In this role, you have the opportunity to
manage a global scope of supply base supporting Philips’ innovative technologies.
You will co-develop and coordinate the key commodity strategies within the Software BoM (Bill-of-Materials) & Embedded Services procurement where applicable; and will be accountable for Total Cost of Ownership including material costs, long term assurance of supply, supplier performance and selection and procurement information/data management.
You will also have full accountability for BOM material and services cost, long term assurance of supply, supplier performance and selection and supply management information/data management, providing support and guidance to relevant procurement peers, building of supply market intelligence to support business and or market decisions.
You are responsible for
Co-developing, maintaining and executing commodity strategies for the assigned supplier portfolio/sub commodity.
Relentlessly driving bottom and top-line impact through optimum Sourcing footprint and Supply Base design
Supplier evaluation and management within the assigned scope.
Identifying Supplier capabilities, performance and technologies by conducting competitive assessments and benchmarking of existing and potential suppliers.
Ensuring effective communication and representation of Commodity strategy, programs and performance to all key-stakeholders.
Leading strategic contract and price negotiations for assigned supplier portfolio, including gathering relevant benchmark data, supplier market intelligence.
Leading cross-functional teams to program manage execution of Supply Base change projects via funnel and Source2Contract RfX event management.
Contract management within the assigned scope (develop, maintain and execute).
Ensuring related risks are controlled and mitigated including Q&R compliancy for all new supplier deployment as relevant.
You are a part of
a global commodity team consisting of Supplier Account Managers (SAMs), continuously interfacing with innovative technologies and companies. You will frequently interface with R&D, CAO, Procurement Engineering, Product Marketing, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
At least 5 years knowledge and experience in procurement, with preference to OEM/3rd party software vendor experience
Good understanding of technology, supply base for both OEM & Embedded Software/Services
Solid understanding of Licensing and IP aspects is a bonus
Experience in a production environment (medical/FDA regulated preferred)
Comfortable working with R&D Engineering, Marketing, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
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