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Philips Teamlead Logistic Operations in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

prove and develop your people management, logistics and social skills to deliver operational excellence. Besides that, you can develop your personal and supply chain skills at an international level and based on your proven drive and results, provide great opportunity to develop your career. Within Philips Healthcare there are various production locations responsible for producing and shipping machines such as MR scanners and/or CT scanners. One of these locations is located in Best, The Netherlands and from here shipping takes place to customers all over the globe. As a final step in the production process, there are several requirements for preparing the physical shipment such as creating various types of documentation. We are looking for a team-lead which can lead a team of people responsible for generating these types of documents.

Would you like to lead a team? Do you want to further improve your people management skills? And do you like to be part of the larger production process team with a focus on the shipment of our products? Then this might be the next role for you!

You are responsible for

  • Lead, grow and monitor a team of Invoicing officers (10+) including all HR responsibilities

  • Act as single point of contact for 2nd level escalations related to transportation management

  • Managing the outbound process of the production location Best

  • Initiate process improvements and implement them in the day to day processes

You are a part of

You are part of the integrated warehouse & distribution (IWD) systems logistics group, which consists of several teams each responsible for the documents process of a specific Philips systems production location around the world. You will report into the Head of IWD systems factory logistics.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor or master degree in supply chain is preferred.

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a high tech supply chain environment.

  • Experience with process optimization and leading operational teams is a plus.

  • Affinity with transport and distrubition management.

  • Willingness to drive the process rather than being part of the process.

  • customer-focused, precise, persistent, finisher, make-it-happen attitude, pro-active, deliver on commitment, social, group player.

  • Someone who is familiar with the LEAN terminology and way of working

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .