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Philips Business Transformation Leader (Bothell, Washington) in Bothell, Washington


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead the Business Transformation (BT) for the Ultrasound Business Group (BG) and will drive the overall business transformation portfolio, deploy strategic solutions and embed yourself within the BG to enable performance improvement activities to ensure success.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Defines with BG Management Team (MT), the BG’s Business Transformation strategy, including selection of target areas, priority setting between programs when needed, and effective execution of improvement methodologies using daily management, problem-solving, and Hoshin

  • Acts as a facilitator within BG by bringing transparency around all business transformation initiatives and work with the central teams to set the right priorities and sequence based on the business objectives and critical metrics

  • Leads the successful Philips Business System (PBS) deployment and embedding in the BG. (Innovation (I2M), Marketing (M2O), Operations (O2C), Philips Excellence Practices)

  • Ensure BG strategic plan & Business Market Combination plans are impactful and provide clear path to achievement of Financial and Business important metrics

  • Active member of the BG BT Management Team; supports BG CEO in leading effective operating reviews to ensure problem solving as well as leading the operational cadence and structured to support the business

  • Drive the Transformation commitments of BG, provide thought leadership and strategic direction on how the business can execute and deploy the key corporate strategic transformation initiatives and implement Philips Excellence.

  • Drive End2End Customer Value Chains: lead and co-own the End2End transformations and deployments along with other BG Leaders.

  • Runs portfolio of End2End transformations and PBS/E2E deployment projects for Business Models for BG.

  • Plan BG Kaizen Events, including President's Kaizens; build methodology to ensure sustainability

  • Lead a high performing multidisciplinary BG BT team; build followership with the End2End community, activating them, mentoring them and supporting their career development.

You are a part of

Our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2030. Every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards, and personalized development planning programs. Our research and business provide unique opportunities to develop cutting-edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.

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

  • Degree in Business or Engineering required; Master's Degree preferred

  • 10+ years of business process improvement experience, leading large projects/programs in complex cross-functional organizations and/or environments.

  • Capable of sales/marketing coaching and problem solving; developing and implementing of a continuous improvement road map

  • Experience in driving strategic projects, preferably including Partnerships, M&A diligence, and product-focused explorations

  • Ability to analyze key financial and business KPIs from a BG Leader's perspective

  • Deep understanding of Lean, Continuous Improvement and Philips Excellence Practices

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and listening); consulting and influencing skills

  • Training and Facilitation competencies, paired with excellent time and project management skills

  • Practical experience implementing Toyota Production System, or similar, in a functional role

  • Proven ability to lead a team of improvement resources.

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career 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 .

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.