Philips Procurement Engineer (SPL) in Bothell, Washington

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The Site Procurement Program Manager (SPPM) is responsible for management of activities with the supplier for their assigned commodities during the Product Release Process (PRP). The SPPM is externally focused and is the main interface for all PRP projects and activities with the supplier. The SPM plays a critical role on the Procurement Engineering Team along with the Commodity Manager, the Supplier Quality Engineer and the Buyer. They are externally focused and interface with the New Product Introduction Teams. They are involved with and support the collaboration with R&D engineering teams and their interaction with the supplier’s technical teams at every stage of the implementation process and release for mass production Volume Delivery.

The SPPM must be able to work independently, is very well organized, makes use of robust project management methods and material planning tools. He/she anticipates future roadblocks to bring products to market and ensures that all procurement targets are being met (on time delivery of parts, services, cost and product/ part quality levels). The candidate must be able to determine when escalation is required. The candidate will work effectively in an environment of the three important project constraints, scope, cost and schedule under the umbrella of quality and regulatory requirements. The candidate will have experience with seeking and driving cost reduction opportunities in new and existing products.

The SPPM role supports NPI and sustaining production activities globally in multiple continents, including SE Asia.

Responsibilities:

  • Project management of activities at Suppliers—Interface between supplier account manager(s) /cross functional teams and Philips cross functional groups, serving as a key point of contact for procurement issues and cost reduction opportunities impacting our business for New Product Introduction (NPI) parts and samples.

  • Documentation release to Suppliers during PRP (incl. - Build Document Issue (BDI),– Change Notices (CN) / Change Implementation Plans (CIP’s).

  • Execute, Request For Quote (RFQs).

  • Component Part Approval Form (CPAFs) /part setup generation for custom and commercial components.

  • Provide production quotes and gain approval for production pricing from Commodity Managers.

  • Support the Commodity Manager in Supplier Selection and Strategy.

  • Initiates supplier self-assessments and coordinates review with Commodity Managers and Supplier Quality Engineers (SQEs).

  • Engaged in NPI negotiations & Project Level Agreements (PLAs) with suppliers.

  • Project risk management at Supplier, with close collaboration with Buyers.

  • CN/CIP and Phase in/ Phase out management with Supplier in collaboration with buyers.

  • Ongoing Supplier performance and continuous improvements.

  • Participate in Business Review Meetings (BRMs) and Supply Chain (SC) meetings.

  • Manage / maintain part rolls and cost updates.

  • Realize cost reduction opportunities without compromising quality.

Key Requirements:

• Work experience with a global supplier base.

• Focus on implementing cost reduction opportunities.

• Understand supply chain management of Tier-1 and Tier-2 suppliers /components, manage cost changes, phase-in/phase-outs (PIPO) of material.

• Experience working with Higher Level Assemblies (HLAs) with large scale global contract manufacturers.

• Strong supplier and project management experience and skills.

• Knowledge of Purchasing and business processes and tools.

• Ability to think analytically and work independently, anticipates changing business, project and supplier needs.

• Negotiation skills and contract management experience.

• Ability to propose and work structured solutions.

• Ability to influence others and build effective working relationships both internally and externally at various organizational levels.

• Ability to lead small multi-disciplinary teams.

• Presentation, written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills.

• Experience with new product introduction (NPI) and development preferred.

• Ability to travel 10%, Domestic/International.

Other Qualifications and Skills:

  • Technical degree (Mechanical engineering strongly preferred) but not required.

  • 5+ years’ experience in procurement/sourcing/supplier/commodity management

required.

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. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The Site Procurement Program Manager (SPPM) is responsible for management of activities with the supplier for their assigned commodities during the Product Release Process (PRP). The SPPM is externally focused and is the main interface for all PRP projects and activities with the supplier. The SPM plays a critical role on the Procurement Engineering Team along with the Commodity Manager, the Supplier Quality Engineer and the Buyer. They are externally focused and interface with the New Product Introduction Teams. They are involved with and support the collaboration with R&D engineering teams and their interaction with the supplier’s technical teams at every stage of the implementation process and release for mass production Volume Delivery.

The SPPM must be able to work independently, is very well organized, makes use of robust project management methods and material planning tools. He/she anticipates future roadblocks to bring products to market and ensures that all procurement targets are being met (on time delivery of parts, services, cost and product/ part quality levels). The candidate must be able to determine when escalation is required. The candidate will work effectively in an environment of the three important project constraints, scope, cost and schedule under the umbrella of quality and regulatory requirements. The candidate will have experience with seeking and driving cost reduction opportunities in new and existing products.

The SPPM role supports NPI and sustaining production activities globally in multiple continents, including SE Asia.

Responsibilities:

  • Project management of activities at Suppliers—Interface between supplier account manager(s) /cross functional teams and Philips cross functional groups, serving as a key point of contact for procurement issues and cost reduction opportunities impacting our business for New Product Introduction (NPI) parts and samples.

  • Documentation release to Suppliers during PRP (incl. - Build Document Issue (BDI),– Change Notices (CN) / Change Implementation Plans (CIP’s).

  • Execute, Request For Quote (RFQs).

  • Component Part Approval Form (CPAFs) /part setup generation for custom and commercial components.

  • Provide production quotes and gain approval for production pricing from Commodity Managers.

  • Support the Commodity Manager in Supplier Selection and Strategy.

  • Initiates supplier self-assessments and coordinates review with Commodity Managers and Supplier Quality Engineers (SQEs).

  • Engaged in NPI negotiations & Project Level Agreements (PLAs) with suppliers.

  • Project risk management at Supplier, with close collaboration with Buyers.

  • CN/CIP and Phase in/ Phase out management with Supplier in collaboration with buyers.

  • Ongoing Supplier performance and continuous improvements.

  • Participate in Business Review Meetings (BRMs) and Supply Chain (SC) meetings.

  • Manage / maintain part rolls and cost updates.

  • Realize cost reduction opportunities without compromising quality.

Key Requirements:

• Work experience with a global supplier base.

• Focus on implementing cost reduction opportunities.

• Understand supply chain management of Tier-1 and Tier-2 suppliers /components, manage cost changes, phase-in/phase-outs (PIPO) of material.

• Experience working with Higher Level Assemblies (HLAs) with large scale global contract manufacturers.

• Strong supplier and project management experience and skills.

• Knowledge of Purchasing and business processes and tools.

• Ability to think analytically and work independently, anticipates changing business, project and supplier needs.

• Negotiation skills and contract management experience.

• Ability to propose and work structured solutions.

• Ability to influence others and build effective working relationships both internally and externally at various organizational levels.

• Ability to lead small multi-disciplinary teams.

• Presentation, written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills.

• Experience with new product introduction (NPI) and development preferred.

• Ability to travel 10%, Domestic/International.

Other Qualifications and Skills:

  • Technical degree (Mechanical engineering strongly preferred) but not required.

  • 5+ years’ experience in procurement/sourcing/supplier/commodity management

required.

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. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.