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Philips Senior Procurement Engineer in Bothell, Washington

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Help build a high growth business that will help improve the lives of millions of people while advancing Philips journey as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for

  • Experience in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) environment.

  • Work with Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBA) and management of Tier-2 components

  • Procurement experience and knowledge of passive and active components, ASICs, FPGAs

  • Drive concept savings in new product development in close cooperation with Marketing, Quality, SCM and development

  • Represent and drive procurement initiatives in early supplier involvement

  • Lead and coordinate Design for Excellence (DfX) conventions

  • Owns the product cost (cBoM) and manages all cost related changes to the product

  • Represent procurement on the core team for New Product Introduction projects

  • Manage request for quotes (RfQ) process based on the Forward Procurement List

  • Drives the Supplier Selection Process together with the Commodity Teams

  • Ensures that the supplier related risks (cost, quality, availability) are controlled and mitigated

  • Supports the Supplier Quality Manager in new supplier component release process as part of the

  • Advanced Product Quality Plan (APQP), including compliance and sustainability aspects

  • Aligns project teams with technology roadmaps

  • Coordinates inputs and decision for make or buy analysis outcome

  • Supports the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up)

  • Works with Commodity teams on supply base characteristics based on business requirements

  • Execute and support phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction

  • Lead the implementation of the cost reduction strategies focused on the product life cycle, from new product design to products released for production, by facilitating cost down opportunities

  • Identify strategic cost reduction by significant contribution to design decisions with product roadmaps in perspective

  • Support the negotiation teams with conceptual and fact-based information and opportunities to drive significant structural cost reduction improvement

  • Drive the deployment of early supplier involvement through design-in or cost-reduction workshops

  • Develop and deploy common approaches to target costing and tracking for the assigned product/category

  • Lead the development of an effective set of cost models to track “target cost” status for assigned product/category, support deployment of cost awareness to design engineers

  • Work on CAPA teams to resolve supplier related issues for procurement engineering

  • Ability to travel 10%, Domestic/International

You are a part of:

The HealthTech Procurement Engineering team

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

  • Electrical Engineering degree (MS/MBA preferred) and minimum of 5 to 10 years industry experience in procurement of electro-mechanical systems/products/solutions for the medical industry, experience in, sourcing/supplier/commodity management preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes for commodities such as printed circuit board assemblies, power supplies, cables, custom battery packs, mechanical parts (plastics, machined, sheet metal) and cables

  • Experience with all aspects of quality concepts/tools/methods (e.g. FMEA, DOE, IQ/OQ/PQ, MSA, GRR, 8D), quality issue resolution and quality monitoring measures

  • Six-sigma Black Belt or Green Belt Optional

  • Furthermore to be successful in this role you are:

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

  • Motivated, self-driven with a determination to succeed and the ability to manage change

  • Analytical, you are open to new ideas and believe in continuous learning in order to develop new competencies

  • Fluent in English

  • Location: Bothell, WA, US

In return we offer you

A career at Philips Healthcare affords you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of real people by succeeding at real challenges. As a people-centric business, you’ll be challenged to understand their needs, the way they feel, and what it takes to improve the well-being of individuals and families from coast to coast.

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.

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 .

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