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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