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Philips Site Project Procurement Manager in Bothell, Washington


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

The Site Procurement Project Manager (SPPM) is responsible for execution of procurement activities with the supplier for their commodity for Cost Savings projects and New Product Releases. The SPPM is externally focused and is the main interface for all Cost Savings, NPI projects and coordination of activities with the supplier. The SPPM plays a critical role on the Supplier Management Team along with the Commodity Manager, the Supplier Quality Engineer and the Buyer. They are involved with and support cross collaboration with engineering & operations teams and their interaction with the supplier’s technical teams at every stage of the supply chain implementation process and release for Volume Delivery.

The SPPM must be able to work independently, use robust project management, anticipates future roadblocks to bring products to market and ensures that all purchasing targets are being met (on time delivery of parts, service, cost and product/ part quality levels). The candidate must be able to determine when escalation is required. The candidate will work in an environment of the three important project constraints, scope, cost and schedule under the umbrellas of compliance and quality.

SPPM support, Cost Savings, NPI and Sustaining production activities for all global Emergency Care Resuscitation (ECR) sites in the US and China and manages a complex global supply base.

  • Manage suppliers for Electro-Mechanical parts and modules used in Medical Devices (defibrillators) 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 SC issues and cost reduction opportunities impacting our business.

  • Supplier performance, incl. on time delivery of parts and samples Represent and deliver at early supplier involvement (ESI) and Design for X (DfX: X=Cost, quality, reliability, manufacturability, serviceability) conventions for the business

  • Documentation release to Suppliers during PRP (incl. - Build Document Issue (BDI),– Engineering, product & supplier Change Notices(ECN/PCN/SCN) / Change Implementation Plan (CIP’s) Execute, Request For Quote (RFQs) and manage / maintain part rolls and cost updates

  • Put in place Project Expectation Agreements (PLAs) for major parts and modules Work with the Commodity Manager in Supplier Selection and Strategy to fit the business unit Initiate supplier self-assessments and coordinates review with Commodity Managers and Supplier Quality Engineers (SQEs) Project risk management at Supplier, in close collaboration with Buyers Phase in/ Phase out management with Supplier in collaboration with operations buyers. E

  • xecute and support phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to cost savings projects and new product introduction Coordinate Business Review Meetings (BRMs) with Commodity Manager and supplier as required

You are part of

The HealthTech Procurement Engineering team

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

  • Work experience in global manufacturing procurement environment 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 of material in a complex/global supply chain environment Strong supplier project management experience and skills in New Product Introduction (NPI) environment Knowledge of purchasing and business processes and tools Ability to think analytically and work independently, anticipate changing business, project and supplier needs Negotiation skills and contract management experience Ability to influence others and build effective working relationships both internally and externally at various organizational levels Ability to lead small multi-disciplinary teams Ability to travel 10%, Domestic/International

Education/Skills & Experience:

  • Technical degree EE/Mech preferred

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

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