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Philips Planner (Sales & Operations) in Carlsbad, California


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Coordinate the demand worldwide for the Hospital Respiratory Care (HRC) business, in agreement with the market, general manager and financial controller. Your efforts allow Philips to maximize revenue, manage the market demand and consolidate factories, so they can plan and achieve the forecast.

You are responsible for

  • Designing the format and goals of the S&OP meetings, including pre-meeting preparation, agenda, required participants, escalation and resolution process and expected outcomes.

  • Driving expansion of revenue planning horizon with the business and market and understanding financial plan at the Product Family level.

  • Facilitating Executive S&OP meetings and driving improvement in forecast (Sales, Supply Chain, and Consensus) plans.

  • Providing functional expertise in business processes across S&OP, demand and supply planning and inventory optimization.

  • Working with supply and demand SMEs to streamline and optimize existing demand forecasting and supply planning processes, across SKUs & geographies.

  • Leading large, cross- functional project teams, including continuous improvement activities.

You are a part of

The Monitoring and Analytics (MA) & Therapeutic Care Supply Chain OPS Logistics business group, within the Connected Care business cluster. The Connected Care business is bringing together monitoring and therapeutic devices, software and services to create smart solutions to deliver on the quadruple aim of value-based healthcare (improved health outcomes, improved patient experience, improved staff satisfaction and lower cost of care). You will report to the Director of Site Operations.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree (REQUIRED)

  • 8+ years of experience in an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) environment

  • 8+ years managing complex financial analysis and modeling

  • Advanced analytical, problem solving, presentation, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong project management, business acumen and technical knowledge (including ERP systems, SAP preferred)

  • Experience within a regulated environment (Medical Device preferred)

  • Strong quantitative skills, with the ability to consolidate complex data and formulate into sound recommendations to drive business decision making

  • APICS CPIM and/or CSCP Certification (preferred)

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to join a growing and dynamic team. As well, you will be working with senior leadership across multiple Philips sites and helping shape this role, as it is new to the organization.

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 . Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

In addition to being purpose-driven, at Philips, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences into the decision-making, and strive to create it wherever possible.

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