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Philips Design for Excellence Coach in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

drive the DfX (Design for Excellence) Program to improve productivity performance across business/market portfolios. The DfX program focuses on delivering breakthrough improvements. You will be also tailoring the DfX Program to the challenges and needs of the businesses & markets, supporting them in driving ideation, and leading the cultural transformation to engrain a DfX / improvement mindset across all of Philips.

You are responsible for

  • Supporting the DfX program planning, in close cooperation with the procurement Business/Commodity leaders/Markets, working as a partner to Business & Procurement Management

  • Representing the DfX organization in the business and providing business management with regular project performance status updates, variances to plan and identification of corrective actions

  • Ensuring that there is an effective transfer and archiving of the DfX convention deliverables

  • Establishing short term (1-2 years) DfX plan for assigned business

  • Applying & improving change management knowledge ensuring procurement set up new style for assigned business

  • Coaching & leading the belonging DFX Conventions, interfacing with all other functional disciplines as well as the planning of them.

You are a part of

a global DfX team and will report into a global DfX Leader. In this role you will work very closely with leaders of functional leaders from Supply Chain, Sustainability, HR, IT, etc.

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

  • Master's degree in technical domain and/or MBA

  • 5 years proven record in improvement program design and execution

  • Understanding of IT systems, impact of data

  • Strong project management skills

  • Continuous improvement and change management experience, including managing stakeholders at Executive level

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities

Why should you join Philips?

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