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Philips Global Commodity Manager Installation Services in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Play at the heart of Philips strategy and be part of our journey to become a leading Solution provider in the Healthcare Market.

You will develop a best-in-class supply base of global strategic partners managing installations and de-installations of Philips solution propositions at the customer site. And contribute to our sustainability initiatives to realize a circular economy.

You are responsible for

  • The definition and implementation of the global procurement strategy and policy with a 1-3 year sight line.

  • The integration and alignment of global procurement strategy and policy with central and local organizations business plan.

  • Challenge ways of working and drive change to enable cost savings both internally as with the suppliers

  • Develop and manage key global strategic supplier partnerships.

  • Leading the supplier sourcing process for the global suppliers in the assigned scope

  • Leading business review meetings and supplier evaluations

  • Give guidance to a multi-functional team of sourcing specialists globally (e.g. supplier quality, commodity engineers and local procurement teams).

  • Gain deep understanding of the supply market and deploy in the local commercial organizations.

  • Ensuring that all Procurement related risks are controlled and mitigated.

You are a part of

Philips global Procurement, the commodity management team for Service & Solutions. This team plays a critical role in Philips’s journey to win in Solutions & Services for the Healthcare market. And is assigned with buying 3rd party products and services that are bundled with Philips products, to be sold through as a turnkey project to our customers. The global commodity team consists of 13 specialized commodity leaders that work closely together with business units and commercial organizations to manage the sourcing process and drive savings and revenue. You will work closely with Finance, Operations, Business Units, Customer Service and Sales Organization to ensure the procurement strategy is aligned with business objectives.

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

  • A Master’s Degree (Economics, Business, Engineering)

  • Relevant procurement experience, preferable within services so you can think in potential service-models for our customers and with our suppliers

  • Expertise in LEAN, Six Sigma and/or Design for Excellence

  • Solid business acumen

  • You are result oriented, fact based, ambitious and energetic with a can-do mentality

  • You prove outstanding organization, networking and communication skills

  • You show a strong influencing attitude

  • You drive the change

  • You prove outstanding learning agility

In return, we offer you:

To work in an innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. You will also have the chance to manage the challenging and changing environment, while constantly improving internal processes and business tools.

Are you a creative person thinking out of the box to tackle challenges and grab opportunities, do you have interest in a wide variety of aspects of running a business in an optimal way and the skills to work and connect with our suppliers and stakeholders of all functions? Do you recognize yourself and do you know you can contribute to this journey?

Look no further and apply now!

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .