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Philips Lean Transformation Leader in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Bring the Lean Culture to the next level in our Market Supply Chain organization

You are responsible for

  • Delivering high-impact results on critical business performance targets such as lead time, quality, and cost

  • Raising the overall level of knowledge and awareness of the organization through simultaneous training and demonstration through hands-on application of lean tools and concepts

  • Identifying and setting up the right metrics and controls for improved performance, visibility, and ownership of all order to cash processes

  • Identifying quick wins and mid-term improvements

  • Setting up the business for a multi-year full lean deployment along the entire Order to Cash flow

  • Assisting the business in defining new organizational structure and key processes

  • Deploying improvement plans with process owners

  • Coaching management on leading using lean principles and a more holistic approach

  • Managing cultural change across multiple geographies and functions

You are a part of

The Market Supply Chain organization. We are responsible for the execution and harmonization of the transactional order processes, installation process and physical distribution within Philips Health Systems.

You will report to the Head of the Continuous improvement and together you'll enforce the lean culture and its related behaviors in the organization by applying Lean tools and principals

This to achieve the most lean and efficient processes to increase on time delivery and quality towards our customers.

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

  • 2-3 years’ experience designing and leading a lean deployment across multiple disciplines with significant impact on lead time, quality, and cost

  • 5-10 years of supply chain and manufacturing, supply chain architecture/flow

  • Experience advising and setting up performance metrics and target setting

  • Straightforward and natural communicator on all different levels in an organization

  • Advanced analytical, problem solving skills

  • Business savvy: good understanding of business fundamentals, financials, and market drivers

  • Pragmatic, “getting things done” mentality

  • Not afraid to take a calculated risk and rapidly try out new approaches to solve problems

  • Around 15% of travel foreseen

In return, we offer you

A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore

The possibility to discover how you can actively contribute to innovations that matter

The opportunity to build a great international network

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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