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Philips Managing Consultant Operations Management in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead and grow a team of 20 operations management consultants, and business analysts.

You are responsible for

  • Generating profitable turnover by actively managing the acquisition process of the team and leveraging your network to spot new opportunities and convert them into projects.

  • Managing and drive the sales funnel of the practice.

  • Foreseeing developments in your field of practice, take the lead in the development and implementation of the strategic direction and continuously improve our service propositions.

  • Translating business opportunities into projects, services and competences required.

  • Resourcing projects with the right competencies, skills and experience profiles.

  • Playing an active part in project teams if required.

  • Leading the Operations Management practice and coach its team members.

  • Building the team by acquiring and developing the right competences in line with our strategy.

  • Fostering and advance a culture of performance, teamwork, responsibility and customer orientation.

You are a part of

Industry Consulting within Philips Innovation Services, a dynamic and challenging environment, where you will be working on multi-disciplinary issues as well as on strategic / organizational challenges.

You will be the seasoned managing professional and your input will have immediate impact on your team and the client’s organization.

We welcome you to a challenging, dynamic and innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore and to contribute.

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

  • You are a pragmatic, seasoned professional or consultant with a Master’s Degree in Engineering, preferably complemented with Business education.

  • You have at least 15 years’ experience in a high-tech and global manufacturing, production, services and solutions operations environment

  • You have worked in systems industries and in high volume products, preferably in health related companies.

  • You have a proven track record in the areas of operations, industrialization, lean, manufacturing management systems, planning and quality systems.

  • You have experience in developing and implementing Industry 4.0 concepts and the use of analytics and data-driven manufacturing.

  • You have experience in driving productivity and quality improvement of manufacturing operations, value engineering, cost modelling of manufacturing operations, and design for manufacturability.

  • You have up-to-date and practical, operational knowledge of the leading concepts, approaches, and methodologies in these fields and the proven ability to put them into practice.

  • You have expertise in or affinity to supply chain management, procurement, innovation and development topics.

  • You are a people and team developer with proven skills of leading a team of professionals as well as guiding and coaching business analysts towards higher performance and capabilities.

  • You are pro-active in developing new business with proven commercial and acquisition skills.

  • You are customer oriented and easily connect to your customers and stakeholders through strong and compelling communication.

  • You have the maturity and self-confidence to operate at senior and executive levels where you have a wide network but can also operate effectively at shop-floor levels.

  • You are a motivated self-propelling person with the determination to succeed and the ability to manage change, with a belief in continuous learning.

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English and willing to travel up to 25% of your time.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. 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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