Philips Senior Consultant in Eindhoven, Netherlands


Senior Consultant Operations Management

Innovations only generate value once they are operationalized!

Industry Consulting at Philips Innovation Services is a dynamic group of approximately 70 consultants with a growth ambition. We work with leading clients in operationalizing their strategic ambitions and bringing their innovations to market.

In Operations Management we define and improve operations across the entire product life-cycle. We support our clients in all types of operational challenges, like industrializations of new products, operational excellence, and overall change and project management. We work with all Philips businesses worldwide as well as with non-Philips companies.

Your challenge

Are you passionate about operational excellence in production and manufacturing? Can you develop and ramp-up new industrial set-ups? Or improve the quality and reliability of existing products?

Are you capable of acquiring (new) business for our appealing portfolio of services, based on a high level of competences & experiences, customer orientation and teamwork?

Your responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant you:

  • acquire (new) business inside and out-side Philips

  • maintain a solid workload for yourself and colleague consultants

  • develop commercial leads and ensure that they are turned into signed contracts

  • develop and maintain a network of clients

  • act as a partner on managerial level, translating business needs into customer solutions

  • act hands-on and implement sustainable results at clients’ location

  • manage stakeholders at all levels

  • shape and lead cross-functional improvement projects

  • master the latest business excellence methodologies such as Lean and 6 Sigma (DFSS and/or DMAIC)

  • share best practices with clients and colleagues

  • develop and run training programs, facilitate client workshops Our offer A dynamic environment where you will be working in teams with seasoned and highly skilled professionals. You will work in technology driven innovative and growth environments, solving the most important business challenges. You have access to leading capabilities and expertise through on the job learning and formal training.

We are looking for

  • a seasoned professional with 15-20 years of field experience in operational leadership roles

  • a professional with commercial acquisition experience

  • (Management) Consulting experience is an advantage

  • experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams

  • a University Master’s degree in a technical, science, business or related discipline, MBA is a plus

  • a certified (Master) Black Belt in Lean and 6 Sigma (DMAIC and/or DFSS)

  • experience and track record in automotive industry and/or healthcare industry are preferred

  • a motivated self-propelling individual with the determination to succeed

  • candidates that have the ability to gain trust and make impact

  • excellent presentation and communication skills, and fluency in English

  • willingness to travel up to 25- 50 %. You will be based in Eindhoven

  • excellent references, both in your field as well as your commercial capabilities