Philips Operations Coordinator - Stock Control in Guildford, United Kingdom

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In this role, you have the opportunity to be responsible for the outbound supply and allocation of all finished goods for UK customers, as well as working on continuous improvement projects within the Operations department.

This entry level positon is a fantastic spring board into our Philips personal Health business. This is a fast paced role where accuracy and attention to detail are critical.

You are responsible for;

  • Responsible for stock allocation, transfer of stock and allocating against specialized orders such as stock transfer, own use etc.

  • Review stock and back orders on a daily basis and allocate stock according to the Customer Demand Plans

  • Update allocations that have been given by commercial management and see that total amounts are allocated correctly to customers/channels

  • Process stock transfers from Philips warehouse to third party locations for extra-work etc. and advise internal customers accordingly and in line with company policy. Maintain Good Stock Movements internally at warehouse

  • Liaise with Order Desk, Marketing, Demand Planners, Forwarding Agents, Warehouse and Distribution to ensure the smooth operation of the supply process

  • Participate in Cross-training to provide effective cover

  • Participate in customer meetings and projects as directed by the management

You are a part of Philips UK&I Operations team, and will report to the Operations Manager. You will interact regularly with internal UK stakeholders: Customer and Sales Support Coordinators, Demand Planners and Account Managers, as well as central Warehouse and Distribution. External stakeholders include transport and warehousing service providers, and customer Operations contacts.

This role is based from our Guildford office.

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

  • Someone with strong numerical and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good computer skills, mainly Excel.

  • Highly organised and methodical with the ability to follow through processes. Good attention to detail is critical

  • Able to work on their own initiative and have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude

  • Able to work under pressure with the ability to handle complex situations

  • Someone with an appreciation of the major factors and constraints affecting factory production and component availability and previous experience in a similar role or stock control function is preferable but not essential as full training will be provided

In return, we offer you

A path to further career development in Philips, you will be the direct customer interface managing some of our most important relationships. 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?

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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Equal opportunities

Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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