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Philips Procurement Engineer in Haifa, Israel


In this role, you have the opportunity to be a key partner in significant product cost reduction activities during new product development and sustaining phases. Ensure that all related procurement activities result in the highest product quality & assurance of supply.

This position manages all the procurement activities for achieving product cost-targets and program management for the assigned product/platform.

You are responsible for

  • Represents Procurement in new Product Introduction projects

  • Ensure involvement of the supplier at the earliest “right” moment in the PRP/PDLM process

  • Lead and implement VE & DfX in factories

  • Drive AOP & savings via cost down projects

  • Lead the Make or Buy analysis (in-sourcing / out-sourcing of parts and production).

  • Responsible to develop, communicate, and manage detailed purchasing project schedules that support higher level program schedules, ensuring communication within purchasing and cross functionally.

  • Ensure the achievement of ALL Purchasing targets for the project(s) at milestones (supplier support, cost, on time delivery of materials, quality, capacity, qualification of parts, processes and equipment).

  • Manage Product BOM Cost in the assigned product/platform.

  • Manage & maintain concept savings.

  • X- functional alignment of Phase in / Phase out planning

  • Identify opportunities in the new product design process through target costing at component level, and monitoring data sources to improve the design decision making.

You are a part of a global leading Procurement team working on cross organizational activities.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Deep experience with product cost management.

  • Experience with global supplier management – strategic and tactical.

  • Analytical and strategic thinking

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills, across functions and organizational layers

  • Fluent English


  • Technical Engineering background

  • MBA

  • Knowing and understanding broad business perspective.

  • Ability to lead teams and influence cross-functional relationships

  • Demonstrate ability in working in a complex/global environment