Philips Procurement Engineer in Haifa, Israel

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

The Procurement Engineer (PE) manages all the procurement activities for achieving product cost-targets and program management for the assigned product/platform.

Your responsibilities

  • Represent 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

Minimum:

  • 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

Preferred:

  • 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

In return, we offer you

To be part of a company that is committed to improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025 through market-driven innovations in Healthcare, Lighting and Lifestyle. We are passionate about offering our employees the challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities needed for their personal and professional development.

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, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . 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 .