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Philips Procurement Engineering Business Partner in Haifa, Israel


In this role, you have the opportunity to lead and manage all procurement engineering activities at the Haifa Israel site for the Computed Tomography/Advanced Molecular Imaging (CT/AMI) business. The business partner understands product context end to end and delivers business strategies including strategic cost management. The business partner owns the DfX concept and competence and ensures alignment with all other functional disciplines, stakeholders and relevant other business entities to drive procurement strategy.

You are responsible for

  • Participate on the site MT and drive Procurement strategies that meet the business and product portfolio needs

  • Support the development of Procurement Strategy for CT/AMI business with site spend responsibilities of €90M and 122 suppliers

  • Leads the Haifa site Procurement Engineering Team including retention and coaching the team

  • Drive first time right on Suppliers selection on NPIs and manage procurement activities on sustainable products with high quality, predictable delivery & optimum cost from supply base

  • Responsible for managing the product context within procurement via DfX concept, interfacing with all other functional disciplines.

  • Achieves product cost reduction through value engineering/DfX and supply chain optimization

  • Acts as interface to the Commodity Cluster Leaders to ensure business objectives are aligned

  • Ensures site Procurement Engineering related risks are controlled and mitigated

  • Defines procurement requirements and business drivers for supply strategy for in/outsourcing decisions

  • Aligns Product & Technology Roadmaps with suppliers

  • Ensures early supplier involvement in Product Design Process

  • Manages the link between the new product introduction process with supplier selection

  • Secures S&OP linkage to component availability

  • Ensures development of cost & quality roadmaps & linkage to margin management

  • Manages development of Target Cost model of products

  • Manages standardization & complexity reduction (concept improvement)

You are a part of

Procurement Engineering group for CT/AMI.

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

  • B.S. in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Electronic Engineering

  • MS in engineering preferred

  • 7-10 or more years of proven design engineering and project management experience leading cross-functional teams

  • Experience leading global projects

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience working in more than one functional area (operations, engineering, sourcing, quality, etc.)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing quality systems and working in a regulated industry

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point, and Word required

  • Ability to lead by influencing

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Previous experience in supplier management and/or development

  • Understanding of six sigma and lean methodology

  • Understanding in applying cost models and productivity initiatives

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.

We believe in ample reward and special recognition for a job well done, and we welcome the cultural awareness, mutual understanding, open minds and out-of-the-box thinking that come from international multidisciplinary team working.

Why should you join Philips?

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