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Philips SP&R Tactical Buyer in Haifa, Israel


In this role, you have the opportunity to do monitoring & execution, coordinating and controlling raw materials, prices and cost. As well, sub assembly inventory in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Responsibilities include material expediting, movement and transactions from PO issuing to supplier thru daily cooperation/monitoring, on time delivery to manufacturing and up to invoice approval.

Working closely with all suppliers and internal customers i.e. Plant Managers, ME, QA, R&D, SC, Finance and Strategic Purchasing to develop and implement strategic and tactical sourcing plans for the ongoing supply management at the lowest total cost to meet the defined requirements of a Unit/Business Line/Sector.

You are responsible for

  • Driving preferred supplier selection for sourcing portfolio.

  • Ongoing supplier evaluation and management.

  • Leading price negotiations and cost reduction for sourcing portfolio.

  • Maintaining and implement commodity tactical.

  • Leading continuous improvement of processes and technologies that support product/component decisions.

  • Daily interacting with ME, QA, R&D, Logistic, Supply Chain, Planning, Purchasing and Finance.

  • Securing smooth supply of material according to manufacturing plan.

  • Managing assigned portfolio of suppliers at SP&R Haifa level.

You are a part of

SP&R Supply Chain team.

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

  • Relevant B.Sc. degree (Industrial Engineering– an advantage).

  • At least 2 years of experience in supply chain/purchasing/operational environments.

  • High negotiation skills.

  • Familiarity with SAP and Agile – advantage.

  • Strong presentation skills for both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluent English.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment.

In return, we offer you

A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

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