In this role, you have the opportunity to
Define together with the business entities, the Procurement strategies and translate these into solutions for the organization/business/projects.
You are responsible for
Negotiation process for the assigned area and for delivering the total cost of ownership to support the profitability objectives of Philips,
Planning, executing and reporting sourcing projects in order to have a clear impact on cost savings and total cost of ownership improvement,
Performing reviews with the business stakeholders to reflect changing business needs and requirements and ensures that Procurement strategies contributes to the bottom/top line business success,
Tendering, suppliers negotiation, contracting and performance measurement and for scouting and qualification of suppliers that meet the business requirements,
Securing compliancy of the supply base to Philips policies and carries out relevant risk management assessments,
Analyzing the supplier market and the technology in order to develop new ideas, find new suppliers and business opportunities,
Achieving the maximum performance for the Market by actively using the global sourcing network, respectively by bringing local requirements into the global commodity teams.
You are a part of
An organization with an incredible diversity of nationalities, skills, backgrounds, functions and challenges. At Philips we have opportunities for graduates as well as experienced professionals in everything from applied research to marketing and sales in over 100 countries. We’re a fascinating company to be part of, with a strong emphasis on cultural awareness, mutual understanding and out-of-the-box thinking.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering,
7+ years of hands on experience in indirect materials and services procurement in industries as durable goods, fmcg, consumer electronics, etc.
Experience in managing marketing/ media / event procurement processes is an asset,
Fluency in English,
Having a project mind set,
Ability to work within a diverse team.
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. 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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .
To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .