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Philips Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Latham, NY.) in Latham, New York

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In this role, you will be challenged to

Design and drive the business success of Philips Healthcare. Next to Innovation & Technology Leadership the responsibility of Procurement Engineering is also to ensure lowest TCO for Philips. Collaborate with all cross functional stakeholders and early supplier involvement on new product designs in order to ensure business success. Use an end to end approach and close cooperation with the R&D as well as the service department in order to ensure customer satisfaction, high product quality, long term profitability, and business growth.

You are responsible for

  • Representing procurement in the product creation process including leading Design for Excellence (DfX) conventions, identifying supplier technologies and leading supplier selection.

  • Identifying and executing supplier improvement projects to control and mitigate procurement related risks (quality, availability, cost).

  • Identifying supplier manufacturability issues by collaborating with suppliers and implementing feedback with Engineering.

  • Supporting the negotiation teams with conceptual and fact-based information and opportunities to drive significant structural cost reduction improvement.

  • Creating a procurement strategy that enables the business road map and providing input to the Commodity teams regarding the supply base characteristics, based on those business requirements.

  • Perform analytics to drive adherence to key performance indicators and product cost down targets

You are a part of

The Field Generating Unit (FGU) business line which resides in the Imaging Components (IC) business unit; is the sole R&D and manufacturing location of superconducting magnets which are used in all of Philips MRI Systems globally. Procurement Engineering has the opportunity to drive early and deep procurement involvement on new platform designs and product enhancements, while focusing on the End 2 End approach during supplier selection process and product lifecycle management activities. You will report to the Procurement Engineering Manager.

In return, we offer you

Opportunity to manage cost down initiatives, drive innovation, and technology while ensuring timelines/deliverables stay on track. You will also have the chance to manage the challenging and changing environment, while constantly improving internal processes and business tools.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering

  • 5+ experience managing supplier relationships, leading suppliers in new product development and leading supplier improvement projects

  • Expertise in value Engineering, GD&T, Design for Excellence, LEAN, Statistical process control and/or Six Sigma

  • Project Management experience with the ability to think strategically in a global environment

  • Is able to lead project based Cost Engineering activities, manage reporting of results within the project teams.

  • Analytic experience in financials and working with a cost savings database

  • Strong organization, planning and communication skills are required

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 . Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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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.

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 .

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