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Philips Regional Procurement Manager for Health Systems Organization in Lodz, Poland


The Regional Procurement Manager for Health Systems Organization will be managing an assigned market commodities and suppliers’ portfolio. This is a unique opportunity to join Philips mission ‘to improve lives of 3 billion people’. We are looking for a highly energetic and flexible person with a young mindset who wants to further develop him/herself.

As strategic sourcing manager you will source, contract, and manage suppliers who have are providing 3rd party goods and services being part of Philips medical solutions. You will work with suppliers on what they can bring to our company, securing the proper contract engagements, driving the quality programs with them as well as manage them via review meetings. You will drive commodity and sourcing strategies aligned with business programs and requirements. You will be part of negotiations teams, implementation projects and manage commercial relationships with suppliers.

You are responsible for

  • Define, implement, manage and deploy, together with the Market Commercial Organization, the strategy, tactics and objectives for purchase 3rd party goods and services in the region

  • Ensure timely contracts and delivery of materials/services necessary against the best possible terms to execute projects and services in the region. Also establishing, achieving and maintaining any necessary long term supply assurances from the supply base

  • Develop & maintain appropriate links with Business Units (BU)/Business Lines (BL), Global Commercial Operations Commodity Managers to ensure successful execution of strategies & tactics (objectives)

  • Ensure in cooperation with the Market Commercial Organization, the adequate actions are in place and followed up for continuous quality and supply improvement such as, but not limited to, reduction of cost, non-quality and lead time with critical component management where needed

  • Create a clear savings list on resale parts & services and discuss and initiate savings in the way of working with suppliers with the help of Global Com Operations/Commodity Managers and keep track of these savings with regularly status reports. This for both new buy and replacement products during their entire service life

  • Participate in ensuring that Supplier relationship are defined via written agreements (contracts) that meet the long and short-term needs of the 3rd party parts/services business of Philips Healthcare. Existing agreements and reviewed to ensure they meet the requirements otherwise new contract are initiated/negotiated

You are a part of our Global Competence Center in Łódź , where we centralize our transactional processes. We bring together supporting roles within HR, Finance, Procurement, Customer Service, Supply Chain and other, enabling you to have a career in an international, cross functional environment. Your future colleagues speak 25+ languages and represent 15+ different nationalities, supporting our operations in 50 countries on a daily basis.

You will be part of Indirect Materials and Services (IMS) team , with dedication to global Solutions & Services (S&S) Cluster. Operating as a Central Market Sourcing team for Philips allows IMS to persistently add maximum value to the Philips bottom line by delivering its services cross markets.

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

  • Graduate with Bachelor or Master degree

  • Fluent English is a must (both verbal and written)

  • 6-8 years of sourcing experience

  • min. 2 years of procurement experience in the area of medical devices and equipment

  • Project Management skills /experience required

  • Working in matrix organization experience preferred

  • Ability to inspire commitment, communicate and influence virtually

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills; convincing power

  • Very good communication skills and customer attitude

  • Self-driven and pro-active, able to work independently in virtual environment

  • Developed analytical thinking skills with an eye for detail

  • Computer literacy essential and experience in MS office applications

In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

  • Annual bonus based on performance achieved

  • Private medical care with option to extend it to family members

  • Benefit System cards

  • Discount for Philips’ products

  • Relocation package applicable for people moving in from outside of Łódź region

  • Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events)