Philips Supplier Account Manager in Finished Goods Comercial Team in Lodz, Poland

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Manage a regional supplier portfolio and deliver a strategic impact through supplier strategy development programs. The aim is to ensure performance (productivity, quality, sustainability and delivery), growth and innovation while effectively managing risk and spend. You will focus on Finished Goods Comercial and support the European Team's projects and scouting activities.

You are responsible for

  • Managing Supplier performance score card using the Global Supplier Rating System and cross-functional stakeholder calibration

  • Identifying future business opportunities and NPI projects together with PE and based on provided Supplier innovation/ideas

  • Creating Supplier Strategy in full alignment with CM strategies to define Supplier related spend, targets, negotiations, RFX projects and spend pooling

  • Program manage execution by securing close alignment between, supplier, PE and business

  • Relentlessly driving impact to the bottom and top line through Supplier Performance Development and innovative negotiation approach

  • Implementing defined negotiation roadmap, target setting and business reviews

  • Encouraging Suppliers to share innovative ideas and/or solutions (e.g. by using SPICE) and provide insights into future technology roadmaps

  • Encouraging Suppliers to use LEAN approaches to co-create and deliver TCO savings opportunities (e.g. concept savings)

  • Conducting assessments to identify and manage critical supplier parameters on a continuous basis covering risk, regulatory compliance, financial exposure and related liabilities (e and creating corresponding mitigation and contingency plans with business continuity in mind

  • Ensuring full compliance regarding sustainability and regulatory requirements

  • Ensuring all contracts and RFX events are properly managed in contract and RFX management systems (e.g. source2contract), following defined processes, policies and guidelines

  • Managing and demanding continuously improved quality from supplier and driving clear actions to achieve this

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

  • University degree (engineering/logistics/SCM/business administration)

  • A minimum of 5 years commodity management experience

  • Project Management skills

  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills

  • Ability to persuade and influence business decisions

  • Ability to work organized and independently, with a high sense of business ethics and responsibility

  • Fluent in English

  • Ability to do 25% travel

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based 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.

  • Opportunity to build new procurement capability for Royal Philips.

  • Yearly bonus based on performance achieved.

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

  • Benefit System cards.

  • Discount for Philips’ products

Why should you join Philips?

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