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Philips DfX Consultant in Shanghai, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Philips DfX consultant drives the Design for Excellence (DfX) of business Improvement programs throughout Philips Business, Markets and Functions.

You are responsible for

  • Design for Excellence (DfX): Builds and maintains the DfX Program to improve business performance across business portfolios (products, services, commodities, direct and Indirect Materials/Services) with Procurement and the Business/market organization

  • Tailor the DfX Program to the challenges and needs of the businesses & Markets, supporting the business lead and key stakeholders in initiating and establishing DfX conventions to drive ideation and change and assuring proper transfer to the business, to external partners, and/or to customers.

  • Leads and coaches sizable cross functional teams, often globally, to collaborate, drive and formulate innovative solutions that address the optimum combination of value, quality and total cost trade-offs based on key business performance targets and customer criteria.

  • Lead the cultural transformation to engrain a DfX / improvement mindset across all of Philips and help drive DfX methodology in the global I2M (Idea to Market) process so that it is ensured through our Philips DNA.

  • Drive the execution of the DfX Program (managing risks, specification, quality, time, money, information), while building organization capability with DfX methodology, mindset, tools and techniques

You are a part of

Philips DfX consultant team

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

  • Master degree in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Electro Technical, Mechanical, Optical, Thermal)

  • Extended with MBA related to Procurement/Program/R&D/ Marketing consultant/ Management

  • Professional with a 10-15 years proven track record

  • Understanding of suppliers, business models, key drivers, measures and priorities

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. 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.

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 .