In this role, you have the opportunity to
Build your Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) capabilities by undertaking challenging roles in supply chain, manufacturing and procurement, in a creative and empowering environment. By rotating across these Philips ISC functions, you will become an experienced ISC professional.
You will work in three different roles within 2 to 2,5 years and besides your daily activities you will be supported in developing leadership skills. The exposure on the different functional areas will enable the development of an integrated supply chain that drives value for both Philips and our customers. You are responsible for
Supporting the digital transformation across the ISC
Identifying opportunities for improving processes that have a tangible impact on business performance and partner with stakeholders to understand current challenges and implement solutions to address them
Using data-driven analytical rigor and/or six sigma and/or lean expertise to accurately identify issues that lead to sub-optimal performance and their root causes
Engaging actively in Learning & Development program, mentoring/coaching sessions, and the ISC community
Reviewing jointly performance and rotation period with line manager and program manager
Acting as ambassador for the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Early Professional Program and actively participate in identifying new rotation and landing positions as well as recruitment activities for future participants You are part of The Integrated Supply Chain organization, a central group that manages the manufacturing, supply chain and procurement procedures with the objective to perfectly deliver the Philips products to our customers with highest quality against minimal cost.The group is headed by our Chief Operation Officer and supports the market organizations, responsible for the commercial activities, and the business clusters responsible for the development of our health systems and products. In total, the Integrated Supply Chain group has about 25.000 employees and offers many opportunities for a bright career.Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Early Professional Program will engage you in role specific responsibilities that will vary depending on the specific rotation role you will be in. Among others, the program includes roles such as:
Order Manager: communicating with external customer ship/delivery dates that are acceptable and are attainable by Philips organization
Supply planner: calculate an optimal production plan for in-house/outsourced manufacturing;
Supply Chain Project Manager: manage all aspects of a project including planning, cost, action plans, risk, etc.
Manufacturing Engineer: define and implement Manufacturing processes for new products and managing the changes for existing products;
Production manager: manage a team with production workers, production unit or a production process;
Procurement Engineer: drive the sourcing plan, supplier selection, ensuring adherence to the service level agreements, etc.) To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Master Degree in Science, Technical, Engineering, Mathematics/IT, Supply Chain, Operations or equivalent discipline
Maximum 2 years of work experience (0-2 years’ Early Professionals)
Interested or experienced in Integrated Supply Chain (ISC)
Digital savvy, good knowledge of data analysis and interpretation for informed decisions
Required competencies: High energy, Adaptability, Continuous learning, Initiating action, Innovative, high work standards
Good (fluent) verbal and written Chinese and English skills are required
Please attach following mandatory documents to your application:
Resume (mark which sub function trainee you are applying for in ISC: Procurement/Supply Chain/Manufacturing Engineering/Quality/Logistics, etc.)
Cover Letter outlining your motivation In return, we offer you A unique and challenging experience during 2/2.5 years across jobs in the Philips ISC. Upon completion of the program, you have the opportunity to land a critical position in senior level within Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Procurement and the opportunity to work for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people all over the world.
Why should you join Philips?
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