Philips Commodity Manager in Eindhoven, Netherlands

commodity manager CG70 in PBM cluster

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drive innovation and access to affordable, high-quality care around the globe. Through strong partnerships with our suppliers, we bring Philips innovation and achieve sustainable competitive cost advantage. The procurement process and systems landscape are continually being professionalized with a view to reaching even higher standards. ​

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned professional with interest in global procurement. Focusing on commodity strategy development with short and mid-term focus, senior stakeholder management, data analytics, driving breakthrough procurement solutions and project work. You will drive & participate in sourcing innovation initiatives (for example DfX conventions), develop and execute negotiation strategies, improve the efficiency and outcomes of the team, their processes and Philips’ projects. You will become a member of the cluster Personnel, Business & Mobility services within Philips IMS. The focus will be on Personnel services, with a focus on Time Hire, Payroll, Recruitment and Outplacement services.

You are responsible for

  • Commodity management

  • Sourcing and contracting Personnel services

  • Supplier management & classification

  • Spend analytics

  • Saving opportunities development & implementation

  • Support implementation of new sourcing systems & tooling

You are a part of

The team of Personnel, Business & Mobility services belongs to the team of Indirect Materials & Services. You will be closely working with other senior managers in the same team, to collectively drive business value in the relevant sourcing projects, with best in class procurement capabilities in the area of Source-to-Contract. You will be a part of the global procurement team and you will be either based in Amsterdam or Eindhoven with frequent visits between those two locations.

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

  • M.Sc in business, technology, or economics

  • 6 to 8 years of experience in the following fields: personnel, business/professional services

  • Commodity Management

  • Able to manage high exposure stakeholders

  • Great personal skills, easy communicator and team player (nice compact team)

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills in English

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .