Procurement Business Process Expert for The Procurement Domain (Supplier Lifecycle Management Program)


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Procurement Business Process Expert for the Procurement domain (Supplier Lifecycle Management Program)

Job Description

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. We are looking for a motivated, experienced procurement professional who would like to join our Centre of Excellence in Łódź.

As Business Process Expert for the Procurement domain (Supplier Lifecycle Management Program), you will develop capabilities, processes and tools for world-class procurement contribution to the overall Procurement strategy and be part of a major transformation program. You will identify, design and execute improvements in the Supplier Lifecycle Management process by applying Lean methodologies, common sense and taking an end-user’s perspective. You will drive the digital transformation objectives of Procurement as well.

This role is part of the Global Procurement Governance organization and belongs to the Process & Systems area. Working closely with the Procurement community and cross-functional stakeholders, you develop excellent capabilities, processes and tools that will help Philips be successful thanks to superior strategies and effective access to external innovation capabilities.

You are responsible for

  • Data driven operations and vendor master data management
  • Developing Philips Business Process framework (for all Business Models)
  • Defining and driving the roadmap for the future in terms of processes, systems, KPI’s operating models and data
  • Supporting cross functional End2End transformation teams with adoption of best practices, understanding of business requirements and opportunities for improvement and elimination of unrewarded complexity
  • Running continuous improvements project on the current landscape

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

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in – or working closely with – Procurement, Supply Chain or Sales
  • Master data management experience is a must
  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Experience in running cross functional transformation initiatives
  • Process design (VSM, LEAN)
  • Change Management
  • Affinity to systems enabling digital transformation
  • Ability to develop and work with a large network of cross functional stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on multiple initiatives in the same time
  • Innovation and creativity, but also pragmatic approach on the feasibility of proposed ideas
  • Proactive attitude, ability to work independently and passion to learn
  • Excellent develop interpersonal skills and ability to work with a large network of cross functional stakeholders.
  • High level of personal initiative and commitment next to flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Mobility and willingness to travel (<10%)

In return, we offer you

We offer 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.

  • Opportunity to build 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
  • Convenient working conditions in the office in the city center
  • Positive energy and professional support in everyday duties

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.

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.


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