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Vacancy: Senior (Parts) Lifecycle Improvement Manager, Netherlands - Remote Based

Vacancy: Senior (Parts) Lifecycle Improvement Manager, Netherlands - Remote Based
Posted on: Sep.10.2021

Netherlands - Remote Based

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drive improvements for end-2-end lifecycle decisions to optimize customer experience, operational costs and Circular Economy performance throughout the parts lifecycle.

Service Parts Supply Chain (SPS), part of Services and Solutions Delivery organization, is the single service parts provider within Philips Healthcare. SPS is responsible for the total service parts supply chain from the factory/suppliers to the regions. The strategy is to maximize the service part availability, minimize the total cost of operation and minimize the inventory level. To realize this strategy, SPS operates a global service parts network, including supply management, strategic planning, supply chain execution systems, forward Logistics (warehouse/distribution), Business Partner Management, reverse logistics and IT tools.

You are responsible for

• Shape the future of Parts Lifecycle decision processes as part of New Part Introduction and ongoing Lifecycle changes. This includes optimal Field Replaceable Unit definitions, embedding of Design for Service concepts into design policies, exploration of new technologies such as additive manufacturing and active support on product platform opportunities.
• In collaboration with the businesses, drive deployment of best practices, improvements and standardization for Parts Lifecycle Management (PLCM) processes.
• New Product Introduction service parts strategy and deployment: Completion of Supply Chain Master Data, translation of Life Cycle information from the Businesses to SPS Strategic Planning for inventory strategy.
• Corrective actions throughout a product lifecycle: Change order management, end-of-production and end-of-life planning.
• Develop and maintain the SPS Lifecycle Management Roadmap and lead programs/projects identified in the roadmap.
• Play a leading role in the Circular Economy transformation. In collaboration with the businesses, markets and other stakeholders, identify and drive opportunities to achieve SPS Circular Economy goals.
• For different phases of parts lifecycle, develop and maintain parts sourcing guidelines that optimize customer experience, operational costs and Circular Economy performance (e.g. when to stop with parts repair, when to start with parts recovery, etc.).
• Identify design improvement opportunities for serviceability, circularity and sustainable packaging; engage R&D and Service Innovation departments for the improvements.

You are a part of

The Philips Global Services and Solutions Delivery organization. The global Philips Services and Solutions Delivery strategy is to become a world class, industry-leading Services and Solutions organization through which we consistently exceed our customer expectations by providing purposeful and powerful customer and patient outcomes. We want to attract, delight and retain our customers by developing and offering services (Maintenance and Professional) and solutions upon the agreed expectations, at the lowest possible delivery cost, through a motivated and agile service force.

This is a global role, with preference to a location close to a R&D entity (such as Cambridge, Pune, Suzhou or Best).

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

• Master’s degree in an engineering discipline or supply chain management.
• 7+ years of experience in product design or supply chain management, preferably in a service environment with customer oriented/facing roles.
• Proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across functions and organizations.
• Ability to identify improvement opportunities independently with cross-functional teams
• Result oriented, being persuasive, encouraging, motivating and able to drive change alongside senior cross-functional stakeholders.
• Strong project management, stakeholder management, communication and presentation skills and ability to interact at the senior management level.
• Proven global skills. Experience in cross-cultural environment teamwork.
• Willingness to spend time traveling (10%).

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:
• A market conform salary
• 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
• Healthy work-life balance

About Philips

Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did.

Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team.

We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while transforming themselves personally and professionally.

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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