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Philips Procurement Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts


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In this role, you have the opportunity to

In the role of Procurement Manager, you will be the single point of contact within the Ultrasound business unit for specific suppliers and/or commodity categories.

You are responsible for

  • Lead supplier selection and make vs. buy decisions in alignment with the category strategies, delivering maximum supplier performance for our business.

  • In collaboration with the Sustaining team, develop business cases and initial project proposals in support of supplier changes

  • Manage change towards supplier (provides specifications to supplier, ensure agreement and full implementation up to IT systems, involves CM if commercial discussion required).

  • Manage on time deliveries of parts for sustaining projects (samples, prototypes, ramp up)

  • Manage supplier capacity against requirements for sustaining projects

  • Create Procurement deliverables as part of project plan: Sourcing Plan, Supplier Selection, Release to Production

  • Support Commodity Management and Ops Buyers with pricing updates in local system including the phasing in of negotiated price reductions.

  • Responsible to provide site specific supplier information and business requirements to Global Commodity Management in support of negotiations and supplier business reviews. Additionally, should support CM in creating the negotiation strategy and during the negotiation as needed.

  • Maintenance of cost history of parts assigned, supporting project teams to roll up actual cost

  • Execute supplier setup and SAP / PLM master data creation

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

  • Bachelor’s in Business, Materials, Finance or Technical related fields

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in working with suppliers in the Medical Device Field preferred

  • Proven ability to deliver results in supplier selection, management, negotiation, capacity planning, and risk management.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver to project milestones

  • Ability to manage and work within a matrixed organization

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

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.

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