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Logistics Planner

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Bothell, Washington, United States

Job Title

Logistics Planner

Job Description

Welcome you to join Philips Ultrasound as an Service Operations Planner in Bothell, WA    

Your Team

Service Operation's motto is "It's not just a part, it's a patient", showing the true impact our day to day work has on our customers and the patients they serve.

Philips Service Operations is the global provider of Philips Healthcare Ultrasound spare parts.  We repair, upgrade and test an average of 8,000 PCBs and OEMs per month in direct support of Field Service Engineers, Bio-Meds and customers. The Planning group is a high performance, self-starting work team who has contributed significantly to our #1 IMV status 26 years running.

Your Opportunity

The biggest opportunity for planning in the service environment is balancing our Global Ultrasound Service inventory investment with customer service targets in an end to end planning environment. This position will be responsible to ensure customer satisfaction by maintaining material availability and optimizing inventory to meet global targets.

You are responsible for

  • Planning material to support repair shop and field service requirements.
  • Expediting new buys and repairs with external and internal suppliers.
  • Analyzing inventory requirements and disposition of excess and obsolete material.
  • Lifecycle related analysis including last time buys, total lifecycle cost, and repair decisions.
  • Analysis of failure rates, historical or projected, to forecast demand and inventory requirements through all phases of product support.
  • Works as a Supply Planner on problems of diverse scope where analysis of supply planning data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • The development of the solution requires a multi-disciplinary approach and knowledge of supply planning principles, theories and concepts.
  • Formulates the solution for (technical) problems that cannot be found by combining previous experiences but by composing newly acquired supply planning knowledge.
  • May lead multi-disciplinary supply planning change projects, managing a number of people. Works independently and provides consultative advice within specific functional areas.
  • Introduces supply planning methods/procedures that are new for the organization. Applies advanced supply planning process principles to multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in area of specialization and contributes in other disciplines. Determines feasibility of supply planning concepts or projects. Has basic knowledge of related disciplines.

You are a part of

In today’s challenging and changing healthcare environment, clinicians need every image to contribute to a confident diagnosis and every moment to matter in the clinical workflow.  

Philips imaging ultrasound machines bring innovative solutions to clinical complexity while simplifying workflow. Our suite of Ultrasound systems Philips Healthcare Ultrasound  is designed to meet the many unique challenges – you can make a difference in your new role every day.    

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

  • ERP/MRP experience a must
  • 5+ years working with suppliers to provide on time delivery and high quality is a must
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, and Access

In return, we offer you that

Each day offers new  opportunity to contribute creative solutions. This position offers the opportunity to interact within multiple levels of the organization and with many disciplines. There are many opportunities for process improvement as we focus on becoming a Lean organization. We are focused on how we can save Philips money while providing excellent customer service over the full lifecycle of a product.

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.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.  Philips is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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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