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Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, ( Gainesville, FL.)

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States

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Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, ( Gainesville, FL.)

Job Description


We are looking for a Procurement Engineer reporting to the Site Director of Procurement Engineering. Responsible for development material procurement plans, tracking and execution as well as leading cross-functional teams from concept to product release and installed-base support. Strong scope definition and delivery directly impacts Philips business goals, the Philips brand, and most important our ability to improve people’s life.

Team up to excel with Philips Healthcare! Are you looking for a challenging, innovative, exciting career opportunity where your contributions will accelerate technology and make a difference in people’s lives? Philips Healthcare Gainesville, Florida is currently recruiting for a Sr. Procurement Engineer to join our Procurement Engineering department.

Your Responsibilities:

- Supports and Guides Procurement Engineering in the Site / Development Center

- Meet all Site / Development related Procurement Objectives/KPI’s (e.g. BoM Savings, GSRS, # suppliers)

- Achieves product cost reduction through value engineering/DfX and supply chain optimization in the Site / Development Center

- Responsible for acting as interface to the Commodity Leaders

- Ensures Site / Development Center spend volume will be managed through the DfX concept

- Responsible for talent management of the procurement Engineering function within the Site / Development Center

- Being a Category Site / Development Center member, provide Leadership and vision to support the organizational Site / Development Center objectives (short & long term)

- Ensures that the Site / Development Center Procurement Engineering related risks (cost, quality, availability) are controlled and mitigated

- Executes requirements for supply strategy for in/outsourcing and components

- Executes Site / Development Center requirements for procurement strategy

- Aligns Product & Technology Roadmaps with suppliers (Aligned Supplier Product & Technology Roadmaps)

- Ensures early supplier involvement in the Product Design Process within the Site / Development Center

- Links the new product introduction process with the supplier selection (total cost of ownership, handshake with CT's)

- Secures S&OP linkage to component availability

- Ensures development of cost roadmaps & linkage to margin management

- Manages development of Target Cost model of products

- Manages standardization & complexity reduction (concept improvement)

- Leads the Supplier Quality Managers who are related to single Site /

- Development Center suppliers

- Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other similar technical area required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 plus years of proven project management experience leading cross-functional product development projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Experience working in more than one functional area (operations, engineering, purchasing, quality, sales, etc.), with deep understanding of R&D product development preferred.
  • Experience leading projects that span multiple countries preferred.
  • Ability to lead by influence required.
  • Strong problem-solving skills required.
  • Understanding of financial analysis tools preferred. 
  • Computer-literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • LEAN / Six-sigma knowledge & Certification preferred.
  • Ability to travel internationally with short notice (less than 10%).

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.

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 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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