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Director Procurement Engineering BP (FGU), Philips Healthcare, (Latham, NY.)

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Latham, New York, United States

Job Title

Director Procurement Engineering BP (FGU), Philips Healthcare, (Latham, NY.)

Job Description

Your Challenge: As a Procurement Engineering Business Partner will lead and manage all procurement-engineering activities for the global business Imaging Component. This business partner understands the product context End to End and delivers business strategies including the strategic cost management vision to the commodities. This business partner owns the DfX concept and competence and ensures alignment with all other functional disciplines, market stakeholders and relevant other business entities to make this happen.

You are responsible for:

  • Participate on the Business line MT and drive Procurement strategies that meet the business and product portfolio needs
  • Lead & Develop Procurement Strategy for Magnets business with global spend responsibilities of ~€150m
  • Leads the worldwide Procurement Engineering Teams for the FGU business line within Imaging Component, with locations `like in north-America, China.. Including build, retain and grow the teams.
  • Drive first time right on Suppliers selection, NPIs launches & manage /support sustainable products with right quality, predictable delivery & optimum cost from supply base
  • Drive business & procurement partnership, think & act like true business leader from Procurement to help the business growth & customers impact
  • Responsible for managing the product context within procurement via DfX concept, interfacing with all other functional disciplines.
  • Establishes medium term (2 years ) procurement strategy for assigned businessline
  • Coordinates all relevant X-functional stakeholders around assigned product portfolio; 
  • Leads all Procurement Engineering activity
  • Meets all BIU related Procurement Objectives/KPI’s
  • Achieves product cost reduction through value engineering/DfX and supply chain optimization in the BIU
  • Acts as interface to the Commodity Cluster Leaders
  • Ensures BL relevant spend volume will be managed through the DfX concept
  • Responsible for talent management of the procurement Engineering function across the Business Line
  • Demonstrate leadership and vision to support the organizational BIU objectives
  • Ensures that BIU Procurement Engineering related risks are controlled and mitigated;
  • Builds and secures manufacturing capabilities and capacity at 3rd party
  • Defines procurement requirements and business drivers for supply strategy for in/outsourcing and components in x-fctl collaboration;
  • Consolidates and defines BL requirements for procurement strategy
  • Aligns Product & Technology Roadmaps with suppliers
  • Ensures early supplier involvement in Product Design Process
  • Manages the link between the new product introduction process with supplier selection
  • Secures S&OP linkage to component availability
  • Ensures development of cost & quality roadmaps & linkage to margin management
  • Manages development of Target Cost model of products
  • Manages standardization & complexity reduction (concept improvement

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

Procurement processes and activities within the Business line FGU.

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent); Master’s Degree strongly preferred

Professional with a 15 plus years proven track in procurement, supply base background, NPIs & sustaining products management

Strong functional leadership & business partnership, proven expertise & experience working in matrix & complex environment at global level

Previous experience in Magnets business, Supplier interactions, R&D, product development and/or operations, Service is an added advantage

Previous experience in supplier management and/or development

Understanding of suppliers, business models, key drivers, measures and priorities

Expert in the DfX, DFSS, DMAIC, Six Sigma, and/or Lean methodology

Expert in applying cost models, lean methodology & continuous Productivity initiatives

Expert in applying Value Engineering processes

FDA experience & Healthcare/Med Tech Industry experiences are preferred.

High Quality mindset with Customers centric approach



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