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Global Warehouse and Distribution Leader

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Title

Global Warehouse and Distribution Leader

Job Description

We welcome you to join Philips Integrated Warehouse and Distribution Performance group as a Global Warehouse and Distribution Leader – home-based location (US or International).

In this role, you will determine the policy for the logistics department of the Business Group. You will also manage an integral logistics department via a very large number of department managers as well as formulating the strategic long-term logistics policy, considering all of the relevant factors for integrated management.

You are responsible for

  • Developing and executing a winning Integrated Warehouse and Distribution (IWD) Strategy & Roadmap
  • Aligning the IWD and Philips Priorities with focus on Services Excellence and Strategic Partnerships
  • Understand the Market/Business/Function needs and applications
  • Apply technology / customer use / market / competitive trends
  • Define propositions and innovations that create new product / service / solutions
  • Drive robust operations in line with SLAs and KPIs set while ensuring high stakeholders' satisfaction
  • Build mindset of KPI management and LEAN Leadership by systematically enabling continuous improvement.
  • Drive the E2E process integration, standardization, value chain creation while meeting and beating productivity targets
  • Ensure that the total IWD cost meet annual operating plan (AOP)
  • Ensure strict Quality & Regulatory compliance
  • Provide strategic direction and develop a team to delivering IWD services globally
  • Develop new service offerings to support Markets in order to improve their service capabilities to end customers
  • Continuous strengthening of high performance culture & employee experience, ensuring good engagement of the team and good talent retention
  • Build the Philips/ IWD awareness to create a strong value proposition

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

  • Master’s degree preferred with 15+ years of related experience
  • 15+ years of warehousing and distribution experience and experience in direct P&L management
  • Experience with customs handling, outsourcing/ vendor management Services and 3PL management
  • Relevant experience in Health Care Supply Chain, Logistics, Import/Export, Warehousing and Distribution Management
  • Experience with managing under Service Level Agreement (SLA), Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and performance metrics and monitoring for in scope activities
  • Experience in managing large projects/programs in complex organizations and/or environments
  • Strong leadership skills to lead and manage globally culturally diverse teams across geographies
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven track record in change management, and managing continuous improvement (LEAN, Six Sigma) and business transformation programs
  • Good business acumen with ability to synthesize creative solutions and consulting capability

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – develop strong partnerships across Procurement, Head of Manufacturing, Q&R, Business Unit’s, and Group Functions on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.




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