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Senior Supply Chain Improvement Manager

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job Title

Senior Supply Chain Improvement Manager

Job Description

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The Global Logistics function is responsible and accountable for all physical distribution activities within the Service Parts Supply Chain:

  • Global forward and returns warehousing and inventory accuracy management
  • Transportation order fulfillment from warehouse to customer
  • Transportation inventory fulfillment from vendor to warehouse and in-network replenishment
  • Network design and optimization
  • Services & Solutions Delivery logistic cost management and reduction
  • Management of Third party logistic providers (3PLs) operating our transportation, warehousing and transactional activities (Business Process Outsourcing)

You are responsible for (but not limited to):

As a Senior Supply Chain Improvement Manager you are part of the Global Logistics team and with your knowledge of the logistic provider industry and network simulations, you typically work on:

  • Leading implementation of large-scale, cross-functional breakthrough, projects and initiatives, which focus on logistic cost reduction and/or service improvement towards our customers.
  • Developing useful (data) insight for the organization and do recommendation for further business improvement.
  • Leading improvement Initiatives on Logistic (transport) cost analysis and reporting.
  • Identify and evaluate Logistic network optimizations and recommend improvements
  • Represent the Global Logistics function in the broader supply chain community of Philips

You are part of: Service Parts Supply Chain (SPS), part of Services & Solutions Delivery within Philips, is responsible for the total service parts supply chain from the factory/suppliers to the markets. The strategy is to maximize the service part availability, minimize the total cost of operation and minimize the inventory level. To realize this strategy SPS operates a global service parts network.

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

  • Master in Supply Chain Management preferred; Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience
  • Experience in Logistic Service Parts Operations and knowledge about how Logistics Providers operate in Service Parts Supply Chains.
  • Preferably have worked at third party logistic provider with a focus on transportation management and/or customer solution designs for end-to-end supply chains
  • Industry knowledge on transport solutions like airfreight, parcel, ocean and contract logistics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conducting comprehensive logistic network analysis and simulations with support of software like i.e. Llamasoft
  • Planning, organizational and project management skills with experience in delivering on strategic organizational objectives within the agreed timeframes;
  • Change management and transformation skills and experience driving and leading cross-cultural & cross-functional change programs. Must have the ability to break down existing barriers
  • Strategic Thinker, Data Analytics, Problem Solving Techniques
  • Excellent communication skills to peer groups and higher management levels

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips.  Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

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

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to Nashville, TN.




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