Philips Supplier Account Manager in Lodz, Poland
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Manage a supplier portfolio and procurement projects in order to deliver a meaningful impact through deployment of commodity strategy programs and related negotiations tactics. The aim of this role is to ensure performance (productivity, quality, sustainability and delivery), growth and innovation while effectively managing risk and spend.
You will be responsible for
Creating Supplier Strategy in full alignment with Commodity Management strategies to define Supplier related spend, targets, negotiations, RFX projects and spend pooling;
Managing procurement projects;
Implementing defined negotiation roadmap, target setting and business reviews;
Driving impact to the bottom and top line through Supplier Performance Development and innovative negotiation approach;
Conducting assessments to identify and manage critical supplier parameters on a continuous basis covering risk, regulatory compliance, financial exposure and related liabilities and creating corresponding mitigation and contingency plans with business continuity in mind;
Ensuring full compliance regarding sustainability and regulatory requirements;
Managing Supplier performance score card using the Global Supplier Rating System and cross-functional stakeholder calibration;
Ensuring all contracts and RFX events are properly managed in contract and RFX management systems (e.g. source2contract), following defined processes, policies and guidelines;
Managing and demanding continuously improved quality from supplier and driving clear actions to achieve this;
Identifying future business opportunities and NPI projects together with Procurement Engineering and based on provided Supplier innovation/ideas;
Securing close alignment between supplier, Procurement Engineering and business;
Encouraging Suppliers to share innovative ideas and/or solutions (e.g. by using SPICE) and provide insights into future technology roadmaps;
Encouraging Suppliers to use LEAN approaches to co-create and deliver Total Cost of Ownership savings opportunities (e.g. concept savings);
You will be a part of
Regional Procurement Team and you will report to the Procurement Regional Center of Excellence Manager. You will be working most of the time remotely and will be collaborating with many teams.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
University degree, preferably in engineering/logistics/SCM/business administration field;
At least two years of experience in procurement, i.e. sourcing, contracting, purchasing etc.
Project Management skills and experience, preferably acquired in procurement;
Strong analytical and negotiation skills;
Healthcare market knowledge and/or experience;
Experienced in Lean methodology;
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
Ability to persuade and influence business decisions;
Ability to work organized and independently, with a high sense of business ethics and responsibility;
Be result-oriented, proactive and a fast-learner;
Fluent in English (at least B2, preferred C1+);
Additional language skills, preferably Spanish, are a plus;
In return, we offer you
The unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.
Annual bonus based on performance achieved;
Private medical care with option to extend it to family members;
Benefit System cards;
Discount for Philips’ products;
Relocation package applicable for people moving in from outside of Łódź region;
Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events);
Why should you join Philips?
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