Typical positions in the supply chain at Philips
Supply chain manager
In this role you have responsibility for all supply chain & logistics department operations relating to a specific product line or business group. Given the scale and complexity of our supply chain, this can involve everything from successfully negotiating with third parties to reducing lead time, opening up new supply lines, more effectively sourcing critical parts or motivating your team to innovate the processes they are responsible for.
You will proactively match supply & demand in close collaboration with marketing and sales departments to hit KPI targets relating to delivery, ordering and inventory for a particular product line. With the huge volumes of products processed on a daily basis and the correlation between stock levels and profitability, this role has a significant impact on our bottom line and therefore calls for responsibility, insight and a keen eye for details.
Translating supply planning into detailed targets and actions for production departments. You’ll make a valuable contribution to ensuring that our products and processes are synonymous with reliability, maintainability and availability. And that, in turn, has a major influence on satisfaction levels among our customers and consumers.
Logistics innovation engineer
You will be transferring new products from the design phase into small- and large-scale production environments. With innovation at the very heart of our brand, what you do on a day-to-day basis will have a significant impact on how we are perceived by the outside world and how successful we are as a company.