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3.3 | Cambridge, MA | Hospital & Health Care | 10000+ Employees
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Posted a month ago on Sept. 18, 2020

Global Transfer Leader - STET

Full-time in Pittsburgh, PA
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Philips is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA area with 10000+ employees. Philips has a 3.3-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,197 ratings from 83 employees. Employees have left 23 comments about their experiences working for the company on InHerSight.

Job Title

Global Transfer Leader - STET

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be our Global Transfer Leader, Mechanical as part of Global Organization that delivers impact to multiple businesses within Philips. You manage high impact, complex transfer projects that enables Philips to reduce risk, improve profitability, align with Philips’ strategic supply base and optimize supply chain flexibility. Your primary function within this role will be to execute fast-paced, high quality transfer projects and drive technical ideation of productivity projects working with R&D, PE & CM counterparts.

You are responsible for

  • Leading the execution of large-scale projects that drive global sourcing strategies to deliver the strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection in sync with the relevant commodity manager, supplier development, and supplier consolidation for assigned initiatives.

  • Accountability for resolving all technical challenges during the transfer process, which includes resolving product specification challenges, consulting with subject matter experts to guide suppliers, reverse engineering, driving design review workshops, develop test fixtures, etc.

  • Full responsibility to achieve critical KPIs for QUALITY and productivity targets that are tied to the annual business plans.

  • Generating multi-year, multi-million dollar impact through a robust funnel of prpjects. Technical expertise is critical to generate concept ideas working with R&D colleagues.

  • Performing detailed cost analysis of material and manufacturing processes to ensure that high quality products are delivered at optimum cost from target suppliers.

  • Supporting commodity managers in fact based negotiations before project launch.

  • Partnering with key business stakeholders to ensure that all business needs are met & improved through sourcing projects.

  • Being accountable for supplier quality performance in assigned projects to improve existing benchmarks and developing improvement plans to ensure Supply Chain target performance levels are achieved.

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant Purchasing Controls within the Quality Management System while executing supplier transfers.

  • Responsible to leverage industry & internal experts as needed to ensure product requirements are fully defined to enhance quality through transfer projects.

You are a part of

A high-impact, global organization within Philips that works across all modalities – The Supplier Transfer Excellence Team (STET). STET has been established as an entrepreneurial organization that focuses on fast-paced, high-quality portfolio transfers within the Philips global supply base to mitigate risk & maximize profitability. As a senior member within this team, the transfer leader is responsible for driving technical excellence within said projects to ensure first-time-right quality.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience in a high-tech industry with a focus on supply chain and/or procurement related function.
  • 5+ years’ work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or 3 years’ Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience
  • PMP or Six Sigma certification highly desired
  • xperience with cost engineering and management
  • Experience in design cycle of complex electro-mechanical systems, articulating mechanical assemblies and high precision modules & components.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and negotiation skills, across functions and organizational layers; proven ability to manage relationships at all org levels
  • Knowing and understanding broad business perspective
  • Knowledge of Supply management strategies and tools
  • Demonstrated ability in working in a complex/global environment

In return, we offer you

A key position in our STET organization as a global player in driving ME projects to completion. In this role you have the chance to be a real game changer and have direct impact on business results. You get the unique opportunity to shape this organization by driving critical STET improvements and business continuity.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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