Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Category Sourcing Lead - APAC Industrial


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Category Sourcing Lead - APAC Industrial

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Commodity Manager is accountable to initiate, organize and implement breakthrough Commodity Strategies, Programs and Policies for the assigned Commodity spend and related Supply Base to ensure optimum Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Quality, Delivery, Sustainability and Innovation.

You are responsible for

Transform Cost Category strategy into a Sourcing strategy on regional and/or global level Defining a strong funnel of Procurement (Price) and Demand (Quantity) actions to enable Spend Management objectives and to create and develop a high performing Supply Base Fit for Purpose

  • BMC Business Partnering to align on SPM targets, funnel & execution
  • Program manage execution of Q-FUNNEL in alignment with B/M/F
  • Plan and execute Supply Base Optimization actions (Sourcing savings)
  • Plan and execute Negotiations roadmaps with Suppliers by applying Game Theory and e-Sourcing at scale
  • Manage Supplier Relationship, Performance and Contracting based on clear targets and ongoing Business Review Meetings with key-suppliers
  • Manage critical Supplier RFQs and Supplier crises (as per escalation)

    Building and driving operational Procurement excellence in the region

  • Organize, implement and drive process efficiency by leveraging standard work, service providers (internal/external) and scaling effects
  • Improve user experience and ensure that Buying Channels, policies and ordering workflows are understood and accepted by the users
  • Drive utilization of Buying Channels and establish effective monitoring and control mechanism to ensure compliance
  • Ensure that Buying Channel workflow & projects are timely support by Procurement Managers as per design

    You are a part of

    IMS team. You will base in Shanghai and report to Market Procurement Leader APAC, Indirect Materials & Services.

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

  • Negotiations skills /Game Theory
  • Supplier Strategy Development
  • Strong Networking & Influencing skills
  • Source-2-Contract and P2P processes
  • Contract Management
  • Project Management
  • IT tools and analytical methods
  • Language skills in Business English
  • Industrial 4.0 experience, automation, lean
  • Logistics, warehouse experience

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long-term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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. Learn more by watching this video.

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Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while tranforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It's an experience filled with unexcepted moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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