In this role, you have the opportunity to
We are looking for a professional with both procurement and engineering experience. As you represent procurement in the business, you will work on projects to bring new products to market and to deliver cost savings. Next to this, you support in driving our Design for eXcellence (DfX) conventions.
We offer you a role with great responsibility in an international corporate environment where you get the chance to accelerate your own growth. Do you have a sound technical background and business acumen? Are you skilled in interacting with international development centers and suppliers? If you recognize yourself in the challenges and know you can contribute to this journey then apply now as a Procurement Engineer Oral Health Care
As a Procurement Engineer based in a Development Center, you represent procurement in product creation projects. You organize early supplier involvement with a Design for DfX mindset and you make use of approaches like co-design or cost-reduction workshops. Next to this, you prepare Requests for Quotations and project contracts including specifications and project requirements with suppliers. You ensure procurement-related risks (cost, quality, and availability) are controlled and mitigated, by bringing the relevant procurement colleagues
in to the equation.
Another important responsibility is driving cost downs activities. You identify strategic cost reduction opportunities for products in the portfolio and for products in development. In new product development, you drive savings in close cooperation with Marketing, Quality, Supply Chain Management, Development & Commodity Management. In this way, you deliver a significant contribution to business cases and product roadmaps. To enable this, you understand cost drivers and the power of standardization.
Finally, yet importantly, you participate and drive DfX projects supporting business decisions in a convention-based forum.
You are a part of
The Procurement Engineer will be part of a small international and dedicated team. You Shenzen China. You will report directly to the Procurement Engineering Business Partner. You will work closely with colleagues in marketing, innovation, and commodity management.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Master degree in a relevant technical discipline;
3+ years of work experience
Has experience in DfX, Value Engineering;
Experience in New Product Introduction Process;
Guide in initiating and driving cost down projects;
Experienced user of regarding costing toolset (Should Costing, NPV, TCO) in projects;
A great teammate who is both dedicated and cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration and challenges constructively;
Can think strategically and is at the same time hands-on. Delivers results;
Understands and is able to challenge blueprints and specifications;
Good English and Chinese language skills are required
Experience in international and multidisciplinary project teams is preferred;
Prepared to travel up to 10% of the time
In this role we offer you
In this role, you will have the chance to be a trendsetter and a leader across all businesses of Philips globally. You will have the opportunity to improve our manufacturing processes by creating the factory of the future. Furthermore, you will be operating in a very dedicated with strong technical knowledge
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