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Head of Integrated Warehousing and Distribution Products

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Job Title

Senior Lean Transformation Leader

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Live you passion for continuous improvement and make visible impact on improving peoples lives.

You are responsible for

  • Cross multiple functional boundaries to deliver high-impact results on critical business performance targets such as lead time, quality, and cost
  • Raising the overall level of knowledge and awareness of the organization through simultaneous training and demonstration through hands-on application of lean tools and concepts
  • Identifying and setting up the right metrics and controls for improved performance, visibility, and ownership of all order to cash processes
  • Identifying quick wins and mid-term improvements for O2C processes
  • Setting up the business for a multi-year full lean deployment along the entire O2C flow
  • Assisting the business in defining new organizational structure and key processes
  • Deploying improvement plans with process owners
  • Coaching management on leading using lean principles and a more holistic approach
  • Managing cultural change across multiple geographies and functions

Your team

The Market Supply Chain organization is responsible for the execution and harmonization of the transactional order processes, installation process and physical distribution within Philips Health Systems. The Head of the Continuous Improvement team reports into the global Market Supply Chain organization, located in Eindhoven, and has the main task to enforce the lean culture and its related behaviors in the organization by applying Lean tools and principals, e.g. daily management and kaizen way (problem solving) of working. This to achieve the most lean and efficient processes to increase quality towards and on time delivery to our customers. This role is based in our GBS location in Lodz, Poland, so you will become part of a virtual team as other colleagues are located in Eindhoven.

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

  • 2-3 years’ experience designing and leading a lean deployment across multiple disciplines with significant impact on lead time, quality, and cost
  • 5-10 years of supply chain and manufacturing, supply chain architecture/flow
  • Green Belt or Black Belt certification (MBB optional)
  • Certified/seasoned lean trainer/coach
  • Advanced analytical, problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and articulate key presentations
  • Teamwork skills, both as a leader and as a  team member
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written
  • Around 25% of travel foreseen

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to personally contribute to Philips achievement of growth objectives an ambition in the area of health technology. Succeeding in this 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. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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.







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