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Procurement Engineer - Sleep Therapy

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Title

Procurement Engineer - Sleep Therapy

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be a key partner in the Sleep & Respiratory Care Business Unit with NPI project teams for new launch activities and with sustaining engineers to develop Annual Operating Plan (AOP) savings through cost down projects.

You are responsible for

  • Ensuring that optimized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) (cost, quality, availability) of components through their full life cycle, utilizing Design for Excellence (DFX).
  • Drive development of a sourcing plan; leading supplier selection that aligns with Commodity Management strategies.
  • Drive early supplier involvement and identifies cost drivers to influence design decision; making and achieve target costing.
  • Collaborate with Supplier Quality in the new supplier/component release process, including compliance and sustainability aspects
  • Supporting NPI and annual price negotiations with opportunities with Commodity Management to drive short and long term cost reduction improvement.

You are a part of

The Sleep & Respiratory Care Business Group is highly dynamic, ambitious and agile, working within a fast changing industry. Our vision is to work hand-in-hand with our I2M and M20 teams to transform the personalized healthcare market to meet the demands caused by the increase of chronic conditions and an aging society. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for consumers and patients through better awareness, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and management of their conditions.

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

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer or Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience with New Product Introduction (NPI) development/launch experience preferred
  • Experience working through technical problems with internal (design/supplier quality engineers) and external (Supplies/Contract Manufactures) parties.
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis and Troubleshooting resolution.
  • Ability to identify and drive component design, material selection, and margin improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to evaluate supply base trends with respect to manufacturing systems, quality issues, and processes and act on the subsequent data collected for the purpose of analysis strongly preferred.
  • Comfortable traveling 20%

In return, we offer you

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.

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.






More Info / Apply

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