Supply Chain Improvement Manager at Philips (Nashville, TN)

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Job Title
Supply Chain Improvement Manager

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today, Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you'll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

You are responsible for
  • Continuously defining and implementing process improvements, which contribute to meet departments' critical numbers (like inventory, material availability and customer fill rate).
  • Owning a set of improvement activities and ensuring timely delivery by using project management and lean methodologies.
  • Developing and improving supply chain strategies that enable the organization to optimize its inventory and costs.
  • Defining and driving architecture for systems and tools in collaboration with IT, Analytics, and external partners.
  • Being the process expert for Master Data elements related to planning and supply of service parts.
  • Driving global alignment and standardization of planning and supply processes.
  • Ensuring processes are compliant with all appropriate Quality System requirements as well as PEPF.
  • Supporting internal control standard processes assigned to GPS.
  • Providing training and guidance to planners and supply managers on supply chain concepts, processes, inventory optimization principles, demand forecasting, using statistical and causal methods and tools.
  • Solving planning and supply related issues as super user for the advanced planning system SPM as well as SAP.
  • Providing planning simulations for changes in the supply chain effecting inventory and fill rate.
  • Leading or representing Global Planning and Supply in service parts related projects requiring planning and supply knowledge working with international teams around the globe.


You are part of

The Integrated Supply Chain group and you will be reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Process & Systems.

To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following
  • Bachelor's degree (required), master's degree (preferred) in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain management/logistics is required, experience in service parts planning and supply management (strongly preferred)
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across functions/organizations in a global environment
  • Strong results orientation and track record in process improvement
  • Knowledge of SAP is required, knowledge in the advanced planning system (like MCA, SPM) are an advantage
  • Fact focused and strong analytical skills and advanced PC skills with demonstrated knowledge of MS PowerPoint and Excel are a must
  • Green belt certification or other project management certifications (preferred)
  • Experience within Customer Service and Healthcare industry is (preferred)
  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.


In return, we offer you

The opportunity to work autonomously on global Supply Chain, process improvement projects. You will have the chance to works across all Philips locations around the world, where you will always be working on, or learning something new.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

*Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.

The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart - which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for our hybrid roles.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn't office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis.

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

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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.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran
More Information on Philips
Philips operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, San Diego, CA, Des Moines, IA, Nashville, TN, Alpharetta, GA, Gainesville, FL, Highland Heights, OH, Monroeville, PA, Stamford, CT and Framingham, MA. Philips was founded in 2022. It has 85283 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 39 open jobs at Philips, click here.
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