Product Sourcing Engineer at Philips (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Product Sourcing Engineer

Job Description

We welcome you to join Philips as a Product Sourcing Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA

As a Product Sourcing Engineer Create strategic impact by engaging early in the Advanced Development & Product Development Lifecycle Maintenance (PDLM) projects to deploy innovative solutions from the supplier base for cost, quality & risk, to industrialize the suppliers and to transfer the projects to Manufacturing & Procurement

In this role you are

Create strategic impact by engaging early in the Advanced Development & Product
Development Lifecycle Maintenance (PDLM) projects to deploy innovative solutions
from the supplier base for cost, quality & risk, to industrialize the suppliers and to
transfer the projects to Manufacturing & Procurement
  • Drive the sourcing plan for New Product projects using I2M Planner
  • Execute the sourcing plan deliverables to ensure project targets are achieved for cost, quality, risk and optimized TCO. Influence targets based external competitive
    benchmarks
  • Orchestrate and assemble the sourcing grid details for the NPI BoM in partnership with
  • Procurement and bring to Sourcing Board for decision
  • Assemble and engage suppliers on project BoM RFPs using Ariba e-RFQ
  • Conduct DFx activities to identify opportunity to improve product cost, quality, and risk
  • Conduct early supplier innovation events to bring suppliers earlier in the product
    innovation process
  • Influence R&D and capture supplier innovation in the products to optimize the
    propositions and achieve the best value for Philips and its customers
  • Develop innovative solutions to simplify, standardize or platform components or
    assemblies across the portfolio

Your Responsibilities
  • Ensuring that optimized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) (cost, quality, availability) of components through their full life cycle, utilizing Design for Excellence (DFX).
  • An engineering professional providing valuable product and supply base insights into the business
  • Considered to be a key partner in early phase innovation or in the manufacturing phase.
  • Contributes to developing the product and supply base.
  • Understanding the principles of DFx (Level1)
  • Understanding the principles of the materials / goods flow
  • Able to read and understand blueprints and other engineering documentation
  • Understanding the principles of Executing new product introduction Projects
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary project teams and contributes to developing cost engineering processes
  • Exhibits engineering curiosity and willingness to experiment
  • Experience with lead cost down, Quality up, and risk reduction projects and drives sourcing activities in new product introduction projects Is able to manage reporting of results within the project teams.
  • Stimulates significant impact on the sourcing and cost price of a new product and supports total cost improvement discussions.

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

  • Bachelor in a relevant industrial, technical, operational, discipline (Preferably Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Engineering or Supply Chain related Professional 5+ years of experience in a high-volume assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers) is a must
  • Engineering Management or Supply Chain related Professional with 5+ years proven track record
  • Broad experience in R&D, Ops, and / or Quality
  • Experience with diverse technologies (i.e. molding, extrusion, PCBA, Batteries, etc.)

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility withcollaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people andour customers.We areembracing an approach wherein wespend more time together than apart - which for full-timeemployees translates to an average of at least 3 daysworking from the office and up to 2 days from home - forour hybrid roles.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changingdemands 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 ofimpactful collaboration:There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same roomthat can heighten idea generation and creative frictionneeded for problem-solving.

Weembrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how towork can vary according to task and team schedules.Flexibilityisn'toffice or online, it means choosing the spacethat works best for you, your teams, and our customers on acase-by-case basis.

We want tobe at our best: The way wework,and ourworkspaces are designed to support our well-being, offercareer advancement opportunities, and enable us to be atour best.

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.

In return, we offer you

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 2 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. If you are interested in driving action to improve patients' lives so they get home healthier and faster and stay there longer, then this position is poised to help you achieve that goal.

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.

Our benefits can be found here:https://www.careers.philips.com/na/en/total-rewards-at-philips.

EffectiveTuesday,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 contact888-367-7223, 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.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

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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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 51 open jobs at Philips, click here.
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