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Philips Senior Supply Chain Improvement Manager in Nashville, Tennessee


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.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The Global Logistics function is responsible and accountable for all physical distribution activities within the Service Parts Supply Chain:

  • Global forward and returns warehousing and inventory accuracy management

  • Transportation order fulfillment from warehouse to customer

  • Transportation inventory fulfillment from vendor to warehouse and in-network replenishment

  • Network design and optimization

  • Services & Solutions Delivery logistic cost management and reduction

  • Management of Third party logistic providers (3PLs) operating our transportation, warehousing and transactional activities (Business Process Outsourcing)

You are responsible for (but not limited to):

As a Senior Supply Chain Improvement Manager you are part of the Global Logistics team and with your knowledge of the logistic provider industry and network simulations, you typically work on:

  • Leading implementation of large-scale, cross-functional breakthrough, projects and initiatives, which focus on logistic cost reduction and/or service improvement towards our customers.

  • Developing useful (data) insight for the organization and do recommendation for further business improvement.

  • Leading improvement Initiatives on Logistic (transport) cost analysis and reporting.

  • Identify and evaluate Logistic network optimizations and recommend improvements

  • Represent the Global Logistics function in the broader supply chain community of Philips

You are part of: Service Parts Supply Chain (SPS), part of Services & Solutions Delivery within Philips, is responsible for the total service parts supply chain from the factory/suppliers to the markets. The strategy is to maximize the service part availability, minimize the total cost of operation and minimize the inventory level. To realize this strategy SPS operates a global service parts network.

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

  • Master in Supply Chain Management preferred; Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience

  • Experience in Logistic Service Parts Operations and knowledge about how Logistics Providers operate in Service Parts Supply Chains.

  • Preferably have worked at third party logistic provider with a focus on transportation management and/or customer solution designs for end-to-end supply chains

  • Industry knowledge on transport solutions like airfreight, parcel, ocean and contract logistics

  • Demonstrated knowledge of conducting comprehensive logistic network analysis and simulations with support of software like i.e. Llamasoft

  • Planning, organizational and project management skills with experience in delivering on strategic organizational objectives within the agreed timeframes;

  • Change management and transformation skills and experience driving and leading cross-cultural & cross-functional change programs. Must have the ability to break down existing barriers

  • Strategic Thinker, Data Analytics, Problem Solving Techniques

  • Excellent communication skills to peer groups and higher management levels

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

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

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to Nashville, TN.

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.

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.

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