In this role, you have the opportunity to join a fast-growing Philips venture, disrupt a billion dollar industry and touch millions of lives by developing a unique medical device solution.
Your main challenge will be to build, harmonize and execute the procurement setup with our R&D center in Caesarea Israel in a challenging phase of aggressive growth. Considering the start-up stage of this organization, your scope will be in the broader sense of procurement and could also be touching other competences like operations, supplier quality, invoice processing, etc.
You are responsible for both BOM, IMS as other procurement activities
-Representing procurement within the organization ensuring early involvement and driving supplier leverage
-Realizing procurement setup supporting to realize advanced development project, R&D projects and market introduction of EPD products
-Performing the Request for Information/ Proposal/ Quotation process
-Executing and supporting the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp- up)
-Supporting Supplier Quality for new releases including compliance and sustainability aspects
-Providing should-cost assessments for newly proposed products
-Leveraging the Philips Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business requirements
-Ordering tools and samples related to new product development
-Executing and supporting phase in phase out planning related to new product introduction
You are a part of Philips EPD Solutions, a recently acquired venture with ambitious plans for growth, developing a disruptive technology, which will improve the efficiency and efficacy of life-saving cardiac ablation procedures treating among others atrial fibrillation. Over 33 million people worldwide suffer from atrial fibrillation, its management costing $26 billion per year in the US alone. EPDs technology has the potential to address the key unmet need of real-time therapy assessment, which is one of the more significant limitations of the current standard of care. We aim to help to improve outcomes for millions of people and help maintain the rapidly rising cost of managing the disease. Having obtained CE mark and 510k, we have launched our commercial products in Europe, US and other territories and are seeking regulatory approvals around the world. You will report into the Operational Leader of EPD.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
-Bachelor or Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply chain management or Engineering
-5-7 years in procurement positions preferable in medical device industry
-Proven experience within project management and new product introduction
-Ability to leverage Philips organization and processes
-Proven analytical and strategic skills, hands-on person dedicated to achieve results
-Familiar with product quality qualification and tools
-Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) in English
-Oral and written skills in Hebrew would be most welcome but not a requirement
-Familiar with SAP, Ariba and Priority
-Strong team player, proactive and cooperative.