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Supply Chain Management (Freelance)
Posted May 13, 2022
Project ID: PHILJP00025026
(Jun 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023)
34 - 59 €/hr
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
- Creation and Management of Purchase Orders, Vendor Scheduling Agreements, and Return Material Authorizations.
- Master data settings for assigned fields to enable touchless replenishment
- Monitor Operational Performance Indicators. Secure supplier delivery performance, including PO Delivery confirmations.
- Resolution of exceptions (e.g. GR-IR, Blocked Invoices, etc) and escalations (e.g. Hot List execution).
- Identify supply risks and issues, drive mitigation actions, and escalate if needed, in alignment with the Operational Material Planner.
- Secure in time availability, capacity (within boundaries), and prevention of obsolescence due to supply issues.
- For Just-in-Time (JIT) suppliers, monitoring of Production
Schedule and associated delivery schedule.
- Support continuous improvement and harmonization efforts to
realize standard Philips process execution.
- Train Supplier users on OMM Tools, as needed (e.g. SNC)
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
- PO Approval
- PO Confirmation
- Overdue POs
- Number of Blocked invoices
- Master data accuracy
- Projected shortages
- Supplier delivery performance (VMI & CLIP)
- Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders
- Master data management (system)
- Supplier Development
- Supplier Relationship Management
- Supply Chain Risk and Security
- Places Purchase Orders with suppliers and monitors the outstanding order package in terms of delivery time, quality and price.
- Make adjustments in case of changes
- Changes quantities within the framework of stock order levels and assignments by combining several orders for one supplier
- Resolves Purchase Order issues, including e.g. GR-IR mismatches, missing Invoices, Under Delivery, Over Delivery, etc.
- Executes operational procurement master data set-up and maintenance
- Forecast communication with suppliers, including validation, including for Supplier Managed/Owned Forecast
- Tracks order confirmation, monitors open order position, expedites if needed and keeps SAP updated.
- Identifies material shortage risks and takes action to mitigate
- Manage return orders to suppliers
- Eliminate root causes of availability issues
- Manage the mitigation and involve Performance Managers in case commercial leverage is needed
- Manage consignment stock at supplier incl. regular stock take/count
- Manage material provided to vendor e.g. on repair/rework purchase orders incl. regular stock take/count
- Provides input for and joins supplier assessments and performance reviews, as agreed with Performance Manager.
- Initiates and runs projects to improve performance and processes, as agreed with Performance Manager and COE.
- Acts as Subject Matter Expert for Buyer Processes
- Supports Junior Buyers and provides training to new colleagues
- Knows the procedures and systems for placing orders.
- Knowledge of the allotted products and suppliers.
- Modern languages to conduct business conversations and correspondence with supplier.
- Expedite and shortage mitigation with supplier
- Knowledge of the organization that surrounds the production process.
- Supports junior buyers in shortage mitigation, root cause solutions and preventing recurrence.Handles high degree of uncertainty in the carrying out of the order (quality, quantity, presence).
- Works in accordance with guidelines
- Decides when and how it is useful to contact the supplier.
- Decides how to reach an agreement with the supplier in case of disruptions of the delivery.
- Supports other team members with their improvement activities and provides expert knowledge
Experience & Background
- 3+ years' related experience
- ERP Experience required
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