Philips Junior Sourcing & Project Specialist in Lodz, Poland

Role within Procurement organization. Performs tactical, operational and transactional sourcing for indirect materials and services and support in executing the process flows within the various systems

Junior Sourcing & Project Specialist

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Coordinate and facilitate projects related to purchasing sourcing and contracting activities

  • Manage operational tasks, authorizations issues in order to ensure reliable and well performing tool’s environment (according to given directions and instructions)

  • Perform extensive 1st line and/or 2nd line support activities

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with internal/external stake holders and customers

  • Solving escalations and issues related to area of operations

  • Identifying and participating (supporting) in procurement /improvement projects /initiatives;

  • Identify improvement opportunities and translate these as specific project

  • Dealing with service scope changes / amendments

  • Ensuring procurement policies are followed and issues clarified

You are responsible for

  • Perform and manage operations within area of responsibility

  • Actively support Philips projects/central initiatives

  • Maintain platform used for sourcing and contract management

  • Work directly with internal stakeholders to ensure data requests are complete and comply with standards

  • Act as the primary point of contact for business questions related to contracts

  • Support in the development of forms, procedures and work instructions

You are a part of

Procurement Shared Services Center (PSSC) based in Łódź, Poland, is part of global Philips Procurement. Under the umbrella of Royal Philips, Philips Procurement manages and performs sourcing and procurement activities for (indirect) goods and services for Philips.

PSSC acts on behalf of the Philips businesses, handling every step in the purchasing process – from demand analysis to final delivery. PSSC delivers value added services by leveraging economies of scale, globalizing processes and simplifying the ways of working, while delivering superior purchasing experiences by listening and acting on our customers’ feedback.

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

  • Bachelor degree (as a minimum)

  • Fluent English (additional language may be required)

  • Communication skills and Customer attitude

  • Strong analytical skills, high level of accuracy

  • Team work

  • Strong execution skills

  • Self-driven and pro-active, able to work independently in virtual environment

  • Interested in working in international environment in procurement area

  • Target and quality driven

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is constantly growing enterprise wide. Succeeding in this challenging role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .