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Philips Polska
Global Transport Management System (TMS) Manager
Philips Polska
location iconLocations: Łódź
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Global Transport Management System (TMS) Manager
Location: Łódź

Job Description

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.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

be a part of the Global Supply Chain organization with a focus on Transport Management Systems (TMS), global transportation planning, forecasting and execution. You will work with Carriers, TMS Suppliers, Philips’s entities and Markets to support global Supply Chain projects that enable connectivity and Supply Chain visibility.

You are responsible for

  • Track and review carrier EDI connectivity and ensure proper functioning of systems
  • Manage TMS rollouts and expand Carrier connectivity of Philips entities and external Suppliers
  • Manage new site implementations and ad hoc issue resolution of existing connections to ensure TMS – ERP interface connection
  • Work closely with business and Market users to determine business and Market requirements and translate them to Transport Management System Rules
  • Coordination and communication of all transport process deviations between stakeholders: Transport Procurement (Forwarding & Distribution), Bookers, Business and Markets
  • Implement and drive global transport processes standardization
  • Drive analytics based on Transport Management System [TMS] data
  • Stakeholders management skills (TMS provider, Philips project teams, SAP team, Carriers)

You are a part of

Global Transportation Management Team responsible for transport infrastructure that ensures all Philips products reach customers within contractual agreed lead times, at the most cost-effective service, un-damaged and the correct destination.

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

  • Working knowledge of Transport Management Systems
  • Master’s degree in Logistics and or Transportation
  • 5+ years’ experience in managerial or other supervisory role in transport environment
  • Experience with transport data analytics tools like Tableau, Click Sense or others
  • Excellent organization and time management/multi-tasking skills demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of project
  • Project management and change management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels, both internally and within the service providers
  • Good working knowledge of MS office applications with expert level for MS EXCEL/Access
    Knowledge of SAP and the most important global TMS’ will be a strong asset
  • Strong data analysis experience and high learning agility
  • Fluent level of English is essential

In return, we offer you

the unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class supply chain service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

  • Opportunity to build new transportation capability for Royal Philips
  • Unique opportunity for professional development in the most dynamic Supply Chain environment
  • Yearly bonus based on performance achieved.
  • Private medical care with option to extend it to family members
  • Benefit System cards
  • Discount for Philips’ products
  • Relocation package applicable for people moving in from outside of Łódź region

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. Learn more by watching this video.

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,y ou can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

We kindly inform you that we will contact only chosen candidates.

This job is no longer available

Recruitment process for this position has ended.


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