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Philips Polska
Philips Polska
location iconLocations: Łódź
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Global Supplier Account Manager (Category: PC & Software)
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 make life better

In this role, you have the opportunity to execute and contribute to the key Procurement Category strategies for PC & Software. As such, being accountable for Total Cost of Ownership including material costs, long term assurance of supply, supplier performance, supplier selection & rationalization and procurement information/data management. You are the connection point at a Global level for Factory as well as Market 3rd party spend with the goal to drive among others compliance, standardization, and cost competitiveness.

You are responsible for

  • Driving bottom and top-line impact through optimum Sourcing footprint and Supply Base design;

  • Driving Market spend for PC & Software through the 3rd party catalog with the goal to standardize and simplify, signaling opportunities for simplification and consolidation;

  • Supplier evaluation and management within the assigned scope;

  • Identifying supplier capabilities, performance, and technologies by conducting competitive assessments and benchmark of existing and potential suppliers;

  • Ensuring effective communication and representation of Category strategy, programs and performance to all key-stakeholders;

  • Leading price negotiations for assigned supplier portfolio, including gathering relevant benchmark data, supplier market intelligence;

  • Working together with cross-functional teams managing execution of supply base change projects via funnel and Source2Contract RfX event management;

  • Contract management within the assigned scope (development, maintenance and execution);

  • Ensuring related risks are controlled and mitigated including quality and regulatory compliance for all new supplier deployment as relevant;

You are part of

An exciting global category team consisting of Supplier Account Managers (SAMs), continuously interfacing with innovative technologies and companies.

You will be located in our Global Competence Center in Łódź, where we centralize our business processes. Our focus is on supporting faster workflows and collaboration across departments, to enable leaner operations and improved results. 2000+ strong and growing, our Global Business Services EMEA Hub in Lódź employees speak 30 languages and represent 13 different nationalities, supporting our operations in 50 countries supported on a daily basis.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Supply Chain or relevant discipline;

  • 6 + years of experience in general procurement, with preference to PC hardware and Software related products (incl. Networking & Peripherals);

  • Solid program management skills to drive category related strategic objectives from end to end;

  • Good understanding of technology, supply base for both the PC hardware and Software Category;

  • Experience in a production environment (medical/FDA regulated industry is preferred);

  • Comfortable working with R&D Engineering, Product Management, Sales, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations;

In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a business-critical, challenging role in a creative, empowering environment. Your professional development will be actively encouraged, so you can continue to grow and perform at your best, while being part of helping improve the lives of billions of people around the world.  

  • Annual 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; 

  • Wide variety of training & learning opportunities, including language upskill;

  • Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events);

How we work at Philips

There are three core ways that define our ways of working – embracing flexibility, being at our best, and impactful collaboration. We believe this enables us to deliver an outstanding experience to our customers and create the best place to work for people who share our passion.

We know just how important direct interactions are and work is more engaging when we are more frequently face-to-face, and that we experience better collaboration which drives innovation. While we have many different types of roles across Philips most require a combination of in-person collaboration with colleagues and partners, usually at a Philips location, and individual focus time, which can be done remotely.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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


  • iconIT, Logistics, Procurement, Banking
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  • iconŁódź, łódzkie

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