Philips Commodity Manager Technology (PCBA) in Andover, Massachusetts

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Commodity Manager Technology is the subject-matter expert in semi-conductors with extensive in-depth understanding of key technologies.

Partners wth commodity managers in developing the commodity strategies

Scouts the market for latest technological developments and suppliers

Bring In-depth understanding of the technological developments in the electronics components (semiconductors) including understanding of PCBA design

Partners with design teams to select the right solution / components for crtical circuits.

Drives the creation of standard library for off the shelf components

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Leverage your expertise as a technology / design specialist in semiconductors or PCBA design and your desire to have an impact on improving people's lives. Your experience in engaging with PCBA design teams for new product development and strong relationship building skills will allow you to define strategy and drive for results.

You are responsible for

  • Providing subject-matter expertise in semi-conductors with extensive in-depth understanding of PCBA design.

  • Partnering with design teams to select the right solution / components for critical circuits.

  • Partnering with commodity managers in developing the commodity strategies

  • Scouting the market for latest technological developments and suppliers

  • Driving the creation of standard library for off the shelf components.

  • Managing commodity requisitions across unit and/or Product Lines with an understanding of product life cycles.

  • Developing local / regional commodity strategic and sourcing plans with a short to medium term 1–3 year sight line.

  • Building, working, and where applicable chairing a technology council.

You are a part of

A global commodity team consisting of commodity managers that continuously interface with other cutting edge companies and their technologies across the globe.

You will represent Philips in the supply industry and work closely together with your procurement counterpart in the business to fulfill their sourcing needs with top notch technology supply at the right price at the right quality and time.

You frequently interact with key persons and leadership in R&D Engineering, (product) Marketing, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations to secure supply to demand.

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

  • Bachelors / Masters degree (preferred) in Engineering is required

  • At least 5+ years knowledge and experience in PCBA design.

  • Experience in strategically managing and owning a supply base of leading suppliers with preference in the area of Semiconductors

  • Good understanding and high interest in system architecture

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to influence decision makers in a complex matrix environment

  • Comfortable in working with a wide variety of disciplines such as R&D Engineering, Marketing, Quality & Regulatory, Legal and Operations

In return, we offer you

Join us and work in a dynamic environment with opportunities to contribute to a number of innovation topics and application areas in relation to healthcare solutions and services. You have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of your team. We offer a competitive benefits and salary package.

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.

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