Philips Procurement Engineer (m/f) for Medical Systems/Components in Hamburg, Germany

The Business Unit GTC develops and produces generators, tubes, and Components used in Computed Tomography, Cardio Vascular and Radiographic applications of medical diagnostic imaging. Besides some “Sales to third parties” the majority of sales is distributed to Philips system factories and global customer support organizations. BU GTC sells to 44 countries from manufacturing locations in Hamburg/Germany; Best, Eindhoven and Heerlen/Netherlands and US- locations in Aurora, Illinois and Arlington.

Your Role/Responsibilities

You will be part of the GTC Procurement team within Philips Healthcare and work closely with representatives from both the R&D and Operations organizations. Our goal is to build an outstanding procurement competence and to improve our performance by ensuring our approach is End2End driving, aligning product development, supply chain, service and finance. Through strong partnerships with our suppliers we bring Philips meaningful innovation and sustainable competitive cost advantage.

Supplier Management:

  • Develop and maintain value adding suppliers in projects and remain up to date with the state of the art technologies, modules and components.

  • Aligns needs with competitive landscape and technology roadmaps

  • Provides input to the commodity teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business requirements

Project Management:

  • Manage all project related supplier aspects, with close alignment to the commodity management during a new product introduction or life cycle project

  • Ensures early supplier involvement in projects

  • Drives the supplier selection process together with commodity teams and supports development teams in the definition of supplier requirements and defining the global supply (chain) requirements

  • Provides should cost assessments for should-cost assessments for newly proposed products

  • Leads or participates in DfX conventions for the assigned business

  • Drives concept savings in new product development and life cycle projects and support the BU productivity activities


Supports the supplier quality manager in new supplier componente release process, including compliance and sustainability aspects.

Your Profile

We are looking for people who want to deliver excellent results for our customers in a team with highly qualified, innovative colleagues:

  • Academic degree in a technical discipline (f.e. Industrial Engineering, Wirtsch.-Ing.)

  • 5-10 years of experience in procurement in an assembly type industry with strong technical background

  • Lean and preferably DfX experience

  • Strong networking and communications/influencing skills

  • Experience in leading international projects

  • Proactive, structured and result oriented way of working

  • Fluent in English and German language

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Please upload your complete documents and include your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date/your period of notice in your motivation letter.

Our Offer

As a company for health and wellbeing the compatibility of our employees’ professional and private life is an important aspect for Philips. Therefore we offer numerous services to support you for example "Kids and more" as part of our family services, the “Philips in Balance - health program”, as well as modern working time models.