MPS Planner
11 dagen geleden

Your challenge

This exciting role is a great opportunity for an experienced planner! You will be at the heart of IGT (Image Guided Therapy) Systems and plan production and supplier demand in a dynamic environment, while maintaining minimal stock levels.

You will also initiate improvement projects to further improve the planning process.

IGT Systems is an important part of Philips, and delivers advanced solutions for health professionals to meet the needs of patients worldwide.

Your responsibilities

The Key Areas of Responsibility for the MPS (Master Production Schedule) planner are :

  • Create and maintain MPS plans which are based on commercial demand to ensure orders are delivered on time, while maintaining minimal stock levels and optimizing factory capacity.
  • Create and maintain percentage planning lists (P-BOM) to ensure flexibility towards the markets.
  • Reflect all additional demand (development, repair, specials etc.) in SAP such that commercial demand is not impacted.
  • Share data from the MPS plan with the procurement department to ensure the procurement of materials on-time and against minimal costs.
  • Actively participate in the change management process (including new product introductions), manage phase-in / phase-out plan and calculate effectivity dates based on stock levels and material availability, in close cooperation with procurement, service and production.
  • Initiate, drive and contribute to improvements of the planning systems and procedures to further improve delivery reliability and reduce cycle times.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes and processes at stakeholders to be able to respond and act upon them with minimal impact on the planning.
  • Will act (and be trained for) as subject matter expert for medical device regulations for SCM.
  • Your team

    Within IGT Systems, the Order-To-Cash process entails all the activities from receipt of customer order to delivery at hospital site.

    Within the Order-To-Cash process there are 5 key activities handled by 5 teams, namely : S&OP / Order desk, Planning & Execution Control, NPI Supply Chain Management, Operational Procurement and Physical Distribution.

    You will be part of the Planning & Execution Control team (12 people). The group is responsible for translating the S&OP plan for IGT systems and upgrades into demand on component level, taking into account engineering changes, non-

    commercial and service demand. Customers are located across the globe and supplied from multiple factories.

    Our offer

    This demanding position will allow you to prove your strengths in planning. The opportunity to shape and grow your career will be in your own hands as you master the planning and drive improvements in this area.

    Philips has earned a worldwide reputation for developing advanced solutions that meet patients’ needs, and we will support and facilitate your path to create the next breakthrough.

    We are looking for

    To be successful as an MPS planner :

  • You have a Bachelor degree (HBO) in Supply Chain Management / Logistics with at least 3 years of working experience in a technical environment (required)
  • You have proven experience in SAP (PP / MM) or another ERP system (required)
  • You are very analytical and precise (required)
  • You are a good communicator with good stakeholder management skills (required)
  • Experience with engineering change management and configuration management is preferred
  • Knowledge on IGT products is a strong plus, or at least supply chain experience in high-tech machine / component building industry is a strong preference
  • You have the following behavior and character : customer-focused, team player, pro-active, make-it-happen attitude, flexible, persistent, empathic, able to build bridges
  • You can fluently communicate on different organizational levels in both English and Dutch (this is a must!)
  • 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.

    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.

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