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Philips OpEx Continuous Improvement Lean Project Manager in Nashville, Tennessee


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join a team of experienced Lean practitioners and sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & applying the same thinking to our employees. The Operational Excellence project manager role for SCM will partner with Global Business Services organization to drive process improvement and overall operational excellence within Philips through standardizing work, organizing Kaizen events, and conducting productivity coaching sessions. In addition, this individual will focus on continuous improvements in the GBS Supply Chain Management organization.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Implementation and support f performance metrics to provide the Global Business Services (GBS) leadership team the necessary insights to drive performance to meet customer needs and expectations in a shared services environment.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement efforts in the hub through standardization of processes via End to End optimization, lean, advanced technologies, and digitalization especially in the SCM GBS function.

  • Develop and coach the value stream team members on Daily Management and Pride Problem Solving techniques.

  • Work closely with the process lead and functional leaders to drive cross value chain End to End integration.

  • Provide Lean Basics and Problem Solving training for the Nashville Hub as scheduled by the Hub leadership team.

  • Partner with other Operational Excellence team members and business leaders to conduct Kaizen events and various Lean brainstorming and whiteboard sessions.

  • Partner with the Operational Excellence team to tracks Continuous Improvement projects within the hub.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

You are part of

Our mission to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people per year by 2030. Every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards, and personalized development planning programs. Our research and business provide unique opportunities to develop cutting-edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.

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

  • Bachelor of Science in business or engineering field of study

  • MBA or relevant business experience preferred

  • 2+ years of experience successfully leading large complex programs, projects, and initiatives using a structured approach

  • PMI PMP certification or working towards certification a plus

  • Experience with and applying Change Management methodology in projects is highly preferred

  • Lean / Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement experience preferred

  • Subject matter expertise in all phases of development, launch, and maintenance including voice of the customer, requirements generation, design controls, verification, validation, usability, process validation, service, and support-readiness

  • Data-driven decision-making with the ability to move teams through vague and complex situations

  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Background in support, back office support services (credit, collections, order processing, quoting)

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

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

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender,

pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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