Supplier performance professional


About this job

  • Branche: Health Care
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Noord Brabant

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, May 23, 2021

About this role

This exciting role is a great opportunity for a supply chain professional. You will have an important role in managing a set of suppliers and balancing the correct levels of inventory to ensure product availability in the various factories in Best.

As Supplier Performance Manager you partner across the supply chain to ensure material availability for a defined set of suppliers while minimizing both inventory and excess & obsolete stock.
Your responsibilities are to:• Ensure sufficient supply of materials according to production requirements
• Manage inventory levels to stay within agreed targets (LSL and USL) for supplier managed and owned inventory (SMI/SMOI)• Place and track Purchase Orders (POs)
• Follow up on deliveries and monitor supplier delivery performance (VMI/CLIP)• Process rejects in the factory and ensure swift turn-around.
• Connect to and manage different stakeholders in the supply chain (planning, production, suppliers, R&D, etc) to ensure material availability• Prepare, support and drive the Daily Management operating rhythm of the factory and monthly Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings
• Perform and report on supplier reviews, e.g .monthly performance review (MPR), Business Review Meeting (BRM)• Excellent relationship management both internally and externally
• Pro-actively drive supply chain improvements• Support supplier transfer activities


Bachelor or Master degree in the field of Supply Chain management

Good analytical skills and highly proficient in excel, good knowledge of SAP is a plus

Experience with a dynamic and highly technological supply chain is a plus

Self-starting, pro-active, make-it-happen mentality, don’t give up before committed task is done, able to get things done from people,

Detail oriented, analytic and problem solving skills

Lean experience is considered a plus

A good communicator on different organizational levels in both

English and Dutch


  • Network of the coolest companies in the High Tech region of Eindhoven
  • Intervision with like-minded colleagues throughout the Netherlands
  • Supply chain related events with a knowledge component
  • A contract with Brunel with certainty
  • A dedicated consultant
  • Possibility to follow training courses

Join the Brunel Community

You will be working in the Operational Material Management (OMM) team of Best, within Philips Health Systems. This team consists of Operational Buyers, Supplier Performance Managers and End-Of-Life Analysts. You report into the OMM procurement manager. You work closely together with this team, but also Procurement Engineers from the business unit and Supplier Account Managers and last-but-not least with the many suppliers of Factory Best.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Sophie Claessens is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Sophie Claessens
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven
+31 40 257 8244

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