Transportation Project Manager

  • Job category Supply Chain
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10022038
  • Location High Tech Campus 5 Eindhoven Noord Brabant NLD 5656 AE
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry High Tech

About this vacancy

You are a part of Philips Domestic Appliances Integrated Warehousing & Distribution (IWD)-Transportation Management team in addition to working closely within the Business Process Expert Community of Supply Chain.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with various stakeholders; such as System integration/IT team, Logistics service Suppliers , 3PL/4PL service provider and business process expert/analysts/owners by actively contributing to a process improvement and project management
  • Learn the new digital landscape in the market and reflect in Supply Chain Cycle by driving organizational transformation
  • Being a change manager by clarifying the impact of the new ways of working including the process in new Transport Management ecosystem and being the content owner of the deployment materials (guidelines, work instructions and learnings) to support end users
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Expert (SME) across the world in their respective domain and ensure the people competencies, capabilities are in place to execute the standard solutions in their process domains and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Establish an accurate project performance tracking & reporting, with reference to project timelines, dependencies & owners
  • Facilitate the internal teams to help solve issues affecting the project by ensuring closer collaboration between internal and external partners like 3PLs, Suppliers, Carriers etc.
  • Perform a leading role together with Business Process Expert of Transportation to deliver the project with quality and on time

Job description

Transportation Management - Project Manager

In this role, you have the opportunity to:
• Work closely with various stakeholders; such as System integration/IT team, Logistics service Suppliers , 3PL/4PL service provider and business process expert/analysts/owners by actively contributing to a process improvement and project management
• Learn the new digital landscape in the market and reflect in Supply Chain Cycle by driving organizational transformation
• Being a change manager by clarifying the impact of the new ways of working including the process in new Transport Management ecosystem and being the content owner of the deployment materials (guidelines, work instructions and learnings) to support end users
• Collaborate with Subject Matter Expert (SME) across the world in their respective domain and ensure the people competencies, capabilities are in place to execute the standard solutions in their process domains and identify opportunities for improvement
• Establish an accurate project performance tracking & reporting, with reference to project timelines, dependencies & owners.
• Facilitate the internal teams to help solve issues affecting the project by ensuring closer collaboration between internal and external partners like 3PLs, Suppliers, Carriers etc.,
• Perform a leading role together with Business Process Expert of Transportation to deliver the project with quality and on time.

You are responsible for
• Collaborating with IT teams, SME in TM and Business Process Experts/Analysts in Transportation Management (TM) workstream to ensure that project milestones and activities are on track.
• Actively contributing to the process evolution, tracking the change in process and mitigating any risk by collaborating/guiding internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner
• Leading a system & process implementation project in the domain of Transportation Management involving integration with 3PL partners & carriers
• Collaborating in business transformations to provide expert support in diagnosis of processes within area of expertise.
• Mapping new solutions and ways of working and translate these into an implementation plan
• Building a communication channel per function/group to ensure the project relevant agenda is discussed/aligned with a right owner
• Collaborating with IT & master data teams to ensure readiness of system configuration for right technology and data solutions before start of testing and go-live.
• Building and monitoring a detailed deployment plan involving System testing, Training, Cutover & Aftercare support
• Planning & facilitating the User Acceptance Test to validate that the solution works as designed together with SMEs, Suppliers, Factories and 3PL/4PL partners
• Facilitating, planning and coordinating new process training by BPEs and supporting end user training & its documentation.
• Timely organizing and updating documents such as weekly team meeting, planning reports etc., to provide visibility to team and relevant in/external stakeholders
• Actively interacting with other BPEs to drive organization target concrete and solid

You are a part of
• Philips Domestic Appliances Integrated Warehousing & Distribution (IWD)-Transportation Management team in addition to working closely within the Business Process Expert Community of Supply Chain. As we value diversity, we have a multi-functional and diverse team, with different points of view, different ways of thinking, new capabilities to strengthen and improve the digital strategy for our customers.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
• 5+ years of relevant experience in Project management & deployment in the domains of Supply Chain with a close focus on logistics and transportation management.
• Understanding in SAP TM and SAP LBN along with S/4 Hana
• Experienced with organizing Transportation Management/Warehouse Management system implementation/integration testing (SIT and UAT) and cutover activities
• Working closely with 3/4PL partners, Carriers, Suppliers and IT analysts
• In-depth content knowledge of Logistics in Ocean/Air/Road and 3/4PL integrations in consumer electronics domain.
• Inspirational, empowering and inclusive leadership qualities with strong cultural awareness and attitude of agility
• Knowledge of understanding EDI/API communication between SAP and WMS of 3PL and Carriers system
• Knowledge and understanding of goods flow/movement
• Working experience in consumer focused, complex, matrixed, multinational environment. Preferably with experience in consumer goods, online services, e-commerce, or mobile applications
• PMP certification (or similar) preferred
• Proactive and eager to learn

Company

With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.

Offer description

There are 2 options:

  • Work as a contractor: max. salary: €105k/year
  • Work as a freelancer: max. hourly rate: €90,-


Candidate profile

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

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Project management & deployment in the domains of Supply Chain with a close focus on logistics and transportation management
  • Understanding in SAP TM and SAP LBN along with S/4 Hana
  • Experienced with organizing Transportation Management/Warehouse Management system implementation/integration testing (SIT and UAT) and cutover activities
  • Working closely with 3/4PL partners, Carriers, Suppliers and IT analysts
  • In-depth content knowledge of Logistics in Ocean/Air/Road and 3/4PL integrations in consumer electronics domain.
  • Inspirational, empowering and inclusive leadership qualities with strong cultural awareness and attitude of agility
  • Knowledge of understanding EDI/API communication between SAP and WMS of 3PL and Carriers system
  • Knowledge and understanding of goods flow/movement
  • Working experience in consumer focused, complex, matrixed, multinational environment. Preferably with experience in consumer goods, online services, e-commerce, or mobile applications
  • PMP certification (or similar) preferred
  • Proactive and eager to learn