Procurement Engineer

  • Aanbod € 50,000 - € 60,000
  • Functiegroep Procurement
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 7827500
  • Locatie Drachten
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

For Philips Drachten, YER is recruiting a Procurement Engineer. Supporting engineering cost activities, supply base rationalization, and executing procurement activities in end-to-end projects; these are all aspects of the challenge of the Procurement Engineer at Philips.


Being part of the development team the Procurement Engineer needs on one side challenge the engineers on chosen concepts, materials and constructions, and on the othher side connecting with different suppliers (mostly pre-selected through their peers in Commodity Management). This means that from two angles there are challenges that he/she needs to manage and balance at the same time, witnessing a time to market for the product that is crucial to being successful in order to gain enough market share and profit as a 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.

As Innovation Domestic Appliances at Philips Drachten we have adopted a challenging growth strategy to significantly increase our sales, market share and margin. To realize our goals we need to create innovative concepts and technologies and intensively invest in people and equipment. In this, being consumer centric is the key. Linking in with the situation, habits and needs of consumers all around the world helps us in developing products that fulfil the Sense and Simplicity Brand promise.


You will get the chance to be active in a broad scope of procurement engineering in a fast-growing, highly innovative part of Philips. You will work with brand new products and product types, dealing with niche suppliers and customers. We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips.


  • Professional with 5-7 years proven trackrecord
  • Procurement management
  • Master degree in a relevant technical discipline (e.g. Electro Technical, Mechanical, Optical, Thermal) extended with MBA