a.i. Head of Integral Warehousing and Distribution Strategy

  • Salarisindicatie Max. € 120/hr or € 130k/year
  • Vakgebied Supply Chain
  • Full time/Part time Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9231200
  • Locatie Amsterdam
  • Dienstverband Detachering via YER, Interim / ZZP
  • Branche Manufacturing


In this role, you have the opportunity to be the lead and inspiration in their transformation journey for the Integrated Supply Chain and you will define our strategy for Integral Warehousing & Distribution globally. You can ensure the efficient and qualitative delivery of products and solutions that will improve people’s life and have a massive impact on our customer satisfaction.

You are a part of our collaborative global Supply Chain team of international professionals, helping us to develop, build and improve our Integrated Supply Chain. As they value diversity, they have a diverse and multifunctional team and many resources to support you. In this role, you will report to the VP Supply Chain.

Over de functie

You are responsible for:

  • Defining Integral Warehousing & Distribution strategy
  • Driving and deploying new operational processes & tools together with the external partners as well as internal teams that enhance supply chain efficiency and drive productivity
  • Driving continuous improvement of supply chain performance and reduction of IWD costs in line with AOP targets
  • Driving of logistics process simplifications and improvements for end to end ownership / view and control
  • Reviewing our current distribution center setup (amount, regional presence etc.) and analyzing the impact of the increasing online business
  • Developing data & analytics tools/processes to better analyze product flows and related costs
  • Drive supply chain DfX programs / productivity ensuring that quality, safety and customer service levels
  • Implementing innovative solutions (new technologies) and driving Lean/DM to enhance supply chain performance
  • Deploying new organization of GTEC and PCT (GBS)
  • Strategic selection of logistics provider (in partnership with Business Groups, F&D and Procurement, provider partnership and strategic management globally)

Over het bedrijf

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.


This is a interim position starting in June 2019 till the end of 2019 (exclusive extension)
Max. € 120,-/hr (zzp) or € 130k/year (payroll YER)


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

  • Over 15 years of experience in supply chain, in particular warehousing & distribution space in different global companies
  • Solid experiences in management of warehouse, transportation and inventory · Understanding W&D needs of customers, Markets and Business Groups
  • Strong transformation & change management skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong service provider knowledge
  • Lean proficiency
  • Master degree in relevant field
  • Fluency in English
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