Philips Internship: Operations Management (thesis possible) in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Support of ICS Program:

BC analysis

implementing DM

Driving Communication

Duration: 5-6 months

Suitable for thesis

We prefer students able to start per September 2018

In this role, you have the opportunity to

be part of an highly visible project with a global scope within Philips Health Systems. The program will drive End-to-End process optimization reducing waste in the process applying lean philosophy and tools.

You are responsible for

  • Act as program Backoffice for the program team, consisting of 5 colleagues (program management)

  • Giving support on data analyses

  • Build and support on report out to top management of Philips

  • Act as a ‘challenger’ within the team when requested

  • Support on overall program management planning consolidating all project plans

This is a great opportunity for a professional student who wants to get close to strategic initiatives. Office location Eindhoven High Tech Campus.

You are a part of

The Integrated Customer Support program is making Philips’ backoffice structure more agile and customer oriented. The program will drive End-to-End process (Market-to-Order, Order-to-Cash, Service, Finance) optimization reducing waste in the process applying lean philosophy and tools. One key driver is simplification and standardization of processes and tools. We also focus on ‘First time right’ within the supply chain domain and digitization of the go to-market models. The program has a global scope of Health Systems, serving the Business Groups and our 17 Market Groups.

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

  • Planning for a final thesis Bachelor or an internship Master, in the domains of Operations Management, Industrial Engineering and Management or equivalent;

  • very strong communication skills as you will interact with senior level management

  • outgoing, self-propelling and self-initiating; we need someone with a high level of autonomy and ‘knowing enough with 3 words’

  • very strong and fast in analytics and reporting (excel, PowerPoint)

  • a team worker who can deal with high level of ambiguity, balancing between long term strategy and today’s urgent deliverables

  • loving a high level of dynamics. In general a high level of flexibility is required in this program and adaptive behavior is a prerequisite for success

  • fluent in English, Dutch is a plus

In return we offer you

This is a great opportunity for a professional student who wants to get close to strategic initiatives.

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Philips is on a very exciting transformation journey to become an even more focused Health Technology leader. M&A is a crucial part of this journey and you can be part of that!

Visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our other young professionals at http://www.philips.com/a-w/innovationmatters/innovation-matters-overview/landing/container6/make-an-impact-shaping-the-future-of-health-care.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .