Operational Planner/Buyer 1 - #5700013


Fecha: hace 2 semanas
ciudad: Alajuela, Alajuela
Tipo de contrato: Tiempo completo

Job Title

Operational Planner/Buyer 1

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

Job Overview

  • Performs inventory analysis
  • Executes SCM master data setup and maintenance
  • Executes Product Life Cycle management Forecast
  • Forecast communication with suppliers, including validation Order
  • Places orders with suppliers and monitors the outstanding order package in terms of delivery time, quality and price
  • Tracks order confirmation, monitors open order position, expedites if needed and keeps SAP updated Mitigate and escalate
  • Identifies material shortage risks and takes action to mitigate
  • Manage return orders to suppliers Improve
  • Eliminate root causes of availability issues
  • Maintain the tool updated and aligned with the material delivered confirmed by the vendor.
  • Participate in tiers meetings and provide status of their items


  • Knows calculation and planning methods.
  • Knows the technical aspects of the goods to be purchased; understands the technical requirements.
  • Expedite and shortage mitigation with suppliers
  • Knowledge on inventory management including safety stock management in relation to service level
  • Calculates the order requirements in terms of supply provision, short/long term flexibility, delivery times, order magnitude, order terms etc.
  • Identifies supply risks and potential root causes
  • Calculates optimal inventory levels. Agrees order changes and mitigation actions with suppliers within the agreed boundaries of contract


  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration/ Engineering
  • Supply chain and/or Procurement experience
  • 1+ related years of experience in finance/account payables
  • ERP and MRP Experience, SAP preferred
  • Basic/Intermediate-English
  • Administrative Shift (Hybrid)

In return, we offer you

In order to develop your full potential, we will offer you the flexibility, encouragement and opportunities to keep you inspired and engaged. After all, working at Philips is more than a job. It is an experience full of amazing moments that will transform you in a lasting and positive way, since together we can improve the world.

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.


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