Philips Lighting Outsourced Operations Leader/Manager , PCK México in Remote Worker, Mexico

Location - Guadalajara, México

Our Opportunity to you:

We offer you the opportunity to work for the #1 lighting organization. Show us your energy, your creativity and your sound professional judgment,

Organization Description:

At Philips Color Kinetics we are driving the LED Lighting revolution. From our origins over 13 years ago, we have led the market with systems level lighting solutions that seamlessly integrate LED hardware, embedded firmware, and user software to allow customers unprecedented control over their lighting environment.

The Global Operations team is a lean group within the Philips Color Kinetics organization managing Customer Order fulfillment, Planning , Logistics (warehousing and distribution) serving global customers and markets. The team has both global and regional responsibilities and works closely with our China and Mexico contract manufacturers to provide our customers the best experience.

Your Team:

You manage a team of 4 people, and report to Head of Global Operations PCK.

You collaborate with cross functional team in the company like Procurement Engineer/Commodity Team, Supplier Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering, R&D, etc.; external you have contracted manufacture supplier to work with day to day to manage the supply performance.

Your Responsibilities:

You oversee and manage outsourced operations performance in Mexico, you play a key role in supporting industrial footprint & supply base optimization in line with business requirements. You will be responsible for

  • Customer order fulfillment on time in full

  • Supply management, incl. supplier performance monitoring/assessment, supply base strategy development together with Commodity Team/Procurement

  • Supply planning

  • Quality Control and Assurance

  • Manufacture engineering

  • Support new product development programs with quality industrialization

  • Sustain existing products in mass production

  • Cost reduction via Design for X program

  • Administration, team management, finance/accounting, and IT

Your Challenge:

Manage contracted manufacturing supplier and ties of suppliers to deliver orders with reliability and responsiveness .Support & drive optimization of industrial process with the respective manufacturing partners. Coordinate engineering & improvement projects through partner resources to meet operational and cost improvement objectives. Continuously improve on cost of Non-quality, productivity, customer service & inventory level.


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business Management or similar background with at least 5 years management experience.

  • Rich experience in manufacturing & industrial Operations management

  • Excellent communication skills, both downward and upward in the organization, as well as towards business partners

  • Experienced in driving fast and effective root cause / problem solving with supplier for output & quality issues + escalation

  • Able to apply advanced industrial principles towards continuous improvement

  • Self-motivator & strong ownership, drive for result.

  • Inspired leader

  • Lean certified is nice to have