Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
What you will do-
Lead global, cross-functional teams and champion the strategic sourcing process with the organization
Manage, develop and implement local strategies that align with the global strategies and goals for assigned commodities which support department and Divisional objectives for quality, delivery, cost, and supplier development
Draft, negotiate, and execute Long-Term Agreements and/or Full Service Supplier Contracts, where appropriate, for assigned commodities; to include interfacing with the appropriate departments such as Legal, R&D, Marketing, Operations, Quality, and Senior Leadership for buy-in
Utilize contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance, to validate the impact of proposed projects and drive stakeholder approval
Present proposals, recommendations and results of commodity metrics to Senior Leadership routinely
Use strategic sourcing tools to proactively conduct spend analysis, maintain cost models and metrics by supplier and commodity, and communicate overall supplier performance, trends in technologies, and market conditions with respect to assigned commodities
Serve as resident expert on factors relevant to assigned commodity such as product knowledge, applications/usage, processing knowledge, cost structure, global market, supplier capabilities, supplier market share, supplier benchmarking, etc.
Serve as a Commodity information resource for the Organization- This will include educating, coaching and mentoring other employees in Strategic Sourcing, Manufacturing, Marketing and Product Development
Manage, develop and maintain responsibility for the business relationships with suppliers
What you need-
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering required
Master’s degree in Business or Supply Chain preferred
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) and/or Project Management Professional, a plus
5-10 years of experience in planning or purchasing preferred- Equivalent relevant work experience in manufacturing and/or project management may also be considered
Demonstrated management, project management or other leadership experience
2+ years of manufacturing management, manufacturing engineering, buying, production planning or product development experience
Demonstrated leadership, customer service, problem solving, communication, negotiation, tact, judgment, and organizational skills
Demonstrated knowledge of procurement strategy and market drivers
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contractual negotiations
Demonstrated quantitative and analytical abilities
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written
Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate difficult concepts to all levels of the organization
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office suite of products, especially Excel and MS Project
Internal Number: R420379
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK