Summer Internship 2022-Supply Chain Intern - Waterdown, ON, Canada
Internal Number: R459968
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why supply chain at Stryker?
As a member of our Supply Chain team, you will make a daily impact on the lives of others. Apply today and you will get a chance to work with high-functioning, driven people who all have the same mission of making healthcare better. Plus, we have an award-winning culture and were recently named the #5 World's Best Workplace by Fortune!
Who we want
Challengers.People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.
Teammates.Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.
Charismatic networkers.Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.
Strategic thinkers.Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.
Customer-oriented achievers.Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Game changers.Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker's mission to make healthcare better.
What You Get Out of the Internship
Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that's why we're looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for people with a passion for Supply Chain to help ensure that we are exceeding the expectations of our customers. As a Supply Chain intern at Stryker, you will:
Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting
Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills
Put the customer first, and gain valuable experience as a result
Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business
Be a part of an innovative team and culture
As a Supply Chain intern at Stryker, you will be placed in one of the following teams:
Purchasing Analyst interns help procure raw materials from Stryker's suppliers with the right quality, at the right price, arriving at the right time.They continuously re-evaluate desired inventory targets throughout the duration of a product's life cycle.
Business Planner interns are responsible for scheduling the production of products on our manufacturing lines to balance optimal cost efficiencies for our business while supporting customer sales.They facilitate the communication between Operations and Marketing regarding future inventory projections.
Distribution interns help prepare for the monthly Executive Demand Review and facilitate the discussion of key demand planning topics for the meeting.They may lead a cross-functional project focused on improving the Integrated Business Planning process.Interns will learn how to use data analytics to problem solve and make better informed business decisions.They will partner with Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Operations to develop forward looking demand plans.
Demand planning interns help guide the business to improve the accuracy of revenue forecasts, aligns inventory levels with increases or decreases in demand, improves customer service levels, and enhances profitability for a given channel or product line.
Product Lifecycle Management (PLCM)
PLCM interns help support business strategy and develop processes to improve cost-leverage, provide insights on how to create more efficiency in managing the product lifecycle and/or portfolio, conduct product portfolio analysis, and promote cross-functional collaboration for successful alignment on and execution of PLCM activities.
Project Management Office (PMO)
PMO interns support active product development projects.They also play a role in improving analysis of these projects from timelines to budgets to resource reporting.Interns in the past have provided incredible contribution to our never-ending quest of providing the best and easiest-to-read data for our division's executives.
Majors Targeted: Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration
What You Need
Currently working on completion of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer
Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire
and also will be verified during background check in the spring
Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require employment-based sponsorship now or in the future.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Ability to exercise independent judgment
Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Proven leadership and business acumen skills
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
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