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-
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
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.
What you will do-
The Associate Sourcing Manager will lead the development and implementation of strategic sourcing activities in assigned suppliers and/or commodities with the goal of obtaining the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management.
The Associate Sourcing Manager will be responsible for coordinating sourcing needs for new product development projects, including completion of supplier selection with agreement to Global Sourcing Strategy, regularly reporting material costs, managing schedules, and defining final material logistics. Acts as liaison for all sourcing activities to Design and Advanced Operations teams.
Additional responsibilities of the Associate Sourcing Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ensure project teams adhere to strategic direction of Global Sourcing and purchasing controls requirements related to design projects
Leverage improvements to project timelines from experience w/ key suppliers and project teams
Have an influence on key project team members to inspire quicker overall deliverables for projects
Negotiate supplier cost reductions and NRE reductions in conjunction w/ commodities teams when cost increases experienced
Drive key efficiencies w/ suppliers and communication tools support faster & more product launches
Identify process improvements to either supplier or Stryker processes to drive better speed to market, quality and long-term delivery
May support more projects or projects that expand across multiple business units
Build engaging relationship with variety of R&D engineering teams
Build relationships within Operations by becoming a value-added and sought-after resource
Build relationships across Global Sourcing Group
Lead sourcing analysis and selection process and perform cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required
Identify supply base risk and develop/implement mitigation plans for new products.
Expect a mix of strategic and tactical responsibilities including attend new product development project meetings, driving requests for quotes, ordering internal samples and parts for build, resolving invoice issues, managing BOMs, supplier escalation, ERP part setup, partnering with logistics, etc
What you need-
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or similar is required.
6+ years of experience in strategic sourcing and supplier development strongly preferred
Master's Degree- preferred.
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)- preferred.
Working knowledge of ISO13485 standards and requirements- preferred.
Supplier Audit experience in quality system standards: FDA QSR, ISO13485 and ISO9001- preferred
Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industry experience- highly preferred
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