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 one of the World’s Best Workplace by Fortune!
Who we Want :
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Goal-oriented : Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
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.
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
Consultant. Strong facilitation, consulting, relationship-building, influence, negotiation skills, and project management skills.
What you will do :
The Senior Buyer is responsible for strategic and tactical purchasing activities for assigned portfolio to ensure a high level of customer service.
The Senior Buyer balances supplier capacity and internal inventory levels with demand to support targets consistent with build plans, launch plans, customer service levels and inventory turns.
Leads all efforts with suppliers to address product availability issues and ensures that long term supply constraint issues are resolved or escalated when appropriate.
Also has a high level of focus on driving continuous improvement both externally with the supplier and internally within the purchasing function and with key stakeholders.
What you need :
Bachelor’s degree (Business, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field)
5+ years in years in Supply Management or related field with focus on strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier development
International sourcing and supplier management.
Experience operating in a highly regulated industry.
Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services.
Ability to effectively communicate and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders
Strong skills in leadership, negotiations, influencing, communication & presentation, project management, troubleshooting & problem solving, analysis, strategic thinking, and collaborative team building.
Professional certifications through APICS, ISM, and / or CSCMP
Project Management knowledge and experience
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Knowledge and experience in contractual negotiations and administration.
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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.
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