Associate Sourcing Manager, Global Procurement Center
Internal Number: R457760
The Associate Sourcing Manager will drive and implement sourcing strategies of defined supplier portfolio across the organization enabling Stryker to achieve optimal business levels of service, quality and cost. The Associate Sourcing Manager delivers cost optimization and continuity of supply satisfying all quality requirements through managing partnerships with best in class suppliers while ensuring alignment of business priorities and execution of Stryker's Operations, New Product Development, and M&A initiatives.
Sets the strategic direction for key supplier partners, aligned to Stryker's mission, global sourcing category strategies and customer / stakeholder needs.
This role serves as the leader / escalation path for supplier management issues within the Stryker network.
Supplier development in the areas of Quality, Service & Cost to ensure Stryker's day to day and long-term needs are met.
Will be responsible for supporting global sourcing projects and leading spine sourcing initiatives.
The person in this position will be comfortable communicating across various levels of management.
Education & special trainings:
A bachelor's degree in a business or engineering discipline. Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and/or project management may also be considered.
Qualifications & experience:
Minimum of 7 years of / Sourcing / Procurement Supply chain experience preferably in medical devices or other highly regulated environment.
Fluent in English and French
Ability to understand the big picture, develop business plans in alignment with overall business strategy, execute strategic plans, influence others to build consensus behind shared goals, challenge the status quo, initiate tough conversations, and promote a culture of innovation.
Demonstrated quantitative and analytical abilities.
"Fully proficient" level knowledge and experience in developing, negotiating, and implementing commercial contracts.
Demonstrated "fully proficient" knowledge of procurement strategy and market drivers.
Excellent interpersonal communication, collaborative team work, conflict management, and negotiation skills.
Build trusting relationships with Executive VP level at Stryker and CEO level at our supply base. May require assistance to close deals with executives from outside organizations.
"Fully Proficient" in presenting to and influencing executives.
Demonstrated ability to interpret complex information and interconnected issues to clearly articulate the findings, obstacles, and solution.
Highly proficient in stakeholder management and communications.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to challenge processes and use knowledge or trends to identify new solutions.
Demonstrated ability to understand and navigate complex interpersonal and political issues.
Our total rewards offering varies by country but often includes bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.
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