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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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!
This critical leadership position is responsible for developing and executing the group indirect procurement strategy in coordination with global indirect category leaders. This position influences, engages and collaborates with senior leaders, including the division presidents and finance leaders, to drive execution and adoption of indirect procurement best practices and deliver savings in line with the group's budget initiatives. This position leads a team of functional sourcing experts across a broad range of spend categories. Act as the primary procurement partner to the group / divisional finance leaders and senior / executive business leaders.
Develop, lead, communicate and execute the global commercial indirect procurement strategy across indirect categories and coordinate the full procurement strategy to leverage Group's $400 million annual spend
Influence, engage, collaborate, and partner with senior executive stakeholders and coordinate the opportunity of indirect procurement savings and increased payment terms
Deliver on significant year over year net procurement savings in line with the business strategic program intitiatives
Lead, mentor, develop, and empower the procurement team to maintain a high performing category sourcing unit, including strong cost/service performance, and strong engagement/service mentality with stakeholders
Lead negotiations of complex group level agreements
Lead and collaborate with functional partners and legal counsel to establish supplier contracts that ensure functional supply needs as well as appropriate risk mitigation of Stryker's commercial, data and other supply chain risks
Provide strategic sourcing support and leadership for critical supplier management relationships
Maintain a deep understanding of indirect suppliers, products, and market trends; actively implement procurement best practices to drive value and superior service from the supply base
Develop and drive indirect category sourcing strategies that support overall group strategies, and result in sustainable, continuous improvement in supplier cost, performance & quality over time
Partner with function/budget spend owners to execute the sourcing process, including supplier identification, competitive bidding, negotiations, selection, contracting, and performance management
Be a visionary leader of positive change, and through strong communications and engagement, instill a sense of spending responsibility and stewardship in the Group
Education & Special Trainings:
Bachelor's degree (Supply Chain Mgt, Engineering, Finance or equivalent) required
Sourcing/Supply Chain certifications desired (e.g. CPSM, Certified Professional in Supply Management)
Qualifications & Experience:
12+ years relevant working experience, with at least 5 years in a medium-large strategic procurement organization or equivalent (or through large client work at a top-tier management consultancy)
5+ years of experience in recruiting, managing, leading, and developing sourcing/procurement teams
Experience working in med-large, fast growing company is a plus
Ability to influence senior leaders and gain alignment to pursue strategic procurement initiatives.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Strong analytical skills, financial and business acumen and ability to lead a diverse team
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