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Purchasing Analyst in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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Job Description

Your key responsibilities

• Integrates new and maintains existing sources to ensure adequate inventory of material.
• Work with suppliers to improve delivery performance and remove waste from processes to decrease lead time.
• Set long term supply plan and work with supplier to assure sufficient capacity based on forecast.
• Set/manage and maintain inventory levels based on company/industry standards.
• Regularly present to internal and supplier executive and senior leadership teams.
• Integrate new products into existing internal and supplier systems and processes.
• Mentors and trains new hires and takes leadership on business initiatives to drive positive change within the team.
• May be responsible for leading cost reduction and/or special project teams.
• Analyzes quotations received, and schedules delivery of products, materials, and/or components.
• Prepares orders and follow-up orders to expedite delivery and shipment.
• Analyzes demand and usage information.
• Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operations.
• Prepares, submits, and may explain periodic reports on areas of responsibility (such as detailed cost analysis, plans, and project results).
• May track and analyze new product parts/components through the entire product life cycle.
• Supports supplier capacity analysis and reconciliation used in the reporting, planning, and scheduling to drive greater efficiencies in workforce planning.
• May be required to report on current product performance to forecast, safety stock, build attainment, product availability, and inventory levels.
• Ability to navigate sku level negotiation with appropriate supplier contacts.
• Ability to articulate thoughts professionally, representing both Operations and the Company, and present to large groups, including senior leadership.
• Utilizes analytical skills to interpret system requirements and put together financial projections.
• Monitors supplier performance and partners cross-functionally to drive accountability and improve supplier relationships.
• Conducts inventory analysis to maintain the lowest level of inventory possible while servicing our customers at an excellent level.
• Drives strategic business initiatives like Product Life Cycle Management, identifying opportunities and facilitating appropriate actions towards successful completion
• Seeks opportunities to identify wastes and increase efficiency to drive continuous improvement
• Drives more strategic business initiatives while maintaining relative amounts of tactical
responsibility, as needed by the business.
• Utilizes the following equipment/Applications: Oracle MRP system, Windchill PLM system, Internet
Explorer, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook.

What are we looking for?

• Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent.
• 2-5 years of relevant experience preferred
• APICS certification preferred
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work with all levels of management.
• Acute attention to detail.
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
• Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
• Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific methods.
• Ability to review printed documents.
• Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine materials issues of a moderate to diverse scope,
using independent judgment.
• Advanced PC skills.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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