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Supply Chain Program Manager in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

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.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.

What you will do

The Supply Chain Program Manager (SCPM) coordinates and leads the top-priority initiative to optimize end-to-end supply chain process and lead the division to meet its service level goals. The SCPM will lead a diverse team, with members across numerous functions, many of whom are senior level leaders, and provide frequent updates to Executive Leadership Team. The SCPM will also establish program charter, drive alignment across the organization, manage team members, perform supply chain diagnostics, lead effort to design and implement process improvements, and communicate to executive leadership.  The SCPM will lead the team to overcome various challenges, such as organizational alignment gaps, supply chain process inefficiencies, and IT system issues.   

What you need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.  
  • A PMP is preferred, but not required. 

Ideal candidates will also possess the following skills/experience:

  • 4+ years of experience in a supply chain management or project management role with focus on global post-manufacturing supply chain management
  • Supply chain management, manufacturing management, project management or similar role in a manufacturing environment is required
  • ERP system experience is required, experience with ERP implementation is a plus
  • Strong communication skills and proven intercultural competences to interact within our international working environment
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, influencing and presentation skills, with the proven ability to teach and coach others.  Must be comfortable presenting at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to meet project milestones and deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrated success in managing projects within a complex, global business across multiple geographic regions
  • Demonstrated use of project management tools (e.g.: MS Project) to plan, track and facilitate projects 
  • Lean Manufacturing, Process Excellence/Six Sigma training and/or certification experience is preferred

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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