Asset Manager BeneNord (work location Amsterdam or Malmö) - 27297BR - EN in Malmö at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB TITLE
Asset Manager

JOB MISSION

To lead the Asset Management area within the Customer Logistics Function in the respective country. This encompasses the entire operational processes related to Asset management, ensuring a “Best in Class” organisation is created and maintained through implementing solutions to further develop, maintain and improve customer satisfaction, reduce cost and optimise inventory both in the field and in the local facility.

KEY ACTIVITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES

Setting Direction:
  • Provide direct input, advice and guidance to the sales Divisions in relation to the best options for sourcing the Kits and Assets being requested by the sales teams in the countries or region of coverage.
  • Provide guidance to define the optimal level of existing consignment inventory and related optimization
  • Lead discussion and present recommendations for asset and inventory optimization to the local and European leadership teams.
  • Provide guidance and advisory to the Divisions for the most cost-effective decisions on CERs
  • Responsible for driving the local RCC process, respecting SOX, Finance and compliance requirements.
  • Ownership of the consignment write-offs and disposal, including the management of expiry dates in consignment and product replacements.
  • Manages local PLCM and phase in/out process.

Building Organizational Capability:
  • Focus on making local procedural changes and new or more effective ways to accomplish tasks, achieving team goals or performing team functions, standardized across Europe.
  • Play an active role in the European Operations team as we strive to implement a world class asset and inventory management strategy. Critical to this will be the identification of appropriate benchmarks and the sharing of best practice.
  • Take ownership or participate in projects to further improve European asset and inventory management capabilities resulting in increasing customer satisfaction, increasing efficiency, lower costs and optimized inventory levels.
  • Participate in discussions with Supply Chain to ensure assets and inventory are available when required / needed by customers.
  • Build, liaise and maintain relationships and collaborates with colleagues across functions (Operations, Finance, etc.), divisions (Sales, Marketing) and leadership.
  • Collaborate and participate to the forecasting process with marketing, Supply Chain and local Leadership team

Inspiring Others:
  • Serve as the main contact person for the local assets and inventory related topics.
  • Increase business impact by sharing of expertise, promoting a free flow of information across the organization and building collaborative networks internally and externally.
  • Champion change, actively share ideas and plans with colleagues, and encourage multiple perspectives to find new and better ways to deliver the results.

Delivering Results:
  • Manage and coordinate the returns of underperforming kits and assets in the field.
  • Track and handle CERs
  • Review existing inventory and raise and monitor purchase requests against capital budget (budgets received from Divisions).
  • Provide evidence and reporting of budget spent to the divisions
  • Provide feedback and detailed ROI reports to decision makers.
  • Tracking and reporting on Return on Investments (ROI) for local investments made (Kits & consignment, capital placement)
  • Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) related to assets and inventory are monitored and achieved.
  • Tracking and analysis of STC and Demo fleet (turns, returns, etc.).
  • Proactively manage ‘pending kits’ and provide visibility to the business for accelerating deployment or decommissioning of kits.
  • Gather, analyze, validate and clean Kit & consignment data, and review resulting statistical and accurate asset and inventory level information for country or region.
  • Coordinate consignment contracts in collaboration with Business, Tender and Legal departments.

Developing Talent:
  • Collaboratively works to set meaningful performance objectives, identify specific development goals, monitors own performance and provides appropriate feedback to stay on track.
  • Actively seeks learning opportunities and encourages sharing of knowledge and expertise to achieve the best possible results.
EDUCATION
  • Degree Finance & Logistics (or Supply Chain or Business & Economics) or equivalent experience.
  • Project Management and/or Finance qualifications an advantage.
  • Fluency in English and the language of the main country of responsibility is essential.
  • APICS or other related certification or other related certification is a plus.

SOFT SKILLS
  • Ability to influence people at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to drive business decisions
  • Establish collaborative relationships
  • Ability to work on changing and dynamic environment
  • Drive change management
  • Ability to effectively manage teams

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE
Essential
Proven record of accomplishment in Inventory and Asset management including:
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in an Asset Management related role.
  • Experience in Medical Device is a plus or experience in capital goods.
  • Demonstrated success in people management, KPI & process improvement, teamwork and change management.
  • Proven expertise in data analytics, ERP knowledge and project management.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and other relevant software programs.
  • Fluently in English, preferably combined with a Scandinavian language.

Desirable
  • Experience in international environment.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Supply Chain
  • Business Process Analysis.
  • Building and using reporting tools.

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