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Asset Manager in Pusignan at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

The Job's Mission

The Operations Asset Manager [Country] is responsible for locally optimizing the use of new versus existing inventory and assets in the deployment of consignments, capital placements, demo and education sets for all Stryker franchises. Together with the supply chain team the Asset Manager is ensuring the delivery of consignments to meet our commitments to customers. The asset manager is leading regular performance reviews with the local business leaders in order to drive best possible return on investment and sustain optimal levels of inventory and cost. The role is responsible for adherence to European asset and inventory procedures to ensure regulatory compliance, to optimize the use of resources and to minimize scrap and obsolescence.

Key Activities & Responsibilities

Lead and manage the local operations asset management team.


Ensure team participation in the franchise demand and supply reviews.

Providing input to the S&OP process to drive optimal use of new versus existing inventory to meet forecasted needs.

Providing input to the central Asset Manager for the development of algorithms for optimal deployment of consignments depending on customer need parameters.

Make available

Responsible for local kit and set building

Support the cross-regional sharing of kits


Support sales in tender processes, sales and after sales customer discussions to drive customer requirements and decisions to avoid excess deployment of inventory and assets.

Responsible for driving the optimal content and size of any new investment in instrument and implant sets.

Responsible for the coordination of the local request and approval process

Coordinate the process of establishing consignment contracts.

Responsible for order management to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of approved investment requests.

Responsible for raising internal requisitions and POs and process physical transactions.

Responsible for the facilitation of the (local) allocation process in backorder situations including providing reports to sales to allow correct and quick allocation decisions and management of customer expectations.

Optimize Field Inventory and Assets

Responsible for monitoring consignment performance against expected sales/forecast.

Responsible for leading regular performance reviews and for providing reports to support sales in meeting their targets and to retrive underperforming inventory and assets from the field.

Responsible for monitoring expiring product in the field to minimize scrap. Responsible for processing the return and dispositioning of expiring items and underperforming short and long-term consignments.

Responsible for driving accuracy in field inventory data.

Responsible for the coordination of field cycle counting.


Responsible for providing analysis and reports on local inventory levels and status including days on hand.

Participate and support in the process of phasing in and out products.

Responsible for the maintainance of specific stock locations according to standard governance rules.

Be the to-go person for any local escalations on inventory and asset topics.

Work closely together with other departments to ensure consistency in processes and procedures across all Regions and Franchises for Asset and Inventory related topics.

Responsible for driving continuous improvement of the Asset and Inventory processes by participating in the development, sharing and adaptation of best practices.




  • 5 years experience in supply chain management preferably with experience in the Medical Device industry
  • S&OP / IBP / Forecasting
  • Extensive ERP knowledge (preferably Oracle)
  • People or Project management experience leading highly professional employees
  • Experience in international environment
  • Fluent in English and local language


  • Leader and communicator
  • Strategic
  • Data analytics
  • Data driven decision maker
  • Lean and Process mindset
  • Ability to work individually as well as in teams
  • Focused and Results Driven
  • Service minded
  • Structured and precise

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None


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