Associate Manager - Supply Planning in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

• Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

• Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.

Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.

What you will do-

The Associate Manager-Supply Planning will plan, schedule and monitor outbound movement of materials from internal production. This person will determine material requirements and coordinate the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production and engineering, as well as develop specifications for new contract orders.

Specific responsibilities:

• Ensure that the segment and portfolio of products supply plan has been financially evaluated and balanced from a supply perspective.

• Provide input into the overall Franchise Executive Supply review by communicating the capability of the plant/3PL to meet the latest demand signal and the implications, if any, of doing so

• Drive continuous improvement on the core processes within supply planning based on defined standards by business model for the franchise and process excellence

• Ensure that the manufacturing leadership is being provided with the right insight in regard to planning future capital investment with regard to capacity planning and also opportunities for cost and cash improvement within limited scope

• Ensure that production and procurement call offs are in line with what was requested in the Supply plan and any deviation is measured and monitored to drive a balanced scorecard approach on KPIs

• Be the knowledge center in supporting pro-active communication of supply risks and mitigation of back order issues within span of control to include both production in house and 3rd party purchasing

• Ensure that KPIs are tracked, communicated and corrective actions taken when deviating and reported back to leadership in time

• Manage people resources within the specific plant to ensure that they are developed, coached and capable of performing the role designated including performance management

• Support cross-franchise best practice programs by actively participating, sharing and adapting best practice learnings back into the specific franchise as part of simplifying how we operate within GQO and Stryker

What you need-

• Bachelor's degree in Business/Engineering/Supply Chain Management or related field required

• Minimum of 3 years in Planning /Engineering /Purchasing or related Supply Chain roles required

• APICS accredited or professional supply chain accreditation preferred

• Ability to influence at plant and production cells level

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: None

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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