Business Process Implementation Lead, Intercompany Order Management in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

This is a terrific opportunity to join Accelerate, Stryker’s largest transformational ERP program to date, impacting the entire organization. Not only are we implementing SAP, we are changing the way we do business across the organization.

Accelerate’s Business Process Implementation Lead, Intercompany Order Management is the point person for all deployment activities in the Intercompany Order Management space. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the timely completion of project activities within the Intercompany Order Management space - focused primarily on release delivery, including process harmonization, testing, training, cutover, and hyper-care.
  • Understand the business process in scope of the end-to-end (E2E) and collaborates with other business process implementation leads, (BPILs), business process owners (BPOs) and end to end (E2E) leads to drive E2E solution adoption.
  • Drive adoption of to-be business processes to align with ERP capabilities and gain alignment with the Stryker divisions, functions, and geographies.
  • Facilitate rapid decisions impacting solution development, defect resolution, and deployment activities.
  • Coordinate involvement of the Stryker local business process experts (BPE’s) in the Intercompany Order Management teams and at the Limited Risk Distributors (LRD’s) in key project activities. Work with them to understand the Commercial Template Design, the associated business process and data flows and drive change management in support of successful implementation and adoption by their business.
  • Support on-boarding of local data readiness network resources for data objects in their process area, Ensure they understand how data enables design in their process area and ensure completeness and accuracy of enterprise master data. Support local data resources during data load processes to ensure they are updated on data design.
  • Works closely with business process experts and IS process experts (BPOs/ISPOs) and provides input into the configuration of the system.
  • Partner with local Business Process Experts and business analytics (BA) to refine the release specific report requirements and prioritization. Harmonize across releases.
  • Work with testing team to turn business scenarios and requirements into test scenarios and expected outcomes.
  • Participate in scoping activities for user acceptance testing (UAT) and day-in-the-life (DITL); help to prep scenarios and data as needed for successful outcomes.
  • Ensure solution stays within scope of design lock documentation (BPM, BPD, FDS).
  • Support system integration testing (SIT) and User Acceptance testing (UAT) activities for process areas.
  • Support the creation and delivery of training and procedure content.
  • Support role mapping activities between local Business Process Experts (BPE’s) and project Organizational Change Management (OCM) resources.
  • Conduct train the trainer (TTT), support instructor led training (ILT) and day-in-the-life (DITL)
  • Provide cutover input to cutover captain.
  • Provide business process support during cutover and hyper-care.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 5+ years of industry experience across multiple process areas.
  • Experience in Order Management, Global Trade and/or Supply Planning required.
  • Prior experience on an ERP, major business-system, or large-scale transformational projects or programs.
  • Significant experience in a leadership role(s) at the Assoc. Manager level or above.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Broad experience across related processes areas to consider upstream and downstream impacts and implications.
  • ‘Player-manager’ type resource that can manage resources, track status as well as complete deliverables.
  • Leader that collaborates effectively across functions has strong influence skills, process orientation, and is able to build consensus and drive change.
  • Exhibits acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Ability to manage in successfully manage ambiguity.
  • Ability to think strategically while operating tactically to implement a Global Template solution.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skillsets.
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Aligned with program goals and principles.

Physical & Mental Abilities:

  • Versatility and willingness to work with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

Please note that Accelerate is a unique program within Stryker.  This position may have flexibility in grade levels based on your experience and those details would be discussed with you prior to an offer being made.  As such, if you have an interest in the types of duties described in this position, please apply or reach out to the recruiter to learn more. 

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 40%

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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