Buyer/Analyst in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Want:

A supply chain professional with the ability to influence the core teams as well as the ancillary support teams including supplier quality, sourcing, and finance to execute plans and deliver results. Someone who is an advocate for operational excellence and efficiency; a self-directed leader who can anticipate and overcome obstacles and communicate effectively to all levels within the organization; and a medical device industry professional who is passionate about providing superior quality products to patients and customers.

Qualifications/Work Experience Required

  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • Minimum of 2 years in a similar buying /production scheduling role
  • Entry level Graduate may also be considered for role
  • IT Planning system experience
  • Experience in Microsoft office applications specifically power-point and excel super usage

What You Will Do:

The roles purpose is to execute either finished goods or materials and components call offs within the production or buying center location. The role will interface daily with suppliers in ensuring that we have procured the right amount of finished goods or materials from the supplier and will mitigate and adjust requirements based on weekly planning reviews from supply planning. The role will work alongside Supply Planners, Production scheduling and Raw material planners in the organization. The role has no direct people responsibility.


  • Coordinating inbound and outbound logistical operations; including inventory management, production scheduling, and transportation to ensure sufficient supply of goods and products.
  • Responsible for managing the commercial impact of the complete range of activities from purchasing, receiving, locating, and optimizing inventory levels for all components being scheduled and raw materials or 3PL product being purchased. 
  • Responsible for managing the day to day relationships with suppliers and the production operations, including: providing manufacturing with a producible schedule that meets customer expectations, placing purchase orders and managing inventories to support production needs; expediting, de-expediting, and cancelling purchase orders; and updating and managing system parameters to optimize purchasing practices. 


  • Standardize training/procedures/reports Inventory control (components/WIP/finished goods)
  • System, process and procedure support for new product introductions
  • ERP expert on planning functions (MRP/MPS/forecasting)
  • Materials trainer (new procedures/new hires/industry practices)
  • Create dashboards on business and supply chain health for management

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

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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