Buyer Indirect procurement in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

Who we want

As our new Buyer Indirect procurement you will be will be focused on supporting the business in the efficient and effective procurement of indirect goods and services.

This role is at tactical level and a great position as second step in your Procurement career. Stryker is a growing company, so many opportunities in your career in this area.

In this role you will need to coordinate with various stakeholders in a matrix organization, including the divisional finance, IT, HR, Legal & marketing teams.

What you will do

  • You are our Coupa (purchase to pay tool) buyer who supports requisitions and complete, aligned to any category sourcing strategies
  • Issue purchase orders to suppliers in a timely manner, and troubleshoot any process problems
  • Approve new suppliers & minimize purchasing/administrative burden on the requester
  • Work with Sourcing team and recommend suppliers to be brought under contract or onto catalog
  • Assists resolving invoices that have failed tolerance checks
  • Helps maintain Coupa content and Buying Instructions
  • Identify/drive process improvement opportunities, and support ad-hoc projects as required
  • Ensure clear communication between stakeholders
  • Deliver commitments on time and as needed

What you need

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Technology savvy
  • Experience with Coupa or other P2P systems (like Ariba)
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience in in procure to pay processes with exposure to buying roles.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and ability to resolve conflict
  • Ability to adjust in changing and growing multinational organization
  • Procurement ambassador with service mentality
  • Quality first competency and first time right mentality
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. Numerate.
  • Already experienced in ERP systems similar to SAP, Oracle.

Our offer to you:
If you’re a results-driven person looking to make a difference in the world, consider why Stryker may be right for you:

  • This role is based in our newly established offices in Amsterdam;
  • 40 working hours/week;
  • Competitive salary depending on experience with 10% bonus opportunity
  • 8,5 % holiday allowance
  • 27 holidays per year on full time basis;
  • Travel allowance
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with OHRA
  • Free Accidental Death & Disability Insurance for all employees
  • Free insurances for long term disability
  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities);
  • Dynamic and fast paced work environment;
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on site, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc
  • Fortune named Stryker a 2017 World’s Best Workplace

Wo we are

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including Reconstructive, Medical and Surgical, and Neuro Technology and Spine products to help people lead a more active and more satisfying lives. 
Stryker’s products and services are available in over 100 countries. 
Over the last number of years, we have made significant investments throughout its extensive manufacturing facilities across Europe. It has also invested in building a regional support structure in the Netherlands with the creation of a European Regional Head Office, expansion of the Regional Distribution Centre, and building of the European Finance Shared Service Centre (EFSSC) in Amsterdam. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-reaching Financial professional looking to make a difference, through the development of this new internal organization. The environment is one that is fast paced and dynamic. 

Work From Home: Yes

Travel Percentage: None


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