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Global Trade Data Analyst in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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    Portage, MI
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Job Description

The Global Trade Data Analyst--to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan--is responsible for executing Global processes and solutions to determine Global trade attributes for all Stryker products, raw materials and components. This professional will interface with key global stakeholders to obtain all relevant information and inputs supporting data determination.  Incumbent in this role is the ongoing assessment of tools and processes and the submission of recommendations to Global Trade Management leadership for modifications and improvements to maximize efficiencies.

  • Determines Global Trade data attributes of new and transfer Stryker products as per Global Trade policy. 
  • Drives key stakeholders to obtain relevant product information supporting data attribute determination by the requested return dates.
  • Communicates with internal and external legal counsel to seek guidance and interpretation of the relevant product information leading to the Global Trade Data Attributes determination.
  • Executes specific practices to accurately support the Global Trade Data Attributes determination based on the US Trade Agreements Act for Stryker products sold to the US Government.
  • Documents rationale and evidence to support Global Trade Data Attributes determinations for document retention. 
  • Responsible for managing the data quality of Global Trade data attributes in the data repository and adjacent systems. 
  • Develops tools and optimizes processes to streamline Global Trade Data Attributes determinations for all new products and transfers.
  • Supports preferential Global Trade Data Attributes determination, where required.  
  • Partners with the Director of Global Trade Management & the Sr. Director to continually assess the Global Trade Data Attributes determination process and recommends appropriate operational improvements
  • Responsible for continual improvement within the program, proactively improving processes, forms, databases and data quality.
  • Maintains a general educational awareness of governmental regulations and laws that affect the Stryker business relevant to Global Trade Data attributes.


  • Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • Minimum 1 year related experience in an international trade related area preferred.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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