Manager, Indirect Procurement Systems in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development and provide guidance to teams.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.

What you will do-

Lead the Indirect Procurement Systems Admin team, ensuring system usability and business needs are continually met, with the following key deliverables:

  • Partner with IP leadership, IT & other stakeholders to develop the IP Procure to Pay (P2P) systems roadmap
  • Ensure IP systems usability, and that user/supplier needs are continually met
  • Lead/support P2P system run activities in coordination with Stryker GIS Admin, including: ​​
    • Effective/efficient management of system releases, including User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for new release configuration
    • Understand capabilities of new releases and how they pertain to stakeholder system needs to determine how new release functionality can benefit the business
    • Support IP/P2P Governance activities, represent system enhancements, user requirements and metrics
    • Support financial/SOX audit requirements, including monthly activity reviews
    • Support P2P System reporting needs, including monthly and ad hoc metrics/reports
    • Partner with IP Ops team to support supplier content enablement and user content development, e.g. catalogs 
    • Coordinate and maintain P2P system portal and Stryker KM content
    • Support P2P system training activity for users/suppliers
    • Provide input to 3rd party P2P partner regarding their development plan for desired/added functionality
    • Work with help desk to troubleshoot and/or answer business related portal questions
    • Resolve business related questions
    • Work with Stryker training team on incorporating new functionality or business processes
    • Coordinate/maintain portal linkages with other Stryker content
  • Partner with Stryker GIS Admin to:
    • Provide P2P System Admin reports, e.g. Dashboard/Procurement Benchmarking; indicators of adoption
    • Troubleshoot activity errors, e.g. Workflow Approvals
    • Configure new release capabilities for Stryker based on business input
    • Creation and maintenance of custom fields/creative procurement solutions for Stryker
  • Other:
    • Lead/support deployment activities for M&A integrations of IP systems, in partnership with M&A teams, and other required partners (e.g. IS, Finance, GQO)
    • Identify/drive process improvement opportunities, and support ad-hoc projects as required
    • Ensure clear communication between stakeholders, and deliver commitments on time and as needed

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, IT or related field required
  • 8+ years of professional work experience required
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement/procure to pay processes, other business/finance/IT processes or project management roles required
  • 3+ years of previous supervisory or management experience required

Additional preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Must have strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong capability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management capability and experience
  • Direct or indirect procurement experience highly preferred
  • PMP certification highly preferred
  • Indirect or direct purchasing and/or production planning experience preferred
  • MRP proficiency, Purchasing system/procedures, Supplier Management skills

Work From Home: Regularly scheduled days

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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