Purchasing Analyst in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

What you will do

  • Develop new and maintain existing sources to ensure adequate inventories of materials, components, equipment
  • May be responsible for leading cost reduction and/or special project teams
  • Analyze quotations received, and schedules delivery of products, materials, and/or components
  • Prepare orders and follow-up orders to expedite delivery and shipment
  • Analyze demand and usage information
  • Coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing unit to maintain planned levels
  • Develop and maintain necessary records and files for efficient operations
  • Prepare, submit, and may explain periodic reports on areas of responsibility (such as detailed cost analysis, plans, and project results)
  • Utilize analytical skills to interpret system requirements and put together financial projections
  • Monitor supplier performance and partners cross-functionally to drive accountability and improve supplier relationships
  • Conduct inventory analysis to maintain the lowest level of inventory possible while servicing our customers at an excellent level.
  • Drive strategic business initiatives like Product Life Cycle Management, identifying opportunities and facilitating appropriate actions towards successful completion
  • Utilize the following equipment/Applications:  Oracle MRP system, Internet Explorer, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, etc.

What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 0+ years of relevant experience
  • APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certification for Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP) preferred
  • Ability to navigate SKU level negotiation with appropriate supplier contacts
  • Ability to articulate thoughts professionally, representing both Operations and the Company, and present to large groups, including senior leadership
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills

Work From Home: Occasional

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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