Purchasing Analyst in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
  • 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-

As a Purchasing Analyst, you will be responsible to develop and implement procurement plans to maximize the use of the organization's resources and meet established production specifications and schedules; volume, cost, and wastage targets; and quality standards. You will have ownership of producing schedules and production plans and estimate the human resources, tools, and equipment needed to manufacture products through the use of engineering plans, contracts, and production specifications to.

Primary roles/responsibilities:

  • Develop new and maintain existing sources to ensure adequate inventories of materials, components, equipment
  • May lead 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 maintains 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)
  • Navigate SKU level negotiation with appropriate supplier contacts
  • Articulate thoughts professionally, representing both Operations and the Company, and present to large groups, including senior leadership
  • 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 Office, etc.

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Ability to make timely and sound decisions in a fast paced environment
  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within a constantly changing environment with enthusiasm

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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