Senior Purchasing Analyst in Flower Mound, TX at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Senior Purchasing Analyst under general supervision obtains materials, components, equipment, and service from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need.


What you will do:

  • Develops new and maintains existing sources to ensure adequate inventories of materials, components, equipment.
  • May be responsible for leading cost reduction and/or special project teams.
  • Analyzes quotations received, selects suppliers, and schedules delivery of products, materials, and/or components.
  • Prepares orders and follow-up orders to expedite delivery and shipment.
  • Analyzes demand and usage information.
  • May coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing unit to maintain planned levels.
  • Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.
  • Prepares, submits, and may explain periodic reports on areas of responsibility (such as detailed cost analysis, plans, and project results).
  • Utilizes the following equipment:  telephone, calculator, computer terminal, fax machine, etc.
  • Has the independence and authority to perform required tasks to ensure all provisions of quality system are met.
  • Able to routinely make a decision which may affect immediate operation and have a company- wide impact.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Effective reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to review printed documents.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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