Senior Sourcing Analyst, Indirect Procurement in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Portage, MI
  • Job Type:
    Supply Chain
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Every day, our employees bring a passion to offer high quality medtech products and services that improve the lives of people around the world. That passion is the DNA of our company. We sum it up in the 11 words of our mission: “Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.” Our mission is at the heart of everything we do.

Taking great pride in developing and engaging our employees, Stryker was named to Fortune’s “Top 100 Companies to Work For” for in 2018 and was named one of the “World’s Best Workplaces” in 2017.  We are currently seeking a Sr. Sourcing Analyst on our Indirect Procurement Team in Kalamazoo, MI.


The Sr. Sourcing Analyst is responsible for leading key projects and analysis for indirect procurement priorities; including project management, communications and policy development activities.  The Sr. Sourcing Analyst will engage directly with the business function on strategic sourcing activities for assigned projects/commodities.

Specific responsibilities of the Sr. Sourcing Analyst include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Drive companywide initiatives to develop and implement decision support and data systems to enhance supply chain decision making and performance monitoring including: Spend Analytics and global Procure to Pay/Source to Settle project implementation needs
  • Lead indirect spend reporting/analysis needs, including partnering with corporate finance group on companywide reporting needs
  • Lead/own the indirect procurement communications strategy, including website maintenance
  • For sourcing projects, partner with category owners to implement consistent category sourcing strategies and processes and lead sourcing events, negotiations and contract development


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.  A Master’s degree or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or equivalent is preferred.  CWWP credentialing also highly preferred.

Candidates should also possess at least 3 year of experience in commodity analysis, supplier management or similar, preferably with Financial and/or HR categories.

Ideal candidates will also possess the following skills/experience:

  • Experience developing, negotiating, and implementing commercial contracts, including supply and service agreements
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to deliver results
  • Project management capability and experience
  • Capability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of contingent labor and contracts and HR compliance knowledge/experience preferred
  • Training in financial analysis, strategic analysis, negotiation skills and project management
  • Strong understanding of procurement and strategic commodity management preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to establish and leverage strong working relationships with internal teams

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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