Senior Sourcing Manager 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, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • 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.
  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.

What you will do-

You will provide leadership of strategic sourcing activities for the Endoscopy business unit. You will obtain the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. You will also have responsibility for leading cross functional efforts to develop and implement Strategic Commodity Plans that include cost reductions initiatives, new product development, supply base and optimization and rationalization, quality improvement, risk assessment, contract negotiation, and may include responsibility for cross-divisional, group wide, and/or global strategies and initiatives. You will be a resident expert in strategic sourcing and procurement practices and serves as a mentor to others.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of strategies and goals for assigned commodities in support of overall divisional business objectives
  • Formulate and implement processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization
  • Lead sourcing analysis and selection process and performs cost analyses and make vs buy analyses as required
  • Advise others on selection/cost analysis
  • Negotiate, establish, monitor and enforce supplier contracts and agreements
  • Drive negotiation with large scale, high impact suppliers
  • Develop strong partnership relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses
  • Identify supply base risk and develop/implement mitigation plans including market assessments, supplier's financial assessments, social responsibility, environment, ethics etc.
  • Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers
  • Utilize market trends to identify and implement appropriate cost controls and business strategy changes
  • Ensure cost standards are established for annual operating budgets
  • Organize and lead scorecard review meetings and business reviews
  • Create and implement enterprise wide metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing and supplier activities
  • Manage and develop continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, and service, as well as cost

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 10+ years of relevant experience required
  • International sourcing and supplier management experience -highly preferred 
  • Experience operating in a highly regulated industry -highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of ISO13485 standards and requirements -preferred
  • Proficient on basic computer programs including Microsoft Suite applications, Oracle, SAP, Agile -preferred
  • Professional certifications through APICS, ISM, and/or CSCMP -preferred

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

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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