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Senior Team Leader, Inventory in Denver, CO at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

The Team Lead, Inventory will be responsible for managing a team who completes the below functions on a regular basis.  The Team Lead, also will be expected to perform these tasks as well:

  • Compile, review, and maintain data from, purchase orders, requisitions, and other documents
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports of inventories, shortages and/or shipments
  • Dispose of damaged or defective items following procedures
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked
  • Confer with personnel and stock procurement and availability
  • Prepare products, supplies, equipment, or other items
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies based on information from incoming requisitions
  • Receive and count stock items, and record data manually or using computer
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas
  • Cycle count inventory in various hospital and office locations throughout territory; reconcile counts with company inventory logs; submit adjustments; responsible to count all branch inventory at least once per annual year
  • Oversee and ensure signed Customer Consignment Agreement forms are in place for every consignment location
  • Occasionally perform responsibilities in Hospital/Operating room setting
  • Work with Branch management and sales to optimize inventory levels and utilization
  • Implement and support Quality initiatives throughout branch
  • Implement and oversee branch-wide procedures to maintain accurate inventory records in the ERP system
  • Understand and implement procedures to manage inventory shelf life and expiry records
  • Carry out long-term projects and keep management informed of progress from start to finish


  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory tracking and counting mechanism principles 
  • Valid Driver’s license with good driving record 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and methods for selection, storage and movement of medical products 
  • Demonstrated data integrity, analysis and reporting skills 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and Access, ERP systems (including data analysis tools i.e. queries, pivot tables, etc.) 
  • Proven customer or account management experience 
  • Managerial experience leading an inventory team supporting internal and external customers 
  • Must have demonstrated team leadership, communication, and talent evaluation skills 
  • Understanding of a distribution and storage environment 
  • Understanding of inventory value, chain of handling and resolving and following up on client inquiries 
  • Proven success in implementing inventory related performance measures metrics and productivity analysis 
  • Must be able to drive team productivity and develop individual relationships across the organization 
  • Understanding of the impact of inventory across multiple demographics 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain composure in stressful situations 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with ability to successfully communicate verbally and in writing 
  • Must be able to lead and work in a team environment 
  • Prefer demonstrated knowledge of the medical implant industry and hospital customer base
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours, as needed to support the business needs 
  • Prefer BS/BA in business or related discipline 

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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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