Sourcing Lead - 28297BR - EN in Burnaby at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 Employers to Work For by Forbes. Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.stryker.com.

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Position:

The Global Sourcing Lead is a supply chain position that involves collaborating across multiple departments and Stryker divisions in order to support the supplier management practices of the organization.

This role requires an ability to build positive relationships with suppliers to improve supplier quality, costs, service, and FDA compliance. An ability to work across functional disciplines and represent the interests of these groups in working with suppliers is important. Talent for properly setting expectations with suppliers and driving supplier development to meet expectations is a key attribute for persons in this role.

Responsibilities:
  • Quality tracking and measurement
  • R&D new supplier development
  • Operations/Production support with key suppliers
  • Supplier relationship development
  • Supply base risk reduction
  • Cost reduction and cost negotiations
  • Support supplier selection
  • Support supplier contract initiation, review, and approval
  • Cross-divisional supplier collaboration
  • Has the independence and authority to perform required tasks to ensure all provisions of the quality system are met

New Product Introduction (NPI) Specific:
  • Manage Where 'Buy' Analysis after Make v. Buy decision is complete
  • Cost negotiations for NPI projects
  • NDAs and NPI specific contracts
  • Communicate print revision changes to suppliers through the design process
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure timely and accurate material availability for NPI builds
  • Ensure accurate BOM maintenance and cost tracking
  • Coordinate smooth post launch material flow for Operations
  • Coordinate w/IBP, Ops through product forecasting that influences initial BPO set up

Job Requirements

Requirements:
  • Bachelors or Masters in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Quality, or Industrial Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Commodity specific experience - PCBA, Wire Harnesses, Machining, Sheet Metal, OEM
  • Experience with supplier metrics and measurement methodologies and supporting systems
  • Supplier/Project Management experience
  • Supplier Audit experience in quality system standards: FDA QSR, ISO 13485 and ISO 9001
  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation, conflict resolution skills (relationship management)
  • Knowledge of supplier contract terms, processes, and ability to apply
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and cost reduction methodologies
  • Knowledge of supplier management IT systems (Oracle, SAP, SRMs, CRMs, iSupply or related)
  • 10%-20% travel

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