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Strategic Commodity Analyst in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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    Mahwah, NJ
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Job Description

Who we want 

  • Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data and reports.
  • Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What you will do

In this role you will be responsible for providing research and data analytics to identify opportunities for value improvement and efficiencies across our global network of manufacturing operations to drive indirect costs.  You will work closely with the Strategic Commodity Manager to create strategic initiatives based on research and data analytics and will assist in process and technical improvements.

You will support the Strategic Commodity Manager with data aggregation and analytics; conduct research and analysis to provide an understanding of market trends for various categories of spend across global regions; provide information sources on industry structure, supplier landscape and competitor actions for a range of key supply markets; assist in cost reduction through providing data driven spend analysis; and will assist in the preparation of regular and ad hoc reports.

What you need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of relevant analytics experience is required
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and demonstrated ability to use Excel to manipulate and analyze large amounts of data and use data to make business decisions
  • Familiarity with ERP systems (e.g.: SAP, JDE, AS400, etc.)
  • Experience with data modeling and report building using report building tools (e.g: PowerBI, SSRS, Tableau, etc.)
  • Manufacturing and supply chain environment experience preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with problem-solving and process improvement orientation
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize based on business need
  • Demonstrated ability to identify reporting needs, then create and generate detailed and high-level reports
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability for sound decision making while working in a fast paced, results oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, partnership and influence skills and ability to communicate well to all levels within the organization

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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