Supplier Controls Lead (f/m) in Freiburg im Breisgau at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job´s mission

The Supplier Control Lead will act as the liaison between our Corporate Quality Guidelines and the local Stryker Site procedures. They ensure the alignment with the Corporate Guidelines for Purchasing Controls and Supplier Management.

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, revision and maintenance of the local Stryker Site procedures.
  • Liaise with other site Supplier Control and/or Strategic Sourcing/Supplier Quality or Divisional partners to ensure alignment with Company-Wide Supplier strategies.
  • Develop and manage monitoring reports designed for the selection, evaluation, and removal of suppliers from the approved supplier list in order to assure the quality and reliability of the products they supply.
  • Responsible for the local site execution and maintenance of the electronic systems related to Purchasing Controls. 
  • Coordinate with other sites to ensure full compliance with all ISO standard requirements, QSR regulations and other External Standards/Regulations.
  • Development and implementation of data support systems/metrics development and periodic reporting on assigned tasks or topics to appropriate personnel.                                                                                                                     
  • May participate and support multiple projects concurrently.  
  • Active participation in the Annual Supplier Risk Assessment Review             
  • Support Third Party inspection (FDA, Notified Body etc) and Stryker Corporate audits of the Quality System. May participate on Supplier Audits.
  • Train and coach others in Quality Assurance/FDA-QSR related topics.
  • Responsible of the maintenance of the Company-Wide Shared approved supplier list, Supplier Management databases and other electronic systems to retrieve the required data for suppliers performance monitoring.

What are we looking for?

  • Business or Engineering degree plus minimum 5 years’ experience in supply management, sourcing, quality, engineering or supplier management.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry, ideally medical device, automotive or aerospace industry.
  • Strong understanding of FDA and ISO 13485 quality system requirements and related global medical device quality standards. Lead auditor certification a plus.        
  • Project Management experience.
  • Highly self-motivated, used to work independently with the ability to prioritize.
  • Collaborative partner, building up strong and longstanding cross-functional partnerships.
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • Proficient on basic computer programs including Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Fluent in English and German, ideally French language skills.

If you have any further questions feel free to reach out to Kristina Boch (+49 761 4888-766). Please apply in english via our career website.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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