Supply Chain Analyst I in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • 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.


What you will do-

Purchase materials, components, and/or equipment at the lowest cost consistent with quality and urgency of need to support planned production.  Coordinate the activities with manufacturing unit to maintain inventory at planned levels. Maintain system data to support MRP such as safety stock levels, MOQ, ROP, etc. Job consists of 80% tactical responsibilities and 20% strategic projects.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support production to provide excellent customer service
  • Manage purchase orders
  • Supplier management and negotiation
  • Expediting and managing MRP messages
  • Determine part disposition
  • Control document revisions
  • Inventory control/reduction initiatives
  • New product introduction support
  • Assist implementation of new programs and process
  • Participant on supplier audits and supplier visits

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree required with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management highly preferred
  • Experience in purchasing/buying or other areas of supply chain preferred
  • APICS or Project Management certifications preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills and PowerBI experience a plus  

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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