Manager, Inventory Planning LatAm (Hybrid)

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502-1520 Rua Américo Brasiliense, São Paulo, SP 04715-002, Brazil
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Work flexiblity: Hybrid Req ID: R517885 Employee type: Full Time Job category: Supply Chain Travel: 30% Relocation: No

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What We Want

  •  Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Quality-focused team drivers. People who motivate their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
  • Compliance-focused orchestrators. Managers who carefully oversee people, processes, and deliverables to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

What You Will Do

  • Lead and develop the inventory planning team, ensuring alignment with the company's strategic objectives. Responsible for overseeing inventory operations across the LATAM region for Stryker’s Orthopedics, Medical, and Neurovascular business lines, ensuring smooth and efficient inventory processes.
  • Collaborate closely with the Demand Planning department monthly to enhance inventory planning, emphasizing customer satisfaction and adopting a customer-centric approach to inventory management.
  • Create and execute action plans for clearing and selling excess inventory through inter-country or local transfers. Conduct data analysis to identify consumption trends, forecast future demand, and adjust inventory levels as needed.
  • Maintain a high fill rate to ensure optimal inventory levels, meeting service level and inventory level KPIs, and ensuring timely product availability for customers.
  • Collaborate with Trade Compliance to facilitate intercompany inventory movements, ensuring compliance with trade regulations during transfers.
  • Utilize ERP systems and Excel for effective inventory planning and management, leveraging technology to streamline inventory processes.
  • Measure customer satisfaction based on product availability, delivery, and complaints, adjusting inventory strategies to maintain high customer satisfaction levels. Develop and monitor performance reports and KPIs related to inventory, providing insights and recommendations to leadership.
  • Ensure high service levels by closely monitoring and managing inventory availability to prevent stockouts and meet customer demands, aligning inventory management with service level goals.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Advanced level of English and Spanish
  • Previous experience in Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Automative, Chemistry, Fast Moving Consumer Goods or Food industries
  • Advanced skills in Excel and knowledge in any ERP (SAP, JDE, TOTVS)
  • At least three years of experience working as a leader of people.
Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 150 million patients annually. Apply Now