Material Return Specialist - Redmond, WA de Redmond, WA em Stryker Corporation

Data de Postagem: 7/24/2019

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Responsible for coordinating with suppliers to disposition, return, and/or repair discrepant material.  Work includes RMA coordination and authorization, shipping/receiving returns from supplier base, obtaining materials/equipment from supplier for on-site repairs, approval of rework/scrap at supplier, and tracking of relevant Stryker owned materials (local and at suppliers) at suppliers.  Interfaces with Purchasing, Quality Engineering, Quality Technicians and Product Engineering as well as multiple domestic and international suppliers.


  • Contact suppliers to authorize and obtain RMA’s, evaluate cost impact of return options, and coordinate related activities.  Ships materials to the supplier/vendor.
  • Establish supplier re-work priorities (in conjunction with Purchasing and Quality) and work cross functionally with Purchasing/Engineering/Quality to resolve stranded inventory issues.  Ensure that supplier failure analysis and rework reports are completed in a timely manner and distributed to correct internal teams.
  • Maintain and reconciles (minimum semi-annual basis) the physical/electronic inventory for relevant non-conforming locations and prepares report. Supports the Inventory Control functions in database maintenance and reporting processes.
  • Utilize data collection and monitoring systems to collect, monitor, and analyze material failure information.  Maintain and report on area metrics (e.g. Aging, value, material location) for materials returns.
  • May create rework purchase orders / debit memos to manage inventory movement to/from supplier and may reconcile the inventory of non-conforming material locations to open purchase orders and resolves any associated issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned (e.g. inspections, repair activities, creating and/or verifying MRB dispositions).


  • 2-3 years of related job experience.


  • 3 or more years experience in the field of material/inventory control, quality, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of Purchasing, Accounts payable, Material costs, and/or Quality processes and methods.
  • Demonstrated planning, forecasting, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Positive people skills and a team approach to problem resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and write policies and procedures.
  • Professional and effective written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, good organization skills and be detailed orientated.
  • Working knowledge of factory ERP systems.
  • Working knowledge of PC applications (particularly spreadsheet and database management).


  • Office and Production line environment.
  • Occasional lifting up to 40 pounds may be required.
  • Occasional overtime required.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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