Sourcing Lead in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

发布日期: 2/23/2020



Who we want-

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • 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-

Provide input and analysis into the strategic sourcing activities of assigned commodities and suppliers.  Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management.  The Sourcing Lead will support the implementation of specific projects related to cost reduction initiatives, new product development, supply base and sourcing optimization and rationalization, quality improvement, risk assessment, and contract negotiation.  


  • Support implementation of strategies and goals for assigned commodities in support of overall divisional business objectives
  • Support implementation of processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization
  • Support commodity teams in creation and implementation of strategic commodity plans and consolidation strategy
  • Supports sourcing analysis and selection process and performs cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required
  • Supports contract negotiation and development of contract strategy
  • Develop strong partnership relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses
  • Support identification of supply base risk and implementation of mitigation plans
  • Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers. Support related cost controls and business strategy plans
  • Supports establishment and achievement of cost standards for annual operating budgets
  • Supports development of scorecards and business reviews for key suppliers

What you need-

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related field required  
  • 3+ years of experience in Supply Management or related field with focus on strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier development highly preferred
  • Professional certifications preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in contractual negotiations and administration, as well as assessing and mitigating risk in the supply base 
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry
  • Project Management experience

Work From Home: Not available

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.