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Stryker Associate Sourcing Manager in Tempe, Arizona

Who we want-

  • Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

  • 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.

What you will do-

You will support development and implementation of strategic sourcing activities in assigned NPD projects. You will obtain the best quality, service and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation and supplier management. You will also support the development and implementation of specific strategies and projects related to cost reduction initiatives, new product development, supply base and sourcing optimization and rationalization, quality improvement, risk assessment, and contract negotiation. ​

Additional responsibilities:

  • Support development and implementation of processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization

  • Develop and lead the process to create strategic plans, consolidation strategy and spend/supply assessments taking into account total product life cycle needs

  • Participate in sourcing analysis and selection process and perform cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required

  • Participate in the development of contract strategy

  • Negotiate, establish, monitor and enforce supplier contracts and agreements

  • Develop strong partnership relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses

  • Identify supply base risk and develop/implement mitigation plans

  • Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to projects and suppliers

  • Utilize market trends to identify and implement appropriate cost controls and business strategy changes

  • Assure cost standards are established for annual operating budgets

  • Collaborate across functions, divisions and campuses to develop scorecards and business reviews for key suppliers

  • Organize and lead scorecard review meetings and business reviews

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred

  • 6+ years of related sourcing/procurement experience required

  • Medical device or other highly regulated industry experience (aerospace, automotive, etc.) -highly preferred

  • SAP experience -preferred

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