Description:

Why supply chain at Stryker?

As a member of our Supply Chain team, you will make a daily impact on the lives of others. Apply today and you will get a chance to work with high-functioning, driven people who all have the same mission of making healthcare better.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

 

Who we want –

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members

What you will do –

The Manager, Material Operations will be responsible for managing, planning, leading, training and coaching the scheduling and material management teams. You will be responsible for measuring, monitoring and evaluating the team in all areas of scheduling, material flow, continuous improvement, partnership, inventory control and customer service relationships within the operation.  You will partner with the new centralized procurement team to ensure the operations teams have the materials they need in alignment with development of an attainable daily schedule.  You will also be responsible for continued evolution of the processes in this space along with continuous improvement to drive optimization and reduced cost.

 

Additional responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, identify, and implement continuous improvement, best practices and benchmarking ideas
  • Manage and measure key performance indicators for the function and assure alignment to larger operational goals
  • Manage both hourly and salary associates adhering to each classification’s HR procedures
  • Assist in the recruiting, hiring, training, retaining, coaching and development of the staff for full employee engagement
  • Write and conduct Perform Performance Reviews, Talent Reviews and encourage individual development plans for direct reports
  • Ensure materials are where they need to be to support the operations teams, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels
  • Lead and engage team in physical inventory preparation, execution and delivering of result
  • Assist with annual budget preparation, status reports and other related communications
  • Coordinate with the planning team to ensure schedulers receive all pertinent volume and scheduling data while ensuring that planners and schedulers are informed of any issues regarding purchased parts availability in a timely manner
  • Communicate the key functional initiatives and goals with cross functionals team
  • Support large scale programs to drive business transformation included new ERP and MES deployment
  • Be a key member of the site leadership team

What you need –

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • MBA in business or supply chain management field – highly preferred
  • 8+ years' of work experience in an operations, purchasing, or supply chain related field required
  • 2+ years of proven leadership/supervisory experience required
  • Strong people skills and ability to set goals, expectations and delegate required
  • Experience with SAP or SAP deployment – highly preferred
  • Experience with MRP systems, Kanban pull system, Just-in-Time, forecasting, contracts, negotiations, vendor sourcing and management, inventory management, accounting, bills of material, engineering change orders, blueprint reading, product knowledge – highly preferred

 

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Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at https://careers.stryker.com/referrals/

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

About Stryker:

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine, which help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world. Currently looking for Electrical, Mechanical and Software Engineers, Business Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Operations and Project Management, and Sales.

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