Stryker Sourcing Manager in Carrigtwohill, Ireland

Requisition ID 16953BR

Job Title Sourcing Manager

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division SGS Sourcing and Supply Planning

Business Unit Sourcing EUA Ireland

Business Function Supply Chain/Logistics/Distribution

Country IRELAND

City Carrigtwohill

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 20%

Shift 1st

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 medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All 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.

Job Description / Information

The Sourcing Manager will lead the development and implementation of strategic sourcing activities in assigned suppliers and/or commodities; with goal to obtain the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. The Sourcing Manager will lead the development and implementation of strategies and projects related to cost reduction initiatives, new product development, supply base optimization and rationalization, quality improvements, risk assessments, and contract negotiations.

  • Leading cross functional teams to develop best in class strategic sourcing strategies for assigned suppliers and/or commodities in support of business objectives.

  • Drive implementation of supplier and/or commodity strategy which will include spend/supply assessments, consolidation strategy, sourcing selection, financial and make v’s buy analyses.

  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce when applicable.

  • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses. Represent the ‘voice of the supplier’ in the organization.

  • Participate in new product launches; lead supplier selection, requests for quotes and insurance that suppliers are clear on product launch deliverables; collaborate with cross-functional teams for successful launch.

  • Responsible for assuring cost standards are established for annual operating budgets.

  • May mentor / provide support for graduate /entry level positions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related field.

  • 8 Years sourcing/purchasing experience, or 6 years of which include comprehensive global sourcing experience with focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development.

  • Knowledge and application of supplier contract strategy, negotiations, contractual terms, and contract administration.

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Excellent PC Literacy (Excel, SharePoint, ERP Systems).

  • Excellent Negotiation skills

  • Strong Business & Financial Acumen.

  • Excellent Communication and Influencing skills.

  • Proven Project Management capability with demonstrated results.

  • StakeholderManagement

All 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