Stryker Sourcing Manager - Fixed Term in Carrigtwohill, Ireland
Requisition ID 27564BR
Job Title Sourcing Manager - Fixed Term
Group Global Quality and Ops
Division SGS Sourcing and Supply Planning
Business Unit Sourcing EUA Ireland
Business Function Supply Chain/Logistics/Distribution
Employment Category Full Time
Percent Travel Required Up to 20%
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are 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.
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.
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Management, Business, Finance, Engineering or related field.
8 Years experience, of which at least 7+ years in Supply Management with focus on strategic sourcing and supplier development.
Knowledge and application of supplier contract strategy, negotiations, contractual terms, and contract administration.
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