Stryker Associate Sourcing Analyst in Redmond, Washington

Who we want

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

  • Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.

  • Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do

  • Create weekly reports and communications in support of Sourcing team.

  • Perform sourcing analysis and selection process, including financial and non-financial inputs as required for clear sourcing decisions.

  • Support contract negotiation and development of contract strategy.

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

  • Participate in assuring cost standards are established for annual operating budgets.

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

  • Participate in the implementation of enterprise wide metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing and supplier activities.

  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization.

  • Collaborate on sourcing strategies across multiple franchises and geographies.

  • Develop and participate in continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as cost.

What you need

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

  • 0-3 years in Supply Management or Sourcing with focus on supplier development Certifications, if required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of supplier contract strategy, negotiations, contractual terms, and contract administration.

  • Knowledge of supplier processes and supply chain risk factors including experience in assessing and mitigating risk in the supply base.

  • Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders, and top management.

  • Ability to build relationships and influence across multiple functions and levels both internally and externally.

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies & cost reduction methodologies.

  • Knowledge of supplier metrics & measurement methodologies and supporting systems.

  • Demonstrated judgment with the ability to make and communicate timely and sound decisions

  • Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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.

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