Stryker Supply Planner in São Paulo, Brazil

Who we want

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

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams

  • Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.

  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

What you will do

  • Ensure that all supply planning processes are running smoothly for the area of their responsibility

  • Report any non-conformances to the Design Division Customer Service team and taking corrective action immediately

  • Use the company’s ERP system and tools available to better manage purchase orders to the internal vendors, inventory levels and in the end product availability.

  • Balance excess inventory across various warehouses to ensure optimum inventory levels and minimum idle stock per warehouse

  • Perform return to supplier (RTS) and scrapping exercises to get rid of idle stock which has been already reserved for

  • Ensure item master is properly maintained regarding Supply Chain parameters: supplier data, make-to-stock, make-to-order, and lead-time attributes

  • Implement and maintain Inventory and Material Management Strategies for all Finished Goods by regular review and optimization of inventory parameters and levels (e.g. reorder pt, safety stock, ABC categorization

  • Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimize write-offs (finished goods and raw materials)

  • Recommend and participate in Supply Chain projects to improve productivity, processes and savings

  • Place Purchase Orders as per company guidelines and limits

  • Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and perform define corrective action plans to avoid reoccurrence

  • Conduct regular business and performance reviews with Demand Planners, Marketing, Finance and Manufacturing

  • Project Management for Commercialization and Launch phase for selected project types

  • Reporting (regular check/update)

What you need

  • Professional Degree in Industrial Engineer, Business Administration fields and related

  • Team work and customer service orientation

  • Advanced MS Office-suite skills, specially Excel

  • Bilingual English-Portuguese

  • Experience as a planner / buyer / international trade(Medical Device) in an corporate and multi-national environment.

  • Experience with purchasing, inventory management, PLM and forecasting modules of ERPs like SAP or MFG-PRO

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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