Lead Analyst - Commercial Inventory Planning (Hybrid or Onsite)
Location: Portage, Michigan
Internal Number: R460247
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker's vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.
Why join Stryker?
We are proud to be named one 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.
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.
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.
Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data and reports.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
What you will do-
Role requires reasonable proximity to a Stryker facility and provides the flexibility to decide on either a hybrid or onsite working arrangement. You will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining Finished Goods inventory levels for the organization in support of their respective Business Unit(s). You will collaborate with up & downstream process partners who impact inventory to ensure inventory levels are optimized to support the needs of the business. You will be expected to be aware of & monitor key business performance indicators and, if possible, to ensure proactive risk avoidance is performed in advance of business interruptions.
Monitor, refresh & facilitate conversations regarding inventory positions & safety stock targets to ensure optimal target positions are set & achieved to support business needs
Serve as the primary commercial inventory planning contact for the General Manager, Marketing, Sales and Finance business partners and for the IBP Franchise Manager, or Analyst for matters concerning commercial inventory for responsible business segment(s).
Identify actionable insights and recommendations to support strategic decision making for senior leaders
Lead defined elements of divisional commercial inventory planning team, including but not limited to process improvement, weekly/monthly reporting, documentation, and product life-cycle management
Represent the commercial inventory planning process within Stryker's Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process, demonstrating thought leadership, creativity in solving problems and the ability to appropriately communicate and escalate issues as needed
Support execution of the product life-cycle management process for all new product launches and product exits as it relates to the commercial inventory planning function
Drive continuous improvement in the development, modification and adjustment of procedures, policies & processes / technologies within the commercial inventory planning organization
What you need -
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, or related field, required
4 years' work experience in following disciplines: Supply Chain Planning, Demand Management/Forecasting, Inventory Management, Sales Operations/Planning, Finance/Accounting, or Marketing, required
Background in sales analytics, inventory management, new product introductions and supply chain metrics, required.
Statistical background, preferred
Experience leading major supply chain process improvement efforts, preferred
Knowledge of ERP(Oracle) transactional data and SAP, preferred
Business experience in the medical device or related industry, preferred
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 that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK