Sourcing Lead (Hybrid)
Portage, MI  / Plymouth, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
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.

We are proud to be named one of the World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based 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.

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.

  • Dedicated achievers: People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

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

What you will do-

Provide input and analysis into the strategic sourcing activities of assigned commodities and suppliers.Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. The Sourcing Lead will support the implementation of specific projects related to cost reduction initiatives, new product development, supply base and sourcing optimization and rationalization, quality improvement, risk assessment, and contract negotiation.

  • Support implementation of processes to build a best in class strategic sourcing organization

  • Support commodity teams in creation and implementation of strategic commodity plans and consolidation strategy

  • Supports sourcing analysis and selection process and performs cost analyses and make versus buy analyses as required

  • Supports contract negotiation and development of contract strategy

  • Support identification of supply base risk and implementation of mitigation plans

  • Obtain and communicate market condition information and technology trends related to commodities and suppliers

  • Supports establishment and achievement of cost standards for annual operating budgets.

  • Supports development of scorecards and business reviews for key suppliers

What you need-

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

  • 4 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Commodity Management, and Supply Management or related field with focus on strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier development required

  • APICS certification -preferred

  • FDA, Medical, cGMP, Pharmaceuticals, or Aerospace experience -preferred

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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Vocera Communications is an Affirmative Action Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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