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Job Description

Looking for a role with a mission that matters? Stryker's Global Sourcing Team is looking for highly talented and skilled sourcing experts who are driven by a mission of making healthcare better.
Position Summary
As a Sourcing Manager you will support New Product Introductions, Manufacturing Transfers, Global Strategy Development, Mergers & Acquisitions and Supplier Business Reviews.
You will also develop and implement global sourcing strategies that impact multiple Stryker manufacturing facilities.
You will lead in the development and implementation of strategies that drive cost savings, continuity of supply, supplier and product quality improvement, which supports the development of innovation and growth opportunities for the business.
You will proactively manage Stakeholder expectations through regular and effective communication methods that demonstrate your knowledge of the business, together with your portfolio of suppliers / commodities and their impact to the business.
Understanding that we operate in a regulated environment, you will actively seek to improve on the status quo, always looking for ways to “raise the bar” for the Global Sourcing function & Stryker as a whole.
Company Overview
Stryker is a global leader in medical technology with a reputation built on innovation, quality and strong growth. As a US multinational, with a regional HQ in Amsterdam, Stryker have been operating in Ireland since 1975. With 5 manufacturing facilities (Cork, Limerick and Belfast) and a Global Innovation Centre (Cork), we employ over 2,500 employees across the island of Ireland. Our most recent addition is a state of the art facility for Additive Manufacturing (3D printed metal implants). The Ireland campus drives 25% of total sales revenue across a diverse range of products including Orthopaedics, Neurovascular, Surgical Equipment.
Stryker is a results orientated culture, driven by a high employee engagement. Our key values are integrity, accountability, our people and performance. If you feel passionate about collaboration, love to be challenged in a dynamic environment and embrace autonomy, then Stryker is the company to develop your career.

Job Requirements

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.
Stakeholder Management
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.

About the company

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, which help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.

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