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Indirect Sourcing Manager -Transportation (R455990)

Branch Manager




Portage, Michigan, United States

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, Stryker is encouraging US employees as well as all new US employees joining our company to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Today or in the future, vaccination may be a requirement based on the essential functions of the specific role or applicable regulations. Please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements and timelines.

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

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.

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.

  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.

What you will do-

You will partner with Transportation functional spend owners to deliver improved cost and service levels. You will lead and support supplier sourcing activities for assigned projects/commodities (e.g., carriers, 3PLs, corporate spend, consulting, capital projects, etc.). This is a hybrid role. The employee is expected to be physically present at a Stryker location on a cadenced basis but has the flexibility to work from.

Specific activities include:

  • Data collection and spend analysis

  • Market Research

  • The RFx process (also known as go-to-market)

  • Negotiations

  • Contracting

  • Implementation and continuous improvement

  • Drive supplier management/development activity

  • Support or lead ad-hoc projects as required

  • Work with functional spend owners and carriers to implement initiatives that drive improved performance

  • Work with cross functional teams to develop best in class strategic sourcing strategies for assigned suppliers and/or commodities in support of business objectives

  • Drive implementations of supplier and/or commodity strategy which will include spend/supply assessments, consolidation strategy, sourcing selection, financial and sourcing analyses

  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor, and enforce where applicable

  • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers as well as other disciplines within the businesses

  • Assure cost standards are established for annual operating budgets

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, engineering, finance, or related field, required; MBA -preferred

  • 8+ years of relevant procurement working experience, with at least 5 years in a medium-large strategic procurement organization (or through large client work at a top-tier management consultancy), required

  • Sourcing/Supply Chain certifications (e.g., CPSM, Certified Professional in Supply Management), preferred

  • Leadership experience, preferred

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

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