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Stryker Senior Supply Planner in Arlington, Tennessee

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 stryker.com

Who we want-

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

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

  • Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.

What you will do-

The Senior Supply Planner will support the creation of an overall supply plan for with 3rd party suppliers within the specific franchise scope. You will interface with site production leads, production scheduling, procurement, suppliers, finance, integrated business planning (IBP) management and customer service to ensure an integrated approach to supply planning within the franchise. You will also take the lead in responding to the demand requirements from the business, ensuring that there is supply plan in place to communicate what needs to be produced and purchased to the manufacturing and supply base within the franchise. KPIs for the role will be Supply Plan Attainment, Safety Stock Health, Capacity Utilization, Back order and Lead time.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support the creation of a Master Resource Plan based on the latest demand signal to cover what needs to be produced or purchased as a finished product and to ensure sufficient raw materials and components to support the required supply plan

  • Support the creation of capacity plans based on the latest demand signal to identify potential bottlenecks or risks to supply and to develop and recommend proposals to mitigate and ensure that the plant or 3rd party can meet the future demand

  • Identify where there is significant underutilization which could impact the costs of supply

  • Set the correct levels of inventory (safety stocks) within the supply plan by understanding the demand volatility and supply chain lead times

  • Track the execution of the supply plan with production scheduling and buying, ensuring that the plan is fully operationalized and tracked for performance deviation

  • Communicate with the business in regard to the status of the product portfolio from a supply planning perspective

  • Provide effective communication and confirmation from supply planning to the demand plan in confirming capability to meet the requirements via the daily and weekly execution process as well as a robust monthly executive supply process

  • Determine root cause of performance issues and providing recommendation to Supply Planning Manager on how to mitigate and sustain.

What you need-

  • Bachelor's degree- required

  • 4+ years in demand/supply planning- required

  • Experience with PowerPoint presentations- highly preferred

  • Experience in a medical device setting- highly preferred

About Stryker

Our benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays annually

  • Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.

  • Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1427/2023/09/20143933/us-stryker-employee-benefits.pdf)

About Stryker

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at stryker.com. (http:)

Know someone at Stryker?

Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program on our referral page (https://careers.stryker.com/referrals/)

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role.

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

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