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 stryker.com
Who we want -
Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
What you will do -
The Demand Planner will be responsible for developing and maintaining high quality consensus demand plans for the organization by leveraging statistical analysis with the best available cross-functional inputs, and applying sound judgment based on knowledge of the business.
Create and maintain high quality demand forecasts and demand forecast analytics. Must assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating/maintaining the demand forecast, including historical order bookings/shipments, item master data, market and macro-economic trends, seasonality, promotions, and product life-cycle management
Serve as the primary demand planning contact for Marketing, Sales, and Finance business partners, IBP Franchise Manager, and Global Operations Master Scheduler(s)
Facilitate or lead the demand planning process, coordinating/consolidating plans with other Demand Planners, to ensure the process is effective and runs efficiently
Act as a liaison to cross-functional senior management to provide education around the demand plan and its implications and risks and provide detailed documentation of key assumptions as part of each monthly review cycle
Partner with the global Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team to ensure demand plans are communicated effectively across the supply function
Successfully partner with cross-functional teams in the monthly demand planning working sessions and Executive Demand Reviews
Ensure the demand plan is collected and approved by the required business and financial leaders as defined in the process flow per the required monthly cadence
Support execution of the product life-cycle management process for all new product launches and product exits as it relates to the demand planning function. Monitor SKU levels and recommend rationalization initiatives for future consideration to Divisional/Global Operations leadership and make recommendations for targets based on changes in demand and market trends
Partner with the planning analyst(s)/forecast modelers to create reporting of analytics to support the business needs for better information in decision-making
Drive continuous improvement in the development, modification and adjustment of procedures, policies, processes and technologies within the demand planning organization
Support training and education sessions as needed both within the demand planning team and across the organization as warranted
What you need -
Bachelors' Degree level in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or equivalent is required
2+ years of business experience in: Supply Chain Planning, Demand Management/Forecasting, Sales Operations/Planning, Finance/Accounting, or Marketing - highly preferred
Prior experience with demand planning tools like Oracle Demantra, Demand Solutions or SteelWedge - highly preferred
APICS/IBF or other professional certification in Supply Chain concepts - 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