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Associate Supply Planner (Hybrid)

Burlington, Canada

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. Plus, we have an award-winning culture and were recently named one of the World's Best Workplace by Fortune!

Who we want-

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

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What you will do-

The Associate Supply Planner is responsible for ensuring timely ordering, delivery and receipt of inventory to support customer requirements as measured by customer requested dates and same day fill-rates. You will manage purchase orders from end-to-end, from the time of entry to follow-up/issue resolution with suppliers until a purchase order is invoices and closed. You will have regular communication and collaboration occur with Demand Planning, Marketing and Surgical Support, Customer Service, Logistics and Distribution teams. This is a hybrid role. Employee is expected to be onsite two days per week.

  • Secure and expedite manufacturing/supplier delivery dates to meet customer requirements or fill-rate targets
  • Follow up on delinquent purchase orders
  • Follow up on overdue/outstanding product orders with special emphasis on products that are on backorder with customers. Provide updates on supply chain challenges to marketing, sales support and customer service teams
  • Follow up on invoice issues and invoice holds
  • Interact with Demand Planning, Logistics, Distribution, Service, Customer Service and Finance on a day-to-day basis to optimize supply chain transactions
  • Develop and maintain partnerships/relationships with key suppliers

What you need-

  • University degree - required (Business, Supply Chain or related field)
  • APICS or other CPP designation an asset "preferred"
  • Experience with Oracle "preferred"
  • Highly computer literate, proficient in Excel and other MS Office applications -required
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills -required
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills -required
  • Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience and performance over time at Stryker will be considered

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

Client-provided location(s): Hamilton, ON, Canada
Job ID: Stryker_Combined-bUQsemj5nauR
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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