The Job’s Mission
A Stryker Operations Consignment Specialist will plan schedules and monitor inbound movement of materials from suppliers.
Determine material requirements and coordinate the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production and engineering and develop specifications for new contract orders.
This person will report to the Operations Manager, to process audit returns for all franchises, investigate consignment variances, run efficiency reports and share best practice, reports and communications with European counterparts.
This is an individual contributor role that requires the use of judgement in applying professional expertise and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision.
Job requires an understanding and application of procedures and concepts of own discipline.
Key Activities & Accountabilities
Inventory count files for sales team preparation
Inventory count files returned from Sales team processing in both Excel and Expert system
Reporting to management team regarding inventory counts results
Preparing consignment variances investigation
Raising and arranging consignment returns
Preparing consignments efficiency analysis and presenting to the management team
Preparing documentation of credit notes and obtain approvals needed
Becoming an expert in assets analysis
Running reports for Sales team upon request
Preparing DAR’s on a quarterly basis and obtain approvals
Processing DAR’s in Expert system
Analysing all STC and plan the return of the items older than 30 days and process the transfer in LTC according to valid contracts if the case
Liaise with all teams
Act as a link with other key staff members in Europe to foster best practice’ and share processes
Liaison with couriers, hospitals and the Sales force
Be a specialist in departmental processes
Assist in achieving departmental and divisional KPIs and objectives.
Take responsibility for identifying areas of improvement and assisting in the implementation of actions relating to these.
Participate in projects within the team and cross-functional, to further improve the department, resulting in increasing customer satisfaction, increasing efficiency, lower costs and optimized consignment levels
Assist the team in the departmental Q12 action plan and help drive engagement
Build and maintain relationships with other departments and communicate effectively to build rapport within the organization
Assist with inductions for new starters
Ability to communicate in a highly effective manner and work both independently and as part of a team on assignments. Must be IT literate and efficient in an administrative environment.
He / she must have the ability to work on his / her own initiative, prioritizing and organizing workload. Problem solving skills and a great telephone manner are also vital to this role
Decision Making / Judgement Selects effective approaches to solving issues, based on available information and business objectives and escalates appropriately.
Relationship Builder Builds and maintains relationships within the team and across the wider organization
Excellent communication skills
Proactive - Has a pro-active and independent personality, ability to manage their own workload and prioritize appropriately
Strong internal drive and motivation to make a difference and add value to an organization