This position is responsible for the success and effectiveness of Stryker's transportation management solutions. The span of control includes driving our data & analytics strategy, prescriptive and predictive logistics analysis and overall support to improve efficiency, speed, and quality of transportation services. This role develops and maintains strategic relationships with both internal and external partners.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Develop strategic plan for management of transportation data and integration with other sources impacting transportation spend
Review global, national, or regional transportation information to identify opportunities to improve efficiency or minimize the environmental impact of logistics activities.
Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as customer sales, order management, demand planning, and supply planning.
Identify, validate, and implement specific stakeholder requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics.
Develop and guide the collection of metrics and reports to interpret the information into meaningful, actionable initiatives
Collaborate with the ERP work stream lead for Shipping & Transportation to identify global impacts and practical uses of the TMS system. Develop the appropriate organization structure for transition of the new TMS into operations.
Maintain strong functional relationships with IT and finance and act as the Global Transportation liaison with these departments
Evaluate and recommend scalable scenarios that facilitate global growth and add customer value
Actively monitor and evaluate transportation and data trends and translate into potential opportunities.
Qualifications & Work Experience Required:
SAP knowledge preferred.
TMS experience preferred
Standard Microsoft office skills required; Access, Power BI / Tableau required; Experience with Llamasoft preferred
Familiarity or experience with lean, six sigma and other continuous improvement methodologies (preferred).
Self-starter, highly motivated, and able to see problems and recommend or take appropriate actions to solve them, ability to work in detail and be result oriented.
Medical device background preferred.
Education & Special Training Required:
Work From Home: Remote
Travel Percentage: 10%