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Inventory Analyst

Company: Stryker Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

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 Our benefitsinclude bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.Who we want-Life learners. People who want to learn, grow and develop within Stryker's broad scope of opportunities. This is a company you can grow with!Self starter. People who thrive in an autonomous work atmosphere. Go getter mentality.Detail-oriented process improvers.Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.Problem Solver.Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders. Demonstrated conflict resolution sWhat you will do-

  • Compile, review, and maintain data from, purchase orders, requisitions, and other documents
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors
  • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports of inventories, shortages and/or shipments
  • Dispose of damaged or defective items following procedures
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked
  • Confer with personnel and stock procurement and availability
  • Prepare products, supplies, equipment, or other items
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies based on information from incoming requisitions
  • Receive and count stock items, and record data manually or using computer
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas
  • Cycle count inventory in various hospital and office locations throughout territory; reconcile counts with company inventory logs; submit adjustments; responsible to count all branch inventory at least once per annual year
  • Occasionally perform responsibilities in Hospital/Operating room setting
  • Work with Branch management and sales to optimize inventory levels and utilization
  • Implement and support Quality initiatives throughout branch.
  • Implement and oversee branch-wide procedures to maintain accurate inventory records in the ERP system
  • Understand and implement procedures to manage inventory shelf life and expiry records
  • Carry out long-term projects and keep management informed of progress from start to finish.
  • Perform financial review of all CER and DAR requests
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and formulate required accruals in accordance with GAAP
  • Maintain balance sheet accounts associated with the Inventory COE to include gross and net accounts and complete balance sheet reconciliations in accordance Stryker policies
  • Calculate, reconcile, and analyze Inventory and Inventory reserves for period closeWhat you will need-
    • High School diploma required
    • 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Prefer Associates Degree
    • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
    • Fluency in English required
    • Effective problem-solving skillsAdditionally, you will need-
      • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory tracking and counting mechanism principles
      • Data integrity and analysis skills
      • Demonstrated customer service skills, including meeting quality standards for services
      • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant equipment, policies and procedures to promote effective operations for the protection of people, data and property
      • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and methods for selection, storage and movement of medical products
      • Demonstrated phone skills
      • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and Access, ERP systems (including data analysis tools i.e. queries, pivot tables, etc.)
      • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with ability to successfully communicate verbally, in writing and reports
      • Must have the ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.About Stryker Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes.Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually. More information is available at

Keywords: Stryker Group, Houston , Inventory Analyst, Professions , Houston, Texas

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