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
The Job's Mission
The Warehouse Operative will support the company's distribution activities to meet quality standards and exceed the customers expectation. They will have responsibility for ensuring all production activities are completed (receiving, put away, picking, pacing and shipping) to ensure our customers received their orders. There will also be a requirement to support with non-production activities (inventory-based activities, continuous improvement initiatives etc.) to ensure the operation remains compliant and evolves to better support the business.
Key Activities & Accountabilities
Support the department manager in achieving divisional KPIs and objectives.
Responsible for delivering all production-based activities:
Receiving products and putting away in locators,
Picking, packing and shipping products to our customers.
Support with non-production-based activities:
Empty locator checks,
Escalate any discrepancies or operational issues to the department manager.
Identify area for continuous improvement, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs.
Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders at local and regional level.
Promote a safe working environment and champion quality, ensuring all activities are completed with 100% accuracy.
Drive engagement to align with the company's culture.
Be an expert in departmental processes.
Any other reasonable request in line with the operational needs of the business.
GCSE or higher.
Experience within a team in a warehouse or similar environment an advantage but not essential.
Collaboration - we achieve more together, and the Supervisor should lead by example and seek to collaborate at every opportunity.
Innovation - just because it is the way it has always been done like that does not mean that is the best way. We encourage people to be creative and think outside of the box to set ourselves apart from our competitors.
Relationship building - relationships are the foundation of a strong team and a robust network of relationships across the organization are pivotal to our success.
Decision making - in a dynamic environment the ability to show sound judgement and make effective decisions is vital.
Proactiveness - in a fast-paced operation being ready for anything is vital and a proactive approach and the ability to manage individual and team workload is a key attribute.
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