Manager, APAC IBP

4-10 years
2 months ago 3 Applied
Job Description

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:

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

    Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

    Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.

    Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

    Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

What you will do:

Position Summary

This role has end-to-end responsibility to drive the integrated business planning performance across the APAC region for assigned Franchises, including demand planning, net requirement plan, intra company order assessment, inventory management and end customer BOs. This role will serve as a primary contact for markets Operations teams, APAC marketing and GQ&O functions eg., global IBP team etc. and play a key role in demand consolidation, supply allocation, participation of EDR and IBPR meetings.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders in market Operations teams and APAC Marketing team and division IBP teams
  • Develop in-depth business understanding of major products by region and drive the alignment of APAC demand plan with business strategy, product life cycle management etc.
  • Oversee the IBP process incl. demand planning, NRP and drive the process improvement and improve the data quality and KPIs like demand accuracy, NRP accuracy etc.
  • Establish proper communication flow between APAC markets and divisions
  • Participate market EDR meetings and drive the process standardization and maturity in collaboration with central statistical team
  • Provide monthly analysis and reports for APAC demand and NRP consolidation with focus on major product line, supply constraint, growth rate in alignment with sales and financial projection and capex/instrument kit planning/execution
  • Identify business risks and ensure the communication to the key stakeholdersand escalate as needed to management
  • Participate IBP meetings held by divisions like RRM, DSE, IBPR etc. and present APAC business needs and drive global allocation decision
  • Develops APAC allocation plans for global supply constrained products and improve the visibility of supply outlook
  • Coordinate all BB / LTB / New product launch and ensures supply reliability / continuity by working with divisions and APAC markets
  • Support inventory related discussions and supply health improvement
  • Works with program manager to support APAC or global programs/initiatives and regional/Franchise level process standardization and optimization

What you will need:


  • College degree or Master prefered

Professional RequirementsRequired:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business/Engineering/Supply Chain management is required. An MBA or a Master's in Supply Chain Management is highly preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of demand management/sales forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues.
  • Expert Knowledge with Excel/Power BI to analyze large amounts of data and prior experience with demand and supply planning tools like Oracle Demantra / SAP APO or JDE/Oracle ERP system
  • APICS certification is preferred. Must understand end to end supply chain interactions and interdependencies.
  • Fluency in English.



  • 10+ years of business experience in Supply Chain or Planning Management. Experience in the medical industry is preferred.
  • Experience in two or more of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Planning, Demand Management/Forecasting, Logistics, Manufacturing, IBP, Order Management, Inventory Management and/or Contract Manufacturing, Sales Forecasting & Operations, Market Analyst
  • At least 4 years of Sales and Operations Planning or IBP experience.
  • Prior experience in managing by influence across multiple teams/groups across an organization is required.
  • International experience or experience working with plants/suppliers and/or sales divisions located globally is required.
  • Strong negotiation & management by influence skills with the ability to drive results through a global matrix structure is required.


Hiring Manager to reference Integrated Planning competency and skill framework.

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.

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Stryker is one of the world&#8217&#x3B;s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at and

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