Purchasing

 

List of following topics may give you an idea about the broad options of Purchasing projects we offer. These can help and support you on your road to targets/budgets. Typically main subjects are cost reduction via cost savings, supplier management and risk mitigation.

 

 - Analysis of relevant markets and suppliers data

 - Connecting the dots, cooperations between different functions: Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Purchasing

 - Guidance how to lead international teams of different functions

 

 - Continous generation of savings

 - Price and supply condition negotiations

 - Initiative, lead and implementation of cost saving programs

 - Net price development versus general market price/cost trend

 - Identification of measures to optimize Cash Net Working capital

 - Reduction of mono-sourcing situation on single raw materials by pushing approvals of alternatives

 - Development, coordination and implementation of global sourcing strategies

 

 - Supplier base management / supplier relation management

 - Reduction/Optimization of suppliers in general and specially for B/C products

 - Establish and steer supplier portfolios

 

 - New business models implementation such as “Vertical backwards-integration” and “Hedging / Forward Buying”

 - Project lead “Vertical Backwards-Integration” to go for joint investment with suppliers into new production facilities

 - Consolidation of purchasing spends for multiple production sites

 

 - Preparation and leading international supplier meetings

 - Presentations at international summits and events, like ICIS World Surfactants Congress, Sepawa, In-Cosmetics

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