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manfred-richter-1407Manfred Richter, Interim Manager and Consultant Procurement

 

LEAD AND OPTIMISATION OF STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT

  • organisational development
  • corporate procurement, corporate purchasing
  • strategic procurement projects
  • lead buyer organisation, category management
  • procurement network
  • increasing efficiency
  • setup purchasing projects and purchasing controlling

 

OPTIMISATION OF INTERFACES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: TECHNICAL PROCUREMENT

  • definition of interfaces and processes to Development, Production, Project Management, Product Management, Sales
  • placement of strategic buyers on product development teams
  • supplier relationship management

 

OPTIMISATION OF EXISTING SUPPLIER BASE

  • auditing, rating and development
  • risk management
  • contract management
  • supplier and quality assurance agreements
  • trouble shooting to fulfill ISO, FDA or IATF standards, define SOP´s

 

PROJECT PURCHASING FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

  • setup of supplier competitions for technical concept selection
  • purchasing of development services or develop private label products
  • review of specifications
  • definition of project milestone with cost and time frame goals and project exit scenarios

 

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS COST REDUCTION

  • direct EBIT effect from strategic purchasing
  • setup of purchasing projects with fast planning and implementation of negotiations
  • make-, cooperate-or-buy analyses

 

SOURCING STRATEGY INCLUDING PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS

  • global sourcing with total cost analyses, including supplier development, quality assurance and logistics parameter
  • adapting private label products
  • many years of experience in the Asian market (f.e. China, Taiwan, Japan)
  • USA experience

 

CAPEX, INVESTMENT GOODS

  • capex investments, focus on industrial equipment:
    CNC automation centers, CNC tools, roboter parts feeding, dipping machines, crankshaft tare machine, etc.

 

TRADING GOODS

  • catalogue goods and private label goods:
    heating fittings
    complete equipment for orthopedic shops: workshop furniture, machines, tools, consumables

 

Please feel free to ask about additional services and further references:

Manfred.Richter.Interim@outlook.de