Analyze all suppliers in order toselect the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver highquality products at competitive pricing.
Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost and qualityso as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company.
Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost,delivery performance, schedule and quality.
Develop purchasing or sourcing strategies based onportfolio analyses and supplier preferencing study.
Define and maintain documented category and supplierstrategies using market and competitive data.
Liaise with suppliers on delivery schedule so as toensure on-time deliveries of final product.
Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategiesin order to meet cost savings targets.
Reviewand manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with thesourcing strategy.
Perform regular performancereview with suppliers to drive continuous improvements.