Purchase organization


The External Supply Committee (ESC)

  • Chaired by the purchasing department and bringing together quality, logistics, production, technical and commercial managers + site manager
  • Frequency: once a month
  • Objective: to review internal and external quality and logistics incidents over the past month and to decide on the action plans to be undertaken
  • Quality review : Pareto defects
  • Balance sheet
  • Service and logistics performance
  • Audit Schedule
  • Other matters on general purchasing policy

Purchasing Clubs

  • Once a year : 2 or 3 days
  • Synergy between all buyers + Synergy between central and local
  • One theme per club (quality – Lean – Best practice …)
  • Strengthen ties
  • Share experiences
  • Deploy the central purchasing process on the plants
  • Creating a spirit of group and emulation

Letter of framing

The Group Supplier Panel

  • List of all suppliers per family, per site + European mapping
  • Turnover achieved with Suppliers (N and N-1)
  • Monitoring of ISO certifications and monitoring the financial health of suppliers
  • Penetration rate [DEFTA / Supplier] and [Supplier / DEFTA]
  • Audit and supplier scoring sheet in all languages

Supplier benefits

  • Payments on time.
  • The volume effect DEFTA
  • Accompanying DCI and OEM standards