Strategic Supplier Relationships

ENOVIA provides the planning, visibility and checking needed to manage sourcing in a global and competitive environment. Collaborative Sourcing implements a “design for supply” strategy with repeatable standardized direct material sourcing proces sesthat provide the latest design information to the supply chain, supplier performance monitoring enhances the supplier partnership by designing, implementing and tracking part qualifications, supplier development and scorecards.

Key Benefits

  • Collaborative Sourcing implements a “design for supply” strategy with repeatable and standardized direct material sourcing processes that provide the latest design information to the supply chain and valuable supplier quotation input to engineering
  • Supplier Performance Monitoring enhances the supplier partnership by designing, implementing and tracking part qualification plans, supplier development plans, and scorecards

STRATEGIC SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS

For Planners and Managers in the high tech and medical devices, conducting planning, ensuring proper product development, creating product sourcing plans and managing global suppliers are complex tasks. ENOVIA powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform supports the creation and implementation of standard processes to enhance collaboration with the supply chain, minimize sourcing risks, manage vendors and improve the planning process.

Roles

Sourcing Manager

Improve global sourcing performance through enhanced collaboration, process control, and risk management with internal and external partners 
  • Manage and collaborate with vendors for materials and finished goods based upon supplier capabilities, qualifications, capacity, and performance
  • Work with merchandising teams in understanding forecasted volumes and production offices/vendors/suppliers
  • Manage capacity and allocation to create a plan to source products and manage the sourcing calendar
  • Work with product development teams and collaborate with suppliers in sampling, testing and costing products and materials

Vendor Manager

Enhances collaboration between a brand and their vendors and suppliers 
  • Manage vendors for materials and finished goods by evaluating capabilities and qualifications, as well as capacity and performance
  • Work with product development teams in sampling, testing and costing materials and product
  • Manage different types of samples across the vendor base and request quotes from suppliers online