Work is with Asia Pacific Region
Business has a global procurement structure working at global, regional and local levels.
Asia Pacific has achieved good cost down in last 2 + years by consolidation, leverage and resourcing.
Required to deliver tough year on year cost reduction targets.
Previous strategies are unsustainable in some markets and will become so in others.
Approach & Results
Regional 3 day PPS run for all regional procurement staff.
5 day high level opportunity and positioning analysis in Hong Kong site.
Action plan for obtaining cost down opportunities in a sustainable way.
PMMS to work with local team part time to lead change and drive opportunities.
Team re-positioned & equipped to continue
2003 targets delivered by end of June.
Assessment repeated in 10 other countries in Asia Pacific
Action being discussed.