DEVELOPMENT AND SELECTION
STRATEGIC SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT
WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, HOW MUCH
AND AT WHAT PRICE?
The key thing is to purchase the right amount of the right materials at the right time and at the right location to the required standard of quality and at the best possible price. With our skilled employees, we can support your purchasing department throughout the volume production as well as project-based purchasing process, and in project coordination. Cost efficiency and knowledge of the high quality standards of the manufacturing industry lay the groundwork for, and inform an approach to, the selection of suppliers. FOCUSON employees perform active supplier development. They assure supply and optimise costs and services.
THOSE TASKS INCLUDE:
- The selection and development of suppliers – boosting performance, quality and performance
- Planning and delivery of process audits and of supplier audits
- Compliance with delivery deadlines (schedule chasers)
- Development and implementation of optimised processes
- Issue of product approvals
- Training and coaching of your employees
PROCESS MANAGEMENT IN PURCHASING,
PRODUCTION, QUALITY AND LOGISTICS
Our experts and interim managers analyse and optimise quality assurance processes and they implement quality standards right across the supply chain. They take charge of reliable implementation of all measures that enhance and assure quality. Through strategic, target-based and specific planning of action schedules, our skilled staff create a cost-optimised value-added process, they improve potential performance and, across the board, bring about improvements in cooperation with important suppliers.
MANAGING CUSTOMER AND
Our Supplier Quality Assurance experts (SQAs) are the link between you and your supplier(s). If you so wish, our experts can accompany your team temporarily throughout the entire quality assurance process: from the development stage and the early project phase, through the SOP – Start of Production and on into volume production, including a performance test. They coordinate and monitor assurance of quality management, delivery and deadline compliance and they coordinate these operations - also including peripheral areas – to assure optimum and seamless operations. Your benefit: Very often, delays, downtime and sources of errors can be avoided in advance.
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Defects cannot be excluded altogether
With our customers, we are connected by a successful partnership extending back over many years. The fact that this can give rise to quality problems is something that cannot be eliminated altogether in a manufacturing context, nor in the automotive industry. However, if something still happens, it is important to have a reliable partner to call upon. One who can handle assignments and the often challenging task profiles associated with them, and can do so quickly and professionally.
Technical engineers for hardware and software
Our client is an IT security business that provides services to the semiconductor industry. They produce systems for equipping the wafers used in smartphone displays. With selected candidates, FOCUSON Personnel Management was able to satisfy the requirements of this client, recruiting technical engineers for hardware as well as software, to develop these systems.
Do you know what NDT stands for? NDT or ‘non-destructive testing’ is used on materials or welded seams to detect cracks and inclusions. The professional designation for this is: NDT inspector. These are sought-after technical specialists, ones that are almost impossible to find on the labour market. However, for our client, through our international network, we succeeded in recruiting two specialists from Slovenia with expertise from pipeline construction and the laying of oil pipelines.
Acute personnel shortage
If several specialist staff fall away from one day to the next, a personnel services provider with a large network is the business you need to contact. For an internationally active logistics provider, FOCUSON Personnel Management was able within a very short space of time to refill the job vacancies with skilled export planners, customs declaration specialists and clerical staff.
Experts for experts
Whether unskilled or skilled workers, whether the need for resources is long-term, short-term or project-based – we offer many different personnel services and working time models to assist our customers in the difficult search for suitable employees. This is appreciated by many renowned companies from sectors as diverse as mechanical engineering, steel-making, plant construction, logistics and intralogistics. The spectrum is wide and affects almost every area of the organisation – from specialists in mechanical engineering and plant construction, IT, software development staff and support staff for Sales.
Prompt assistance from FOCUSON experts
If a customer faces a huge challenge in quality assurance, we can assemble a competent team within a very short time and send in appropriate experts to initiate remedial measures rapidly.