Make sure that your organization sets the maintenance approach (Preventive, Conditions Based/Predictive, Proactive, and Reactive) to improve facility reliability, production performance, and maintenance processes.

More Uses of the MRO Procurement Solutions Toolkit:

  • Ensure timely and accurate material data collection to enable accurate material forecasting to support on going repair activity.
  • Drive downtime reduction efforts using root cause and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) that reduces cost and increases throughput.
  • Develop, implement and improve strategic sourcing processes and tools.
  • Approve part or material requisitions and initiates production and purchase change orders.
  • Create relationships with suppliers, repair vendors and customers.
  • Maintain daily inspection records and performs general maintenance or trouble shoot material handling and system equipment.
  • Ensure you boost; lead the negotiation process and decisions about supplier selection with a team perspective.
  • Establish clear and consistent site acceptance testing (SAT) criteria with Engineering for smoothly transition newly installed and upgraded equipment to site maintenance teams.
  • Standardize: flexibility to effectively adjust to current procedures/processes and adapt quickly to new ones.
  • Initiate ongoing material database enhancements and process improvements.
  • Direct: conduct financial analysis on purchase opportunities, taking into account market conditions.
  • Drive the necessary improvements that impact the productivity of spending categories.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies for key spending categories.
  • Ensure proper inventory levels are maintained through proactive buying.
  • Perform receiving functions for materials and literature directly delivered from the supplier to distribution stores.
  • Administer/manage supplier contracts and continuous supplier performance.
  • Perform asset evaluations and apply the most effective maintenance strategies.
  • Develop sourcing strategies utilizing marketplace competition, user demand management, and vendor consolidation.
  • Collaborate with the Procurement team on cost savings initiatives.
  • Call on regular and prospective customers and vendors to solicit new business.
  • Create active follow up communication with customers to ensure successful order conversion.
  • Manage the complete supply chain process in supporting material requirements for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
  • Develop: monitor the implementation of the strategy and the fulfillment of its contracts according to established goals.
  • Evaluate performance across all wash centers and collaborate with site managers and maintenance teams on action plans.
  • Standardize: site visit, audits, continuous improvement work sessions are expected.
  • Develop: monitor and control the performance of its expenditure categories and the respective impact on the use of the framework contracts.
  • Manage work with internal customers/vendors to support strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Identify material shortage requirements and initiates supply resolution.
  • Negotiate vendor agreements and contracts in partnership with stakeholders and Legal.

 

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