In this edition we bring you trends and snippets which are reshaping the manufacturing industry: our perspective on C2C manufacturing, how 3D printing is changing MRO supplies and how we helped leverage technology for a manufacturing client to enhance sourcing effectiveness.
We hope you enjoy reading!
Derk Erbé, Research Vice President, HfS Research:
“Infosys is an end-to-end procurement leader, continually expanding category management capabilities and driving platform innovation and automation for clients. Infosys distinguishes itself as a technology-savvy Procurement As-a-Service provider, leveraging partnerships, deep procurement know-how and its own ProcureEdge platform to create value for clients and developing innovation-rich new services.”
It’s all about the sustainable eco-friendly supply chain – read on to know more about Cradle 2 Cradle Manufacturing and Sourcing.
Over the years, 3D printing or additive manufacturing has evolved from being just a prototyping concept to a viable model for manufacturing low-volume customized parts. Is this technology going to be the bend in the road for the manufacturing industry?
Sourcing best-practices and frameworks that enabled a manufacturing client to derive enhanced value from technology!
Read about unique experiences and personal insights from our procurement professionals across the globe.
Vadim Lutsevich, Category Manager - Infosys, Poland
In my current engagement with a global automotive manufacturing client, I am responsible for identifying and executing opportunities that improve effectiveness of spend, by applying various category management techniques and best practices.
I started my career 14 years ago, after getting my Bachelor’s Degree in International Economic Relations, as a Buyer in a pharmaceutical company, working in areas of both direct and indirect spend. After 9 years in the pharmaceutical industry as a Senior Buyer and Continuous Improvement Executive, I have gained valuable experience in material sourcing, planning, supplier relationship management, supply chain and lean technologies.
My personal goal to grow and develop further, led me to obtain a Master’s Degree in Business Studies and a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma. This was followed by some valuable knowledge and unique lessons of business process optimization during the years of economic crisis.
In order to diversify my experience, I joined an international tobacco company as Head of Procurement. My challenge was to manage a team of buyers in a risky environment, rising inflation and local currency devaluation during a climate where there were government efforts to regulate the business. Working in such an environment enabled me to be better prepared to take up the role in outsourcing industry. 4 years on in the tobacco industry, I joined the Sourcing and Procurement Practice at Infosys.
My professional journey has imbibed in me unique skills, which enables me to deliver value in a smart and efficient manner. I strongly believe that my exposure across a variety of industries, clients, processes and challenges helps me in my quest to pursue success.