The automotive sector has been undergoing reorganization in view of new innovations, and emerging consumer behaviours. In this edition on SpendBytes we explore key trends in automotive sourcing and share how using advanced analytics and technology we helped one of our automotive clients gain deeper visibility into its spend and set up its tactical sourcing pipeline. We also share an insight into the best practices in electrical supplies procurement.
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While traditional levers like Make Vs Buy and Global Vs Local sourcing decisions are at the helm of many cost-saving initiatives across the automobile industry. Learn the five best practices in automotive sourcing that are gaining prominence across the industry.
The manufacturing sector is a major consumer of electrical supplies. Yet the Procurement function of manufacturing brands often grapple with the purchase of Electrical Supplies. Learn the key levers and best practices for electrical supplies procurement.
Consolidating Spend Data from disparate sources is a common challenge affecting most spend optimization efforts. Learn how we helped a leading auto component manufacturer to achieve upwards benefit of $1.7 million by leveraging advanced analytics and automation in tactical sourcing.
Read about unique experiences and personal insights from our procurement professionals across the globe.
Sreenivasan C, Sr. Operations Manager – Sourcing & Procurement Practice, Infosys BPM, India
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Sreenivasan specializes in Spend Data Management and Master Data Management. He supports multiple industry verticals and domains to assist our clients with their spend data, master data challenges and initiatives. He has an overall experience of 24 years with nine years in manufacturing and fifteen years in the ITES industry. He has completed his B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and PGDBM - Operations from Symbiosis Pune. He has also completed his CPSM certification from the ISM - Institute of Supply Management USA.
He currently manages multiple spend management and master data management projects of various clients. Some of his recent accomplishments include developing a custom Telecom industry taxonomy for spend Analysis for a leading telecom major. As part of master data support initiatives, he has worked with more than 4 million material master volume of data and achieved a clean and sustainable master data across various organizations, by standardizing the data structure and eliminating duplicates.
Prior to working with Infosys, he was employed with a leading software company developing products for spend analysis and opportunity identification and master data cleansing as well as maintenance projects. He started his career as a maintenance engineer in the construction industry and moved to auto ancillary manufacturing (Tyre Industry) and worked there for almost a decade.