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Master Strategic Sourcing Execution   
  
Attendees will review strategic sourcing basics, including spend management, commodity management/segmentation and the sourcing process. Mr. Burris will address key challenges in execution and industry trends in purchasing and procurement, along with recent case studies and research that demonstrate how world-class manufacturing enterprises are working collaboratively with their supply chains to eliminate waste and reduce costs through strategic sourcing. 

Session Takeaways:                                                                       
  • Thorough understanding of spend management, commodity management/segmentation and the sourcing process
  • How to address execution challenges
  • Understanding of industry trends in purchasing and procurement
  • Optimizing supply chain collaboration
 
Who Should Attend?
  ● Buyer/Planner 
  ● Materials/Commodity Management
  ● Purchasing
  ● Supply Chain Management
 
Burris 2015 WEB  Jeoff Burris is Principal of Advanced Purchasing Dynamics. With 20 years of experience in procurement and global sourcing, Mr. Burris became a widely-recognized expert on procurement processes by building high-performance teams for the automotive industry. He has led purchasing staffs at Ford Motor Company, Metaldyne and Intier Automotive Seating, where his groups consistently saved money on procurement costs and significantly improved related processes. During that time, Jeoff became a successful global manager, running profitable facilities and joint ventures in India, Korea and Mexico.

In 2004, Mr. Burris founded Advanced Purchasing Dynamics, where he has integrated methodologies for true cost model engineering and approaches to evaluate global sourcing options, while performing precise and customized risk and opportunity assessments for the company’s valued clients. His business philosophy is rooted in forging better, more collaborative relationships with suppliers, with techniques that improve the entire organization, not just the purchasing department.

Mr. Burris earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Supervision from Purdue University, and he also holds an MBA in Operations from Indiana University.