Ad interim technical category management – INDUSTRY & PRODUCTION


The customer is a pioneer in 3D printing and a leader in additive manufacturing innovation. Their broad portfolio of hardware, software and material solutions spans from plastics to metals and is backed by industry specific engineering expertise.


  • The Procurement director was confronted with a lack of procurement capacity due to illness of a team member & a recent departure from another team member.
  • Upcoming audit
  • Large optimisation potential – room for improvement process & performance wise


  • Roll out of commercial agreements within the subcontractor supply base
  • Preparation AS9100 certification audit: set up procedures and work instructions for procurement department
  • Inventory management: drive inventory reduction
  • Cost reduction: set up preferred suppliers, eliminate tail spend, automation of the procurement process
  • Set up exchange process for high value spare parts
  • Acted as Commodity Manager Mechanical & Sub-contracting, as well as Commodity Manager Electrical & Pneumatics