Transitioning From Traditional Make vs Buy to Core and Non-Core Analysis

Santosh Desai

Head of Procurement North America, Electrical Products Business Unit at Siemens

Learning Objectives

Transformation of procurement from a support function to partner, helping make manufacturing decisions that complements core competency of the company. Transitioning decision making processes from traditional make vs buy analysis to defining core competency for the product group. As well as developing supply chain and manufacturing strategies that complements core competency of the company. Decisions are made and based on multi-dimensional aspects and not just the cost.


Key Takeaways:



  • Aligning supply chain decisions with core competency of the company

  • A decision making process is based on multi-dimensional input rather than traditional make vs buy

  • Transforming procurement from a support structure to a partner with developing strategies