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Purchasing - Production Control

We are a ma based company looking to hire a full-time purchasing – production control manager. Position summary in this role you will be responsible for matters of supplier selection, pricing, capital procurement, negotiation of long term strategic supplier agreements and participating in corporate sourcing initiatives. Essential functions • manage the procurement functions to insure that supplies, components, equipment, and services are procured in a manner consistent with on time delivery goals. Monitor schedules for spikes and adjusts procurement schedules accordingly. • lead supplier contract negotiations and drive supplier communications to ensure clear performance expectations are understood. • responsible for coordination of purchasing activities including negotiations and order entry with vendors. Develop and maintain vendor performance rating system. Acquire material which meets customers’ specifications and/or medical molding requirements. • develop strategies cross-functionally and with suppliers to improve inventory turns, reduce material costs, reduce lead-times, improve quality, and minimize scrap. • keep apprised of new sources of supply and new technologies to support the business strategies and pursue state-of-the-art advancements within the industry and incorporate those concepts into the purchasing department operations. • active participation with engineering leadership on new product introductions (supply base impacts). More details upon request experience • 10+ years of experience working as a buyer within a manufacturing company preferably in plastic resin based manufacturing processes • experience developing & leading procurement organization • prior experience as a planner, scheduler, production control and/or buyer

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    Herb |President of Consulting Co., Exec. V.P.-

    HERBERT R. ROTHSTEIN 4006 Woodbridge Road Peabody, MA ***** Tel: 978 535 2513 Cellular: 978 857 0098...

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    Sandeep |General Manager

    I am a mechanical engineer and a MBA in finance . I have more than 18 years of experience in managin...

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    Chandra |Partner

    I am senior procurement specialiat a C.P. and from ISM-Arizona with over 25 years *****...

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Hospital System Purchasing Professionals

We are seeking to interview current or former professionals employed by u.S. Hospital systems serving in a purchasing function for the system as a whole. The interviews will focus on how hospital systems engage with their respective hospitals as well as gpos and vendors, especially those selling capital equipment into the operating room.

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    Ray |Founder and CEO

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    Barry |Owner - Consultant and Associate

    Hello. I am a former Director of Process Excellence at a major *****thcare hospital and c...

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    Khaki |Partner

    I have former experience as Director MM and Supply Chain for two hospitals and the buying team for t...

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Cleaners And Disinfectants Purchasing

We are looking to speak with current/former employees in upper management positions at companies like sealed air diversey, apex international, tamberra corp., kleentest, and others alike that have undergone some kind of acquisition or change in ownership. We would like to understand and discuss long-term vision for the business and if there is pressure to reduce costs, rfp business. Ideally we wish to speak with heads of purchasing, or someone knowledgeable about the purchasing, of industrial all-purpose cleaners, floor cleaners, degreasers, glass cleaners and disinfectants. We would also like to speak with current/former employees in purchasing from companies like turtle wax, that focus on car washes/cleaners or car waxes, kimberly clark which focus on concentrate solution going into wipes, rockline which focus on sanitation solutions, or 3m focused on automotive care products. Please include your background and experience as it pertains to the above. Thank you.

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    John |Co Founder

    I am not a good fit for this product area. I am IT channels, sorry....

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    Syed Aamir |Senior Analyst

    Not a good fit as I don't have the experience required ....

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    Neale |President

    Not my area of expertise...

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Medicare Value Based Purchasing For Hospitals

Our professional services company caters to hospitals. Hospitals should have financial incentive to hire our company because we help them raise their hcahps scores, which in turn, will help the hospital receive full financial reimbursements through the value-based purchasing (vbp) program from the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms). However, our company seeks an expert to help us fully understand the fine details of the developing vbp program by cms, annual gross revenues of hospitals, %'s of revenue from medicare, etc. We are particularly interested in developing a convincing financial value proposition to use in sales efforts. Experts from companies such as press ganey or the studer group or from a hospital or from cms itself would be likley candidates.

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    Suresh |Senior Manager Operations

    I have 16 years experience in RCM process. Pls contact me....

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Trucks Purchasing Groups In Europe

• comparison between direct purchase from oem vs. Purchase through consortiums • best practices in procurement of trucks and its benefits • to identify trucks purchasing groups (i.E. Consortiums) in europe and profile each purchasing

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    Jackson |PAYABLES ACCOUNTANT

    Dear Sir/madam, Let me know your budget and timelines for your project. I can give you excellent in...

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    Good day, I can certainly help you with this consult based on my management and SAP background for m...

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    Tarun |Partner

    Hi Team, I have worked on quite a few engagements with you and can assist you on this one. Regards...

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Natural Gas Utilities Purchasing Behavior

We are looking to do multiple paid phone consultation with experts with extensive knowledge of distribution of natural gas supplies (meters, regulators, etc), end-user purchasing habits, and general competitive landscape of major distributors. Our aim is to gain a better understanding of a customer's buying insights. Please respond with a few brief statements of your relevance to this research with your short answers to the questions below: 1. Were you the person personally responsible for evaluating, selecting and purchasing of natural gas supplies (meters, regulators, etc)? Please comment about the extent of your involvement in the decision-making process. 2. Can you speak to detail about the purchasing of natural gas supplies (meters, regulators, etc)? Please elaborate briefly. 3. Who are the other vendors that you evaluated during your decision-making process? Please comment about other vendors you evaluated closely during your buying process. **referrals will highly be appreciated.

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    David |Owner

    Sorry, our experience is beyond the distribution stream with ***** ***** compression fo...

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    Rajamanickam |Consultant

    for which location? for which years?...

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    Peter |Project Manager

    Hi, I'm working for a global manufacturing company for gas system solution doing both *****...

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Group Purchasing Organizations

We are looking for a group purchasing consultant with an expertise in health care. We can pay for qualified experts to hlep build out our systems and provide insight on what pharma/suppliers are looking for. Either as a consultant or potentially for full time employment.

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    Nicholas |Principal

    Interested in learning more. I have over 40 plus years in purchasing *****gement experienc...

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    srinivas |ceo

    WE can take it from here and help them out. Please send me the details ...

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    Happy to help out but need to know more about this project...

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Consumer Purchasing Online Algorithm

We are the global leader in open innovation competitions with clients ranging from fortune 1000, large-scale not-for-profits, and governmental agencies. With more than a decade of experience, we have a proven track record of crowdsourcing innovation solutions from the world’s smartest people, who compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, and technical challenges. We are an authorized zintro partner. We have found that often times professionals with experience in adjacent areas of expertise can help to deliver the best solutions every day consumers make decisions on whether to buy or not buy a product. Oftentimes the decision is based solely on price or perceived value, but for more complex purchasing decisions many more factors might be considered before making a final determination. The product at the heart of this project is complex and multi-faceted, and our client has identified 72 independent variables that might influence the purchasing decision. Our client desires an algorithm to predict whether a customer will buy the product after learning the purchase price, and is providing a substantial database of over 600,000 past transactions with 72 independent variables as training data to help with this task. In addition, a database of over 700,000 transactions is provided for development and validation purposes and will be used for real-time online algorithm scoring. An online leaderboard will be available to provide feedback on performance relative to other algorithms. This is a reduction-to-practice challenge that requires submission of algorithm output for scoring, a written proposal, and a detailed description of the proposed algorithm. $20,000 is on offer the best algorithm and submissions must be made before the 18th january 2016. You will then need to register on the platform to see the full requirements and criteria and to submit.

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    Sounds interesting. Where can I register??...

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    Jean Victor |Consultant

    This looks interesting. Thank you in advance for details that you could send me....

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    Edward |Managing Partner

    This is a contest, without proper registration, it may be illegal in many states. As remuneration i...

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Construction Materials Purchasing

One of our clients would like to speak with someone in purchasing at a large home builder who buys supplies and materials from builders firstsource and probuild. Ideally this person would have “vp of purchasing” or “vp of supply chain” title. Potential discussion topics include: - overview of the building supplies and materials industry - purchasing trends - competitive trends between the key players in the industry - perspective on builders firstsource and probuild as a customer

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    Marco |Construction Manager

    I ***** contact, however I no longer work for big companies. ...

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    Eric Corey |Director, Business Development

    I am an architect with over 20 years of experience and can discuss this topic in depth thanks to my ...

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    Roberto |Civil Engineer

    Three reasons why I believe I may be the ***** are searching for regarding the "Construction...

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Automotive Purchasing Groups In Europe

Discussion points: • to analyze the main automotive purchasing groups in europe (in terms of truck volume purchased) • to understand how they use their scale to negotiate savings in equipment (i.E. A detailed description of their volume and rebate structure) and other services, if applicable

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    Mihai |Business Manager

    I have experience and I am very interested Just one month ago I made such a ***** Excel with ...

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    paul |Zintro Expert

    First distinction is where does your customer stand in the supply chain so are we discussing supply...

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    Carmen |-

    Good day, I can certainly help you with this having done extensive consults and trucking globall...

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Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations

Request for a consultant to help local healthcare group purchasing organization affiliated with a national gpo with strategic direction. Must have first hand experience with the healthcare gpo environment.

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    Sam |Zintro Expert

    Sure i will be interested to help them out, please have them contact me at ***** *****...

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    Kent |Zintro Expert

    I managed the *****een Premier and The *****eland Hospital Association. I was res...

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    Ron |VP Capital Planning Redevelopment and Co

    My experience is specific to the Canadian healthcare market space having been a VP/CFO responsible f...

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Hospital Purchasing

We are a prominent nyc-based expert network and an authorized zintro partner. Our client has an immediate need to conduct phone consults with multiple experts knowledgeable about the typical evaluation criteria that should be considered in purchasing group purchasing organization solutions. Our client is interested in speaking with a large number of advisers with the following backgrounds exclusively. They are only interested in folks who hold these roles in hospital settings: 1. Cfo 2. Vp managed care 3. Vp patient access 3. Vp revenue cycle the client is not interested in speaking with folks who are no longer currently at a hospital system or not in the above listed roles.

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    Spencer |President & Senior Consultant

    Thank you for reaching out to me about this opportunity. While I have been a VP of Managed Care for...

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    Frank |Director of Health Systems

    I have 19 years experience in hospital contracting/purchasing and implementation...

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    Susan |Director of SCO

    I would be happy to advise this organization. ...

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