Your Purchasing Department reporting line
Do you have a written procedure for Purchase requests?
How Often does your Purchasing department meet with Operations/Marketing and IT departments?
Is Purchasing Department responsible for target savings
Does your Company have a E.R.P.
Do you have reports for materials/services consumption drivers?
Do you have a list of quarterly expenses per supplier
Do you have a Balanced Scorecard for Suppliers Performances?
Do you have a procedure to attribute shipment costs to each item purchased?
Do you have a procedure to periodically evaluate the market of suppliers?
Does your contracts include subcontracting clauses?
What percentage of your Purchase Orders are classified as urgent?
What is the percentage (in value) of your "slow-moving" stock?
Slow-moving part is defined as a spare not shipped in the last 3 months
KPI : please select the ones you measure
Do you require suppliers to undertake qualification audits?
Are penalty and Termination clauses fully included in your standard contract?
Do you perform constant make vs. buy evaluation?
(Whenever a new product/service is requested by production/operations department)