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Strategic Sourcing Makes an Impact!


David H. Vargas
David H. Vargas, Purchasing Manager, Sikorsky Aircraft, 203/386-4984;

88th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2003 - Nashville, TN

Learn how Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial, industrial and military markets impacts its bottom line through strategic sourcing. Dominant strategies that have emerged include leveraged spend, increase in value-added work content, procurement of higher-level assemblies and value engineering. The audience will learn about Sikorsky’s Eight-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and practical analytical tools utilized to develop tactics and manage implementation through to the bottom line. If you are involved in a complex industry, responsible for strategic sourcing and impacting bottom line results you should attend this session.

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