Advanced Purchasing Dynamics' MVMR Webinar Series Presents:
Optimizing Purchasing's Role in Design to Cost
Across all industries, companies’ operations are feeling the impact of the current turbulent economic environment. With unstable raw material pricing affecting the profitability of programs in the design phase it is more important than ever for engineering, purchasing and sales to work together to analyze cost.
What steps can purchasing, engineering and sales take together to ensure that programs launch at an acceptable level of profitability? How can purchasing take a lead role in design to cost optimization? Ted Mabley has worked with numerous companies to help them improve profitability during the design phase. In this FREE webinar Ted will provide his perspective on how purchasing can take the lead in design cost optimization.
Ted Mabley, Managing Director for Perfect Costing Solutions North America, has more than 25 years of product development, procurement and cost-reduction experience in the automotive industry, serving clients that include Chrysler, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Toyota Motors and several of the leading global automotive suppliers. Mabley holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.