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Sourcing at ProMinent

In the center of the strategic cooperation with our suppliers, we are striving for collaboration on continuous improvements for the benefit of our customers.

Innovative strength is an important aspect when choosing our external partners. This includes the ability to develop new products as well as the ongoing optimization of the production and procurement processes to shorten lead times and continuously reduce costs.

The ProMinent Group's purchasing organization is divided into the following areas

  • Direct Materials: includes everything that is directly related to a ProMinent sales product, for example raw materials, drawing-related parts, OEM or e-catalog goods.
  • Indirect Materials: refers to the procurement of goods and services that are only indirectly related to the manufacture of a ProMinent sales product, e.g. technical equipment, travel services, consultancy or information services, etc.

On the one hand, we expect reliable quality and service from our suppliers. Furthermore, we demand timely delivery of the ordered goods and services at globally competitive total costs (Total Cost of Ownership, TCO).

  • Mininum requirements for all suppliers of the ProMinent group

    • Quality: Zero defects
    • Delivery reliability (OTD): 98 % +
    • Innovation: Proactive R&D support and continuous improvement of all processes
    • Costs: Global competitiveness and continuous cost reduction measures
    • Service: High responsiveness (feedback within 24 hours), flexibility and reliability
    • Internationality: Support of our global locations with direct delivery at globally applicable conditions
    • Lean:
      • Continuous improvement of all production and delivery processes including the support of logistics concepts such as Kanban, consignment, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) etc.
      • Digital processing of all procurement processes via our procurement portal SAP Ariba: https://www.ariba.com/

Information about procurement at ProMinent

Download center for purchasing-related documents

Purchasing conditions and location regulations are important documents as the basis for your cooperation with ProMinent Group's purchasing department.

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Digital procurement

The digitization of business relationships is an important step in the continuous development and streamlining of all associated processes. We would like to go this path together with our suppliers.

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How to become a supplier for ProMinent

At ProMinent, we value long-term cooperation with our suppliers. Whether you will be established as a new supplier at ProMinent depends on the following factors:

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