Alexander Venn, Master of Business Administration

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Background

Over 18 years of experience in the areas of Purchasing and Materials Management. Out of these over 2 years as interim manager and consultant in the automotive (Tier 2) and in production/manufacturing business.

Professional Experience

  • General qualification for university entrance in economics
  • Studies in business administration Focus:
    • Warehousing and Procurement
    • Controlling
  • Procurement Expert
  • Global Procurement Manager (Tier 2)
  • Strategic Procurement Officer at an international engineering group
  • Director of Fuel / Vehicle Service
  • Independent Consultant & Interim Manager (2013 – to date)

Focus Areas

  • Industry Focus on Automotive, mechanical engineering and manufacturing industry
  • Organizational structuring
  • Process design
  • Strategy development
  • Category Management
  • Supplier management
  • Change management
  • Leadership and Coaching
  • Contract management
  • Global sourcing
  • Risk management
  • Cost-Saving methodologies
    • Design to cost
    • Use of materials
    • Outsourcing

Reference Projects

  • Project management application for the EEG surcharge exemption
  • Outsourcing of 2 production areas of an Tier 2 supplier
  • Management of global procurement of several business units of a large enterprise