In a highly competitive contract manufacturing environment, and with Switzerland as a production location, all processes along the supply chain, ranging from the customer and right up to the supplier, must be seamlessly coordinated. In-house value added is derived from those core competencies that provide the competitive edge. Procurement focuses on the integration of value creation partners through strategic cooperation agreements.

Client  Profile

CEKAtec AG primarily serves OEM customers in the industry and food sectors. The integrated business concept of «one-stop shopping» ranges from the development of innovative products, engineering and contract manufacturing, right up to just-in-time delivery of ordered components. The core element is Kanban-oriented flow production that ensures the essential flexibility and efficiency expected by customers.

Task Solutions

  • Support the strategic corporate planning at Executive Board and Board of Directors level
  • Support the management buyout and unbundle the core processes, incl. sales planning and procurement
  • Complete repositioning of procurement: strategy, organisation, processes
  • Interim management of the procurement function with cross-functional collaboration
  • Support the build-up of sourcing competence in the Asia region
  • Lead task forces to secure materials procurement

Client Benefits

  • Clear strategic orientation towards market segments following MBO
  • Improved positioning in the market as premium contract manufacturers
  • Enhanced availability and lower risk levels through critical components
  • Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO)

Contacts related to this reference

Markus Götz

+41 44 786 33 11

Jürg Hodel

+41 44 786 33 11