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Cost Knowledge Approach to Purchasing Tooling

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Purpose:

Provide the knowledge required to develop specific cost breakdowns and should-be models to estimate costs, pricing, and key manufacturing metrics for tooling.

Scope:

During the training you will learn the skills to successfully negotiate direct materials pricing with tool builders. This course provides training, examples and real-life cases based upon knowledge-based price negotiations with suppliers.

Audience:

Buyers, commodity managers, and purchasing managers

Objectives:

After attending this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the key elements that molding detailed cost breakdown formats need to incorporate to make understanding costs and building should-be models easy
  • Build should-be molding cost models based upon supplier detailed cost breakdowns and physical attributes of the production part to be made with the tooling.
  • Use physical part attributes of production part and the tooling to build models and to estimate cost, machine tonnage requirements, cycle time and scrap percentages
  • Systematically analyze supplier quotes against cost models to identify specific cost reduction opportunities
  • Develop strategic approaches for negotiations that will lead to better results and more productive relationships.
  • Successfully prepare for cost negotiations using should-be cost models.

Download a one page course summary HERE

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Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel
26555 Telegraph Rd
Southfield, MI 48033 United States