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Lubos L.

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Industry: Consulting
  • Czechia, Praha, Hlavní mešto, Prague
  • Overview

    15 years of experience in Sourcing & Procurement and operations in various positions within industry (retail, electronics and automotive - Tier1 and OEM) and Management Consulting. Specialties: > Procurement Strategy - development & implementation > Sourcing Diagnostic > Global Strategic Sourcing for direct & indirect spend categories > Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) & associated Risk Management > Project Management > Team-work and consensus building

Highlights

Total Years of Experience :

17 Year(s) Old


Total Years of Experience as a freelancer :

8 Year(s) Old


Total Years of Experience in Procurement :

18 Year(s) Old


Languages you speak with Professional working proficiency level :

English

Countries you can cover :

Austria - Belgium - Switzerland - Czechia - Germany - United Kingdom - Slovakia

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
  • Advisory Services 8 year(s)
    • Process/Organisational redesign (Very high)
    • Human Resources Management (Very high)
    • Green Procurement (High)
    • Procurement Digitilisation (Very high)
    • Procurement Systems(eProcurement, ERPs, Data Warehouses,...) (Very high)
    • Training (Very high)
    • Strategic Sourcing (Very high)
Education
  • Master's2000-09-01 to 2005-06-01

    Finance & Management
    Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

Past Experiences
  • MALL Group | Retail

    2017-07-01 To

    Head of Procurement

    Set-up group procurement for an e-commerce company operating in 7 CEE countries with a total spend responsibility of 120 mEUR. As Head Of Procurement, my goal is to transform our function and enable: > Bottom-line improvement > Supplier-lead innovation > Top-line growth


  • NKT | Utilities

    2016-07-01 To 2017-07-01

    Senior Category Manager

    Senior Category Manager at NKT, directly reporting to Group CPO with an annual spend responsibility of about 50 mEUR. > Member of Procurement Management team > Categories covered include Packaging & Supporting Cable Materials (tapes / yarns / fillers / etc.) > Responsible for identification, planning and implementation of cost-down initiatives in the region > Alignment with business stakeholders (internal / external) regarding strategies, improvement road-maps, future needs, etc. > Managing various functional, structural & organizational projects > Supporting digitalization of NKT's Procurement function


  • KPMG | Consulting

    2014-01-01 To 2017-01-01

    External Lecturer

    > External lecturer for KPMG's Education Unit > Providing sourcing & procurement training for a global automotive supplier in Czech Republic as part of the procurement transformation & capability improvement programme


  • Self-employed | Consulting

    2013-09-01 To

    Procurement Consultant

    > Independent management consultant providing advisory services in the area of strategic sourcing & procurement, specializing in complex sourcing diagnostic, spend optimization & categorization, cost saving opportunity identification & implementation, etc. > My vision is to work in close collaboration with my clients, engaging in a mutually beneficial relationships benefiting both parties from the start to the end, carefully listening to the voice of the customer.


  • Xeeva, Inc. | Consulting

    2014-10-01 To 2016-07-01

    Strategic Sourcing Manager

    > Working on a global cost reduction & software implementation project for a Tier1 automotive supplier in the area of non-production purchasing in the region of Europe, Russia and Africa (65+ sites in 19 countries) > Addressing spend exceeding 500 mUSD in various categories (FM, MRO, Industrial Supplies, Telecom, Office Supplies, Professional Services, etc...) and identifying opportunities to reduce the costs and improve commercial conditions for the client.


  • Deloitte Czech Republic | Consulting

    2011-10-01 To 2013-08-01

    Senior Consultant

    Supply Chain strategy & Manufacturing consultant providing advisory services to clients based in Czech Republic in the areas of Sourcing & Procurement, Project and Change Management > Procurement process & organization review > Detailed spend analysis > Identification of improvement areas and definition of implementation plan to meet project goals > Sourcing engagement including supplier identification and selection for direct and indirect spend categories, achieving savings ranging from 10-40% > Stakeholder's expectation management and communication with C-level executives.


  • Toyota Motor Europe | Automotive

    2007-08-01 To 2011-10-01

    Buyer

    January ’09 - August '11 > Strategic commodity sourcing for new generation vehicles (strategy setting, cost analysis, supplier selection, etc.) and management of current models (continuous improvement, benchmarking, cost reduction activity) > Responsible for NVH (Noise, Vibration & Harshness) trim commodity > Managing commodity with an annual spend of approximately 60 mEur with leading global suppliers > Lead buyer responsible for creation & management of Value Engineering/Value Analysis process on pan-European level (process mapping, creation of procedure & standardization, development of respective KPIs for Senior Management, etc.) August ’07- December ’08 > Responsible for Raw material commodity (sealers, adhesives, stiffeners) > Managing commodities with an annual spend of approximately 25 mEur > Creation of cost reduction road-map (VE/VA, process improvement, benchmarking) for cost optimization of purchased materials and parts > Cross-divisional cost-driven activity to coordinate processes and best practices between various manufacturing plants (material & process standardization) > Member of EU-wide VE/VA process team.


  • Kongsberg Automotive | Automotive

    2005-04-01 To 2007-08-01

    Senior Buyer / Supervisor

    > Lead buyer reporting to Purchasing Manager, managing commodities with an annual spend of approximately 10 mEur > Member of 'Direct Purchasing’ project - responsible for deployment in Vrable site. Project goal was to move Purchasing responsibility to manufacturing location in Slovakia from satellite manufacturing plants in Germany and France => this included complex emerging markets sourcing activities, supplier base consolidation, re-negotiation of commercial conditions, etc. > Responsible for cost reduction activity - supplier auctions (Ariba), VE/VA activity > Process driven cost reduction activity based on thorough study of supplier's manufacturing process > Supplier consolidation & rationalisation in order to strengthen existing supply base.


  • Solid Semecs | Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

    2002-01-01 To 2005-04-01

    Buyer

    > Buyer responsible for fluent & uninterrupted supply of materials to fulfil needs of manufacturing plant > Responsible for assessment and selection of suppliers > Day-to-day follow-up of critical orders to secure uninterrupted supply of parts from suppliers > 2-month stay in company HQ (Uden, Netherlands) - training in strategic purchasing skills.

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