Strategic Supplier Relationships

Connect the Supply Chain


For Planners and Managers in the high tech and medical devices, conducting planning, ensuring proper product development, creating product sourcing plans and managing global suppliers are complex tasks. ENOVIA powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform supports the creation and implementation of standard processes to enhance collaboration with the supply chain, minimize sourcing risks, manage vendors and improve the planning process.

Key Benefits

  • Collaborative Sourcing implements a “design for supply” strategy with repeatable and standardized direct material sourcing processes that provide the latest design information to the supply chain and valuable supplier quotation input to engineering
  • Supplier Performance Monitoring enhances the supplier partnership by designing, implementing and tracking part qualification plans, supplier development plans, and scorecards


Sourcing Manager

Improve global sourcing performance through enhanced collaboration, process control, and risk management with internal and external partners

  • Manage and collaborate with vendors for materials and finished goods based upon supplier capabilities, qualifications, capacity, and performance
  • Work with merchandising teams in understanding forecasted volumes and production offices/vendors/suppliers
  • Manage capacity and allocation to create a plan to source products and manage the sourcing calendar
  • Work with product development teams and collaborate with suppliers in sampling, testing and costing products and materials

Vendor Manager

Enhances collaboration between a brand and their vendors and suppliers

  • Manage vendors for materials and finished goods by evaluating capabilities and qualifications, as well as capacity and performance
  • Work with product development teams in sampling, testing and costing materials and product
  • Manage different types of samples across the vendor base and request quotes from suppliers online

Bill of Materials

Maintain a single version of truth

Configuration and Change Management

Ensure business agility


Collaborate effectively

IP Classification and Protection

Secure intellectual Property

Product Planning and
Program Management

Deliver projects on-time and under budget

Quality and

Raise quality and ensure compliance

Strategic Customer Relationships

Exceed customer expectations

Strategic Supplier Relationships

Connect the supply chain