One application has developed from a need expressed by the purchasing department:
The aim was to make it possible to draw up plausible production times at suppliers using a simple assessment matrix. In a manner similar to the EHPV process, the value added process has been separated from other process factors and basic figures have been developed with the standard data process component system.
Another task involves looking after the process component libraries. They are always coordinated with the representatives of the individual group brands in order to ensure that they can be used across the group. Cooperation on various working groups is also a factor here ” for example, the “Use of MTM within the Group working group.
Issues, which have a strategic and forward-looking character, are processed here. After agreement has been reached on expert committees, the issues are introduced to the IE management groups for each brand and decisions are then taken.