ICIS purchasing advisory service
Meet the team
JAMES RAY – Senior Consultant
James has worked in the Plastics Industry for private equity firms in engineering, manufacturing, and sales. His recent focus has been in purchasing, where the bottom line is influenced the most, dealing with billions of dollars’ worth of products to drive millions of dollars in savings.
His focus was on improving profitability by:
– Reducing costs using market intelligence, cost modelling, benchmarking, Strategic planning, negotiations, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma.
– Improving competitive position from lowering cost, enabling increased sales growth.
– Establish purchasing contracts aligned with commercial contracts to reduce business risk from market volatility.