Purchasing

In our responsibility towards our customers quality is always at the forefront. Procurement ensures that the services to be provided by suppliers meet the required specifications regarding quality, price and deadline. The contribution of our partners is therefore crucial for our competitiveness and the sustainable success of our company.

Supplier management

DGS Druckguss Systeme AG is the leading manufacturer of automotive structural components and invests a substantial amount of the group's annual expenditures for the purchase of materials and services. Our suppliers and the supply chain are thereby representing an important pillar for the company's success. DGS doesn't just favor attractive purchasing conditions as the basis for successful procurement. Strategic supplier management, leveraging group-wide synergies of requirements along with the development and implementation of partnership models are, in addition to optimizing procurement processes and innovative procurement solutions, building the core of our activities.

With profound expertise and experience DGS provides process and technology management with information on precise creation for relevant offerings and purchase of operating materials and complex subcontracting services. The aim is to make the right choice in terms of risk, quality, time, cost and compliance aspects. We seek innovative, national and international suppliers to achieve this goal and thus continuously optimize our supplier portfolio. In addition, we maintain an intensive exchange with our existing suppliers in order to constantly improve the cooperation level. The supplier development program strives to improve the quality of approved DGS suppliers but also to enable the chances for new suppliers. DGS is a cooperative partner with clear, comprehensible decisions and development opportunities for any supplier. This is emphasized in a personal and open dialogue.

The integration of our strategic suppliers into the corporate structures and development process is an important component of DGS in order to leverage industrial synergies, ensure coherent quality in line with legal standards and environmental requirements throughout the entire supply chain. Reliability, integrity and sustainability are important aspects in dealing with our suppliers. We strive to maintain long-term partnerships with our suppliers with respect and openness. It is important to us that our suppliers provide impeccable quality and adhere to laws, social standards and environmental requirements.

Application as supplier

Are you interested in a long-term and partnership-based cooperation?
Would you like to master future challenges with mutual benefits involving all process steps?
Find out about the possibilities for a successful collaboration with DGS Druckguss Systeme AG.

Suppliers are an important key to our success - their deliveries and services are crucial to our competitiveness and sustainable success of our company. We choose our suppliers selectvely and establish long-term partnerships with them.Kurt Näf
Head of Purchasing
DGS Druckguss Systeme AG

We expect from our partners

  • High quality standards
  • Competitive conditions
  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Efficient organization and communication
  • Best service and continuity
  • Openness to share knowledge, and willingness for innovation
  • Compliance with laws, especially in the fields of corruption, labor protection, environment and energy
  • Adherence with the principles of social responsibility (sustainability)
  • Certified quality management according to ISO 9001:2015 with further development towards IATF 16949:2016


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