Procurecon Indirect West 2017

September 18-September 20, 2017

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ


Jason Lynch

Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
Toyota North America
Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing for Toyota Motor North America, U.S.A., Inc. In this role, he is responsible for sourcing strategy development and execution for Advertising & Marketing, Marketing Dealer Services, Information Technology and Professional & Team Member Services. This strategy guides the procurement of goods and services at all corporate and manufacturing operations in North America, across the Toyota and Lexus brands. Jason has spent his entire 20 year career in the automotive industry with Toyota. He started his automotive career in 1997, at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, where he held buyer and management roles in Manufacturing Indirect Purchasing. He then moved to Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing Americas, the North American manufacturing headquarters of Toyota in 2011, where he managed the Exterior and Functional Direct Purchasing group. He now leads the Strategic Sourcing group for TMNA in Plano, TX. Mr. Lynch resides in Celina, Texas, with his wife and two children. He received his Bachelors degree in Accounting, from Eastern Kentucky University, in Richmond, KY.

Tuesday September 19, 2017: Revolutionizing Relationships: Innovation Among Us

16:00 PM All Grown Up: The Mature Procurement Organization

If you're in the middle of your procurement transformation process, but are getting stuck or hitting roadblocks, what can you do to move your maturity level to be in line with your competitors or companies of similar size? Attendees will break into these working group sessions, by up to two facilitators who are leading the way for their procurement organization at each maturity level. These facilitators will guide the group toward crafting an action plan of five ideas or takeaways that you can implement Those in this group will be well on their way towards procurement maturity, and have organizations fully formed that focus on the fundamentals learned in early maturity, but are also tackling the following next steps:

Those in this group are part of procurement organizations that have mastered the fundamentals, taken the next step and are working on the following:

Value Focus: Total Creation And Collaboration