The Procurement Division of NLMK Group implements best practices and modern digital procurement solutions in its activities, creates long-term partnerships to ensure that the choice of suppliers is as transparent and open as possible.
The quality of products and the stability of NLMK’s production processes directly depend on the timely and accurate provision of quality goods and services by suppliers and contractors.
Strong and mutually beneficial relationships with reliable suppliers and contractors are essential if the Group is to sustain its operations and fulfil its obligations.Become a partner
The Procurement Division’s priority is to provide NLMK Group with reliable and uninterrupted supplies of inventories and services, as well as professional construction and installation services. The procurement process in the company allows to ensure that high-quality goods are procured in a timely and accurate matter and that the procurement process is as transparent and competitive as possible.
The mandatory requirement for cooperation with NLMK Group is ethical and fair business behaviour. That is why all our partners must follow the Corporate Ethics Code of an NLMK’s supplier.
To maintain business sustainability and its continuous development NLMK Group has approved the Integrated Management System Policy. We expect from our contractors to comply strictly with all applicable legal requirements, including environmental protection and occupational health and safety regulations. This is necessary to ensure the safety of employees, contractors and residents of the region.
NLMK Group strives to build mutually beneficial partnerships with contractors based on open interaction and create conditions for the continuous development of our partners.
The company adheres to the following principles in the procurement field:
- Competitiveness, openness, objectivity when choosing a contractor;
- Minimizing risks of violations of contractor’s obligations (late or incomplete delivery, violation of quality requirements, etc.);
- Obtaining optimal and fair market prices and the best conditions for the purchase of inventory/services by NLMK Group enterprises for the most important procurement procedures and minimizing the risks of legal consequences for NLMK Group enterprises;
- Shaping and strengthening of NLMK Group’s image of a fair customer open for cooperation, protecting its corporate interests via collegial decision-making.
Purchasing in numbers
All competitive procedures of the company are absolutely transparent, most of them are carried out electronically using the SAP SRM system and SAP Ariba Network. The following tools are available to partners:
What we purchase
NLMK Group operates in various areas and purchases a wide range of goods and services. The company’s procurement department includes centralized and decentralized elements. This organizational structure allows for the most efficient procurement and interaction with suppliers. In order to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted flow of goods and materials to NLMK Group’s companies, the procurement team has developed over 50 category-based strategies for centralized categories.
Main purchasing categories
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