Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries.
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The mission of the Hatch Procurement practice is to minimize procurement costs, lead times and risks on every project. Procurement professionals achieve these goals through the design of procurement strategies and the application of robust execution processes. They rely on:

  • Best-in-class procurement systems
  • Centers of procurement disciplines (vendor monitoring and surveillance, purchasing, expediting, logistics, and construction contract management)
  • Sourcing categories (structural steel, electrical equipment, pumps, piping, etc.)
  • Sourcing countries
  • Project type

Hatch Procurement offers:

Sourcing strategy design
  • Optimization of key strategic decisions such as direct sourcing of materials vs. subcontracting, global vs. regional vs. local sourcing, negotiation strategies, etc. leading to minimized procurement costs, lead times and risks
Project cost estimating and planning optimization
  • Leverage of procurement price and lead time intelligence to maximize the accuracy of optimized estimates and schedules
Supplier prequalification
  • Practical process applied to validate supplier capabilities maturity and reliability covering technology, employee skills, financials, sustainable development policies / capabilities, etc.
Bidders list optimization
  • Leverage of supply market intelligence and Hatch closed-loop supplier performance management process to select most capable, reliable and competitive bidders
Tender management
  • Creation of bid packages, issuance of tenders, management of vendor clarifications, bid analysis and award recommendation. Process supported by a structured set of tools.
Supplier quality surveillance
  • Effective set of quality surveillance process and procedures applied by a worldwide network of quality practioners with expertise across all categories aimed at achieving systematic defect free delivery of equipment and materials
  • Stringent set of expediting procedures applied by a worldwide network of expeditors aimed at achieving systematic timely delivery of equipment and materials
Logistics Management
  • Management of all logistics activities
Site Materials Management
  • Management of on site and off site warehousing
Integrated Materials Management
  • Fully integrated materials management process linking engineering, all procurement disciplines and construction enabled by best-of-breed technology
Construction Contract Management
  • Construction contract formation and administration
See more about Procurement projects enabling our clients' facilities to be safer, more environmentally friendly, and more competitive in terms of minimum capital and operating costs per unit of throughput.

PMI 2008 Project of the
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UGS 375-KTPA Plant Expansion Project Video
UGS 375-KTPA Plant
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