An Approved Supplier is a supplier that has been authorized by the Indirect Procurement team to provide goods or services to LEKARONE. All Approved Suppliers must meet LEKARONE standard business requirements and the requirements within a valid (written) agreement between the Approved Supplier and LEKARONE.
Approved Supplier obligations
As an approved supplier, you and your company are responsible for understanding and upholding the standard business practices and policies and procedures of LEKARONE.
Approved Suppliers are expected to maintain the confidentiality of LEKARONE information. Approved Suppliers will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Standard purchasing procedures for LEKARONE require that a contract, statement of work or Approved Purchasing Program, be in place prior to the exchange of any goods or services.
A valid contract or SOW must be signed by an authorized LEKARONE employee
A signed agreement will govern the Approved Supplier relationship with LEKARONE
Purchasing and Paying for Indirect Goods and Services
Purchase Order - A purchase order is required unless:
• There is an Established Purchase Program
• The good or service can be purchased with purchasing card
Remit Address – Must be included in the following documents:
• Statements of Work
• Management System Qualification Certificate
• All product-related qualification certificates
• Test report of all materials and finished products
• Any other document submitted as part of the purchasing and invoice process
Payment Terms – The standard payment term for LEKARONE is net 30 days for all Approved Suppliers providing goods or services without a valid Master Service Agreement (MSA), Contractor Statement of Work (SOW) in place. Our payment system allows for one payment term per supplier.
Payment Methods – The preferred method of payment for LEKARONE is Business-to-business wire transfer. The following alternate methods of payment may be utilized depending on the business need. Alternate methods listed in order of preference.
Policy and Procedure
As a supplier selected to do business with LEKARONE you agree to comply with LEKARONE policies and procedures for LEKARONE as a whole and for your specific work location.
Each agreement outlines the expectations for how the relationship between the Approved Supplier and LEKARONE will be governed. A valid agreement or purchase order is important to mitigate risk for both the Approved Supplier and LEKARONE.