The Course Paper will cover a fictitious component part known as a Hydraulic Cylinder Assembly End Block on the path to being released. Purchasing as a BUY part to select, evaluate and decide on the source of supply for the company. The company requires you to have the part made to print and in inventory at our factory in 100 days at production volumes. A timeline of activities is necessary for you to be able to track progress against and ensure that the correct processes are followed by you and the Supplier. You will categorize this part, find possible sources of supply in Juarez, Mexico to evaluate the suppliers you find, submit the specifications, and take a bid. You will evaluate the bid, negotiate the price, establish quality standards, pilot, build the part, and submit samples to the internal quality group for confirmation.