FDAnews Announces — Managing Your Supplier Network — Avoid the Obstacles: Lessons from a Veteran Webinar, July 20, 2016

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Is managing suppliers comparable to maneuvering through an obstacle course? Join industry veteran David Parkin — Supplier Development Manager at Boston Scientific — on July 20 when he explains how to manage a supplier network and avoid obstacles that can make it or break it.

Managing Your Supplier Network — Avoid the Obstacles:
Lessons from a Veteran
July 20, 2016 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
http://www.fdanews.com/suppliernetwork

Suppliers: A fact of life for devicemakers.

Is managing suppliers comparable to maneuvering through an obstacle course?

Join industry veteran David Parkin — Supplier Development Manager at Boston Scientific — on July 20 when he explains how to manage a supplier network and avoid obstacles that can make it or break it.
Attendees will learn:

  • Best practices for prioritizing a supplier control approach that will work if the company is large or small
  • How to manage supplier controls over the long haul to create good business relationships and assure FDA compliance
  • What motivates a supplier to do business with manufacturers
  • How to bring a balance to the supplier network
  • The keys to maintaining an appropriately sized network

o    When to use a single source, sole source or multiple sources
o    The right number of suppliers for a company

  • How to generate the right supplier relationship

o    Creating the business extension with a supplier
o    Maintaining transparency among suppliers

Register today and learn best practices for prioritizing the supplier control approach.

Meet the Presenter:
David Parkin, Supplier Development Manager, Boston Scientific

He currently oversees the San Clemente, CA supplier development activities. Prior to this position, he was the principal supplier development engineer at Cameron Health, a start-up device company where he worked directly with suppliers to improve capability and stability during a time of volume ramp-up.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Auditors
  • Compliance officers
  • Engineering and design controls teams
  • Executive management
  • Managers
  • Manufacturing directors and supervisors
  • Pharmaceutical and cGMP auditors
  • QA/QC personnel
  • Risk management specialists
  • Strategic planning and business development staff
  • Validation specialists, scientists, engineers

Webinar Details:
Managing Your Supplier Network — Avoid the Obstacles:
Lessons from a Veteran
July 20, 2016 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
http://www.fdanews.com/suppliernetwork

Tuition:
$287 per site

Easy Ways to Register:
Online: http://www.fdanews.com/suppliernetwork        
By phone: 888-838-5578 or 703-538-7600

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