November 6th, 2012

The Supplier Did What?!


All too often we realize (a bit too late) that for some reason suppliers have an impact on our products and services. As it turns out, ensuring the consistent supply of “good” parts and services is key to any business. But what should we do? And how far do we go before our process becomes too draconian? In this discussion we will go over some of the main elements any purchasing/supplier controls process should have as well as discuss some of the many ways these elements can be implemented.

Wednesday, November 14th , 2012 at 5:30pm
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation
25155 Rye Canyon Loop Valencia, CA 91355 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Come and meet Michael Holcomb, Principal Supplier Quality Engineer with Boston Scientific Neuromodulation. Michael has 22 years of experience working in Quality for the nutritional supplement, drug/biotechnology, and medical device industries. He has worked in nearly every area in Quality, which includes 8 years in Supplier Quality. In that time he has seen just about every way a supplier quality system can be (and in some cases, shouldn’t be) implemented. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from California State University, Northridge. He is a Senior Member of ASQ and is an ASQ-certified MQ/OE.