Managing Your Supplier Network — Avoid the Obstacles - Webinar CD/Transcript

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Managing Your Supplier Network — Avoid the Obstacles: Lessons from a Veteran

Does managing your supplier network have you pulling out your hair?  And worried about reliability? Compliance? Production continuity?

What can you do to effectively keep on top of things?

Join industry veteran David Parkin — Supplier Development Manager at Boston Scientific — as he explains how to manage your supplier network and avoid obstacles that can make it or break it.

You will learn:

  • Best practices for prioritizing your supplier control approach that will work for large or small companies
  • How to manage your supplier controls over the long haul to create good business relationships and assure FDA compliance
  • What motivates a supplier to do business with you

Order today and learn best practices for prioritizing your supplier control approach.

  • 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

David Parkin, Supplier Development Manager, Boston Scientific
David Parkin is a supplier development professional and seasoned veteran to the medical device industry. He has 27 years of experience contributing to a wide range of disciplines including product development, manufacturing, and, for the last 13 years, supplier development. David has cultivated a rich suite of engineering and project management tools needed to succeed in a global market. He has driven supplier improvement projects that have resulted in company savings of as much as $5 million annually. A champion of lean/6 sigma, David has an established Black Belt portfolio of accomplishments and is a go-to leader in the supplier continuous improvement arena. When not driving continuous improvement projects, David can be found kayak fishing in the Pacific Ocean.