Lean Practices For Procurement

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Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW24C0370

  • Defining the Lean Principles
  • Elimination of Waste
  • Eight elements of waste
  • What are the five areas of review
  • Focus Tools
  • Five S’s
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Overview of the Implementation Phases
  • Putting a plan together

Overview of the webinar

Business practices are changing.  You can’t do the same things done earlier. Different approaches to addressing business practices need a new direction & tools.

An understanding of the Lean Principles & how to apply them to Procurement is needed. Using these techniques will ensure results shall be achieved.

Who should attend?

  • Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
  • Purchasing Director
  • Purchasing Mgr.
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Buyer
  • Planner
  • Supply Chain Mgr.
  • Materials Mgr.

Why should you attend?

  • KNOW THE LEAN PRINCIPLES
  • FIND OUT THE PRACTICES USED TO REDUCE WASTE
  • UNDERSTAND THE FOUR AREAS ADDRESSED TO EMPLOY LEAN
  • EMPLOYING THE FOCUS TOOLS TO AID IN ACHIEVING INTENDED GOALS
  • LEARNING WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO TAKE ACHIEVE SUCCESS

Faculty - Mr.Michael Gozzo

Michael W. Gozzo is President and Founder of THE TOTAL BUSINESS CONSULTING GROUP, LLC., a firm specializing in counseling and education of all levels of management in the areas of Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing, Demand Flow Technology, Just-In-Time, Total Quality Control, Manufacturing Systems Implementation, Inventory Control, and Production/Operations Management. 

Recent involvement with Silicon Valley leader’s in Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing practices and ISO includes Cisco, Infineon, Sunrise Telecom, PerkinElmer, Philips Semi-conductor, and SanDisk.  Mike Gozzo went to Germany to train operational personnel at Lufthansa Air Cargo.  He has been associated with Lean practices: pull systems, quick change, 5-S, VMI, cell design, and others.

Mike has traveled and worked extensively in Canada, England, Hong Kong, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, Bahrain, U.A.E., Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Taiwan.

He has an Executive Program Masters Business Administration Degree from the University of New Haven, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Connecticut. 

He is certified as CPIM & CSCP by the Association of Operations Management (APICS)/Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM).  

Mr. Gozzo is the co-author of "Made In America - The Total Business Concept" and several other books and numerous published articles. He has developed over 50 courses that can be customized for the respective client.

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