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PDM - "A Case Study on Bench- Marking"

May 01, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Radisson Hotel Piscataway-Somerset
21 Kingsbridge Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
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PDM - "Benchmarking… When, Where, How & Why"

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019    

Central Jersey APICS Presents:

Benchmarking… When, Where, How & Why

Robert Russo, CPIM Director of Supply Chain Projects
The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, MTF

Benchmarking is the continuous method of measuring and comparing a company’s business process against those of another company.  Learn how to benchmark from an actual case study and discover performance gaps between one’s own process and those of other industry leaders.  Also, see how to incorporate best practices from industry leaders into the strategy to fill gaps and improve performance.

 Who Should Attend:

  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Supply Chain Students
  • Benchmarking Team members

 

What You Will Learn:

  • Definition of Benchmarking
  • Why should we Benchmark
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Benchmarking

 

Key Take-Aways:

  • Understanding of the Benchmarking Process
  • Different types of Benchmarking
  • Benchmarking features & concept

 

Radisson Hotel   21 Kingsbridge Road   Piscataway   732-980-0401

    

5:00 – 5:45 pm   Career Corner with Gary Pezzuti:  Both Sides of Interviewing Discussion
5:30 – 6:15 pm   Registration & Networking – Complimentary Wine & Beer
6:15 – 6:30 pm   President’s Welcome – APICS Chapter Business
6:30 – 7:15 pm   Dinner & Discussion – Plated Dinner
7:15 – 8:15 pm   Presentation & Discussion

Reservations: $40       Students: $25        Register: www.APICS-CJer.org

Robert has been working for MTF for over 13 years and has been in tissue banking and medical devices since 1993.  He is APICS CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management). He serves on the CJER Board of Directors as the Treasurer. He has presented Lean and Value Stream Mapping seminars annually for Central Jersey APICS. Robert is a certified Scrum master, a graduate of Rutgers University and has been in manufacturing most of his career with extensive experience in inventory control, production planning, purchasing, shipping, receiving, warehousing and distribution.

Over the past 15 years Robert’s focus has been in Lean Manufacturing, Lean Office and Continuous Improvement. Since joining MTF in 2006, he has been involved in many internal and external Lean projects, QA Blitz’s and Kaizen events. He has extensive Continuous Improvement training including Carpedia College and Trindent. Robert is currently working with Traction on Demand (ToD) on a Salesforce implementation that includes the MTF Sales force, their Contract Department and Customer Services in Phase 1.

“The Career Corner”   Prior to each Professional Development Meeting Gary Pezzuti, with 46 years in the placement field, will facilitate a 45-minute interactive mini-workshop from 5:00 til 5:45 PM on various career enhancing topics. Sessions may include: Resumes, Interviewing; The $$$ Thing; Following Up; Negotiations; The Employers’ Perspective; Effective Research; When to Look… and whatever else you choose to discuss.

Tickets

$40.00 Central Jersey Member Ticket

$40.00 Member of another chapter

$25.00 Full-Time Students

$40.00 Non-Member Ticket

 


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