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Lee Young, Director Supplier Quality, Thermo Fisher Scientific to Speak at KCís Event


New York, NY, March 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today Lee Young, Director Supplier Quality, Thermo Fisher Scientific will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Supplier Quality Management: Best Practices and Practical Insights LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for March 27, 2015 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)

For further details, please visit:
http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/supplier-quality-management-best-practices-and-practical-insights-in-2015-live-webcast/

About Lee Young

Lee is currently the director of supplier quality at Thermo Fisher Scientific. For 20 years Lee has worked in supplier quality for companies like L-3 Communication, Intel Corporation, CareFusion and Life Technologies. Lee received his bachelors in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona and completed coursework for his masters at Arizona State University, also in chemical engineering. Lee currently sits on the industry advisory board at the University of San Diego for the industrial engineering department.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics in the United States and internationally.

KC Event Synopsis

Supplier Quality Management (SQM) is becoming an important business practice as more companies are out-sourcing manufacturing, distribution, shipping, and sales across the globe. Aside from the implications of failure to comply with a myriad of regulations, failure of SQM can lead to litigation, added costs, and harmed reputation among other problems such as product adulteration and mis-branding. However, there is a trade-off between managing supplier quality and costs. As such, SQ managers need to be aware of the risks and benefits of the relationship with suppliers as a whole.

The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss Supplier Quality Management and provide Best Practices and Practical Insights.

Key topics include:

Supplier Quality Management – Overview
Supplier Selection, Evaluation, and Monitoring
Supplier Quality Agreements and Contracts
Cost of Poor Supplier Quality (COPQ)
Quality Management Systems
Cost Recovery and Supplier Audit
Closed Loop Corrective Actions
Suppliers Quality Metrics
Supply Chain Pressures

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org.
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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