10 Supply Chain Behaviours that are Key in Determining Good Outcomes in Manufacturing Operations
16:45 - 17:15
How demand hits Manufacturing Operations and how Operations is programmed to respond to that demand is critical in determining Manufacturing outcomes in terms of costs, effectiveness, service and contribution margin.
This session looks at what works and what doesn’t. Experiences are drawn from a variety of sectors
John Harhen is director and principal at Orbsen Consulting, since 2003. He specialises in Supply Chain and Operations, particularly exploiting rapid analytics to find value platforms for value stream improvement.
His clients are global leaders in many sectors including Premium Drink, Food, Pharmaceuticals (Generic, OTC and Originator), Medical Device, Industrial Biotech, Healthcare Distribution, and Private Equity. Johns work is primarily in continental Europe, but also in the US, UK, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Prior to starting his role as an independent consultant, John worked for 10 years at director level in the pharmaceutical sector, with SmithKline Beecham (now GSK), and later Wyeth (now Pfizer). He started his career in the High Technology sector with Digital Equipment Corporation.
John holds a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, and a master’s degree from U.C. Galway in Ireland. He has published a book and many papers on supply chain management.