June 2017 Newsletter

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Congratulations to Jonique Dennis, Craig Perrine, and Tim Wilson on passing their BSCM exam!

We’ve had quite a few people sign up for APICS membership this last month. Don’t be shy, we’d love to see you at some of our upcoming events, and we’d like to hear your ideas for future events too! We’ve got our Annual Meeting on June 21 at The Blarney, join us!

We have a final offering of BSCM, Basics of Supply Chain Management, starting June 15th. If you take and pass your exam before January 7, 2018, the current format BSCM is transferable as equivalent to the new CPIM structure Module 1 that we’ll be launching in October! We’ll be offering a new CPIM structure Module 2 in October so people taking this BSCM class can transition right into the next step for their certification. The deadline for registration is June 7th!

 

May 2017 Newsletter

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Congratulations to Jeremy Addair and Zach Lozar on their CPIM certifications, Nick Fasciana on his CSCP certification, and welcome to our newest members. Don’t be shy, we’d love to see you at some of our upcoming events, and we’d like to hear your ideas for future events too!

We have a final offering of BSCM, Basics of Supply Chain Management, coming up in June. If you take and pass your exam before January 7, 2018, the current format BSCM is transferable as equivalent to the new CPIM structure Module 1 that we’ll be launching in October! We’ll be offering a new CPIM structure Module 2 in October so people taking this BSCM class can transition right into the next step for their certification. BSCM flyers will be hitting your emails soon, keep an eye out for them!

April 2017 Newsletter

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Congratulations to our members reaching milestones this month, and welcome to our newest members. Don’t be shy, we’d love to see you at some of our upcoming events, and we’d like to hear your ideas for future events too!

We’ve got our final SMR class and a CSCP class starting towards the end of the month! Registration deadlines are next week, don’t miss your opportunity to join them! Calphalon has invited us to tour their Perrysburg facility, and we hope to see you there. The cost is free, but you still need to register, be on the look out for emails with details!

Enjoy your Easter weekend festivities!

April Plant Tour – Calphalon

Every month APICS Toledo Chapter hosts a Supply Chain Event for members, guests and students. Events consist of Professional Development Meetings (PDM), Plant Tours, Social and Board Meetings. This is a great way to enhance your supply chain knowledge and earn certification maintenance points.

You’ve seen their cookware for sale at local stores, did you know it was made in your own backyard? Come join us for a tour of Calphalon’s Perrysburg facility!

Event Details
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: Registration & Networking at 5:30PM, tour begins at 6PM
Location: 3rd & D Street, Perrysburg, OH 43551
Cost: FREE
Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, September 20th

Send your reservation request to programs@apicstoledo.org

2017 CPIM SMR Class Overview Registration

2017 CPIM SMR Class Overview Registration

March 2017 Newsletter

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Congratulations to our members reaching milestones this month, and welcome to our newest members. Don’t be shy, we’d love to see you at some of our upcoming events, and we’d like to hear your ideas for future events too!

We have a PDM with Carol Ptak on March 8th at Mancy’s Italian, and there is still time to sign up for the 2 day workshop with her on March 8-9 on Demand Driven MRP that culminates in becoming a Certified Demand Driven Planner! To find out more information, click HERE. Remember, you’ll receive a $100 discount by using the code APICS when you check out.

INTERNSHIP: NORPLAS INDUSTRIES INC – SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST

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Norplas Industries Inc., a division of Magna Corporation, is growing their Supply Chain Management Purchasing team. Why should you apply? At the heart of our operating structure is an entrepreneurial culture which builds ownership and inspires pride in our people. Norplas is an environment of family values, continuous improvement and personal and professional growth. Our employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to attract, develop and retain the best talent by providing a challenging and rewarding environment in which to advance your career.

 

This position is responsible for developing, tracking and analyzing supply chain KPIs/metrics, as well as assisting the Buying team with process improvement and support. The position will perform supply chain analysis and prepare intuitive reports for both Corporate and Division internal customers.
The Details
(other duties as assigned)

  • Structure and perform analyses and provide recommendations to support supply chain improvements and decision making.
  • Identify and support implementation of supply chain improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain KPIs to measure performance against established benchmarks.
  • Periodically participate in team based brainstorming and decision making meetings.
  • Learn and actively participate with a tight group of professionals.
  • Be enthusiastic!

Interaction Opportunities

  • Interact with the other supply chain functions and business functions like sales, finance, manufacturing, quality, etc. to facilitate organizational continuous improvement.
  • Develop strong working relationships with members of the supply chain team and various cross-functional groups.

Preferences

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s/Master’s degree (Supply Chain Majors Only).
  • Previous internship or work experience and proven technical proficiency with supply management processes, systems and analytic tools preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Can learn new proficiencies from YouTube as needed

Key Customers
This position reports to the Purchasing Manager but will be working with the entire team.  Will both support and lead projects.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Less than 10% travel – domestic/regional.  Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

 

To apply or for questions, contact Danielle.Long@Magna.com

2017 CPIM BSCM Class Overview Registration

2017 CPIM BSCM Class Overview Registration

February 2017 Newsletter

February 2017 Newsletter

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Congratulations to Chad Farschman, Jaime Gonzolez Salum, Rajeev Pandeya, and Chris Your for completing your CPIM certifications!

We have a 2 day seminar with Carol Ptak in March on Demand Driven MRP that culminates in becoming a Certified Demand Driven Planner! To find out more information, click HERE. Remember, you’ll receive a $100 discount by using the code APICS when you check out.

Finally, we welcome any suggestions you may have for meeting topics or tours that would be of interest to you! Feel free to email any of the Board members with your ideas!

2017 Education Calendar

We’ve updated our 2017 Education calendar!  Be sure to check it out HERE.