May 17, 2018 Dinner Meeting
Supplier Audits – Tools to Increase Effectiveness
Presented by: Angelo
Scangas, Quality Support Group Inc.
This is also the past chairs
We invite all past RIASQ Chairs to this meeting.
In a world of
ever-increasing costs and pressures from customers, companies are
focusing on cost-control and streamlining efficiencies more than
ever. Supply chains are
continuing to expand, making it increasingly difficult and expensive
for companies to effectively manage their supplier base. In
addition, companies are being held to higher accountability for
quality of product and service. Those with a critical eye on quality
must be selective in the criteria and techniques used to select and
Over the years, the
industry has undergone tremendous change.
The changes in technology are obvious but in addition to
these, there have been significant changes in the supplier quality
management systems. Some were
driven by various quality programs, but others were necessary due to
other issues such as outsourcing, inventory control, more stringent
specifications and resource issues (engineering, alternate
suppliers). Many of these
factors have necessitated changes and created challenges for
companies in handling their supplier quality management programs.
How do you ensure
suppliers’ standards meet yours, and where do you start?
Join us as we discuss:
Supplier quality focus- how do you prioritize?
Supplier selection process.
Supplier monitoring and evaluation
Preparing an effective supplier audit plan.
What to look for when performing supplier audits?
Who should participate in the audit process?
What should happen once the audit is completed.
Angelo Scangas is President of Quality Support Group, Inc., an
international consulting and training organization. Angelo has
worked in the aerospace, medical, automotive and electronic
industries for close to 30 years, holding positions in operations,
quality, and engineering.
Angelo has a B.S. in chemical engineering, and M.S. in manufacturing
engineering, and an MBA.
Lefoyer Fountain Street Grille, 151 Fountain St. Pawt., RI 02860
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Registration and Networking
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Program
Fountain Street Grille: 150 Fountain St. Pawt. RI 02860
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