November 8th - Orlando
Initiated in 2015, the Regional Series provides networking opportunities in strategic cities. Each meeting explores industry issues at the local level and features experts on those topics of interest. The 2017 Regional Series returns to the Orlando area on Wednesday, November 8th at the Omni ChampionsGate Resort, 1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, FL 33896.
Jamey Mann and Paul Grooms of Kimball Electronics, together, will speak about how the company leverages the strengths of their preferred global distribution partners to deliver fully functioning supply chain programs. They will lead a discussion on the importance of diversity of suppliers within the supply base and the key attributes that drive a successful engagement. Kimball Electronics is a leading contract manufacturer of durable goods electronics serving a variety of industries on a global scale: Automotive, Industrial, Medical and Public Safety.
Jamey Mann is Director of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. He has over 30 years of experience leading purchasing, supply chain, operations, and auditing teams within the Electronics Industry. In addition to Kimball, he has led teams for ITT, Diversified Products, SCI Systems, Sanmina-SCI, KBM Enterprises, and Elastic Networks. Jamey’s broad experience base within Purchasing and Supply Chain has allowed him to develop highly functional relationships with many key partner suppliers.
Paul Grooms is the Quality Manager at Kimball Electronics - Tampa and Sponsor, Kimball Electronics Global Supplier Quality Council. Paul joined Kimball Electronics just over five years ago as the Supplier Quality Manager in the Kimball Electronics - Jasper, IN facility and transferred to the Tampa location as the Quality Manager in November of 2014. He has over 35 years of electronics manufacturing experience, having worked in the Electronic Component, Telecommunication Systems, and Contract Manufacturing markets in various roles encompassing design, quality and operations. He is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.
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