Programme

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  • 7th Oct 2015

    08:30 - 09:00
    Registration
    09:00 - 09:05
    Welcome
    • Nick Hussey, Managing Director, The Manufacturer

    09:05 - 09:20
    People – Partnership – Progress
      09:20 - 10:05
      Diversification of Supply Chains
      • John Eldridge CEng FIMechE, Principal Engineer (Nuclear), Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders Limited

      10:05 - 10:50
      Project panel Q&A: Opportunities to supply into a national project
        10.50 - 11.30
        Networking break
        11:30 - 12:00
        Collaborate to compete
          12:00 - 12:30
          Growth and Opportunities in the Aerospace Supply Chain – Overcoming the Barriers to Entry
          • Dr David Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Aerospace Alliance

            David started his engineering apprenticeship with AIRBUS at the Broughton Site in 1986. He gained his first degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1992 from Loughborough University and later worked in the Rolls Royce Technology Centre where he completed a Ph.D in Aerodynamics.

            David joined ALSTOM in 1995 designing land based gas turbines and aero-engines. He became Head of Technology in 2000 and led ALSTOM’s European Research &Technology Programmes.

            David joined the North West Aerospace Alliance in 2005 where he has led £20 Million of supply chain development programmes before being appointed as Chief Executive in 2014.

          12:30 - 13:00
          Keynote: retail industry
          13:00 - 14:00
          Lunch
          14:00 - 14.30
          Workshop: Smart supply chain using IoT
            One-to-one meeting sessions
            14.00 – 14.15
            One-to-one meeting
            14.15 – 14.30
            One-to-one meeting
            14:30 - 15:00
            Breaking into the OEM Market
              One-to-one meeting sessions
              14:30 – 14:45
              One-to-one meeting
              14:45 – 15:00
              One-to-one meeting
              15:00 - 15:40
              Supply chain and recruitment
              • Alan Duncan, Supply Chain Director, Medtrade

                As Director of Supply Chain for Medtrade, Alan is accountable for the timely and cost effective supply of medical devices to customers in the professional healthcare, consumer and trauma sectors.  His remit spans procurement, manufacturing, planning, warehousing and distribution.

                 

                With a supply chain career spanning over 25 years and several industry sectors, Alan has been responsible for managing global end-to-end supply chain planning disciplines. Prior to taking up the role at Medtrade, Alan was the Director of Product Supply at Travis Perkins where he was responsible for both the day to day availability of over 100,000 products to 1,900 branches and the transformation and development of the logical supply chain.  Alan has also held high-profile positions in Motorola, Josiah Wedgwood & Sons and Wincanton and has had the pleasure of working with leading UK and International businesses including:   Akzo Nobel, Brakes, British Sugar, B&Q, BP, Cadbury, Land Rover, Ministry of Defence, Müller, Sony and Vion Food Group.

                 

                Alan is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow with a 1st class honours degree in Production Engineering & Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology from Napier University.  He has presented at supply chain conferences in UK, mainland Europe and USA and has published papers on various supply chain management topics.

              • Jennifer Donoghue, Director, JPS Supply Chain

                I started in supply chain recruitment in 2002.  I had never heard of supply chain before but once this new world was opened to me I was hooked!  I was lucky enough to work for the market leading recruiter at the time – Supply Chain Personnel – and they gave me fantastic training, allowing my career to really take off.  In my 5 years there, I was promoted 4 times before deciding to go and put all the theoretical knowledge I had acquired into a real supply chain job!  I worked for an SME putting in processes, negotiating contracts, creating inventory systems etc.  It was a baptism of fire but I really enjoyed it!

                3 years on I started to miss the pace of recruitment and returned to it, only to find that the employers I worked for had a very different idea of what good recruitment looks like.  I therefore set up JPS Supply Chain in 2012 with 2 objectives – (1) to be a true supply chain recruiter, understanding the roles I recruit for and investing time in people, not process, and (2) to stop recruitment being a dirty word.  I want to get everyone involved in the recruitment process to think about their part in it, and to change it from a transactional to strategic function.  A challenge indeed but 3 years on I feel we are really getting somewhere and I have even more passion and belief in my vocation than ever before.

              15:40 - 16:00
              Networking break
              16:00 - 16:30
              Problem solving clinic
              One to one meetings
              16:00 – 16:15
              One-to-one meeting
              16:15 – 16:30
              One-to-one meeting
              16:30 - 17:00
              Workshop: Breaking down cultural barriers between SMEs and OEMs
              • Mark Davies, Managing Partner, Segment Puise

                Mark is the Managing Director of Segment Pulse Limited. He specializes in helping organisations to create, sell and deliver innovative customer value propositions.

                Specific areas of focus include customer / sales strategy, key account management, consultative / value based selling, value proposition development; solution based business, and sales management development.

                He is a Visiting Fellow with Cranfield School of Management, where he Co-Directs the KAM Best Practice Club. He has researched and written KAM Club articles on KAM strategy development, value based KAM planning, value proposition development and measuring / benchmarking value delivery using KPIs.

                Mark is also a Visiting Fellow with Aston Business School – where he advises on the commercial frameworks (i.e. developing and delivering strong value propositions) required within the Servitization community.

                Mark has an MBA and an MSC (Advanced Manufacturing Systems.) He is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Marketer and a Fellow of the Institute of Marketing.

              One-to-one meeting sessions
              16:00 – 16:15
              One-to-one meeting
              16:15 – 16:30
              One-to-one meeting
              17:00 - 17:35
              Afternoon Keynote: Three key steps to closing the productivity gap
              • Bernard Molloy, Global Industrial Logistics Director Unipart Logistics, Chairman, SUPERPORT Liverpool

                Over 40 years experience managing and strategically advising companies in the warehousing, logistics and materials handling industries, he is currently Global Industrial Director for Unipart Aftermarket Logistics.

                A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Strategic Advisor to Leading Blue Chip Companies in Supply Chain and Logistics, he isknown Internationally in the Supply Chain Business and has been responsible for numerous developments of National Distribution Centres and resolving Supply chain issues.

              17:35 - 17:40
              Chairman's closing remarks
              17:40 - 19:00
              Networking and post event reception
            • 8th Oct 2015

              08:30 - 09:00
              Registration and welcome
              09:00 - 09:30
              Morning keynote
              • Ian Machan, Director, Machan Consulting

                Ian practices consultancy in the fields of manufacturing and supply chain excellence.

                 

                His interest is in extending manufacturing business models beyond the factory walls, enhancing lean and embedding the servitization approach. He has built a consulting business that spans medical device, pharmaceutical, nuclear components and more traditional engineering sectors.

                 

                In his early career as a mechanical engineer Ian was responsible for engineering and production at factories for APV, HJ Heinz and 3M Healthcare. Since 2000, his consulting career has covered multiple countries, working with clients to improve their competitiveness and implement projects. This has included interim operational roles at Board level for SMEs.

              09:30 - 10:00
              Manufacturing keynote
                10:00 - 10:30
                NHS Q&A: introduction to NHS procurement
                • Amy Noble, Procurement Manager, NHS

                  Amy has worked in senior procurement roles in the NHS since 2011, first joining The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust before a recent move as Procurement Manager at Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.   Prior to joining the NHS Amy worked in the retail sector for 8 years, with a career spanning a variety of roles including procurement, marketing, sales and operations equipping her with broad business acumen. Amy has attained CIPS Level 5 and is eagerly awaiting final results to achieve MCIPS!

                   

                  Since joining the NHS Amy has gained experience in both planned and bespoke project delivery, across a multi-faceted portfolio including Estates, Facilities, Medical, IT and Capital work streams.  A tenacious, driven procurement professional that thrives in a challenging and dynamic environment. Responsible for the consistent delivery of varied work projects to deliver cash releasing/ cost avoidance savings, to meet organisational objectives through innovative, and collaborative working practices.

                10:30 - 11:00
                Networking break
                11:00 - 11:30
                Growth opportunities within the Rail Industry – engaging with SMEs
                  One-to-one meeting sessions
                  11:00 – 11:15
                  One-to-one meeting
                  11:15 – 11:30
                  One-to-one meeting
                  11:30 - 12:00
                  Next steps: building on your contacts
                    One-to-one meeting session
                    11.30 – 11.45
                    One-to-one meeting session
                    11.45 – 12.00
                    One-to-one meeting session
                    12:00 - 12:30
                    OEM Q&A panel
                      12:30 - 13:30
                      Lunch
                      13:30 - 14:00
                      How to Source and Win more Tenders
                        One-to-one meeting sessions
                        13:30 – 13:45
                        One-to-one meeting
                        13:45 – 14:00
                        One-to-one meeting
                        14:00 - 14:30
                        Problem solving clinic
                        One-to-one meeting sessions
                        14:00 – 14:15
                        One-to-one meeting
                        14:15 – 14:30
                        One-to-one meeting
                        14.30 - 14.45
                        One-to-one meeting session
                        14.45 - 15.00
                        One-to-one meeting session
                        15:00 - 15:05
                        Closing remarks