July 18, 2024 ASQLEX webinar Meeting, Strategies to Prevent Supplier Issues, presented by H. McCain

When:  Jul 18, 2024 from 11:50 AM to 01:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Lexington Section

ASQ 0911 July 2024 Section Meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2024 @12-1pm EST

If you plan to attend, please email reservation to Mark McDonald (Mmcdonald@hendrickson-intl.com) by noon Tuesday, July 16th.

For the July section meeting we have invited other ASQ sections in our East South Central Region. 

ASQ on demand webinar presentation:

Strategies to Prevent Supplier Issues (58 minutes)


Presenters – Heather McCain (Univ. of Kansas) and Andrew Skradski (Marlen) -See short Bios below

ASQ Host- Quality Management Division

Section hosts- Steve Ross and John Simson, ASQ Lexington, KY -

Presentation agenda-

This webinar discusses the importance of managing supplier risk by performing audits, assessments, supplier training, and monitoring. Strategies for performing these items as well as resources available with additional detail will be shared.

This webinar is for you if you are a:

• Quality manager

• Quality engineer

• Supplier quality professional

In this informative 60-minute webinar, you will learn: - approaches to audits and assessments of suppliers - strategies for training suppliers - techniques for monitoring suppliers

The Zoom virtual Meeting link for this recorded webcast meeting will be sent out to those who register with Mark McDonald. The zoom Link is


Note: A 0.5 RU* will be given for section meetings that you attend. However, you must use the email registration so that the Section has an attendance record. Please mute your computer microphone during the presentation. * ASQE and ASQ corporate agreed to allow us to use 0.5 RU for section meetings and events during 2024 transition period for all changes. 

Meeting Agenda:

11:50 -12:00 pm Log in and Section welcome, webinar and speaker intro

12:00 – 1:00 pm Presentation and then Q&A with members.

About Speakers-

Heather McCain is the CMC leader for Supply Chain and is currently a Professor of the Practice at the University of Kansas. She has more than 30 years of experience working with companies such as Garmin International, Hallmark Cards, and Honeywell to implement continuous improvement methodologies. She is a CQE and CMQ/OE.

Andrew Skradski is a Supplier Quality Engineer at Marlen. Marlen is an OEM manufacturer of food processing equipment in the Kansas City area. His ASQ certifications include: CQE, CQT, CQI, and CSSGB.



Online Instructions:
Url: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85197025196?pwd=uOphHbCyaM47O9Qg3GBuN2NXSvZUmM.1
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John Simson