Sometimes it takes a crisis to inspire change. For the supply chain team at Blue Diamond, Covid-19 was exactly what they needed to transform their CAPA process from a burden into a profit-saver.
Facing an unprecedented spike in home cooking, Blue Diamond’s leadership realized it needed a better way of running CAPA in their Supply Chain operations in order to make corrective and preventive action a reality. Too many problems were going unaddressed. Too many of the same problems were happening over and over again. And, too many emails floating around without conclusions leading to significant time spent in trying to figure out what went wrong. It became strikingly clear that existing processes lacked the structure and data in order to properly identify, aggregate, analyze, investigate, and address supply chain problems. Enter, Shawn Nielsen, Global Sales & Operations Manager, at Blue Diamond.
Shawn shares Blue Diamond’s CAPA journey and his tips for implementing Continuous Improvement within a fast-pace, complex organization, all while dealing with a pandemic.
In this on-demand webinar, you'll learn how to:
Shawn currently manages and leads the Global Supply Chain Planning Team for Sacramento production and Co-man/Co-pack suppliers. Prior to Blue Diamond, Shawn managed planning & production for Varian Scientific Research in Palo Alto, California. Shawn holds a BS in Operations & Supply Chain Management from San Jose State University.
“There’s managing complexity, and then there’s harnessing complexity. Elementum enables us to navigate supply chain interdependencies, anticipate opportunities, and unlock operational efficiencies.”
Chief Executive Officer, Dyson