Top 10 Reasons Supplier Qualification Fails

and 10 ways to ensure success

Why do supplier qualification programs fail?

There is increasing interest and sophistication in supply chain qualification, but there are several fundamental reasons why programs fail.

Join Gil for this webinar as he journeys through some of the pitfalls of and ways to succeed with supplier qualification. As the former Divisional Global Safety Manager for Caterpillar, he was charged with developing a global supplier qualification program. Gil knows firsthand the challenges of supplier qualification and setting up a program for success.

Please join us to hear about the common mistakes and learn more about successful qualification programs. This webinar will address issues from a national and global perspective and offer helpful tips for success.

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Gil Diekhoff

Gil Diekhoff

BROWZ Director of Professional Services | Former Divisional Safety Manager for Caterpillar

Gil Diekhoff, BROWZ Director of Professional Services, is an industry expert in the areas of supplier qualification, and health and safety. Before coming to BROWZ, Gil had 20 years of experience in health and safety at Caterpillar Inc.

In 2008 he led a multi-functional team that benchmarked 13 Fortune 500 companies and used this data to develop Caterpillar’s corporate level contractor safety management process.

Owen West

Owen West

Managing Director, APAC

Owen has been the Chief Procurement Officer for companies in both the mining and electricity utility industries. His senior procurement experience also includes work in government and service industries. He has managed several organisational improvement projects for procurement, IT, and asset management, implementing organisation process improvements and restructures.

Owen also has general management experience within both large and small organisations, and has international experience in Australia, Asia, UK, Ireland, Europe, and the US. He is now Managing Director of the BROWZ operations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.


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