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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PRESENTERS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Director of Safety & Auditing Services, BROWZ

Pat Cunningham has a Masters in Occupational Health & Safety Management and over 25 years of experience in the field of safety. In addition to his appointment to the VPPPA Education Committee, Pat is a Delegate to the National Safety Council. Prior to BROWZ, Pat worked for Xcel Energy as the Director of Corporate Safety.

During that time, he was tasked with forming a contractor safety and qualification department for Xcel Energy. With this new department, Pat and Xcel Energy gained significant insight into the metrics of supply chain compliance to company protocols, the need for in-house employee training, supplier training and internal compliance of company policy.

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.

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