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2014 John Deere Supply Chain Forum

J. Scot Sharland

UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
UNI Commons
Register here

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the UNI Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

Excellence in Automotive Supply Chain 
J. Scot Sharland is the executive director of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). He joined the organization in September 2005 and is leading AIAGs collaborative industry initiatives to mitigate risk, manage uncertainty and reduce cost and complexity from the supply chain via global standards development and harmonized business practices.

Previously Sharland was managing director for Grote & Hartmann GmbH in Germany, a European electrical/electronics company (now part of Lear Corporation). Here he succeeded in establishing the start-up of its North American operations in both the United States and Mexico.

Prior to joining Grote & Hartmann, he was managing director of Framatome Connectors Internationals business start-up in North America where he gained substantial experience in global operations.

For four years, Sharland was vice president of marketing and sales for American Team, Inc., a custom molding business providing design, prototype, tooling, molding, decoration and assembly of plastic parts and components to automotive OEM and supplier customers. In this position, he negotiated a successful tooling joint venture with a preeminent Japanese supplier and collaborative manufacturing agreements with a number of international companies.

At the General Electric Company, Sharland spent 13 years serving in various marketing, sales and management positions of increasing responsibilities in the companys specialty materials business serving both OEM and supplier clients via various channel to markets.

Sharland is a graduate of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

Strong Supply Chain Relationships: Building and retaining
Panel includes:
Robert Nelson, procurement manager, Vermeer
Kraig Koehler, C.P.M., director of supply chain, Pella Corp.
Rochelle Atkins, manager, strategic planning and process development, John Deere
Todd Lenig, director of dedicated asset support, Ruan
Chase Christman, senior group leader, Outbound, Target
Curt Brustkern, vice president of supply chain management, BOSSARD
Representative from DART

Intermodal Networks of the United States
Dave Gazzetta, general director of International Intermodal Group, Union Pacific Railroad

Lunch Presentation: UNI Supply Chain Management Association Operation Stimulus Competition Team
Presentation by six student members of UNIs Supply Chain Management Association who will compete in the Denver Transportation Clubs annual Operation Stimulus Case Competition in January.

Team members are Sean Davis (Management), Alex Jantsch (Management), Andrew Niedert (MIS), Chris Pollpeter (Management), Santiago Sanchez-Warner (Management) and Tim Wiemers (Management). 

Posted on 06-Nov-13


  





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2014 John Deere Supply Chain Forum

J. Scot Sharland

UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
UNI Commons
Register here

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the UNI Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

Excellence in Automotive Supply Chain 
J. Scot Sharland is the executive director of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). He joined the organization in September 2005 and is leading AIAGs collaborative industry initiatives to mitigate risk, manage uncertainty and reduce cost and complexity from the supply chain via global standards development and harmonized business practices.

Previously Sharland was managing director for Grote & Hartmann GmbH in Germany, a European electrical/electronics company (now part of Lear Corporation). Here he succeeded in establishing the start-up of its North American operations in both the United States and Mexico.

Prior to joining Grote & Hartmann, he was managing director of Framatome Connectors Internationals business start-up in North America where he gained substantial experience in global operations.

For four years, Sharland was vice president of marketing and sales for American Team, Inc., a custom molding business providing design, prototype, tooling, molding, decoration and assembly of plastic parts and components to automotive OEM and supplier customers. In this position, he negotiated a successful tooling joint venture with a preeminent Japanese supplier and collaborative manufacturing agreements with a number of international companies.

At the General Electric Company, Sharland spent 13 years serving in various marketing, sales and management positions of increasing responsibilities in the companys specialty materials business serving both OEM and supplier clients via various channel to markets.

Sharland is a graduate of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

Strong Supply Chain Relationships: Building and retaining
Panel includes:
Robert Nelson, procurement manager, Vermeer
Kraig Koehler, C.P.M., director of supply chain, Pella Corp.
Rochelle Atkins, manager, strategic planning and process development, John Deere
Todd Lenig, director of dedicated asset support, Ruan
Chase Christman, senior group leader, Outbound, Target
Curt Brustkern, vice president of supply chain management, BOSSARD
Representative from DART

Intermodal Networks of the United States
Dave Gazzetta, general director of International Intermodal Group, Union Pacific Railroad

Lunch Presentation: UNI Supply Chain Management Association Operation Stimulus Competition Team
Presentation by six student members of UNIs Supply Chain Management Association who will compete in the Denver Transportation Clubs annual Operation Stimulus Case Competition in January.

Team members are Sean Davis (Management), Alex Jantsch (Management), Andrew Niedert (MIS), Chris Pollpeter (Management), Santiago Sanchez-Warner (Management) and Tim Wiemers (Management). 

Posted on 06-Nov-13






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