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ASQ July Monthly Meeting - Implementing ISO and Keeping the CEO Happy

ASQ Boston Workshops

Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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ASQ Boston Presents Implementing ISO and Keeping the CEO Happy. MASSMEP will follow and share the Value Proposition of a Sustained Continuous Improvement Program.

How do you keep the CEO (or other executive officer) happy while implementing ISO? How do you get them to care? What’s in it for them? Do you know the goal of your company? Does your CEO know the goal of your company? A lot of questions!!! Well if you want answers do not miss this month’s meeting. Imagine implementing ISO and keeping the CEO happy, keeping the staff happy and, most important, keeping YOU happy!!!

The second part of this presentation is on learning how you can get free money for training (you want to talk about keeping the CEO happy!). Don’t miss this month’s meeting; you are getting two for the price of one. Plus we have a great barbecue planed as well.


Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership ( Mass MEP) will then present: The Value Proposition of a Sustained Continuous Improvement Program and The Associated Grant Funding Opportunities Available to Implement These Programs. 

Mass MEP provides employers and their employees with the training necessary to introduce and sustain a cultural change of Continuous Improvement. Implementing a Continuous Improvement Program utilizing Lean techniques will facilitate the reduction of process lead time providing better customer service. It will open capacity opportunities for future growth and provide measurable improvements in asset utilization. The improvement in asset utilization will include shorter set up times, lower inventory levels and reduction in the Days Outstanding for Receivables. 

Training programs such as this require an investment of both human and financial capital. There are grant programs available to companies that will match the investment an employer is willing to make dollar for dollar up to $250,000. Mass MEP’s staff will work with you to develop the best training curriculum and will provide the guidance to apply for Work Force Training Grants available to pay for the training programs. 

About The Speakers

Phil Lamory is the Chair of the ASQ Boston Section and is Superintendent of Quality and Engineering RROPS at the MBTA (MassDOT). He has over 35 years experience in Quality Assurance with over 10 years experience in medical device and pharmaceuticals and 20 years in management. Mr. Lamory has extensive experience in medical devices and pharmaceuticals in the development of quality systems and supplier management. Mr. Lamory has also worked in the Aerospace, Telecommunications, DOD and on NASA programs such as the International Space Station (ISS) and the Space Shuttle. Mr. Lamory is proficient in 21 CFR part 820, 210, 211, ICH Q7, ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS 9100. He has experience in statistics, SPC, process control, and lean manufacturing. His technical background is in Electronics, Mechanics and Optical.

Joe Griffin is a Region Manager for The Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Mass MEP). Currently Joe is a Region Manager for The Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Mass MEP). He works with Mass Mep clients in the South East region of Massachusetts. These clients include manufacturing companies providing products for consumers, OEM and government customers. The focus of his relationship with these clients is the introduction and sustainment of Continuous Improvement Programs. 

Prior to joining Mass MEP Joe was CFO/ COO of Digilab a Life Science Research Tools Company. He has also held positions in Finance, Manufacturing and Customer Service for Honeywell and Bio-Rad Laboratories. These positions have included direct responsibility for the manufacturing, distribution and technical service of scientific devices such as Spectrometers, Robotic Sample Handlers, and Protein Analyzers.

His background in both Finance and Operations made him a key team member on many acquisition and new product integration teams. He has worked with emerging technology companies to develop and present to investors business plans supporting the acquisition of working capital required to support growth opportunities. 

His experience with multi-national companies also includes directly managing operations and customer service centers in The United States, Europe and Asia. These roles provided valued experience in direct customer relationships. Mr. Griffin resides in Massachusetts. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, his MBA from Suffolk University and completed Stanford University's Operations Management Executive Program.

 5:30pm Registration

6:00pm Networking and Dinner

7:00pm Programs

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When & Where

Embassy Suites Waltham
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451

Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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ASQ Boston Workshops

ASQ, the American Society for Quality, is a professional society dedicated to quality improvement and to bringing the benefits of quality to both industry and the community. The Boston Section of ASQ provides an avenue for you to get involved in quality improvement, and to help bring the benefits of quality to our local area.

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