At the core of a manufacturing leader’s responsibility is to ensure that clear and relevant expectations are set, ensure their team has the necessary skills to achieve expectations and to support and hold accountable to achieve said expectations.
A conversation with Seraph's Jay Butler who brings 25+ years of experience in Automotive and Manufacturing. Prior to Seraph Jay worked at Mercedes Benz US International, Brose Group and Nissan.
Using ProductionNet data accumulated over the year, we analyze the impact of COVID-19 on OEMs, Suppliers, and the challenges that remain.
Businesses considering a relocation or consolidation of their manufacturing footprint must have a detailed implementation plan for the team to successfully execute.
Meet the Team: Jeff Jaisle an Engagement Manager at Seraph with 25+ years experience in the Automotive and Manufacturing space as the previous COO of Brose North American Operations, and VP of Operations for both Benteler Automotive and JAC Products.
While Force Majeure can be claimed in many disruptions that occurred around COVID, there is a school of thought that says this should have been expected and therefore is not a Force Majeure eligible event.
Manufacturers are having difficulty staffing their plants as manufacturing ramps up from the COVID shutdowns. Staffing agencies and tiered automotive suppliers are increasingly reporting a sparse labor force.
As the US grapples with drug shortages amidst COVID-19, the federal government seeks to revitalize pharmaceutical manufacturing stateside.