Leveraging Predictive Technologies to Ensure Supply Chain Health – Case Study

  • Deployed artificial and business intelligence to detect events that may create product availability issues, demand and supply related
  • Implemented an automated management alarm and escalation system, emails and text messages, to accelerate response to supply-impacting events
  • Implemented demand-driven scheduling system to connect production mix with actual demand
  • Connected and integrated data across multiple platforms, e.g. PLCs, ERPs, QMS, LIMS, etc.

Jaime Velez
Operations & Quality Systems Improvement Experts (OQSIE)

For the last 15 years Jaime has supported more than one hundred consulting engagements with Life Science companies delivering significant productivity improvements in supply chain and quality systems. He started his consulting career at McKinsey & Company’s Operations practice, where he led major improvement initiatives with J&J, Wyeth, Abbott, and BMS among other and co-founded OQSIE in 2013, where he and co-founder Bill Schmidt lead a team of seventy consultants supporting small and large Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Device companies. Prior to that, Jaime ran operations in the electro-mechanical manufacturing industry, was VP of Global Operations at three mid-size companies before transitioning to consulting.

OQSIE is an execution-based firm supporting problem solving, improved management visibility and critical staff augmentation needs.

Problem Solving: Through ex-top tier consultants / senior industry experts, we support structuring and execution of key initiatives.

Technology: Improve productivity in manufacturing, warehouse / distribution centers, laboratories, and quality systems deploying real-time alerts when performance deviates, and a real-time management dashboard.

Critical Staff Augmentation: We provide highly experienced resources through a rigorous, multi-dimensional process for qualification process to identify ‘good’ consultants.

Flexibility: Utilize our consultants in whatever capacity works you…..we work with you to meet your needs on your schedule.