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by jimeberle
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Credit Check on Customers
Replies: 4
Views: 2057

Re: Credit Check on Customers

We ask for and check trade references. If they refuse to provide, we make them stay cash positive until they have established history with us.
by jimeberle
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Turnover
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: Turnover

We have a KPI of < 10% voluntary turnover for the prior 12 months. We review it at each ISO Mgt Rvw meeting. We have been able to maintain it, but we don't count temporary employees. We are having a terrible time with temps showing up and/or staying.
by jimeberle
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Purchasing Certifications/Training recs
Replies: 2
Views: 1590

Re: Purchasing Certifications/Training recs

I asked our Purchasing Manager and here is what she said, "There are quite a few courses online as well as through colleges. I took a few seminars through Fred Pryor but they did not offer certification. I started years ago through Penn State taking classes for my CPM. Not even sure they still offer...
by jimeberle
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Current Manufacturing Software
Replies: 8
Views: 2579

Re: Current Manufacturing Software

We're using Navision. It's an old software that we inherited from prior management. The current version is called Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Even though Navision's old and outdated, I have found it to be a very good manufacturing enterprise system. It was implemented very poorly so we don't get to use ...
by jimeberle
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Customer Service Title Vs What? Insight?
Replies: 3
Views: 1575

Re: Customer Service Title Vs What? Insight?

Sales Engineer maybe?
by jimeberle
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: RF85 to reduce friction in molds?
Replies: 2
Views: 2639

Re: RF85 to reduce friction in molds?

Thank you for the response.
by jimeberle
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Safety
Replies: 3
Views: 2218

Re: Safety

I don't exactly remember the solution, but there was a presentation at the 2018 Benchmarking Conference that addressed this. Maybe you can request that presentation from MAPP.

Good luck, Jim
by jimeberle
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Mattec Software
Replies: 2
Views: 1723

Re: Mattec Software

Bruce, thank you!

Jim
by jimeberle
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Manufacturing Scheduling Software
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

Re: Manufacturing Scheduling Software

Chuck,

Thank you! Yes, we are familiar with IQMS. I am looking at alternatives as well.

Appreciate the response, jim
by jimeberle
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Mattec Software
Replies: 2
Views: 1723

Mattec Software

Does anyone have experience with the subject software for data acquisition and production monitoring?

Thank you,
Jim Eberle
MXL Industries, Inc.