Perspectives in Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Building Ventilators at Ford During COVID

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Date: October 12, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (RSVP for link)
Category: Lecture

Perspectives in Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Building Ventilators at Ford During the COVID Crisis

Featuring Dave Nowicki
Chief engineer, global final assembly engineer, vehicle operations manufacturing engineer
Ford Motor Company

Students, faculty, alumni and members of the Michigan Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (MAHRMM) are invited to this free lecture and discussion with Dave Nowicki.

About Dave Nowicki

Dave Nowicki is the manufacturing program director of battery electric vehicles for Ford Motor Company. He is responsible for leading manufacturing engineering and operations including implementation on future battery-electric vehicles for Ford. During the ventilator project, Nowicki was the chief manufacturing engineer leading the Model A-E ventilator project and the global chief engineer of industrial engineering.

Nowicki has previously worked in all aspects of vehicle operations manufacturing engineering across three continents (North America, South America and Europe) in his 32+ years with the company and has launched over 20 vehicles. He has served as chief engineer in final assembly engineering, chief engineer in industrial engineering, implementation manager in body construction engineering, director of manufacturing engineering for South America, manager of industrial engineering and ergonomics, quality manager of body construction engineering quality, manager of advanced engineering programs, manager of truck platform for manufacturing engineering and multiple supervisory roles in final assembly engineering.

In 2008, Nowicki received the Automotive Hall of Fame Young Leader and Excellence Award. He attended the University of Detroit, where he earned a bachelor's in electrical engineering, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned a master’s in management.

Contact

Kevin Ketels
586-260-0845
krk@wayne.edu

Cost

Free
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