The Supply Chain Management Association met on Oct 30 and Brad Updegrove shared information about the activities planned in the coming weeks. The Supply Chain Career Panel is scheduled for Nov 9 wherein alumni from leading firms will share their industry experiences and guide the 1st year students on potential career options in the Supply Chain sector. A facility tour is being planned around early spring. This will be a great opportunity to witness the various elements of Supply Chain in action.
The election for the 1st Year Officer position was held during this meeting. Candidates had an opportunity to speak extempore for 2 minutes describing their background and what they planned to do in the position if elected. The 1st Year Officer is responsible to gather the ideas of the 1st year SCMA members and drive them toward implementation with the help of the steering committee of the association.
-Rohit Gurtu, MBA Class of 2009
Officer, MBA Supply Chain Management Association
Prior to Smeal, Rohit has worked for more than 15 years in the automotive industry. He has undertaken various roles in manufacturing, purchasing, and procurement with Maruti Suzuki, Honda Siel Cars, Delphi Automotive Systems, and Saud Bahwan Automotive, LLC.