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Irish Manufacturing Industry Readiness for Industry 4.0.

We are delighted to announce that we have invited Billy Schofield from the Royal College of Surgeons to present at this months webinar Friday the 5th October at 10.30 am. IMR carried out a survey in May to help us gain insights on Irish Manufacturing and Supply Chain industry positioning and the readiness regarding Industry 4.0.  The research was performed by Billy who has received a first class honour in his M.Sc. from the highly regarded Management of Operations program at Dublin City University. His research thesis was on the readiness of Irish manufacturing companies for Industry 4.0.

Billy Schofield is a senior process improvement advisor at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). He shares his successful and varied experiences of process improvement, six sigma and lean as both a practitioner and as a leader. Billy participated in the introduction of six sigma at Motorola Scotland and acted as a lean leader to help transform operations, leadership and thinking at Intel Ireland. He also has a wide range of practical experience in semiconductor operations, including yield enhancement, defect reduction, device and process engineering. Billy has 32 years engineering experience in high volume state of the art semiconductor manufacturing, managing teams of engineers, and scientists for 26 years.

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