By: Eric Schneider
Problems, problems, problems, we all have them. And problem solving is a systematic process in which a methodical process is implemented to clearly identify a path forward when dealing with a problematic situation (where there is a gap between actual and expected or the situation is vague, or there is something that is unsatisfactory) and identifies them as an opportunity to improve.
Some problems, such as fixing a car, can be pretty easy to solve if you have the right knowledge. Others, such as figuring out what you want to study in college, can be very overwhelming because that answer is unique to you and takes time and experience to resolve—not to mention several other complications. Nonetheless, you can find solutions to simple and difficult problems alike by approaching them a particular way; Systematically. While taking a systematic approach to problem-solving isn’t the only way, it’s one way that is particularly effective in a business, such as Exact Medical Manufacturing, Inc., that stresses custom solutions.
One can determine the viability of a project, procedure or problem based on the experimental application of clearly defined and repeatable steps and an evaluation of the outcomes. The goals of a systematic approach is to identify the most efficient means to generate consistent, optimum results.
At Exact Medical Manufacturing, Inc., we instill a systematic approach in our projects every day from start to finish. Embracing new opportunities and taking careful, measurable steps the entire journey from product concept to finished goods shipping from our facility. It is very important to recognize “gaps” or notice where improvements can be made to ensure an exceptional design that meets customer expectations, requirements and optimum functionality in the market place.
We encourage and look forward to using our systematic approach on YOUR projects, here at EMM. We have an experienced team that can help get projects off the ground or revive old ones with a fresh perspective.
Biography of Eric Schneider
Eric Schneider is Manager of Quality and Regulatory Assurance and Team Leader of the Technical Sales support division, of Exact Medical Manufacturing, Inc., Eric brings 11 years of experience in the Medical device field, with a wide range of varied responsibilities, from sales, project management, and customer service to working very close with the FDA and TUV to make sure EMM is in compliance with their strict and ever-changing requirements.
Eric’s greatest strengths are his close attention to detail, untiring self – motivation, and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach. He excels at either working on his own projects, or collaborating with his team members to get the most positive results and outcome possible.
Prior to working for EMM, Eric was a Customer Care Manager and Project Manager for Level 3 Communications for 10 years, gaining valuable experience in many aspects of a technical environment that have transitioned nicely to EMM strict standards of excellence.
Eric holds an Associate’s Degree from Erie Community College in Business Administration, with honors, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with honors, from Buffalo State College.