Chris Johns

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Chris Johns is the Head of Information & Technology at SMS, an industry leading Manufacturing Service Provider (MSP) with a workforce of over 100 industry experts, three SMT lines, 7,000 sq. m of operational floor space, based in Nottingham, UK.

Mr. Johns has been in the test arena of the electronics manufacturing industry for more than 40 years. Through this time, he has witnessed a dramatic change in technology, bringing SMS up the learning curve to ensure that their capability roadmap is aligned to the speed of innovation.

With the primary responsibility to create an exceptional customer experience across the technology platforms that SMS offer, Mr. Johns assesses the market needs throughout the entire production lifecycle and beyond, to provide a completely transparent and traceable supply chain service.

In today’s complex business environment, SMS have intensified their efforts and increased their focus on innovation. Non-traditional EMS sectors, such as industrial and medical electronics, continue to be stronger industry growth drivers, aided by clean technology spending. Examining the production lifecycle to understand where else SMS adds-value and ‘stickiness’, has led to several strategic partnerships being formed, to ensure a complete end-to-end service, offering vertical integration capabilities.

With the convergence of technologies and the broadening of applications, Mr. Johns ensures that SMS serve the industry’s requirements, as well as identifying technology trends and inflections. Whether a start-up or an established household brand, if SMS customers’ have a design, engineering, manufacturing or supply chain problem, Mr. Johns is driving the technology requirements within SMS to provide a tailored solution.

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SMS Electronics & Product Services | Electronic Manufacturing Services
Registered Number: 4496144,
Registered Office: SMS House, Technology Drive, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 1AD,   VAT Number: GB 804541944

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