Supply Chain is Boring Episode 19

I have put in a lot of hours on finding a job. It just didn’t fall in my lap. I applied to hundreds of jobs.”

-Laurie Melonja-Seall


How do you land a job in supply chain management without any supply chain experience? In today’s episode of Supply Chain is Boring, Chris sits down with non-traditional student and recent graduate Laurie Melonja-Seall, and listen as she outlines her approach.

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Laurie Melonja-Seall is a recent graduate of Georgia Gwinnett College, and is now a Supply Chain Production Planning Analyst for Niagara Bottling. Laurie is the former president and founding member of the Georgia Gwinnett College APICS Student Chapter and the current VP of the APICS Atlanta Chapter.

Chris Barnes is a supply chain guru, the APICS Coach, and Supply Chain Now Contributor. He holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering and Economics Minor, from Bradley University, an MBA in Industrial Psychology with Honors from the University of West Florida.  He holds CPIM-F, CLTD-F and CSCP-F designations from ASCM/APICS, one of the few in the world. Barnes is a professional education instructor for the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) and University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Center for Professional Education certificate courses. Barnes is a supply chain advocate, visionary, and frequent podcaster and blogger at Barnes has over 27 years of experience developing and managing multiple client, engineering consulting, strategic planning and operational improvement projects in supply chain management. Connect with Chris on LinkedIn and reach out to him via email at:

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