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 Expert  716351

Expert in Quality Management

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Summary of Expertise:

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QUALITY MANAGEMENT; CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. Expert has extensive background and hands-on experience in the management and implementation of quality improvement, as well as TQM (total quality management) and continuous improvement. Her experience includes implementation, planning, analysis, training, and measurement in the following areas: failure modes and effects analysis, quality improvement, continuous quality improvement, supplier quality improvement, quality engineering using statistical methods, root cause analysis, quality function deployment, quality assurance, and fault tree analysis. She is also working with the ISO 9000 and QS 9000 quality system standards.

CAPABILITY STUDY; MACHINE CAPABILITY STUDY; PROCESS CAPABILITY. A significant amount of Expert's time has been spent both teaching and implementing capability studies in a wide variety of industries. Her studies include evaluating new and old equipment, machines, processes, and products in the automotive, metal processing, plastics, food and beverage, and packaging industries.

CORRECTIVE ACTION. A major portion of her time has been spent assisting clients in developing permanent effective corrective actions and implementing them within an established quality system, for example ISO 9000 or QS 9000. Emphasis is placed on identifying and verifying the true root cause.

FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA). Expert actively works with client teams instructing them in the use and development of process and design FMEA's. She frequently facilitates teams in improving existing FMEA studies. FMEA's are required under QS 9000 in the automotive industry.

NON-WOVENS. As a Quality Engineer, Expert was involved in the development, production, and testing of polyester and fiberglass nonwovens.

CHEMICAL PROCESS CONTROL. Expert has experience in the analysis of process control data and in the use of appropriate sampling methods.

STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL (SPC). Expert instructs and assesses the effectiveness of ongoing SPC programs, determines rational subgroups, and selects charts and alternate sampling schemes to meet requirements. She has extensive experience in setting up an initial program and in the application of specialized short run control charts.

LIQUID PACKAGING; SOLID PACKAGING. Expert has production experience in the evaluation and monitoring of various types of multiple head filling equipment for both beverage and chemical products. She has also gained experience in the evaluation and monitoring of pouch packaging equipment for solids.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT - MANUFACTURING DESIGN REVIEW. Expert has experience using failure modes and effects analysis and quality function deployment to improve the development and design processes.

TRAINING PROCESS. Expert develops and facilitates customized programs around specific company needs. She instructs and trains a workshop emphazing the need for a design, comfortable environment, hands-on interactive learning activities, and facilitation.


capability study


continuous quality improvement


corrective action


failure modes and effects analysis


machine capability study


process capability study


quality engineering


quality improvement


quality management


statistical process control


supplier quality improvement


total quality management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1984   BSc   Textiles   North Carolina State University  
1983   Dipl   Textile Engineering   Mohawk College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1989 to







1988 to





Quality Assurance Supervisor


1984 to 1988


Bay Mills Ltd.


Bayex Division


Quality Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Society for Quality Control.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Stoney Creek, Ontario: P & L Publications.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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