My background Is automotive engineering although my client base is mainly general engineering/fabrication & the construction industry including design/structural engineers & steel fabricators with particular emphasis on EN1090-1 & Construction Products Regulations.
I specialize in management systems but also give advice/leadership on sector specific requirements (JCB, Caterpillar, off road vehicles) Continuous Improvement Techniques (Im a 6 sigma green belt)
Higher National Diploma Mechanical Engineering (Material Science)
West Bromwich College of Technology (1975)
6 sigma Green Belt Caterpillar UK – Desford (2005)
As a management systems consultant I have:
Implemented & maintained Management Systems (ISO 9001/ISO 14001/ISO 45001; EN 1090-1 and various sector specific standards including Construction Products Regulations. CE marking with respect to LEV; PED & EMC.
Implementation and accreditation to IAF 16949 automotive quality standard.
Organised and facilitated a number of Continuous Improvement teams within my clients companies focusing on reduced customer rejects from 1000 ppm to less than 100 ppm
Organised and facilitated a number of quality focus meetings with major clients which greatly improved customer/supplier relations
Assisted with the introduction of sound and robust data collection and reporting practices allowing decisions to be made with confidence.
Setting up the new post of Quality/Environmental/OHS Manager within the glass recycling industry