Stephen has over 25 years of experience in quality, working for companies such as Robert Bosch Corporation, Collins & Aikman, and Charleston Marine Containers. He’s an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB). To learn more about Stephen, visit the SCMEP Team page.
There is a wealth of information about PDCA, SIPOC, and the 6Ms of manufacturing available on the internet. These are very common terms used in quality and continuous improvement efforts, so it is a good idea to get more familiar with how they are often used.
Some main ideas we discuss include:
- What is the benefit of implementing a quality system?
- Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance
- Pitfalls and Stumbling Blocks
- The Importance of Audits