Monthly Archives: April 2017

ASQ Chicago TI Summer 2017 Class Schedule Announcement

ASQ Chicago TI Summer 2017 Class Schedule Announcement

The TI did not receive sufficient registrations to begin classes on April 29.

Please Note The New TI Target Start Dates Below.

How to register:  To register for a class, please submit a completed registration form to the TI.  A check or credit card for payment is required to be registered.  Download the Registration Form… 

  • Target Start Dates: The start dates given in the schedule are TARGET dates.  Classes will start on the target date provided there are sufficient registrations to run the class.  Typically, 6-8 registrations are required to run a class.
  • Registration Posting: received registrations for each class will be posted on the ASQ TI Webpage so that students can monitor and anticipate if class will or will not start on the target date.
  • Insufficient Registration for Target Start Date: Insufficient registration approximately one week prior to the target start date will postpone start until the next target date.
  • Payment Processing: Payments will be processed one week prior to start of class.  Payment information is required for registration.
  • Location of Class Sites: Locations will be announced when running classes are determined.

Certification Exam Review Classes

Number CQA, CQE, CQIA, CSSGB Exam Review Class ASQ Test Window

August 4-20, 2017

TI Target Start Date TI Class End Date
4013 Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)Exam Review Saturday, May 27, 2017

Register by May 20, 2017

 

July 29, 2017
4015 Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Exam Review
4025 Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Exam Review:
4035 Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Exam Review

 

Number CQT, CQI, CRE, CMQ/OE, SSBB, SSYB Exam Review Class Test Window

September 1 – 17, 2017

TI Target Start Date TI Class End Date
4026 Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam Review (SSYB) Saturday, June 24, 2017

Register by June 17, 2017

 

August 26, 2017

 

4037 Six Sigma Black Belt Exam Review (SSBB)
4041 Quality Inspector Exam Review (CQI)
4042 CQM/OE Exam Review
4044 CQT Exam Review
4713 CRE Exam Review

Non-Exam Review Classes

Number Class TI Class Target Start Date TI Class End Date
4002 Basic Statistics/SPC Saturday, May 27, 2017

Register by May 20, 2017

July 29, 2017
4009 Blueprint Reading and GDT
4014 Quality Cost Management
4032 Design of Experiments
4040 ISO 9000 2015 Revisions
4038 Six Sigma I:  Black Belt Theory Saturday, September 9, 2017 Saturday November 18, 2017

QA Manager, National Cycle, Maywood, IL

QA Manager (Chicago) needed to lead an exciting career with National Cycle – a global, industry leading, state-of-the-art, power sports manufacturer and supplier of: polycarbonate windshields, machined brackets and accessories for motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, UTVs, etc.  Soon to be adding: deep drawn motorcycle gas tanks, side covers and fenders.

This role will lead total quality programs, policies, and initiatives.

Responsible for identifying, analyzing and developing improvements in productivity, quality, client relationships, and customer service.

Responsible for planning total quality policies, programs, and initiatives.

Oversees development of new testing tools, methods and systems to ensure products and services meet quality standards.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Responsible for the design and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met during production. Oversees testing of processes and products.

We are needing to grow from our ISO 9001 certification and into TS 14969, and ISO 14000.

Oversees the evaluation of a finished product for quality and reliability.

Requires a bachelor’s degree with 6 + years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Will lead and direct the work of others (1 experienced Technician to start).

Needing: CMM operational skills with reporting for PPAP and APQP start-ups.

Some manufacturing engineering experience is preferred.

 

Located in Maywood, IL for 80 years!  They occupy 100,000 sq. ft. (adding another 30,000 soon), with 170 employees.   See them at www.nationalcycle.com.

To be considered and for further information on my retained client, contact Dale Wiza, 414-807-9663, dale@engineeringplacements.com

May General Meeting 🗓 🗺

Wednesday, May 10th

Venue:

Victoria Banquets @ Edward Hotel
6600 N Mannheim Rd
Rosemont 60018

Agenda:

  • 5:30PM-6:00pm Check in and network.
  • 6:00PM –  Advance session presentation. “Decision Mapping for Better Decision Making” – Keith Poole
  • 7:00PM – Dinner
  • 8.00PM – Main presentation. “Project Management Tools – Building a Better Floor” – LaWanda C. Lacy
  • 9:00PM Adjourn

Menu:

Chicken Breast Marsala
Rosemary Potato Wedges
French String Beans
Dessert: Chocolate Sundae
Coffee/Tea/Water

Dinner Cost:

  • $30 Pre-Register Online
  • $35 at the Door (Cash/Check Only)

Presentations:

Decision Mapping for Better Decision Making

Keith is a Leadership Advisor with Khrusallis, a company dedicated to Lean transformation in healthcare. Currently Keith is working closely with the CEO and leadership team at Franciscan St. James in south suburban Chicago, guiding the entire facility on a journey towards Lean Culture.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithpoole/

 


Project Management Tools – Building a Better Floor

Identify project management principles found in the project management body-of-knowledge and demonstrate the principles stepping the audience through a real-world example using the project management life cycle phases.

LaWanda C. Lacy is a Global Project Manager for Fresenius Kabi with a current focus on launching Serialization for over 700 products in the domestic US market. Building on a Bachelor of Science in Biology, LaWanda’s advanced education from the Keller Graduate School of Management includes the Masters in Business Administration with a specialty in Quality & Operations Management, and a Masters in Project Management. LaWanda attained certifications for Project Management Professional, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Quality Improvement Associate. LaWanda continues her training with certifications in process for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Pharmaceutical GMP Professional. LaWanda specialized in Pharmaceutical/Life Science industry Project Management for the last 5 years. As a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and American Society of Quality (ASQ), LaWanda pursues to grow the body of knowledge that allows effective Project and Program Management for the Quality System.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawandalacy/


Note: June is the Joe Lisy award presentation. You are invited to attend. Please, peek at our Program schedule for 2017 and plan for it.

Pre-Registration is Closed

Lead Auditor ISO14001- Midwest

** Contract Lead Auditors needed in Midwest **

ISO 14001/18001/RC Certified Contract Lead Auditors

DQS Inc., a leading global independent business service organization delivering assurance to customers with standards-based solutions has immediate openings for qualified contract ISO 14001/18001/RC Lead Auditors.

  • The candidate will have a successful work history, strong interpersonal and organizational skills with excellent written and oral communication capabilities.  Ability to work in a virtual home based environment and travel within US
  •  Knowledge of EMS principles and methods for standard assessments.
  • Must be able to assess customer needs, meet quality standards for services and evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Work independently and project a professional image appropriate to the work environment.
  • Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to concerns.
  • Experience with quality management systems, 2nd and/or 3rd party certifications, 14001/18001/RC auditing/assessments.
  • Excellent communication and follow-through skills.

Requirements:

  • Pass the RAB, IRCA approved 36-hour ISO 9000, 14001, and OHSAS 18001 EMS training course with exam or Exemplar global competency based Lead certificate.
  • 2 or 4-Year College Degree and/or 5+ years of Auditing Experience.
  • Extensive travel is required.

DQS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Qualified candidates, please apply at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=uldqs#

Lead Auditor ISO 9001 – Midwest

 

LEAD AUDITOR ISO 9001 – MIDWEST

CONTRACT LEAD AUDITORS – MIDWEST (Location preference is IL, WI, or IN)

DQS Inc. is a leading global business providing independent management system assessments and certifications to clients across all industries. The organization continues to expand its global presence with more than 60 offices in 40 countries which enable the auditing of over 45,000 sites yearly. Our team of industry-leading experts provides value added services that help clients improve their business process which ultimately helps to improve the bottom line.

Our company has immediate openings and is seeking Contract Lead Auditors for ISO 9001 in the Midwest Region. Working closely with your scheduler you will visit client locations and perform the audit as specified.

  • The candidate will have a successful work history, strong interpersonal and organizational skills with excellent written and oral communication capabilities. Ability to work in a virtual home based environment.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for standard assessments.
  • Must be able to assess customer needs, meet quality standards for services and evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Work independently and project a professional image appropriate to the work environment.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications.
  • Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to concerns.
  • Experience with management systems, 2nd and 3rd party certifications, ISO-9000 processes and/or previous certification auditing/assessment skills highly desired.
  • Excellent communication and follow-through skills.
  • Extensive travel.

Requirements:

  • RAB approved 40-hour ISO 9001 training course with exam, auditors will have passed the Lead Auditor course.
  • 4-Year College Degree and 5+ years of Auditing Experience.

DQS offers competitive daily rates with expenses paid weekly.

DQS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Qualified candidates, please apply at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=uldqs#

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