He is a QMS guru with a strong technical background. With over two decades of experience as in top leadership roles overseeing Engineering and Quality teams in aerospace, defense, automotive and medical devices, Dereck has a wealth of knowledge in almost anything manufacturing, engineering and business related.
He has extensive experience with standards such as ISO9001, AS9100, ISO13485, TS16949, and AC7004 to name a few. He is a certified lead auditor, and has helped many companies implement certified Quality Management Systems and implement Lean best practices across an enormous list of processes.
Certifications include; MEng, ASQ-QCE, ASQ-CQM, LSS-BB, NDT LP II, NDT RT I, Lead Auditor (ISO13485, AS9100, TS16949, and ISO9001
23 years in Manufacturing he can program in multiple software’s and has worked on countless programs related to Commercial flight, Private Aerospace, and Defense. He has worked as a consultant for 6 years developing other manufacturing teams to be successful in certified spaces like Aerospace, Defense, Automotive and Medical Device manufacturing.