Ep 99 – Random Quality Requirements and their Impacts with Melissa Basnight

Just as the episode title says, random conversations and requirements that quality managers have to deal with and find solutions for! Melissa Basnight | Quality System Manager for Tietronix Medicalhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/melissabasnight/ Learn more about #QualityMatters & Texas Quality Assurance :LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter  | Instagram  | YouTubewww.qmcast.com | Texas Quality Assurance |QMS Bootcamp Sponsor a future #QualityMatters podcast

Ep 98 – Mission Matters – Jeffrey Klima with Eagle Transmission & Automotive

We finally got Jeff on our podcast, the man behind the ethical shop.  It wasn’t a surprise to hear him say things about putting processes and procedures in place.  He has a robust history of improving businesses in different industries, so it made sense when he opened his shop to improve the automotive repair industry. …

Ep 96 – are they CAR’s, CAPA’s, PA… “Corrective & Preventative Actions” with Melissa Basnight

Depending on the industry and standard you are working with, the question will arise are they CAR’s, CAPA’s, PA… “Corrective & Preventative Actions” with Melisa Basnight. API Q1 references Preventative Actions as a separate report, ISO 9001:2008 references Corrective Actions by name but in ISO 9001:2015 the term doesn’t appear at all and is only…

Ep 95 – ”Pitch” Perfect a Capability Analysis through the lens of Baseball

This week we are exploring the ides of Six Sigma a bit further, and looking at capability analysis through the lens of a baseball. The math and statistical analysis behind the game of baseball is astounding, but can provide an excellent point of view to understand our modern manufacturing limits and controls better. Don’t forget…

Ep 94 – What the heck is Lean Six Sigma — Compare & Contrast Lean Six Sigma and Quality Assurance Management

So, what the heck is Lean Six Sigma, how is it different from ISO 9001, is one better than the other, who should use one vs the other??? Well, we explain it all for you today! Maybe not, but we take our best attempt to understand these two very different models. If you are looking…

Ep 93 – Documented Information Development with Melissa Basnight

This week Melissa Basnight, Quality Manager at Tietronix Medical. You may recognize Melissa from a previous episode a year ago, Coffee Pot Process Mapping. Today with Melissa we discuss Documented Information Development. Documented Information and the process for writing process procedures, specifications, and other required documented information cannot be underestimated. Join us as we discuss…

Ep 92 – Major Andrew Freeman thoughts on Training Management in the US Army

We are very excited to have a special guest on the podcast this week, Major Andrew Freeman. Andrew is a Major in the US Army, having served overseas in Afghanistan and today serves to train our brave men and women to serve overseas and domestically. Andrew and Kyle grew up together having been friends since…

Ep 91 – Fractional Quality Management – Texas Quality Manager

FRACTIONAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT Supporting small and medium sized business for all your quality management needs. https://texasqualitymanager.com/ Can’t Spare Current Staff Hiring new employees in unstable markets creates risk and can divert management’s focus from core business operations. By working with Texas Quality Assurance, you get a high impact an experienced team of Quality Managers without…

Ep 87 – Injection Molding with Adam Smith President of Millennium Plastics

Injection molding is just what it sounds, using a mold, injecting it with melted material and hardening that material to create the desired product.  It’s not as simple as it sounds, though.  Everything that goes into injection molding must be a quality product to produce tight tolerances.  In this episode, Adam describes to what tolerances…

Ep 85 – Making Quality Management Small Biz Friendly

Quality 4.0, “BOK” Body of Knowledge, jargon and Quality Management lingo… So many terms, so difficult to communicate why Quality Matters. Its so important to understand we are marketing Quality Management principles to our team, our customers and our leaders. If it is not understood its not going to be implemented. Small Businesses are often…