ISO 9001: 2015 – What to expect and how to survive the new revision

The November 2014 section meeting will focus on the changes in the upcoming ISO 9001:2015 edition of the international quality management standard, exploring some of the new requirements, and the new challenges that will be faced by users, along with “survival strategies” for navigating the future.
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Chief Mechanical Inspector position available

Since 1949 Wiggby Precision Machine Corp., located in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, has evolved from a Small Machine Shop into a World Class Manufacturing Organization. An opening exists in the QC Department for a Chief Mechanical Inspector.

Responsibilities:
Experience in inspection of precision machined parts of metals and plastics
Experience in inspection of parts produced by CNC machines and secondary machines

Please email resumes to: wiggbyprecision@wiggby.com Attn: Michael J. Albanese

Grand Central Terminal Tour & Section Dinner Meeting

This Section event includes a 2-hour tour of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, followed by a Section Dinner Meeting in the world-famous Oyster Bar Restaurant on the lower level of Grand Central Terminal.

A Metro-North Railroad Public Relations Guide will lead the tour group through the public and seldom seen non-public areas of Grand Central Terminal while providing commentary on the historical and current uses of the facility.

Following the tour, a networking session with cocktails will be held in the Saloon Dining Room of the Oyster Bar Restaurant, followed by a sit-down dinner to enjoy four courses of the fine food offered by the Oyster Bar Restaurant. Highlights of Section activities and events will be described during the dinner. Vegetarian and non-seafood food is available upon request.

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Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance Manager position available

Purpose of the position: Provide leadership in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for all products and processes in the company. Ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to quality assurance responsibilities by managing the Quality System and having a thorough understanding of FDA and ISO 13485 regulations.
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Seminar in Reliability Engineering, August 14 and 15, 2014

The Hartford section of ASQ together with the ASQ’s Reliability Division will be hosting a seminar on Reliability Engineering, on August 14 and 15, 2014 from 8 AM to 5 PM in New Britain CT at the Central Connecticut State University, Institute for Technology and Business Development (ITBD).

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North East Quality Council Scholarship Application Deadline Extended!

image: chalk boardThe NEQC have ended our scholarship deadline to August 30, 2014. Any student that is a child of a current ASQ member in good standing may apply for this scholarship. The Scholarship Program and Forms can be found on their website – www.neqc.org

All applications are to be sent to the NEQC Scholarship Chair – Jim Williamson at jim_williamson8@yahoo.com or Jay Patel at jayp@qpsinc.com

Section Meeting: ASQ – State of the Section Presentation – September 2014

Join us for our September 2014 Section meeting where Sandor will provide an overview of the past years events; look head towards future meeting presentations; planned training activities and new quality initiatives being driven by ASQ HQ and Section 300 Senior Leadership. This will be an open dialog presentation, where members can voice their concerns, present new ideas and ask questions of Section Leadership Team.
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