Section Meeting: Tour of Boyce Technologies – A Revolutionary Engineering and Manufacturing Facility

Boyce Technologies specializes in designing and manufacturing equipment for the mass transit market including emergency response systems, intercom systems, security alarm systems, radio and wireless networks, and customer information display systems. 

Founded in 2007, the company has grown from one employee, the owner Charles Boyce, to over 100.  In early 2018, the company moved into its present 100,000 square-foot headquarters in Long Island City.  One of their most well-known products is the Help Point Unit, found throughout New York City’s subway system. The kiosks, widely-recognized by their blue light and two-button system, use a digital voice over IP system to provide information, security and safety communications to thousands of commuters and visitors each day.  Recently, BTI has been engaged by the new company Charge to design and manufacture the proprietary docking stations for electric charging, storage and service stations of e-scooters and e-bikes.

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3 Job openings with HTNB: NYC Location

 

Office Quality Manager
ID 0219-20563 – Job Location: US-NY-New York

Champion the achievement of Quality Work on all projects within the Office, resulting in greater profitability and higher levels of client satisfaction through implementation of the HNTB Quality Management System (QMS) and Quality Management Standards of Performance (SOP). Responsible for working with the Corporate Quality Officer (CQO) on continual improvement to the QMS, and the achievement of corporate quality initiatives.  Responsible for developing, analyzing and reporting on quality performance within the Office to the Office Management Team (OMT), Division Quality Manager (DQM) and the CQO.  Supporting Project Quality Managers (PQM) and project teams in the implementation of the QMS on projects.

Project Quality Manager II
ID 0419-21038 – Job Location: US-NY-New York City

Develop, implement and manage the quality of project deliverables through a Project Quality Plan (PQP) meeting the requirements of the HNTB Quality Management System (QMS) and project/client requirements. Achieve client approval of the Project Quality Plan when necessary, and work with project management to incorporate the PQP into an overall Program Management Plan when necessary.  Provide initial and recurring training to project team members on the PQP.  Proactively work with the project team to ensure compliance with the PQP including the oversight of quality check and review activities.  Manage quality of subconsultant work. Develop and manage project quality performance metrics and report to project/office leadership and client when required.  Manage quality audit and corrective/preventive action systems.  When contractually required, review, approve and oversee quality programs of the client or other entities under contract to the client.

Project Quality Manager
ID 0419-21006 – Job Location: US-NY-New York City

Develop, implement and manage the quality of project deliverables through a Project Quality Plan (PQP) meeting the requirements of the HNTB Quality Management System (QMS) and project/client requirements. Achieve client approval of the Project Quality Plan when necessary, and work with project management to incorporate the PQP into an overall Program Management Plan when necessary.  Provide initial and recurring training to project team members on the PQP.  Proactively work with the project team to ensure compliance with the PQP including the oversight of quality check and review activities.  Manage quality of subconsultant work. Develop and manage project quality performance metrics and report to project/office leadership and client when required.  Manage quality audit and corrective/preventive action systems.  When contractually required, review, approve and oversee quality programs of the client or other entities under contract to the client.

To apply, please contact Sandor Juhasz: sjuhasz@hntb.com   Additional information can be found at http://www.hntb.com/careers.

NY/NY METROPOLITAN Section receives Bronze PAR award from ASQ


We are pleased to announce that the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Committee has received the Bronze award recognition for 2018.

The 2018 section Performance Awards & Recognition (PAR) results were recently announced by the ASQ’s Performance Awards & Recognition (PAR) committee. Where the section was recognized for achieving the bronze award recognition. This level was achieved by meeting the good standing requirements as well as meeting or exceeding the Member Value Metric.

Congratulations to everyone who supports the NY/NJ Metropolitan Section ans especially our volunteer committee members for your achievements. We are proud of your service to ASQ and continue to look forward to what is ahead for the section.

2018 ASQ PAR Awardees (PDF)

Job opening – Master Black belt

Position Description: 
The Master Black Belt (MBB) is responsible to lead the Continuous Improvement Program at Marotta Controls. The individual must have an accredited and/or recognized MBB Certification for Lean Six Sigma. This individual will train a small core of employees as Green Belts/Black Belts to help support the MBB with improvement projects. The MBB will work with various teams to plan and schedule projects to address cost and schedule drivers on programs with the goal of driving Realized Cost and Schedule Savings as part of a formalized Opportunity Management Program. This would include working events throughout the Supply Chain from our Suppliers to our Customers. The MBB must be a self-motivated individual who possesses the ability to analyze, organize, plan and prioritize assignments/tasks to achieve positive results. This position requires effective interaction with a broad spectrum of people to successfully support operations, customer requirements and the corporate strategic vision.

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Section Meeting: How is data analytics transforming the audit function?

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Priya Gopinath

Technology adoption and advancements in business operations and increasing use of data analytics/ visualization are paving the way for audit functions to re-imagine the way in which audits are planned and executed. A transformed audit model includes analytics beyond sample-based testing to include full population analyses of audit-relevant data. Analytics enables greater assurance in identifying and sizing business risks, provides necessary audit evidence and enables auditors to offer deeper, relevant and actionable insights to business stakeholders. How are audit departments leveraging analytics? Are audit departments rating analytics as valuable in achieving their objectives? What analytics tools are most commonly used? What skills should auditors of the future consider adopting to grow and align with such a transforming model? Join us to discuss these and share your perspective or approach on this important topic at this section meeting.

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June 2019 Section Meeting: “Quality Professional” – Old Function, New Competencies

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Carl Johansen

The term “quality professional” has been around for well over 100 years, and like the industries this function serves, the meaning and skill sets continually evolve to suit the needs of industry. Our profession is rapidly changing and the competencies required are no longer within a single discipline, but rather found in multiple disciplines ranging from traditional quality tools to ethics and IT. This presentation will discuss the core competencies and responsibilities of the modern quality professional, and why a diversified skill set is now more important than ever. Embark on your journey of change now, or risk being left behind wondering why job opportunities and career growth are limited.

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