simpleQuE Consulting Team Member

Erin Crowley

Consultant, Trainer, & Auditor

Erin Crowley is a consultant, trainer and auditor for simpleQuE. In addition to simpleQuE, she performs third-party audits for certification bodies for IATF 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. She is also a consultant through Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.

Work Experience


Erin worked for Toyota in various positions and facilities: Toyota Engineering and Motor Manufacturing, H.Q. in Erlanger, KY; Toyota Vehicle Assembly (TMMTX) in San Antonio, TX; Toyota Motor Manufacturing (TMMAL) in Huntsville, AL; and Canadian Auto Parts Toyota Inc. N.A. (CAPTAIN), in British Columbia, Canada.

In 2008 Erin was selected by Toyota Motor Corporation to participate in a two year long lean manufacturing and quality system training program. The program focused on creating a new generation of engineers fully trained in the Toyota Way. She spent five years on a rotation that exposed her to a broad range of manufacturing experiences with ever increasing responsibilities.  These experiences would include; assembly, machining, automation, casting, painting, stamping, robotic welding, supplier quality, IS0 14001, ISO 9001 auditing, and design. At each of the Toyota plants she was on a mission to solve the plants most troubling systemic production and quality problems. At Toyota’s San Antonio Vehicle Assembly Plant, Erin was responsible for managing the quality of over 500 Engine Powertrain suppliers and developing nationwide training tools for vehicle recall determination.

She is an IATF 16949 certified lead auditor and performs third-party audits.  Her training is extensive on TS and Core Tools through AIAG, and she is certified in the Toyota Production System (TPS).

ISO Quality and Environmental Management Systems

Erin performs third-party audits as a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Certificates and Training

  • ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor through the Rochester Institute of Technology
  • ISO 9001:2015 Auditor Transition Course and Exam PJR
  • IATF 16949:2016 Lead Auditor

Helping ADVICS get certified

“Excellent Gap Analysis, each department knew where their weakness and strengths were. Erin did an excellent job in explaining not just the “What’s” but more importantly the “Why’s” of IATF 16949. Very knowledgeable, down to earth, excellent consultant!” – Rob Cox, Advics North America Inc.


  • BS with Honors, Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
  • Dean’s list, Mechanical Engineering Major, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC