simpleQuE Consulting Team Member

Mark Dodson

Consultant, Trainer, & Auditor

Mark Dodson is a simpleQuE consultant, trainer and auditor with over 25 years of experience in quality systems and manufacturing.  He is also currently a lead auditor for multiple registrars and is an IATF certified ISO/TS/IATF 16949 auditor, as well as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 lead auditor.  He is an expert in providing training services for quality systems implementation, internal auditors, automotive core tools and problem solving/corrective action.

Work Experience

Prior to establishing his own consulting business, Mark served as registration service manager at Eagle Registrations, quality engineer for SOS Metals, plant manager for Champion Plastics, manager of corporate quality systems for Jet Composites, quality manager for Miami Valley Steel Service and quality manager for Seton Leather Company.


Mark’s manufacturing background includes composites (compression molding), electronics, leather (tanning, finishing, lab testing, cutting), metals (processing, fabricating, machining, lab testing), refractory materials, plastics (injection molding, extrusion), paper products and textiles.


ISO/Quality Management Systems

He has developed and implemented corporate-wide quality management systems for multiple-site manufacturing companies and personally solicited, interviewed, selected and conducted training for over 100 internal quality auditors.


His experience also includes designing and supervising the installation of an on-site accredited metallurgical lab to perform physical and chemical property testing and managing a major information systems conversion project to upgrade computer hardware, operating systems and manufacturing software.



Mark offers clients 41 years of automotive experience.  He managed corporate-wide registered quality systems for automotive manufacturing facilities and championed process improvement programs and implemented process error-proofing to significantly reduce the cost of poor quality.  He also developed business processes to meet automotive customer’s requirements and successfully maintained corporate-level quality system registration for multiple automotive manufacturing facilities.

Certificates and Training

  • ISO/TS 16949, IATF 16949 Certified Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 18001 and ISO 14001 Certified Lead Auditor
  • IATF International Qualified Automotive Auditor since 2002

Helping Alps Electric Get Certified

“Mark quickly identified the gaps in our system.” – Marie Walsh, ALPS Electric


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration/Accounting from Shippensburg University