simpleQuE Consulting Team

Mike Gospodinsky


Mike Gospodinsky is a simpleQuE consultant with 30 years of experience in the areas of ISO 9001, IATF 16949, AS9100, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001 implementation and quality system improvements. He has successfully completed over 400 registration projects across various industries.

Work Experience

With an extensive management and quality background, Mike provides consulting services for manufacturing, quality, business and environmental systems improvement.  As President of his own consulting firm since 1996 he has supported companies in securing their ISO/Quality Management Systems certifications through the development of procedures, problem solving and audit preparation. Additionally, he has taught and facilitated many quality related training classes for clients.

ISO/Quality and Environmental Systems

He achieved the ISO 9000 Lead Auditor Assessor Certification for first (internal), second (customer), and third party auditing and is also Lead Auditor for IATF 16949 and a certified Environmental Management Systems Auditor.


During his 7 years at LuK Inc., Mike held positions as Product Development and Quality Assurance Engineer and later as Purchasing and Quality Manager.  LuK manufactures automotive drive train components. While there, he implemented systems that surpassed the Ford, GM and Chrysler requirements, receiving numerous awards and recognitions. Mike was also responsible for implementing a system for development, control and performance of suppliers. He advanced to Robin Industries which manufactures rubber and plastic injection molded components for the automotive industry. He was responsible for the design and administration of quality systems, managing 5 Quality Assurance Managers, and for supplier selection, approval, evaluation and certification. He conducted onsite supplier audits and guidelines.  And as Manager of Corporate Quality Assurance, he developed and implemented a corporate quality systems manual and documentation system.

Certificates and Training

  • IATF 16949 Certified Lead Auditor
  • ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 Certified Lead Assessor
  • ISO 9001:2015 Transition Training
  • ISO 17025:2017 Transition Training
  • ISO 19011:2018 Training
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • Certified Project Manager


In addition to earning a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, Mike also has a Masters of Arts Industrial Technology from Kent State University.  He is currently working toward a Doctor of Business Administration degree.