Posts Tagged ‘Jim Lee’

Building A Better Business – ASA/AFRA Conference 2019

Learn how to build a better business at the 2019 Aviation Suppliers Assn. (ASA)/Aircraft Fleet Recycling Assn. (AFRA) Conference which is just a month away (July 14-16 in Montreal, Canada). This conference is one of the largest for the aviation distributor industry and draws aviation professionals worldwide. ASA represents over 600 member companies that lead…

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All Access Pass to AS9100 and ISO 9001 Training Presentations

SimpleQuE President, Jim Lee, presented at three workshops in June during the 2018 Aviation Suppliers Assn. (ASA)/Aircraft Fleet Recycling Assn. (AFRA) Conference.   Jim is making all three presentations available to anyone with an interest in the topics described below. To obtain a PDF and prezi link to these presentations, just click on the links for immediate access.…

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It’s Almost Here! – 2018 ASA/AFRA Conference

We are just a few days away from the 2018 Aviation Suppliers Assn. (ASA)/Aircraft Fleet Recycling Assn. (AFRA) Conference which begins Sunday, June 24th and ends Tuesday, June 26th. This conference is one of the largest for the aviation distributor industry and draws aviation professionals worldwide with a range of business development and management, quality…

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SimpleQuE on the Go and in the Know

This week, while Vice President, Deanne Sparr, is attending AIAG’s 2018 Southern Automotive Quality Summit in Birmingham, AL,  President, Jim Lee, has immersed himself in everything space and defense at ASQ’s Collaboration on Quality in the Space and Defense Industries conference and NASA’s Quality Leadership Forum. These types of industry conferences and training keeps us at…

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Pilgrim Harp is AS9120:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

Pilgrim Harp, located in Avon, Ohio, provides the global and domestic sourcing of components and assemblies, handling every aspect of the sourcing process from beginning to end and ensuring the highest quality levels at all times.  Pilgrim Harp and its manufacturing partners all maintain TS, ISO and/or AS certifications. As a manufacturing outsourcing company for…

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News Regarding Revision of the ASA-100 Standard

Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) promotes safety, regulatory compliance and ethical business practices among aviation parts suppliers throughout the aviation community. Jim Lee is a presenter and attending the ASA Annual Conference and shares news about important changes to the standard. The ASA-100 standard is going through a revision that will require all accredited companies to…

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Jim Lee presents at ASA’s 2017 Annual Conference

Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) is a not-for-profit association that represents over 600 worldwide member companies that lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts globally. The 2017 ASA Annual Conference takes place July 9-11 in Reston, VA; and is one of the largest for the aviation distributor industry. The event draws aviation…

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Interaction of Process Maps – The Process Approach

By Jim Lee, President simpleQuE Companies typically have some type of flow diagram showing their interaction of processes. This is the most common method to demonstrate compliance with the process requirements in ISO 9001:2015 clause 4.4 or ISO 9001:2008 clause 4.1.  The new standard emphasizes the need to determine inputs and outputs, along with the…

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Look Fors – Part 1: Context of the Organization

What are 3rd party auditors looking for?  This is the first of a three part series by Jim Lee, President of simpleQuE Clause 4 of Annex SL – Context of the Organization This is the cornerstone of a management system and the business’ strategic direction.  An organization needs to identify internal and external issues that…

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