February 2018 Print

Calendar of Events

February Dinner Meeting:

Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 21st at The Little Green Onions Restuarant at 7:00PM (6723 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA 92506). Our presenter will be Ed Matthews.

Kaizen Process: Insuring You Achieve Expected Results

Presented by: Ed Matthews 

Many organizations use the Kaizen Process for making improvements in their operations. The Kaizen activity does not always achieve the required result. The success of any improvement project requires effective planning, execution, and follow-up.

By attending this clinic presentation, you will get:

How to select opportunities a Kaizen event

Understand the steps for planning, execution, and follow.

Understand how to look for and avoid issues that can impact a Kaizen project.

Our speaker: Ed Matthews

Ed retired from Honeywell in 2017 with over 35 years’ experience in leadership. He has held positions of increasing responsibility that include Operations Manager, District General Manager, Six Sigma Leader, Manager Quality Assurance, Lean Management System Leader, and Corporate Process Excellence Leader at Honeywell International. Ed has received numerous awards for operational leadership and people development. Ed is a certified Black Belt (ASQ), Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (ASQ), and Lean Master (Honeywell). He has mentored and coached over 25 Honeywell employees toward their Certification as Lean Experts. Ed holds a B.S. Management and MBA from Rutgers University (NJ). Ed is currently the ASQ Regional Director – Region 7. He has held past Orange Empire Section Leadership roles including Section Chair.

We are looking 2018 for dinner speakers:

If you would like to share your experience at a future dinner meeting, please contact Subbu Shanmugham at subbushanmugham@gmail.com for more information.

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ASQ Certification is a great tool to further your professional development, build your resume and strengthen your skills as a quality professional. For more information on ASQ Certification, please visit https://asq.org/cert/dates

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Are your certifications due for renewal? ASQ allows you to submit your recertification application up to six months before and after the due date. The RUs must occur within the recertification period. There is now an online RU Recertification Journal available at ASQ.org. The RU journal allows you to log your points in online as you complete them over the three year period. hps://asq.org/cert/myru

If you prefer, you may mail paper copies of your journal, supporting documentation and ASQ payment to:

Toni (Lucero) Aurelio

19069 Van Buren Blvd., Ste 114-453

Riverside, CA 92508

Or submit application via email to: toni.lucero@yahoo.com, Subject: ASQ Recertification

If you have any questions, please contact Toni (Lucero) Aurelio at 626-318-1396  

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Help Wanted!

Do you have a job posting that you would like to share? If so, please contact chair@asq711.org to have your job posted on the 0711 website and announced at our next monthly meeting.

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Volunteers Needed

There are a few open positions in our leadership committee. If you are interested in serving as a leader in ASQ0711, please contact Paul Doherty at dohertyfive@msn.com

Committee Leaders can earn up to 2.0 RUs towards recertification.

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