John Vandenbemden

John is an SRI Auditor meeting all SRI certification, accreditation and ISO 19011 standard requirements for QMS, EMS and OHSMS.  He has successfully attended Lead Assessor Courses for ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100, IATF 16949 (formerly TS), OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.  John is Exemplar Global certified EMS Associate Auditor and QMS Principle Auditor. 

John is a Master Six Sigma Black Belt with over 30 years- experience in its application that also includes over 35 years in management systems.    He has extensive experience in auditing and consulting in management systems requirements in the automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment, metals, service, medical devices and health-care industries.  He is also an experienced instructor / consultant in applications of Quality, Environmental and OSHAS Management System requirements as well as the application and instruction of various techniques which include:  DOE, Reliability, TPM, Statistical Analysis, Six Sigma, Risk Management, Advanced Data Analysis, Project Management, APQP, PDCA, PDSA, Problem Solving (Root Cause & Five S’s), Lean Enterprise and TRIZ. 

John has held positions as a Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, Vice President of Quality and Trainer / Consultant.  He continues to provided quality, environmental and health and safety training and consultation to various clients as owner of Q-Met-Tech.  John is a voting member of TAG 69, ANSI Z1 and TC 176 Subcommittees as well as chair of Tag 69 SC5 Acceptance Sampling.  John is an ASQ Fellow who is the Past Chair of the Inspection Division and is the Scholarship Chair for the Cincinnati Section 900.  He has been a presenter, technical reviewer and session manager at numerous WCQIs. John has also served as a Deputy Regional Director and on the ASQ Certification Board, PAR and TCC Nomination committees.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Indiana State University along with a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Purdue University, Calumet. 

John lives in Northern Kentucky near Cincinnati, OH.

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