Source inspection, first article inspection, quality system audits and vendor surveillance services
Let me introduce myself: I’m Keith Bell, a quality assurance professional of more than 25 years experience. Working as an independent contractor, I specialise in providing supplier quality assurance services (often called vendor surveillance) for companies in the space, aviation, defence or other high reliability industries. I undertake short or long-term assignments throughout the UK and Europe—you may check my current status below.
Supplier quality assurance in Europe
In brief, the supplier quality assurance services I offer are:
- component, sub-system and system-level source inspection, including
- supplier nonconformance and corrective action management;
- supplier quality system audits;
- supplier process audits;
- supplier surveys (or vendor assessments); and
- test witnessing.
In addition to details of my services, I’ve set out on this site
- some information about my professional background and experience; and
- some of the key benefits of hiring me to undertake this type of work.
If you think I can help you to fill a supplier quality assurance need, please contact me so that we might discuss it further.
Current status and availability
Status Red: That means I am heavily booked at the moment, and it is unlikely that I will be available for assignments or new projects starting before January 16, 2017. Nonetheless, please feel free to contact me to check. I will try to accommodate you if at all possible.
My status indicator is updated daily, and depending on my activity level and diary commitments, it shows green, amber or red.
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