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 Green: That means my advance bookings are light, and I am readily available. If you have an assignment in mind for which I might be suitable, please contact me with your requirements. I am accepting new assignments or projects starting from December 14, 2022.
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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