Businesswoman examining graphs with other working people on backgroundManufacturing companies strive for a culture of continuous improvement. Statistical process control (SPC) consists of basic methods for monitoring, controlling, and improving a process through statistical analysis. SPC charts are powerful tools to alert you to process issues that could potentially lead to a defect. Knowing this information and acting quickly to adjust the process can often save time and money. SPC is relevant for many roles within manufacturing from executives and managers to quality control managers and line operators.

Learn how these tools can be part of your quality management system during a SPC hands-on training hosted by Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC). The program will be held on November 3, 2016 in St Marys.

Some of the objectives for the course include:

  • Learn how SPC charts integrate into an overall quality management system
  • Learn how to select and use the proper control chart
  • Learn how to establish control limits
  • Establish rules for out of control occurrences
  • Demonstrate how to gather data, construct a control chart, and monitor a process

The instructor will be Megan E. Burns, Regional Managing Director at InSource Solutions. Megan, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, has more than 15 years of industrial engineering experience in a variety of operational environments.” In addition to leading her own projects, she has trained and mentored hundreds of others from companies such as GE, American Eagle Outfitters, Bombardier, Foamex International. Liberty Electronics, Michael Baker Corp., Schneider Downs & Co. and the University of Pittsburgh.

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