blank-facePaul Jinks has worked within the quality auditing community for over 25 years, and is an acknowledged expert in audit techniques.  During his employment at a major vehicle manufacturer he conducted over 250 second party audits. He has led over 300 third party audits for major certification bodies. As a consultant he has provided his assistance to many organizations in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing and servicing which enables him to bring a pragmatic and practical perspective to the documentation and implementation of quality and environmental management systems.

Past clients include Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Cars, Hewlett Packard, Eastman Kodak, USACE, US State Department, Honda, Cummins, SKF, Eaton Corporation, Caterpillar, Vought Aircraft, and Venture Aerobearings.

Since 1991 Paul has presented over 200 quality and environmental related training courses including:

• Lead Auditor
• Auditor Transition
• Internal Auditor
• Executive Overview
• How to Document and Implement
• Process Mapping
• AIAG Core Tools (APQP, MSA, FMEA, SPC and PPAP)

Credentials
Paul is a registered consultant with the CQI (Chartered Quality Institute) Management Consultant’s Register, a member of the Chartered Quality Institute (IQA), and a senior member of the ASQ.

ISO 9001
Paul is a certified ISO 9001: 2008 lead auditor with both IRCA and RAB.

QS 9000 and ISO/TS 16949
Paul was an AIAG certified QS 9000 lead auditor, and is an IATF certified ISO/TS 16949 lead auditor.  He recently re-certified in October 2008 and May 2011.

ISO 14001
Paul is a certified auditor with IEMA.  Has performed over 30 environmental system audits

OHSAS 18001
Paul has successfully completed an auditor transition course by IRCA.

ISO 13485
Paul has successfully completed an auditor transition course by IRCA.

 

Consulting and Training Services
System Development and Implementation

 

Includes training services such as:
• Lead Auditor
• Auditor Transition
• Internal Auditor
• Executive Overview
• How to Document and Implement
• Process Mapping
• AIAG Core Tools (APQP, MSA, FMEA, SPC and PPAP)

Implementation services include:
• Facilitate organizations to indentify their processes
• Assistance to document procedures and work instructions
• Assistance to implement procedures and work instructions
• Perform internal audits or mentor newly trained internal auditors
• Assistance in performing effective management reviews
• Coach management in understanding their role in system improvement
• Facilitate problem solving sessions for corrective or preventive action
Business Process Improvement

Includes services such as:
• Supporting management in the implementation of strategic goals and tactical objectives
• Objectively compare internal performance to external performance of quality system
• Use Six Sigma approach (DMAIC) to improve output of business processes
• Teach and coach in the implementation of lean concepts
• Lean Tools and Techniques: We facilitate lean events to help organizations eliminate process waste.  An event is a highly focused two to three day event where a team identifies and eliminates waste from a business process.

Supplier Relationships
We serve as a third party to help improve relationship.  Often the relationship deteriorates to the point nothing gets done.  A third party can objectively assess the relationship and recommend the right course of action

Includes services such as:
• Supplier audits for initial contract, or ongoing performance
• Assist in specific supplier/customer issues that must be solved, including the facilitation of supplier problem solving sessions and the implementation of effective corrective actions