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Name: Jennifer Stepniowski
Date registered: May 11, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Sourcing Quality Solutions — January 26, 2016
  2. A New Year for Quality — January 12, 2016
  3. Recognizing & Ensuring Human Rights — December 14, 2015
  4. What You Should Know About QC Product Inspections — December 2, 2015
  5. Quality Fun – Word Search, Crossword & More — November 13, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. On-Site: What’s a C-TPAT Security Audit? — 8 comments
  2. Product Inspection Strategy — 5 comments
  3. 5 Reasons Packaging Integrity Matters — 4 comments
  4. Fishbone Example: Rejected Pre-Shipment Inspections — 3 comments
  5. Using a Grid Analysis for Supplier Selection — 3 comments

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Understanding the Supplier Audit Process

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5W2H of Process Audits: What You Should Know


We’ve used 5W2H to discuss Product Quality Control before, and now we’re using this popular tool to provide insight regarding process audits. Who? Quality auditors are often certified and/or have other applicable training specific to the types of audits they perform. Quality auditors must be professional, ethical and objective. They must be able to select …

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Learn Quality With Free Resources


We’ve observed an increase over the years in online education opportunities, especially those that provide useful information to our industry.  Who doesn’t want to learn more about quality? Here are our favorite resources that we recommend to our own team to stay up-to-date with the industry: Alison This site promotes free certified learning, with courses …

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What we love about working in quality…


We reached out to our team and were curious to know what they liked about working in the quality industry. Here’s what they had to say: Ajay Pandey, Country Manager (India) “It impacts the life of society” Nancy Barroso, Account Manager for Latin America/ Project Coordinator/ BTM  (Mexico) “I enjoy working in quality because it allows …

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What types of defects occur most often during inspections?

Over the last three decades, we have inspected an innumerable amount of orders for clients looking to mitigate sourcing risk and uncertainty. As a result, one question we receive often regards identifying trends or commonalties among defects noted. We asked two of our key team members in Ningbo, China what the most commonly noted issues during …

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