Kerry Goodwin – Senior Quality Manager
Kerry Goodwin joined Drake Enterprises in November of 2017 to head up our Quality Assurance. He comes with 38 years of Automotive, Defense and Biomedical Quality Assurance experience along with a solid background in Business Development and Management. He has been a provider of value-added, innovative and cost-effective engineering and design services, including Diversified Services, Vehicle Platform Engineering, and Product Development, Process and Equipment Engineering, Facilities Management and Technical Staffing.
In Supplier Quality Development, he utilized proactive and reactive management of supplier quality, focused on educating, training and improving the management of supplier quality processes. He has managed key customer accounts and provides technical assistance to field engineers. He has been a primary contact on Quality System Audits including ISO, IATF, PPAP, PCP, FMEA, APQP, MSA, SFE, Top Focus, and Problem Reporting and Resolution for General Motors Powertrain. He chaired the General Motors Controlled Shipping, Quality Systems Basics, and APQP Launch Assessment Steering Committees.
His Quality Assurance knowledge and skills include ISO 9000, IATF-16949, ISO-13485, ISO -17025, ISO 14001, AIAG and IATF protocol and methodology. PPAP, QSA, QSR, FMEA, APQP, PCP, DOE, SPC, MSA, Key Characteristic Designation System, Error-proofing, SMED, MTM, Visual Controls, Lean, WCM, Six Sigma, Shainin, Red X, 8 Discipline, Five Phase, Quality Network Problem Solving. In the defense industry, he has dealings and knowledge of relating to the DOD, AECA, ITAR, and DDTC.