RICHARD J. FORSELIUS, Sc.D.

GTW Associate  

An effective leader, educator and communicator with significant experience  in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), and SES-the Society for Standards Professionals in board level and executive engineering management positions.   Extensive network of contacts in aerospace, organizations, academia, industry associations and relevant US government entities. Focus on business relations, strategy, standards policy, use of standards in regulations, standards and innovation, and relating standards and standardization to industry competitiveness.  35 years of aerospace industry experience.  

Expert in environmental, health and safety policies and programs, engineering management, management systems and systems engineering, data management, change management, ethics, organizational development, standards, standardization, conformity assessment, regulations, engineering processes, process improvement and business intelligence.  Managed EHS programs, engineering policies, procedures, design and drafting standards, records and data management, systems engineering, integrated product development and passport policies and procedures.  

Skilled with business strategic planning and business plan development, conflict resolution, business management, program management, process design, benchmarking, design control, product and flight safety, standard work, patents and intellectual property and standard parts and components.  

Developed Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) Design for Environment and Safety (DfES), process safety upgrades, materials of concern, sustainability & green program policies, implemented European Union REACh regulation requirements, related regulations & chemicals/substance alternatives.  Supported environmental management systems (ISO 14001), job hazard analysis and voluntary protection program assessments.  

Experience with lean/6 sigma and leading internal assessments and managing external assessments implementing quality management systems (QMS) (EG: ISO 9001 & AS 9100) design and document control.  Successfully implemented Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) business process reengineering & lean program.  Advocate for value stream mapping & associated tools.  Focal point for ISO 26000 social responsibility.  

Earned doctorate  in Management Systems with advanced degrees in business (computer & information science) and industrial engineering.  Undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, experienced with alternative energy (wind energy) and electric utility industry, background in power and energy.  A licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Connecticut.

 

 


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