Natalia has four years of experience in Manufacturing and Consulting. Formerly worked for Coty Inc as a Process Engineer assisting with their pilot implementation of InfinityQS. Her background also includes the use of Statistical Analysis, such as Designed Of Experiments (DOE), in several waste reduction, process improvement projects, and Lean Manufacturing. She also has SAP experience and experience with supply chain and material management acquired in her work experience as a Consultant for IBM. Natalia holds a Masters in Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering from North Carolina State University and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Andres Bello Catholic University in Venezuela.
It is the holiday season and one of the best things about this time of year is giving. However, as a quality professional, I see a big difference between giving and giveaway. There is never a good time of year for product giveaway.
As you may already know, all the departments in a company are fully interrelated. Most of the time the quality department plays a central role that impacts all other departments’ metrics.
In the manufacturing world, it is really difficult to predict the future, and many times we make our decisions based on our gut feelings. While InfinityQS can't provide you with a crystal ball, we do have tools that can help you predict the effect of changes in specification limits.
Have you ever heard of "the flavor of the month?" The phrase refers to "a change that does not last." Sometimes we feel like we invest so much effort in making changes to our processes and at the end, these changes do not last forever.