MARCUS NACHMAN – Nachman Precision Systems, Inc. – President

 Nachman Precision Systems, Inc. (NPS), is a thirty-year-old business management systems consulting company using ISO9000, QS9000, ISO/TS16949, AS9100, TL9000, ISO/IEC 17025 (ISO/IEC Guide 25), and Malcolm Baldrige as models to build value-added business management systems.  NPS consulting clients have been granted registration from BSi, QSR, Lloyds, A2LA and others.

Additionally, as a subcontractor, Marc has been a lead auditor since 1990 for an American registrar performing third-party evaluations for ISO9000 certification and QS9000.  The registrar considers Marc a Senior Lead Auditor and he contributes to the registrar’s operation and ISO Guide 62 oversight programs.

Marc has more than 35 years experience in all phases of Quality and Metrology.  He has developed and implemented quality systems to MIL-I-45208, MIL-Q-9858, 10CFR50 Appendix B, the ISO9000 Quality Series Standards, the QS9000 auto industry quality standards, ISO/IEC Guide 25 for Laboratory Accreditation, TL9000 for the telecommunications industry, and AS9100 for the aerospace industry.

Marc has been recognized and accredited by IATCA through the Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB) as a Senior Auditor # QI03440, ASQ as a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) # 2824, and was an AIAG QS9000 Lead Auditor #QSR94-043/QS-94-13.  He has been qualified by General Electric Aircraft Engine to evaluate conformance against “AS9000″ for the aerospace industry and the RAB and QSR for AS9100, for TL9000 by QuEST through the RAB and Excel Partners for the telecommunications industry, and by EI DuPont to evaluate conformance to the requirements of “Responsible Care” for environmental requirements in the chemical industry.  Marc was considered a “competent person/verifying auditor” by RAB in the evaluation of the performance of other quality management system auditors.  He also is a qualified ISO17025 auditor and performs laboratory competence audits for American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).  Marc served on the Criteria and Certification councils of A2LA.

In addition to being a senior member of ASQ and a member since 1982 (00071053), Marc is Past Vice Chair of Technical Activities for the Electronics and Communications Division of American Society for Quality (E&CD).  He continues to Chair the Standards Committee for the (E&CD).  Marc is a voting member and a writer/reviewer to ISO/TAG 176 and ANSI Z1 committee.  Marc has been involved with the ISO9001:2015 revision, ISO/TS16949:2002 revision, and ISO17025.  In the past, he has been involved as a writer/reviewer of Q9001, Q9002 and Q9003:1994, ISO10012 International Calibration System Standard, IEC25:1990 International Requirements for Calibration Laboratories, and ISO14000.

Marc was National Service Manager, with $30M P&L responsibility, of the Instrument Service Division for an electronic instrumentation company comprised of 24 ISO/IEC Guide 25 compliant Calibration Standards Laboratories.  Also, he was Corporate Quality Assurance Manager for the Service, Distribution, and Manufacturing Divisions.  He successfully led the company to ISO9002 Certification in three locations in 1991 and developed a scheme for certification of more than 20 additional company locations.

Since 1991, Marc has contributed to the industry by making presentations on the ISO9000 certification scheme at several ASQ section “National Quality Month” events and seminars.  Marc continues to be a resource for training and lecturing for ASQ sections and was the opening speaker at the “Quality=The Bottom Line” Conference and Expo in Richmond, VA in October 1999 and ISO9001:2000.  Marc is a member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Tennessee Section of ASQ.  He was honored by the Governor of Tennessee with the title of Colonel, Aide de Camp in 2003.

NPS also has provided measurement and diagnostic engineering services on projects funded by National Science Foundation grants and holds patents on a quayside containerized cargo loading/unloading automation systems.  Additionally, NPS works with companies to integrate vision systems for automation of the inspection process.