Damon Davie, is a Consultant/Trainer/Developer of custom quality management systems with over 24 years of quality assurance experience in automotive, aerospace, and numerous other regulated industries.
He has personally assisted companies and provided leadership and manufacturing launch support throughout Mexico, Canada, and the United States with the development and implementation of APQP methods, error/mistake proofing strategy, layered process audit techniques, 5S techniques, 3L5Y problem solving, and countless ISO based quality system implementations and consultations.
For DaimlerChrysler he was Lead Assessor of the team helped dramatically reduce adverse warranty costs by re-engineering APQP practices and error/mistake proofing strategies in the supply chain.
For Ford-Detroit Chassis Plant he drafted the initial PFMEA’s, Control Plans, and PPAP documentation in support of the 1999 F-53 motorhome chassis green site launch.
For Siemen’s TurboCare operation in North Carolina, he provided all preliminary comliance related training that led to the certification of the Integrated Management System (IMS) for health, safety, and environmental systems.
Damon has held management positions of responsibility at the Ford-Detroit Chassis Plant and was the Lead Assessor of the 2006 ASQ team award winning Quality Assurance Audit Team (QAAT) at the former DaimlerChrysler Corporation.
Early in his career, Damon launched his quality career at AAA Michigan as a Minority Vendor Relations Coordinator where he created the first assessment method to measure overall supplier viability and financial stability. He then formalized that experience by becoming an ISO Lead Auditor for a major quality system registrar in the mid 90’s before joining the Ford team.
Damon is an accomplished instructor of quality system methodologies and creator of educational workshops who has the ability to make seemingly complexed concepts very easy to understand. He has a Communications degree from Western Illinois University along with extended business administration coursework at Drake University. Damon’s educational experience is complimented by numerous quality method certificates from Eastern Michigan University's Center for Quality.
Currently, Damon is Manager of the Global Quality Office (GQO) at an engineering services company called EASi, LLC. EASi is a division of Aerotek under the Allegis Group family of companies.