Laura Halleck has 19 years of experience in manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, quality assurance and six sigma process improvement for the automotive, electronic, and aerospace and defense industries. As a quality manager, Laura has led an automotive technology start up to ISO 9001:2015 certification and maintained AS 9100 certification for a high reliability semiconductor manufacturer. Her background includes supplier quality management, quality system development and implementation (ISO 9001, AS9100, IATF 16949), internal and second party audits.
Laura specializes in guiding organizations through quality management systems certification (ISO 9001, AS 9100, IATF 16949), including gap assessments, systems implementation, training and internal auditing. Her training specialties also include Corrective Action, 8D Structured Problem Solving, and Automotive Core Tools (APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, FMEA, and Control Plan).
Laura is a Global Exemplar Certified IATF 16949 Lead Auditor and AS9100 Lead Auditor and has also obtained certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt and ISO 9001 Internal Auditor.
Laura has obtained an M.B.A from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, an M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.