Aerospace Program Manager, Bureau Veritas Certification North America, Houston, TX, USA
Roger Ritterbeck is the Aerospace Program Manager for Bureau Veritas Certification North America and serves on the Global Steering Committee for Bureau Veritas Certification Globally. Mr. Ritterbeck represents Bureau Veritas Certification at the Americas Aerospace Quality Group, Registration Management Committee level and has served on various sub-committees over the years. At Bureau Veritas, Mr. Ritterbeck is responsible for maintaining the aerospace accreditation and managing the aerospace certification business. He has also developed aerospace training programs that are delivered in public forums. Some of his training programs include; AS9100 Internal Auditor, AS9100 Executive Overview and AS9100D Transition Training.
Mr. Ritterbeck has been in the Certification Industry for 23 years, with roughly 20 years in management. Mostly of the aerospace scheme, when the AS9100 standard was first released in 1999. He is an Aerospace Experienced Auditor (AEA) certified by Probitas. Over the years, he has conducted hundreds of audits in aviation, space and defense sectors.
Prior to joining the Certification Industry, Mr. Ritterbeck worked in the aviation manufacturing field for what was formerly Goodyear Aerospace. They were a design, manufacturer and overall organization aircraft braking systems for commercial, military, business and civil aircraft. There he held various Quality Engineering and Quality Management positions.
Outside of work, he enjoys golf, biking, hiking, classic cars and being outside.