Roger Ritterbeck is the North American Aerospace Product Manager for Bureau Veritas Certification North America. He also serves on the Bureau Veritas Certification Global Steering Committee, governing 6 aerospace accreditations worldwide, certifying over 2,400 aerospace companies. He has over 20 years in the aerospace certification industry and has performed hundreds of audits from large Original Equipment Manufacture’s, Tier 1 Prime suppliers and all levels of organizations throughout the aerospace supply chain.
At Bureau Veritas, Mr. Ritterbeck is responsible the management of the aerospace certification scheme to ensure conformance to AS9104/1 & ISO17021-1. This includes all technical aspects of the certification process from the request for application, contract/proposal, auditor qualifications, execution of the audit, technical review, certificate issuance and OASIS database management. Mr. Ritterbeck also supports the Bureau Veritas Training group, where he has developed training programs for public and in-house delivery. He also conducts training sessions. Some of the programs he has developed include, AS9100D Transition Training and AS9100D Internal Auditor Course.
Mr. Ritterbeck represents Bureau Veritas Certification North America at the Americas Aerospace Quality Group Registrar Management Committee, where he has served on several subcommittees. He has also worked with the committee on the annual Aerospace Auditor Workshop.
Prior to working in the aerospace certification field, Mr. Ritterbeck spent close to 20 years working in aerospace manufacturing in various manufacturing and quality roles.
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