Mr. William A. Levinson

Area Of Expertise : Quality Management
30 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Life Sciences

William A. Levinson, P.E., is the principal of Levinson Productivity Systems, P.C. He is an ASQ Fellow, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager, Reliability Engineer and Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also the author of several books on quality, productivity and management, of which the most recent is The Expanded and Annotated My Life and Work: Henry Ford's Universal Code for World-Class Success.

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Live Webinar

COVID-19 Business and Health Implications

The coronavirus outbreak has caused enormous disruption around the world, and has major health and economic implications for almost every business. Logistics disruptions have exposed vulnerabilities in complex international supply chains an ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Apr 20, 2020
Recorded Webinar

Four Simple Key Performance Indicators for Continual Improvement

Poor quality is only one of the Toyota production system's Seven Wastes, and it is also the only one that announces its presence. The other six are (1) asymptomatic, (2) often present 100% of the time because they do nothing to announce the ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis: the Newest Approach

Failure mode effects analysis (FMEA) play s an important role in advanced quality planning (AQP) or, in the automotive industry, advanced product quality planning (APQP). It is a structured and disciplined approach for planning quality into ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Corrective and Preventive Action - Your Most Important Process

While ISO 9001:2015 assigns corrective and preventive action to clauses 8.7 and 6.1 respectively, the same process can handle both activities and support other ISO requirements such as the organizational knowledge data base. It can also be ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Use ISO 45001 to Improve Workplace Safety

ISO 45001:2018 is a standard for an occupational health and safety (OHS) management system that follows the same high level structure (Annex SL) as other ISO standards. It is however relatively unique in its focus on workforce participation ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Measurement Systems Analysis

Measurement systems analysis (MSA) quantifies gage precision, or the ability of an instrument to return consistent measurements, in terms of (1) repeatability or random variation, and (2) reproducibility, or inspector dependence. The result ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Perceptions as Communications in ISO 9001:2015

Colonel Paul Linebarger's authoritative Psychological Warfare defines propaganda as "the planned use of any form of public or mass-produced communication designed to affect the minds and emotions of a given group for a specific purpose…" Re ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Variation: The Hidden Enemy

Variation in product dimensions is why interchangeable parts sometimes don't interchange. This is why manufacturing and quality engineers perform process capability studies that quantify the ratio of the specification width to the amount of variat ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

How to Design and Implement a Dynamic Control Plan

AQP and APQP include processes such as quality function deployment (QFD), which incorporates the voice of the customer into the planning process. Outputs from QFD become inputs into failure mode effects analysis (FMEA), which identifies failure mo ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

Failure Mode Effect Analysis

FMEA is a risk assessment and mitigation process for product designs, processes, and even supply chains. It is a systematic approach that determines (1) how something might fail to perform its intended function, (2) the severity of the consequence ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins