Denise Geffs joins Yargus Manufacturing as Quality Manager

denise geffs blogDenise Geffs recently joined Yargus as our new Quality Manager. She has 26 years of experience working in manufacturing plants including Charles Industries and Dana Corporation. She is certified in ISO, TL and TS Quality Management Systems Standards and is ASQ Certified. She has a Quality Certificate from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Since joining the Yargus team she has been busy getting an understanding of our current practices and working with various departments on process improvements. Denise has developed the document control system using SharePoint and has begun the process of training SMT on the system. SharePoint will allow everyone to view relevant documents, and hard paper copies will no longer be needed at certain work centers.

Along with this, she has created the Yargus Quality Manual, which will be the foundation for further development of the Yargus Quality Management System. Denise has worked with the existing 8D process and has created an Access database which is accessible in SharePoint and will track all Corrective Actions (8D) to resolution.

There are currently 9 8D teams that Denise is participating in, including ones for our External Customer, our Internal Customer and Process Related. CEC process improvement, Scrap reporting and NTEP tag are a few of the projects in process currently. Other areas in development are Welding certification, Management Review, Customer Satisfaction Metrics and establishing KPI’s that are measurable, trackable and add value to Yargus’ continuous improvement.