Bill Beck

BeckBill is an Exemplar Global certified QMS Associate Auditor. He has successfully completed an Exemplar Global accredited ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor (TPECS) course that included QM, AU, and TL competencies.

Bill successfully completed Exemplar Global’s ISO 9001:2015 Transition Assessment exam and is engaged with clients in preparing and planning for their transition to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. He also performs internal audits for the ISO 14001 environmental standard.

Bill is actively involved in two other Exemplar Global initiatives: (1) developing an International Accreditation Forum (IAF) assessment for the pulp and paper industry, and (2) pursuing Lead Auditor certification.

During his career in the Paperboard and Packaging industries, Bill led organizations through the process of achieving ISO 9000 certification of their quality management systems. His experience in quality management includes large manufacturing facilities, as well as, formalizing the product development stages with research and development responsibilities.

Bill spent his entire 35-year career with Mead and MeadWestvaco, with technical and management roles in engineering, operations, logistics, and innovation. He also led the implementation of a broad ERP system encompassing the entire $650 million business. In each and every assignment, Bill was responsible for safety, quality, continuous improvement, and often was in the position of delivering customer satisfaction.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Paper Engineering from Western Michigan University. He has been a member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry for over 30 years.