Webinar: AS9100/ISO 9001 Certification for Additive Manufacturing–What’s Involved?
Achieving AS9100/ISO 9001 certification is a crucial key for companies wishing to open the door to doing business with major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers. AS9100 creates a global standard for manufacturing compliance in the industry, so the certification process can be both rigorous and time consuming.
GE Additive Cincinnati recently achieved AS9100/ISO 9001. Quality Manager Maria King spearheaded the company’s certification efforts, and this webinar will share her learnings as she went through the process.
Topics that will be covered in this session include:
- What is AS9100?
- What is the difference between AS9100 and ISO 9001?
- Why get AS9100 and what are the benefits?
- How long does certification take?
- Steps involved to get there
- Setting milestones and overcoming obstacles
- Next steps – other certifications
GE Additive, Cincinnati
Maria King has 20 years of experience with GE and has held diverse roles in Supply Chain & Engineering, including EHS leader for GE Power. From there, she moved into Aviation in various roles such as Quality, Six Sigma Black Belt, Sourcing and Compliance Leader. While in Sourcing, Maria was appointed small business liaison officer and supplier diversity leader, managing the supplier strategy on $1B military subcontract spend. She also was engineering operations leader in CMCs, supporting the NPI programs to support hardware delivery and engine certification and improved process for IP generation.
For the last five years, Maria has worked for GE Additive as quality manager. She built teams and led two sites through AS9100 certification and has unique experience in developing processes for a supply chain site that prints parts and designs/develops additive machines.
Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Mexico and a master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.