(Quality & Productivity Services Australia) with Environmental and OH&S Division ENOHS Australia

ISO 9000 | QS 9000 | ISO/TS 16949
ISO 14000
| Safety Map | AS 4801
Other Quality & Productivity Improvement Services [See under services]

QPS BACKGROUND IN BRIEF

QPS Australia is a Quality and Productivity Consulting organization (with an Environmental and OHS Division: ENOHS Australia).

It commenced operations in March 1998 with assignments in Statistical Process Control. A year later it expanded its activities to cover ISO 9000 and QS 9000 (now superseded by ISO/TS 16949) and its consulting services now also cover Environmental Standards (ISO 14000), Health and Safety Standards (AS/NZS 4801 and Safety Map) and Risk Management. We have the capability related to undertaking a vast range of management systems assignments (click on Services) and would be happy to provide additional details.

What we offer to our clients: 

·                Expertise (qualifications and experience) related to our areas of consulting

·                High operating ethics

·                Independent investigations, conclusions and recommendations, as an outside party.

·                Objectivity

·                Dedicated time

·                Flexibility

·                Preparation of on-site documentation, procedures, forms, flow charts, etc., as required

·                Competitive fees

·                Value for fees paid.

Our Principal Consultant Profile

QPS Principal Consultant Kas Mehra has extensive management and senior management experience. His background covers Production Management, Quality Management, Environmental Management, Risk Management, Product and Process Development Management, Product and Process Development Engineering and Industrial Engineering, in manufacturing and process industries, both in Australia and overseas.

He has qualifications to Masters Degree level in Engineering, a Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Management, a Certificate III in Business Excellence and Lead Auditor qualifications in Quality, Environment and OH&S Management Systems.

He is a Chartered Professional Engineer, a Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Quality Society of Australia and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Before founding QPS, Kas for a number of years was Quality Manager with Australian Defence Industries Limited (ADI), Engineering, in Melbourne and Bendigo, covering up to three sites. ADI Limited, Engineering, is a high technology, high precision, medium to heavy engineering company, manufacturing components for frigates, submarines, the aerospace industry, the mining sector, the power generation sector, etc., just to name a few. It also manufactures special purpose vehicles for Defence.

In ADI, Kas for the most part was responsible for Quality Systems Certifications /Re-certifications and for the Quality Planning, Quality Assurance, and NATA approved Metallurgical and Chemical Laboratories functions. During the later part he was also responsible for the Environmental and Risk Management.

Prior to ADI, Kas held positions in Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd at Melbourne manufacturing plant, in technical management, production management and quality management functions. For four and a half years he managed plastics components production (operating 3 shifts, & 7 days a week). He managed plastics and metal products quality and product and process development. He was involved in the introduction of TQM. Kodak Australasia was one of the pioneers of TQM in Australia and won several quality awards, including the inaugural National Quality Award.

Before this, he managed production function of a semiconductor devices manufacturing subsidiary of a US company overseas and worked as an Industrial Engineer for a complex of industries manufacturing paper, sugar, cement, and chemicals.