Bill Haughey – President and Founder of ReliaTrain is a recognized global expert in the areas of Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Design Review Based on Failure Modes (DRBFM), Design Review Based on Test Results (DRBTR), Design For Manufacturing and Assembly (DFM/A), reliability program planning, and auditing. Having worked with brands like Philips Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting Divisions, General Dynamics, General Motors, Borg Warner, Harley Davidson, and many leading and innovative companies, it’s not a surprise quality and reliability experts turn to Bill to support their strategic quality initiatives.
Bill is a sought after speaker at Reliability and quality events, a member of SAE – Society of Automotive Engineers and AIAG – Automotive Industry Action Group standards committees that provide guidance in the application of quality and reliability tools. He was mentored by Tatsuhiko Yoshimura, retired Toyota executive and a founder of the DRBFM methodology.
Bill is also the Author of Design Review Based on Failure Modes & Design Review Based on Test Results Process Guidebook. You can purchase a copy of by through the Society of Automotive Engineers http://books.sae.org/book-pd251136
"Bill’s extensive experience with reliability methods and detailed training approach provides engineers knowledge and confidence they can utilize in their daily work. Bill has provided technical and training skills to our employees, which complement Beckman Coulter’s commitment to professionalism, dependable service, and positive results."− Brian Littman, Systems and Reliability Group Manager Beckman Coulter
"Bill has a thorough understanding of the GD3 methodology and I consider him an expert in both DRBFM and DRBTR. Bill has the knowledge and skills to support any company to improve their quality processes by implementing GD3 methodology internally and at the supply base."− Tatsuhiko Yoshimura, Previous Global Executive Director QRD (Quality, Reliability and Durability) General Motors and Retired Toyota Executive
"I believe the standards and methodologies, as taught by Bill, are critical to the quality and reliability of our products. He brings a unique style and training that engineers can relate to and utilize in their daily work."− Mark Reese Global Chief Engineer Borg Warner
"Mr. Haughey has provided both training and analytical support for General Dynamics and various component suppliers of the EFV program. Bill uses a comprehensive approach to the Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) process. This approach includes a focused Process Flow Diagram, PFMEA and Process Control Plan that enables the team to uncover random and reoccurring failures. I believe that the standards and methodologies, as taught by Bill, are critical to the quality and reliability of our products. This has been proven time and again with our suppliers. He operates with the understanding if a supplier fails the overall program fails."− Jim Davis General Dynamics Land Systems
"Bill has provided both training and analytical support for Stratasys products. Bill aims to ensure understanding of the analysis process by our engineers and is always focused on the development of highly reliable products with quality that exceeds expectations. Bill has great experience but is also willing to bring in a network of specialized experts to support the specific needs of our company. I believe that the methods and processes, as taught and used by Bill, are critical to meeting the objective of Stratasys quality and reliability targets."− Steve Chillscyzn Director of Technology and Systems Stratasys
“Bill has a thorough understanding of the GD3 methodology and I consider him an expert in both DRBFM and DRBTR.” Tatsuhiko Yoshimura, Previous Global Executive Director QRD (Quality, Reliability and Durability) General Motors and Retired Toyota Executive).
Bill’s clients say that he is a true mentor with a “big picture” mentality. Bill’s clients also say that what makes Bill unique is his ability to navigate seamlessly between the design and process methodologies to create a community that truly supports the engineer.
“I believe the standards and methodologies, as taught by Bill, are critical to the quality and reliability of our products.” Mark Reese, Global Chief Engineer, Borg Warner.
Reliatrain works with large and small companies to:
- Eliminate waste in the design process and focus all efforts on the development of the design while simultaneously meeting the objectives of required processes. No wasted effort by the engineer just to fill out a worksheet
- Focus all manufacturing efforts on delivering quality products by improving process knowledge.
- We concentrate on details and meeting customer expectations
- It is all about engineering discussion and never about auto-population with a software
ReliaTrain’s mission is to train engineers on APQP and reliability methods, and give them the knowledge and confidence they can immediately use in their daily work. Our courseware is ideal for product, manufacturing, quality, supplier quality, validation and test engineers, and facilitators, trainers, and consultants in all industries.