Raymond J. Patchak, CHMM, EMS-LA, QMS-A
Status: EMS Lead Auditor, Instructor and Program Developer
QMS Auditor, Instructor
BS in Industrial Engineering Management
RAB Certified ISO 14001 EMS Lead Auditor
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
ISO 9000 Auditor
Relevant Experience: Mr. Patchak has over 14 years of environmental regulatory compliance experience. Throughout this time, Mr. Patchak has been responsible for both auditing and the development of compliance programs at many types of manufacturing and waste handling facilities. Mr. Patchak is a seasoned lead instructor for several ANSI-RAB accredited Lead Auditor Courses. He has extensive ISO 14001 auditing experience in the automotive, engineering, construction and electronic industries. Mr. Patchak was also a project lead assisting the Steel Authority of India plants in implementation of ISO 14001 in the USAEP Clean Technology Initiative.
Mr. Patchak has participated in conducting quality management system audits, in conformance with ISO 9000 at Ford Motor Company manufacturing operations. He is awaiting his ISO 9001 Lead Auditor certification from the RAB.
Mr. Patchak is a member of the US TAG to TC-207, working on the EMS and Labeling sub-committee. He is a contract Witness Auditor working for the ANSI-RAB national accreditation program. Responsible for witnessing EMS & QMS Registrars as they conduct third party audits. Mr. Patchak has work on the development of ISO 14000 EMS auditor certification criteria and in conducting research on the qualifications of EMS auditor candidates for the RAB.