Raymond J. Patchak, CHMM, EMS-LA, QMS-A
Status: QMS & EMS Lead Auditor, Instructor and Program Developer
BS in Industrial Engineering Management
ISO 14001 EMS Lead Auditor
ISO 9000 Auditor
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
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 the ANSI-RAB accredited Lead Auditor Course, having trained over 500 students. He has extensive management system auditing experience in the automotive, engineering, aerospace and electronic industries.
Mr. Patchak has participated in conducting quality management system audits, in conformance with ISO 9000 at Ford Motor Company manufacturing operations.
Mr. Patchak is a contract witness auditor working for the ANSI-RAB national accreditation program, responsible for witnessing Accredited Registrars as they conduct third party audits (auditor of the auditors). Mr. Patchak has also worked on the development of ANSI-RAB auditor certification criteria and in conducting research on the qualifications of auditor candidates for the RAB program.