Chris Docherty

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Chris Docherty

Chris Docherty is the Managing Director of FQM Ltd. Chris has over 25 years experience in Contracts, Risk, Quality and Project Management at a Senior Level.

He has worked for and managed many of the largest corporations in the Electronics market for Qualification, Root Cause Analysis, Change Management and Strategic Project Management. He has worked in the US, Far East, Europe, UK and Ireland. He also brings a breadth and depth of knowledge in the understanding of commercial and operational factors as well as strong communication and people management skills.

With Chris’s international experience in Quality, Risk, Supply Chain and Contract Management, he has vast experience at an international level of delivering programmes on many subjects including;

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Risk Based Contract Management
  • Quality Assurance and Performance with Lean
  • The cost of Poor Quality / The benefits of Good Quality

These programmes are typically delivered in house for large multinational organisations or government bodies, please contact FQM to understand how these programmes could hugely benefit your organisation and have the opportunity to speak to Chris about their content and the opportunity to bespoke for your organisation.

Chris has also consulted for companies on QMS and successfully delivered technical training from production floor level through to senior management.

Degree qualified Electrical and Electronic Engineer he started his career at Motorola Semiconductors as senior Reliability Engineer, overseeing qualification and change management across 4 waferfabs and their assembly and test site for EMEA business. He then moved in to customer quality assurance management looking after Mobile Phone and 2 way radio customers in EMEA, reporting directly to Global Quality Director in Austin Texas.

This was followed by 10 years as Senior Quality Assurance Manager for Samsung Electronics, working in 3 of their offices across Europe he managed global accounts; Dell Computers, Apple Inc and Sun Microsystems.

Chris currently operates as an independent consultant and technical contractor, helping UK and worldwide organisations define and implement management system initiatives, senior project management and interim quality management projects.

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