Joel Ericson is a Quality Systems professional with 30+ years of experience in a broad range of industries including; medical devices for vascular intervention, complex machining for medical, mainframe computing, and weapons systems; catheter manufacture, plastic injection molding, in addition to manufacture and assembly of packaging machinery for the global market place.
Mr. Ericson has significant additional experience as a quality systems auditor having planned and led audits of suppliers of custom components, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and analytical laboratories.
Mr. Ericson holds certifications as a biomedical and Quality Systems Auditor and a Quality Manager and lead auditor for both ISO 13485 and 17025 supplier audit teams. He has managed registration projects for both ISO 13485 and 17025 quality management systems. Mr. Ericson is an experienced trainer in QMS regulations and auditing and holds a Six Sigma green belt. He is currently an auditor for St. Jude Medical in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is accountable for developing and executing activities related to Quality Management System Audits along with performing consulting assessments for St. Jude Medical products and sales divisions worldwide.