Josef Kirchkamp - Engineering Consultant

Qualitymanagement and Qualityassurance

General Information

Contact

    Josef Kirchkamp
Engineering Consultant
Moerser Str. 345
D - 47803 Krefeld
Tel.: +49 2151 53 60 98
Fax: +49 2151 53 60 97
http://www.kirchkamp.com

Experience

  • more than 40 years of profession in the upper management
  • excellent knowledge of the English language
  • worldwide experience in the fields of power piping, chemical and petrochemical industries and on- and offshore facilities for the oil and gas production
  • company management and organization
  • design and calculation of pressure retaining components
  • relations with authorities, acceptance-, classification-, test- and certificationorganizations
  • professional understanding of metal forming processes (cold forming, hot forming) and welding processes
  • heattreatment of ferrous and nonferrous materials
  • qualityassurance, qualitycontrol and documentation
  • destructive and nondestructive test procedures
  • failure- and liabitityanalysis
  • excellent knowledge of the technical standards i.e.: DIN, EN, ISO, BS, ASTM, ASME BPV code, NORSOK, KTA, Stoomwezen, AD, TRD, TRR,TRbF etc.

Education

  • Study of mechanical engineering
  • additional education in "Piping design, Analysis and Fabrication" at the Center of Professional Advancement
  • qualification as a Lead Auditor in accordance with the requirements of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME - NQA-1 for nuclear application

Services

Qualitymanagement/Qualityassurance Systems

  • assistance for development, organisation, improvement and updating of
    1. Quality Management Systems in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9000 (The final Certification shall be performed always by an Accredited Organization).
    2. Quality Assurance Systems in accordance with the requirements of the ASME - BPV code (The final Certification shall be performed always by an Accredited Organization).
      1. ASME-Sect. VIII for conventional applications
      2. ASME-Sect. III for nuclear applications
  • system modifications in accordance with the requirements of the KTA-rules or with the rules of the Swedish "System Certificate"
  • performance of system audits internal / external
  • personnel training

Identified projects will be treated in a short time frame, at reasonable costs and in a professional manner, possibly together with your own selected team.

Qualitymanagement/Qualityassurance Documents

preparation of all Qualitymanagement- and Qualityassurance related documents based on the relevant Code requirements and the actual situation of your company i.e.

  • Qualitymanagement Manual / Quality Assurance Manual
  • procedures and work instructions
  • welding procedure specifications
  • test procedures
  • inspection- und testplans
  • auditplans etc.

Identified projects will be treated in a short time frame, at reasonable costs and in a professional manner, possibly together with your own selected team.

Qualitymanagement/Qualityassurance Products

performance of all Quality Assurance activities which relate to the product itself i.e.

  • order follow-up including product examination and documentation control
  • performance of Quality Audits internal / external
  • System Monitoring
  • specification evaluation and interpretation
  • product- / process improvement
  • risk- and liabilityanalysis
  • failure analysis
  • preparation of project specifications etc.

Identified projects will be treated in a short time frame, at reasonable costs and in a professional manner, possibly together with your own selected team.