David J Ingram

David J Ingram

Owner and Principal, CAPA Coach LLC

David J. Ingram is founder and Owner of CAPA Coach LLC. Prior to his current role, Dave worked 26 years with Baxter Healthcare Corporation where he held positions of increasing responsibility including Senior Quality Engineer, Critical Systems Manager, Principal Statistician, Senior Principal Engineer, Manager II Quality and most recently as Director, Global Business Excellence with a staff of 12 individuals. During his tenure as Global Business Excellence Director, Dave also served as Baxter’s Corporate Master Black Belt for 13 years.

Dave has trained and coached hundreds of engineers in statistical techniques, including Lean and Six Sigma Concepts, CAPA Problem Solving, Designed Experiments (DOE), SPC, Sampling Plans and other related topics. He has coached, facilitated, lead, and/or analyzed hundreds of continuous improvement projects and investigations including CAPAs, DOEs, Green Belt and Black Belt Projects.

Dave holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University and a M.S. in Statistics from DePaul University. Dave has written and presented numerous papers for ASQ and the Journal of Validation Technologies in the areas of SPC, Sampling Plans and Process Validation. Dave has over 30 years of continuous improvement experience in the medical device industry.

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