James Cheng: About the Author
Technical Expoert, Bureau Veritas

James Cheng

James Cheng is a Technical Expert at Bureau Veritas.  He has BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Environmental Engineering. He has over 10 years of Supplier Technical Assessment working experience. His responsibilities include managing STA projects, developing auditing protocols, training/coaching auditors, and conducting hundreds of STA on manufacturers in different industries; in his professional career, he has over 30 years of consulting experience, responsibilities include stress analysis, design review and inspections of lifting appliances and pressure vessels used for onshore and offshore Oil & Gas industries.

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September/October 2016 Inspectioneering Journal

Having a systematic, proven methodology for effectively qualifying suppliers is extremely important. Supplier Technical Assessments, or “vendor assessments,” help buyers evaluate suppliers’ qualifications when considering their capabilities to manufacture specified industrial components or provide the desired services.

Authors: James Cheng

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