Biography for John Moorhouse
John Moorhouse is President of Northstar Quality, Inc., which provides expertise to organizations through training, auditing, and consulting services. He brings over 20 years experience in quality assurance systems for manufacturing and processing industries. In addition to consulting, John also owns and manages Northstar Calibration, Inc., an ISO 17025 accredited calibration laboratory located in Owatonna, MN. He has worked as a director of quality, quality manager, quality engineer, buyer, process engineer, and consultant, leading ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100, ISO 17025, QS-9000, and ISO/TS-16949 registrations in single and multiple-site facilities, including hands-on use and instruction of quality tools and methodologies. His background covers defense, automotive, electronics, agriculture, and consumer products industries. He holds BS degrees in Metallurgical and Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Mr. Moorhouse is an RAB approved QMS Auditor, and holds ASQ Certified Quality Manager, CQE, CBA, and CQA certificates, as well as a Professional Engineer license in metallurgical engineering. He leads the quality management training efforts with South Central College in Faribault, MN, is a senior member of ASQ, and is on the Board of Directors for ASQ Hiawatha Section 1214. John also is an officer and teacher for his local church congregation, and has served the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod as a member of the Board of Directors for the MN South District and Camp Omega church camp near Morristown, MN.