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  • Blog

    Working as a Commissioning E&I Engineer

    In our Pauwels People series, we talk to our consultants about their experience as a consultant, working for Pauwels Consulting and their projects. Today, we're talking to Paul Vander Schelden, who worked as a Project Engineer at several companies and was a Commissioning E&I Engineer for Fluxys to help build a tank in the LNG Terminal. Now, Paul is retired and is making the most of his free time!

  • Engineering

    8 benefits of a certified ISO 9001 quality management system

    The introduction of an ISO 9001 quality management system typically gives an organisation more order and structure, which is usually to the benefit of the quality of its products and services.

  • Blog

    Is Industry 4.0 the new OpEx?

    This question will be answered with yes or no depending on where it is asked, more specifically at which company department or hierarchical level it is asked. In any case, Industry 4.0 and Operational Excellence (OpEx) seem to be strongly connected. Read on to find out more.

  • Engineering

    8 challenges quality management professionals face

    Implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS) can be quite a challenge. It's not always easy to find the information, method, person or time to implement the QMS that best suits your needs.

  • Engineering

    9 reasons why operational excellence may fail

    Operational Excellence (OpEx) is a popular philosophy among organizations that want to improve and maintain their efficiency. Despite its popularity though it is not easy to give a clear and unique definition of this domain.

  • Engineering

    6 tips for successful Operational Excellence projects

    In this article, we want to go one step further: we will give you 6 tips to increase your chances of success with your next OpEx project. The tips in this article are based on our own experience in Operational Excellence projects in various projects across many industries. We hope that these tips will help you with your next OpEx projects.

  • Blog

    Working in a MSA Technical Compliance team

    In our series ‘Pauwels People’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about their projects and experiences. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Tom Van Hees, Senior Consultant Engineering Services at Pauwels Consulting.

  • Engineering

    Working as an Automotive Project Manager: Nico Bracke

    This edition of our series “Consultants tell their stories” features Nico Bracke, Senior Automotive Project Manager at Pauwels Consulting. Nico is passionate about cars and he has more than 20 years' experience in the automotive industry. Nico combines his passion with his work. An inspiring story about an enthusiastic colleague!

  • Blog

    Working as a Senior Project Engineer: Patrik Ingels

    In our series Pauwels People, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Patrik Ingels, Senior Project Engineer at Pauwels Consulting.

  • Blog

    Important differences between ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9001:2008

    Pauwels Consulting assists companies in Belgium and abroad in setting up and monitoring quality systems and continuously improving business processes. We have a number of experienced ISO 9001 consultants on board to achieve this. Luc Marivoet is one of our quality experts. We interviewed Luc about the publication of the new ISO 9001:2015 standard and the main differences between ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9001:2008.

  • Blog

    What is Lean? What is TPS?

    On Thursday the back-office team of Pauwels Consulting was introduced to the basics of the Lean methodology in an inspiring workshop. In his workshop, the most important principles of the Toyota Production System (TPS), probably the most renowned systematic implementation of Lean principles were discussed.

  • Engineering

    Working as Engineering Consultant: Luc Marivoet

    At Pauwels Consulting, we are continually looking for motivated consultants who are in a position to bring our clients’ projects to a successful conclusion. As a result, we interview lots of candidates and regularly take on interesting new colleagues. In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Luc Marivoet, Senior Engineering Consultant at Pauwels Consulting. Luc joined Pauwels Consulting in January 2013.

  • Engineering

    Convenient correlation matrix for transition to ISO 9001:2015

    Pauwels Consulting assists companies in setting up and monitoring quality systems and continuously improving business processes. We have a number of experienced ISO 9001 consultants on board to assist companies all over Europe.

  • Business case

    ESA obtains ISO 9001 certificate with the help of Pauwels Consulting

    Pauwels Consulting started an ISO 9001 quality management project at ESA, the European Society of Anaesthesiology. During the project Luc Marivoet, Senior Quality consultant, advised and supported them with the implementation of a quality management system in order to obtain the ISO 9001 certification.

  • Engineering

    Pauwels Consulting organizes ISO 9001:2015 workshops for companies

    The goal of this workshop is to help your company’s top management deal efficiently with ISO 9001:2015 and identify and utilize both the risks and the commercial benefits and opportunities.

  • Engineering

    ISO 9001:2015 - a business management tool with focus on quality

    Many people believe ISO 9001:2015 is solely intended to manage the quality management system. However, if you examine the standard requirements, you will be surprised to learn that much more is included than just the responsibilities of the quality department.

  • Engineering

    Two ISO 9001 myths we should quickly forget

    Prepare yourself for an excellent implementation of the ISO 9001 norm in your organization by reading our most common myths and misunderstandings surrounding ISO 9001.

  • Engineering

    Pauwels Consulting obtains SCC certificate

    At Pauwels Consulting, we attach great importance to safe working conditions and a safe working environment. To reinforce this commitment, we recently obtained the SCC certification for our business unit engineering.