Steven Wachs has 25 years of wide-ranging industry experience in both technical and management positions. Steve has worked as a statistician at Ford Motor Company where he has extensive experience in the development of statistical models, reliability analysis, designed experimentation, and statistical process control.
Steve is currently a Principal Statistician at Integral Concepts, Inc. where he assists manufacturers in the application of statistical methods to reduce variation and improve quality and productivity. He also possesses expertise in the application of reliability methods to achieve robust and reliable products as well as estimate and reduce warranty. Steve regularly speaks at industry conferences and provides workshops in industrial statistical methods worldwide.
The Statistical Process Control & Process Capability Course
Steven has built a comprehensive online, self-paced course covering the basics and advanced application of the critical tools to monitor, understand, control, and improve your processes.
The course includes lectures, quizzes, exercises, and Steven’s ongoing support to answer your questions and help you learn and apply SPC & Process Capability tools in your situation.
Check out the course outline, learning objectives, and scope of topics, then start today mastering SPC and Process Capability.
The Measurement System Assessment Course
Steven has built a comprehensive online, self-paced course covering the basics and advanced application of the critical tools to characterize and improve your measurement systems.
The course includes lectures, quizzes, exercises, and Steven’s ongoing support to answer your questions and help you learn and apply measurement system assessments in your situation.
Check out the course outline, learning objectives, and scope of topics, then start today mastering measurement system assessments.
The Reliability Analysis Methods Course
A collaboration between reliability experts at Integral Concepts and Accendo Reliability, this self-guided online course offers in-depth training to teach you reliability fundamentals and analysis methods to effectively assess, analyze and make sense of common systems reliability situations. And unlike many other reliability professional development courses out there, you’ll receive additional support from your instructor to answer any questions you have along the way.
Designed for individuals just getting started, reliability expert and instructor Steven Wachs will guide you through a comprehensive and interactive deep dive into all aspects of reliability analysis.
Check out the course outline, learning objective, and scope of topics, then start today mastering Reliability Analysis Methods.
The Integral Concepts article series
This article series explores essential concepts and methods for deploying Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE) effectively in your production operation. The articles focus on essential concepts as well as important topics that often not covered in basic SPC or DOE training programs. Some related statistical methods are also covered in a few of the articles
Check out the article series today.
A Dare to Know Interview with Steven
Tim interviews Steven Wachs, a consultant, about his background and ongoing work as a statistician and consultant.
The Dare to Know podcast is an interview show features thought leaders in the fields of reliability, quality, safety, risk, and asset management.
Credentials and Professional Honors
M.A., Applied Statistics, University of Michigan, 2002
M.B.A, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1986
Summa Cum Laude, University of Michigan, 1986
Tau Beta Pi – National Engineering Honor Society, 1986
Associates Fellowship and Highest Honors, University of Pittsburgh 1992
Six Sigma Blackbelt Certification, Ford Motor Company 2001
Ford Education Fellowship, 2001
Integral Concepts, Inc.
P.O. Box 251652
West Bloomfield, MI 48325