Dean Matzo

Synopsis of Presentation

This workshop is designed for those who are unfamiliar with the concept of quality assurance in railcar mechanical operations. We will teach the basics of developing a manual in conformance to AAR M1003, Section J, Chapter 2. We will start a plan sketching and organization chart, inspection and test plan and other key components of the manual.

About Mr. Matzo

Dean Matzo, Vice President Quality, TrinityRail
Dean Matzo utilizes over 20 years of aerospace, automotive, industrial and consumer manufacturing experience in the development and improvement of quality systems and programs to the benefit of the corporation; but most importantly to the users of its products. As the Vice President of Quality for TrinityRail, he is responsible for the overall quality management system. His team establishes quality policies and procedures, audits and executes all quality functions to ensure compliance with Industry and Federal regulatory requirements. During his tenure at TrinityRail, he has led the organization during the largest industry ramp in recent history, requiring extensive expansion of personnel, operating locations and industry compliance audits. Dean holds an MBA from the University of Texas, BS from Western Michigan University and participates in several industry tasks forces and is on the Quality Assurance Committee for the Railway Supply Institute.