Centric Parts Announces Hiring of Peter Chen as New Supplier Quality Engineer
(Industry, Calif. - July 13, 2015) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for import and domestic cars and trucks announced today the hiring of Peter Chen as a Supplier Quality Engineer. In this role he will be part of the company’s Corporate Quality group responsible for overall supplier quality, interacting with engineering, supply chain/purchasing and the quality assurance staff.
“Our Centric, Qualis and StopTech supplier base continues to grow to support our overall corporate growth, and product quality remains foundational for our business,” according to Centric CEO and President, Dan Lelchuk.
“We are pleased to have Peter joining our operation,” said VP and General Manager of Performance, Greg Woo. “He has extensive experience with sub-tier supplier quality management in Taiwan and China, he speaks fluent Mandarin and he is able to conduct Quality Management System and business process reviews following the ISO9001 standard. He will be a huge asset to our company as we continue to expand our sub-tier supplier network.”
Mr. Chen comes to Centric Parts with more than 30 years of experience in engineering and quality control, most recently serving as Manufacturing and Quality Engineer at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies. Having earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chen has developed engineering, quality and manufacturing expertise in FMEA, TQM, Six Sigma, CPK study, SPC, LEAN & Kaizen programs. Prior to Carlisle, Chen was employed with Seagate, a global data storage company.
For more information, visit Centric Parts at http://www.centricparts.com and StopTech at http://www.stoptech.com/ ; and be sure to follow StopTech on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news. 
About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.




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