Meet the BIS Experts – Michael McCauley

Michael McCauley, Sr. Consultant
630.505.0500 x346

Michael M. McCauley is a full-time senior consultant with Illinois BIS specializing in quality systems, tools, and methodologies with over 30 years of industry experience.

Having established his leadership  skills in various executive management roles, Michael successfully led and participated on regional and global quality improvement initiatives – including major cost of quality reduction programs and revising the global advanced product quality planning process. While holding a Director of Quality position for global controls manufacturer, Michael successfully re-implemented  an entire quality organization from the ground up. This resulted  in a significant reduction in quality costs, a surge in first pass yield, and increased customer satisfaction levels which supported future business revenues.


  • Quality / Lean
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • IATF 16949
  • Internal Auditing
  • APQP
  • FMEA
  • MSA
  • PPAP
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Intro to Lean
  • A3 Problem Solving
  • 5s and Mistake Proofing
  • Set-up Reduction/ TPM
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lean Implementation


Michael is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) since 1992; an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer since 1996; IRCA/RAB Certified Lead Assessor (1995); Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 45001, ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 (QM, AU, TL  designations); and has recently completed a Global Executive Development Program (high-potential).

Bachelor of Science degree  in Electrical Engineering – Illinois Institute of Technology
Master of Business Administration  degree  – Keller Graduate School of Executive Management

Utilize Michael’s expertise at the next Lean Tools workshop or contact BIS for your own customized, onsite Lean Tools or Quality Standards Implementation training!