QP3 ErgoSystems LLC
Tim Pottorff, MSc, CIE, ARM, is an Ergonomist, Inventor, Speaker, Author and Entrepreneur, with nearly 30-years of experience. During this time, he has worked with thousands of leading companies around the world and improved their operations. He has accomplished this by conducting onsite Ergonomics assessments that focus on key business metrics, and developing and facilitating customized workshops at client manufacturing, and processing locations and corporate offices. From 2014 to 2016 he led the Ergonomics effort for the nearly $450 million Zurich North America Headquarters facility in Schaumburg, IL.
He has worked in professional roles with companies such as United Parcel Service, Texas Instruments, The Aluminum Company of America, and Zurich Services Corporation. QP3 ErgoSystems LLC (2017-present). He has developed numerous ergonomics courses, including the multi-day Effective Industrial Ergonomics Course at QP3 ErgoSystems.
Tim has authored numerous articles for publications such as Industrial & Systems Engineering Magazine and the Contact Center Pipeline newsletter and has presented numerous technical ergonomics topics at professional Ergonomics and Safety conferences.
Tim is currently the Principal at QP3 ErgoSystems, and has built it into a full-service Risk Consulting firm with a nationwide team including Ergonomists, Industrial Hygienists, plus Safety, Environmental, and Property experts, and they also provide COVID-19 consulting services. The QP3 team works with industry leaders in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, insurance, hospitality and legal services companies.
Manual assembly processes can be improved if engineers consider ergonomic guidelines that address job-related stressors, such as force, position, repetition and vibration. Poor ergonomic design directly affects productivity, efficiency and quality from an assembly line. In this presentation, you’ll learn how to address work heights, reach standards and other ergonomic issues when designing assembly lines and workstations. The presentation will also cover best practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19.