- Vice President of Quality, ZF Division U. Electronics & ADAS at ZF Group
Jd is a ZF VP of Quality for its Electronics & ADAS Division U. This role came on the heels of the BorgWarner (BW) purchase of Delphi Technologies, where Jd was the global VP of Quality and Warranty. Jd was also a VP of Operations – Americas for SAF Holland and the SVP of Quality, Lean and EHS for Accuride. Four Accuride sites won the AME Excellence Award and one site won the Industry Week Best Manufacturing Plant of the Year. In 2020, Jd was inducted into the inaugural USA’s Women In Manufacturing (WiM) Hall of Fame.
Jd is an ASQ Fellow, Shainin Medalist, CMQ/OE, CQE, CSSBB and MBB. She is also an ASQ Certified Trainer, STEP Ahead Awardee, and in 2018, was recognized by Crain’s as a notable Woman in Manufacturing. She holds a BSE and MSA. Jd is a Past-Chair of the ASQ QMD. She currently supports the ASQ QMD in a variety of capacities. Jd has co-authored several books and articles on Lean and Quality Systems; most notably, Accuride Corporation’s Lean Management 50-50-20, as well as a small vignette depicting their family’s journey with autism, A Sample Size of One.