Optimum Consulting for Quality Management Systems, Business Continuity Planning, Health and Safety, Industrial Management, Human Resources,

GDPR Compliance and Associated Business Services.

Optimum Process, Optimum People, Optimum Quality

Craig Metcalfe LCGI, B. Eng. Mech Eng

With over 35 yrs experience of quality systems and management, gained primarily in engineering and aircraft engineering environments Craig has adapted his skills and experience to suit a wide variety of business activities, and can deliver a service to your business which is  tailored to your specific requirements.


Whether you simply require advice on quality management, the day to day maintenance of an existing quality system, or you require a bespoke system writing and implementing, all the way to accreditation and beyond, Craig and his team are here to advise and assist you.

In addition to being an IRCA registered auditor, the range of services offered covers the implementation of quality management systems and internal auditing to the following, which includes the latest medical devices standards:

Quality Management Systems


ISO9001 is the international standard for quality management systems recognised for business throughout the world.


AS9100 is an internationally recognised standard for  business and manufacture within the Aircraft market, and is recognised throughout the industry world wide.


AS9100 is a building block based upon ISO9001 but with greater levels of control, in order to be generally compliant with aircraft standards requirements.


For example, with Rolls Royce SABRE,  AS9100 is the minimum requirement prior to supply chain approval.

OQM can also provide advice or assistance in the following areas:


  • Business Continuity Planning

  • Risk Assessments

  • Health and Safety training and compliance

  • Engineering Consultancy

  • Surface Treatments Consultancy

  • Fire Marshall Training


Working in partnership with a number of UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies (Craig is also an IRCA registered auditor) we are here to guide and support businesses through the accreditation process.

Training and Consultancy

  • ISO9001

  • AS9100

  • ISO14001

  • ISO18001

  • ISO29001/API


  • ISO22716

  • ISO13485

  • IATF 16949