Central to Banneker’s business operations and company culture it’s our commitment to delivering high quality solutions and customer service.
At Banneker, Continuous Improvement is a core value where the company, Team Banneker Members, customers, vendors and the supply chains they manage all strive to improve processes every day. Our Integrated Business and Quality Management System (IBQMS) is built around the Company’s ISO 9001 and AS9100 certifications, supplemented by a leading edge Lean Six Sigma Program and a dynamic Company culture.
In addition to External Audits to ISO and AS Standards, Banneker conducts periodic reviews of our entire Quality Management System. Each quarter, various cross-functional teams of Six Sigma Internal Auditors (“Green Belts”) execute in-depth documentation and process assessments, ensuring all the Company’s various processes and procedure not only comply to ISO standards but to also identify opportunities for improvement.
- Small Business (U.S. Small Business Association)
- Small Disadvantaged Business (Rhode Island/Massachusetts)
- Minority Business Enterprise (National Minority Supplier Development Council)
- ISO 9001: (National Quality Assurance, USA)
- AS9100: – Rev C. (National Quality Assurance, USA)
- ISO 14001: (National Quality Assurance, USA)
- QSLD – Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors – Class 2 and Class 3 Threaded Fasteners, Rivets and Quick Release Pins (Defense Logistics Agency)
Built in Quality
Central to delivering high quality customer solutions, Banneker recruits and develops high performing Teams. Banneker provides a strong culture of continuous improvement through on the job training and personal career development learning opportunities. By enacting these training systems, Team Banneker makes it our priority to have a Team-based and customer-focused culture.
Lean Six Sigma Training
The second component of Banneker’s IBQMS program is one of the most critical steps of our Quality Management System. Our robust Lean Six Sigma program involves six to eight months of rigorous classroom education supplemented with practical application of the processes involved and tools used. A Six Sigma project, results in cost reduction, efficiency gains and/or profit increase, serves as the graduating culmination of the training program and creates a special infrastructure of Six Sigma “Green Belts” within the Company.
This training also includes “7S Training” – a workplace organization method that focuses to organize and maintain work space areas for efficiency and effectiveness. Traditionally a 5S Program (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain), Banneker Supply Chain Solutions has added Safety and Security to our program to address the ever increasing needs of our customers.