John Lafferty, B. Tech. in Manufacturing Technology, Cert. Training & Continuing Education, Cert. Quality Management, is a Quality professional with over 25 years experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. John joined SQT as a tutor in 2007. Prior to that, John spent many years working in the Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Packaging manufacturing sectors – the final 6 years of which were as a Senior Manager of a multinational Medical Devices plant where he managed the Quality, Regulatory, Environmental and Health & Safety Management Systems. John completed his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training through SQT in 2009 and derives great benefit from applying the techniques that he learned to Risk Management and Validation in a Life Sciences setting. “It is great to be able to bring this knowledge and the experience gained from ongoing involvement with Life Sciences companies into the classroom,” he says. John passionately believes that the key to success in Life Sciences Manufacturing is the relentless application Risk Management and Validation Practices.
As the SQT tutor for Technical Writing Skills, John believes that good written communication skills are vital for any Life Sciences professional.
"It is important to realise that good writing is less about the rules of grammar and more about stepping into the shoes of the reader and looking at the subject from his/her perspective"
- John Lafferty
John is an excellent tutor who encouraged the class to engage in the subject matter
– Patrick Dennis, R&D Engineer, Cook Medical
John is a friendly informative instructor who made the topic engaging and memorable
– Maeve Tynan, Instructional Designer , Firecrest
Course content excellent. As usual tutor interaction was very good. John makes the course easy to understand and comprehensive
– Andy Kerr, Manufacturing Engineer, Heartsine
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Technical Writing – what makes a good document? A good document is one that gives a clear message which all of the intended readers can easily understand. Key elements of a Technical Document: • The document must convey the mos...Read More
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