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311 Holly St. ¹ Xxxxxx, XXXXXX xxxxxx
Results Driven Quality Manager with an exceptional ability to apply Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to minimize waste, optimize processes, eliminate restrictions to maximize productivity. Innoxxxxxxtive, ambitious and disciplined with a talent for cultixxxxxxting & maintaining excellent relationships with key vendors, clients and management team members. Exceptional mentoring and employee development ability with the ability to assemble and lead a high performance team.
w Build & Maintain Relationships
w Build High Performance Teams
w Business Analysis and Process Improvement
w Drive Production Goals & Initiatives
w Excellent Communication Skills
w Exceptional Analytical Skills
w Lean Manufacturing/Cost Containment
w Quick to Foster Confidence/Gain Trust
w Self Motixxxxxxted/Independent Minded
w Six Sigma Methodology Implementation
w Strategic Planning & Execution
w Utilize Axxxxxxilable Resources
w ISO 9000/TL9000/AS9100
w Root Cause and Statistical Analysis
w APQP/PPAP/FAI/ M1003
w Experimental Design /Sampling Plans
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Longwood Elastomers, Inc, Wytheville, XXXXXX (2006 to Present - Operations Quality Manager
w Provide leadership and direction for quality control objectives for 2 high-volume manufacturing operations and one warehouse.
w Perform comprehensive capability study to maximize performance of lab testing, compression molding, transfer molding, injection molding and mechanical assembly processes.
w Drive operational improvements and standardize processes to ensure compliance to ISO 9001:2008 requirements; led efforts to design informational web pages for intranet access.
w Utilize expertise of DOE s to optimize production processes and define factors that contribute to process xxxxxxriations; design parameters, benchmarks and lead development of new materials.
ð Significantly improved quality inspection results from 63% to 95% by implementing AQL sampling plans, developing visual inspection aids and training inspectors.
ð Proven ability to secure results; created comprehensive training program for Six Sigma utilization and trained Green Belts who reduced days of inventory from 30 days to 25 days freeing up $75,000 in capital.
ð Decreased customer rejections by 40% and reduced scrap by 50% for annual cost savings of $185K.
ð Applied dynamic process improvement and development strategies to implement a safety device for lab mill operations, resulting in a 50% improvement in efficiency and reduction of required labor hours.
ð Secured critical ISO 9000 and AAR M1003 certifications for one existing and one start-up facility.
General Dynamics, Xxxxxx, XXXXXX (2004 to 2006) - Senior Quality Engineer
w Provided leadership and direction for several RCCA and Lean initiatives in filament winding, RTM and lay-up/autoclave composite manufacturing operations; conducted capability studies to maximize performance and output.
w Acted as liaison between CNC machining centers, CMM inspection stations and CAD engineering to create cohesion among departments; conducted systems audits to ensure compliance with AS9100 and AS9102 standards.
ð Led project teams through the implementation of aggressive scrap reduction plans and saved over $380K.
ð Optimized efficiencies to reduce cycle times by 50%, and improved on-time delivery from 44% to 100%
ð Created strategic client partnerships to define inspection requirements, reducing tag submittal by 76%.
Kidde Aerospace and Defense, Wilson, NC (2002 to 2004) - Process/Quality Engineer
w Provided leadership and oversight for Inspectors, NDT, Calibration and Service Technician operating in 4 manufacturing departments and localized service center; completed comprehensive capabilities studies to ensure efficiencies throughout shop processes.
w Created a standardized procedure and inspection process to provide for ease of machine set up, conducted DOE s to optimize critical processes and maximize quality control results.
w Established certification requirements for TIG welding, soldering, CNC machines, brazing, metal finishing and leak detection processes.
ð Spearheaded efforts to identify deficiencies in engineering drawings and reduced assembly and inspection errors by 37%, and eliminated root cause of product escapes to reduce losses by 93%.
ð Improved on-time delivery by 32% through the development of FMEA s and utilized DOEs, RCA, DMAIC, and MSA to realize a cost savings of $180K annually through a 60% reduction in scrap.
Corning Cable Systems, Winston-Salem, NC (1995 to 2002) - Quality Engineering
w Developed and implemented critical test equipment for fiber optic cabling; incorporated specialized software to design and analyze statistical data to optimize processes, reduce xxxxxxriations, determine process capabilities and study root cause of failures.
ð Leveraged lean capabilities to implement a highly effective scrap reduction project that eliminated broken fibers from entering finished products, resulting in a $135K annual savings.
ð Improved efficiency and accuracy of the marking system reducing raw material allocation from 4% to 2% for a realized annual savings of $225K.
ð Led efforts to outsource replacement parts and test fixtures for fiber optic test stations, saving $160K annually.
Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA - MS Quality Assurance
Excelsior College, Albany, NY - BS Electronics Engineering Technology
New River Community College, Dublin, XXXXXX - AAS Electrical/AAS Instrumentation Technology
2010: XXXXXX SPQA Baldrige Examiner
2005: ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
2001: Dale Carnegie Certified Team Facilitator
1996: ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
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