Quality Assurance Manager, experienced and Certified Lead Auditor in NQA-1 and QMS ISO 9001. Certified Quality Engineer - Licensed Professional Engineer - excellent people and speaking skills - comfortable interfacing with craftsmen, technical personnel and senior executives.
Manager, Quality Assurance – August 2011 – February 2012 Idaho Falls, ID
Quality Management Representative. Maintain and evaluate the QMS initiating actions to provide continuous improvement of processes.
Supervise QC Manager and Inspection personnel, NDT Level III, Auditor, Document & Records Coordinator. Certify qualifications of inspectors and auditors.
Initiate and approve Corrective Actions. Plan audits to ensure effective implementation of NQA-1 and ISO 9001.
Qualify suppliers; approve purchases of material for NQA-1 projects; mentor suppliers to achieve required product quality.
Identified opportunities for improved product quality and initiated actions to bring company to the next level of quality consistency and profitability.
Quality Audit Program Lead – May 2009 – August 2011 Idaho Falls, ID
Navy Nuclear Power Program
Performed supplier audits NQA-1/ISO 9001; performed internal audits to evaluate compliance with NAVSEA 4000.
Scheduled all audits for the audit team. Wrote audit reports, edited team reports.
Presented internal Findings to top management. Interfaced with acquisition (purchasing) concerning supplier status, and mitigation of supplier weaknesses for ongoing purchases.
Audited AE firm designing $70M Major Construction Project.
Recognized for proficiency in supplier audits to NQA-1 and ISO 9001. Restored US Navy confidence in company Quality Audit Program.
B.S. Physics, 1976 US Coast Guard Academy (3.41 GPA)
M.S. Physics, 1981 US Naval Postgraduate School (3.56 GPA)
P.E. VA 040*******
, CQE ASQ 54469, Certified Lead Auditor, QMS RABQSA 113843 & NQA-1