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Quality Engineer /Manager

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Location:
Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29307, United States
Salary:
65,000
Posted:
October 26, 2010
Email:
s93n0s@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
****.******@***.***


P.O.BOX ***. • DRAYTON, SC. ***** • PHONE (843) ***-**** s93n0s@r.postjobfree.com
MICHAEL CARSON
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 Twenty years of Tier-One automotive management experience.
 Ten years experience as a CNC machining facilitator.
 Five years experience as a lead quality assurance specialist / Assembly.
 Extensive background facilitating Kaizen, Six-Sigma, and lean events.
 Certified SAP super user, WMS training, Manhatten WMS, AS400.
 DDI Certified facilitator / instructor.
 Proficient use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, PC-Demis and various other computer applications.
EDUCATION
2010 - Present South University Savannah, GA.
Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
 Will graduate November 2013
2006 Trident Technical College Charleston, SC.
Lean Manufacturing
1995 – 1997 Rockwell International Asheville, NC.
Quality Engineer
1990 – 1991 Rockwell International Asheville, NC.
CNC Machinist
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007 - Present MAU/Tier One Solutions Greer, SC
Associate Relations Assistant Manager
 First line contact for associates on a manufacturing floor, administer company policies and procedures, issue corrective actions, payroll benefits and all communications for up to 200 associates.
 Resolve associate relation issues, promote, encourage and lead teams in areas of safety, network, interaction and problem solving.
 Assist section leaders and first line managers in development of teams, assist in interpreting plant goals and meeting workshop targets/indicators.
 Interface with customer on a daily basis to maintain proper needs, provide assistance to site manager on coordinating daily needs.

2003 - 2007 BEHR Heat-Transfer Systems Charleston, SC.
Shift Manager
 Responsible for the direct safety, quality, productivity, of all associates.
 Administer company policies and procedures, issue corrective actions, payroll benefits and all communications for up to 150 assembly associates.
 Developmental responsibilities for first line supervisors and the development of kaizen and lean teams, assist in interpreting plant goals and meeting workshop targets/indicators.
 Interface with customer on a daily basis to maintain proper needs, provide assistance to plant manager on coordinating daily needs.

2000 -2003 Griffin Thermal Products Piedmont, SC.
Business Unit Manager
 Accountable to the owner(s) for launch of first cooling package for Harley-Davidson first liquid cooled motorcycle (V-Rod).
 Establish plant operations involving proto-type, thermal cycling, and durability testing, establishment of floor planning, equipment placement, PPAP, vendor PPAP and customer run-off’s.
 launch initial production, train shop-floor.

1997 – 2000 Borg-Warner Turbochargers Arden, NC.
Operations Manager
 Managed 2 shifts assembly, 5 supervisors and 200+ associates.
 Machine, assemble, pack and ship up to 40K units per month.
 Develop process improvements, implement lean initiatives and report.
 Interim Safety Coordinator, certified first responder.
 Interim Special Projects Manager, concentration on PPM reduction.

1987 – 1997 Rockwell International Fletcher, NC.
Carrier Machining / Quality facilitator
 Managed 3 shifts CNC machining and assembly, 5 supervisors and 350+ associates.
 Develop quality improvements, implement lean initiatives.
 Interim Quality Engineer, certified and trained on CMM / PCR robotics
 Certified ISO 14001:2004 internal Auditor.
OBJECTIVE
To obtain the opportunity for a position with a world class organization by utilizing the skills, Capabilities, and Qualifications that I have accomplished.