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Quality Assurance Sales

Lynnwood, WA, 98036
August 07, 2012

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Donald R. Wayland

Lynnwood, WA. *****

Phone 360-***-**** E-mail:

Plant Manager (BS) with over 20 years experience in molding, assembly, and

fabrication operation. Responsibilities involve the hands-on direction of

production, assembly, quality assurance, supply chain (purchasing, planning

and inventory), product development, project engineering and liaison with

customers, vendors, and in-house departments. Experience has led to

knowledge of patent development, lean manufacturing, budgeting, process

improvements, and a variety of manufacturing processes.

Professional Background

Operation Manager

MSI: Snohomish WA. 01/12-


Wild Design

Bellingham, WA.


Working as a consultant to design and build a new long board machine

Taking care of a terminal ill parent 09/09-


Plant Manager

Thermodynamics: Broken Arrow, OK

03/07- 04/09

. Responsible for staff of 49 employees & 7 supervisors

operating 24/7

. In charge of production, assembly, machining, quality control,

maintenance, and safety departments

. Planning, scheduling, and assigning tasks in all departments

. Participated in hiring, rewarding, disciplining and terminating,

active interview with management,

and human resources as needed.

. Collected data and kept records

. Led all research & development project.

. Set-up Quality Control Dept. & maintenance dept.

. Incorporated safety committee & meetings in achieving a clean

safe work environment

. Safety, Health, and Environment: Ensured plant operations were

in total compliance with all applicable

Government regulations

. Leadership: Constantly setting example and maintaining company's

credo and mission statement

. Improved staff performance through coaching, education, training

and motivational workforce

. Implemented lean manufacturing principles

. Established preventive maintenance schedule

. With hands on responsibility of day to day operations.

. Establish ISO 9001-2001 Quality system

. Effective interactive consultant with Sales and Engineering

Departments designing products and tooling.

Rural Route Carrier

US Postal Service: Burlington, WA.

03/05 - 03/07

. Sorted and arranged mail for it's perspective delivery

. Delivered mail to residences and businesses established along specific

routes by walking and or driving

. Redesigned route for effectiveness in safety and mileage

Substitute Teacher

Burlington Edison Dist: Burlington, WA.

11/02 - 03/05

. Instructed Metal Shop, Auto Shop, Wood Shop, and Industrial Design

Substitute Teacher

Concrete School Dist.: Concrete WA

09/03 - 03/05

. Responsible for instructing all grade levels from 1st to 12th grade,

providing a dependable and stable teaching solution.

General Manger / Waylander Division

C-Dory Inc.: Kent WA

11/02 - 11/03

. One year management contract during transition to new ownership

. Planned and designed exhibit for Outdoor Retailer and Nation Best


. Oversaw production, planning and scheduling

. Established and controlled quality assurance

. Assured that C-Dory 19 model meet Coast Guard Standards for



Waylander Inc.: Burlington WA. 05/80

- 11/02

. Developed a company from start-up, and running it effectively and

successfully for over 22 years

. Effective management with hands on experience in manufacturing, sales

and marketing

. Responsible for overall plant business plans, operation, resource

requirements, and

while generating profitability

. Person in-charge for company's sales, production, maintenance,

shipping, engineering,

EHS, quality, and administration function

. Provided leadership in development and implementation of a highly

productive organization

. Planned and managed new product's concepts from creation to

introduction to market, and responsive to customer needs

. Intuitive design of products in the Marine, Recreational, and Lighting


. A successful pioneer of innovative products and design, and developer

of eleven patents

. Strong knowledge of business and manufacturing principles; always

exceeding production goals of quality parts, safety, while identifying

and securing alliances, partnerships, and managing effectively sales


. Designed, fabricated and marketed a line of molded boats from multiple

layers of plastic

(skin foam skin)

. Implemented National Sales Representatives in the Lighting and Marine


. Designed and built marine products for Murray Chris Craft, Tollycraft,

Bayliner, Uniflite, Arima Marine, and Sea Sport while maintaining a

positive and successful relationship

. Designed new products for Boeing, Kenworth/Peterbilt, Freightliner,

Hyster, and Japan Airlines

. Designed and molded new fuel tank for FMC from Allied Chemical new

Nylon 6/6

. Expanded production of Rotomolded plastic products into Engineered


. Supervised and maintained certification training for all employees

. Directed manufacturing of tooling and equipment

. Defined and implemented standard operation procedures

. Created lean manufacturing, elimination of waste and unneeded

materials, reducing cycles and reload times

. Commended for problem-solving, trouble shooting, knowledge of

manufacturing technologies and processes

Industrial Skills

1. Plastic Process: Rotomolding, Thermoforming, Compression,

Injection, Co-injection,

(RIM) Reaction Injection Molding, Fiberglass, Pre-

impregnated, Advance Composites, Infusion

2. Metal Process: Aluminum Casting, Brake, Shear, Tube

Bending, Metal Spinning, Milling, Welding

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, AutoCAD, QuickBooks Pro


B. S. Industrial Technology (Plastic / Metal)

Western Washington University: Bellingham, WA.

Additional Education / Training

Boeing Quality Assurance Seminars EPA Seminars

Lean Manufacturing Seminars ISO-9001-2002


First-Aid & CPR 5 S's

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