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Manager Quality

Location:
West Chicago, Illinois, 60185, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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S A L I L • S H E T H

*** ****** **** • WEST CHICAGO, IL 60185 5972 • *****.******@*****.*** • cell (630) *** **** • home (630) *** ****

Quality Management Professional with 16+ years of experience in ISO 9001, TS 16949, APQP, PPAP, FMEA,

Control Plan, SPC, Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Corrective Action and Root Cause

Analysis, Auditing, GMP, HACCP, Sanitation and executive leadership in fast paced industrial manufacturing, food

environment in a global organization.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

• 3+ years of strong hands on experience working with a global company – leader in wines, spirits and beer industry, oversee

quality management systems, continuous improvement, corrective action and root cause analysis of 2 company owned sites and

two co-packer sites.

• 9+ years of solid hands on experience working with 4 separate companies, proven record of saving from continuous

improvement projects.

• Identified opportunities for continuous improvement and lead appropriate changes.

• Developed and optimized production processes in cooperation with production and management personnel, minimized defects,

reduced the cost reduce consumer complaints and improved quality capability.

• Created and implemented inspection criteria, procedure to perform inspection; trained personnel at various levels in quality

concepts, tools and made changes to correct the issues as required.

• Conducted and oversaw internal, external and third party quality audits. Ensured facilities are in compliance with quality

standards, cGMP, HACCP and Sanitation requirements and procedures.

• Represented North America on 2 global projects – Process Capability and Guide lines on auditing LTO requirements.

• Strong experience in supporting innovation projects from trial to qualification and commercialization cycles.

• Assumes both democratic and authoritative leadership, able to turn vision into a reality and outstanding interpersonal skills.

• A natural entrepreneur, inquisitive and adaptable, embraces change readily.

• Widely travelled in US, Canada, Europe and India for business purpose.

• Excellent communication and inter presentation skills.

• Multi lingual – fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati.

SELECTED CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

QUALITY SUPPORT

• Supported Diageo sites in US and Canada to improve their QMS score by 75% in 9 months, KPI score by 75% in 18 months

and reduce their product on HOLD by 1/2.

• Continuously supported bottling sites no innovation projects during trial, qualification and commercial runs.

• Regularly attended innovation meetings during various gate processes to identify risks and align the team on quality fronts.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

• Lead and managed rapid alcolyzer project to improve tank approval time and increase line efficiencies.

• Worked with operations team to improve the labeling issues.

• Disposed off old tools to save a liability of over $ 6 M.

• Reduced inventory to increase cash flow by $ 8 M.

• Worked with production and engineering teams to reduce internal scrap by over $ 0.5 M.

• Initiated a fill volume project and saved $50,000 in cost on one SKU. Once implemented on all SKUs cost savings will total to

more than $ 1 M.

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S A L I L • S H E T H

309 LAUREL LANE • WEST CHICAGO, IL 60185 5972 • *****.******@*****.*** • cell (630) *** **** • home (630) *** ****

SPC / ISO 9001 / TS 16949 / GMP • HACCP • SANITATION

• Successfully certified a company to ISO 9001 Quality Management Standards.

• Successfully recertified a company to TS 16949:2002 Quality Management Standards.

• Implemented SPC – process monitoring program for improving processes.

• Lead and conducted multiple GMP, HACCP and Sanitation audits and improved the house keeping of bottling sites.

TEAM BUILDING AND LEADERSHIP

• Provided superior leadership, directions and guidance for a team of 15 diverse employees to work on data based analysis instead

of perception based.

• Inspired an outside the box approach to the stakeholders and other diverse employees during ISO certification process.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SENIOR CONVERSION QUALITY MANAGER February 2007 – April 2010

Diageo North America Plainfield, IL

QUALITY MANAGER November 2004 – December 2006

Thieme Corporation Saint Charles, IL

ISO SYSTEMS MANAGER / PRODUCT SUPPORT February 1999 – November 2004

Able Die Casting Corporation Schiller Park, IL

SPC SPECIALIST July 1997 – February 1999

Chicago White Metal Bensenville, IL

SENIOR SALES REPRESENATIVE June 1996 – July 1997

Konica Business Machines Wooddale, IL

QUALITY AUDITOR / INSPECTOR December 1993 – June 1996

Amtec Precision Products Elgin, IL

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Bachelor of Science (BSc Degree)

M S University Vadodara, India

Diploma in Business Management (DBM)

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Vadodara, India

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / SPECIALIZED TRAINING

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from Motorola University.

• RAB Certified QMS Auditor from Excel Partnership.

• ASQ Certified Mechanical Inspector from ASQ.

• Completed ASQ Certified Quality Manager review course from ASQ.

• Completed SPC for short run production from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

• Completed training on building your HACCP from AIB International.

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TECHNICAL PROGRAMS

• M S Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, M S Project, M S Out look, Visio,

• SAP, Entropy

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