Title:CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER and QUALITY PROGRAM MANAGER
NAME: JAMES GEISLER
ZIP/POSTAL CODE: 82801
CANDIDATE ID: N/A
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JAMES E. GEISLER
P.O. Box 6738
Sheridan, WY 82801
--11 years of success in advanced technology environments (9 years in
management). Possess a broad range of skills, qualifications and
experience in both business and quality environments.
-- Excellent record in training, motivating, and managing personnel to
consistently improve productivity,quality and profitability.
--Proven ability to develop and manage projects to completion; on
schedule and with budgeted resources.
--Experienced in integrating Quality function needs and goals and
corporate strategic plans through strategic quality management.
--Proven ability in developing creative and cost effective solutions
enable company growth and eliminate communication problems.
--Strengths in the development and operation of MRBs, document control
systems, configuration management systems, vendor selection and audit
structures, and quality training programs.
--In depth knowledge of the development and implementation of ISO 9000
Quality Management Systems as well the philosophies, processes, and
structures of Total Quality Management.
--Strengths in electronic manufacturing, project management, SPC,
budgeting, and verbal and written communication. Excellent technical
--Authored ISO 9000 Overview course for the Professional Development
Department at Northern Wyoming Community College
--1997. Presented 'An
Overview of the ISO 14000 Standards for Environmental Management
Systems' at the Wyoming Extension Showcase on Technology-1998
--Selected and served as an examiner for the Wyoming State Quality
Award-1998. The awards are based on MBNQA criteria.
Electronic Engineering, Arizona State University; RAB Certified
ISO 14000 EMS Auditor; ASQ Certified Quality Auditor. Scheduled to
ASQ Certified Quality Manager Examination 10/98.
3/97 to Present
PRESIDENT of New Worlds Consulting offering consulting services
--Development and implementation of ISO 9000 Quality Management
Typical functions performed: Gap analysis audits, ISO training
(overview and in-depth), quality plan development, process
flowcharting, assistance in documentation, document control system
development, develop and define continuous improvement systems,
supplier evaluation procedures, establish Quality Function Deployment
structures and processes, assist in certification audit readiness.
--Development and implementation of ISO 14000 Environmental Management
Typical functions performed: Environmental gap analysis audits, aspect
and impact definition, EMS design and implementation, ISO 14000
training, development of systems/procedures for monitoring and
measurement of environmental impacts, life cycle assessments,
development of preventive and corrective action systems and continuous
improvement systems, safety auditing, establishment of emergency
response procedures, documentation and document control systems,
in certification audit readiness.
--Training and assistance in the implementation of TQM concepts
Continuous process improvement, supplier management, customer
satisfaction processes, employee empowerment, use of TQM daily and
term management tools, human resource management, and
to 3/97---CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER and QUALITY PROGRAM MANAGER for
E.L.F. Technologies Corporation, a development stage corporation
focused on the development, manufacturing, and marketing of products
for electronic CD and CD ROM storage and access.
--Responsible for planning and implementation of all internal and
external quality issues, development of all internal infrastructures
including configuration management system, document control, internal
and supplier audit procedures, warranty and customer service
procedures, and human resource issues.
--Coordinated and directed the corporate transition from a Research
Development focus to outsourcing and alliance partnering for
--Responsible for the development of departmental and corporate
processes and procedures, Quality training programs, and development
an ISO 9001 compliant corporate Quality system.
--Composed and/or developed five year business plans, offering
circulars, executive summaries and other selling documents for use in
private placement stock offerings and Venture Capital presentations.
Leader in developing Tiers 1, 2 and 3 quality documentation.
Retained from 3/95 to 9/95 by CES/Way International Inc. to assist
their engineering team on the Hill Air Force Base project in Ogden,
Utah. CES/Way is the recipient of a long-term government contract to
identify inefficiencies in areas and processes at HAFB and
develop/implement cost-saving measures.
--Audited and documented the process flow at Landing Gear Manufacture
and Repair Facility. Identified energy inefficiency and waste in the
manufacturing and repair processes. Audited the base hospital to
baseline environmental profiles; documented energy inefficiencies.
Worked with Air Force and civilian engineers to develop solutions.
--Developed a Material Control program for CES/Way to control all raw
material inventories at their HAFB site. Trained personnel and
to 3/95---Recruited in 1992 as QUALITY/PRODUCTION MANAGER for
computer hardware/software developer. From 1993 to 1995 also performed
duties assisting the Director of Operations. The company was a startup
with focus on development/production of the electronics and software
for a Massively Parallel Processing computer capable of handling
Terabyte+ sized databases.
--Played key role in company's rapid growth by assisting in the
introduction of organization and consistency into what was a chaotic
corporate environment. The company tripled in size over a three-year
--Served as an assistant to the Director of Operations in
planning/organizing new company and performed duties of the Director
his absence or at his behest.
--Developed Quality System. Worked with directors/managers of each
department to create and implement ISO 9001 compliant processes.
--Coordinated the manufacturing operation and developed cost effective
strategies to implement component sourcing, vendor selection and
and contract manufacturing.
--Developed ISO 9001 compliant design procedures for both software and
hardware engineering departments.
/Division of General Motors
to 7/92---Recruited in 1987 as a Test Engineer by this
manufacturer of electronics for GM's automotive division. In 1990,
promoted to ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGER with responsibility for
introducing TQM and SPC concepts into the production/testing process.
This operation was a joint venture with Arizona's Navajo Tribe to
produce automotive electronics. It eventually expanded to manufacture
microcomputer control systems for GM's diesel locomotives.
--Established and supervised repair facility that was consistently
profitable and produced components of the quality required by GM.
--Built engineering/quality team from pool of unskilled laborers that
was conscientious, efficient, productive and highly motivated to
enhance performance; all to the substantial benefit of Packard
Electric. Trained team members in the use of SPC.
--Developed a microcomputer control system repair facility resulting
the elimination of parts shortages.
--Slashed costs by developing preventative maintenance program for the
Automated Test Equipment that enabled avoidance of late shipments,
unscheduled downtime, and unscheduled overtime to ship product.
--Eliminated costly re-work by organizing an inspection department for
all incoming components.
--Helped lead facility to JIT certification and a number of "Zero
--Provided upon request