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Quality Engineer Manager

Belton, South Carolina, 29627, United States
January 20, 2018

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Scott E Sackel

** ******* **

Belton SC

Phone 864-***-****



Plant Management position with a progressive company, which will provide both growth and advancement opportunities, as well as utilization of my skills and knowledge within the quality and operations arenas.

Professional experience

April – 2016 – Present - CCS Custom Craft & Design - Belton, SC

Owner Operator –

Start up of family business inclusive of 3 divisions.

Full responsibility of chemical distribution division

Cold start business now developed to customer base of 83 locations

Responsibility for start up business plan / budget.

Responsible for initial vendor / supplier set up

Negotiated terms with supply base

Generated positive monthly with 50% growth target in 2018

Created a stable business structure with continued rev and growth

September 2014 – April – 2016 –Saati America’s - Fountain Inn, SC

Operations and Quality Manager –

Full operational responsibility for the Protection division.

Lead team of 5 management staff / 60+ hourly 138 plant total.

Responsible for daily plant production targets.

Lead the team from $8M in rev to $13M in 1 year

Lead / define and implement scrap reduction activities from +12% to industry standard of 3%

Implemented and execute plan to reduce overtime by 48%

Lead / Develop and implement addition of second shift operation improving productivity and on time delivery reducing plant operating cost.

Implement monthly maintenance spend strategy to budget – Inclusive of machine rebuilds and PM.

Responsible for monthly P&L (margin target / result.)

Implement plant cost save initiative including supply chain cost recovery / negotiation.

Quality Manager responsible for 3 divisions in the plant. Print / Chem / Protection

Responsible for corrective action investigation and countermeasure implementation.

Responsible for tracking of Quality performance and targets.

Lead plant to implement quality scorecard with targets / CI Goals

November 2013 – September 2014 - Faurecia Fountain Inn, SC

Quality Manager – North America Manufacturing.

Responsible for 8 QE’s 1, SQE, 13 techs, 6 customer Liaisons

Implement and lead plant through improvement initiatives impacting PPM performance (50% Improvement reached)

Identify and drive key focus systemic failures (Incident rates)

Build and maintain Customer Relationships

Revitalize the Faurecia process for QRCI (Problem solving Process)

Implement Quality Focus / Voice of the Customer visual management process.

Responsible for weekly top level customer management presentation and review (performance based)

Implement Supplier tracking, management and debit process.

Manage all customer debits

February 2011 - November 2013 - Dana Holding Corp Maumee, OH

Quality Manager – North America Manufacturing.

Responsible for performance and tracking of 17 plants

(Internal Dana/Dana)(LV,CV,OH)

Drive Corp policies /procedures in plants and monitor adherence.

Create and lead plants through improvement initiatives impacting PPM performance (60% Improvement reached)

Identify key focus plants based on performance / systemic failures (Incident rates)

Build relationships within the plants to drive focus on the “Real” issues

Lead plants as needed through root cause investigations and issue resolution.

Lead plants through current resource alignment and future needs

Lead plants with cross functional group assessing issue risk and action related to defects

Guide plants through internal communication of issues and impact.

Mentor Quality Manager’s on how to respond to issues, concerns and communication.

Support roll in Supplier Improvement Process for suppliers not meeting Dana targets. (Driven by supplier development)

Overall responsibility to ensure plants meet Dana objectives and strategy

Advanced Quality Engineer.

Support Program Management through successful launch process

Establish and track High Risk and Priority Programs with PM

Create a System / Process to identify and align AQ resource with Programs

Create and implement program tracking process with measurable for KPI's

Create and implement standard processes for Advanced Quality:

Create Advanced Quality standard report for communicating Program Status

Support as a Key roll to Identify “High Risk” items

Work with the team to identify and implement countermeasures related Risk.

Global Field Quality Specialist.

Global responsibility for CV plant performance and tracking. (19plants)

Create and implement a process to assess global high risk plants with gap


Supported plant Quality Managers to drive focus on improving systems and

Plant performance. (Active in 12 CV Plants)

Create and implement plant Systemic Improvement Plans with status update

Track plants to monthly targets with Top 3 issue resolution plans.

Support / Lead plants through customer issue resolution including dispute


Drive Corp policies /procedures in plants and monitor adherence

Support plants during customer visits and audit processes.

Support as a plant resource for activities related to the quality function.

Drive plant warranty improvement according to rolling top 5.

2010 - 2011 PPC (Plastic Products Co) Greenville, KY

Quality Manager

Responsible to track plant performance both internal and external

Responsibility for all customer performance / communication

Lead APQP initiatives relating to new program launch.

Create and implement a process for program launch and performance tracking

Support team through new product quoting process

Responsible to implement and drive customer focus improvement plans

Management of 4 Quality Tec’s

Organize / drive cost save initiatives for plant with cross functional team

Responsible to maintain ISO certification.

2006 – 2010 IAC (International Automotive Components) Madisonville, KY

Quality / Engineering Manager

Responsible to track performance through monthly MOS

Overall responsibility for customer performance / communication

Lead team through engineering changes, implementation and launch.

Support team through new product quoting process

Responsible to create, implement and drive SIP (Systemic Improvement Plan)

Create and implement process for “Safe Launch” (0 written concerns / 0PPM Target)

Create a process to share “Best Practice” initiatives. (Read Across)

Management of 6 engineers and 10 Quality Tec’s

Develop and drive cost save initiatives for department working with CI group

Create a process to identify / track Cost Of Quality driving focus key impact


Staff level member of the IAC Safety Committee.

Participant in the DuPont Stop safety program.

Create and implement a process for plant warranty performance and


Responsible to track and maintain compliance to TS16949 standard

IAC (International Automotive Components) Cont. Madisonville, KY

Senior Quality Engineer

Support in Interim Quality Management roll

Toyota Quality Engineer responsible for (TMMK, SIA)

Quality responsible for new program launch (Toyota)

Successful launch of Nissan D42A (Altima) Program

Support to Asian OEM’s and Quality Engineering team

Responsible for Honda Build out zero defect rating

Manage Supplier Quality Engineering

Manage Daily customer related activities

Create and submit customer PPAP’s

Lead new model launch activities

Review and sign off new tooling approval

Lead VAVE activities related to program

Review and approve design / product engineering changes Lead customer Corrective Actions, Problem solving, & Presentation

Responsible for upholding customer relationships

2005-2006 (QIS) Quality Industrial Services Madisonville, KY

General Manager

Responsible to Manage 5 Staff members and over 40 Team Members

Running the daily operations of the unit

Insuring that the unit is profitable

Adhering to and implementing policies, procedures and work instructions outlined in the QIS Quality Manual

Making sure the employees have their needs met in a manner that promote personal growth

Insuring customer’s needs are understood and met

Promote continuous improvement and growth

1999 - 2005 Autoliv Madisonville KY

Ford / Chrysler Program Quality Engineer

Manage Daily customer related activities

Create and submit customer PPAP’s

Review and approve design / product engineering changes

Lead customer Corrective Actions, Problem solving, &Presentation

Assist in supplier quality concerns related to programs

Responsible for overseas customer communication and issue resolution.

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Manage two other Supplier Quality Engineers

Management of in house sort activities. (Approx. 20 people)

Champion of the ASM (Autoliv Supplier Manual) Launch Team

North America (Seat Belt Division)

Training other Autoliv Facilities and outside Suppliers to the ASM

(North America and Mexico)

Monthly Corporate Supplier performance review and presentations

Responsible for All Supplier Charge Backs (Both Material and Labor)

Proposed a $150,000 cost savings and attached $ 182,000.00 year profit

Supplier Quality Engineer

Review & Approve Supplier Component PPAP Submissions

Responsible for training & function of IQS supplier tracking database and JD Edwards Inventory system

Responsible for all Customer contact regarding concerns (Ford, Chrysler, Mazda)

Responsible for an $83,000 per year cost savings

1999 – 2001 Columbia City IN

Supplier Quality Technician

Review & Approve Supplier Component PPAP Submissions

Monitoring of plant wide supply base (72 Suppliers)

Conduct & manage sort activities

Responsible for training & function of four Material Inspectors

Management of Receiving Inspection Department

Responsible for over $130,000/year in VAVE savings

Issuing & tracking of CAR’s (Corrective Action Request) to supply base

Review & approval of supplier 8D Corrective Action responses

Assist in developing supplier measurable

Quality Technician

Development of Customer Standards Boundary Boards

Development of Production Information Boards

Perform testing activities on engineering sample/prototype material

Disposition of supplier pre-ship approvals

Receiving Inspection Technician

Responsible for inspection & testing of incoming material

Utilization of IQS system for DTS or INSP suppliers


DuPont’s Safety Training Observation Program

IAC Madisonville KY

March 2009

Kaizen College

IAC Dayton TN

February 2009

Effective Negotiating

Dr. Karrass Training.

November 2004

Team Problem Solving (8D Analysis)

eMRI July 2004

TPM (Total Preventative Maintenance) Training

Autoliv ASP, Inc. May 2000

IQS (Integrated Quality System)

Autoliv ASP, Inc., March 2000

Problem Solving

Autoliv ASP, Inc., Feb. 2000

PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)

Autoliv ASP, Inc., Feb. 2000

Matrix (Electronic Engineering Drawing Control System)

Autoliv ASP, Inc., Jan. 2000

J.D. Edwards (Inventory Control Systems)

Autoliv ASP, Inc., Nov. 1999

Advanced J.D Edwards

Autoliv ASP, Inc Utah. Dec. 2000

Advanced IQS (Integrated Quality System)

Autoliv ASP, Inc Utah. Dec. 2000

Computer Efficiencies

Word, Word-Perfect, Write, Word-Pro,

Excel, Power Point, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Outlook,

Quality/Engineering Software: IQS, JDE, Matrix and One World



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