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Manager Quality

Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee, 37923, United States
Posted:
January 19, 2018

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MICHAEL A. ZANIS

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Knoxville, Tennessee 37923

Cell Phone 262-***-**** ac33os@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE PROFILE

Quality Assurance Manager/Quality Control Manager/Engineering Professional with over 22 years of extensive skills and quality management experience, quality engineering and CMM programming. Experienced with the implementation of quality controls and enhancements to proactively address problems. Accomplishments illustrate extensive background in project management, team facilitation, and supplier quality systems. Skilled in enhancing supplier performance through on-site auditing process.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

AIAG, PPAP’s (Control Plans,

ISIR, Process Flow, Capability

Studies, MSA and PSW)

• •

PFMEA’s

Design Reviews Gaging

Gaging, Calibration, Repair

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APQP

GR & R’s/MSA’s

Preventative Action

• •

Process Sign Offs (In-process)

Lean Quality Tools (FMEA,

Pareto Charts, Corrective

Actions, 5S, and 8D

Methodology)

TS 16949, ISO 9001:2008 Management Representative and AS 9100 Compliant

Supplier Auditing and

Supplier Development

Blueprint reading, SPC, and manufacturing management Geometric Dimensioning and

Tolerance (GD&T)

CAD Drawings and Alteration (Auto

Cad, some Gibbs)

Quality Auditing (Supplier,

Internal)

Ultrasonic Inspection NDT Level

Lean manufacturing

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CMM Programming,

MITUTOYO, Cosmos,

CMM Manager

Corrective Actions

(Supplier, Internal,

External)

Material Review Board

(MRB)

Continuous Improvement,

Manufacturing and Quality

MS Office (Outlook, Excel,

Word, Power Point)

Statistical Process Controls (SPC

Avionics)

Assembly and testing in accordance to customer’s requirements

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PIONEER PRODUCTS

1917 Memorial Drive, Racine, WI 53403

Machine shop manufacturing parts for the automotive, transmission, diesel engine, medical, aerospace, and recreational markets

CORPORATE QUALITY MANAGER 2012-2017

In addition to all Quality Manager functions listed in prior position below:

•Responsible for managing staff of 17 in the Quality Control division and maintaining ISO 9001:2008 TS 16949 compliances and certifications

•Responsible for coordinating with HR for all new hire employee orientations (including inspection personnel), meeting the requirements of State and Federal laws (e.g., EEO, FLSA, OSHA, Discrimination, FMLA, Workers Compensation, Harassment, EEO)

•Participated in the training of employees, and assisted human resources in documenting the results on the training matrix.

MICHAEL A. ZANIS – PAGE 2

PETERSEN MACHINE

1917 Memorial Drive, Racine, WI 53403

Precision turning and jig boring of aerospace, agriculture, and military parts. Operating as a separate company with Pioneer Products management

QUALITY MANAGER 1995-2012

•Perform quality function technical training (Receiving, Final, In-process, CMM layout, Calibration)

•Correct and improve processes to reduce internal and external nonconformance

•PPM reductions, reports, and cost analysis of customer issues

•Provide customer support to in-house sales representatives to support current business and acquisition of new business

•Participate in the planning and implementation of management team’s improvement initiatives

•Identify and oversee the requirement and acquisition of inspection equipment

•Manage new product introduction, including all PPAP documentation

•Responsible for ensuring dedicated gaging to meet the customers’ requirements and working with engineering on gage design for final approval

•Issue internal corrective actions for improvement opportunities on projects, including customer complaints

•Enhance customer relations by providing purchasing, manufacturing, engineering, with technical support

•Manage and oversee CMM programming, training, and mechanical gage inspection

•Responsible for overseeing receiving, in-process, and final inspections

•Coordinate with engineering and manufacturing on resolving external corrective actions

•Develop and maintain ISO 9001-2008, Quality Manual, and procedures

•Compliant to AS 9100 avionics/aerospace requirements

•Analyze data from statistical process (SPC) control charts from the manufacturing areas

•Analyze scrap and issue cause and corrective actions as needed

•Issue corrective actions (5 why), 8D methodology

•Drive PPAP documentation and present to the customer

•Assist engineering in process change notifications (PCN) and coordinate with customers for product quality issues. Hire third party for rework or sorting activities

•Maintain, document, and retain customer specific information as directed

•(MRB) Material Review Board analyze non-conforming material and issue corrective actions as needed

•Created 5S organization of gaging departments

•Manage/oversee gage repair and calibration procedures

•Created gage verification procedure prior to external calibration (applies to internal use only)

•Utilize Gage Track software within the organization

•Manage/oversee gage calibration, maintenance, and lean gage application

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

•Significant reduction in internal and external PPM’s

•Reduction in costs of quality related to post and present applications

•Implementation of improved process control documentation for production and quality

•Developed and implemented a new quality system procedural manual, working with ISO consultant

PETERSEN MACHINE, Racine, WI

CMM LAYOUT AND QUALITY INSPECTOR 1989-1995

•Managed and oversaw CMM layout, MITUTOYO CMM’s

•First piece and process for final audit

•Created and completed First Articles Reports, PPAP Dimensional results

•Utilized gages as needed

MICHAEL A. ZANIS – PAGE 3

INTERMET CORPORATION (formerly, GANTON TECHNOLOGIES), Racine, WI

Manufacturing of machined product from die cast castings

LEAD QUALITY TECHNICIAN 1984-1989

•Union Local member 627, Lead Quality Inspector for machine applications

•Oversaw and coordinated with floor inspection on all three shifts

•Completed final audits of products / created final procedures per the Control Plan

•Assisted Quality manager on projects, and aided the department in the absence of

•Reported directly to the Vice President of operations on internal quality issues. (Daily report)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

GAGING/CALIBRATION REPAIR

Standard micrometers, depth micrometers, blade micrometers, flange micrometers, groove micrometers, pin micrometers, pitch micrometers, bore micrometers, ID micrometers, standard indicators, drop indicators, set masters, caliper digital/dial, thread plugs, thread rings, plug/pin gages, ring gages, gage blocks, inspection/SPC fixtures, optical comparator, height standard, CMM, thread wires, miscellaneous, indicating standards, disc – micrometers, surface plates, ID/OD dial bore gage, profilometers, indicator micrometers, air gages, collard masters, Sunnen bore equipment, mikrokators, chamfer micrometers

VENDOR OUTSIDE PROCESSES

Anodizes, hard coat anodizes, chemical film/Iridite, black oxide, bluing, impregnation, passivation, liquid nitride, heat treat processes, electroless-nickel, chrome plating, welding, laser welding, soldering, air-decay pressure/dunk test, enamel paint, e-coat, powder coating, Nadcap certifications regarding avionics/aerospace per AMS/ASTM/MIL/applications, (NDT) Non-Destructive Testing

CORPORATE TRAINING

Quality, Six Sigma Green Belt observation/understudy training program; and Committee member of HR Safety Committee, assisting in the review and implementation of company procedures/policies to ensure appropriate documentation of all internal recordable injuries

EDUCATION

Gateway Technical College, Racine, WI

Completed Quality Program Coursework, 1998 to 2003

Quality Program, Dean’s List, 1999

CERTIFICATIONS, CONTINUING EDUCATION, AND MEMBERSHIPS

Internal Auditor Certifications (Plexus/AIAG), 2014

Manufacturing Measurement Certification, 2001

Member, American Society for Quality Control, 1991

Avionics Statistical Process Control, Texas Instruments, 1991

Blueprint Reading Certification, Gateway Technical College, 1988

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance, Gateway Technical College, 1988

Statistical Process Control Certification, Gateway Technical College, 1988

Dale Carnegie 16-week Program Certification, 1998

Consultant Certifications (McAllister/Teska), 1998

Fundamentals of Supervision I, & II, Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce, Inc., 1998



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