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Manager Quality

Anderson, Indiana, United States
January 22, 2018

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Kean Thomas

**** ******** **., *** ******, IN ***62

518-***-**** 765-***-****

Quality and Production manager with over 20 years of extrusion experience with

plastics, polymers, and various foam batch and sheet foam production lines.

Areas of Expertise

ISO 9001 2015 ISO Transition 2008-2015 Project Management

Product Formulation Adjustments Troubleshooting Microsoft Excel

Extrusion/Compounding Production Scheduling ANSI/ASQC

Audits Root Cause Analysis Cost Control

Career Highlights

Managed 24/7 operation in a cross-linked polyethylene, XLPE foam plant

Team leader in the implementation of ISO 9001 certification resulting in the ability to expand company markets globally

Streamlined production processes improving uptime and quality efficiency by 25%

Chosen as liaison to Corporate Headquarters in order to facilitate production line relocation

Education and Training

Internal Auditor Training for ISO 9001

Coursework in Medical Technology, SUNY Plattsburgh

St Johnsville Central School, Regents Diploma


Quality Manager Opflex Environmental Technologies Indianapolis, IN 46219 2012-Oct 2017

Quality Manager in a cross-linked polyethylene Bun manufacturing plant

Team Leader for the transition from ISO9001 2008 to ISO9001 2015

Set up and manage Compounding line

Manage Skiving Department

Owner Kean B Sales and Services St Johnsville, NY 134**-****-****

ATM/Credit card equipment independent sales

Use innovative research techniques to identify prospective customers

Attend trade shows and conferences to promote and market company services

Recommend products to customers based on their requirements

Prepare estimates and bids

Arrange delivery and installation of product

Train customers’ employees to operate and maintain new equipment

Provide on-going support after sales contract is signed

Production Manager Cellect LLC St Johnsville, NY 134**-****-****

Manufacturer of custom foam products

Used strong ability to manage and organize production schedules to ensure all deadlines for shipment were met

Consulted with upper management and engineers, making suggestions for process and product development and improvement

Handled customer complaints including visiting customer plants and collaborating with engineers to identify and solve quality issues

Adjusted formulations and recipes to meet specific customer needs

Demonstrated outstanding project management skills in troubleshooting processes and equipment malfunctions and implementing remedial actions

Oversaw raw materials inventory working with vendors to communicate quality and delivery issues

Worked with site teams to develop best practices for PM and maintenance in the production areas

Conducted internal audits in compliance with government and contract requirements

Wrote work instructions/procedures and trained staff

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