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Quality Assurance Technician

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
January 25, 2018

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Mitchell Degioanni

*** ******* **** **. *******, GA 30101



Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration

Minor in Industrial Engineering Technology

Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduated Spring 2013

Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Southern Polytechnic State University (Kennesaw State University)

Graduation Pending- Spring 2019


Microsoft Office Specialist including Spreadsheet Analysis – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Solid Works, AutoCad, Inventor, Navisworks, Tekla, Rhino, CAM 10

Oracle, Electronic Database, and FDQM software experience.

FARO 3D CMM operations certified.


Top Flight Aerostructures, Inc. – Quality Assurance Technician, 2016 - present

Lead inspector on all fabricated or bonded panels for military aircraft

Audit in-process work for compliance with AS9100 and ISO 9001

Analyze and troubleshoot processes for root cause to ensure continuous improvement of overall quality

Manage people and processes to keep in compliance with Quality Management System

Test material coupons for minimum strength requirements

Develop packets for First Article approval by customer Quality Assurance Representative

Reduce machine shop scrap rate by 10% with continuous improvement methods

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions – Mechanical Eng. Intern, 2016

Update and analyze data from manufacturers for creating and maintaining weekly progress reports on project status

Interpret process flow drawings and create design requirement checklists for engineers

Optimize weekly schedules for interns

FreeFlite Bicycles – Service Writer, Technician, Salesman. 2015 – 2016

Create and complete work orders for customer and store bicycles

Maintain store inventory and database

Resolve all customer issues and complaints in a timely fashion to the highest quality

Assist customer needs with advice and knowledge of bicycles and safe operation

Build, adjust, and customize bicycles

Dendreon/Valeant Pharmaceuticals - Quality Assurance Assc. 2014 – 2015.

Reviewed and approved raw materials for use in aseptic manufacturing of the immunotherapy, Provenge, for late stage prostate cancer

Issued, verified, reviewed, approved, dispositioned, and closed batch records in accordance with federal and company regulations for aseptic manufacturing of autologous immunotherapy

Initiated Exception Reports for deviations from the standard operating procedures and conducted investigations into root causes and analysis of possible trending data

Conducted Quality on the Floor audits to ensure the quality of live manufacturing inside ISO 7/8 clean room modules

Communicated with Operations, Quality Control, and Manufacturing departments to assure the superior quality of the immunotherapy produced for our patients

Stratos Karts - Builder, 2013 – 2014.

Developed and improved inventory and production systems

Wrote instruction manual for the building and assembling of go-karts

Built and rebuilt (machined, welded & fabricated, assembled, refurbished) go-karts and Honda engines for customers

Dempsey Racing, LLC – Tire Chief and Driver Changer, 2013 – 2014.

Maintained communication with engineer to maximize car performance

Logged and analyzed tire data and set tire pressures accordingly

Responsible for scheduling wheel and tire logistics

Assisted in the changing of drivers during pit stops

Participated in the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

MNA Inc. Machine Design - Mechanical Assembly, 2010 - 2014.

Interpreted and completed design drawings for fabrication and assembly by operations on mills, lathes, and other machinery

Implemented and managed “5S” policies that kept the workshop organized and clean so that operations of the shop could be carried out to the highest quality

Mountain View Church – Youth Intern, 2012 – present.

Coordinate events for middle and high school fellowship

Plan, schedule, and invest time into relationships with students and their families

Plan and teach youth lessons

OPM Autosports – Crew Member, 2006 – 2013.

Prepared racecars for practice, qualifying, and race sessions

Assisted in managing 15+ racecars during track events

Provided assistance for drivers before, during, and after all sessions

Monitored acceptable inventory of fuel and tires

SwimAtlanta Pool Management, Inc. – Pool Manager, 2006 - 2010.

Managed all pool operations including the development and communication of all lifeguard duties and schedules

Maintained all pool equipment, grounds, and facilities

Sustained excellent relationships with all pool patrons


Mission Trips and Service Projects; Kenya (Precious Pearls Children’s Outreach), all over Southeast USA – 13 years experience.

AWANA Leader, Mountain View Church – 9 years

Baptist Collegiate Ministries, SPSU-KSU, GA; Discipleship Team Leader – 2 years


Bill Visage Owner Top Flight Aerostructures 678-***-****

Paul Stewart Q.A. Manager Top Flight Aerostructures 678-***-****

Theresa Leng Q.A. Manager Dendreon/Valeant 678-***-****

Maurice Bass Q.A. Supervisor Dendreon/Valeant 770-***-****

Anita Bose Q.A. Supervisor Dendreon/Valeant 206-***-****

Byron Morgan Pastor Mountain View Church 404-***-****

Chris Degioanni Crew Chief Dempsey Racing, LLC 818-***-****

David Hicks General Manager MNA, Inc. 770-***-****

Tim Draayom Friend Lockheed Martin 770-***-****

Geoff Kerr Friend Lockheed Martin 770-***-****

Jim Cook Friend Lockheed Martin 770-***-****

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