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Quality Assurance Technician

Location:
Woodbine, Maryland, 21797, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2017

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RAJU KALADI

Cooksville. MD *****

(443)-***-**** ac3bgb@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Quality Assurance Technician who has over 20 years of experience in both mechanical and chemical manufacturing environments and knowledge of ANSI, AATCC, ASTM, CSA, and IEC standard testing methods. Familiar with typical manufacturing and production operations, IS0 9000 auditing of processes and procedures, measurement techniques, calibration and performing incoming and product inspections. Proven track-record in performing cement, chemical and textile testing while adhering to company compliance regulations.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Product Testing

Quality Management

Dimensional Inspection

Data Analysis

Production Management

Machine Operation/Testing

Staff Training/Development

Process Improvement

Chemical/Textile Testing

QA auditing

Incoming Inspections

Calibration

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

NGK-LOCKE INSULATORS INC., BALTIMORE, MD MAY 2008 – Sept 2017

QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN

Collaborated with Process Engineer to qualify a $150,000 cement batching and mixing project.

Collaborated with Process Engineer on critical project to qualify new formula for clay body following shut down of a key raw material supplier.

Oversaw the inspection of the 10 stages of production from raw material to the final inspection of precision products.

Performed quarterly internal audits of various processes to verify that the plant processes and management systems are in compliance with the current ISO standard.

Used Excel for data analysis and plotting trends for multiple mechanical cement tests, chemical density and other quality control checks performed in the factory.

Scheduled product testing in based on customer requirements.

Performed visual and dimensional inspections and functional testing of porcelain insulators in order to ensure quality before shipment.

Issued product test report to customers.

Coordinate disposition of non-conforming materials to ensure compliance with the company’s quality standards and customer specifications.

Utilized all precision measuring equipment while adhering to all company rules and regulations.

Wrote and maintained procedures for QA department processes.

Acted as Calibration Coordinator to maintain accuracy of tools and testing equipment using GAGEtrak software.

RAJU KALADI

(443)-***-**** ac3bgb@r.postjobfree.com

ROCKLAND INDUSTRIES INC, BALTIMORE MD JAN 2001 – MAY 2008

ADMINISTRATIVE LAB TECHNICIAN

Trained and developed 10 new lab technicians how to accurately and efficiently complete tasks in a timely manner.

Conducted research and development in the lab on numerous projects with the Director to find chemical replacement, reducing operational cost and making new formulations.

Prepared bleach and chemical mixes for cotton and polycotton goods and dyes and pigments mixes to match color standard for both visual and computer color matching.

Initiated and implemented projects while complying with all the company rules and standards.

MARYLAND CLOTHING MFG INC, BALTIMORE MD MAR 1992 – DEC 2000

QUALITY ASSURANCE/SUPERVISION

Collaborated with coworkers to manufacture high-quality US Army, Navy and Air Force uniforms while adhering to specific requirements.

Supervised machine operators to ensure products were properly created before shipping to specific destinations.

Assessed the customers’ requirements to confirm products met the mandatory specifications.

MAURY EXPORT, BANGALORE, INDIA MAR 1991 – NOV 1991

SUPERVISOR

Hired and trained team members using hands-on methods to increase the success rate in completing orders.

Evaluated the work performance of staff members prior to conferring with each individual to discuss how to improve overall work quality.

Monitored safety compliance processes for garment factory to decrease work-related incidents.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Computer Courses, Baltimore Community College, MD- Microsoft Office

Bachelor in Textile Technology (B. Tech), Textile Technological Institute, Bangalore, India

Relevant Courses: Quality Control, Textile testing, Composite Science, Man-Made fibers, Spinning, Textile Physics, Industrial Engineering Operations, Research technique and Instrumentation

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