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Engineer Quality

Dearborn, Michigan, United States
December 27, 2017

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A Supplier / Launch / Quality Professional with a high degree of integrity and acute attention to detail, my specialties include:

New Model Launch / Supplier Quality

New Model Launch / Vehicle Evaluation

Plant Launch / Campaigns – On Sites

Plant - Incoming Supplier Quality

QLS Quality Leadership System

8-D & Problem Solving Techniques

Lean Manufacturing Principals

ISO 9000 / 14000 Compliance


Recouped nearly $1.5 million in Ford Account Receivables for non-conformance issues directly related to the supply base within a 2 year span.

Utilized supplier scorecards to reduce 35% of problematic suppliers by decreasing PPM ratings to meet Ford’s objective within 2 years.

Administered Ford’s QLS database for mapping back plant related deficiencies to ensure process validation.

Generated a bumper rework scrap procedure for at OHAP that cost-saved the company $30,000 per month.

Co-chaired Monthly Supplier Quality Meetings with Ford VP's and Directors ensuring resolution of part quality concerns.

Decommissioned an OEM Facility including the segregation and disposition of all material and parts.

Engaged One-Ford plan in launch activities for the accomplishment of teamwork and sustainability moving forward. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Launch Quality Specialist 04/16 – 09/16 Contract Position Ford Motor Company, Dearborn Truck Plant, Dearborn, Michigan

- Lead Specialist on Base F150 and Raptor Programs.

- Executed Control Plan deliverables per launch procedures.

- Championed White Board meetings for problem resolution.

- Supported LQM’s and PQM’s in adherence of documentation.

- Coordinated with NMP to ensure vehicle audits and delivery dates were achieved.

- Worked with Plant personnel on internal and external audit results.

- Reduced assembly plant build issues during 2018 prototype builds at the pilot plant. Owner/Operator 04/09 – Present

Dusho Landscaping, Meridian, Idaho

- Full-service landscape design contractor specializing in providing customers with the complete solution for making their outdoor environment come to life, from planning and design to expert construction, installation and maintenance services.

Quality Specialist 02/11 – 05/11 Contract Position Daehan Solutions, Montgomery, Alabama

- Established Zero defect culture in all areas.

- Reduced PPM numbers due to chronic defective material.

- Emphasized quality department manning reduction to coincide with the department budget.

- Minimized scrap costs by instilling ownership in production material.

- Revised control plan initiatives to maintain part quality Corporate Quality Manager 08/07-12/08

JCI formerly known as Plastech Engineered Products, Dearborn, MI

- Responsible for the Quality Operating System for 15 part plants.

- Supplier Liaison for 5 Ford Manufacturing Facilities.

- Focused on Ford Business Unit – interior and exterior components.

- Managed Ford metrics and reduced debits through Continuous Improvement.

- Administered quality systems within plants in jeopardy of Q1 status.

- Conducted internal audits to maximize productivity and promote facility growth.

- Networking liaison between customers to convey and resolve concerns on urgent quality issues.

- Revisited APQP process on chronic issues for capability of product.

- Consolidated facilities by moving tools to better suit logistics/infrastructure necessities. Supplier Quality Supervisor/Engineer 1/02-8/07

Ford Motor Company, Lorain & Avon Lake, OH

Launch Prototype Vehicle Engineer

- Worked with D&R Eng. and the Supply Base to resolve issues on pre-production vehicles.

- Managed weekly Open-To-Go Meetings for concern closure.

- Supported On-Site Mods and Campaign Programs during the launch process for parts and tooling

- Managed million mile drive program to find and solve drivability & functionality issues prior to Job 1. Supplier Quality Engineer Engineer

- Investigate and analyze part concerns to determine responsible activity.

- Maintain QR2 (Quality Reject Reporting System) software program.

- Recoup plant associated costs from supplier related defects causing downtime and/or stop ships.

- Corresponded with MP&L/MSC's for certification of material and inventory management procedures.

- Evaluate Suppliers' Control & Reaction Plans to assure capability of parts.

- Improved Ford’s Supply Base by identifying problematic suppliers which result in the termination of their contract or no new business after their contract expires.


- Production FPS Coach - Assure Lean Manufacturing Methods / Problem Solving Resolution.

- Deployment of Six Sigma processes throughout organization - cross functional teams.

- Managed metrology lab, receiving inspectors, scrap coordinators, heavy motors repairmen, and warranty analyst.

- Developed single point lessons on investigating a part problem/issue on the line.

- Cross-trained within QC on Customer Acceptance Line in the pre-delivery area.

- Handled major plant or supplier campaigns (up to 10K units) ensuring repair standards, tools, manpower, parts and cost recovery.

ISO 9001/14001

- Quality Control representative for ISO 14001 environmental standards – Conducted System Audits.

- Plant Champion for IMTE gage tools, CMM & optical comparator calibration (test equipment).

- Maintained PM schedule ensuring up-to-date matrix & corrective actions are performed.

- Performed departmental process audits and record retention to the standard. EDUCATION

Bowling Green State University – Visual Communication Technology ’96-’01 Excelling in Football, Calculus, Technical Writing, Marketing & Sociology Proficient in Microsoft Office, QLS and other various vehicle-reporting databases. NCAA FBS Record – Season Offense – Fumbles

- Fewest Own Fumbles Lost – 1 – BGSU Falcons, 1996

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