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Certified Quality Engineer, Chemical Engineering

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 31, 2018

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Quality Engineer

Professional Profile:

Over 15 years’ experience in providing QMS + EMS based on ISO9001, 14001 and IATF16949 in the manufacturing industry.

Lean continuous improvement expert with 8+ years’ experience worked for US companies in China.

ASQ certified Quality Engineer, IPMP & Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering

Shortened the Lead Time from 90 days to 21 through continuous improvement in process as well as improving First Time Quality level from 5% to 1000 ppm.

Submitted PPAP with FMEA analysis in accordance with ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 for customers. Audited the quality systems & specifications for internal and suppliers.

Well skilled and abilities in SPC, GD&T, IE technology in addition utilizing measurement tools and gauges, and safety tests in lab according to UL or TUV certificate requirements.

Trained staff including junior engineers, inspectors and supervisors with focusing on quality systems, SPC tools, benchmarks and lean tools like VSM, SMED, mistake-proofing, one piece flow, 6 sigma and Kanban.

Reviewed and provided solution to customers’ complaints, organized corrective and preventive actions and finished CARs.

Extensive auditing experience in APQP, FMEA, MSA, Control Plan and EHS for manufacturing.

Problem-solving oriented, details-focused, motivated to handle multiple challenges.

Professional Experience:

Director of Lean Operations 2012 - 2016

Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Ltd

Veteran luxury furniture manufacturer with facility over one million square feet.

Planned and implemented the transfer of traditional production to a Lean organization.

Made Lean improvement plan based on VSM & quality analysis, monitored the progress and results.

Organized Lean Kaizen teams, identified the improvement opportunities and made sure the Kaizen projects were successful through Lean approach and lean tools.

Reduced Work in Process, built continuous flow which shortened Lead time from 90 days to 21.

Trained Lean approach and tools which are Statistic, FMEA, Control Plan, 5S, Lean layout, VSM, SMED, and Mistake-Proofing etc. for Lean teams in different levels.

Established KPIs and assessed the performance in FTQ, Productivity, Inventory Turns, On Time Delivery and Work In Process.

Implemented 3 levels maintenance plan of the TPM approach and improved OEE.

Quality Manager and Lean Project coordinator 2007 – 2011

Herman Miller, Inc.

Notable Michigan based manufacturer, pioneer in producing modern furniture.

Prepared PPAP and submitted to customers, as well as approving suppliers PPAP.

Developed QMS + EMS according to company’s PS, ISO9001 & 14001 and IATF 16949.

Coordinated new product commercialization process and built the new assembly lines Scheduled

Audited suppliers, conducted safety tests in REIN lab & provided the results to design for implementation.

Organized Lean team and goals, rolled-out annually lean improvement plan and implementation.

Dealt with Customer Complaints, took corrective and preventive actions which resulted in cutting down the FTQ from 5% to 1000 ppm.

Built quality control standards, control plan in process, SIP, SOP within mistake-proofing and visual marks for inspection and workshop.

Trained and conducted the improvement teams to finish Kaizen successfully as well as A3 reports.

Quality Manager 2005 – 2007

Philips Lighting (Ningbo) Ltd

A lighting innovator and pioneer in intelligent lighting systems and LEDs.

Developed the QMS and quality control standards for outsource and internal materials.

Audited supplier and provided supports in order to match the specifications.

Established SOP and SIP for luminaires assembly lines and Powder Painting process.

Built a luminaires Lab for IP and HV Impact tests in accordance with CE standards.

Obtained customer Satisfaction by providing corrective/preventive solution to their complaints.

Tracked and controlled the quality cost, especially the First time quality and rework.

Quality Manager and Lean coordinator 1999 – 2005

Wahl Clipper Corporation

Leader in the professional and home grooming category. Over 1,500 employees worldwide.

Established clear quality criteria for materials and QMS in accordance with ISO9001.

Dealt with quality issues and customer complaints, organize to take corrective actions.

Planned Lean journey conducted by consultant from US utilizing the Lean tools like VSM, 5S, SMED, layout and materials & information flow in operation.

Achieved the FTQ level in 18000 ppm from 8%, and cut down the quality cost 12% in first year.

Arranged the customer or third-party safety audits in workshop, finished testing in lab for getting UL and TUV certificate.

Quality Engineer 1994 - 1999

ESCAL Electronic Co., Ltd was a Sino-US Joint venture, an electronic Lead frame. Main processes: Hi-speed stamping and reel to reel precious metals plating.

Developed quality control standards for process inspection and incoming and outgoing materials based on the drawings and customers’ requirements.

Worked in the Headquarter in Los Angeles half year for testing and quality control.

Led precision parts measurement and materials testing for plating products.

Chemical Quality Engineer 1985 – 1994

Sinopec Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Company

Currently the largest integrated refining and chemical company in China.

Monitored the quality in Urea plant, utilized SPC tools like Control Chart, Fishbone and Pareto chart for analyzing the quality in process.

Collected and analyzed process data for quality improvement and energy-saving.

Led quality teams to improve the problems like “Content control of biuret and water in Urea product”.

Education and Certification:

Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, 1985 Dalian University of Technology

Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), American Society for Quality 2017

International Project Management Professional IPMP) 2003

Certification, International Project Management Association,

Engineering Connections: Workplace Essentials for Engineers Program 2017


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