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Quality Manager

Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
February 01, 2018

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Catherine Dallas

Quality Manager/Engineer

260-***-**** LL or 260-***-**** Cell 7522 Sunny Ln, Fort Wayne, IN 46835


I am a Quality Manager Seeking a position with a perspective employer that can benefit from my experience gained from High Volume GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, and Nissan Programs. I will meet and or exceed Quality Objectives, with Key Customers. Create and Build a Quality Team unsurpassed in the Quality Realm.

Skills & Abilities

Customer and Supplier Quality. Management Experience. Supervision. Documentation. ISO14000 & TS16949.

BIQS Experience. Audits. Document Control. Problem Resolution, Root Cause Analyzes. (8D’s 5Y’s CAR). 5 & 6 S experience. PPM’s IPB’s. Kaizen. Launch. FTQ. JIT. All aspects of PPAP. Computer literate: Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype, Outlook, Oracle, Mini Tab, AS400, IMDS(International Material Database System.

AMI/Cooper Standard, Plymouth, IN Company Closed (Quality Manager)

Customer and Supplier Quality. Managed Quality Technicians, Process Engineers. Tier 1 & Tier2 Supplier for GM. Tier 2 Supplier for Ford. PPAP’s, PR & R’s, 6S activities, Document Control, Launch-Safe Launch.

Built an exceptional Quality Team, that got quality under control and then started working on Document Control to go through a BIQS audit and TS Certification. Worked with Liaisons and SQE’s and built an exceptional Customer and Supplier working relationship.

May 2016-July 2017

Nishikawa Standard, Fort Wayne, IN Left for Personal Reasons (QualityEngineer)

Supplier Quality for Nissan. Entered Data Daily for the line and floor.5S. Document Control to get ready for a TS Audit. (3 week lead time). Passed Audit with 3 minors. Worked with Associates on the floor on Quality Issues. Tracked Warranty Claims. Extensive Computer work. Charts, Graphs, from Excel. Work in AS400.

December 2015-April 2016

BRC Rubber, Bluffton, IN Laid Off (Supervisor)

Supervised 30 people 15 press operators and 15 assemblers. Took daily inventories of material. Scheduled Employees to work certain jobs. Trouble shoot Rubber Presses to operate efficiently. Worked with employees to maintain Production Quota’s as well as Quality and Safety. Disciplined Employees tracked training and vacation.

July 2014-December 2014

Advanced Assembly, Columbia City, IN Contract Position (Quality Engineer)

Tier One Supplier. Updated PPAP documentation to reflect Launch Criteria. Issued Quality Notices to Suppliers and tracked. Entered Data for Scrap Reports Charge offs.

Worked with Suppliers on Quality Issues. Troubleshoot issues with Launch Criteria.

Gap in Employment Went Back to College and Rehabbed Rental Properties

July 2013-October 2013

CME American Mitsuba, Monroeville, IN Resigned (Quality Tech)

Tier One Supplier. Investigated Quality Issues. Conducted line trials. Worked with a variety of test equipment: Enstrom Tester, Video Scope, Rockwell Hardness Tester, Digi star Microscope, Micrometers, Calipers, Pin gauges, some inspection with a Zeiss CMM Machine. Nightly reports. Trained Associates in Quality. Conducted in house sorts as needed. Handled Customer Complaints.

April 2005-April 2008

Michigan Rubber Products, Cadillac, MI Moved to Colorado (Quality Auditor and Control)

Tier One Supplier. Worked with Customers during plant visits, explaining processes and procedures. Worked with prototypes. Documented customer concerns and suggestions for their products. Dock Audits. Lay out work. Traveled to Customers to sort defective product. Worked to utilize new processes and to streamline production.

June 1994-March 1996



Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne IN

Computer Science Major

Associates Degree in IT working towards my BA need 12 credit hours.

Honors Convocation. 3.0 GPA.


Present Position closed 52 open PR & R’s from May until December (most open prior to my employment) Successfully completed 70+ PPAP’s all approved not including Service Parts.

Built a strong team and got Quality Incidents down from 1 per week to 1 every other month. Helped to implement Poke-Y-Okes.

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