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Quality Manager

Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050, United States
February 06, 2018

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Scott Burnside

Head (Director) of Quality Systems - Siemens Energy Inc

Mount Vernon, OH 43050 - 1-740-***-****

Experienced Quality and Operations Leader

An impactful work history shown through increasingly responsible assignments in Quality and Operations Management.

Willing to relocate to: Columbus, OH - Cincinnati, OH Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Head (Director) of Quality Systems

Siemens Energy Inc - Mount Vernon, OH -

2009-01 - Present

Mount Vernon, Ohio

The site was owned by Rolls-Royce until 2014 which at that time was purchased by Siemens. No interruption to my position during this transition.

Head (Director) of Quality Systems (January 2009 - Present) Brazilian Quality Project Leader

Siemens Energy Inc - Mount Vernon, NY -

2011 - 2013

Special Assignment - Concurrent with Primary Role

● Spearheaded the integration of the Rolls-Royce Quality Management System into Siemens by leading global project teams to redefine and deploy Key Processes including: Management Review, Corrective Action, Internal Audit and document management programs.

● Accomplished a successful separation from the Rolls-Royce registrar to the Siemens Registrar without interruption to the ISO certification.

● Centralized the QMS and maintained ISO 9001 certification.

● Implemented a successful Internal Audit Program which included Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems across 9 global sites

● Lead the Quality Work Stream for establishing the Quality Management Systems in our newly constructed Brazil factory. Awarded Rolls-Royce 'Delivering Excellence Award' for successful completion of this project. Manager, Projects Quality and Process

Rolls-Royce Energy Systems/Siemens Energy -

2007-06 - 2009-01

Lead the Project Assurance activities for customer projects by working with Project Management, Assembly and Purchasing to ensure compliance to project requirements.

● Improved Capability of the Quality function by removing low performers and recruiting top Quality talent (8 new Engineers in six months).

● Redeployed quality team from Central function to a co-located, Business Partner function within Assembly Operations. Improved Quality team presence and input in Operations. Established Supply Chain council to manage processes that drive supplier quality levels which resulted in reduction of Low performing Suppliers. Mentored Process Quality Engineers with Six Sigma Green Belt Project. Director Manufacturing Quality

Honeywell International -

2007-03 - 2007-06

Leadership of the manufacturing quality function for 9 global manufacturing plants and 11 product centers by establishing quality strategies within the supply chain and deploying the improvement plans.

● Lead a strategic plan to correct a product quality recall that resulted in the validation of the root cause and implementation plan that minimize total costs.

Low Volume Operations Manager

Honeywell - Fostoria, OH -

2005-09 - 2007-03

Site Quality Manager

Hone - Fostoria, OH -

2001-10 - 2007-03

Quality Engineer

Honeywell - Fostoria, OH -

2000-06 - 2001-10

Implemented quality improvement strategies to drive customer satisfaction for three sites - two in North America and one in Europe. Developed Operating Budgets and Plans for Six Sigma Process Improvement that exceeded savings targets for three consecutive years.

● Operations manager for Low Volume Assembly Operations. Achieved Improvement targets by defining and implementing a Future State Value Stream Map that resulted in $2M in savings.

● Program Managed the activities to certify the Quality System to the ISO 9001:TS16949 standard.

● Implemented APQP actions to achieve Customer certification (Ford Q1) Early Career Experience

Supplier and Process Engineer

Black and Decker Corporation -

1998-09 - 2000-06

Lead successfully Continuous Improvement activities of the DeWalt Professional Grade Miter and Table Saw assembly lines which achieved significant product cost savings. Quality Supervisor

Pioneer Electronics Corporation -

1996-01 - 1998-01

Launched the Supplier Quality function for North American automotive parts suppliers. Achieved product quality improvements through supplier Kaizen activities that yielded a reduction of part rejections.

● Supervised the receiving inspection department



University of Findlay - Findlay, OH


B. Sc. in Physics

Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, MI





Rolls-Royce Delivery Excellence Award


Lead the Quality Work Stream for establishing the Quality Management Systems in our newly constructed Brazil factory. Awarded Rolls-Royce ‘Delivering Excellence Award’ for successful completion of this project. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

Certificate In Project Management

2017-12 - Present

Completed four-course studies to ultimately support a Project Management Certificate. GROUPS

Board of Directors for Mount Vernon YMCA

2016-01 - Present


Certification and Training

*Note some formal certifications have expired but the knowledge has been ingrained Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (ASQ, Honeywell), Certified Lean Green Belt (Honeywell, Rolls-Royce) Certified Quality Manager, Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, SSBB (ASQ - Expired) Certified ISO9000/ISO14001/OHSAS18001 Auditor (OMNEX September 2016) Certificate in Project Management (UC Irvine – June 2017) Leadership Development (Rolls-Royce May 2012)

Kotter Change Management (Rolls-Royce January 2011) Karrass Advanced Negotiations Tactics (Karrass Consultants May 2005) Leadership Skills (Honeywell internal training program January 2005) Lean Manufacturing (Honeywell internal training program August 2003) TS 16949 Quality System Lead Auditor (BSI Auditor training June 2002) Advanced Designed Experiments (Air Academy Associates September 2001)

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