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Manager Quality

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Open for discussion
February 14, 2018

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Candler, NC 28715

Jeff Jablonski


Proven transformational leadership

Driver of culture change and relentless continuous improvement

High degree of personal integrity

Effective resolution of Supplier/Customer quality issues

Demonstrated PPM reduction achievement

Product quality expertise

Expert communication at all levels


Siemens Heat Transfer Technology Corp. (2014 to present)

Greenville, SC/Orlando FL

Supplier of Heat Recovery Steam Generators

QA/QC Manager

Maintain ASME/ISO 9001 Certification

Provide detailed customer specification assessments

Develop and perform supplier pre-fabrication meetings to ensure supplier understanding of project specifications

Review of all technical documentation for customer and internal specification compliance, and adherence to statutory regulations

Liase with clients and approval authorities (ASME, CSA)

Manage all QA/QC functions of the US Business Unit, multi-project

Assess quality trends

Morganton Pressure Vessels (2012 to 2014) Marion, NC

Manufacturer of pressure vessels and air treatment equipment

Quality Control Manager

Management and training of inspection/audit staff

Adept at handling customer quality issues

Reduced customer defect returns PPM by 48%

Effective management of supplier quality

Reduced internal defect PPM by 42%

Responsible for ISO 9001:2008 Certification (achieved certification with zero non-conformances March 2014)

Experienced in the use of various quality methods and tools (5 whys, Pareto charts, fishbone diagrams, 8D, PPM analysis, etc.)

Successfully passed all customer on-site assessment audits

15% reduction in warranty costs

Perma-Flex (Southern) (1993-2006) Salisbury, NC Manufacturer of Industrial rubber covered rollers

Quality Assurance Manager

Developed entire Quality Assurance System

Origination of all ISO 9001 Documentation

Trained entire management staff in ISO 9001 and other quality methods

SGS Government Programs (1996-2012) Miami, Fl.

Cotecna Inspections Houston, Tx.

Commercial Testing & Engineering S. Holland, Il.

Contract Commercial Export Goods Inspector/Surveyor

Inspection of export goods for quality/quantity compliance to assist in the assessment of dutiable value

Verification of damage level and assessment of cause

Elox Corporation (1988-1993) Davidson, NC

Manufacturer of high precision EDM Machine Tools

Quality Control Manager

Developed entire Quality Control System

Trained and hired Quality Control Staff

Implemented Vendor Certification

M.A.N. Truck and Bus Corp. (1982-1988) Cleveland, NC

Manufacturer of Mass Transit Buses

Q.C. Supervisor/Q.C. Engineer

Supervision of 15 Q.C. Inspectors

Development of Q.C. Plans and Procedures

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Compliance

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards Compliance

Liaison with German Parent Company

Grumman-Flxible Corp. (1980-1982) Chicago, Il.

Manufacturer of Mass Transit Buses

Contract Quality Control Inspector

Verification of off-site retrofit compliance to customer specifications and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

Pullman-Standard Corp. (1976-1980) Chicago, Il.

Manufacturer of Railway Passenger Cars

Quality Control Inspector

Verification of conformance to Amtrak specifications and various Federal Regulations through visual inspection and non-destructive testing methods.

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