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Quality Engineer Manager or Sr Q E

Long Beach, California, United States
March 08, 2018

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I am forwarding my resume for the QA Engineering or Management position as posted.

I am a seasoned professional with credentialed and best in class manufacturing expertise in multiple industries including aerospace, medical, automotive systems, fasteners, electrical wiring and electrical components, metal fab, cables, stampings, dye castings, machine shops, plastics, SMT, semiconductor and more. ISO9001:2015; AS9100:2009 C/D, TS16949 and NADCAP with ITAR experience.

I have a multiple degrees (MS/BSIE) and BSBA complemented with an ASQ – CQE, a 6 Sigma training (Green Belt), 5- S lean training – and U.S. Navy veteran. I am a problem solver specializing in recognition of strengths, weaknesses with a solid profit recovery and cost reduction track record.

I am a U.S. Citizen, available for immediate placement. Sincerely,

D. Anthony Amaro, Sr.

D. Anthony Amaro, Sr., CQE

6207 E. Carita St. Cell: 949-***-**** Long Beach, California. 90808

Quality Management, Quality Engineering and Operations Management

A strong versatile leader with over 30 years of experience as strategic planner with optimized resources for meeting quality objectives and customer expectations. I am seasoned professional with meticulous

attention to details in high and low volume environments with high reliability components supply chain of DOD, Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Commercial manufacturing. Dedicated to a collaborative team environment and the ability bridge V oice of Customer i n a B est in Class environment.

Areas of Expertise include:

CAPA / Fault Isolation AS9100 / ISO 9000 / TS16949 Culture of Coaching SPC/KPI analysis NADCAP / ITAR/ ISO13485 Customer Satisfaction Lean / Six Sigma Supply Chain Development RTV/RMA/MRM/ 8D FMEA/APQP / PPAP Policy/ Procedure Develop Strategic Planning World Class Experience

Business Team Quality Engineer,

Parker Hannifin Aerospace, C ontrol Systems Division, Military Business Unit. Irvine, Ca August 2017 - Present (contractor)

-Assesses warranty and production quality performance (or cost-of-quality) using statistical and analytical methods. Devises and implements various complex methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, reliability, and accuracy of products, processes, and production equipment.

-Develops and establishes advanced quality systems and supplier requirements audits, procedures, inspection plans, quality performance trends, statistical plans, cost estimates, and technical quality plans for proposals. Ensures that project and/or process control documentation is compliant with requirements and/or contract.

- Assesses the cost of, and determines the responsibility for, products or materials not meeting required standards and specifications by performing difficult statistical analyses. Establishes statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error and determining levels of confidence.

-P rovides input on quality to product development teams; recommends producibility improvements by facilitating process reviews, addressing technical data packages, manufacturing methods, equipment, tooling and training.

Bombardier, Gulfstream, Embraer, Comac, Apache, Sikcorski, Phantom, Tomcat, F110 executive jets and militaey aircraft.

Manager of Quality Assurance / AS9100 Project Manager – Engineered Magnetics, Inc, Inglewood, CA February 2016 to March 2017

Manages and directs all aspects of quality operations in tandem with manufacturing, including supply chain management & development, SCAR, internal CAR, and all program metrics and key performance indicators. Resolving build problems and risk mitigation, procedures development, training teams in Aerospace, DOD cabling, modules products and HI-Rel components and Medical products. Working closely customers and DCMA representatives while closing out nonconformaces ., An accomplished AS9100 leader in preparing for registration audits – Trainer in internal process RC/CAPA using all the above and below tools and principles. Appointed interim Operation Manager 35-40 employees. Certified ICP Specialist – J-Stds 001 Inspection 2016 Supply Quality Manager: GE Aviation / Woodward HRT - D uarte, CA - June 2011 to Jan 2016 5.5 yrs.

Plans and coordinates concerted team efforts using the above tools in 300+ suppliers for validation of CARs, quality audits and industrial readiness for process, programs and systemic audits. As an A t Large contractor, duties similar to DCMA representation at supplie sites regarding deliverables of machined, dye casted and fabricated parts. Conduct MRB, NCMR, gate reviews for PPAP and critical processes. Remedy compliance and corrective actions while mentoring teams for continuous improvement and training. Expert in TQM, PDCA, regulatory requirements in AS9100. Quality Manager : Accurate Meta ls Fabricators, Inc. Anaheim, California 0 9/2006 to 6/2011 5.7 yrs Managed apporx. 75 employees in multiple facets of machine shop disciplines in a SPC driven environment. Maintained ISO 9001 & AS9100 standards, developed startup policies, shop instructions, quality alerts, RMA, continuous improvements and problem resolutions. Ensure supply chain mat erials meet performance metrics (KPI). Customers include Haas, Motorola, Rapid Scan Ind., Bell, JCI; Visteon, Lockheed Martin .

Cost Reduction:

Streamlined workstations with boundary samples, quality alerts and lessons learned in build instructions. Reduction of customer complaints. From ave. 29 rejections per month to "0" in 3 months. Implemented Systemic training snd continuous improvement programs. Cost savings of 250k. Sr. Quality Engineer - General Motors, Detroit, MI 1 1/1994 - 06/2006 12+ yrs Re sponsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of the quality assurance function on the plant floor, bridging customer requirements and build issues while supporting all plant quality activities. Ensuring products, processes at supplier facilities conform to GM standards. Responsible for el ectrical/cabels and mechanical assemblies in Seating, Interior Systems, Door Panels, Exterior Ornamentation, Instrumentation Panels, (Navigation, Information, Entertainment and Passenger Restraint Systems Medium Duty Truck and Luxury Car platforms... Heat Exchange components, Engine Power source (Battery), Transmissions / Powertrain and Chassis Suspension items.Additional rolea as Gatekeeper of suppliers, audits, non-conformance issues and pre-prototype (PPAP) submissions. Using Lean, 5-S, Taguchi – (DOE/SPC), Kaizen – Continuous Improvements, 8-D, 5–Whys, problem solving tools in a defect free environments.

Cost reduction: Automotive Instrumentation Panel Builds Eliminated 1000.00 per day scrap rate by solving production tooling dimensional issue with assy skillets with incorrect fasteners, shims and washers. 3 of 25 assy fixtures were incorrectly assembled causing variation in forming instrumentation panels. Customer rejection stated (NCMR) irregular fit condition as assembly plant. Upon investigation, I discovered hardware inconsistencies in 3 fixtures otherwise not detected during tooling changes. Results: 400k cost recovery per year. Cost Recovery:

Resolved build issue with rear tail lamp being inverted at assy plant buy redesign of locating tabs into the plastic mold (tooling) to assure repeatable quality. Warranty cost reduction 325k over 2 years. Quality - Engineer H ewlett Packard Company, Corvallis, 1 983 AND 4/1990-11/1994 Responsibilities included overseeing supplier development and program implementation of technologies for semiconductor I/C fabrication medical components, sensors and instrumentation in cleanroom, class II and III environments. Development of process methodologies, checkpoints, work/inspection instructions, PFMEA, control plans, preapproval process validation and resolving supplier non conformances issues.

Quality Engineer - Lockheed (Skunk Works), Palmdale, CA 1 983 - 4/1990 Overall quality support in U2R program processes, product, and program systems integrity. Supervise prototype tooling development, systems validation and regulatory compliance in Mil Spec requirements,, FAA and support DCMA. Engineering and change management, CA/PA and coordination of specialized composites fabrication for landing gear actuators hydraulics, bomb bay release doors, ejection canopy and V/H Stabilizer. Tier 1 suppliers: Singer-Libra Scope, General Electric Aviation Engine Systems, General Dynamics, Inc; TRW, Cherry Textron and PRV/Arden Aerospace Engineering.

Military Service, Credentials and Certifications

Military Veteran, US Navy - Honorable Discharge Certified ICP Specialist – J-Stds001 Inspection 2016 Master of Science – Industrial Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon Bachelor of Science - Business Administration, University of Phoenix - Fountain Valley, California Certified ~Quality Engineer - American Society for Quality, University of Michigan Q uality Management Systems - Lead Auditor Training, (RAB-QSA) Design Validation Problem Resolution - (General Motors University) Six Sigma, Green Belt – Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

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