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Engineer Quality

Madison, MS, 39110
$80,000 - $100,000
March 08, 2018

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Results-oriented professional with more than 15 years of manufacturing experience in Quality Assurance, Industrial Engineering, Continuous Improvement, and Manufacturing Management. Self starter with demonstrated ability in performance improvement, cost reduction, and compliance.


Quality Manager/Lead Auditor – Richardson Molding, Philadelphia, MS July 2017 – Nov. 2017

Responsible for leading a team of 13 employees including auditors, technicians, and an engineer

Ensure the QMS conforms to customer, internal, ISO 9000, and regulatory requirements

Track and monitor Quality KPIs including customer complaints (CARs) and supplier complaints (SCARs)

Ensure the evaluation of suppliers and inspection of supplier materials

Review design and process changes for PPAP submission to customers.

Supplier Quality Engineer - CalsonicKansei North America, Madison, MS Feb. 2016 - Mar. 2017

Conduct supplier audits to drive standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement

Champion problem solving activities with suppliers/customers to eliminate non conformances

Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply through the use of CARs, GCARs, and/or 8Ds.

Review design/process changes with suppliers for PPAP submission and approve supplier PPAPs.

FCP Conformity Engineer – Faurecia Automotive Seating, Madison, MS July 2015 - Feb. 2016

June 2011 – Nov. 2013

Ensure compliance to ISO-TS 16949 and Customer ASAS-P through implementation of FCPs

Conduct and \report results from internal audits, dock audits, product/process audits, and 3rd party audits

Conduct training related to auditing, quality systems orientation, and corrective/preventive action

Facilitate Management Reviews

Warranty Engineer – MTEK, Inc., Madison, MS Dec. 2013 – Oct. 2014

Create process to track, analyze, and report warranty issues in reports, graphs, and charts.

Develop warranty plan to improve customer score card through a reduction in issues and cost

Facilitate cross functional warranty team meetings with plant and corporate warranty personnel

Investigate warranty issues, track countermeasure implementation, and provide status to Customer

Contract Engineer – Aerotek (Johnson Controls), Madison, MS Feb. 2011 – June 2011

Ensure supplier PPAPs and samples are approved

Manage incoming inspection

Investigate and analyze supplier quality issues and obtain RCCA through the use of SMRRs

Quality Engineer - Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Forest, MS June 2007 – Oct. 2009

Support customer, corporate and third party audits; Perform ISO 9000/ AS 9100 internal audits

Track, analyze and report monthly Standard Repair Usage and Material Review Board Actions

Track, monitor and report monthly metrics such as Customer Acceptance, DPMO, and DPU

Manage transition, implementation plan, and "go-live" for Harrington Quality Management System

Industrial Engineer - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Gadsden, AL Jan. 2005 – Sept. 2006

Organize, coordinate, and facilitate monthly Rapid Improvement Activities

Determine labor standards using MOST and stopwatch analysis

Analyze equipment capacity versus requirements

Develop budget justification for capital expenditure projects

Manufacturing Manager - Visteon-G&C Industries, Durant, MS Aug. 2003 – July 2004

Supervise 7 employees

Revise Control Plans and Process FMEAs

Implement standardized work and 5s

Track, monitor, and report departmental metrics in Safety, Quality, Performance, and Cost

Industrial Engineer - Nissan North America, Canton, MS May 2002 – Aug. 2003

Develop labor standards through the use of predetermined time

Conduct Area Manager Training

Determine job allocations and man assignments

Perform cost study analysis

Industrial Engineer - Alcoa Fujikura Ltd, Houston, MS Aug. 2000 – Jan. 2002

Define, improve and document manufacturing processes

Develop standardized packaging with the assistance of a Corporate Engineer

Establish standards for the purpose of capacity planning with Oracle rel. 11

Conduct time studies, balance assembly lines, and redesign workstation layout

Industrial Engineer - U. S. Pipe & Foundry Co., Birmingham, AL Aug. 1999 - July 2000

Evaluate labor efficiency

Facilitate and train cross-functional problem-solving teams

Assist external consultants with Lean Manufacturing implementation and communication

Manage projects related to the purchase and installation of new equipment

Quality Engineer/ISO 9000 Coordinator - Weyerhaeuser Co., Columbus, GA May 1998 - April 1999

Manage customer complaint and internal nonconformance Access database

Conduct Internal Audits

Track and report trends in data and Quality Variance (QUAVAR) cost

Facilitate weekly Corrective Action Meeting with employees and management

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Graduation Date: December 1997


OMNEX Ann Harbor, MI

Completion Date: October 2017

ISO/TS 16949 Lead Auditor

OMNEX Ann Harbor, MI

Completion Date: August 2011

COMPUTER SKILLS Proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAS, Minitab, ProModel, FORTRAN, and AutoCad.

REFERENCES Available upon request

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