WESLEY R. SIMPSON
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An analytical, innovative Quality Control Inspector with a proven track record of achievement in electronic engineering, programming, Kaizen process improvements, troubleshooting and testing. Collaborates with internal/external parties to drive completion of corporate objectives. With a commitment to excellence, facilitates the long-term success of an organization.
Programming: Experienced in creating inspection program and library for components to determine proper placement and solder condition. Troubleshot, debugged and maintained inspection library to reduce invalid calls and prevent defects from escaping process.
Quality: Monitored inspection results to ensure products met required quality standards. Compiled data as well as prepared and delivered reports.
Troubleshooting: Skilled at studying problem situations, identifying solutions and implementing programming adjustments, repairs, as well as countermeasures to ensure quality products.
Schematics and Installation: Worked from blueprints, schematics, diagrams and maintenance manuals in performing installation, testing prior to implementation and performing electronics repairs/troubleshooting.
Leadership: Oversaw strong leadership skills supported by management experience, directing and training personnel and operations. Utilized thorough understanding of importance of leading by example and demonstrating skills for professional growth as well as achievement.
Coorstek Inc. Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Quality Control Inspector II 2017
In-process and final inspection of product utilizing handheld and precision measuring tools and documentation of data.
Contractor Knoxville, Tennessee
Setup computers and networks for individuals.
Minor home repair to include electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and structural.
Siemens Molecular Imaging Inc. Knoxville, Tennessee
Manufacturing Technician 2010-2014
Completed manufacturing related studies and processes to include gathering and entering production information.
Test and calibrate lab equipment as well as product with automated machines and manual tools.
Resolved manufacturing or maintenance related problems.
Assembled and maintained production and testing machines.
Participated in semi-complex repairing and retesting for product and/or manufacturing facilities.
Contributed actively in process improvement activities for lean efficient production environment.
DENSO MANUFACTURING Maryville, Tennessee
Engineer Technician 1998-2009
Developed, debugged and monitored automated optical inspection programs, variation library and machines.
Compiled data, prepared and presented reports, as well as implemented program adjustments and worked with Manufacturing Engineers to solve problems and implement corrective actions in accordance with data results.
Evaluated and prepared reports of automated optical inspection machines.
Contributed actively in process improvement activities.
DAIKIN DRIVETRAIN COMPONENTS, Knoxville, Tennessee, Heat Treatment Technician, 1996-1998. Held responsibility for safe startup and shutdown of furnaces used for heat treating as well as ovens used for tempering of metal and training of new associates. Operated, monitored and implemented adjustments as needed for quality production of heat treated and tempered products. Implemented preheat ovens for tempering stamp dies, reducing time necessary to heat die thereby reducing production downtime by 45 minutes per changeover.
SEA RAY MANUFACTURING, Knoxville, Tennessee, Lamination Technician, 1995-1996. Set up, operated and troubleshot fiberglass chopper gun as well as foam injection gun. Held responsibility for proper thickness and mixture of fiberglass with resin as well as mount of foam placed in cavities of boat.
HEILIG-MEYERS FURNITURE STORE, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Credit/Assistant Store Manager, 1993-1994. Oversaw inventory, ordering of furniture for display/customers. Researched credit applications and decisions based on credit reports. Maintained delinquent accounts/determined repossessions/legal action necessary. Directed customer service to ensure customers remained pleased with the purchase.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Camp Pendleton, California, Military Police Supervisor, 1983-1992. Patrolled housing and base to ensure following of law and order. Served as watch commander, overseeing security and well-being of entire base. Directed patrolmen in duties. Held responsibility for detailed inspection of buildings and standard operating procedures of classified areas, weapon and ammunition storage areas, as well as areas with monies. Ensured following of proper security and procedure. Noted deficiencies/corrective actions. Consulted with chain of command to create templates for common blotter entries and incident complaint reports. Used templates to standardize reports.
TENN. INSTITUTE OF ELECTRONICS, Knoxville, TN, Degree in Applied Sciences, Electronics, 1998
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, Okinawa, Japan, Degree in General Curriculum, 1993
Kaizen Continuous Improvement Process Training
Omron Automated Optical Inspection Programmer
Microsoft Office Software
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Physical Security Inspector School
Non-Commissioned Officer’s School