Walter E. Collins Jr.
Perrysburg, Ohio 43351
Pursuing a challenging career position as a Manager utilizing motivation, dedication, and diversified abilities developed through experience and achievements, as well as obtaining opportunities for professional growth based on my performance.
May 2016 to Present Fiat Chrysler Group, LLC Toledo, OH.
Manage 11 Team Leaders and 90 Employees to achieve Daily Production goals as well as safety.
Establish root cause and effective countermeasures attacking downtime, rework and NVAA.
Coach and mentor team leaders and team members on WCM methods and tools, including project lead for Kaizen activity, and reporting out on activities with 6 point responses.
People Development Pillar Lead for JL Assembly.
Voice of The Customer Champion for JL Assembly Wind / Water Test.
June 2015 to May 2016 Exterior Qualities Home Improvement Sylvania, OH.
Manage all facets of construction projects for job safety, quality, and efficiencies.
Design, layout and compile material list as well as necessary blue prints for construction projects.
Obtain and schedule permits and inspections for respective projects in accordance with local laws.
Oversee projects from start to finish, including training, material logistics, and timely labor goals.
Feb. 2014 to June 2015 Ottawa Rubber Company Holland, OH.
Develop, analyze, and prepare PPAP warrants and layout documentation for customers including full layout of parts using an Optical Comparator, Calipers, as well as visual methods.
Control of all in house calibration of inspection tools and documentation in accordance to TS 16949.
Audit production to ensure all control plan methods are followed to ensure quality of product.
Mar. 2010 to Feb. 2014 ABC Supply Company, Inc. Toledo, OH.
Inside Sales Representative
Facilitate the sale, procurement, and delivery of exterior building supplies to contractors and home owners, including the transportation logistics needed to fill orders within customers' time frame expectations, using an AS400 management system.
Manage and report to corporate the reconciliation of daily sales including cash and credit drawers, daily sales reports, as well as overseeing the daily deposits.
May 2007 to Oct. 2009 Dana Holdings Corporation, Corporate Office Tech Center Maumee, OH.
Supervise daily activity in the garage and test lab.
Collect, organize and maintain test data on network drive and local drives.
Oversee all set up and tests of automotive axles for Noise, Vibration and Harshness.
Aug. 2005 To Sept. 2006 The Electro Prime Group, LLC Rossford / Toledo, OH.
Manage the TS 16949 and ISO 140001 QMS / EMS, including internal audits of systems.
Develop, implement and monitor the training needs of every employee in both plants.
Supervise the Quality Staff, including the Quality Engineers, Supervisors and Auditing teams.
Oversee the PPAP requirements, as well as development and continuous improvement of FMEA, Control Plans and Process Flow charts.
April 2000 To Feb. 2005 Lear Corporation Romulus, MI.
Lead Quality Representative for Romulus Plant at Warren Truck Assembly Plant on 2nd shift.
Six Sigma Green Belt. Undertaking or assisting with projects to reduce the opportunities for defects, and / or reduce cost of operations.
Internally audit all departments for compliance with QS 9000, ISO 14001, and TS 16949.
Implemented continuous improvement methods that resulted in actual cost savings and best in class techniques used across Corporate levels.
Jan. 1998 to Feb. 2000 General Motors/ Delphi Interiors Adrian, MI.
Systematized operations and continually educated quality inspectors in all areas of safety, first time quality and customer issues, and oversaw the quality of production in the plant, to exceed their customer expectations.
Conducted daily audits, to insure compliance to control plans, utilizing PFMEA’s, and issuance of 5 phases for corrective action, as well as the overall quality of the PPAP submissions.
Established and organized work instructions and documents for collection of data, and produced daily and monthly summary charts to display improvements, to comply with Q.S. 9000.
Managed scheduling, time keeping, and oversaw vacation planning of all personnel in the quality department, all containment areas, and layout inspection.
June 1997 to Dec. 1997 General Motors/ Becker Group Battle Creek, MI.
General Motors Quality/ Lead Auditor
Contract Supervisor leading the inspection teams to discover defective door panels.
Compile and display charts showing improvements achieved.
Achieved reduction of defective door panels at suppliers faculties to below acceptable levels.
Colorado Technical University Online
* Associates of Science in Business Administration, 3.68 GPA, Graduated March 2011
* Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentration Management Dec. 2012
IQuES, Livonia, MI.
* ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Training
Lansing Community College, 500 N. Washington Sq. Lansing, MI. 48933
Pursued educated in;
ISO 9000, intro to quality systems, Auto mechanics, and Building Trades.
Potterville High School, 1625 High St. Potterville, MI 48876
* Pursued student leadership, and various other areas of study, graduated 1991
Certificate of course completion and understanding of ISO 9000, ISO 14001 Lead Auditor, Transition to TS 16949 and Six Sigma Green Belt.
Hands on experience with General Motors and Chrysler in Quality Assurance, and a working knowledge of QS, ISO 9000, ISO 14001 and TS 16949. As well as Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing and 5S.
Proficient with Microsoft Windows NT, 95, 98, XP and 7, including MS Office Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Colorado Technical University’s professional certificate in Business Concepts Undergraduate Level