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Quality Assurance Engineer

Augusta, Georgia, United States
May 27, 2018

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Experienced chemical engineer with *+ years in textile, chemical, and gas manufacturing looking to start a new career near Augusta, GA to further develop my technical and/or management skills. Experience

Lab Manager/Quality Assurance Engineer, Milliken & Co. January 2018 – Current Manages a team of 21 lab technicians and 4 process improvement assistants with the aligned goal of releasing 1st quality product. Investigate and provide corrective action plans for customer complaints. Produce and update process specifications as necessary. Maintain calibration and efficiency of laboratory equipment. Sponsor focused improvement projects to increase production and reduce off quality. Continuous Softener Process Improvement Engineer, Milliken & Co. September 2017 – January 2018 Responsible for the timely installation and start-up of new equipment that turned a batch process into a continuous process. The capital project was successful in producing $255K in labor and process savings, where the justification for the equipment was estimated at $170K. Developed training program for the operation of equipment. Created specifications. New equipment has been making defect free product since installation. Sanforizer Process Improvement Engineer, Milliken & Co. April 2016 – September 2017 Lead a team of 10 members to turn the department into a VPP model department. This was done by initiating a daily management system, 5S, and performing hazard assessments. Conducted process improvement project using Lean Six Sigma Green Belt tools that reduced off quality product by 48% resulting in $195K annual savings. Chemical Engineer Intern and Co-op May 2011 – May 2015 Interned at 4 different locations in Pennsylvania, Lousiana, Kansas, and Atlanta with Air Products and Chemicals and Lumense. At each location, engineering projects were assigned and completed in a timely manner. The largest project assigned was developing a process to prevent the oxidation of catalyst through contaminated pipelines, which yielded $0.5M in savings.


Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA August 2010 – December 2015 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, B.S.

Capstone project was to develop a process that provides an alternative to traditional fossil fuel. Therefore, designed a chemical plant to produce the biofuel succinic acid from Mannheimia succiniciproducens. Traveled to 14 countries during the course of 2 study abroad semesters in France and Korea. Skills

Lean Six Sigma, ISO 9001:2015 Auditor, OSHA 20 Hour Card Holder, R3 Assessment, Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Statistical Analysis Software JMP, DMAIC, Focused Improvement, SAP, SharePoint, Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Stacy Grant

710 Georgia Ave, Apt 23 Statesboro, GA 30458

Phone: 917-***-**** E-Mail:

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