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Quality Engineer Microsoft Office

Corona, CA
September 12, 2018

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Buds Matilla

Quality Supervisor/Metallurgist

Corona, CA 92883


Seeking a materials engineering position within a production, testing, or processing environment that emphasizes development, offering opportunities for professional growth and potential for advancement.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Quality Supervisor/Metallurgist

Alcoa Fastening Systems - Carson, CA

April 2007 to April 2016

• Responsible for directing & assisting quality teams in determining efficient operations of the quality activities.

• Direct & supervise activities of team leaders, technician, & operators.

• Resolve metallurgical issues at QA In-process Lab and QA Final Lab.

• Assure a safe & healthful work force.


Dickson Testing Co, Inc

August 2006 to April 2007

Southgate, CA


Perform metallurgical evaluations (micro/macro) of forged and cast aerospace metal parts from various alloys (Ti, Ni, Al, Co, Steel, etc.).

Metallurgist/Quality Engineer

California Drop Forge Inc - Los Angeles, CA

September 2000 to July 2006

• Manage material buy-off to the specification applicable to the job.

• Interface with purchasing and engineering on material requirements.

• Conduct investigation on materials non-conformance, including failure analysis.

• Establish testing and heat treat procedures for forgings prior to processing parts.

• Provide technical support to customers, manufacturing personnel, and sales group.

• Review and release purchase orders for outside processing. Product Metallurgist/Met Lab Supervisor

Shultz Steel Company - South Gate, CA

March 1998 to September 2000

• Responsible for all materials testing of the company products.

• Accept and review all incoming materials for the manufacture of forgings.

• Review and approve purchase orders for outside processing.

• Resolve metallurgical test failures and MRB issues in a timely manner.

• Review customer prints, specifications, and job contracts necessary for test and quality requirements.

• Interface with customer representative on metallurgical questions, concerns, and submittal.

• Maintain an organized laboratory and develop procedures for all functions of the metallurgy department.


Bristol Industries - Brea, CA

1996 to 1998

Quality Assurance Metallurgist

• Perform metallurgical evaluation and mechanical testing of fasteners and related products.

• Provide technical assistance in materials selections.

• Write procedures and instructions for heat treatment, metallurgical lab, non-destructive testing, and plating.

• Coordinate NADCAP re-accreditation audit. Conduct ISO/AS 9001 internal audit.

• Review specifications and process requirements per customer orders. Chief Metallurgist

Metallurgical Testing Corp - Industry, CA

1990 to 1996

• Perform testing and evaluation of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in various forms.

• Perform failure analysis, investigation, research, testing, evaluation, and generated test reports.

• Develop procedures for acceptance testing and evaluation of prototype aircaraft forgings and castings.

• Organize and manage the physical flow of jobs by setting priorities on job scheduling.

• Supervise and train metallurgical technicians.


Technicast - South Gate, CA

1984 to 1990

Foundry Metallurgist

• Supervise preparation of charge make-up of various alloys for melt furnaces.

• Oversee chemistry adjustments of molten metal before pouring into the molds.

• Perform metallurgical and mechanical testing of ferrous and non-ferrous castings. Education

BS in Metallurgical Engineering

Mapua Institute of Technology - Manila

June 1964 to May 1970


Microsoft Office, Quality Assurance


American Society for Metals

1980 to 2007

Corporate member.

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