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Manager Quality Assurance

Location:
Fremont, California, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
September 12, 2018

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Vance Kawabe

**** ******* *******, ******* ** ***55 510-***-**** ac604n@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

To find a company where my skills and talent would be mutually beneficial

Education

BACHELORS SCIENCE 1988 SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY

Major: Industrial Technology

Minor: Business

Related coursework: Quality Assurance, Manufacturing

Skills & Abilities

MANAGEMENT

Ability to set goals and guidelines. Provide leadership, training and expectations to put employees in a position to be successful.

PERSERVERANCE

Fast learner and would be able to fit into your companies existing system. I look to continuously improve and to evaluate a situation on how it can be done better.

COMMUNICATION

I would work well with the existing team, vendors and customers to understand the project and to ensure that all parties understand the end goal.

LEADERSHIP

Talented and experienced to take on all projects in manufacturing and to take it to the finish line.

Experience

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER, PURCHASER, SAFETY COORDINATOR, PROJECT MANAGER, FACILITIES MAINTENANCE INDUSPAC APRIL 2006 TO AUGUST 2018.

Experience manager that lead this manufacturing packaging plant as leader in all areas of the business. My unique background as a manager in quality allowed for me to become a project leader and manage the plant maintenance. Purchased all materials from raw materials, maintenance, production and office supplies. Inventory and maintained levels through Kanban and min max systems. Developed supplier relationships to ensure that they met the needs of the sourcing strategy.

QUALITY ASSURANCE COORDINATOR SCA NORTH AMERICA PACKAGING DIVISION FEBRUARY 2001- APRIL 2006

Developed and trained, audited local quality procedures in an ISO based system. Instrumental in passing key audits of new customers. Plant Lead Safety Officer and trainer. Safety incidents decreased by over 20% each year. Managed monthly Safety Meetings. Leader in other areas such as Housekeeping and Preventative Maintenance. Knowledgeable in many types of manufacturing such as corrugated, die cutting, gel ice and custom molded foam. Computer literate in Microsoft programs; Excel, Word, Access, Power point.

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER MARKO FOAM PRODUCTS DECEMBER 1988- FEBRUARY 2001

Implemented Quality Program for 8 years. My primary duties were 1st Article Reports (read prints and evaluated part tolerances), job set up information (volume, weight and density information), packaging, curing of product, development of inspection points and criteria as well as product identification. Daily duties included the release of product and quality training for all employees. Some customers included Hewlett Packard, Sun Microsystems and New United Motors. Created a program to recycle boxes to and from Sun Microsystems. Created bundle sizes to maximize truckloads to Hewlett Packard. Created packaging configurations and amounts for energy absorbing bumpers for New United Motors. Other duties in fill in roles included Material Requirements Planning (scheduling of presses, expansion and tool changes), Packaging / Recycling Manager and Shipping and Receiving Manager. Important member of Continuous Improvement and Safety Committee Meetings.



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