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Quality Engineer Mechanical

Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
November 19, 2018

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Over ** years of Aerospace hands on experience with Sheet metal, Composite materials, Wire harness, Semi Conductors, Electronic PCBA Boards, Wire Bonding, Radio Frequency Devices and Automotive Parts. This background has provided invaluable knowledge of Industry Standards. My objective is to obtain a rewarding position that will enable me to utilize my professional skills for mutual benefit.


TS16949, PPAP, PFMEA, APQP, 14 CFR 183.31, FAA Repair station, PMA, FAA PART 21, IPC600, IPC610, IPC 620, IPC7711, IPC6013, IPC6012, ESD, MILPRF 38534F, MILSTD105E, MILSTD883E, System AS9100BC and ISO 9001:2000, ANSI Y14.5, 8130-1234

Project History

R&D for Toyota & Chrysler Superchargers TS16949

American Airlines SATCOM RACK

ALNA Boeing Business Jet Aft Rack B737

Jet Aviation Lineage


F16 Black box

F18 Spare wings D,C,E,F (Composites material)


737,787, ETC

Ailerons G650

Spirit, MJ, 30P, 60P

Lockheed Martin /M299, M702 Flash Tubes, head and bodies

Philips (MRI) Medical devices

Northrop Grumman (Radar Equipment Rack)


Contractor 06/04 currently working

Raytheon : Senior Mechanical Inspector

Understanding of and primary customer interface for all customer quality specifications and requirements

Experience with digital electronics testing and troubleshooting

Use of statistical analysis tools and methods for problem solving

Facilitate resolution of proactive quality initiatives, continuous improvements, preventative actions, mistaking proofing, etc.

Facilitate resolutions of reactive quality initiatives; containment/root cause/ corrective actions, customer issues, etc.

Facilitate and participate in quality metrics reporting and communication

Coach and mentor individuals and cross functional teams in quality systems, tools, and philosophies

Define and manage all customer quality plans

Facilitate all quality related activities associated with customer product introductions within APQP, etc

Approval of all product changes (ECOs, deviations, validations, etc.) to ensure customer requirements and expectations are met, and verification that changes are correctly implemented

Monitor processes (through auditing, metrics, etc.) to ensure product health

Support external audit activities relative to product requirements

Support product and process changes and evolution, ensuring product quality integrity is maintained

Support quote and contract review process, ensuring customer quality requirements are met

Support Supplier Quality in supplier issues and improvements

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Contractor 02/2004 - Currently

Source Inspector

Reviewing generated paper work from customer to prepare shipment of parts.

Reviewing Final inspection on C OF C material certs, P.O, FINISH GOODS, and SHIPPERS

Reviewing Inspected Generated F.A.I reports, C OF C, travel to various supplier facilities to perform visual and dimensional inspections on manufactured parts, assemblies, and / or subassemblies.

Inspected to engineering drawings, customer purchase order(s), industry standards, and specifications.

Report inspection accept / reject information directly to the customer via web application.

Knowledge of milstd / 105/1916/

Experience with governing combat materials and weapons based on technical orders.

Regulations and procedures applied to hundreds of commodity based inspection transactions positively.

Conducted and Supervised Inspection operations designated per clients systems, plans and specifications with 100% accuracy.

Skilled craftsmen engaged in the fabrication, processing and delivery of component parts and assemblies.

Provide supervision, leadership and coordination of employee activities associated with an assigned product line or department by: Developing plans that meet internal and external customer requirements.

LMI: Leonard’s Metal INC 09/11 - 08/09/12

Mechanical Quality Inspector

Aerospace Manufacture of skins

Maintain FAA regulations and Perform inspection on: Leading Edges, Curtain, Tracks, Retainer, Inner Chord, FrameSTA, Perf skins, Housing integrated wing tips

Review blueprints for dimension for tight tolerances Inspected part per CATIA

Mechanical inspection, on Chem. Mill

Final inspection on C OF C material certs, P.O, FINISH GOODS, and SHIPPERS

Inspecting Generated F.A.I, C OF C

Creating F.A.I and C OF C

Hollingsead International 06/08 – 09/10

Mechanical Quality Engineer/ Supervisor

Aerospace: Manufacture of Wire Harness

DMIRProcess assist in inbound inspection process conduct inspections of prototype

Ensure conformity to type design and for safe operation

Creates Export Certificate of Airworthiness verifying FAA export requirements

Mechanical inspection on aerospace products, Nuts, bolts, Orings, bearings, springs, hiloks, terminals, gaskets, decals, wires, pins, assembles part, brackets, screws, rivets and electrical components

Proficient at reading and interpreting type design data (I.e. blue prints, specifications, standards (AN, MS, NAS, NASM, MIL) and FAA related documents/ regulations)

Conduct internal audit and external audit

Inspect incoming raw materials and finished products using standards: critical dimensions, blue prints

Continuity checks on wire lineage

Update and create several quality databases (i.e. Document Control, CAR, Non conformance Reports, Internal Audit, RMA’s, Failure Analyses, Test and Process

Anomaly Reports, Operating Procedures and Work Instructions

LUCIX Mechanical 05/10/00 - 06/06/08

Quality Engineer/ Supervisor

Manufacture of Radio Frequency Devices

Maintain FAA regulations and perform inspection on amplifiers, DROs, and FDROs

Apply technical quality assurance knowledge daily to ensure inspection methods and testing of incoming raw materials and finished products adhere to the requirements of the project.

Assess Vendor Qualification through support & monitoring of supplier

Prepare for and perform Internal Audits as needed, to include generating audit reports, corrective / preventive actions, verify Root Cause Analysis and effectiveness of corrective actions

Involved in the interviewing, position offers, discipline as well as termination of production staff.

Conduct safety orientations, emergency procedures and evacuation drills

Attempted to boost employee moral by working twice as hard and taking the most unlike tasked to lead by example

Work with HR in order to suggest promotions and pay increases for current employees as well as conversations of temporary employees

Stellar Microelectronics 06/06/00 – 04/13/08

Mechanical Quality Engineer\Supervisor

Manufacturer of Electronics PCB

Interpret manufacturing prints, blueprints, Gerber files and drawings

Defect analysis to determine the source of the defects, to help develop corrective action

Provided leadership and direction for assigned area and met all critical goals related to customer requirements, safety, quality, cost control, productivity and a positive work environment.

Plains (perform internal audit external audits)

Assist Product/Process Engineers in identifying quality issues

Processing inspection of raw materials and final inspection on finished product

Constant use of knowledge of sensor and electronics technology

Working with Engineering to run MRB meetings on damaged product

Quality Tool

CATIA, LCR meter, Xray, Y.T.X. 300, Microscopes, optical comparator, Pin Gauges, Microscope, Height Gauges, Angle Gauges, Caliper, 123 Blocks, Flat plate Surface, Micrometer and various other

Inspection Tools

Office Programs, Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook. Databases used QIBD, Vantage 8.3, Glova,

Net Inspect, AS 400, ERP

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