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Engineer Quality

St. Augustine, Florida, United States
April 24, 2019

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Joseph Smith II Manufacturing and Quality Engineer 615-***-**** South East

Detail-oriented, innovative engineer with extensive technical skills, problem resolution, and critical thinking experience within high-profile organizations. Analytical professional skilled in successfully leading teams and creating unique solutions to complex problems. Collaborative communicator continually focused on building and maintaining relationships with colleagues and management to promote efficiency across departments and corporations. Successfully support operations for production, R&D, and maintenance through meticulous engineering documentation. Areas of Expertise include:

Quality Engineering/FMEA

Process Control & Improvement

AutoCAD/Solid Works/CATIA

Budgeting & Statistics

Machine Tools & Stamping/GD&T

Project Management

Tempering & Coatings

Six Sigma Educational Training

Problem Resolution

Professional Experience

BOEING Jacksonville, Florida 1/2018 – 3/2019

Quality Engineer (Contract)

Responsible for working FAI for POD and various sections on aircraft and analyze and enhance documentation for plans and procedures. Utilize software programs such as HMS, Team Center, NX, and Access databases. Significant work involves QF-16 aircraft.

GE APPLIANCES 11/2015 – 10/2017

Quality Engineer/Supervisor

Utilized several programs and skills including Six Sigma, GD&T, AutoCAD, Minitab, and Microsoft Office. Created spaghetti diagrams, APQP, and Pareto, and developed run charts and organizational charts to solve FAI problems.

Key Accomplishments:

Resolved HIPOT problems with components utilizing 5-why process.

EMBRAER US 2/2015 – 11/2015

Manufacturing Engineer

Collaborate with production, quality, and MRB to manufacture and assemble new A-29 aircraft and work plans. Utilized Enovia, Catia, SAP, and Microsoft Office to accomplish tasks. Collaborated with colleagues to problem solve and convert Spanish to English.

CATERPILLAR INC. 6/2014 – 2/2015

Process Control Engineer

Utilized Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities to enhance suppliers and promote production readiness for New Product Introduction (NPI) and First Article Inspection. Also required technology and software such as SAP, AutoCAD, Microsoft, and GD&T.

Key Accomplishments:

Resolved problems with installation of Kubota engines into skidstear.


Quality Engineer

Analyzed ISO and AS9100 documentation for certification update preparation, revised Solid Works drawing when necessary, and performed paper audits. Drafted repair and testing procedures for anodizing coatings utilizing Solid Works, Microsoft, GD&T, and FAA guideline book.

Key Accomplishments:

Drafted documentation for AS and ISO certifications.

BOEING 11/2008 – 12/2013

Manufacturing Engineer

Designed military and civilian aircraft including the V-22 Osprey, CH-47 Chinook and 787 Dreamliner. Utilized statistical software to develop process improvements and analyze data to establish new procedures. Completed an evaluation of the existing fabrication facility layout to determine bottlenecks in the fabrication process. Mapped out and drafted a plan for plant floor improvements while also preparing required documentation for first run parts. Created a procedure for the test and repair of anodizing coatings and installed 5 axis CNC systems for complex metal and composite part machining.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed manufacturing process project to build 787 aircraft which cost $500M.

CONTRACTOR 10/2006 – 11/2008

Project Manager & Instructor

Streamlined business practices, consolidated policies and procedures, and instructed continuous improvements.

Key Accomplishments:

Taught Six Sigma courses and generated college courses for industrial studies.

PACCAR 7/2004 – 5/2007

Quality Engineer

Directed MRB improvements using Lean Six Sigma techniques to develop a continuous improvement process and lean projects. Completed Master Black Belt Six Sigma training and developed a product testing procedure for tanks, running boards, bumpers to detect defects in anodizing, power coating, and paint.

Key Accomplishments:

5 Kaizen Six Sigma events leading teams made up of Engineers and production.

Additional experience as Engineering Project Manager and Project Manager Engineer for Ford Motor Company.

Education & Training

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies – Computers & Math


Associate of Science in Computer Science


Masters Certification Six Sigma Statistics, Villanova University

Summary of Key Experiences in Aerospace and Automotive:

• Shop floor support, maintaining manufacturing plans, tooling requirements, engineering change implementation and coordinating change in the build process within an electrical/mechanical support team.

• Developed manufacturing processes designs, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

• Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

• Developed procedures and performed inspect performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigate and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

• Reviewing documents and providing guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques; ensuring processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

• Possess the willingness and ability to work extended hours and weekends when required to support production demand.

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