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Manager Quality

Location:
Leduc, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
July 11, 2019

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THANIGACHALAM GOWENDER

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M – 780-***-****

ac9syt@r.postjobfree.com

An ASET certified engineering technologist, with diplomas in both Mechanical Engineering and Quality Management, certified CWB welding supervisor, level 2 welding inspector and previously certified ASNT level 2 NDE technician, with over 20 years of progressive experience in implementing Quality Management Systems, Process improvements, System development, External & Internal Audits, Customer Complaints Handling, Training of all concerned in manufacturing industry (Construction, Machining, Fabrication & Assembly).

Certified and experienced senior quality professional, with extensive background in the O&G industry working as fabricator, contractor and owner conducting technical assurance, contract compliance and supplier qualification audits. Experienced with the development, implementation and maintenance of API Q1, ASME, ABSA, AS9000, ISO 9000, Nadcap and CWB quality programs.

Resourceful and result oriented team player with integrity, professionalism and personal presence that earn respect and inspire cooperation. Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and decision- making skills together with a positive approach to problem solving.

Education and Certification

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Quality Management

Certified Engineering Technician – ASET (CET Reclassification submitted)

Certified Lead Auditor ISO 9001 - BSI

Certified Lead Auditor AS 9100D – SAI Global

Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 9001, 14001 and OSHAS 18001 - DNV

Certified Welding Supervisor - CWB

Certified Level 2 Welding Inspector - CWB

Certified NDE Level 2 Inspector – ASNT (Expired) Technical Skills

Development, implementation and review of Quality Management Systems

Management, auditing and maintenance of ISO/ASME/ABSA/CWB accreditation programs (ISO 9000, 14001, 18001, AS 9100D, API Q1)

Pre-qualification audits for fabrication and manufacturing shops, NDE companies and contractors in the O&G industry

Quality Planning, QA/QC, control of processes and risk assessments using PFMEA tools

NCR initiation, Investigation of Quality issues; Root Cause Analysis, Corrective & Preventive action, Management Review meeting preparation, Supplier audits

Static equipment shop/field fabrication and inspection requirements

Fully conversant with CWB, ASME, API, ULC, CSA, ISO 9000, AS9000, NADCAP

Knowledge of traditional NDE techniques applications

LEAN manufacturing, defect reduction & productivity improvements

Computer literate and familiar with MS Office applications

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Professional Experience

Quality Specialist (2018 – 2019) Nisku, AB, Halliburton

All quality activities, Verifying supplier Quality Plan, ITP, Travelers; Verifying weld procedures and welder’s qualification are followed in the plant; QA/QC Construction and start-up stages of the life cycle of projects; conduct Internal audits for the maintenance of the quality programs & external audits on suppliers; Interacting with stack holders like engineering, procurement, operations, suppliers; ASME B31.3 – Piping, CWB 59 - Structural welding programs management; NCR, Root cause Analysis; CAPA processes management; Managing turnover package; Quality investigation; Handling customer complaints; Control of processes; Liaise with external agencies ISO / API Q1; Review and coordination of supplier quality and audits of vendors; vendors’ prequalification process management, technical review; Quality improvements; Excellent stake holder management skills dealing with engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Shipping, customer & suppliers.

Quality Manager (2014 – 2017) Red Deer, AB, COLLICUTT ENERGY

All quality activities, Creating Quality Plan, ITP, Travelers; Verifying weld procedures and welder’s qualification are followed in the plant; QA/QC Construction and start-up stages of the life cycle of projects; conduct Internal audits for the maintenance of the quality programs & external audits on suppliers; Interacting with stack holders like engineering, procurement, operations, suppliers; ASME B31.3 – Piping, CWB 59 - Structural welding programs management; NCR, Root cause Analysis; CAPA processes management; Managing turnover package; Quality investigation; Handling customer complaints; Control of processes; Liaise with external agencies ISO / API / CSA / CWB; Review and coordination of supplier quality and audits of vendors; vendors’ prequalification process management; Quality improvements; Excellent stake holder management skills dealing with engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Shipping, customer & suppliers.

Quality Manager (2013 – 2014) Edmonton, AB, PTI (CIVEO) GROUP

In-charge of the Quality management System at Plant - All quality activities; Consolidated Plant Manual (Three plants); Conduct risk assessment using PFMEA tool; Developed and standardized the Processes, Procedures, SWIs; QA/QC; Performed internal audits and ensured compliance to the quality management system; conducted external audits on suppliers and managed the approved manufacturing list; MRM preparation & execution; change management processes management; In process & final inspection management; Quality investigation; Interacting with stack holders like engineering, procurement, operations, suppliers; Liaise with external agencies ISO / API / CSA / CWB; Supported Quality Management, Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) functions and initiatives within the three plants; Conducted initiatives to improve the quality management system, processes, product realization and improve customer service.

Root cause Analysis, NCR, CAPA activities; Excellent stake holder management skills dealing with engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Shipping, customer & suppliers.

Manager Quality Systems (2007 – 2013) Edmonton, AB, DURABUILT WINDOWS AND DOORS

Responsible for the company Quality/EHS Management System – All quality activities; Manual writing, development of systems, implementation and maintenance; Liaise with regulatory agencies, Certifying agencies and maintaining the IMS standards; QA/QC; Quality investigation; Root cause Analysis, addressed all Corrective & preventive on NCRs raised at external audits, internal audit, Process audits, customer complaints etc.; Participated in design meetings, coordinated site activities with the superintendent and the design team, hosted meetings with the sub trades, and held safety talks for site workers and sub trades; Prepared quality assurance audit plans, audit checklists and led internal & external audits of suppliers; Conducted audits and vendor/contractors quality reviews. Led quality improvement initiates through Lean projects, Bottleneck managements, Kaizen, KPIs, Targets, and Objectives in various formats; Excellent stake holder management skills dealing with engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Shipping, customer & suppliers.

Previous Experience

Manager QA (2004 - 2007) Manager QA (2002 – 2004) Manager QA (1992 – 2002)

India India India

MIDCO LTD, ABM STEELS PVT LTD, BOSCH REXROTH

Responsible for the overall management of the quality departments and for the development and maintenance of the companies’ ISO 9001/14001/OHSAS 18001 certifications, including auditing of suppliers, vendors and internal departments and to liaise with registrars.

All All quality activities, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, APQP implementation; Interacting with stack holders like engineering, procurement, operations, Suppliers; QA/QC of the products. Quality investigation; NCR Management; CAPA Management; Leading Quality improvements; Excellent stake holder management skills dealing with engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Shipping, customer & suppliers.



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