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Quality Assurance Manager

Location:
Fairfield, AL
Posted:
August 20, 2014

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H arry William Lytle

*** ****** ***** ** - ******, AL 36832

334-***-**** Home - 334-***-**** Cell

acfh9m@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

MBA and BS in Metallurgical Engineering. Strong technical and business qualifications with an

impressive track record of more than 21 years of progressive hands-on experience managing

Operations, Quality, Engineering, and Development departments in Automotive, Medical and

Aerospace plastic molding and metal processing manufacturing facilities. Manufacturing processes

including: Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Assembly (Automated and Manual), Casting, Stamping,

Machining, Heat Treat, Coating, Die Casting, and Automated Inspection. Accomplished in the

development and implementation of ISO 9001, TS 16949, and ISO 13485 Quality Systems.

Superior leadership skills and experience in directing cross-functional teams to develop and

implement manufacturing best practices. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with

experience in developing international professional relationships with customers, suppliers and

peers. Proven ability to successfully analyze an organization's critical business requirements,

identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions

for enhancing competitiveness, increasing revenues, and improving customer satisfaction.

Production Management Product Development Lean Manufacturing Six Sigma

Quality System Management Quality Planning Continuous Improvement

Error Proofing and Poka Yoke Employee Training and Development

Budgetary Planning Supply Chain Management High Volume Manufacturing

Professional Experience

Donghee Kautex - Auburn, AL November 2013 – Present

An international manufacturer of Next Generation Fuel Systems (NGFS) Auto industry.

Over 80 employees.

Manager of Quality, Environment, Health and Safety

Responsible for Quality Assurance, Environmental, Health and Safety Engineers and Technicians

• Implemented ISO TS 16949 Quality System

• Implemented ISO 14001 Compliant Environmental Management System

• Determine and Justify Capital Expenditures

• Identified and Implemented New Technologies for Automated Inspection

Weidmann Plastics Technology Inc. – Auburn, AL June 2011 – November 2013

January 2005 – February 2010

An international manufacturer of high technology injection molded and assembled products for

the automotive and medical industries. Approximately 100 employees.

Earned fast-track promotions based on performance and superior results. Delivered

quantifiable cost savings through the development and implementation of best practices in

support of engineering and manufacturing processes. Surrogate for the General Manager.

Operations Manager - Production and Logistics June 2011 – November 2013

Responsible for managing Production, Maintenance and Logistics departments for a 3 Shift

operation. Lead Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and Continuous Improvement Programs.

Maintain and plan for internal training program.

Oversaw second 50,000 square foot facility expansion

Implemented changes that led to an 8% improvement in Productivity and OEE

Developed Customer/Supplier Interaction Program

Additional Responsibilities listed below

Operations Manager – Production and Quality January 2005 – February 2010

Responsible for managing Production, Quality Assurance and Maintenance departments for a 3

Shift operation. Managed Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and Continuous Improvement

Programs. Developed and implemented internal training program. Manage Development Team

and launches for Automotive and Medical products.

• Successfully oversaw 50,000 square foot facility expansion

• Implemented and Launched Medical Injection Molding Department

• Developed Insert Molding Cell for decorative metallic foils for auto application

• Established manufacturing capacity planning and efficiency analysis program

• Implemented Lean manufacturing – Value Stream Mapping – 5S Program

• Manage Development Team and launches for Automotive and Medical products

• Develop and Manage Project Budgets and Timelines

• Determine and Justify Capital Expenditures

• Identify and implement New Technologies

• Developed and implemented ISO TS 16949 Certified Quality System

• Developed and implemented ISO 13485 Certified Quality System

• Manage Launch validation requirements Program (ADVP&R)

• Leads Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Team

• Implemented Six Sigma Quality Improvements Program

• Established Project / Process Feasibility Analysis Program

• Tier 1 Automotive and Medical PPAP submissions

• Established Customer Satisfaction and Cost of Quality Programs

• Established quantifiable departmental metrics plant wide

Borbet Wheels - Alabama Inc. – Auburn, AL February 2010 – June 2011

An international manufacturer of premium aluminum wheels for the OEM auto industry. Over

300 employees.

Director of Operations

Responsible for Manufacturing, Engineering, Tooling and Maintenance Managers

• Implemented Cellular Manufacturing – resulting in 7% improvement in OEE

• Developed and Managed New Project Budgets greater than $8 million

• Determined and Justified Capital Expenditures greater than $6 million/annually

• Identified and Implemented New Technologies

• Managed Manufacturing Departments including: Casting, Heat Treat, Machining, and

Paint

CE Metals Inc. – Chattanooga, TN September 2004 - January 2005

Delivered quantifiable cost savings through the development and implementation of best

practices in support of engineering and manufacturing processes. Surrogate for the General

Manager. Approximately 30 employees.

Plant Manager – Assistant General Manager

Responsible for managing Production, Engineering and Quality Assurance departments for an

alloy and foundry supply company.

• Established manufacturing capacity planning and efficiency analysis program

• Developed ISO 9001 Quality System

• Established manufacturing capacity planning and efficiency analysis program

• Established and controlled budget, continuous improvements, and cost reductions

• Determined and Justified Capital Expenditures

• Identified and implement New Technologies

Robert Bosch Tool Corp. – Auburn, AL June 1992 – August 2004

An international manufacturer of investment castings and assemblies for the automotive,

aerospace and commercial industries. Over 200 employees.

Earned increased responsibilities based on performance and superior results. Delivered

quantifiable cost savings and increased sales through the development and implementation of

best practices in support of manufacturing, engineering and quality processes.

Engineering Director of Technology and Quality

Responsible for managing Program Launches as well as leading the Project Development

Teams and Quality Assurance Department. Directly responsible for Engineering, Quality and

Production departments (Foundry, Machining, Heat Treat and Plating)

• Division metallurgist

• Led Quality Planning (APQP) and PPAP Teams

• Implemented new product machining and heat treating processes

• Developed and Managed Project Budgets and Timelines

• Developed and implemented an ISO 9001 Registered Quality System

• Determined and Justified Capital Expenditures

• Identified and implemented New Technologies

Chromalloy Castings Corp. – Tampa, FL December 1990 – May 1992

A manufacturer of investment cast aerospace products for OEM and aftermarket engines.

Senior Product / Process Development Engineer

Responsible for developing new products and manufacturing processes for aerospace

investment cast turbine products.

• Quality Planning (APQP) and PPAP Submissions

• Quality Assurance – metallurgical integrity and dimensional control

• Continual Process Improvement and Cost Reduction Programs

PCC Airfoils Inc. – Douglas, GA May 1987 – November 1990

A manufacturer of investment cast aerospace products for OEM turbine engines

Product / Process Development Engineer

Responsible for developing new products and manufacturing processes for aerospace

investment cast turbine products.

• Quality Planning (APQP) and PPAP Submissions

• Quality Assurance support– metallurgical integrity and dimensional control

• Continual Process Improvement and Cost Reduction Programs

Education and Training

Master of Business Administration - Regis University - Denver, CO, (2004)

BS Metallurgical Engineering - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA, (1986)

Lean Manufacturing – Robert Bosch Group

A Six-Sigma Approach to Problem Solving – Auburn University

Visual Manufacturing Management – Robert Bosch Group

Kaizen – Robert Bosch Group

Value Stream Mapping – Lean Enterprise Institute

Systematic Quality Planning – Daimler Chrysler

Product Quality Planning – Daimler Chrysler

Team Problem Solving – Kepner & Tregoe

ISO/TS 16949 Internal Auditor – Quality Associates

ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – Perry Johnson International



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