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Quality Assurance Manager

Houston, Texas, United States
October 13, 2016

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Douglas Loukanis

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Hockley Tx, *7447

832-***-**** (


** **** ***** ********** ** a Quality Professional with demonstrated strengths in Quality Systems Development, Implementation and Analysis;

Vendor/Supplier oversight and surveillance; Internal and External auditing, Hands on Inspection

Experienced in Inspection of metal, plastics and rubber products.

Experienced in a wide range of industries and standards. (ISO 9001, API Q1, MIL Q 9858, ASTM)

Quality experience has included 10 years in the valve manufacturing industry.

Formal Training as Quality Systems Auditor From ANAB Registrar.

Implemented health and safety program

Experienced in Dimensional Inspection and Geometric Tolerancing


7/2012 to May 2016 National Oilwell Varco, Mfg of Reciprocating Pumps and Air Operated Pumps

HR- Vincent Perez 713-***-****

Quality Assurance Manager

Manage and coordinate the daily functions of the QA Department to ensure compliance

with company product specifications.

Recertified NOV to ISO 9001-2008 and Maintained Certification

Initiated quality control objectives, and coordinate objectives with production,

and other managers and supervisors to maximize quality and reliability.

Created routing for Custom Orders

Initiated six sigma objectives

Created Continuous Improvement Program and tracked KPI`S.

Performed Supplier Audits and lead vendor performance reviews.

Reviewed sale order and Purchase order contracts to ensure all Quality Specifications and Documentations were met.

Performed internal Audits and held Management Review Meetings.

Implemented and maintained calibration program

Perform Dimensional FAI inspections

Performed hands on inspections on threads and pressure parts.

Performed liquid Penetrant Inspections

1/11/2012 to 5/2012: Texas First Industrial Corp. Mfg of oilfied equipment such as

Blowout Preventers, Mud Pumps, Work over Rigs, etc 281-***-****)

Quality Assurance Manager

Implemented Quality Management Program according to API Q1, API 16D, ISO 9001

Prepared QA Manual, had it accepted by API Organization on first submittal.

Set up complete QMS and inspection processes.

Performed inspection on BOP’s

Implemented corrective actions and worked with customers to resolve all non conformities

Performed LPT inspections

9/98 to 12/11 : Eutsler Technical Products, Houston, Tx 713-***-****)

A manufacturer of custom molded rubber products and parts.

Quality Assurance Manager

Implemented ISO9001:2008 Quality Program for certification

Have been audited for past 13 years with no major findings, and no findings in the last five

Years by World Certification Services, (ISO 9001:2008), Halliburton, Enventure and others.

Manage and coordinate the daily functions of the QA Department to ensure compliance

with company product specifications.

Maintain quality control objectives, and coordinates objectives with production,

and other managers and supervisors to maximize quality and reliability.

Analyzes and resolves work problems and assists employees in resolving work problems

related to Quality Assurance Activities.

Provide training activities & records related to quality and safety.

Provide counseling action, and evaluation performance of the quality assurance


Interpret company policy to employees and enforces company policy and practices.

Assists in the investigation of customer complaints as needed.

Prepare reports on quality assurance data to define variances in quality of products.

Assist in the implementation and ensures general manufacturing practices are adhered to by employees.

Perform internal and external audits.

Implemented and maintained calibration program in accordance with ISO specs.

9/95 to 9/98 Precision Fluorocarbon Inc, Tomball Tx 281-***-****)

Specialist in compression molded PTFE, thermal formed diaphragms: custom machined plastic

Components and energized seal design.

Quality Assurance Manager

Implemented Quality Assurance Program and inspection system to meet ISO 9002 standards.

Wrote QA Manual and Procedures. Help to increase company business by passing customer audits

such as Greene Tweed Co. Western Atlas and the Silicon valley group.

Increased acceptance rate to 99.9% Reported by our customers to have the best acceptance rate among all their vendors.

Developed inspection methods to speed production and reduce scrap, Performed set up and in process inspections.

4/90 to 9/95 International Polymer Corp Houston Tx.

Custom Plastics and Custom based Polymer Products

Quality Assurance Manager

Implemented Quality Assurance Program to meet Government requirement MIL-Q-9858 and ISO 9002. Greatly reduced scrap and rework by setting up inspection system and recording data to define trouble areas and closely monitor these areas.

Review customer contracts and defined all quality requirements prior to acceptance of purchase order.

Implemented material traceability to meet Customer requirements.

Created Quality Control Procedures for jobs requiring additional inspection and testing requirements beyond the normal Quality System.

Trained inspectors in the use of trigonometry and geometric tolerancing in relation to inspection techniques.

Perform vendor audits and set up approved vendors through audits and receiving inspection records.

Provided all certifications and documentation required by customer.


4/87 to 4/90 Productive Instruments and Machine, Houston, Texas

Large machine job shop,manufacturing a large variety of products, including its

Own product line of valves and special fire hydrant parts.

Quality Assurance Manager / Inspector

Developed and Implemented the Quality Program to meet API and ISO requirements.

Due to very close tolerances and high cost of parts, developed a system to ensure 100 percent Inspection was accomplished during in process inspection.

Instrumental in reducing extensive rework by detecting problems early and greatly reduced mill work cost by removing bad parts before the milling operation.

Also performed hands on inspection and testing.

8/85 to 4/87 PJL Construction Company, Houston, Texas

Construction Supervisor

Supervised crews for new and remodeling of residential and commercial construction.

Ordered material and controlled inventory.

5/78 to 8/85 Keystone Valve Corp. Houston, TX

The largest manufacturer and marketer of specialty valves and related products in the world.

It operated 25 manufacturing facilities in 12 countries and garnered about 55 percent of its revenues from

sales outside the United States in 1993. Now a division of Tyco Flow Control.

Quality Control Analyst

Reviewed all customer contracts for inspection, specification and test requirements. Performed in house audits.

Supervised final inspection, shipping and testing of valves.

Produced all documents and test reports to certify finished product conformed to all requirements of purchase order.

Worked closely with customers and outside inspectors. Expedited in house orders for Government, Marine DOD, and special projects. Was responsible for writing quality control procedures, calibration of inspection tools and gauges.

Worked with various standards such as, UL, ASTM, API MSS-SP, ASQ-90, ISO 9000 & MIL-Q-9858.


High School John H Reagan High School, Houston, Tx

College 3 yrs (Blinn jr College, Sam Houston State and University of Houston )

Ref: Donald Derrick President of An tech Labs 713-***-****

Mike Lowry GE Quality Engineer 281-***-****

Tommy Seidel Inspector at NOV 713-***-****

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