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Engineer Quality

Allegan, Michigan, 49010, United States
October 13, 2016

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Jeffery B. Seegert, P.E.

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Allegan, Michigan 49010




Consultant in all areas of Quality Systems for manufacturers, test laboratories, product inspection agencies and field installers.

Provided direct training for Quality Managers, Quality and Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Technicians and implementation of all aspects related to corporate quality policies and procedures to improve the validity, repeatability and reproducibility of manufacturing processes.

Development and authoring of quality documentation including corporate policies, standard operating practices, work instructions and all other quality related documentation

Material expert in the areas of laboratory testing, quality assurance testing, product development testing and forensic testing.

Performed 3rd party oversight of UL for testing and certification of medical devices to IEC 60601-1 3rd edition, 80601, CAN/CSA Standards C22.2 No. 60601-1, ASTM ANSI/IEC-80601-2-35

Automotive industry experience includes the development, review and implementation of Quality Systems utilized in the automotive part supplier industry as well as EPA emissions testing, heavy vehicle engine and component testing, drivetrain and component testing in accordance with GMW, Chrysler, FORD and TPS specifications.

In-depth understanding of product development and approval processes in the areas of APQP, PPAP, FMEA and SPC.

Extensive experience with qualifying product supply chain review and approval.

Extensive work in the testing industry including problem solving and process improvement utilizing a variety of quality related techniques and tool

Performance of quality assessment and internal auditing duties as lead and technical assessment of testing laboratories, inspection agencies, product certifiers and manufacturers to determine compliance with national and international standards.

Experience includes ANSI/ISO/IEC/ASTM/FDA/BS/CEN/SAE/FMVSS/NADCAP/CFR/CAN/CSA documents as well as a multitude of other governmental and international standards and specifications.

Performed conformity assessment compliance duties related to ISO/IEC standards 9001, 13485, 14001, 17020, 17025, Guide 34, 17043, 17065; AS9100; TS 16949; as well as international and industry recognized testing and special inspection standards.

Involved with the developmental testing, inspection, design and installation of an extensive array of materials and end user products.

Involved with process performance review and analysis to improve manufacturing product quality including significant background in Root Cause Analysis performance and training utilizing tools such as 5 whys, 5W&2H, Fishbone /Ishikawa Diagrams, SPC, design of experiments, scatterplots

Additional areas of responsibilities include, testing and inspection of medical devices, gas-fired and electrical appliances, mechanical testing, chemical testing, construction materials testing, fire testing, acoustics and insulation, plumbing products, off -gassing of formaldehydes and volatile organic compounds.

Expertise includes in-depth knowledge of calibration practices, gage repeatability and reliability determination, determination of associated uncertainty of measurement practices for calibration and testing.

Performed product manufacturing site audits, both initial and follow-up, for determination of compliance with product certifier specifications and industry requirements/standards.

Provides extensive service as independent contractor for clients located domestically as well as internationally. Major clients include General Motors (and suppliers), Hyundai, Fuyao Glass, ARAMCO, SABIC, Environmental Protection Agency, SGS, Intertek Testing Services (ITS), NSF, Underwriters Laboratory (UL), Factory Mutual and many others.

2002 – 2006 INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL, INC. (Previously known as BOCA International, Inc.)

Staff Engineer

Responsibilities included the authoring of evaluation reports for alternative building materials, construction processes and design software to the major building codes.

Performed phone and written code interpretations requiring knowledge of all codes including the mechanical, plumbing, energy, fire and various other codes.

Quality and technical assessment for extremely wide and varied areas of laboratory and field-testing in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17065, ISO Guide 34, ISO/IEC 17043 and other proprietary quality standards.

Testified in the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria development and testimony processes.

Interacted with manufacturers, testing laboratories, inspection agencies and industry consultants.

2001 ATTAINABLE HOUSING ALLIANCE (Division of Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago)

Director of Policy Development

Responsible for the development and presentation of housing industry related policies at the local, state and national levels.

Disseminated over 10,000 weekly items of information by generating and utilizing a newsletter, website, mass e-mail facsimiles and various other methods of distribution.

Presented testimony in front of local town/city council meetings including the City of Chicago.

Worked behind the scenes with state Senators, Councilmen and other applicable parties to negotiate legislation supporting the homebuilders and attainable housing.

Worked with personnel to rewrite local building codes and prepare ordinances addressing land development, construction and building related materials.

Responsible for overturning restrictions against alternate building materials.

Provided discovery data for the updating of wetlands and land development legislation via US Supreme Court decision.

1999 - 2000 APA – THE ENGINEERED WOOD ASSOCIATION (previously know as American Plywood Association)

Engineered Wood Specialist

Served as a company representative for the promotional and technical support for engineered wood products through personal contacts, presentations, seminars and trade shows in the third largest consumer market in the country, included Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa.

Responsibilities also included serving as an industry resource to a myriad of building and design professionals.

Duties included providing product solutions, oversight of product quality testing and inspections, installation training, marketing, and product update, and any other engineered wood information.

Worked with association members, builders, architect, engineers, building department officials, home owners

Dealt with all parties involved in the specification, installation and usage of engineered wood products in the residential and commercial construction industry.


Senior Structural Engineer

Responsibilities involving project engineering of both commercial and industrial turnkey projects..

Supervision of the drafting and engineering department.

Review of structural documentation.

On site services included the supervision of testing and inspections performed to assure satisfactory quality compliance with the material installation and technical specifications.

Extensive interaction with client, owner, and builders,

Duties also included marketing and new project contracts.



Responsible for running all day-to-day operation including marketing, administrative, and engineering duties.

Involved in low-rise commercial and multi-resident new construction along with commercial and residential retrofit projects.

Installation inspections performed as owner’s representative

geophysical site testing as well as material installation and compliance inspections.

Forensic testimonies provided in a variety of areas of structural building material installations and design failures.

Forensic services also included the oversight of test protocols developed to assist in identifying and confirming failure analysis methods.


Project Engineer

Responsibilities involving project engineering of both large-scale residential and commercial projects.

Structural design and overseeing of the drafting and review of structural documentation.

Responsible for determining compliance of all areas required for construction and completion of the structures.

Provided oversight of site work and building material approval based on witness-testing or third-party testing programs.

Worked as owners representative for fee proposals, technical specification determination and review, additional service fees, and review of contractor pay requests.


Project Manager

Responsibilities involving project management.

Experience in multiple different construction technologies and materials.

Responsible for structural design, the creation and approval of construction drawings and documents for small residential to multi-million dollar projects.

Interaction with the owners, architects, contractors, building officials, vendors and construction workers

Provided on-site support and inspections for problems arising during the all phases of the project.


Mechanical Test Engineer

Responsibilities involving planning, implementation, and general oversight of the test program during construction of the primary and secondary support systems of nuclear power plants on Navy aircraft carriers and submarines.

Involved extensive interaction and direction of naval and private shipyard personnel

Testing, inspection and observation of construction, hydrostatic integrity, flow control, pre-system operational tests, testing under full-scale operation, debugging, and solutions for everyday problems.

1986 - 1989 MACTEC (previously known as Law Engineering, Inc.)

Laboratory Test Technician/Assistant Project Engineer

Responsible for organizing, scheduling and coordinating performance of project related testing and inspection.

Interacted with Project Supervisor, contractors and various other personnel to accomplish tasks.

Responsible for developing reports providing clear information regarding tasks and results of testing.

Maintained valuable equipment required to perform job duties.

EDUCATION: Georgia Institute of Technology (September 1989)

Degree: Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering


Certificate of Completion ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17025

Certificate of Completion ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17020

State of Florida Professional Engineer

Structural Engineers Association

American Welding Society

AF&PA National Design Specification Committee

AF&PA National Design Specification Subcommittee on LRFD

American Society of Materials Testing:

(D07 Committee on Wood; D07.02 Subcommittee on Wood Composites; F16 Committee on Fasteners;

G01 Special Task Group for Corrosion Resistance of Fasteners in Treated Lumber); E06 Building Enclosures

Department of Defense Security Clearance (for employment at NNSB&DD)

Qualified Threshold Inspector in the State of Florida

Structural Engineers Association of Illinois

American Society of Civil Engineering

Vice Chair of IS-A-B Technical Advisory Group

Member of L-A-B Technical Advisory Group

Serves as a member of ANAB ARP Technical Review Group

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