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Quality Assurance

Princeton, New Jersey, United States
October 13, 2016

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Dong Lu

Phone: 609-***-****



To apply my knowledge and experience in industrial field.


• Many years work experience in ISO 9001 and TS 16949 registered manufacturing environments. Knowledge of cGMP, ISO 13485 and ISO 14971 Quality System.

• Six Sigma Black Belt and Total Quality Applications Training Certification.

• Experience on materials research, development, processing, manufacturing, epitaxial layer and coating, test metrology, equipment operation and calibration, quality inspection and analysis, clean room environment.

• Experience in engineering fields including semiconductor materials processing and characterization for high efficiency optoelectronic application, quality characterization and inspection equipment analysis, selection, qualification, maintenance through Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Gage repeatability and reproducibility (R&R).

• Many years work experience as ASQ EQE in quality fields including quality management system improvement, continuously monitoring, analyzing and improving product quality and process capability (Cpk) through statistical process control (SPC) and six sigma DMAIC with commercial program (Minitab, JMP). Successful application of continuous quality improvement through research, evaluation and qualification of substrate technical specification.

• Coordination of quality complaint investigation, corrective action and preventive action (CAPA) implementation through quality techniques as root-cause analysis, cause-and-effect diagrams, scatter diagram for correlation, control plan, 8D reporting, Pareto chart, risk analysis-failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), geometric dimension and tolerance (GD&T), blue print.

• Application of internal assessment, audit and modification of company’s quality documentation system through Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point). Experience of maintaining / improving quality management system (QMS) through advanced product quality planning (APQP) and passing third party auditing for ISO/TS 16949 re-certification.

• Successful experience on initialization, design and management of new product development project for high efficiency optoelectronics. Optimization of materials processing through design of experiment (DOE).

• Evaluation and qualification of technical specification for source materials from different supply vendors. Coordination of supplier corrective action request (SCAR).

• Commitment to partnering with design and manufacturing team, supporting staff, customers, suppliers and contribution to quality improvement.

• Work experience of supervising /training technical staff, writing standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instruction on equipment operation and calibration.


Quality Consultation

Nov, 2013- Jan., 2016, Consultant, Applied Quality Consulting, LLC, Princeton, NJ.

• Consultant on quality control and quality assurance.

Quality Assurance

Nov, 2014-Feb., 2015, Contract Quality Engineer, Zimmer, Parsippany, NJ.

• Analyzed data for gauge and product evaluation.

• Worked on measurement system analysis and calibration.

Quality Control, Product Development and Characterization

July, 2010-Feb., 2013, Engineer, Veeco TurboDisc Operations, Somerset, NJ.

• Worked on new test instruments evaluation, qualification and validation through statistical analysis including Gage R&R. Applied statistical analysis for the root cause of measurement system variation.

• Applied structural, optical and electrical test, inspection and characterization on the quality control of advanced semiconductor materials produced through metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD).

• Continuously monitoring, analyzing and improving product quality and process capability through statistical process control (SPC).

Quality Control and Assurance

Jan., 2009- May, 2009, Technical Staff, Eshopic, Piscataway, NJ.

• Coordinated customer's complaints investigation for nonconforming products. Issued return merchandise authorization (RMA) to customers for confirmed product quality complaint.

• Applied incoming products and final products inspection. Coordinated suppliers and engineering group for products quality improvement.

Quality Assurance and Product Inspection,

Feb., 2008- Jan., 2009, Engineer, Star Micronics America, Inc., Edison, NJ.

• Communicated directly with customers and took responsibility of complaint investigation. Lead and coordinated nonconforming reports (NCR’s), root cause analysis, corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPA’s) implementation.

• Successfully improved and maintained quality management system. Applied internal auditing and modified company’s quality documentation system. Applied advanced product quality planning (APQP), production part approval process (PPAP) for product design, development and manufacturing. Passed third party auditing for ISO/TS16949 re-certification.

• Applied assessment of vendor’s quality system and coordinated supplier corrective action request (SCAR) to satisfy quality standard and customer’s requirement. Evaluated supplier’s quality defect rate, on time delivery rate and monitored their quality score.

Electrical Technology and Inspection,

Jan., 2007- Jun., 2007, Technical Staff, One Call Electrical Service Inc., South Plainfield, NJ.

• Applied electrical technology and inspection according to NEC standard.

Quality Control, Product Development and Inspection,

Apr., 1998- Apr., 2006, Engineer, Emcore Corp./ Veeco TurboDisc Operations, Somerset, NJ.

• Continuously improved epitaxial layer quality and process capability through six sigma DMAIC principal. Successfully applied statistical process control (SPC) for in process quality control.

• Developed, qualified and validated technical specification for source substrate materials from different supply vendors.

• Successfully lead and managed new product development project for high efficiency optoelectronic application.• Evaluated and qualified test methods and test equipment. Validated advanced structural characterization technique as product quality evaluation method and transferred this test method to manufacturing.

• Planned preventive maintenance (PM) and calibration for characterization equipment. Coordinated instruments vendors for the equipment repairs.

• Performed job duty as shift supervisor; wrote standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions; trained new technical staff in the lab.


• Master, Materials Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

• Bachelor, Materials and Metallurgy, Xian Highway Institute, China.


• Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Certification.

• Six Sigma Black Belt and Total Quality Applications Training Certification.

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