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Quality Engineer Manager

Dallas, Texas, United States
October 26, 2016

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Mark Kinsey 469-***-****

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Dallas TX 75201

Quality Engineer / Manufacturing Manager / Production Supervisor

A well-qualified and highly accomplished Quality Engineer, Production Manager, and veteran Army Non-Commissioned Officer with five years of supervisory experience. Proficient in Lean Six Sigma Quality Assurance Methodologies. Knowledgeable in testing and evaluating materials and in working closely with other specialists in maintaining quality. An acknowledged leader with excellent communications skills for guiding teams to success.

Skills and Proficiencies

Quality Assurance

Project Management

Tensile & Adhesion Testing

Lean Six Sigma

CNC Setup/Operation

Kaizen and 6S Techniques

Team Leadership

Sheet Metal Assembly

MS Office Suite

Notable Achievements

As Manufacturing Manager, set new records for production quantity and consistent quality.

Always emphasized workplace safety and maintained an excellent factory safety record.

As Production Supervisor, gathered employee inputs and applied feedback to improve quality and safety.

As Quality Engineer, met all quality goals and standards and pursued continuous improvement.

Professional Experience

Kuzuu Design Inc., Dallas TX March 2016 – Current

Product Research/buyer

Research and procure new products for the restaurants and residential homes.

Pick up new products and assemble on site.


Future Foam Inc., Dallas TX May 2015 – March 2016

Production Manager

Supervised the operations of 30+ employees on production floor, working on 3 shifts.

Posted the daily production schedule, set goals, and addressed problems as they arose.

Managed the KPIs (productivity, downtime, inventory, accuracy, yield, and net output targets).

Set new records for production volume, making 1.7+ million sq. yards of carpet underlay per month.

Reviewed daily inspection reports and directed Maintenance to correct any deficiencies.

Reported weekly on factory status and alerted Management of any issues requiring attention.

Wrote Work Instructions for the machine operators on the production line, and trained every one.

Conducted weekly meetings for all employees, discussing problems and possible solutions.

Followed up and implemented numerous improvements in quality, safety, and efficiency.

Lockheed Martin Corporation January 2011 – May 2015

Material Quality Engineer (Grand Prairie TX, Jan 2012 – May 2015)

Processed all materials brought into the facility through the Quality Department.

Used SAP to login and track materials in the supply chain; maintained Master Logs on MS Access.

Checked against Purchase Orders, verified and labelled expiration dates, and reviewed certifications.

Set up and ran the CNC machine to make tensile test samples for materials strength testing.

Collaborated with other specialists, including inspectors, engineers, welders, and painters.

Supported painters by performing gloss and adhesion tests on painted surfaces.

Became a mixing specialist, preparing all batches of Alodine, a corrosion inhibitor.

Checked specifications, caught any mistakes, and made corrections as necessary.

Trained on the XRF fluorescence spectroscope for analyzing metals purity.

Maintained a perfect record in meeting schedules and making all quality tests.

Supply Quality Engineer (Grand Prairie TX, Jun 2011 – Jan 2012)

Member of the Supplier Correctional Action Report (SCAR) team using Six Sigma tools.

Worked closely with supplier QA teams to identify and correct root causes of defects.

Used 5 why analysis to determine the true root cause of non-conformance/defects.

Structure Assembly Worker (Marietta GA, Jan 2011 – Jun 2011)

Assembled and installed major subassemblies on the C-130 aircraft.

Member of the Safety Team supervising the movement of large sections.

Instructed and trained less experienced personnel on Quality and Safety issues.

Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita KS June 2005 – March 2009

Sheet Metal Assembler

Met or exceeded all daily production line quantity and quality goals.

Received technical certification in aircraft structural sealant application.

Participated in Kaizen Quality Improvement Events and 6S Quality and Safety Methodology.

United States Army, Germany, Virginia, Texas, Kansas, Kentucky 1995 – 2001

Sergeant E-5

Honorably served two enlistments, including a 6-month peacekeeping mission in Macedonia.

Received numerous decorations, including: Army Lapel Button, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Button, and Aircraft Crewman Badge.


Bachelor of Science in Operational Management

Southwestern College, Wichita KS – Graduated August 2010

Dean’s Honor Roll Spring 2010

Training, Certifications, Computer Skills

Lean Six Sigma Certified, April 2010

Six Sigma Black Belt Training

One Year Advanced Microsoft Excel Training

SAP, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Lync

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