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Quality Assurance Engineer

Location:
Kelso, Washington, United States
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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STEPHEN R. PATE

RELEVENT EXPERIENCE

Enoch Precision Machining (Commercial) 2014- Present

Quality Assurance Engineer – Clackamas, OR

I am responsible for creating and maintaining the ISO 9001:2008 procedures, internal audits, including ISO 9001:2008 external certification audits. I’m totally responsible for the Non-Conformance, Corrective Action and Preventive reporting and follow-up systems. I’m responsible for Contract/PO reviews for Quality. I develop Part Inspection Plans to make sure Operations and Quality Inspection are measuring in the same way. I’m responsible for reviewing Drawing and Supplier Purchase Orders for quality related issues. I’m responsible for SPC data and interpretations. Portland Precision Manufacturing (Commercial) 2012-2014 Quality Assurance Manager – Portland, OR

I developed procedures, forms, work instructions and wrote the Quality Manual, in addition to implementing the Quality Management Systems (QMS) for ISO 9001:2008. Company received certification for ISO 9001:2008 and registered ITAR manufacturer in April 2013. I performed First Article

(AS9102 format) and final inspections using precise measuring instruments, including CMM, Micro VU, Optical Comparators, and Keyence Measuring Machine. I was responsible for MRB, SPC metrics, calibration, drawing reviews, purchasing controls, supplier controls and was the Company’s representative for all Quality Assurance/Control issues for customers and suppliers. I was the Lead Auditor for all internal and supplier audits. I was supervisor to 2 inspectors and 1 shipping clerk. Ciber Federal Inc./Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) (Commercial) (Contract) 2008-2009 QA/Design Support Engineer (Transmission Line Design) – Vancouver, WA I was responsible for Supplier Quality. I worked closely with suppliers for quality and on time deliveries. I performed audits to ISO 9001:2008 & ISO AS9100 requirements. I witnessed production testing at the Supplier’s facilities to Government/BPA/ASTM specifications. I developed and maintained the Procurement Tracking System. I was involved with updating Government/BPA specifications. I approved Supplier’s quality programs, Supplier’s drawings, Suppliers sampling plans and test and inspection plans/data. I was a team member of the corrective action committee. I developed and wrote weekly delivery status reports to Support Engineers and contracting officers. I reviewed and revised BPA catalog item descriptions for the Master Contracts. All Fab Aerostructures (Aerospace) 1997-2008

Quality Assurance Engineer – Everett, WA

Wrote/developed and maintained QA support procedures/systems to Boeing D1-9000A and ISO AS9100. I was responsible for Supplier Quality and Quality Cost Reporting using statistical process control metrics. I evaluated data for trends and implemented corrective actions. I was the MRB Chairman and revised the MRB systems to adhere to the above mentioned specification requirements. I interfaced with personnel from all organization levels, Suppliers and Customers. I was responsible for all internal, Supplier and Customer corrective action analysis, investigations and responses. I conducted training sessions with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Contracts and Inspection personnel on Quality Improvements, MRB, Corrective Actions, Lean Manufacturing, Supplier Control, Cost of Quality, Internal/External Audit Findings and Boeing’s DCAC?MRM program. I was responsible for Internal/External Auditing, Proposal/Quote Inputs and Work Order reviews.

AVICA, US (Aerospace) Apr 1997-Oct 1997

Quality Assurance Engineer – San Fernando, CA

I was responsible for Supplier Quality and Quality Cost reporting using SPC metrics. Evaluated data for trends and implemented Corrective Action if needed. I revised the entire MRB system. I was responsible for source inspections at the Supplier’s facility. I interfaced with personnel at all organization levels, Customers/Clients and Suppliers. I was a member of the MRB board. I was responsible for document approvals from engineering and purchasing. I developed the FAA conformity inspection plan, which was successfully accepted and used for the Douglas Aircraft (MD-90 & MD-95) programs and the Airbus (A330-A340) programs.

1987-1997, Schaeffer Magnetics (Aerospace), Chatsworth, CA – Quality Assurance Engineer 1986-1987, Dynalectron Corp. (Aerospace), Germany – Aircraft Electrical/Inspector 1985-1986, Rockwell International (Aerospace, Palmdale, CA – Flight line Aircraft Electrician. 1982-1985, United States Airforce – F-16 Aircraft Electrician TRAINING/EDUCATION

• Eddy Current Type II and Hardness Testing Type I

• CWVI Arc Welding Inspection

• Boeing DCAC/MRM Supplier Training

• Los Angeles Pierce College – Quality Assurance, Electronics, Statistics, TQM

• US Airforce – Aircraft Avionics and Digital Techniques

• Eastern Washington State College

o Business Administration, Contract Law and Statistic Above average with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, access; SPC – Energy and statistics and the internet

• US AIRFORCE VETEREN – HAVE HELD SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE with USAF and Rockwell



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