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Manager Quality

Grovetown, Georgia, 30813, United States
October 02, 2016

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Tracy Neal Tenpenny

*** ******** ***** *********, ** 30813 615-***-****

Objective To secure a position in quality which will offer continued professional challenges, the ability to grow personally and professionally and provide long-term employment opportunities

Education BS – Manufacturing Technology: Middle Tennessee State University, December 1993

MS– Quality Assurance: Southern Polytechnic University - December 2015

Employment History

7/2013-Present STIHL Inc. Virginia Beach, VA

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Review and approve all APQP documents

New supplier approval audits and supplier process audits

Develop suppliers in use of AIAG-APQP system

Supplier root cause analysis and corrective action validation

5/2008-5/2013 Ingersoll Rand

Lead Supplier Development Engineer – Corporate Headquarters Davidson, NC

Extensive ISO/TS development and improvement

Managed all APQP tasks including training suppliers and reviewing and approving all APQP documents

Performed supplier approval audits and supplier process validation

Directed Suppliers in TS Quality System development and improvement initiatives

Supplier root cause analysis and corrective action validation

4/2006-5/2008 Johnson Electric Springfield, TN

Supplier Quality Manager for North America

Responsible for Global Supplier Quality for Multi-plant operation and acted as Interim Quality Manager

Managed all ISO/TS internal and external activities

Manage the entire incoming and outgoing PPAP system

Transferred majority of supply base to low cost country while improving all quality metrics

Performed supplier audits for new and existing suppliers globally

5/2002-11/2005 Nissan Motor Manufacturing

Section Manager: Trim and Chassis Engineering Canton, MS

Successfully managed 10-14 engineers

Trained Engineers in APQP and in problem solving techniques

Successfully launched new vehicle assembly line for new Canton, MS plant

Met or exceeded Quality Metrics for new vehicle launches

Assisted suppliers in initial development and improvement of ISO/TS quality systems

6/2001-4/2002 LDM Technologies Franklin, TN

Program Manager: Interior Trim

Successfully launched 2 new vehicles

Managed injection molding tooling, painting and assembly processes for Ford and Visteon

3/2000-5/2001 M-Tek Inc Manchester, TN

Product Engineer: Interior Trim

Assisted in cost reductions saving over $800,000 annually

Part of team to perform supplier ISO and QS audits

Assisted with implementation of AIAG-APQP documentation system

Certifications and Training: Six Sigma Greenbelt, APQP, FMEA, PPAP, MSA, GD&T, Excel, Access, ISO Lead Auditor, CQE

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