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Quality Engineer Injection Molding

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
October 03, 2016

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Masis Karimian, MBA, CQE, CQA

* *** ******* ******** ****, ON L4B 1R4 (416) 997 - 0303

Objective Seeking an opportunity which would allow me to develop my leadership skills further while helping the organization attain its long term objectives.

Professional Experience

08/15 - Present Jarden Consumer Solutions Brampton, ON

Quality Assurance Manager

Develop and maintain close working relationships with counterparts at customers and suppliers, including personal visits.

Maintain and update customers' quality requirements and specifications and communicate same to other plant personnel.

Lead overall ISO, GMP, FDA and other applicable responsibilities to ensure procedures and auditing activities are followed per the defined activity.

Ensure that all quality policies and procedures are maintained and that all quality personnel and site staff are fully trained on specifications, policies and procedures relative to the inspection of raw and finished goods.

Prepare warranty performance/quality reports for communication to various stakeholders.

Establish trust and credibility with key customer accounts and ensure timely response and resolution of reported quality issues.

Lead and participate in Continuous Improvement projects.

04/15 – 08/15 General Motors of Canada Ltd. Ingersoll, ON

Customer Quality Engineer/Warranty Engineer (CQE)

Warranty analysis/Data management (GART/TrackerGart).

Customer survey analysis (Compass).

Utilization of Daily Customer Incident (DCI) tool.

CPIT/Pre-CPIT meeting facilitation / agenda creation.

Create monthly warranty presentation for CPIT.

PRTS issue management.

Ad hoc reporting around various Quality metrics.

Interaction with General Motors Program Team Leadership regarding high priority projects and roadblock removal (VCE, PEM).

Single point contact for General Motors CAMI assembly plant regarding PRTS training.

Identify components that need to be returned from General Motors dealerships for root cause analysis.

03/11 - 04/15 Knoll North America Corp. Toronto, ON

Quality Engineer

EOO installation site audits and closing reports.

Leading / participating in quality improvement projects to reduce customer complaints and internal scrap.

Conducting supplier quality audits, documenting

Supporting Non-conforming database and supplier certification programs.

Conducting investigations on non-conformance and recommending corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

Working with the manufacturing team to solve internal and external quality concerns.

New product / process testing and PPAP / FAI approvals.

02/07 - 01/11 Anthony International Sylmar, CA

Quality Control Supervisor

Duties included supervising of the manufacturing quality control team of inspectors and technicians on two shifts.

Member of the Change Control Board.

Surveyed suppliers, review and disposition NCMR / DMR’s.

Calibrated measurement and testing equipment, and maintenance of records.

Managed employee time and attendance, performance appraisals, training and development.

Generated and maintained standard operating procedures and QA plans.

Created and implemented the quality departments in the overseas sites.

Evaluated scrap and nonconforming product expenses and analyzed drivers towards goals of reducing costs of waste, scrap, and rework.

Lead process improvement teams, generated improvement plans, and performed quality system audits.

06/06 - 02/07 Anthony International Sylmar, CA

Quality Engineer

Duties included maintenance of quality systems, continuous improvement, process audits, internal audits, corrective actions, and documented all procedures and processes in place.

Performed both DFMEA and PFMEA, as well as Gage R & R’s.

Used quality tools such as 8D, Fishbone, Histogram, 5 Why, etc.

Provided support to the manufacturing floor in order to assure the customer and quality requirements are being met, as well as trained operators and inspectors.

06/04 - 05/06 Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. Toronto, ON

Quality Engineer

Duties included design engineering, financial management, contracts, procurement, installation and documentation.

Provided support to the manufacturing floor, ensuring the customer and quality requirements are met.

Education 02/16 – Present University of Liverpool Liverpool, UK

Master of Laws, International Business Law

07/10 – 06/15 University of Liverpool Liverpool, UK

Master of Business Administration, International Business

09/00 - 05/04 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

09/97 - 06/00 George Brown College Toronto, ON

Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering

Software CRM platform Salesforce, ERP system AS400, AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word,

Proficiencies Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook), Lotus Notes, Minitab, SolidWorks, MathCAD, Electronics Work Bench, Simply Accounting

Professional California State Assembly - Certificate of Recognition for Leadership

Certifications ASQ CQE - Certified Quality Engineer

ASQ CQA - Certified Quality Auditor

ASQ CSSGB - Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

ASQ CSSYB - Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt

ASQ CQPA - Certified Quality Process Analyst

ASQ CQIA - Certified Quality Improvement Associate

ASQ CQI - Certified Quality Inspector

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