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Quality Control

United States
January 28, 2017

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James N. Raffensperger

***** ********* **.

Bend, OR 97701

Home: 541-***-****

Cell: 541-***-****


*/**– 12/16

Quality Project Coordinator Outback Manufacturing – Bend, OR.

(Manufacturer of complex high tolerance parts)

Responsible for quality of parts going out.

Creating and updating Job Aides.

Proficient in Solid Works.

Responsible for first article sign off.

7/10 – 8/16

Quality Manager Advanced Machining Services – Bend, OR.

(Manufacturer of aircraft and high tolerance parts)

Responsible for all quality of parts going out.

Resolution of quality issues with outside processes and customers.

Maintaining the Quality Manual.

Proficient in Solid Works.

Production of models and manufacturing drawings for shop floor.

Ensure tooling and records meet quality standards and audits.

10/04 – 8/09

Master Machinist MiniMachine – Bend, OR.

(Manufacturer of Medical Equipment and high tolerance parts)

Wrote CNC set up procedures and programs.

Responsible for 5 CNC machines, their operators and quality control.

Wrote and implemented a quality control form for ISO 9000 procedure.

Proficient in Solid Works.

Train employees to set up and run machines.

Purchased material and tooling for machining.

2/00 – 10/04

Head Machinist Chapman-Huffman – Bend, OR.

(Manufacturer of Dental Equipment)

Responsible for workflow of 3 CNC machines and quality control.

Supervised insuring quality and time management including material and tooling.

Wrote CNC set up, procedures, and programs.

Versed in Cad Key 19

5/99 – 10/99

Prototype Machinist SGL Carbon Group – Hillsboro, OR. (Manufacturer of specialty carbon-graphite parts)

Educated myself and trained team members programming and set up procedures for a Mazak HV-800 five axis machine (one of seven in the country at the time).

Created programs for complex prototype parts.

Designed and made fixtures.

Documented tooling, set up procedures, and work instructions.

Ran production as needed.

9/95 - 1/99

Stage Coordinator Climax Portable Machine Tools - Newberg, OR.

(Manufacturer of on site portable machines)

Defined and implemented position’s responsibilities and duties.

Optimized machining capabilities, set up machinist tooling, and gathered fixtures, gauges, and materials.

Improved shop flow by allocating work orders to ensure optimal set up efficacy in just in time environment.

Instrumental in implementation and training of new tool crib software.

Activated and ran process improvement teams.

Supervised personnel for shop cleanup and coolant maintenance programs.

Researched, purchased and trained personnel for new tooling and precision measurement gauges.

Researched and tested tool presetter and related software for purchase.

9/94 - 9/95

Machinist Hogg & Davis - Odell, OR

(Manufacturer of heavy electrical construction equipment)

Improved documentation of programming.

Programmed and ran CNC lathe, manual mills, manual lathes, and other parts of fabrication.

Purchased tooling for machining.

12/85 - 7/94

Production Machine Designer\Machinist Helwig Carbon Products - Milwaukee, WI

(Manufacturer of carbon brushes, brush holders, carbon seals, and aerospace products)

Promoted to Production Machine Design and Development.

Preformed cost analysis of Machining Center leading to purchases.

Ran Mazak AJV-18 Machine Center, Mazak Quick Turn 15 Lathe, Brother Machine Center, Tree Dynapath Mill, Retro fit mills, Manuel mills and lathes.

Developed fixtures and programs for new jobs.

Improved cutting time and increased accuracy using tooling, programming and fixture design.

Trained operators and replacements.

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