Seeking Challenging Role
Self-motivated professional with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and business oriented positions, seeks a challenging position where education and hands on learning, can be applied to diverse settings to quickly establish leadership and drive improvements in local effectiveness as well as overall organizational effectiveness. Adaptable to high stress, fast paced situations that require multi-tasking and quick decisions. Career highlights include practical applications of industrial standards while practicing engineering theories.
Functional Competencies and Certifications
A & P License Certificate # 3214718
FCC Rating Serial # PG00020816
General Radio Telephone Operator License
Town of Queen Creek
Citizen Leadership Institute Graduate
Transportation Advisory Council Member
DFSS (Six Sigma) Certified 2011
5S, Kaizen, 7 wastes, Continuous Improvement
Rapid Problem Solving
Anmark Machine, Phoenix, AZ (January 2016-November 2016)
Quality Engineer III
Responsible for the analysis and resolution of production issues through collaboration with engineering and material procurement teams. Perform monitoring of process data and analysis of trends, financial results and customer feedback. Exhibit a commitment to quality first culture, compliance and continuous improvement through the implementation of projects, which optimizes production, inspection, and quality system processes.
Evaluate and improve quality inspection methods and fixtures to improve reliability and repeatability of incoming, in-process, and final Quality Control.
Evaluate production/inspection equipment, processes, and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance to regulatory and quality system requirements.
Drive changes to procedures as necessary.
Analyze the risk associated to non-conforming inspection equipment and take action on affected product.
Facilitate resolution of MRB issues leading to reduction in number of components/products in MRB.
Optimize Anmark’s incoming, in-process, and final Quality Control inspection plans, requirements, fixtures to efficiently detect defects in early production stages.
Ensure timely resolution of non-conformances and product ship holds.
Partner with Operations and Engineering to develop solutions to non-conformances
Participate in validation activities.
Conduct supplier audits, internal audits and Certifications for Quality Management Systems audits..
F&B Manufacturing, Phoenix, AZ (March 2015-January 2016)
Quality Engineer III
Responsible for the development of Quality planning which supported the P.O. and drawing requirements, process control, product validation and continual improvement. Reviewed customer contracts and interpreted requirements for new jobs. Developed, implemented, and conducted training for the use of Quality Management System standards and procedures. Maintained all AS, ISO, and NADCAP certifications. Coordinated all third party (ISO, AS, and NADCAP, customer) system and special process audits. Developed a reporting format and reported to management on a weekly, monthly, quarterly basis regarding: customer submittals to support non-conforming product, customer escapes and PPM levels (including analysis to identify and correct internal deficiencies). Developed and conducted training sessions on QA/QC activities. Conferred with management, engineering, and other staff regarding system capabilities and other considerations to support production processes and product validation. Worked with Manufacturing Engineering to apply statistical methods to enhance and control manufacturing requirements and product validation.
Implemented BIQ (Built In Quality) System to have all personnel identify the impact of reworking parts and or scrapping parts as a means of visual management reporting to shop personnel.
Implemented a new housekeeping plan for the acids etch room in the weld area. Transformed room into a 5S compliant workstation.
Developed a CAR tracking system that the CAR owners would receive notification that the CARs were due and they would have to explain their action every Friday to management and if the CAR wasn’t closed their action to close the CAR.
With the Quality Team achieved an audit score of 84% during the Mitsubishi audit, second highest score ever given to a company that was being audited and considered to be a future supplier.
Implemented a “WWW” (What Went Well, informative tier meeting), during the upper tier meetings, “WWW” highlights the positive actions that took place the prior day.
Updated and revised 50% of the QA Forms to meet latest AS/ISO requirements.
Updated all statistical forms to be user friendly for all employees to be able to interpret.
Honeywell Aerospace, Phoenix, AZ (March 2012-November 2014)
Quality Engineer III (Root Cause Corrective Action Engineer)
Participated as a team member in the execution and improvement of the Quality Management System, which drives program management rigor and daily accountability and effectiveness. Supported AERO sites in RCCA 6 key initiatives, lead efforts to improve RCCA skills across 82 Aerospace sites, while being accountable for the identification of quality issues which drove customer removals and escapes.
Reduced past due Corrective Actions requests by 90% in less than three months.
Increased Corrective Action Index Scoring per site (EMEAI sites) from 57% to a 86% with a goal of 85% thru training of individual sites.
APQP Certification by Honeywell LMS training.
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA).
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE, Phoenix, AZ (December 2010- June 2012)
Engineer II APU Power Plant Engineer
Monitored the performance of the Auxiliary Power Units for large commercial Airlines. Dispositioned engines to the customer work scope, which were provided in a quick and timely manner. Engine family consists of Honeywell APU’s 331-350C, 331-400B, 331-500B and 36-300A. Worked closely with customers (US Airways, United Continental Airlines, and Delta Airlines) to resolve issues with engines, such as smell in cabin reoccurrences. Answered technical questions for customers that were a concern in the Commercial Maintenance Manuals (CMM) and Engine Maintenance Manuals (EMM), along with service bulletin inquiries. Maintained constant feedback with Product Support Engineers to ensure engine issues were made visible so that future problems were corrected in a quick and timely manner for the customer.
Continuous Improvement Initiative, gold status, over 50 ideas submitted and approved for plant process improvements,
331-350C Line Maintenance Certification
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE, Tempe, AZ (May 2008-December 2010)
Assembly & Test III, Repair & Overhaul RW-1, Tempe, AZ
Built and tested pneumatic valves used on various commercial and military aircraft throughout the world. Valves were built per the specifications set by customers and engineering department that restored the valves to its original operating condition.
Assigned to modify OBOGS (Bragg valves) for Boeing/Lockheed Martin, when a major defect was discovered with the design.
Member Rapid Problem Solving Team, which was critical to the HOS deployment in RW1.
HONEYWELL AEROSPACE, Phoenix, AZ (July 2007-May 2008)
Center Lap Specialist, Machinist
Responsible for operating a diverse array of machines and processes in the 103 Center of Excellence Gear line. Primary load center was the center lap operation, and filling in on the following load centers as needed; small gears, large gears, bevels. Responsible for maintaining Honeywell’s commitment to quality and customer service. Continuously improved skills in new areas such as inspection processes to further contribute to the success of the Center of Excellence. Participated in the implementation of the Honeywell Operating System (HOS), which incorporated: Lean Initiatives, Six Sigma and the Toyota Manufacturing Culture.
Implemented 5S process at primary load centers with 5S team members.
MS Technology, Arizona State University
BAS Management and Technology, Arizona State University
A&P License, FAA Part 147, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
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