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Quality Project Management

Green Bay, Wisconsin, 54304, United States
April 20, 2017

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Dawn L. Koors

An Administrative position, utilizing my experience, communication and organizational skills.



2013–Present TIEM Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg. Columbus, IN

Procurement Specialist

Perform all purchasing functions related to formulated materials – Seats, Lighting, Wire Harnesses, Custom Plastic Moldings, Heaters and many other products.

Coordinate engineering, purchasing and quality issues between suppliers and internal departments.

Establish target policy goals related to cost, quality, local procurement and delivery.

Manage on going business relationships with mass production suppliers.

Participate in cost reduction projects.

2007–2011 Keihin IPT Mfg., Inc. Greenfield, IN

Materials Administrator (Production Control / Purchasing)

Directing and coordinating all mass production control and purchasing operations.

Manage on going business relationships with customers and mass production suppliers.

Work cross functionally with sales, quality, production, marketing and engineering.

Managing supplier and customer base production systems.

Participate in cost reduction projects.

Plan, direct and control activities for a team of mass production planners and buyers.

Monitor customer and supplier delivery performance.

2003–2007 Fujitsu Ten Rushville, IN

Senior Buyer

Assist and coordinate Supplier Development activities of Mechanical Production Materials.

Responsibilities included Supplier Selection & Sourcing, Pricing, Inventory Management and Quality Control.

Support continuous VA/VE Cost Reduction, Local Procurement and MBE Programs.

Assist in the development and maintenance of Project Management, APQP Planning and PPAP Coordination.

Communicate with the Design Engineering Groups both US and Japan.

Assisted in Supplier Development via new process methods to include VMI, EDI Lean Logistics with Returnable Packaging.

2000–2002 Wellman Thermal Systems Shelbyville, IN

Materials Manager

Overseeing all purchasing for automotive division.

Extensive interaction with suppliers.

Performed supplier visits and audits to ensure quality of purchased components.

1998–2000 GECOM Greensburg, IN

Production Buyer

Outsourced labor intensive sub assemblies.

Continued development of “Local Procurement”.

Interaction with supplier / vendor relationships.

Identified ways and methods for improving processes, quality and overall cost.

Performed supplier visits to ensure quality of purchased components.

1987–1998 Fujitsu Ten Rushville, IN

Buyer 1994 – 1998

Purchased all mechanical components – Custom (Plastic Moldings, Metal Stampings, Aluminum Die Castings and Packaging).

Performed supplier surveys and on site audits.

Coordinated engineering, purchasing and quality issues between suppliers and internal departments.

Developed and coordinated target policy goals related to cost, quality, local procurement, delivery and personal goals

Q.A. Supervisor 1992 – 1994 Q.A. Coordinator 1990 – 1992 Q.A. Electrical Team Leader 1987 – 1990

Assisted Q.A. Management in quality activities, while supporting Customer Quality Programs.

Participated in MRB activity, coordinating inspection of defective or suspect parts through completion of disposition.

Generated special Quality instructions as needed to contain quality issues or to assist with process validations.

Participated in the internal quality system audit programs and followed up with corrective action, implementation and effectiveness.

Provided quality interface between manufacturing facility and its customers and conducted PPAP certifications.

Participated in the development, implementation and improvement of processes according to the appropriate quality management systems.

Supported continuous improvement activities.

Interests Gardening, volunteer work, crocheting.

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