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Quality Assurance

United States
December 16, 2019

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David E. Hallin *** Silverthorne Cir.

Douglasville GA 30134

Phone: 404-***-****


Career Interests:

Quality assurance, Inspection in Aerospace.


Efficient technical individual with over forty years in the Aerospace inspection field. Accustomed to working in fast paced environments. Excellent communication, negotiation and delivery skills .Have worked “hands on” in all aspects of inspection from receiving, in process, assemblies, to outbound inspections. Certified internal auditor to TS 16949/ ISO 9001 standards . Have also performed failure analysis on commercial and aerospace bearings.

Professional Experience

XPO Logistics/ Sikorsky Quality auditor : 9/2012 to present.

Inspect purchased components, assemblies, and materials for conformance to specifications and drawings using precision measuring devices.

Examine items for defects in materials, workmanship, and damage in transit according to Sikorsky drawings,specifications, military and FAA standards.

Review First Article Inspection paperwork for final approval of components and assemblies.

SNR Bearings USA Inc. Chief Inspector 9/2000 to 9/2012

Certificated FAA Repairman. Responsible for day to day operations of the Repair Station, inspectors, and operators.

Train and assist subordinates in proper work procedures and practices to be followed and to supervise and direct all personnel assigned to the inspection / repair area. Assures that all Repair Station personnel are qualified to perform their assigned tasks in accordance with all specifications.

Repair bearings to OEM standards, customer specifications,and FAA Federal Aviation Regulations (14CFR 145, 43, 129.

Responsible for reviewing all external / internal technical data, drawings, and customer specifications and communicate any changes to related personnel.

Responsible for all gage calibration activities.

Maintain direct contact with customers with bi-weekly updates and correspondence.

Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. Communicate regularly with companies in France, Italy, Japan, China, and Korea.

Have successfully passed extensive audits by FAA, and customers with no findings.

SNR Automotive Division: Quality Supervisor 8/2006 to 9/2012

Support development of FMEA, Control Plan, and written inspection procedures.

Support receiving inspection and serve as a internal auditor for quality audits.

Core member of TS 16949 /ISO 9001 implementation team to achieve certification.

SKF Aero Engine : Prototype/ Remanufacturing Inspector 3/1980 to 8/2000

Inspect components from receipt to final inspection using various precision measuring devices.

Provide support to the manufacturing floor via first piece inspections which include visual,dimensional, hardness, flatness, and surface finish.

Devise methods to obtain measurements of prototype components.

Perform First Article inspections on final assemblies.

Present finished jobs to customer source inspectors.

Core member of GE90 implementation team. Worked to develop inspection methods for mainshaft bearings to power the GE90/Boeing 777 program.

Specialized Training

FAA Certificated Repairman (Release to service)

Certified internal auditor to TS16949/ISO9001

SAP,TNS, and IFS software

FOD prevention

Human factors in aircraft maintenance by Grey Owl Aviation

Mitutoyo gage calibration

Federal explosives clearance

Member of SKF and XPO Safety Committees

New York Army National Guard 1977-1984 ( Honorable Discharge)

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