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Quality /Advanced Manufacturing Engineering /Lean Sigma Black Belt / Project Management / Manufacturing Engineering / Logistics
Results-driven manufacturing professional with a reputation for meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. Experienced in training, developing and leading highly motivated, winning teams. Astute in identifying areas in need of improvement with the vision to develop and implement successful action plans. Excellent analytical skills with ability to diagnose and solve processing problems. Additional strengths:
Quality & Performance Improvement
Technology & Engineering
Inventory / Materials Management
Computer proficiency includes MS Word; Outlook; Excel; Visio; Project. Also Minitab and Design-Expert
Senior Quality Engineer
(07/17 to Date) Perform quality functions and Six Sigma training at the Andover facility for BD Andover and their suppliers. Some of the tools used are
oDesign Failure Mode Effects Analysis ADFMEA
oProcess Failure Mode Effects Analysis PFMEA
oQuality Function Deployment, (QFD)
Measurement Systems Analysis
oSample creation and selection
oAnalysis and optimization
oPre-Gage R&R Simulation to improve 1st pass success rate.
oNested Gage Studies
oAttribute Agreement Analysis
Process Validation internally and with suppliers
Create inspection instructions
Gage Linearity and Bias Studies
Regression studies between gage systems
Equivalency studies between organizations
Assist Development team with
oCreation and Analysis or Design of Experiment
Create and present training modules for all manner of Lean and Six Sigma training as well as training for process validation, and process improvement hypothesis testing
o Non-normal data
oSample size selection
oStatistical process control techniques
FDA 13485 2016 trained (Stat-O-Matrix)
Edmund Foley Page 2
Lean Sigma Master Blackbelt (09/15 to 01/17) Provide Lean and Six Sigma training globally for SN. Create training modules for all manner of Lean and Six Sigma training as well as training for process validation, and process improvement.
Design and implement kaizen events for decreasing lead time and yield improvement throughout Smith-Nephew globally and with SN suppliers
Identify new measuring equipment, and determine efficacy for new measurement systems.
Coordinate between suppliers and Smith-Nephew with regard to measurement discrepancies, comparisons between gauges, and process improvement with SN suppliers.
Create and deliver training modules in
oLean Sigma Greenbelt
oLeans Sigma Blackbelt
oMeasurement Systems Analysis
oDesign of experiment
oStatistical process control
oProcess capability analysis
oMinitab for engineers
Principal Quality Engineer (06/13 to 09/15), Report directly to the Mansfield plant manager resolve specific quality challenges internally and externally, and to train and mentor Mansfield personnel on
Problem solving methodologies
oImplemented 8D problem solving methodology training plant wide
Measurement Systems Analysis
oImplemented training internally and externally
oImplementing training plant wide Mansfield facility
Dealing with non-normal distributions
oEstablish company guidelines
Mentor Engineers on
oCentral composite designs
DMAIC problem solving techniques
Edmund Foley Page 3
Supplier Development Engineer (10/11 to 06/13), Work with Smith-Nephew suppliers to implement cost reductions and quality improvement projects via Lean and Six Sigma methods. This was accomplished thru
Week long lean manufacturing Kaizen events
oValue Stream mapping
oQuick changeover events
oDesigning Scheduling Matrices
oFinished good kanban sizing
On-site quality kaizen events such as
oGage R&R training
oCause and effect diagrams
Medtronic Inc., Danvers, MA 2000 – Sept 2011
Product Transfer Team (11/09 to present), Transfer the manufacturing of multiple products from between worldwide facilities.
Cross functional multi-site teams
Risk analysis and mitigation
Tolerance stack up analysis
Measurement Systems Analysis
Process improvement yield improvement, variation reduction process and tooling optimization
Created and present cross-functional training modules for engineers in the extrusion process and extrusion process validation. Training is designed to train non-plastic engineers, (ME, EE) to assist in the validation of extrusion processes
Provide Lean Sigma Black Belt training and mentoring for Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma projects for Green belts and Green belt candidates
Created standardized methodology for tooling selection in the Danvers facility
New product development
oDevelop multi-lumen tooling and processes
oDevelop new process for engineering resins such as Ultem, HMWHDPE, Pellethane, Pebax,
Lean Sigma Black Belt (6/07 – 11/09), for major worldwide developer and provider of medical equipment and technologies.
Apply Six Sigma strategies to ensure sustained maximum operational efficiency by initiating and leading Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma projects. Focus is on Lean manufacturing initiatives, House of Quality (DFLM) and Six Sigma projects for business functions.
Delivered process improvements resulting in strong and sustainable financial gains, saving nearly $1 million in FY09.
Provide direction and training to engineers on use of Lean Sigma tools and statistical techniques.
Train Green Belts at Danvers location.
Train SPC, DOE, Minitab, Statistical methods for engineers
Edmund Foley Page 4
Manufacturing Engineer, 6/04 – 6/07
Management and engineering responsibility for production of various extrusion and molding processes.
Created yield improvements; designed experimentation, prototyping and implementation of new products.
Determined specifications; conducted feasibility, process validation studies and trials for new process introduction.
Assumed additional supervisory responsibilities during extrusion processes, in addition to engineering role.
Insert injection molding cell engineering, implementation, and personnel management
Senior Extrusion Technician 2000 to 6/04
Oversaw complete processing of all free extruded tubes, to include process troubleshooting and review of lot qualifications.
Established tooling, process conditions and designed processing research experiments for new product development.
Streamlined processes through effective interface with TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Constraint Management and SPC Techniques.
C.R. Bard, Billerica, MA
Senior Engineering Technician, R&D
Supported extrusion R&D department through processing of polymers. Recorded and submitted detailed records of test results.
Methods included free and multi-lumen extrusion; over-jacketing; metering pump extrusion; co-extrusion; pulse tubing.
Materials processed included PET, Polyurethane, HDPE, HMWHDPE, PBT, PEI, PEEK and more.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
M.B.A., Business Administration, Endicott College, Beverly, MA – 2008
B.S., Business Administration, Endicott College – 2006
Certificate in Plastics Technology, University of Massachusetts at Lowell - 1998
Continuing Professional Education & Certifications:
Lean Sigma Black Belt Certification (Medtronic) 2008
Six Sigma Black Belt / Green Belt Training, Medtronic
Design of Experiment Training, Medtronic
Minitab Training, Medtronic
Project Management Training, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA – 2005
Leadership Training, WPI
ISO 13485 2016 Lead Audit training Oriel Stat A Matrix
References furnished upon request