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Tyngsborough, MA
Posted:
December 15, 2019

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Coyote Technical & Executive Sourcing – Victoria Matthews

Quality Assurance Engineer – Sudbury, MA

Richard A. Russell

December 15, 2019

I am currently seeking an individual contributor role in Engineering.

I was pleasantly surprised when your description matched my skill set.

I have many years in manufacturing a broad base of very diversified products for customers in many industries and varied quality systems, also fortifies my record of success and adaptability.

I am an accomplished and highly energetic Quality Engineer with a wealth of experience in Operations, Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing and maintain a practical and hands-on approach.

The following is a brief summary of my relevant skills and experience:

People Management Strong leadership, training and motivation of diverse teams of multi-skilled employees

Quality Management Diligent and meticulous approach to quality standards performing APQP,PPAP, SPC, TQM

Project Management CPM qualified ensuring efficient and effective roll out and program management

Profit Maximization Decrease operating costs through innovative process efficiency improvements

Problem Resolution Inspirational and pro-active leading of Lean and Six Sigma problem solving sessions

Manufacturing Contemporary and traditional manufacturing techniques including PMP, and cGMP

Engineering 5-axis high speed precision machining, GD&T, Swiss turning, sheet metalwork & stamping

Compliance Initiated, maintained certification for NADCAP, FAA, IATF:16949, ISO13485, AS9100 & MDSAP

Purchasing Prudent negotiation and purchase of goods & services while achieving predicted ROI

Materials Exotic Metals, Castings, Plastics, Extrusions, Cold & Heat Plates, Stamping, Forming

You will see that my strengths lie in a proven ability to organize people and resources, achieve goals and intuitively solve problems. I am a well-trained and qualified professional, persistent and results-driven with an enthusiasm for manufacturing.

I take pride in being a strong and effective Engineer, and an inspirational mentor and team player. I can also demonstrate keen interpersonal, organization and communication skills.

As I am seeking an opportunity to join a quality organization such as yours I would welcome the chance to discuss my abilities and how they may be used to our mutual benefit in an in-depth interview.

I look forward to your reply.

Yours truly,

Rich

Richard A. Russell

Phone: 978-***-****; E-mail: ada2vv@r.postjobfree.com

PERSONAL PROFILE

Accomplished and highly energetic Engineer with a wealth of experience in Operations, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, risk mitigation, Six Sigma and validations. Maintains a practical and hands-on approach. A proven ability to organize people and resources, achieve goals and intuitively solve problems, a strong and effective manager is an inspirational mentor and team player. Being persistent and results-driven with an enthusiasm for manufacturing, and benefitting from keen interpersonal and communicational skills, seeking a challenging Engineering position in Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering or Quality in a company developing leading-edge products for the Defense, Aerospace, Automotive or Medical Device industries.

KEY SKILLS

People Management Strong leadership, training and motivation of diverse teams of multi-skilled employees

Quality Management Diligent and meticulous approach to quality standards performing PPAP, SPC, TQM, FMEA

Project Management CPM qualified ensuring efficient and effective roll out and program management

Profit Maximization Decreases operating costs through innovative process efficiency improvements

Problem Resolution Inspirational and pro-active leading of Lean and Six Sigma & Gemba problem solving sessions

Manufacturing Contemporary and traditional manufacturing techniques including PMP, and cGMP

Engineering 5-axis high speed precision machining, Swiss turning, sheet metalwork & stamping

Compliance Initiated & maintained certification for IATF:16949, AS9100C, ISO 14001, ISO13485

Purchasing Prudent negotiation and purchase of goods & services while achieving predicted ROI

Materials Exotic Metals, Castings, Plastics, Extrusions, Cold Plates & Heat Sinks, Stamping, Forming

Leading Edge Machining, Production Planning, VSM, Electro-mechanical Assembly, Stamping,

Automation, NPI, Tooling and Fixtures, P & L, Operations Management, Laser & TIG Welding & Drilling, Forming

Clean Rooms 7 & 8, Materials/Supplier Controls, Supply Chain Expert, Repair and Maintenance, Shipping, Receiving

QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING

MBA, University of Connecticut - Groton

BSIET, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

ASMET Northeastern University, Burlington

Many singular diversified training courses

CPM Certified Project Manager. PMI by WPI

OSHA 1910 29CFR Certificate

G.E.-Tool and Die Apprenticeship Program

CQM (no expiry)/ CQE (expired)Certified

American Society for Quality

CQA Certified Quality Auditor:

American Society for Quality

Lead Auditor ISO13485:2012, IATF 16949

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Six Sigma: Certified Black Belt (LSSBB)

ISO 18404 by BSI

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

June 2017 – Present Tecomet Woburn, MA

Quality Manager – QA/RA

Largest CMO for Class II & III medical devices and implants to all of the major OEM’s.

Spinal & extremities implants, cranial mesh, proto-types.

Manage (2) inspection labs, inspectors, Quality and Validation Engineers and Suppliers.

Photo-chemical etching / machining, (2) clean rooms, CNC machining, cleaning, Passivation, packaging.

Management Rep for ISO 13485:2016 and AS9100D:2016.

Steering committee member and mentor for Lean Initiatives. Cost of Quality, Cycle Time Reduction, Inventory Turns, Scrap Reduction, 6S Implementation, Lean Savings. GEMBA & LDM leader.

Host all audits for compliance to 21 CFR Part 820. Registrars, customers, cross-functional, MDSAP, ANVISA, EUMDR.

March 2015 – June 2017 Micron Products Fitchburg, MA

Quality Manager – QA/RA

Medical Implant machining, Class I, II, Custom Plastic Injection Molding & ECG electrodes, Specialty Processes.

Responsible for overall compliance and quality management system policies, principles and objectives.

Coordinate Quality Management System activities site wide. Directs quality support of product development/integration activities for new and existing product lines.

Maintains and enhances quality management systems as related to FDA’s 21 CFR 820, ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and AS9100D.

Assures that appropriate procedures and requirements are in place and effective in controlling materials, facilities and products

compliance with the requirements of the quality system and 21 CFR 820.

Manages overall compliance to the quality system. Assures that the system is organized, timely and effective. Reports status of the quality system to senior management staff.

Facilitates all Quality Management System audits.

Formulates appropriate quality objectives for the organization in partnership with senior management staff.

Assures that appropriate monitoring programs are in place to provide an assessment toward goals of improving

product/process reliability and minimize product cost.

Liaison with external parties on matters relating to the Quality Management System.

Demonstrates ability to utilize problem solving skills and to apply logic and reasoning when making decisions regarding

products, process and personnel.

Supports investigations and responds to customer complaints. Supports/directs the identification of root cause and ensures the

implementations of appropriate corrective/preventive actions, internally as well as with Suppliers.

Communicates and coordinates resolution with the customer.

Strong statistical analysis and interpretation skills. Owns the CAPA, Internal Audit, Calibration systems.

April 2013 – March 2015 C & M Machine Products, Inc. Hudson, NH

Quality Manager – QA/RA

Swiss Precision Machining, Fabricating and Specialty Processing of Complex Components for Aerospace, DoD, Medical and Commercial industries. Maintain all functions of ISO9001:2008 & AS9100C:2009, ISO 13485.

(5) inspectors, Non-contact & contact inspection systems, $2mm in equipment, champion quality improvement initiatives,

developed goals and performance to goals, developed strategic plans to obtain goals, established Supplier quality

performance criteria resulting in improved delivery.

Prepare all FAI packages for PPAP & AS9102, define processes, procedure quality check sheets, PFMEA’s, inspection intervals and control plans.

Perform First, In-process & Final inspections, PCDMIS for CMM, generate all PO’s with Quality clauses, Receiving Inspection, Issue material, DCMA & Source Inspection packages, Calibration, Operator Qualification.

Management Rep for ISO 13485:2016 and AS9100D:2016.

June 2004 – April 2013 Astron, Inc. Pepperell, MA

Operations Manager (9/11 – 4/13)

Quality Manager & Engineering Manager

Metal Stampings, Deep Drawing, Wire EDM, Tool Design & Build, Welding, Brazing, Assembly, Machining

Performed responsibilities for P & L, Sales, Engineering, Purchasing, Quality, Building and Equipment

Created five company objectives & metrics, measuring and communicating performance against goals

Led management review and direction meetings to inform managers of objectives for the week ahead

Conducted risk assessments to identify potential risks and assigned tasks internally and with Suppliers.

Initiated & maintained certification for ISO/IATF:16949:2009, AS9100, ISO 14001 & cGMP compliance

June 2000 – June 2004 Concepts NREC, Woburn, MA

Manufacturing Manager & Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Quality Manager

Turbo machinery and aerospace components, compressor impellers, turbine wheels, pumps, volutes, and entire systems such as air dynamometers – design and manufacture using full 5-Axis milling. AS9100C:2009, NAVSEA, FAA, DCMA.

Management responsibility for Manufacturing Engineering group, CAD/CAM and Machine Shop personnel

Prepared and submitted all customer quotes, advised design for manufacturing, managed re-engineering

April 1997 – June 2000 Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. Peabody, MA

Manager of Quality & Manufacturing Engineering – QA/RA

Plastic Injection molding hot runner systems; role was to ensure product and process design quality by facilitating corrective and preventive action efforts, and coaching and mentoring a team of direct reports including 3 Manufacturing Engineers, 1 Quality Engineer, Inspection Supervisor and Inspectors, Management Rep for ISO 13485.

March 1995 – April 1997 National Northeast Corporation, Pelham, NH

Manufacturing Manager

Seven departments, two shifts, with 115 employees

Aluminum extrusions, machining and assembly

January 1985– March 1995 Cambridge Tool & Manufacturing, North Billerica, MA

Manager, Quality & Manufacturing Engineering

Die castings for customers in the electronics, medical device, automotive and consumer industries

EARLY CAREER

Developed a foundation of valuable skills in roles in Aerospace, including Manufacturing Engineer, QE, Foreman, CNC Programmer, Planner, T & D Maker, A/R Machinist. GE Aircraft Engine Group – Lynn, MA.



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