JOHN C. BYRD
Wilmington, DE ****8
Career Summary: Diverse Quality Engineering Background. Focused on Operations Management, Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, Process Owner for Non-Conforming Material and MRB, APQP / PPAP, Customer Complaints, Supplier Management, SCAR’s, Lead Assessor for ISO 9001: 2008, AS9100C, TS16949, ISO:13485, Internal / External Audits, Calibration Systems, Document Control, Inspection Plans, FAI’s, Control Plans, FMEA’s, Flow Diagrams, Lean Manufacturing, Process Engineering, 5S, Kaizan, Third Party Certifications.
Newark, Delaware 2016 to Present
Certified DSQR's (with all the responsibilities that come with the certification) for the plant, and I am responsible for SDR's, Serialization, DMIR's used to create Certificates of Conformance, and TipQa approvals, and moving parts through Proficy by reviewing eNMS tags. I have helped increase the throughput of Tapes, Nozzles, and Leap Shrouds to the customer. I have also helped in writing procedures, and reviewing process change documents. I also have been reviewing Supplier Technical Plans, for special processes, helping Supplier Quality. I have also completed Training in FOD, 5S, DSQR, SQE, PR.
Genpact / GE Aviation
Middle River Aviation GE- Quality Engineer 2012 to 2016
FAI’s, Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Actions, Supplier Management, work directly with DCMA, Bell Helicopters, Boeing V-22 Project. Supplier Audits. CAR’s, SCAR’s. Supplier Audits, Internal Audits. MRB Process Owner. Write procedures, for receiving Inspection. Document Control. Reviews contracts and technical data packages to identify the
specification requirements which the contractor's processes must meet. Identifies
differences between contract technical requirements and current contractor processes.
Establishes a requirement baseline for the processes performed by the contractors
Establishes and maintains communications with contractor's top management, including
applicable functional managers such as production, engineering, and QA personnel early
in the contracting cycle to ensure understanding exists for acceptable quality evidence for
performance of such things as purchased materials and vendor controls, shipment, and
key process proofing/measurement and analysis.
Reviews and ensures flow-down of contract requirements to the contractor's inspection system and/or quality management system to validate that the contractor has the processes for properly extracting and translating these requirements into the appropriate
inspection, test, engineering, production, manufacturing, packaging/marking, shipping,
Purchasing, and receiving functions.
Assesses the contractor's purchased material/vendor QA controls. Reviews contractor's
Make or buy decisions for new contracts for new items. Identifies procured items/services which are complex, critical, or have bad quality histories. Reviews/analyzes contractor/vendor QA data and adjusts receiving process/product audits accordingly. Selectively requests Government QA at subcontractor level to verify adequacy of prime contractor controls, when necessary. Determines when alternative procedures are appropriate or uses as directed
During planning, considers the use of existing credible data, the need for verifications of key quality system elements to validate data, and/or the need for full or partial system auditing.
DuPont Vespel Polymers – Quality Engineer – 2008 to 5/27/2011
Engineer for the Engineered Quality Polymers Plant, Newark, DE.
Duties include: Process Owner MRB for Non-Conforming Material. Corrective and Preventive Actions, Document Control, SCAR’s, Internal Audits, Process Audits, Supplier Excellence Program, Supplier Audits, Customer Complaints, Coordinate ISO 9001:2008, TS16949, AS9100C, ISO: 13485 Third Party Certifications Audits. AAIG Certified PPAP Coordinator. FMEA’s, Control Plans, Flow Diagrams, Gage R and R’s. Coordinate Calibration Labs. Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Kiazen Events, Managed 12 QA Associates.
ATK Advanced Weapons and Space Systems – Quality Assurance 2007-2008
Inspector for Metal Parts, CMM operator, Internal Auditor, MRB, SCAR’s, General QA Responsibilities for AS9100, TS16949, ISO9001:2008. Supplier Corrective Actions, Calibration Systems. Process Owner MRB for Non-Conforming Material. Safety Audits. Document Control, Lean Manufacturing. Supplier Auditor, Preventive and Corrective Actions.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Newark, DE 19711 Industrial Engineer—10/1994 - 09/2006 Electronic Products Division
As Quality Control/ISO Coordinator recommend new process and document control/managed 7 to 15 Associates in Quality Assurance
Process Owner for Non-Conforming Material and Internal Audit Systems.
As Supplier Auditor Provided new process changes for the suppliers, address customer complaints
Process Technician for Space and Defense and Medical Products.
Process Technician for material review boards, internal corrective actions, and disposition of non-conforming products, knowledgeable in ASTM, AMS, and military specifications (plating/casting/raw materials) for assembly of microwave products for space, and defense, and medical assemblies.
Evaluate customer report cards, supplier corrective actions, oversee Incoming inspection. Write and approve inspection test plans for receiving inspection. Work directly with IQC for sampling plans, and statistical process control. Process capability; oversee the incoming inspection area, and Metrology lab. Certified in Basic and Advanced GD&T though MTI Corporation also Basic and Advanced Metrology through MTI Corporation.
Coordinate calibration systems, and oversee calibration operations, managed 2 Associates
Analyze supplier issues, design and performance/process issues on production floor and recommend solutions and Production efficiency. Oversaw production floor for non-conforming materials, also VSM and 5S. Experienced with Kiazen events
Write procedures for better assembly procedures for more suitable matters of testing in supplier corrective actions as well as internal corrective actions
Knowledgeable in QSI (Quality Systems International) for non-conformances and document control, supplier management. Experienced with DOE.
Expert in Electroplating and raw materials, BeCu, SS 303,304,316 and 400 series, Kovar, Aluminum and CDA’s, and other alloys
Knowledgeable in medical sterilization of electronic assemblies, autoclaving, and also chemical sterilization systems.
EDUCATION: Wilmington University, Wilmington, DE
General Studies 2006-2008
Delaware Technical & Community College, Newark, DE, AAS DEGREE—Industrial Engineering Technology, 1993
Widener University, Chester PA, Major – Business (1986-1989)
Blackfox Institute of Technology IPC 610 Rev. C Class A Instructor Certification
AAIG PPAP / APQP Certification, FMEA Certification from
Certifications/Other Training: Certified DSQR GE Aviation through SAE, Certified Internal Auditor Certified Lead Assessor, ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C, and TS16949. AAIG: PPAP / APQP Certification, FMEA Certification from AAIG. Class A Instructor IPC 610 Rev. C. State of Delaware Sheet Metal Apprenticeship. AMSE code welding Apprenticeship. Certificate in Applied Statistics, Delaware Technical College. Certification in Short Run SPC from MTI. Certified in Basic and Advanced Metrology, GD&T, Gage R and R, through MTI. SAE DSQR Certification for GE Aviation.
Green Belt Certification
HONORS: Joseph F. Kwiatkowski Award, Industrial Engineering, 1993, Delaware Technical & Community College
Who’s who in American Junior Colleges 1993
Dean’s List (1986-1987)
Dean’s List 1993
Recipient of the Boeing scholarship 1993
National Dean’s List, 1986-1987
President, Industrial Engineering Technology Student Organization
Associates excellent award W. L. Gore Associates 2006
Genpact/GE Silver Recognition Award 2013
REFERENCES: Available Upon Request