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Hamburg, New York, United States
September 20, 2019

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Curt R. Maras

864-***-**** * email:

Quality Control with experience resolving non-conformance issues for Suppliers, Internal and Customer Quality, managing reports, ensuring internal production and supplier processes meet specifications, implementing and controlling PPAP/First Article Submission requirements for customers, document and data control for Operating Procedures and Quality documents. Customer security and farm support responsibilities.



Allied Universal Security

Professional Security Officer

Security representative for M&T Bank in downtown Buffalo and surrounding Branches. Perform daily security checks and duties including: Building Rounds and outside visual and bank associate protection.

2017 to 2019

Antler Ridge Farms

Farm Hand

Worked as farm support on family owned reindeer farm. Did repair work, building and grounds maintenance, animal support and care. Also worked and at times lead crews at event displays and animal transport to and from lease agreements.


Power Drives Inc. (Hydraulic Hose Assembly Facility)

Quality Engineer

Responsible for coordinating and resolving Customer Non-conforming material reports and Corrective Action requests. Maintain and resolve daily assembly floor quality issues and concerns.

2014 to 2016

API Heat Transfer (Heat Exchanger Manufacturing Facility)

Quality Engineer

Responsible for ensuring internal production and Supplier processes and products meet specifications and requirements. This position is also a key player in continuous improvement efforts and compliance to customer and regulatory standards.

2013 to 2014

Servotronics Inc. (Aerospace FAA certified Assembly Facility)

Engineer, Quality Assurance

Responsible for internal and customer corrective actions. Monitor and reduce internal rejects and scrap findings. Implement and control PPAP requirements for Customer part certification demands. Work with Process departments to maintain and improve work flow.

2011 to 2012

Pierburg Inc. (Automotive Parts and Supplies Manufacturer)

Process Quality Engineer

Coordinate with Assembly and equipment Process Teams for all Quality and Process Issues regarding Internal and Customer complaints and concerns, Process and Procedure Engineering Changes and the development of new product start-ups and designs. Coordinate Root Cause and Corrective Action resolution (8D) for Electronic Throttle Controls, Oil and Air Pumps.

2006 to 2010

Greenwood Inc. (Contract to Honeywell Aerospace) (Aerospace FAA certified Repair & Overhaul Station)

Quality Engineer – Supply Chain Management

Responsible for Honeywell eCATS (Electronic Corrective Action and Tracking System) Root Cause & Corrective Action responses for Customer and Internal complaints and concerns related to Outside Vendor Non-conforming product and repairs. Submit, monitor and maintain ARB (Airworthiness Review Board) repair proposals for Vendor developed part and sub-assembly repaired product. Maintain and update MOT (Methods Operation & Tooling) and Shop Operation system for internal Repair Procedures.

2005 to 2006

Collins & Aikman Inc. (Automotive Carpet Manufacturer)

Quality Engineer – Customer Contact (Six Sigma-Green Belt Certified)

Responsible for all Customer communications regarding Quality concerns and development. Monitor PPAP, Engineering changes, and internal plant product/process changes for customer list. Manager responsibilities for Department: PPAP Coordinator on all revisions, upgrades and changes pertaining to automotive carpets.


Drive Automotive Division of Magna International (Cosma Stamping and Body)

Quality Engineer (Temporary Position)

Responsible for organizing and submitting PPAPs to Mercedes Automotive for new product carline launch. Monitor and track APQP status for internal and external product changes.

2001 to 2003

Grammer Industries Inc (Automotive Interior Systems)

Quality Engineer/Quality Auditor

Responsible for completion of internal Systems and Process Audits, audit corrective actions generated and all audit follow-ups for compliance with Internal Audit section of TS 16949 standard. Developed and maintained Control Plans, FMEAs, and PPAPs. Responsible for document and data control for compliance to TS 16949 standard. Maintained and monitored all internal Corrective Actions generated. Maintained Quality segment of SAP system.

2000 to 2001

Faurecia Interior Systems (Automotive Interior Systems)

Supplier Quality Engineer

Responsible for completion of Supplier Process Audits. Approval of initial ISIR/PPAP from supplier in conjunction with the Quality/Engineering department. Responsible for PPM agreements, and supplier improvements in concurrence with receiving incidents that affect the supplier rating. Generate and follow up of Quality Problem Reports (QPR). Issue corrective actions based on supplier ratings and follow-up.

1998 to 1999

AMP a Division of Tyco International (Electrical Connector Assemblies)

Quality Engineer III

Responsible for responding to and verification follow-up of Customer Corrective Action Requests, pertaining to assigned product line, from international AMP companies representing customers and also international and domestic customers directly. A member of the Quality Team responsible for the implementation of QICN, the AMP Corrective Action Response program, and QTS, the internal and external Non-conforming Material Report programs, for local company campus.

1989 to 1998

Protective Closures, Co., Caplugs Division (Injection Molding)

Quality Engineer

Responsible for all initial customer sample submissions (PPAP), Developing, Writing, and Maintaining ISO/QS/AS 9000 company Quality procedures; Evaluating and testing incoming raw material and purchased parts per established specifications. A member of the company & Mark IV Corporate, ISO/QS/AS9000 Internal Quality Auditing team.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the State University of New York College at Buffalo

Associate in Applied Science in Aerospace Technology from State University of New York Agricultural & Technical College at Farmingdale

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