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Manager Quality

Location:
Blountville, TN
Posted:
February 29, 2020

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Lynn (Allen) Hobbs II

*** ***** **** **.

Blountville, TN. 37617

Cell 423-***-****

adb2a2@r.postjobfree.com

QUALITY MANAGEMENT & MANUFACTURING PROFESSIONAL

A self-motivated leader and hands-on Quality Management professional with over 20 years’ combined experience and diverse knowledge in the Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Railroad, Consumer products & regulated industries. I am highly proficient with a proven track record in the implementation and maintenance of quality management systems; customer focused, goal oriented, high attention to detail, continuous improvement driven and always focused on the bottom line. An innovative change agent who thrives in environments requiring high-level strategy, project management and big-picture thinking.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Project Management

Leadership Skills

Lean Concepts

Poka-Yoke

Supplier Development

Goal Setting

Internal Auditing, Lead

Doc Control / Change Mgmt.

Conflict Resolution

Results Oriented

P & L Financial Analysis

Process Mapping

Strategic Planning

Six Sigma Methodology

Statistical Concepts (SPC)

Capability Studies (Cpk)

Cost of Poor Quality

Corrective Action Mgmt.

Layered Process Audits

Advanced Product Planning

Knowledge of cGMP’s

MSDS, ROHS, REACH, C-TPAT

Configuration Management

PPAP / FMEA / Control Plan

Standardization/Benchmark

Measurement System Analysis

Design of Experiments

Cause & Effect Analysis

Problem Solving & Analysis

Budgeting

Customer Satisfaction Oriented

Interviewing Hire/Terminate

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Kennametal Inc. Johnson City, TN. (Publically Traded Company) June 2019 – Present

Quality Manager

Member of Staff Management Team and Leadership Team

ISO 9001:2015 Management Representative

Development of yearly departmental training plans, budget, goals, policies and procedures

ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor - Administer the Audit Process for the Quality Management System

Metrology Lab Management, Certification Management, Metallurgical Lab Management

Supplier Quality Management & Development

Hutchinson Sealing Systems Church Hill, TN. (Publically Traded Company) Oct 2016 – June 2019

Quality Manager Tier 1

Member of Staff Management Team

ISO 9001:2015 & IATF 16949 Certified Lead Auditor

Lead & Direct Quality Engineers, Quality Specialists, Supplier Quality Eng., Document Control & Auditors

Development of yearly departmental training plans, budget, goals, policies and procedures

Supplier Quality Management & Development

Manage Metrology Lab

Manage Extrusion Lab & Testing

Kennametal Inc. Johnson City, TN. (Publically Traded Company) Nov 2013 – Oct 2016

Quality Manager

Member of Staff Management Team and Leadership Team

ISO 9001:2008 Management Representative

Development of yearly departmental training plans, budget, goals, policies and procedures

ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor - Administer the Audit Process for the Quality Management System

Trade Secret Officer for Johnson City manufacturing facility

Metrology Lab Management, Certification Management, Metallurgical Lab Management

Longwood Elastomers, Inc. Greensboro, NC. (Private Equity Company) Dec 2010 – Nov 2013

(Remote office Tri-Cities Tennessee)

Global Director of Quality

Lead and Direct all Longwood Elastomers facilities Quality Management Systems

Development of yearly departmental training plans, budget, goals, policies and procedures

Responsible for all Regulatory Compliance and QMS / Customer Specific Requirements and Lead Auditing

ISO/TS16949, ISO9001:2008, ISO19011, ISO14001, AAR M-1003, VDA6.3, 10CFR21

P & L Financial Analysis and Countermeasure

Six Sigma Project Leadership & Standardization of Quality Processes

Manage and direct all on-site Quality Managers and QMS’s. (Multi-Site responsibility: VA- TX- Spain- Canada)

QMS Trainer for all facilities

Supplier Quality Management & Development

AGC North America Church Hill, TN. (Publically Traded Company) Sept 2008 – Dec 2010

Quality Systems Manager

Direct and Manage the facility Quality Department (4 Shifts)

ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management Representative

Certified Lead Auditor - Administer the Audit Process for the Quality Management System

Member of Staff Management Team and Leadership Team

Development of yearly departmental training plans, budget, goals, policies and procedures

Investigations relating to Quality and Safety

Alemite Corporation Johnson City, TN. (Private Equity Company) Feb 1998 – Sept 2008

Quality Manager / Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Member of Staff Management Team and Leadership Team

Manage the Quality Dept functions: Receiving Inspection, Internal Auditors, Quality Engineers, RMA, Warranties, First Articles, PPAPS, Corrective/Preventive Action, Inspectors, MRD, Gage Calibration, SPC, and Document Control, Supplier-Vendor Quality management program, etc…….

(Managing 14 employees and 2 Supervisors)

ISO / QS-9000 / TS-16949 / AS9100-AS35411 Management Rep. for US and Canadian Facilities

Coordinate and train all tools & techniques to new employees to achieve Quality Assurance

Oversee the assurance of meeting customer specific requirements, Automotive, Military and Aircraft specifications.

Certified Lead Auditor QS9000 – ISO 9001:2008 and TS16949

Development of yearly departmental budget, goals, policies and procedures

Successfully led and implemented ISO9001: 2008 & TS16949 Quality Management System. (0) Deviations

Rectify and Resolve all customer complaints

Manage Black Belt projects

Certified Internal Auditor

Validation and Verification of manufacturing equipment and processes

Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, Control Plan, Gage R & R, Mistake proof methodology

Knowledge and Hands on experience with Lean Manufacturing Techniques, 5S, process mapping,

Kaizens, Poka-Yoke

Supplier Audit and approval new and/or existing suppliers

Configuration Systems Analyst / Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Previous Position @ Alemite)

Change Control and Deviations

Manage/Maintenance Bill of Material, Routings, and Item Master

Cost Estimation / New Product lines and existing product lines

Responsible to maintain the ECN (Engineering Change System)

Supervise personnel in maintaining work instructions for production / assembly and training

Manage Green Belt projects incorporating Six Sigma tools to implement continuous improvement

Quality System Internal Auditor

Quality Systems & Transportation Kingsport, TN. Nov 1997 – Feb 1998

Purchasing / Buyer

Managed the Purchasing function

Supplier Negotiation

Responsible for Inventory

Ad-Mat Coasters International, USA, Inc. Johnson City, TN. Jan1997 – July 1997

Warehouse / Purchasing Manager

Managed the Purchasing Function

Supplier Negotiation Domestic & International

Manage & Supervise Shipping & Receiving personnel

B.K.T. Incorporated Bristol, TN. Mar 1995 – Jan 1997

Sales & Service Technician

Calling on and servicing customers in the field.

Responsible for maintenance of equipment

Responsible for Inventory

Kennametal Inc. Johnson City, TN. (Publically Traded Company) Oct 1987 – Mar 1995

CNC Programmer / Employee Involvement Team Leader

Programming and maintaining database for CNC and robotic equipment

Employee Involvement Team Leader (approx. 20 operators)

Continuous Improvement focus on product, process and quality improvements.

Plating Technician / Abrasive Technology Division (Previous Position @ Kennametal)

Maintain Chemical Lab on a daily basis and schedule of production.

Monitored PH of Plating Solution, Acid Bath and Plating Bath

Performed chemical titrations on Plating Baths and determined the concentration of solution

Maintained rectifiers and heating systems for use in the plating process

Maintained Nitric Acid and Sulfuric Acid baths

SYSTEMS & STANDARDS EXPERIENCE

ISO17025 ISO 9001:2008 ISO TS16949 ISO 14001 ISO 19011

VDA 6.3 AAR M1003 AS9100 / AS35411 10CFR21 Nuclear ISO 9001:2015

IATF 16949

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

PeachTree Software

Datamyte (Quantum) SPC

Meridian

Showcase

MFG-PRO

AutoCad

Lotus Notes

QI Macros

Mapics

Cyberquery

Factivity

Mini-Tab

Infinity QS - SPC

JD Edwards

MicroSoft Office Suite

ADP E-Time & Attendance

MS Excel (Adv. Training)

MS Word

MS PowerPoint

MS Visio

SAP

Power BI

MS Access

Success Factors-One Team

MS Outlook

MS Project

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

B.S. Engineering: Quality Control - Management Warren National University (2009), Cheyenne, WY.

A.A.S. Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering Northeast State Community College (2005), Blountville, TN.

Sullivan Central High School, Blountville, TN. Vocational Studies:

Machine Shop I,II,III

Sheet Metal Fab I, II, III

Welding

Industrial Arts I, II

Architectural Drawing I, II

Mechanical Drawing I, II

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (2002) Six Sigma Academy

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (2000) Six Sigma Academy

ASQ Certified Mechanical Inspector (Cert # 11566)

ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate (Cert # 6997)

QAI ISO9001:2008 / TS16949 QMS Lead Auditor (2002)

ISO9001:2015 Internal Quality Systems Auditor (TPECS) Exemplar Global (Cert # 841****-******)

ISO9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor (TPECS) Exemplar Global (Cert # 8429664/698**-******)

IATF 16949:2016 Certified Lead Auditor Exemplar Global (Cert # 17333)

Excel Advanced Training (Oct 2019)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

(Alemite Corporation) Established the TS16949 QMS with (0) findings, first round certification accomplished

(Longwood Industries) Established the TS16949 QMS with (0) findings, first round certification accomplished

(Longwood Industries) Established the Nuclear 10CFR21 System with (0) findings.

(Hutchinson) Successful upgrade ISO9001:2015 / IATF 16949:2016 system

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

(ASQ) American Society for Quality Chapter 1106 – Senior Member



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