Longview, WA *****
Objective: Actively pursuing a career where an exceptional work ethic and drive to suceed provides the end user with the best products and services. I am very self driven with a high desire to learn all the requirements placed before me. I work best in a fast paced enviroment and enjoy working with all production team members. I possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and thrive on sole responsibilities and continuous improvement.
Tube Forgings of America, Inc.
Producing carbon steel pipe fittings, forgings, and machining
QC Manager January 2000 -Present
Visual Testing Level 2: NPI Professionals
Spectro-test OES Certificate: Tube Forgings of America, Inc.
ISO 9001-2015 internal Quality Auditor from Exemplar Global QMS-EMS-OHS 121640
Magnetic particle inspection level 2: Tube Forgings of America, Inc.
Sales quotes assistance
customer spec reviews and write-ups for internal orders
contract reviews and order release
Turbo-Cad print creation, generation, and approvals for production control for shop release
Epicor transactions- labor reporting, job research, part research
DBR entry for internal orders
Purchase order generation for off-site heat treatment and testing
Material receiving report entries into Material Test Report program
Review and approve Mill test reports for compliance to purchase order agreements, proper audit statements, and physical properties
Computer entry of Mill Material Test Reports
Schedule maintenance on machinery and forklifts, off-site recertification if needed.
Maintain replacement parts inventory for departments tooling and machinery
Control and review the Calibration program and assure its cycle is completed on time
Lead the interview process for new hires into QC working alongside th HR department
Responsible for hiring, disciplinary action, and termination of QC employees
Conduct annual reviews, inspector level status, provide performance appraisals
Schedule off-site training for inspection personnel
Manage the QC department and control the workflow by customer delivery dates
Hold department training meetings: safety, procedure revisions, quality policy and objectives
Review all daily first article inspections, process study charts, and heat treat charts for compliance.
Issue alert, preventative action, or QIR (DCAR) reports as necessary to flag discrepant parts for segregation and re-work
Analize product chemistry to determine proper heat treatment required to achieve the requested yield and tensile requirements of the end user
work with and escort extrernal auditors through the plant
Procedure generation, review, and approvals to meet ISO requirements
Annually review the QMS and assisit in revisions to correct internal audit findings
Generate new inspections documents and assign to controlled documents program
Assure all documents in the shop are to current revisions before all external audits
Work with all plant employees including millwrights and electricians
Work with all upper management and office personnel
Respond to QIR's, customer complaints, and RGA's
Oversee the non-conformance/preliminary inspection area and provide resolutions for discrepant parts
Assure departmental compliance to company procedures, employee policies, industry regulations, and safety policies
Lead heat treat meeting and provide the sales team with reliable quoting due dates for future orders
Meet due dates and communicate with sales if a problem arises to notify the customer ASAP
Perform monthly internal audits on the QMS to assure no findings upon recertification to ISO 9001-2015
Skilled with grinders, cranes, torches, forklifts
Skilled with vernier calipers, micrometers, harness testers, squares, tape measures, height gage, protractor, etc
Oregon Steel Mills (now evraz steel)
Finish-end Mill Supervisor June1993- January 2000
Trained on all machinery in the finish end of the mill
Trained on all jobs in the shipping department
Quality Inspector on the Hot Bed for 4 years training new hires
Youngest promoted supervisor in OSM history, promoted by plant manager Tom Breno
Responsible for a shift of 15 employees and coverage for opposite shift vacations
Assisted in the re-design of the finish-end of the mill during the commissioning of the new combination mill
Revised and updated the QA procedures manual
Wrote plant memos to the plant manager for review and distribution on changes to procedures in production or QA
Worked daily with production, shipping, maintenance, and electricians on a daily basis
Operated overhead cranes, grinders, torches, and forklifts as needed.
Tube Forgings of America, Inc.
Quality Inspector June 1990- June 1993
Entry level floor inspector
Portland Community College 1992
Aloha School 1989