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QA/QC Mnager

Longview, WA
February 29, 2020

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Jason Smith

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Longview, WA *****

360-***-**** hm

360-***-**** cell

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.

Professional Experience

Tube Forgings of America, Inc.

Producing carbon steel pipe fittings, forgings, and machining

Portland, Or

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)

Portland, Or

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.

Portland, OR

Quality Inspector June 1990- June 1993

Entry level floor inspector


Portland Community College 1992

Aloha School 1989

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