Mooresville, NC 28115
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics/Minor in Mathematics
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (15 hours to complete)
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
10/13 –Present. Ingersoll Rand
Provided plant leadership and direction for quality and continuous improvement from suppliers, internal process to customers
oOil Free, Contact Cooled, & Reciprocating air compressors units
Managed Quality KPI’s: DPPM, FPY, and COPQ for Warranty, and Scrap/Rework through MRB
Developed and lead SCAR’s and Internal CAR systems
Managed quality for new product launches through APQP
oEstablished CTQ’s and Early Launch Containment Plans
oEstablished PPAP and DVP&R glide paths.
Managed QMS and Internal Audit process to ISO9001
Lead Supplier Improvement Programs (SIP’s)
Location: Mocksville, NC
Implemented Quality MDI (Manage for Daily Improvement) to improve PPM, FPY & MRB
Trained quality member’s use of PDCA, Fast Response on critical few, 8D methodology, and PFMEA.
oReduced PPM by 60%
oImproved FPY from average of 60% per month to 83%
oReduced MRB total from over $100K to $50K in 3 months
oReduced warranty dollars by 15%.
Location: Campbellsville, KY
Implemented MRB process to support Scrap and Rework reduction.
Implemented change control process
Implemented statistical methods by personally training quality staff (Gage R&R, & Capability Studies)
Reduced plant PPM by 55% through supplier, internal process, and design improvements.
Lead team to improve QMS and acquire ISO-9001 2015 certification
oRevamped internal auditing process
Implementing automotive quality systems
oPPAP’s for suppliers and internal processes
oPFMEA’s activities and concepts for process development
o Control Plans & Method Sheets
oAPQP for new product launch
Project leader for new product development projects through APQP system
oLaunched 3 new compressor models.
Lead and set up quality system for IR’s first starter production cell
oHigh level of poke yoke system through PFMEA activity
Lead RIE (Rapid Improvement Events)
5/01- 10/13. Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Harrodsburg, KY
Quality Assurance Manager
Manage quality for all Electronic Control Units built at Harrodsburg plant, and internal injection molding
oResponsible for 10 customers, 19 production processes, and 14 Engineers
oTier 1 OEM experience with Nissan, Honda, GM, Toyota, and Chrysler.
Implementing Six Sigma methodology
oChampion projects & training Black Belts
Changing the culture to “Do the job right the first time”.
Trained manufacturing Engineers proper DOE techniques (Full and Fraction Factorial)
Product Line Quality Engineer (ASQ: CQE, CSSBB)
Responsible for programs from supplier to customer
Working with production for defect reduction, continuous product/process improvements
Layered & process audits
Working closely with customers to assure satisfaction through
oAnalyzing returns for failure modes & root cause.
oRectifying process with containment, corrective actions, & mistake proofing (Global Implementation)
oWriting and submitting 8-D & 5P Reports
oPPAP testing/submission for all new products launches and/or process changes
Working closely with suppliers to assure quality satisfaction through
oPPAP requirements, and approvals
oIssuing corrective actions, and approving of 8-D reports.
Chairing meetings with cross functional teams, internal management, customers, & suppliers
Leading APQP programs
Designing and conducting validation for new product/process changes
Supporting design reviews for product manufacturability, and quality through durability & reliability
Creating/updating PFMEA’s, and Control Plans.
Project Management for new launches.
Helped reduce PPM from over 1,000 to below 20 within 4 months
Managed & launched first GM & Honda ECU programs at Hitachi
Managed & launched first Electrical Power Steering module program at Hitachi
Conducted Six-Sigma project saving $1 million per year
Set up quality program for internal injection molding plant
Launched quality system for new ECU building
Assisted in implementing a global lessons learned database for Hitachi Auto plants worldwide
SKILLS & TECHNIQUES ACQUIRED:
Measurement System Analysis
Capability studies (Cp/Cpk analysis)
Attribute & Variable control charts
7 quality tools
7 quality management techniques
Proficient in Minitab
Lean Principles & Improvement techniques through Six Sigma DMAIC process.
9-step problem solving
Design 7 ways / 3P thinking
MDI (Manage for Daily Improvement)
oServant Leader, Inverted Pyramid
oMotivation as teacher