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Quality Manager

Location:
Blountville, TN, 37617
Salary:
75000
Posted:
December 30, 2020

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STEPHEN SARGINGER

adi1xx@r.postjobfree.com 423-***-**** Blountville, TN 37617

Results-Driven Professional, offering broad experience and expertise in business development, operations, and forging solid relationships. Strategic and growth-oriented leader, skilled at identifying individual strengths for maximum productivity and goal attainment. Highly organized and detail-oriented, easily managing projects from initiation through successful conclusion.

SELECTIVE ACHEIVEMENTS

Foreman/Supervisor that has covered 4 different machines. Supervised team members on safety, LOTO and operational performance.

Lead/Supported roll outs of several tracking systems that include Transportation Management System, AutoProd, Kronos and Quality Information System and SAP. Traveled to sites to help facilitate across functional areas.

10 years as Supervisor/Management of Shipping/Logistics, Quality, Operations and Production Control. Secured material, negotiated rates, built relationships with carriers (trucks/rail), venders and set budgets.

Continuous Improvement Specialist covering 3 departments

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Domtar Corporation LLC, Kingsport, TN 1993-Present

Operations/Continuous Improvement Specialist (2015-2020)

Provided day-to-day project management of lean sigma projects for specific centers of team management and risk mitigation. Areas have included kaizen events, SPC and value-added concepts

Managed/Supported cross-functional teams to address issues and solve problems (50+ events)

Foreman/Supervisor on paper machine directing groups of 20+ employees on Safety, LOTO and production

Focused on process variations with emphasis around physical properties. Deliver control environments around process setups and control strategies. 500K saved on basis weight control, 400K on chemical uses on OBA’s.

Worked with front-line staff utilizing lean tools to drive improvement opportunities. Tools included 5s, shadow boards and setup times.

Set business performance around DMAIC system (7 events) and FMEA process

Supervisor/Manager- Quality/Supply Chain/Production Control (2005-2015)

Handled daily safety, meetings, coaching and leadership to groups to achieve company metrics.

Handled inbound/outbound of material going to customers as well as those being delivered. Coordinated delivers orders to meet lead times and maintain shipments of customer needs. Called on trucking companies, negotiated rates, set delivery times/dates and handled production scheduling. Handled detentions and maximized driver turnarounds through return load scheduling (48K savings).

Procured materials to meet manufacturing orders. Some orders were planned while others were on demand.

Forecasted operating runs to keep inventory levels even. Worked with sales to keep schedule in line.

Communicated with venders to keep informed of any issues that may cause missed deliveries.

Demurrage savings of 125K by intra-plant and supplier/vender scheduling.

STEPHEN SARGINGER

Supervisor-Quality/Operations (1993-2005)

Drove the plant’s operational improvement, identified through data collection and analysis of the mill’s performance metrics

Worked with internal and external personnel focusing on continuous improvement in areas of SPC, correlation matrix and statistical modeling design. Taught and lead non causal investigations on configured systems (60+ employees).

Foreman/Supervisor on 3 paper machines covering crews of 20 to 40 members.

Handled external customer complaints.

Handled scheduling and training to meet the necessary needs of operation.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

UNIVERSITY of TENNESSEE – Knoxville, TN

Bachelor of Science, Statistics (1990)

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY – Johnson City, TN

MBA (2000)

UNIVERSITY of TENNESSEE – Knoxville, TN

LEAN / TOC Enterprise (2019)

AFFILIATIONS

• American Society of Quality (Member) • ASQ Quality Management Division (Member)

• Statistical Quality Associates (Member)

• Economic Partners (Member) • Kiwanis (Member)



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