JAMES E. LYNCH
Huntington Beach, California 92649
Manufacturing Manager/Supervisor offering 36 years of unparalleled hands-on experience and expert knowledge within Special Processes
Equipment and Pyrometry: AMS2750
Heat Treating Aerospace and Automotive Materials
Quality Control & Materials Testing
Internal & External Auditing
Chemical Processing: Cadmium, Nickel, Nickel Strike, Copper, Silver, Passavation & Salt Spray Testing Chemical Lab: Titration Testing, Waste Water Affluent Discharge Sampling, Plate Checks & Troubleshooting. Special Coatings: Dry Film Lube, Aluminum Coat
Management Standards: ISO 9001 / EN / JISQ / AS9100 & AS9104A for the manufacturing of aerospace fasteners
Nadcap Preparation Specialist & Consulting
Performance Review Institute (PRI) (Certified Independent Contractor)
Nadcap Auditor, Commodity; Heat Treating and Pyrometry
March-May of 2012
AIR INDUSTRIES, A PCC Company GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA
Nadcap Manager, Quality Control Unit
2 years 3 months 2009 – 2012
Prepared and implemented all requirements necessary to obtain a first time Nadcap accreditation. Provided, performed and completed process procedures relating to all Nadcap AC checklist accreditation requirements including Pyrometry. Implemented a continuous improvement procedure in operator training as referenced in ARP1962 and follow up. Developed, authored and implemented relative to the defined Quality Control requirements new process procedures establishing process control in key areas to meet applicable Customer, Industry and Government Specifications for selected parts insuring all manufacturing requirements are performed in accordance with contractually established drawings and/or quality assurance requirements. Results: Overall Quality and Efficiencies continued to improve steadily over the following year. Reduced outside vender cost in Pyrometry. Created a Continuous Improvement Program in Operator Training
Provided understanding to specification requirements AMS-H-6875 Raw Material to AMS2759 Parts & AMS-H-81200 to AMS2801, including AS, NAS, ASTM Materials Testing.
To pursue career goals as a Independent Contractor, Consultant (Nadcap Auditor)
BRISTOL INDUSTRIES, BREA CALIFORNIA
Special Processes Supervisor/Manager (3 Shifts)
2 years 6 months 2006 - 2009 Managed 5 departments, 35 employees 3 Shifts.
Implemented department budgets, controlled overtime, cap-x projects, production improvements. Developed forecasts, timelines, monitor productivity and played a key role in problem solving. Restructure heat treating processes to meet shipping demands. Other responsibilities included the following: Project Management relating to environmental requirements. Headed up major projects such as the removal and installation of a new 40.000 gallon per day precipitation waste water treatment facility orchestrating the manual treatment and removal of plating waste during the construction and transition period. (7 months) Provide integrity with customers, venders, and local agencies visits. Designed 5 new efficient plating lines replacing aging lines. Passed Nadcap audit with extended 18 month accreditation.
Pursuing a career to best utilize my experience and knowledge within Special Processes
IWATA BOLT USA, GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA
Special Processes Manager
12 years from 1994 to 2006 spent 1 year in Japan and 1 year in Singapore.
Set up a Heat Treating facility in the U.S.A. for Iwata Bolt Inc. Managed all the environmental permitting and hazardous waste removal. Implemented programs such as Kaizen, 6-S and a first responder hazardous materials team. Received Supervisor of the month 6 times before being promoted to Manager. Trained in special atmosphere uses for carburizing to JIS Standards. Set up the physical testing laboratory and trained operators on how to perform carburization & de-carburization checks/test by case depth using hardness testing equipment Vickers, Knoop, Rockwell C, D, and A Superficial 30-N and 15-N, Tensile, Shear and Torque test. (Metric and Standard)
Iwata Bolt moved their manufacturing to Ohio
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, A PCC Company SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA
Processing Lead/Supervisor (3 Shifts)
18 years from 1977 to 1994
Heat Treating 18 years. Promoted to 3rd shift Supervisor in 1981. Reassigned to 2nd shift in 1985 to 1994. Responsibilities were directly over Special Processes.
SPS Transferred their bolt manufacturing to Jenkintown PA. & Salt Lake City UT. Maintaining a small nutshell product facility. At the time I was offered to stay but decided to pursue other offers.
Heat Treating & Pyrometry: Aerospace & Automotive Materials, Atmospheres, Equipment, People and Management, Nadcap Requirements
Chemical Processing: Cadmium, Nickel, Nickel Strike, Silver, Copper, Passavation and Chemical Lab to include Titration Testing, Plate Thickness Testing and Environmental related issues.
Nadcap Auditor, Nadcap Accreditation Specialist
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel Spread Sheets, PowerPoint, and Internet Research
High School Diploma
Off and on 2 years Golden West College & Cypress JC
Crossman International (HS), Patents, Trademarks & Copyright laws completed a class to aid in the development of Iwata Bolt USA’s Trademark IB ® )
Certified Pyrometry Training to AMS2750D & E
PRI Performance Review Institute, training as an independent contractor
Certified Nadcap Auditor “note” passed 3 written test from PRI scoring 98% Commodity Heat Treating