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Quality Engineer /Manager

Location:
Erlanger, Kentucky, 41042, United States
Salary:
50000
Posted:
March 18, 2011

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Brad Ackermann

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Quality Engineer

Certified ASQ Quality Improvement Associate, Mechanical Inspector, Quality Technician

Expert in efficiency gain, quality and resource maximization. Provide systematic monitoring and evaluation of reliability, maintainability, safety, and strength of products. Implementation of standards and practices in both equipment usage and personnel training. Dedicated and determined to deliver the best product to the customer. Capabilities include:

Product Documentation Application Development Work Instruction Documentation

Procedures/Protocols Procedure Implementation Customer /Supplier Relations

Reduction Methodology Corrective Actions Training/Development

Professional Experience

GAP D.C., Hebron, KY 2008-2010

Merchandise Handler

Assured that 500-1500 packages sent to customers met quality standards for proper shipping. P.I.V. operator. Member of committee to resolve staff employment issues and general employee rules and regulations. (Contract to permanent employment)

CONTRACT POSITIONS 2004-2008

FAURECIA, Walton, KY 2007-2008

Mig Welding Machine Operator

Built BMW seat frame, checked welds for porosity, incomplete welds, maintained production. Made suggestions for work station improvement.

REXROTH / BOSCH GROUP, Lexington, KY 2008

Supplier Quality Engineer

Developed Inspection Instructions, validation, and Re-validation of both part and process, for Suppliers.

ATS LIGHT ALLOY WHEELS, Warsaw, KY 2007

Quality Engineer

Performed Tier 1 automotive PPAP re-writes, 8D responses, Establish GM line quality validation.

ASHLEY WARD Inc., Mason, OH

Quality Engineer 2006

Conducted APQP meetings, facilitated PPAP creations at Level 3, this included PSW, PFMEA, Flow Chart. Developed Inspection & Work Instructions for Supplier Quality Assessment and validation, including Re-validation steps of both part and process. Produced 21 PPAP reports in 28 days.

FORD / EATON, Cincinnati, OH

Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality 2004-2006

Communicated customer expectations to Supplier and supplier capabilities. Performed statistical data collection, organized process worksheets, internal audit of supplier product and documentation.

O’GARA-HESS & EISENHARDT, Fairfield, OH

Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality 2004

Created Non-Destructive Check Sheets, and Process Worksheets, to assist suppliers with product and material verifications; trained supplier personnel; maintained supplier communications and

supplier quality, in PPAP orchestration ,and PSW. Built trolley system process to reduce handling damage, assembly time, and storage of product 33% for use with military vehicle, "HMMV"

SST BEARING CORPORATION, Loveland, OH 2006-2007

Quality Engineer

Managed daily computer work, APQP, PPAP creation Level 3, including PSW, PFMEA, Flow Chart. Supplier Quality and Assessment, Created Inspection Instructions, validation, and Re-validation of both part and process, for Suppliers. Set up Quality Office in China hired and trained 4 quality associates.

Developed 4 PPAP packages for new products all accepted on first submission.

QUALIS AUTOMOTIVE, Hebron, KY 2003-2004

Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality

Managed 2 associates. Handled Supplier communications, PPAP, APQP, PSW, receiving inspection. Followed QS 9000 protocols & procedures.

Itemized and checked no less then fifteen dimensions on over four hundred different parts in nine months

Discovered product irregularity based on comparison of OES product vs. after-market issue, assisted in customer complaint resolution.

TOKICO (USA), Inc., Berea, KY 2001-2003 .

Quality Engineer

Managed 8 associates. Created Machine Check Sheets, Control Plans, Inprocess Worksheets. PPAP, APQP, PSW. QS 9000 protocols and procedures followed including SPC sheet chronology. Blue Print knowledge and reading,

Expanded job responsibilities to include OES process as well as Machining OEM processes.

Wrote up 8-D corrective action plans for issue resolution.

SKF USA Inc, Glasgow, KY 1995-2001

Quality Supervisor

Managed 16 associates. Implemented QS 9000 protocols and procedures.

Collis Inc., Elizabethtown, KY 1993-1995

Work Center Operator / Supervisor

Managed 4 associates and trained 8 to perform Resistance Welding Systems Operations, Production,

Quality Control, Gauging and Tolerance, Understanding and testing, Powder-Coating, Material handling, Personnel Training. First and only person to have a 100% acceptance on 5000-unit order.

Self-Employed, Commercial Waste Disposal, Cripple Creek, CO 1987-1993

UNITED STATES NAVY 1981-1987

Division Officer E-5: Honorable Discharge // Meritorious Unit Commendation // Battle 'E' Ribbon // First Award Navy Good Conduct // Top-secret Security Clearance // FIVE Letters of Commendation

Education

Graduate Colorado Technical College:

Bachelor of Science: Electronic Engineering Technology (E.E.T.).

Bachelor of Science: Telecommunications Engineering (T.C.).

Minor in Computer Engineering.

Naval Electronics School // Naval Cryptography School // Naval Damage Control, Fire Fighting School.

Skills

Personnel Training // Auto-CADD, CADD-Key, Pascal, Basic, Assembly, ADA, Lotus Notes, Coordinate Measuring Machine, Sterrit Optical Comparator

Awards / Achievements

ISO 9000 Team Member, during certification // QS 9000 Team Member, during certification // ISO 14001 Team Member, during certification // ASQ Member in Good standing 01/01/2000 // ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate // ASQ Certified Mechanical Inspector // ASQ Certified Quality Technician.



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