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Engineer Quality Control

Toronto, ON, M2N 6Z8, Canada
August 29, 2012

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daniel syrus


Phone 519-***-**** E-mail:

Accomplished professional with an impressive career in supervising unionized/non unionized team members. Performed in various positions such as Packaging Engineer, Floor Supervisor, Team Leader and Maintenance Coordinator. Diversified background features member of health and safety committee, strong advocate of Kaizen (Constant Improvement) Committee and was an organizer/member for over 9+ years. Member of Canadian Reserved Army (7th Regiment Toronto) RCA. Area of expertise:

Supervision in unionized environment

Engineering design using Visio

Quality System /ISO, PM procedure

Design and conduct time studies

Product Cost Accounting/Estimating

MRP System, CMMS system

KPI, Six Sigma, 5S,Muda


Transfreight Inc., General Motors of Canada (GM) CAMI Automotive Assembly, Ingersoll, ON (2003-2011)

Packaging Engineer (2007-2011)

Part of an Engineering team who designed/update GM packaging system

Maintained packaging database to ensure current and accurate development and information

Designed and implemented status, manually received data and entered accurately

Followed up on packaging implementation and development issues

Ensured packaging suppliers are meeting deadlines and packaging approval requests are dealt with

Suggested countermeasures for items not meeting project deadlines

Set up and maintained packaging maintenance program and trouble shot packaging supply issues

Gather information to support container purchase quantity decision

Floor Supervisor (2004-2007)

Supervised unionized team members. Part of negotiating bargaining team with union, dealt with every day team member issues, grievance etc. Present KPIs on weekly meeting with managers. Managed curriculum and trained team leaders keeping up to date.

Direct supervision of team leaders, designed and conducted time study for KPI weekly review

Worked closely with Safety and Compliance Committee in pursuit of a safe working environment insuring compliance with company and government safety policies

Directly involved in new plant design on two new GM launches at CAMI Plant

Maintenance Coordinator (2003-2004)

Coordinated with appropriate organizations and outside contractor to ensure accurate current information available and documented as part of the performance of PM procedure using CMMS

Coordinated with other supervisors, managers and employees at all levels to ensure commonality of purpose and direction

Interfaced with Engineering department on additions, deletion of modification to PM procedure as changes to plant configuration dictate

Monitored and analyzed PM reports, work orders and technician feedback to optimize effective and efficient PM procedures, planning and scheduling

Organized scheduling specialized training or seminars to enhance the overall ability of the department to perform in a sound technical and professional manner

Coordinated between shifts and acted as the central point of contact for mechanical/electrical PM issues

Ensured PM activities were consistently and concisely documented

Initiated and distributed PM status reports to assist in the prioritization of resources, personnel and toxic entry time

Coordinated all facility mechanical and electrical preventive maintenance activities

Planned scheduling of mechanical and electrical PM’s, placed emphasis on organizing efficient utilization of entrant time

Maintained all plans, procedures, SOP’s and all other documentation necessary for safe and proper performance of PM activities

General Motor (GM Defense Plant) London, ON (2002 -2003)

Performed as quality control Engineer, focusing on FAV/LAV Armor vehicle.

Removed defective items from production, designating reason for removal

Inspected production material as assigned for defects as trained

Reported defects to the appropriate manager

Performed internal QA audits that are compliant with corporate policies, practices and procedures

Supported new product development and continuous improvement by integrating quality control tools (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma) in to processes

Complied with company QA program for monitoring supplier quality, including audits, control and other qualifiers; determined repair assignment and list defective parts

Repaired any mechanical and electrical problems

Used Excel for entering data for various projects such as quality assurance reports; prepared quality control and deficiency sheets

Attended meetings to maintain current on required policies


Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Fanshawe College, London, ON (1999-2002)

Civil Engineer, (completed 2 years), University Of Western Ontario, London, ON (1997-1999)

Bachelor of Science in Educational Science, University Of Mashad, Persia (1983-1987)

Additional experience:

Completion of Fundamental Of Supervisory Management training, Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance on Kaizen Committee, Certificate of completed training on Fire Equipment, Computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word Perfect, Internet, CMMS software, Computer Aided drawing CAD, Auto CAD, Solid work, Power Point and Visio. Certified First Aid, Forklift licensed, member of health and safety Committee for 9 years, some experience in engineering sales.

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