349 S. Matteson Street
Bronson, Mi. 49028-1512 Phone: 517-369-1130
cellular: 517-429-5228 e-mail: email@example.com
Tier One & Two, Automotive - Interior Trim (Sun Visors)
APQP/SQA Engineer - Corporate Engineering Dept. 8-26-1998 - 8-15-2001
Completed Launches: DaimlerChrysler PT-44 (Toluca Mexico), PG-44 (Graz Austria), GMT-360, GMX-130, and Saturn Innovate. Providing continuing customer support for the PT Cruiser, Toluca Mexico Assembly Plant and other International customers (Austria, China, etc.).
Contract - Nishikawa Standard (NISCO) - 324 Morrow St. Topeka, Indiana
Tier One Automotive. Ford, GM, Toyota, Nissan, Honda - EPDM Rubber extrusion / weather seals
APQP Quality Engineer - Corporate New Product Engineering Department
November 21, 1997 - August 20th, 1999
Hired on a Contract basis to trouble shoot Extrusion Line processes and establish process controls.
Accomplishments: Statistical analysis and DOE's on processes and raw material correlation's led to the discovery of a material parameter affecting process stability and product quality. This material characteristic is now considered critical and used to determine acceptability of raw material. Lead Internal Auditor for QS-9000 internal audit prior to Registrar's surveillance audit. Led 5 person Audit Team. After completion of project contract extended and was moved to opening in Corporate APQP Engineering - New Product Development
Major Customers: GM, Chrysler, Delphi brake divisions, Lear Seating, Excel Automotive, Whirlpool, G.E.
Extension and Torsion Springs, Four slide products, dual wire Hose clamps. 80% Automotive, Tier 1,2,3
Quality Assurance Manager - August 26, 1995 to November 13, 1997
GP-10 Accredited Lab Manager - Load, Tensile, Hardness, Fatigue Testing.
1996 - 70% Scrap reduction through implementation of scrap reporting and tracking system,
QS-9000 Registration, 0 PPM to GM and major downward trends in PPM's to all other customers while maintaining a "No Final Audit" - Quality at the source philosophy.
SPC training for 95% of work force. Including Management team completed.130 Level 3 PPAP's completed. Several Prototype (GP-11) submissions. Comparable numbers in 1997.
1997 - Continued 0 PPM and Major improvements in quality. Install new Larson and Carlson load testers, programming them for more efficient audits by operators and layout Technician. Install a Real Time SPC monitoring and gauging network on the shop floor in 4th Quarter. Maintain 0 PPM rejects with improvements in systems, poke-a-yoke, scrap and rework. Audit & work with material suppliers to improve incoming raw material quality.
Major Customers: Detroit Diesel, Dana Spicer Axle, Douglas Autotech, Competition Cams.
Machining: Centerless and Blanchard Grinding, Broaching, Thread Rolling, CNC Lathes and Mills, ACME Screw Machines, Assembly.
Assistant Quality Control Manager - September 1990 - August 1995
Met Lab Manager - Micro Hardness Testing, Plating Thickness, Mag Particle inspection (Level 2 certification).
Production Supervisor, Q.C. Technician, Setup, Machine operator - March 1976 - August 1989
Started in the Aluminum Die Casting Department as a machine operator, promoted to setup, then Group Leader. Transferred to Injection Molding Dept. as Group leader. Lateral Promotion to Q.C. Technician (supervisor training program) 1981. 1982 - Production supervisor of Parts finishing (deburring) improving efficiency from 50% to 100% + in first 3 months, maintaining 100% efficiency through 11/2 years in dept.
Supervisor of 2nd & 3rd shifts (30-60 personnel) all depts. machine shop, die casting, Automatic Screw Machines, Tool Room, Q.C., Maintenance, assisted with start up of CNC Machining Department.
*See page 3 for a listing of various process and quality related experience.
Machine Setup, process and die trouble shooting, die maintenance, Vibro Deburring,
Chromate conversion coating line, precision sanding processes (Flatness within .001")
50-650 Ton Machines
Mold repair and maintenance, machine setup and trouble shooting,
compression molding, rubber extrusion and materials testing.
Machining (Ferrous and Non ferrous materials):
Tool Room Equipment, CNC Programming,
Drill, Tap, CNC Lathes, CNC Machining centers
Automatic Screw machines: ACME 6 spindles, Davenport 5 spindles, Index B-60 & C29's Browne and Sharp single spindles. Vertical and Horizontal Broaching, Thread Rolling, Gear cutting / Hobbing,
Centerless Grinding, Between Center Grinding, Blanchard Grinding,
Light Stamping / Forming - Four Slide and Multislides, Wire forming, Spring making
Deburring - manual, Roto Finish-Ball Burnishing, Ceramic Vibratory, Electro-chemical, Thermal.
Flat Lapping (within 0-3 light bands) Vapor Degreasing, Dip and Spin Paint systems, Electro Plating, Anodizing, Phosphate Coatings, Thermal setting resin - aluminum casting impregnation system
Silicone application on Rubber extrusion - wipe, spray - robotic.
Assembly - Line, sub-assemblies, service kit building, complete air cylinder assembly.
Cryogenic / Heat Shrink fits, Presses
Additional: Michigan State Certified- Fire Fighter I & II, EMT