|Desired Industry: Manufacturing
|Desired Job Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
||Date Posted: 8/1/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 9/1/12
|Desired Wage: 50000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
I am seeking a Quality Engineering position. I have
ten years of experience in manufacturing Quality
Control/Quality Assurance and tracking gauges. I
am skilled with ISO 9001/TS16949 and AIAG
requirements, and have excellent mathematical,
statistical, laboratory and computer skills.
November 2008 – January 2012
Tengam Engineering | Otsego, MI
Injection molded bonded NdFeB magnets and
Secured initial TS16949 registration, working with
Maintained Quality Manual and conformance to
Calibrated gauges and stored data in GAGEtrak
Maintained calibration traceability to ISO17025.
Developed Poke-Yoke gauges for production.
Traveled to customer sites to establish accurate and
repeatable measurement methods of a critical
Analyzed statistical data, including capability
studies and Gauge R&R studies using ANOVA on
Used data analysis and DOE to reduce variation in
new production parts.
Performed Run at Rate studies for new production.
Worked with customers on AutoCAD blueprint
development and establishment of critical
dimensional characteristics. Ten years of
experience with Geometric Dimensioning and
Wrote control plans, PFMEAs, process flowcharts,
work instructions and maintained document system
change management and traceability.
Developed quality alerts, containment instructions
with visual aids along with boundary samples for
Wrote complete PPAPs for customers and approved
PPAPs from suppliers.
Performed 8D corrective action responses,
identifying root causes and correcting them, and
updated PFMEAs as lessons learned.
Registered parts and components on IMDS and
helped train suppliers do so as well.
Performed internal quality audits, and facilitated
external ISO9001/TS16949 audits and audits from
international automotive customers.
Verified parts and ingredients met European REACH
Supervised Quality Inspectors, and quality of
shipped and received product and quality training
Helped develop 5S methods throughout the
organization with cross-functional teams.
Drove continuous improvement and led
management review meetings.
Communicated with customers and suppliers
July 2001 – November 2008
Precision Polymer Manufacturing | Kalamazoo, MI
Injection molded plastic components and
assemblies for automotive, medical, and military
Analyzed statistical data, such as dimensional Cpk
Wrote PPAPs for Tier One customers, including
suppliers to Chrysler, Ford, GM and Honda.
Used calipers, micrometers, height gauges, optical
comparators, and tensile testers to measure parts
Performed 8D corrective action responses.
Helped perform internal quality audits.
Carried out in-process inspection and final
inspection of product.
Supervised seven Quality Inspectors and Final
Provided data for external ISO9001 audits.
Wrote control plans, work instructions, quality
alerts with visual aids and other documents.
Provided data for management review meetings.
Used Microsoft Word, Excel, and Minitab daily.
1998 – 2001
Wells Aluminum Inc. | Kalamazoo, MI
Aluminum extrusions and assemblies for
automotive, military, office furniture, &
Performed TIG and MIG welding of aluminum and
steel. Inspected with calipers, micrometers, and
height gauges. Collected data for SPC using Xbar
and R charts. Performed destructive and
nondestructive weld inspection.
Mathematics and Statistics Tutor
1991 – 1998
Kalamazoo Valley Community College | Kalamazoo,
Tutored many levels of college math and statistics.
Provided focused tutoring for special needs
September 1986 - February 2012
Western Michigan University | Kalamazoo, MI
Mathematics and statistics classes taken over a
number of years: Regression Analysis,
Nonparametric Statistical Analysis, Calculus, and
Regression, time series and capability analysis.
ANOVA and Gage R&R. ISO9001/TS16949. AIAG PPAP,
DOE and 8D corrective action response. APQP and
continuous improvement. IMDS registration.
Available upon request.
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