Quality Engineering, Testing & Calibrating, Metrology, Casting Manufacturing Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering, Thomas Nelson Community College (continuing)

Over 20 years experience in quality engineering, metrology, and environmental lab functions in the automotive, aerospace and investment casting manufacturing industries with special skills in quality engineering, testing and validation. A confident, resourceful, and results oriented individual who effectively performs multiple tasks simultaneously and encourages team members. Demonstrated skills and strengths include:

  • Dimensional Inspection Calibration CMM Programming
  • GD&T Applications Statistical Process Control Blueprint Interpretation
  • Department Management Personnel Staffing Performance Appraisals
  • Fixture and Gauge Design Validation
  • Testing New Product Launches
  • Gauge R&R Gauge Surveillance Problem Solving

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Providing expertise in engineering, metrology and environmental lab functions to a wide variety of clients.
Quality Engineer, a major composites company
Support the Quality Manager in maintaining the quality management system. Perform quality engineering functions for multiple programs including Raytheon and Pratt and Whitney customers to ensure all product specific specifications and requirements are met.
Responsible for FAI submissions and dimensional accuracy of inspection plans utilizing CMM programs, and machine tool interfacing inspection systems.
Provide reporting of defects, MRB activities, and other quality metrics to upper management and workforce.
Provide technical support and training to subordinate quality staff.
Work closely with engineering and manufacturing departments to ensure corrective actions and root cause analysis are effective and addressed as required.
Also responsible for internal calibration program and outsourcing of calibration as required, along with tool recall system for all in-house products.
Conduct internal audits as well as support AS9100, ISO 9001 and customer external audits
Technical Support Specialist, Raytheon Technical Services Company
Responsible for overall quality in several manufacturing areas, including dimensional, electro-mechanical testing, paint systems and soldering / cable operations throughout various product lines. Assist in internal auditing to ISO 9001 /2008 standards and responsible for maintaining NAVSEA QP-3 paint certification.
Service Engineer, Hommel-Etamic America Corp.
(Covering Southeastern Region)
Responsibilities included the installation, repair, maintenance, and overall operation of precision electro-mechanical gauging systems. Position required excellent communication and customer service skills and exceptional attention to detail. Work was performed at customer sites without supervision.
This included program development for gauging solutions as well as computer repair and mechanical troubleshooting.
Responsible for root cause analysis for gauging operational issues and measurement correlations, as well as training of personnel for operation and preventive maintenance.
All inspections performed to ISO standards in accordance with quality system.
Measurements Lab Supervisor, Siemens VDO, Newport News, VA
Responsibilities included the management of the measurements lab within a tier one automotive supplier, producing fuel injectors, rails and regulators. Activities included the supervision of lab personnel and plant wide measurement support. This involved providing a twenty-four seven operation and included all calibration, production gauging, and measurement support plant wide. Lab performed measurements to sub-micron level and maintained TS-16949 registration, along with ISO 17025 branch certification.
Provided measurement support for root cause analysis, PPAP, first article inspections, and supplier correlation studies.
Developed, maintained, and supported systems to ensure quality of product audits, process capabilities, and annual layouts as required by TS-16949 and customer specific requirements.
Measurements performed included form, position and size; utilizing form testers, surface profilometers, coordinate measuring machines, optical comparators, and vision machines.
Calibration database included over 2000 gauges, including MSA requirements.
Closely intervened with customer engineering and quality departments to develop new products, implement engineering changes, and continuous improvement activities.
Sr. Quality Engineer / Supervisor,Federal-Mogul Corporation, Hampton VA
(Manufacturer of Automotive Lighting Products)
Managed the metrology department and supervised staff for a tier one manufacture of automotive exterior lighting products. Managed a direct span of four quality technicians and two quality specialists covering a continuous operation, as well as supporting three additional out-of -state plants.
Managed and maintained gauge surveillance databases for calibration and annual validation for two manufacturing facilities. This included full service support for plant floor.
Provided support and verified conformance of CMM programming and product validation.
Ensured conformance to QS-9000 / ISO9001 standards.
Used statistical process control to improve quality and increase throughput.
Developed and implemented subordinate training program and effectiveness.
Closely intervened with design engineering and customer to develop and implement appropriate GD&T and tolerancing applications.
Layout Technician / Programmer, Federal-Mogul Lighting Products
Provided metrology services to ensure continuous operation of manufacturing facility, while maintaining calibration and annual conformance requirements.
CMM Programmer for two manufacturing facilities including production, research and development and customer requests.
Calibration Coordinator for over 500 internally used gauges and metrology tools.
Provided dimensional inspection validation for new tooling and fixtures.
Provided manufacturing support for root cause analysis and customer returns.
Layout Supervisor, Howmet Corporation, Hampton VA
(Investment Casting Manufacturer)
Supervised a total of six layout technicians for an investment casting facility. Provided support for all manufacturing cells, including complete metrology services and
preventative maintenance of gauging equipment.

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