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Confidential Senior Quality Engineer (25805) CQE, CQA, VDA6.3 Auditor, Masters ME, Automotive

Senior Quality Engineer with 20+ years of manufacturing experience that includes CNC Machining, Foundry, Forgings, and Casting operations. He has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Is a CQE Certified Quality Engineer, ied Quality Auditor. He has supported operations manufacturing machined parts for multiple industries including automotive and medical.

His skills, machining, foundry, and forging knowledge make him a desirable candidate for any manufacturing team! He is a passive candidate who is currently employed with a Foundry manufacturing automotive components. He can hit the floor running given his casting, forging, and machining knowledge and experience! His VDA 6 .3 experience could help with a German OEM business that you might have or pursue. His notable experience includes:

• Conducted effective internal audits based on IATF16949 or VDA 6.3 clauses, Customer Requirements, and all internal controlled document processes.
• Joined in the development and improvement of manufacturing processes for new products.
• Directed internal audits addressing ISO clauses, Customer Requirements, and all internal controlled document processes.
• Interfaced with suppliers for process standardizations.
• Led the resolution of quality issues related to non-conformance reports, customer complaints, regulatory actions.
• Standardized operations by using Value Stream Mapping VSM Methodology
• Wrote and implemented a company-wide quality system.
• Employed real-time SPC and process validation techniques.
• Worked closely with our stamping and forging vendors to improve processes and reduce costs.
• Worked closely with all departments to resolve internal and supplier quality problems and streamline all processes utilizing CAPA, FMEA, and SPC
• Created and implemented company quality systems.
• Wrote and implemented ISO 9001 quality, ISO 13485 and ISO 14000 Environmental management standards and TS 16949 based quality system to certification.
• Training of internal auditors on auditing techniques. Leading Advanced Products Quality Planning (APQP) team in reviewing and planning production and control of new & revised products. Leading the company to certification.
• Established computerized SPC using Gage Talker Syms software.
• Training the trainer on proper and effective usage of quality tools for the team’s process improvement activities.
• Led and trained internal auditors for system audits. Trained in QS/ISO 9000 documentation and Implementation by both Perry Johnson and Quality Technology Corps.
• Coordination of training activities of 300+ employees.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
• Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering


• CQA Certified Quality Auditor
• ASQ Certified Quality Engineer CQE

• VDA 6.3 Certified Auditor (German Quality Standard – Passing the VDA 6.3 audit allows your company to become a potential supplier to German automakers.)
• Lean Manufacturing, and process improvement OSHA 30-Hour Construction Training Program
• OHSA, License 300-23479112
• OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety and Health Training
• OSHA, License 16-701080762


CNC Machining, casting
• OEM Manufacturing
• Tier 1 Supplier / Tier 2 Supplier
• Hi Volume CNC Machining Operations
• Foundry Operations
• Forging Operations
• 5+ years in Aluminum and Zinc casting experience
• Casting Operations
• Working With Cast Parts

• Vendor Offsite Supplier Quality
• Supplier Validation / Qualification
• Using Quality Database Systems
• Process Control Quality Experience
• Creating SOP Training
• Quality Management Experience
• Performing Internal Quality system audits
• Gage R&R
• Performing External Quality system audits
• Total Quality Management (TQM)
• Setting Up Quality Systems from Scratch
• ISIR Submissions
• Statistical Investigations
• Investigating Customer Complaints
• Analyzing Production Limitations
• Statistical Process Control (SPC)
• DOE Design of Experiments
• 5S / 6S
• 8D
• Troubleshooting Root Cause
• Implementing Corrective Actions

• AS9100
• ISO9001
• IATF16949 / TS16949

• ISO Auditing
• Performing TS Audits
• Leading Kaizen Events
• New Process Development
• Designing Process Improvement Trials
• Generating Process Control Charts
• Product Reject / Defect Investigations
• Reducing Scrap
• First Article Inspection FAI
• PPM Reduction