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Quality Manager (208255) Automotive / Machining / Metal Mfg / Molding / Forging

Q. Are you struggling with high scrap costs? Problems with on-time PPAPs? IATF Certification? Rework costs? Then you know and understand the real cost of a poor quality program$$$$$

A. You need a Quality Manager who can lead from the front, get systems in place and stay in front of the challenges. Well, guess what?!!! WE GOT A GUY!

  • Transitioned company to IATF 16949 compliance within 4 months
  • Obtained IATF 16949 Certification with 0 Major Non-Conformances
  • Authored IATF 16949 Quality Manual, Supplier Quality Manager, and Procedures
  • Manage Quality Engineers (100% on-time corrective action submissions and 100% on-time PPAP submissions)
  • Developed and facilitate scrap reduction program meetings (reduced scrap by 48% from FY2018)
  • Negotiate PPM and delivery scores (0 product above customer ppm target)
  • Responsible for supporting OEM automotive customers, including part failure analysis, containment, and traceability.
  • Manage all aspects of new product (PPAP) development and launches.
  • Supervise Quality Technicians and Engineers.
  • Reduced scrap from $87,266 in the 2012 2nd quarter to $58,333 in the 2013 1st quarter through scrap reduction objectives. 
  • Reduced sorting cost by 25% from the previous year ($100,000 to less than $75,000)
  • Improved supplier performance from 840 PPM to 22 PPM.
  • Implemented 5S program for the Quality Department and will implement it plant-wide.
  • Implemented production audit program reducing non-conformances 20% for all departments.
  • Responsible for the new product (PPAP) launches for Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Ford, and Unisia.
  • Evaluated and reduced cycle times in machining areas (improved cycle times by 25%).
  • Automotive OEMs
  • Machining Operations
  • Molding Operations
  • Metal Manufacturing
  • Assembly Operations
  • Powdered Metal
  • Machining Operations
  • Heat Treat Operations
  • Cold Forging Operations
  • Rolling Operations
  • Coating Operations


  • Bachelor of Science in Management  Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, IN      

Skills and Achievements             

  • Assisted Japanese parent company in developing QS9000 compliant forms and procedures and completing PPAPs.
  • Received Company Presidential Award in recognition for extraordinary efforts.  
  • Received Indiana State Quality Improvement Award.