I am an entrepreneur with leadership experience in budgets, capital requests, new product development, finance, safety, quality engineering, regulatory compliance, supplier management, and laboratory management who is in search of a plant manager or director of quality position. PROCESS KNOWLEDGE Process knowledge: injection molding, thermoforming, heat sealing sonic welding, spin welding, heat sealing, metal fabrication, metal stamping, metal forging, powder metals, chemical formulating, epoxy coating, electronics
Graduated April 2007 (Deans List - 3.75 G.P.A)
Manager of Quality May 2010 to CurrentPlastics & Metal Fabrication － Rockford, IL
J.L. Clark is a leading provider of advanced innovative metal lithographic printing, fabrication, and rigid plastic containers
Developed personal relationships and rapport with fortune 500 companies such as Hershey, Merck, McCormick, Energizer, Duracell, Burt's Bees, and many others.
Responsible for leading and managing the quality systems for the Plastics facility and Fabrication division
Provided leadership for multiple shift facility, which includes in-process inspection, auditing, incoming material, and performance qualifications.
Responsible for the recertification of ISO9000 and AIB
Supervised five quality assurance personnel
Responsible for regulatory requirements such as U.S. FDA and European Union Food Contact, Toys EN-71, and U.S. Pharmacopoeia.
Quality Assurance Supervisor October 2007 to May 2010Catalent Pharma Solutions － Woodstock, IL
Catalent is a leading provider of advanced technologies and development, manufacturing and packaging services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer healthcare companies
Managed a multiple shift in-process inspection, auditing, incoming material quality assurance departments, systems and all activities.
Supervised nine quality assurance personnel; includes inspectors, auditors, leads and administration.
Responsible for twelve pharmaceutical packaging suits, product, manufacturing packaging instructions, material specifications, and batch record compliance for FDA regulations and applicable laws.
Developed, designed, and implemented new incoming quality assurance office with test facilities
Quality Assurance Supervisor March 2005 to October 2007UDL Laboratories － Rockford, IL
UDL is a worldwide leader in unit dose generic pharmaceutical packaging.
Managed multiple shift in-process quality assurance department, systems and activities.
Supervised 10 in-process quality assurance inspectors; includes lead and administration.
Responsible for pharmaceutical product and batch record compliance for FDA and DEA regulations and applicable laws.
Managed, justified, and implemented multiple quality improvement projects; Motorola two-way radio, Global Vision Proof-Reading system for labeling, and many shared MS Excel workbooks for Production.
Capital project research for on-line barcode verification systems, Oxford beta backscatter coating test system, de-blistering and de-bottling equipment
Developed and polished program for risk analysis; levels for defect classification and characteristics
Quality Assurance Engineer August 2001 to March 2005Everpure Inc － Northbrook, IL
Everpure is a worldwide manufacture of water filtration filters systems.
Managed multiple quality assurance departments, systems, and activities for Everpure Incorporated, a sixty-five million dollar multiple shift facility.
Supervised three quality assurance technicians and delegated PPAP, customer corrective actions, lab analysis, and various work assignments for three shifts
Responsible to implement and attain corporate parts per million (PPM) and cost of quality (COQ) goals
Integrated a paperless statistical process control systems for the can making operation
Assisted engineering to implement lean manufacturing, and assistance with multiple Kaizen events
Launched multiple process capability studies using Minitab statistical software
Trained quality assurance staff on testing, inspection, theory, and application of water treatment systems, filters, and materials
Assisted management to obtained certification from Federal Avionics Administration (FAA), National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), American National Standard of Institution (ANSI), and Water Quality Association (WQA)
Responsible for implementing International Standard (ISO9000-2000) certification by 2007
Successfully relocated and integrated incoming inspection, in-process, quality assurance and return goods department from Westmont, Illinois location to Culligan Northbrook, Illinois facility
Developed, designed, and implemented two new quality assurance test facilities; includes purchase of CMM, optical comparator, and other measurement/test equipment.
Quality Assurance Engineer August 1996 to May 2001Arnold Engineering － Marengo, IL
Arnold is a worldwide manufacture of magnetic materials.
Managed multiple quality assurance departments, systems, and activities for Arnold Engineering, a twenty-five million dollar multiple shift union factory.
Chaired committee for quality assurance, safety, and housekeeping
Developed and implemented, yearly quality assurance strategic plans for supplier quality assurance, factory process control, and factory training
Purchased, implemented, and trained three company divisions on Gainseeker, a real-time network statistical process control (SPC) software
Facilitated numerous quality improvement teams; one million dollar in cost savings
Created technical manuals for equipment and manufacturing processes
Assisted management to obtain government training grants from The Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs; forty thousand dollar cost savings
Taught quality assurance, production, and purchasing staff on Microsoft Windows software basics
Developed and taught magnetism training seminars for customers and manufacturing personnel, which include hands on laboratory experiments
Senior Reliability Technicians July 1993 to July 1996MDA Scientific Inc － Lincolnshire, IL
Promoted from Level I Technician in 1994
Developed, implemented and maintained life test facility for finished product and component substitutions
Quality Assurance Manager April 1988 to July 1993Hawk Electronics － Wheeling, IL
Promoted from Assembler/Inspector in 1989
Partnered with Motorola Management to successfully implement a Six Sigma program within all departments at Hawk Electronics
Supervised two quality assurance technicians
Assisted Company to be first supplier on a Motorola total customer satisfaction team, divisional silver medal finalist
Designed, developed, and implemented quality assurance electronic laboratory and inspection areas.
Master of Arts : Organizational LeadershipJudson University － Rockford, IL, USMaster of Arts, Organizational Leadership, Judson University (Rockford, IL) Graduated Date, August 2011 (3.67 G.P.A)
Bachelor of Arts : Management and LeadershipJudson College － Rockford, IL, USBachelor of Arts, Management and Leadership, Judson College (Rockford, IL) Graduated April 2007 (Deans List - 3.75 G.P.A) Certified Theology Study, Ministry Formation Program (Diocese of Rockford)
Doctor of Business Administration : Change ManagementWalden University － Minneapolis, MN, USDoctor of Business Administration, Change Management, Walden University (Minneapolis, MN) Expected graduation date August 2017 (3.50 G.P.A) Dissertation - Employee Engagement
Associates of Applied Science : Electronics EngineeringClinton Community College － Clinton, IA, USGraduated November 2003 Associates of Applied Science, Electronics Engineering, Clinton Community College (Clinton, IA) Eighty (80) credits completed toward degree
Certified Theology Study, Ministry Formation Program (Diocese of Rockford)
Knights of Columbus Officer for Council 4941- Pecatonica, Illinois