Results-oriented Quality leader adept at creating and implementing quality strategy and supervising inspections to foster conformance to company quality standards. Strong aptitude for identifying risks and implementing actionable initiatives to improve quality.
Project Management Certification (P.M.P) Exam Prep 2021
Agile/Scrum Master Certification
Lean Manufacturing Certification
Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ) Training
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Certified Quality Auditor (ASQ CQA)
Supply Chain Certification
SAP Materials Management
Sales Force Certified Administrator
Founded Flathead Organics, an organic co-op focused on providing high-quality herbs and vegetables to individuals and businesses throughout northwest Montana.
Established a loyal customer base with 98% retention and client satisfaction as one of the largest co-op farms in the State of Montana.
Cultivated and maintained strong industry relationships and customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
Promoted company public profile by delivering speeches, writing articles and presenting at industry conferences as the public face of the organization.
Featured in numerous publications locally.
Delivered continuous process improvements leading to increasing profit margins and sale of the company in 2019.
Led project management consulting, gap analysis, and project office implementation activities.
Interviewed employees to determine processes, challenges, and areas for improvement.
Lead teams to implement large-scale projects, delivering projects on time and under budget.
Prepared executive level presentations and cultivated client relationships.
Analyzed client business needs and delivered solutions. Advised clients on business reengineering strategies and process improvements
Achieved overall audit compliance over 85% by establishing a comprehensive audit process for all delivery areas
Introduced General Motors first cross-functional engineering implementation team consisting of purchasing, manufacturing, production scheduling, specifications, and quality. The "first to car" approach resulted in cost savings, quality and safety improvements.
Streamlined the development of General Motors Change Management System by reducing engineering release approval time from an average of sixty-two days down to twelve days with annual savings of over ten million dollars.
Implemented a new engineering release system to accommodate cross-functional teams in engineering, manufacturing, production scheduling and control, purchasing, and design with over 75,000 users and 80 manufacturing plants worldwide
Led projects with cross functions teams for all phases of release from experimental and development to prototype and production
Achieved a flawless transition by leading a team of twenty people by updating over 400,000 records in the bill of material (BOM) to assist production scheduling integration flow
Led the enhancement of electronic approval for all engineering releases to streamline implementation from days to minutes
Successfully re-engineered the entire Saturn Corporation BOM (bill of material) with assemblies and components into General Motors release system for company transition
Created the ability to measure engineering release metrics and identify roadblocks and bottlenecks for quicker implementation resulting in cost savings and quality improvement gains
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