Results-focused management professional offering over 20 years of progressive and cross-functional leadership experience. Transforms high-potential staff into outstanding leaders who demonstrate the creativity and savvy that is critical to financial and operational success.
Complex problem solving
Quality System Management
ISO9001:2008, NADCAP, API
Root Cause Corrective Action
Introduced RCCA program resulting in 99.98% external acceptance rating qualifying organization for quarterly bonus (a first time achievement for Tulsa Facility).
Created new Quality Management Procedures reacquiring ISO9001/AS9100 accreditation in less than nine months time.
Emerson Process ManagementAugust 2014 to November 2014Supplier Development Engineer (Contract) Tulsa, OK
Identified strategic partnerships and gathered supplier quality information to gain a competitive advantage.
Designed supplier evaluation & selection criteria.
Performed on-site supplier audits.
Developed commodity management program.
LMI AerospaceAugust 2013 to June 2014Manager Tulsa, OK
Duel reporting to General Manager & Corporate Executive Director of Quality having sole responsibility for a team of four Quality Engineers, one Quality Technician and seven Quality Inspectors in the chemical processing and finishing of metal in the aviation industry.
Led the organization through NADCAP Audit in Chemical Processing achieving 18 Month Merit decreasing the frequency from 12 month.
Introduced Visual System Management for process control coupons resulting in on time testing.
Established process flow system for conformity inspections reducing takt time from five flow days to 2 flow days.
Honeywell InternationalNovember 2012 to June 2013SR. Management - Quality Control & Assurance Olathe, KS
Senior Leadership position in Aviation Electronics manufacturing industry reporting to Senior General Manager and Corporate Quality Director having direct oversight of the resident's Quality Control & Assurance Organization.
Improved site's "Parts Per Million (PPM)" quality score from 14000PPM to 5400PPM with aggressive containment and identification of systemic failure modes to be performed within 48 hours.
Improved Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) responsiveness by reducing average response times from 94 days to less than 30 days and implementing corrective action within 90 days.
Integrated Cause Chain Analysis, 5-Why, 8D and scoring tools into root cause analysis and preventative action standard work resulting in approaching systemic corrections and quality improvements.
Enhanced Supplier Quality Control program with the introduction of Quality Improvement Plans (QIP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and alignment of acceptance criteria.
Aircraft Systems DivisionJuly 2012 to November 2012Management - Quality Control Tulsa, OK
Establishment of Quality Management System for new aerospace organization to achieve FAA Part Manufacturing Authority of new Supplemental Type Certificate products.
Transcribed Quality System documentation of processes, standard work, forms in compliance to mandatory records requirements.
Developed supplier control processes and selection criteria.
Configuration validation and management of conformity test articles during Qualification Testing.
Establish Quality Managements System compliant to ISO9001:2008/AS9100C and FAA Part 21 requirements.
Selected and approved supply base for purchased components in accordance with company policy.
Performed product conformity and first article inspections utilizing AS9102 standard.
Kaman CompositesJanuary 2006 to January 2010Program Manager Wichita, KS
Conceptualized and facilitated lean transformation within the composite manufacturing organization defining training curriculum, realignment initiatives, productivity improvements, standard work and cost reduction programs.
Coached and provided guidance of best practices in 5S initiatives, value stream road mapping and work cell layouts.
Established performance indicators and operating goals that consistently improved product output, quality and customer satisfaction.
Deployed Quality Action Teams integrating RCCA techniques reducing controllable cost of poor quality by 8% resulting in $93K monthly cost avoidance in the first four weeks of implementation.
Integrated SPC techniques improving process capability from 0.93 to 1.43 within six weeks surpassing the anticipated benchmark of 1.33.
Institutionalized Product Realization Process standardizing new product/process introduction, project management and presentation format to peers, executive management and customers.
Reformed Quality Management System achieving reaccreditation of AS9100B/ISO9001 and NADCAP in Composites.
Pioneered "360 Trustee Team" launching SQDEC (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Employee, and Cost) and Kaizen boards to work centers and supporting departments.
Obtained state educational funding in excessive of $30K for Lean Transformation and English Second Language training in the workplace.
Assembled cross-functional team to define scope, schedule and resources for program.
Scheduled tasks and monitored program progress ensuring tasks were performed to target milestones and budget.
Performed risk analysis, mitigated constraints, championed conflict resolution and defined action plans to achieve customer satisfaction and on time delivery expectations.
Reviewed design engineering and negotiated contract pricing with the customer.
Authored and delivered business reviews at executive levels internal and external to the company.
Scheduled and coordinated $1.1M Boeing 767 Tanker interior program achieving 95% on-time delivery to end customer.
Slashed production costs by 25% through streamlining production processes integrating point of use inventory, development of Poke-Yoke tools, and establishment of Kan-ban signals and implementation of Visual Workplace.
Reviewed and integrated new customer engineering to production systematically without jeopardizing production rates.
Special Mission Aircraft
Raytheon AircraftJanuary 1990 to January 2006Project Engineer Wichita, KS
Functional authority for directing, coordinating, planning and completion of engineering projects for Special Mission Engineering team.
Organized and assigned project staff according to project requirements.
Performed technical studies, product design and testing reviews, and certification plan approvals.
Reviewed and approved product design changes for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and regulatory agencies.
Directed integration of technical activities and products.
Controlled expenditures within limitations of project budget.
Company representative for two fleets of Special Mission aircraft operated by the United Kingdom Royal Air Force & Ministry of Defense delivering bi-annual program reviews to high-ranking military officials, post design services including spare part replacements, repair design, modification upgrades and technical manual services.
Received letter of recognition from Air Chief Marshal for exemplary customer support performance.
Managed Design Services for production support, in-service support and modification upgrades for two fleets of Special Mission jets operated by the Japan Air Self Defense Force reducing PCR backlog by 35% the first 90 days.
Compiled, verified and presented technical modifications of aircraft to Japan Air Self Defense customer during aircraft delivery.
Frequently traveled domestically & internationally to suppliers and customers providing technical and testing support.
Gunnebo JohnsonNovember 2014 to March 2015Quality System Management Tulsa, OK
Re-established Quality Management System procedures.
Developed Supplier Control & Management process.
Introduced Ultra Sonic NDT inspection capability to organization.
Performed Quality System gap analysis to ISO9001:2008 & API requirements.