Effective verbal and written communication skills
*Organizational, leadership and team building skills
*Competent Web research, records management, computer software
*Detail minded with problem solving and trouble shooting skills, warranty and production defect research
*Ability to implement processes and maintain process control, control plans and PFMEAs
*Accurate use of measurement tools including but not limited to faro arm, Zeiss, calipers, tape measure, bore gauges, thread gauges
*Developed specifications, procedures, and policies per ISO standards
*Six years of Leadership and Management experience
*Strengthened planning and implementation skills
*Six Sigma Greenbelt trained
*Internal and External Auditing
*Proficient Root Cause Analysis with tools such as but not limited to Pokayolks , 5 Whys
*Work extensively with Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project
*Patent Held #8602137
*Understanding in hydraulics function, Plastic forming processes
*Statistical and Accounting course work
*Strategic Management course work
Initiative to work independently
Quality assurance authority
Initiative to work independently
Supplier Quality Engineer01/2016 to CurrentAGCO Jackson OperationsJackson, MN
Evaluate Vendor/ Supplier PPAPs- Control Plans, PFMEA, Process Flow Diagrams, ISIR, PSW, Testing Requirements.
Evaluate and track PPM.
Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to AGCO standards.
Maintain successfully relationships with over 250 suppliers.
Report Suppliers performance to AGCO management with progress reports including but not limited to trip reports, Action Plans, CARs, PARs, NCRs, PPM, 3SPs,8Ds, new business hold escalation process.
Analyze supplier defects assign Corrective action if needed.
Perform external Supplier audits and Supplier Readiness Audit to prequalify suppliers.
Maintain Supplier maintence calls.
Lead in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.
Work with suppliers to continuously improve processes, packaging, and understanding of requirements.
Promote the use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and continuous improvement techniques to reduce variability in manufacturing processes.
Track Non Conformances through (MRB) process.
Quality New Product Introduction Lead01/2012 to 01/2015AGCO Jackson OperationsJackson, MN
Responsible for Quality on New Product Introduction.
Developed Quality Plans - Quality Targets, Quality Requirements, Quality Voice of Customers, Quality Product Audits, Quality Targets for Production, Quality Launch Team schedules, Quality Testing for Production, APQP, Quality Technical Reviews.
Responsible for developing and maintaining Quality Budgets per Project Capex and OPex.
Responsible for managing Project Timeline in Microsoft Project.
Worked with Supplier Quality Engineers to determine requirements for PPAP levels for suppliers on projects based on PPM, NCR, and supplier history, risk assessment.
Reported and tracked status of PPAPs for projects developed mitigation plans.
Conducted Cross functional audits on final production units prior to shipment and production release.
Participated in Design reviews and DFEMAs and Led PFMEAs.
Developed an NPI order process for Supplier Quality to order PPAPs for projects.
Worked with Manufacturing Engineering to determine best practices for manufacturability for future projects.
Led design reviews per project.
QUALITY ENGINEER Manager01/2007 to 01/2013AGCO Jackson OperationsJackson, MN
Performed AGCO internal process audits.
Performed external Supplier audits.
Created and maintained online Pre delivery Inspection data base and responsible to launch to global dealer network.
Worked with dealer service network to understand and resolve quality/warranty issues.
Created and maintained online Quality Management System data base coordinated launch and administered training for production.
Developed, maintained and reported on early warranty claims.
Performed dealer performance audits on warranty issues and dealer processes.
Preformed Warranty Analysis rejected or assigned action based on failure and tracked trends.
Led and facilitated early hour warranty team reducing major warranty claims.
Created Visual training boards for production based on warranty issues.
Used to develop standard work.
Led cross functional meetings with all departments and outside suppliers.
Initiated and coordinated and tracked Emergency Change Orders.
Work efficiently with work instructions and blueprints, advanced GD & T.
Supervised Quality Lab to ensure reduction in nonconforming manufactured components.
Worked with Design to make improvement to current released components and New product development products.
Extensive experience defining nonconformities, corrective actions and deficiencies to document, to communicate and make improvements.
Ensured compliance to ISO standards.
Originated written and oral correspondence with vendors and dealers.
Coordinated project tasks with all departments to ensure goals and requirements were met.
ISO Coordinator ensured compliance to ISO standards.
Developed Audit ISO audit Internal Audit schedule.
Led Internal and External ISO audits.
Responsible for ISO Document Control.
Participated in all ISO Registar Audits.
Responsible for Corrective Action Process tracking, updating, and reporting.
ECO PROCESSOR01/2004 to 01/2007AGCO Jackson OperationsJackson, MN
Established Engineering Change Order processing skills.
Initiated Change Requests and deviations based on prints and design models.
Work extensively with Adobe Illustrator, ProE, design models.
Responsible for internal decision on purchase vs.
Led and initiated communication with Quality, Planning, Design Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering.
Established understanding of manufacturing process.
Developed Work Instructions for production workers and administered training on usage.
Education and Training
B.A: Business Management2005Buena Vista UniversityStorm Lake, IABusiness Management
Southwest UniversityMarshall, MNIn process of completing MBA program
Adobe Illustrator, blueprints, Budgets, oral, continuous improvement, data base, delivery, functional, Inspection, Internal Audit, ISO, managing, manufacturing process, manufacturing processes, MBA, meetings, Microsoft Project, network, New product development, packaging, processes, improve processes, progress, Quality, Quality Management, reporting, risk assessment, SPC, Statistical Process Control, supplier management, written