Results-focused Quality Manager successful at leading cross-functional teams. Always ready to accept new challenges in increasing productivity while reducing cost. Dedicated individual who possesses the ability to take charge and provide back-up support at apt moments. A proven track record of career progression, evident by the increasing levels of responsibility within a manufacturing organization.
Direct and monitor overall quality of the plant with an increased focus on plant operational efficiency. Develop and execute training programs for operators, supervisors and managers on new SOPs and STMs while aligning plant's QMS with Corporate QMS. Provide process knowledge for PSM/PHA/DSR/PSSR review. Lead incident investigations to determine root cause and derive appropriate CAPA.
Serve as Project Sponsor for new projects being implemented into plant that increase capacity and efficiency
Development of Capital Expenditure Authorization Request (CEAR)
Approve new raw materials or raw material vendors for use in plant operations
Plant SME for Frontline Data Solutions Management of Change (MOC) program
Act as interim Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Lead global EHS initiatives at local level
Manage Quality and EHS budgets, $10K and $400K respectively
Develop roles and responsibilities for new positions
Lead the selection processes for new hires
Develop and troubleshoot test methods for customers
Led plant ISO quality program through several surveillance audits and two recertification audits without any minor or major CAR. Utilized SPC/SQC data for quality improvement and product consistency with emphasis on cycle reduction in a batch process. Revitalized interplant/corporate lines of communication for best practices.
Worked closely with Corporate Technical Department in formulation and process changes
Led new product introduction, quality initiative, management review and plant quality meetings
Led other Reichhold plants' Technical Managers in product transfer and startup
Aided corporate and local engineering with designing and implementation of new projects
Production Manager substitute for weeks at a time
Assisted Customer Account Specialists and Sales Managers provide technical guidance to customer
Collaborated with Finance Department to eliminate production order variances totaling to $500K annually
Led and coordinated 5S implementation
Yokogawa DCS troublshooting
Reactor operator that charged and processed products according to formulated batch ticket procedures utilizing Yokogawa Distributed Control Systems. Worked safely in compliance with company policy. Supported plant EHS and maintenance in the role of utility person.
Executed standard test methods for quality control of in-process and completed batches
Participated in new product review meetings
Worked with Technical/Quality representatives in the startup, troubleshooting, and improvement in the processing and quality of products
Participated with Process Safety Management/Process Hazard Analysis review meetings
Provided coverage as Production Supervisor
Filled in as Quality Control Technician
Several years of coursework completed in the field of electrical engineering, computer science and math.
Yokogawa 3000 Essentials and System Operation
Cross-functional Team Leadership
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