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Salary range: $110,000 to $125,000
Willing to relocate: No
Years of related job experience: 20
Highest degree earned: Bachelor of Science College of Engineering
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Candidate Code: 7d3e28


We're delighted to have this opportunity of introducing this candidate through the profile and attached resumé. In them, you will find an experienced Manager and Engineer with a manufacturing background that includes demonstrated successes in the computer hardware and automotive industries. In addition, his focus on the disciplines of product engineering, quality, project, and engineering management are unparalleled.


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Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Job title: Product and Quality Engineering Manager
Years and months employed: 9 Year(s) 11 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Product and Quality Engineering Manager, Global Supply Chain, 2008 to 2009 Engineering and Quality Manager responsible for start up of a new supply chain of multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities managed through a contract manufacturer.  Accountable for the quality performance for desktop, notebook, and server products supplied from Mexico for the North American market.  Developed and implemented quality processes to support supply chain and business model.  Achieved a 23% reduction in internal defects and a 22% reduction in external incidents.  Selected as Corporate Representative in $700 million patent infringement litigation.  Established global processes for managing external customer experience incidents.  Effectively managed relationships between global functions on a remote basis. Product and Quality Engineering Manager, Eastgate Manufacturing Facility, 2005 to 2008 Managed product engineering and quality organizations engaged in the assembly, testing, and distribution of desktop computers.  Accountable for all product engineering and quality performance deliverables.  Effective leadership role during multiple lean conversion activities.  Achieved highest quality level of any Dell manufacturing facility in North America by reducing overall defects by 50%.  Awarded “Champion Manager” status during tenure as manager at the Eastgate facility. Product Engineering Senior Consultant, Eastgate Manufacturing Facility, 2002 to 2005 Managed the pre-production, launch and sustaining activities for desktop computers, printers, personal digital assistant, projectors, and MP3 products.  Developed formal product introduction process that improved quality performance by 33%.  Refined introduction process that resulted in a 50% improvement in scheduling requirements.  Successfully introduced multiple products that were consistently below cost targets, introduced on schedule, and demonstrated positive performance against all goals over time. Product Engineering Consultant, Eastgate Manufacturing Facility, 1999 to 2002 Managed pre-production, launch, and sustaining activities required for the manufacturing, testing, and distribution of desktop computers.  Introduced feature updates and enhancements to products to improve performance and customer satisfaction during entire life cycle of product.  Managed project core team deliverables, resources, and performance requirements.  Coordinated and lead all new product training requirements.

Organization: Johnson Controls Incorporated
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Job title: Program Manager
Years and months employed: 9 Year(s) 8 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Program Manager, Automotive Systems Group, 1996 to 1999 Managed the development, cost, sourcing, and introduction of automotive seating systems.  Responsible for quotation submissions, tooling investment, and sales price negotiations.  Ensured product met cost, quality, and delivery targets.  Managed local resources to meet program deliverables. Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Automotive Systems Group, 1994 to 1996 Responsible for the concept, sourcing, installation, and production readiness of capital equipment and facility modifications required for the manufacture of automotive seating systems.  Developed manufacturing processes that ensured product quality, production rate, and associate safety requirements were maintained.  Lead and supported multiple continuous improvement activities such as Kaizen events. Manufacturing Engineer, Automotive Systems Group, 1990 to 1994 Responsible for process analysis and improvement along with developing all required assembly process documentation.  Performed traditional manufacturing engineering duties such as time studies, line balancing, and process definition.

Organization: Athens Products
Location: Athens, Tennessee
Job title: Manufacturing Supervisor
Years and months employed: 1 Year(s) 5 Month(s)
Responsibilities: Directed the daily activities for 35 production associates in the manufacturing of hermetically sealed electric motors.  Performed traditional first line supervisory responsibilities including assigning work responsibilities, execution of production schedules, conducting shift start up meetings, coaching, and counseling.


Institution Name: Tennessee Technological University
Location: Cookeville, Tennessee
Degree earned: Bachelor of Science College of Engineering
Major/Concentration: Engineering
Year Graduated: 1988


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