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Salary range: $110,000 to $125,000
Willing to relocate: Yes
Years of related job experience: 20
Highest degree earned: Bachelors Degree
Languages: English
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Candidate Code: d77314


This candidate is a degreed Operations Executive (Quality Assurance, Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, etc.) who has bridged multiple industries, addressed complex business issues and affected change in businesses ranging from aerospace to military and commercial industries. An accomplished leader with domestic and international experience in P & L management, plant turn around and strategic planning with both start up and growth organizations, he has a proven track record of success in managing businesses through expansion and market downturns. With a reputation for creating value by developing businesses in foreign markets, building scalable and sustainable manufacturing/QA processes, driving operating efficiencies and controlling costs to optimize financial results through on-time deliveries with high quality/reliable products, he boasts extensive international experience managing owned and contracted facilities in low cost countries, and establishing robust supply networks that create a competitive advantage. He is a Results/Data driven executive with excellent interpersonal skills and a proven history of developing high performance foreign and domestic teams.


Organization: Please reach us for these details!
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Job title: Director, Global Quality Assurance & Engineering
Years and months employed: 12 Year(s) 3 Month(s)
Responsibilities: *Successfully managed and budgeted all aspects of BILLC's Quality Management System domestically and internationally (i.e., internal QA/Mfg. systems, purchasing, supplier management/reporting, foreign facilities, customer audits, etc.) *Experienced hydraulic cylinder leader with progressive manufacturing management experience in fast-paced competitive manufacturing and assembly environments *Track record of reducing costs and increasing revenue in unstable market conditions by eliminating process errors, implementing process controls and Continuous Improvement activities *Results oriented leader with focus on developing leadership and accountability throughout an organization (domestically and internationally) * Successfully managed an Indian workforce of 325+ salaried and hourly employees *Managed, trained and empowered the Indian team to produce all standard hydraulic cylinders including custom cylinders to achieve annual sales in excess of $10 million *Drastically reduced manufacturing lead times, drawing errors and manufacturing mistakes *Dramatically reduced customer returns and warranty claims *Successfully implemented ISO 9001:2008 in the US and internationally *Extensive experience with Supplier Management/supplier development domestically and internationally (low cost countries) *Successfully transitioned over 5 standard product lines from India to China to achieve additional cost savings without compromising product quality *Highly skilled in process improvement methodologies to eliminate process errors, drive accountability and profitability at all levels of the company (i.e., suppliers, drawings, manufacturing, quality, etc.) *Proven problem solver that enlists teamwork to accomplish goals and establish metrics *Excellent communicator, adept at establishing effective relationships with suppliers, customers, and all levels of management and employees (domestically & internationally) *Successfully developed, managed and operated to a combined departmental budget of over $500 thousand dollars

Organization: Access Business Group LLC
Location: Ada, Michigan
Job title: Sr Group Leader Incoming Chemical & European FS
Years and months employed: 7 Year(s) 1 Month(s)
Responsibilities: *Successfully managed over 20 QA staff members (i.e., Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians) domestically and in Europe in a cGMP environment *Successfully managed 2 different groups of QA personnel dealing with the receiving inspection process, supplier management activities and foreign Affiliate QA practices *Instituted a multi-million dollar cost savings program that utilized improved QA practices via the proactive use of inspection/field data *Developed and initiated a supplier management strategy for ABG’s durable goods products as well as chemical raw materials that surpassed FDA/cGMP requirements *Implemented departmental metrics program that dramatically increased receiving inspection efficiencies *Successfully developed, managed and operated to a departmental budget in excess of $1 million dollars

Organization: United Defense Limited Partnership (BAE Systems)
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Job title: Field Quality Supervisor
Years and months employed: 4 Year(s)
Responsibilities: *Successfully managed 20 full-time QA Engineers and QA Analysts *Was accountable for all aspects of the Procurement Quality Department including such things as: maintenance of a supply base of approximately 800 different suppliers; managed a $1.5 million departmental budget, audit scheduling; established departmental goals and objectives, instituted policies/procedures that incorporated QMS, key participant in a supplier reduction program (2000 to 800 suppliers) and developed supplier flow-down (contract) requirements *Successfully restructured the Field Quality Representatives’ territories to obtain the most efficient and most economical coverage by region through the establishment of supplier concentration points *Key player in the merger between Harsco and FMC relative to the due diligence assessment on their Procurement Quality Organization’s transfer from San Jose, CA to York, PA, and ultimately the production of the Bradley Fighting vehicle *Instrumental in the development of new initiatives that realized departmental savings in the hundreds of thousands of dollars by implementing departmental metrics, process improvements, new policies/procedures/practices and driving individual accountability to all team members *Received nationwide industry recognition for obtaining “commendable” ratings on departmental procedures and practices during a multi-customer Quality Systems Review (QSR)


Institution Name: University of Wisconsin -- Platteville
Location: Platteville, Wisconsin
Degree earned: Bachelors Degree
Major/Concentration: Industrial Technology
Year Graduated: 1984


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