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Expert in Automotive Supplier Development Engineer

Expert ID: 724356 United Kingdom

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He has experience of Continuous improvement activities at automotive and general product supplier sites has achieved Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues.
He is experienced in Problem prevention by the implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE and part approval
He is involved with Supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery he supports sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers.
He Advises and assists in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP)
He has achieved the maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.


Oxford Instruments (May-November 2000) contract completed
Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status
Self-employed Quality consultant project managed a specific 6-month Process improvement contract
Visteon Dunton November 2000 to July 2001) contract completed
Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status
Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa,
Lear Corporation Coventry August 2001 to April 2002 contract completed
Self employed STA Quality consultant limited company contractor status
Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in UK and Europe,
Visteon VCTC Dunton April 2002 – 2004
Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status
Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Jaguar Cars Browns Lane Coventry June 2004 – to November 2004 contract for Jaguar cars Self employed consultant limited company contractor status
Supplier Technical assistance programme Engineer
Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts worked on X250 2008 model year early sourcing in UK and Worldwide for Jaguar cars,

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: chartered engineer Subject: quality assurance Institution: coventry tech

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to 2007 Employer: Perkins Title: supplier development engineer Department: global purchasing Responsibilities: Persons in this role reported to the Global Purchasing Category Manager. This role has responsibility for supplier performance management (QCLDM/SPM), APQP, PPAP, process change notification (PCN), Involvement in 8D corrective actions, capacity analysis, assistance to the commercial group, and served as the technical liaison between the business and the supplier.
Years: 2004 to 2006 Employer: Visteon Title: Supplier development engineer Department: Supplier development engineer Responsibilities: Visteon November 2004 to 13th Dec 2006 (contract completed)
Supplier Quality Consultant limited company contractor status
Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants in supplying assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls,
Capability and process analysis, OEE. Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues
Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers, supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP)
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
Years: 2004 to 2004 Employer: Jaguar cars Title: Supplier technical assistance engineer Department: Global purchasing Responsibilities: Self employed consultant limited company contractor status
Supplier Technical assistance programme Engineer
Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts worked on X250 2008 model year early sourcing in UK and Worldwide for Jaguar cars,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Jaguar European plants to support worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues.
Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE
Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP)
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
Years: 2002 to 2004 Employer: Visteon Title: Supplier development engineer Department: Global purchasing Responsibilities: Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status
Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls,
Capability and process analysis, OEE. Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues
Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers, supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP)
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: Lear Corporation Title: STA Quality Consultant Department: Global purchasing Responsibilities: Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in UK and Europe,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to. Enable Lear Corporation Portugal to supply automotive electrical harnesses and interior components to Jaguar X350 vehicle builds operations.
Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Lear Corporation,
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Lear European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, production part approval (PPAP)
Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls, Capability and process analysis O.E.E
Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery, Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues
Years: 2000 to 2001 Employer: VISTEON Title: STA QUALITY ENGINEER Department: GLOBAL PURCHASING Responsibilities: Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status
Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa, APQP development of suppliers to Enable Visteon South Africa to supply to Ford Rocam engine build operations.
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites
Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE, production part approval (PPAP) Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues
Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1978 to 1980 Country / Region: South Africa Summary: BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS.
Quality Assurance Superintendent Manufacturer of Industrial Plastic Moulding Powders.
Years: 1980 to 1982 Country / Region: South Africa Summary: S.A.) Pty LTD.
Quality Assurance Manager Manufacturer of Sports Equipment
Years: 1982 to 1985 Country / Region: South Africa Summary: DUNLOP. S.E.I Quality Assurance Manager.
Manufacture of Automotive Brake Systems

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
MIQA
Licenses / Certifications
chartered engineer
Professional Appointments
group quality manager

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
Vendor Selection
Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status
Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa, APQP development of suppliers to Enable Visteon South Africa to supply to Ford Rocam engine build operations.
STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites
Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA’s, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE, production part approval (PPAP) Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues
Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery.
Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction
The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

Marketing Experience
Strengths- 20 years Senior Quality management experience, in house quality systems and supplier development, Quality Assurance and new product introduction
Skills – APQP, PPAP, PPM, Control plans, purchasing cost reduction, supplier selection, problem solving, root cause analysis, QS 9000, TS16949, FMEA.5WHY, 8D, fishbone, Process auditing, IT skills

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German have knowledge not fluent

Fields of Expertise

quality auditing, quality control, quality engineering, quality evaluation, quality standard, supplier quality engineering, value engineering, supplier quality assurance, advanced product quality planning, hydraulic engineering, lean manufacturing, QS-9000 quality system requirements, hydraulic fitting, first article inspection, inspector training, industrial systems engineering, manufacturing cost control, American Society for Quality Control, ISO 9000 auditing, lead time, acceptance test, acceptable quality level, welding quality control, first in, first out inventory management, plant operations management, hydraulic hose, automotive hydraulics, vendor quality auditing, hydraulic actuator, ISO 9000 series quality system standard, continuous flow manufacturing, design-for-quality, metal-related quality control, capability study, metal heat treatment quality control, steel wire quality control, wire strand quality control, machine capability study, automatic screw machine product quality control, manufacturing cell design, acceptance sampling, project cost engineering, flexible manufacturing system, solder paste quality control, chemical plant troubleshooting, electronics manufacturing quality control, statistical quality control, fluid-power transmission, hydraulic system contamination control, continuous quality improvement, fault tree analysis, computer spreadsheet, fault tree, industrial engineering, total quality control, manufacturing, hydraulics, hydraulic pump, hydraulic motor, hydraulic cylinder, cost engineering, color quality control, business process re-engineering, budget control

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