Expert in Quality Management Systems
SUPPLIER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. A major focus of Expert's experience has been in the development of supplier quality programs and documentation, including supplier surveys, supplier partnering, and dock to stock programs.
RUBBER PROCESSING; RUBBER INJECTION MOLDING. Expert is familiar with all aspects of compression, transfer, and injection molding. He has designed and installed computerized press control equipment. In addition, he has specified plant equipment and maintained the facilities and manufacturing systems for a major precision rubber components manufacturer as Senior Executive for Operations.
JUST IN TIME (JIT) MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS. Expert has a great deal of experience in developing and implementing work flow and inventory release systems, in order to assure minimum work in process inventories and a pull system of manufacture as well as natural bottle necks.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin
|Year:||Degree:||Subject: Vocational training in: Statistical Quality Control; Total Quality Control; Product Liability Prevention; Personnel Interviewing and Counseling; Technical Writing; and Principals of Business Finance||Institution:|
|Year:||Degree: BS||Subject: Business||Institution:|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1987 to 1990||Employer: Hiawatha Rubber Company||Title: Vice President||Department: Manufacturing||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1980 to 1987||Employer: Hiawatha Rubber Company||Title: Quality Assurance Manager||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1978 to 1980||Employer: L & A Products||Title: Quality Assurance Manager||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1976 to 1978||Employer: Ecodyne Corporation||Title: Supervisor||Department: Receiving Inspection & Warranty Claims,Lindsay Division||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1971 to 1976||Employer: Fabri Tek Incorporated||Title: Manager||Department: Product Assurance||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1968 to 1971||Employer: Federal Cartridge Corporation||Title: Senior Quality Engineer||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|He is a Certified Quality Manager by ASQ.|
|Expert is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and has served two terms as Chair of the 4000-member Minnesota Section. He was a founding member of the Minnesota Quality Award Administrative Board, a Senior Examiner, and served for three years as a Judge for that Award (similar to the Malcolm Baldrige Award).|