Expert in Use Machine Shop Management, ISO 9000
Expert is a certified Strider International ISO 9000 consultant. As an Expert consultant in ISO 9000 and AS 9000 implementations has; Trained hundreds in quality programs. Trained hundreds in manufacturing processes. Designed and implemented ISO/AS 9000 quality systems. Quality department management. Expert has instituted quality systems for Parker Hannifin vendors for "Floor to Store" certification.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Mesa, Arizona - Glendale, Arizona - Scottsdale, Arizona - Chandler, Arizona - Tempe, Arizona - Gilbert, Arizona - Peoria, Arizona
|Year: 1978||Degree: BS in Education & Business Management||Subject: Vocational Education, Business Education||Institution: Kent State University|
|Year: 1999||Degree: MA in Engineering||Subject: Quality Systems||Institution: Kennedy Western University|
|Year: 1976||Degree: AA General Studies||Subject: Economics and Business||Institution: Kent State University|
|Years: 2010 to 2012||Employer: Caid Industries Inc.||Title: Division Manager Machine Shop||Department: Machining||Responsibilities: He was responsible for the daily operations, project management and company wide purchases of machinery related to machining.|
|Years: 2003 to 2008||Employer: Turning & Machine Inc.||Title: President and CEO||Department: Tucson, AZ||Responsibilities: He was responsible for the administration of the company including finances, sales, equipment purchases and HR.|
|Years: 2000 to 2007||Employer: (Eponymous) Consulting||Title: Principle Consultant||Department: Tucson,AZ||Responsibilities: He was the Principal consultant in ISO 9000 and AS 9000 implementations and has trained approximately 200 in quality programs, trained approximately 400 in manufacturing processes,has designed and implemented ISO/AS 9000 quality systems, and managed Quality departments.
|Years: 1979 to 1997||Employer: Engineering, Inc.||Title: President and CEO||Department: Tucson, AZ||Responsibilities: He was responsible for short and long term business and financial planning, operations management, training...where he initiated the first apprenticeship programs in the state of Arizona for Precision Machining,CNC Machining, Tool & Die and Mold Making.|
|Years: 1976 to 1985||Employer: Pinal and Pima Community College Districts||Title: Professor of Machine Trades||Department: Vocational Education||Responsibilities: Teaching Machine Shop, Blue Print Reading, Mathmatics, Metallurgy and business related classes.|
|Years: 1973 to 1975||Employer: Tuscarawas County School System||Title: Teacher||Department: Vocational Machine Shop||Responsibilities: He was the Vocational Machine Shop Teacher where he developed and used his own machine shop curriculum. The program grew to compacity within two years.|
|Years: 1966 to 1973||Employer: Automatic Steel Corp.||Title: Apprentice Tool & Die Maker||Department: Tool & Die Room||Responsibilities: He became a certified Tool & Die Maker through the UAW and Ford Motor Company apprenticeship program.|
|Years: 2012 to 2014||Employer: Manufacturing, Inc||Title: President||Department: Precision Machining||Responsibilities: Expert was President of this precision machining company for several years.|
|Associations / Societies|
|SME, NTMA, ASQ|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|He was included in the “Who’s Who in Arizona Business” and the “Who’s Who in Forming and Fabricating”.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|He has been an active member in National Tooling and Machining Association serving on national committees as well as serving as the Southern Arizona Chapter’s President, Trustee, Apprenticeship Chairman, and Executive Secretary. He has been a member of American Society of Quality and a Senior Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for more than 30 years where he has served as President of the Tucson Chapter and various other offices and chairs. He is also a charter member of the Machining Technology Association of SME.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|He was asked to be an Expert Witness in a case involving a fire that destroyed a machine shop and destroyed all of the company's CNC programs. The company was asking for reinbursement from the insurance company for the loss. This matter was being presented in the courts in Tucson, Arizona.|
|Training / Seminars|
|This Expert has developed courses for the machine trades in Precision Machining, CNC Machining, Tool & Die and Mold Making for the State of Arizona's apprenticeship programs. He has also designed and developed training courses in Total Quality Management, ISO 9000, AS 9000, Throughtput Management and Process Management.
This Expert also taught a workshop at Kent State University where he was teaching vocational education teachers.
|He sourced of heavy machine shop work for the mining industry.|
|He is a student of industry trends, growth, players, customers, attitudes, technologies, cost drivers within the manufacturing and machining arena.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has over 40 years of experience in the field of machining and machine shop management and training. His systematic approach to projects and problems is to break them down into smaller units and quickly assess and suggest solutions to get results fast.|