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Resume for Ron D. for Engineer / Manufacturing in Carmel, Indiana

Occupation: Engineer Industry: Manufacturing
Country: United States City: Carmel
State: Indiana ZIP: 46032

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Roswell Dr.

Carmel, IN



Ronald L. D.                                                                                                   


I am a manufacturing and engineering professional with years experience in engineering, purchasing, quality and project management skills. Innovative problem solver with proven ability to identify and implement ideas for cost reduction, production issues and constraints.   

• Quality Engineering and Manufacturing                                         • Statistical and Market Data Analysis          

• Manufacturing Planning                                                                   • Project Management and Coordination

• Business Management and Pricing                                                   • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management                                                                          

Professional Experience: 

Cummins Emission Solutions, Columbus, IN                                                          July May

        Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer contract employee through Aerotek                                                                                

  • Evaluated and approved PPAP documentation through Advanced Quality Approval Process
  • Developed Early Care Process for evaluation and inspection of new supplier for new product launches
  • Assumed the task of working with difficult suppliers to improve quality, delivery and costs
  • Worked with supplier to improve ontime delivery performance from % to %.

    Allison Transmission, Indianapolis, IN                                                            August March      

           Buyer/Sourcing Manager, Powder Metal/Ferrous Castings,

  • Negotiated new and current contracts and resolved commercial issue through a global supply base while maintaining the current supply base to reduce piece price costs with new contracts
  • Analyzed market and data and developed strategies that affected overall business performance, successfully resourced parts for savings of $K
  • Monitored and assessed supplier performance and corrected when necessary in order to source material to best suppliers
  • Followed market price trends to ensure competitive pricing and ensure cost savings for product/processes, savings through endeavor resulted in $k annually
  • Managed RFQ proposal process for new projects and analyze bids based on price, delivery and quality performance for commercial and military ITAR and FAR products.
  • Evaluated job costing scenarios submitted by supply base and consulted as necessary for cost improvements
  •        Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer

          Chemical, Metallic and Complex Assemblies,

  • Led engineering teams in order to develop new parts or manufacturing processes. Managed programs from inception to production approval throughout the U.S and globally in order to maintain market share
  • Resolve engineering and production issues within the chemical and mechanical disciplines with defined problem solving techniques, lowering defect rates by suppliers by % and improving on time shipments to above % consistently
  • Developed strategies that cut manufacturing costs for suppliers and internally, resulting in yearly savings of $k per year
  • Resolved production and quality issues with suppliers and reported results through a global database
  • Engineered and conceived  new process for manufacturing  rubber seals, aluminum castings and assemblies
  • Evaluated and approved PPAP documentation for metallic, rubber and chemical commodities

    General MotorsAllison Transmission                                                            March August                                                      

            Supplier Quality Engineer contract employee through Aerotek

  • Audited supplier and provided feedback to improve quality system, lowering the number of defects produced and eliminating need for increased inspections.
  • Conducted quality workshops at suppliers location and other technical support as needed for groups of or more people
  • Reviewed fixture designs to correct quality problems through demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing, plant process and procedures in aluminum casting facility improving productivity by %

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    General MotorsMetal Fabricating Division                                                           Oct    Jan                                                             

            Technical Problem Solving Group contract employee through Aerotek

  • Utilized Shainin and Six Sigma strategies to resolve and investigate cost reduction issues resulting in a reduction in scrap produced.
  • Developed unique measurement systems to collect data for analysis,  system lead to solving a production issue that plagued % of parts produced
  • Managed day to day activities on various projects, helping realize multiple cost savings from programs faster
  • Interfaced with engineering, production and union personnel to work as a team to reach a common goal
  • Maintained stringent documentation for corporate approval of projects in order to be published.
  • Documented root cause analysis and corrective actions for cost savings 

    Magnequench International, Anderson, IN                                                           May Oct.                                                             

           Quality Engineer/ Team Leader

  • Lead production team to meet manufacturing schedules and quality standards
  • Developed FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Diagram and inspection processes.
  • Assisted in the acquiring certification of ISO and maintained certification during yearly audits by outside auditors.
  • Monitored and evaluated process control for powdered metal and magnet products resulting in increased product flow and high capability in production process
  • Monitored continuous quality improvement and developed systems to improve quality
  • Selected to be part of self managing team for external customers complaints, resolved most issues within hours of notification for ITAR and FAR regulations.


  • Skilled knowledge in the use of  statistical analysis, measurement studies and DOE
  • Certified Lead auditor for QS since and TS since . Performed several internal audits and external audits on quality systems and their performance.
  • Passed Certification for General Motors Powertrain Supplier Engineer Assessment, areas tested where in
  • MSA, DFSS and Global Manufacturing Systems, FMEA and GD&T

  • Use of SAP for inventory management, part pricing and management of contracts
  • Versed in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Lab testing on various inorganic and mass spectrometry equipment
  • years experience in ITAR International Trafficking and Arms Regulations administration for military products
  • Use of Minitab, Excel software for statistical use.


    Bachelor of Science MET, Ball State University, Muncie, IN  May

    MBA, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indianapolis, IN expected graduation July  

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