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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
• Statistical and Market Data Analysis
• Manufacturing Planning
• Project Management and Coordination
Management and Pricing
• Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Cummins Emission Solutions,
Supplier Quality Improvement Engineer contract employee through Aerotek
Evaluated and approved
PPAP documentation through Advanced Quality Approval Process
Care Process for evaluation and inspection of new supplier for new product
Assumed the task
of working with difficult suppliers to improve quality, delivery and
Worked with supplier
to improve ontime delivery performance from % to %.
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
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
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
Advanced Supplier Quality Engineer
Chemical, Metallic and Complex
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
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
that cut manufacturing costs for suppliers and internally, resulting
in yearly savings of $k per year
and quality issues with suppliers and reported results through a global
Engineered and conceived
new process for manufacturing rubber seals, aluminum castings
Evaluated and approved
PPAP documentation for metallic, rubber and chemical commodities
General MotorsAllison Transmission
Supplier Quality Engineer contract employee through Aerotek
and provided feedback to improve quality system, lowering the number
of defects produced and eliminating need for increased inspections.
workshops at suppliers location and other technical support as needed
for groups of or more people
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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MotorsMetal Fabricating Division Oct Jan
Technical Problem Solving Group contract employee through Aerotek
and Six Sigma strategies to resolve and investigate cost reduction issues
resulting in a reduction in scrap produced.
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
engineering, production and union personnel to work as a team to reach
a common goal
documentation for corporate approval of projects in order to be published.
cause analysis and corrective actions for cost savings
Quality Engineer/ Team Leader
team to meet manufacturing schedules and quality standards
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
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.
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.
for General Motors Powertrain Supplier Engineer Assessment, areas tested
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
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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