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John L. B.
US Citizen Living In Qingdao
China Cell: Country Code:
Highly energetic resultsoriented Quality
Professional with Project leader skills and over years handson manufacturing
experience with over years Director/Management/Engineering roles.
Change agent for CrossFunctional Operations. Possess outstanding team
leading and critical thinking abilities. An expert in a vast array
of problem solving methodologies with countless success stories.
Major Tools include Six Sigma, Lean, OEE, APQP Project Management,
Conventional Problem Solving Methods, GD&T and S. Exceptional
teaching abilities ranging from shop floor to Executive Managers. Holds
a degree in Quality/Operations Management. Extensive travel overseas,
Trainer of the latest tools and techniques. Exceptional facility and
perations auditing skills. Skilled with systems: ISO , CMDCAS,
FDA , ISO
, TS , and AIAG, very theoretical with a shop floor focus.
Extensive Overseas assignments
conducting facility startups and Improvement activities in America,
Europe and Asia in Mexico, Hungary, England, Italy, India, France,
in China, Korea, Thailand, Japan. Able and willing to quickly adapt
to any culture for extended periods of time.
Developed, Trained and Facilitated
a Six Sigma Program from Upper Management down to Shop Floor
Instrumental in removing countless
facilities out of unsatisfactory or probationary status Maruti Suzuki,
Hyundai, PSA, Renault, Chrysler, Ford & Military, most required
extensive overseas onsite occupancy to conduct, train and oversee development
program and problem solving activities.
Numerous experiences in Quality
System Development for Certifications FDA , CAMCAS, ISO, MiI,
ISO , TS
Developer of Training Material
and have trained over people in SPC, plus in APQP, plus
in Six Sigma Black/Green Belts, Six Sigma Champion and Executive
Managers, in Lean CFVSM and countless in S and layered Audits.
Trainer for ASQ specialized courses for CQT/CQE certifications,
Consistently exceeded goals
for Defect Rates, Cost of Poor Quality and Process Performance
– March to Current
Main customers: Kimberly
Clark, Kraft Food,
Plastic Injections, Plastic
Thermal Forming, Paper Tissue Assembly, Feminine Care Products
Vice President Quality, Systems
Developed, Implemented Quality
System to ISO , CMDCAS, FDA
Oversee qualifications of
Physical and Microbial Laboratory
Oversee quality program for
the multiple manufacturing areas,
Instrumental in planning and
implementing new Tampon Assembly Line
Program leader for Six Sigma
and Lean Manufacturing, reducing waste and cost of products
Improve Quality, Systems and
Improvement Knowledge of personnel
– June to March
for Quality Consultant Service based in Qingdao China. Main focus was
training in Quality Technique, Lean and Six Sigma, assisted company
achieve Quality System registrations. Economical down tern, business
Federal Mogul Corporation
– August to June
Brand Names: Champion
Spark Plug, Wagner Brakes and Lighting, MOOG, Precision, ANCO, Belden,
Carter and many other well known names for Automotive OE/OES/Aftermarket
July to June
Quality Director Duties: Develop and monitor quality direction
and initiatives for Business Groups in worldwide Manufacturing
Facilities and worldwide distributions centers.
Current Assignment: Active
Leader with handson Development of Asian Facilities India, China
Assist in product transfers, Improve Quality Management Systems and
Develop strong program management program.
Automotive Products Business Unit Quality Strategy based on Facility
Monitor and report key Indicators
for Customer Satisfaction and facility program implementation status
to Executive Management.
Achieved Quality Goals:
PPM Goal results, PPM, % reduction in Customer Complaints.
Quality Goal: results: PPM, Quality Goal , results PPM.
Developed and Trained “Back
to Basics Quality ” program consisting of specific training curriculum
APQP, D/PFMEA, Control Plan and Shop Floor Instructions.
Guide multiple facilities
in multitiered onsite training using Six Sigma Process Improvement
and Problem Solving Tools saving millions and improving customer satisfaction.
Active leader in product and
process transfers to Least Cost Countries Quality Perspective China,
India, Mexico and Korea.
April to July
Group Quality Director Duties: Develop and monitor quality
direction and initiatives for worldwide facilities Americans, European,
Africa and Asia
Developed and Deployed Global
Ignition Group Quality Strategic and assisted in tactical implementation
Led several multitiered Six
Sigma projects, restoring customer confidence at Renault and Chrysler
US & EU
Lead the way for TS Global
Group Quality System and Plant Quality Systems
Developed, Implemented and
Trained Six Sigma Management Overview, Champion and Green Belt Programs
Developed Benchmarking and
Best Practice Program using FTY and OEE as primary Measures
Key player in training potential
JV in China, S, Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Flow and Six Sigma.
Achieved Global Ignition Group
PPM : Goal actual PPM, % reduction in Customer
August to April
North America Group
Quality Manager and Facility Quality Manager Duties: Quality
Manager over Quality Engineers and Technicians
Quality Manager for largest
plant while assuming the duties of North America Group Quality Manager
Reduced PPM for all OE/OES
and Aftermarket customers, specifically Chrysler Zero PPM years standing
Developed and Implemented
TS Quality System
St. Louis, MO
Manufacturer of electric
motor for air conditioning compressors: Main customer base Copeland,
Corporate position reporting
to the Director of Quality
Created Intranet portal ISO
Quality web site, integrating facilities Quality System
into one common Divisional system
Coordinated Divisions' Six
Sigma, AQP and Best Practice Programs, saving $,
Played key quality roll on
Corporate Lean Team, reduced DPMO and RTY.
Qualified outsource suppliers,
reduced overall lamination costs by % . million annual.
liaison for Division. Instrumental in stabilizing and reducing division
PPM to less than close to a % quality improvement.
Assist in Product Transfers
Unit Manager Russellville, KY
Position reported to Facility
Operations Manager. Annual sales of $ million or . million
Consisted of Departments,
manufacturing lines, direct and indirect reports.
Directed major APQPKaizen
process changes Teams reduced labor costs by %
Functional Champion for Kanban,
S, Six Sigma and Lean Mfg. Teams saved approx. $,
Position reported to Operations
Manager, Overseen direct and indirect Quality professionals
Lead ISO Quality Systems
implementation at the direction of the CEO and Director of Quality
Developed a Quality Database
Information Systems a base measurement system for Continuous Improvement
Teams Lean Six Sigma COPQ Corrective Actions.
Assisted with Product Transfers
to Thailand and Mexico, Developed and Deployed Quality Systems and Standards.
Assisted Bus. Unit and Mfg.
Engr. teams, gained to % annual productivity improvement
Champion customer, supplier
and internal Lean, S, Sigma, and TOPS teams, reduced Defect PPM
rates from , to first year % improvement to below in
Implemented division's first
Six Sigma Project "Stator Weigh", saved / cent per motor
Tier supplier, metal
stamping/forming and light assembly, Fuel Filler and other tube products
Position reported to Operations
Oversee Engineers, Technicians
Lead the way in removing Ford
Q Probationary status, resulting in a PPM defect rate reduction from
to approx. ,
and lead advisor for the QS Quality System Implementation Team.
Trained associates in SPC,
management/engineering in Advanced Quality Planning APQP, FMEA, Control
Plan, Poka Yoka
Position reported to Director
overview of the Division, five manufacturing facilities' QS implementation
teams and developed/conducted automotive required training.
All facilities received QS
Developed program and conducted
training programs for SPC, APQP, FMEA and Poka Yoka.
Performed several Taguchi
and other DOE statistical analysis on critical processes.
Manufacturer of Rotary
Actuators used mainly for material handling industry
Engineer Military Contract Administrator
Reported to Operations
Responsible for Quality functions
and Contract administration.
Maintained MilI quality
system ensured all Governmental FAR clauses were satisfied.
Instrumental in regaining
military quality certifications MilI
Reduced Scrap from % of
Sales to less than .% of Sales in years.
Provided sales and Government
contract liaison services for manufacturers,
Assisted companies with
MilI Quality System Implementation
Cold forming Header specialty
Military Sales Manager/CNC
Provided sales and contract
liaison services between TruFit and government agencies,
Implemented Quality System
to MilI while maintaining Ford, Chrysler, GM requirements.
Fort Riley, KS
Combat Engineer, Rank:
EP Honorable Discharge
Atlantic Tool &
Die Strongsville, OH
Tool & Die Apprentice
Education & Special
University of Akron
BS in Business Management:
Quality and Operations GPA .
Additional course work
in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Design, Mechanical and Industrial
Max Hayes Tool
& Die Cleveland Ohio
Courses Include: Shop
Math, Basic Metallurgy, Tool & Die principles
Medina County Joint
Vocational School High School/Machine Trades School
Statistics: DOE: Basic to Advance
Statistics, Wheeler and Taguchi Methods, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma
Quality Systems: ISO Document
Writers, Internal Auditors, Certified Lead Assessors, ISO
and TS courses
Data Bases: DBase, RBase, Certified
in Lotus Notes and Access
Software: Windows, VISIO, Minitab, Microsoft
office includes Excel, Word, Power Point, Page Maker, Paint Shop Pro,
and many more….
Team Oriented Problem Solving D, FMEA, APQP, PPAP and Warrant Submissions,