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Resume for John B. for Executive Manager / Manufacturing in Qingdao, China

Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Manufacturing
Country: China City: Qingdao
State: Shandong ZIP: 266555

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John L. B.

US Citizen Living In Qingdao China

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
  • WORK EXPERIENCE Qingdao P&B – March to Current

    Main customers: Kimberly Clark, Kraft Food,

    Plastic Injections, Plastic Thermal Forming, Paper Tissue Assembly, Feminine Care Products

    Vice President Quality, Systems and Improvements:

  • 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
  • QSQ – June to March General Manager/CoOwner 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 closed. 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 applications

    July to June

    Automotive Products 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.
  • Developed/Deployed Worldwide Automotive Products Business Unit Quality Strategy based on Facility SWAT analysis.
  • 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  

    Global Ignition 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 Complaints
  • 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
  • Emerson Electric St. Louis, MO

    Manufacturer of electric motor for air conditioning compressors: Main customer base Copeland, Carrier, Trane

    Corporate Senior Quality Engineer

    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.
  • Quality PlantSupplierCustomer liaison for Division. Instrumental in stabilizing and reducing division PPM to less than close to a % quality improvement.
  • Assist in Product Transfers to Mexico
  • Stator Business Unit Manager Russellville, KY
  • Position reported to Facility Operations Manager.  Annual sales of $ million or . million units,
  • 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. $,
  • Quality Manager Russellville, KY

    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 years.
  • Implemented division's first Six Sigma Project "Stator Weigh", saved / cent per motor lamination
  • Textron Automotive

    Tier supplier, metal stamping/forming and light assembly, Fuel Filler and other tube products

    Quality Assurance Manager

    Position reported to Operations Manager.

  • Oversee Engineers, Technicians and Auditors
  • Lead the way in removing Ford Q Probationary status, resulting in a PPM defect rate reduction from to approx. ,
  • Management Representative 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
  • Senior Quality Engineer

    Position reported to Director of Quality.

  • Responsibilities included overview of the Division, five manufacturing facilities' QS implementation teams and developed/conducted automotive required training.
  • All facilities received QS certifications.
  • Developed program and conducted training programs for SPC, APQP, FMEA and Poka Yoka.
  • Performed several Taguchi and other DOE statistical analysis on critical processes.
  • Parker Hannifin Wadsworth, OH

    Manufacturer of Rotary Actuators used mainly for material handling industry

    Quality Coordinator/Quality Engineer Military Contract Administrator

    Reported to Operations Manager

  • 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.
  • Solicitech Akron, OH

    Provided sales and Government contract liaison services for manufacturers,

    Assisted companies with MilI Quality System Implementation

    SelfEmployed Quality/Military Sale Consultant TruFit Products Medina, OH

    Cold forming Header specialty fasteners

    Military Sales Manager/CNC Tool Maker

    Provided sales and contract liaison services between TruFit and government agencies,

    Implemented Quality System to MilI while maintaining Ford, Chrysler, GM requirements.

    U.S. Army Fort Riley, KS

    Combat Engineer, Rank: EP Honorable Discharge

    Atlantic Tool & Die Strongsville, OH

    Tool & Die Apprentice

    Education & Special Courses

    University of Akron

    BS in Business Management: Quality and Operations GPA .

    Additional course work in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Design, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    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

    Additional Courses

    Statistics: DOE: Basic to Advance Statistics, Wheeler and Taguchi Methods, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Champion

    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….

    Automotive: Team Oriented Problem Solving D, FMEA, APQP, PPAP and Warrant Submissions, QS TS

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