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RssEngineer: Chassis/Tires/Wheels/Vehicle Build Group

Career Objective Maximize the 30 plus years of professional experience, in a career, while developing new skills with the end result of becoming an asset to the company Professional Experience ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, New Baltimore, MI 03/2009-Present Commercial Parts Professional / Delivery Driver Responsibilities: • Commercial parts ordering and deliveries to all commercial customers • Inventory orders and adjustments CHRYSLER LLC, Auburn Hills, MI 01/2007-11/2008 Engineer Vehicle Alignment Responsibilities: • Lead production validation programs for changed parts conducted at assembly plants • Evaluate and test quality improvement and material cost reduction designs • Evaluate the root cause of customer issues for buy backs vehicles • Identify, document, and lead laboratory resolution of top warranty chassis issues at post-build static hoist inspections • Lead Dynamic Validation drive audits evaluating ‘lead/pull’ and ‘high speed vibration’ • Coordinate Tire/Wheel laboratory prototype builds for all pre-S1 vehicles and testing • Train 8 new CSA auditors in alignment procedures and audit improvement actions • Conduct Root Cause and issue resolution for ESI (Event Solutions Industry) on National Press Exhibit Vehicles DAIMLERCHRYSLER, Auburn Hills, MI 09/1998-01/2007 Engineer: Chassis/Tires/Wheels/Vehicle Build Group Responsibilities: • Develop/maintain FMEA’s, DVP&R, PPAP timelines, pre-production sample tire submissions, for R1H, L1H/Conicity compliance testing • Coordinate preproduction brake testing at the Core Dynamics Lab at Chelsea Proving Grounds endurance testing/brake development/MCM/design office support and wheel fatigue testing • Provide all chassis hardware for all RT auto show & press show vehicles at build facility • Track all vehicle chassis quality incidents and investigate all returned steering gears for analysis • Supplier coordination and ordering for all vehicle endurance testing/ brake development/ MCM/ design office support and wheel fatigues testing • Execute Pre-production Evaluation Run (PER) implementation and results evaluation for Mini Van assembly plants CHRYSLER MOTORS CORPARATION, Auburn Hills, MI 07/1992-09/1998 Vehicle Build Coordinator Responsibilities: • Document, record, scheduled and coordinated Just in Time (JIT) tire/wheel laboratory prototype builds for 75 pre-S1 vehicles • Schedule and coordinate correct tire/wheel builds to have quality assurance measurements completed, in the CTC tire lab, for around 45 to 65 pilot plant vehicle builds Production Release Analyst 02/1987-07/1992 Responsibilities: • Develop/maintain engineering drawing for release for production intent automotive body parts • Team involvement for releasing American Motors (AMC)Drawing’s into the Chrysler Engineering Release System • Interface with assembly plant manufacturing release group coordinating Product Engineering Run AMERICAN MOTORS CORPARATION, Detroit, MI Warranty Service Technician 07/1984-02/1987 Responsibilities: • Analyze/collect service information regarding vehicle age & repair ability. • Analyze/resolve a warranty status based on a vehicle owner database claims • Analyze dealer call center data while quickly addressing issues of quality, reliability and customer satisfaction Driver/Mechanic A 01/1980-07/1984 Responsibilities: • Establishing axle quality through strategic testing Dyno Operator/Axle Build Up 01/1980-07/1984 Responsibilities: • Perform dynamometer endurance tests of passenger vehicle and light commercial vehicle axles. • Perform front and rear axle assembly build up. EDUCATION/ TRAINING • Michigan Career Institute – 2 Year Degree Automotive Technology • Macomb Community College – Certificate Computer Aided Design CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS CHRYSLER TRAINING CENTER • Reactive Greenbelt Training • Error/Mistake Proofing • Statistical Process Control • Process Capability Analysis • Design FMEA • Process FMEA PRESENT TRAINING • Chippewa Valley Schools – Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Classes 600 Hour Program

Quality Engineer

New Haven, MI

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Manufacturing & Production


Quality Engineer

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New Haven, MI