Mike L

Quality Engineer - 20 Years of Experience - Near 46614


Quality Engineer

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



SUMMARY: A motivated, team-oriented, process and results driven professional, skilled in supplier quality management/development and hourly supervision, with solid problem solving skills. Experience is in the automotive industry as a Tier 1 supplier, with a diverse background including manufacturing engineering and design engineering. * Supplier PPAP / APQP * Customer PPAP / APQP * Machining Process Engineering * QS-9000 / TS-16949 * Problem Solving / 8D Process * Lean Manufacturing * Supplier Compliance Audits * 5S / Workplace Organization * Capital Equipment Procurement CAREER PATH & KEY SUCCESSES: 01/13 - Present Facility Project Engineer Chassix - Bristol, IN * Develop project objectives, reviewing project proposals and plans review with management. * Requesting of the project funding. * Create project schedule, studying project plan and specifications calculating time requirements sequencing project elements. * Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress coordinating activities resolving roadblocks. * Controls project costs by approving expenditures administering contractor contracts. * Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations. * Team Lead for coordinating of trucking, rigging, electricians, pipefitters, etc. 5/12- 12/12 Quality Engineer (Contract) Utilimaster - Middlebury. IN Worked on a team of manufacture engineers to move a facility to another township. My current & immediate responsibilities to develop, restructure, improve & write out these processes to correlate the future production layout. * Team with manufacturing engineers on the development of new fixturing (lean manufacturing). * Investigate all injury/near miss accidents. * Preform daily safety audits on all incidents. 10/08 - 2/12 Supplier Quality Analyst Robert Bosch LLC - St. Joseph, MI Responsible for all aspects of supplier PPAPs, including process audits, quality system review and problem solving. Experience in a UAW environment at a plant with 110 suppliers and over 1200 part numbers, conforming to QS- 9000 and TS-16949 automotive quality standards. * Led supplier PPAP activities, resulting in 98.4% on-time submissions. * Led effective supplier development and improvement actions, resulting in an overall customer quality rating of 2 PPM for 2011. - Led robust error proofing implemention through supplier audits - Led new supplier development activities through quality system reviews and supplier visits. - Implemented effective safe launch programs, including gage R&R, capability studies and SPC. Mike Laskowski 25126 Pin Oak Drive South Bend, IN 46614 (574) 309-3404 or (574) 232-1020 1/97 - 10/08 Machining Process Engineer Robert Bosch LLC - St. Joseph, MI Responsible for process engineering of machining processes for actuation products, including specialized equipment procurement, changeover time reduction, troubleshooting of equipment and gages. Supported a 6000 piece daily volume, across 3 shifts and 16 hourly associates in the machining department. * Procured 5 pieces of specialized equipment & tooling, totaling 2.1 million dollars, which were all launched on time and under budget. * Led SMED/Quick Changeover workshops on several machining processes, one specific project resulting in a 33% reduction of changeover time. * Supported scrap reduction activities, one specific project resulting in 80% reduction of scrap in 3 weeks, or $16,800. * Developed hourly supervisory skills during a 2-month project-focused activity to reduce downtime. Added responsibility was supervising 16 hourly machining associates and 20 hourly maintenance associates. 4/94 - 1/97 Engineering Designer Robert Bosch LLC - South Bend, IN * Assist in design decisions regarding automotive braking systems parts and products. * Detailed and revised drawings for production. 1/93 - 4/94 Senior Tool Designer Robert Bosch LLC - St. Joseph, MI * Teamed with manufacturing engineering in the concept design of new equipment * Designed, detailed, checked, and revised cutting tools, fixtures and gages. * Interacted with vendors in development and fabrication of items listed above. CAREER PATH & KEY SUCCESSES (cont'd): 6/91 - 1/93 Manufacturing / Tool Engineer Cooper Industries/Ancon Division - Michigan City, IN * Interact with vendors in the concept and design of new machinery and gauges * Assisted product engineers in the design and development of products. * Designed, detailed, and checked fixtures, dies and gages * Received quotes and wrote purchase requisitions * Assisted gage personnel in the design and installation of consistent gages.





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