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Expert in Semiconductor Quality Control

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Washington (WA)
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ISO 9000 SERIES QUALITY SYSTEM STANDARD; QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT. Expert has established quality management systems for small high-technology companies to the requirements of one of the ISO 9000 International Standards. The ISO 9000 registration is a recognition that the company develops, manufactures, and delivers quality products.

TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT; SEMICONDUCTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE; QUALITY CONTROL. He has extensive experience in establishing and managing Quality Assurance departments for companies specializing in semiconductor products. The concept of total quality management (TQM) is practiced in all parts of his management position. The activities consisted of creating a Quality Assurance Policy Manual, establishing procedures to implement the policies, setting up documentation controls, quality control inspection points, training quality personnel, conducting quality audits, and working with customers to ensure their requirements were met. A program of continuing quality improvement is a major focus.

MILITARY SPECIFICATION QUALITY ASSURANCE; SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING TO MILITARY SPECIFICATIONS. He has established quality management systems compliant to military specifications for four companies. He is knowledgeable of many military specifications, including MIL-PRF-38535, "General Specification for Integrated Circuit Manufacturing," MIL-STD-883 "Test Methods and Procedures for Microcircuits," and MIL-Q-9858, "Quality System Requirements."

QUALITY AUDITING. To ensure the receipt of quality products from vendors and subcontractors, he has conducted surveys and audits to verify that the vendors and subcontractors are supplying products that meet the company's quality requirements.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington;  Tacoma, Washington;  Bellevue, Washington;  Everett, Washington;  Federal Way, Washington;  Kent, Washington;  Yakima, Washington;  Bellingham, Washington;  Lakewood, Washington;  and Renton, Washington.

Often requested
with this expert:

Semiconductor Devices, Testing and Product Engineering,...
Power Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Device Process
Semiconductor Processing and Equipment

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1949   BS   Applied Physics   UCLA  
1944     Aeronautical Engineering   University of Notre Dame  
1943     General Engineering   Central Missouri State College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to 2000




Independent Consultant


1992 to 2000


Cypress Semiconductor, Computer Products



Quality Assurance Manager


1983 to 1985


TRW Components International



Quality Assurance Manager


1954 to 1983




Semiconductor Division



Sandy held various positions at TRW including Sales Manager, Power Products; Product Line Manager, Military Products; Manager, Reliability and Quality Assurance; Director, Research and Development; Manager, Semiconductor Development; Engineerng Department Manager; and Technical Staff, R & D Labs.

1949 to 1954


Hughes Aircraft Company



Technical Staff


Career Accomplishments:

Life Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and is a member of the American Society for Quality Control.

Publications and Patents Summary

He holds four U.S. patents for semiconductor technology.

Consulting Services:
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  • Expert for consulting on hi-rel component screening.
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