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 Expert  713957

Expert in Quality Management Systems


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEMS; TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT. Expert has over 30 years experience in the development of quality systems in a variety of organizations, including custom manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, and in the service sector. His consulting practice includes the development of ISO 9000 certifiable systems, US Food and Drug Administration cGMP (QSR's) compliant systems, and the use of total quality management tools to drive continuous improvement. He is familiar with all phases of quality, including inspection planning and quality management systems.

SUPPLIER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. A major focus of Expert's experience has been in the development of supplier quality programs and documentation, including supplier surveys, supplier partnering, and dock to stock programs.

RUBBER PROCESSING; RUBBER INJECTION MOLDING. Expert is familiar with all aspects of compression, transfer, and injection molding. He has designed and installed computerized press control equipment. In addition, he has specified plant equipment and maintained the facilities and manufacturing systems for a major precision rubber components manufacturer as Senior Executive for Operations.

JUST IN TIME (JIT) MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS. Expert has a great deal of experience in developing and implementing work flow and inventory release systems, in order to assure minimum work in process inventories and a pull system of manufacture as well as natural bottle necks.

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just-in-time inventory

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quality assurance

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rubber injection molding

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rubber molding

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rubber processing

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supplier quality improvement

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total quality management


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Degree   Subject  
  Vocational training in: Statistical Quality Control; Total Quality Control; Product Liability Prevention; Personnel Interviewing and Counseling; Technical Writing; and Principals of Business Finance  
BS   Business  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1990 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Consultant

 

1987 to 1990

 

Hiawatha Rubber Company

 

Manufacturing

 

Vice President

 

1980 to 1987

 

Hiawatha Rubber Company

 


 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

1978 to 1980

 

L & A Products

 


 

Quality Assurance Manager

 

1976 to 1978

 

Ecodyne Corporation

 

Receiving Inspection & Warranty Claims,Lindsay Division

 

Supervisor

 

1971 to 1976

 

Fabri Tek Incorporated

 

Product Assurance

 

Manager

 

1968 to 1971

 

Federal Cartridge Corporation

 


 

Senior Quality Engineer

 

Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

He is a Certified Quality Manager by ASQ.

Professional Appointments

Expert is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and has served two terms as Chair of the 4000-member Minnesota Section. He was a founding member of the Minnesota Quality Award Administrative Board, a Senior Examiner, and served for three years as a Judge for that Award (similar to the Malcolm Baldrige Award).


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in polymers for consulting on the design of rubber components.
  • Expert in Product safety analysis.
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