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Expert in Automotive Supplier Development Engineer


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United Kingdom
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He has experience of Continuous improvement activities at automotive and general product supplier sites has achieved Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues. He is experienced in Problem prevention by the implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE and part approval He is involved with Supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery he supports sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. He Advises and assists in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP) He has achieved the maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.
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quality auditing

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quality control

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quality engineering

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quality evaluation

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quality standard

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supplier quality engineering

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value engineering


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1985   chartered engineer   quality assurance   coventry tech   distinction

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2007

 

Perkins

 

global purchasing

 

supplier development engineer

 

Persons in this role reported to the Global Purchasing Category Manager. This role has responsibility for supplier performance management (QCLDM/SPM), APQP, PPAP, process change notification (PCN), Involvement in 8D corrective actions, capacity analysis, assistance to the commercial group, and served as the technical liaison between the business and the supplier.

2004 to 2006

 

Visteon

 

Supplier development engineer

 

Supplier development engineer

 

Visteon November 2004 to 13th Dec 2006 (contract completed) Supplier Quality Consultant limited company contractor status Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants in supplying assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis, OEE. Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers, supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP) The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

2004 to 2004

 

Jaguar cars

 

Global purchasing

 

Supplier technical assistance engineer

 

Self employed consultant limited company contractor status Supplier Technical assistance programme Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts worked on X250 2008 model year early sourcing in UK and Worldwide for Jaguar cars, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Jaguar European plants to support worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues. Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP) The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

2002 to 2004

 

Visteon

 

Global purchasing

 

Supplier development engineer

 

Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis, OEE. Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers, supplier improvement manages changes attains cost, quality and delivery. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction, production part approval (PPAP) The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

2001 to 2002

 

Lear Corporation

 

Global purchasing

 

STA Quality Consultant

 

Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in UK and Europe, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to. Enable Lear Corporation Portugal to supply automotive electrical harnesses and interior components to Jaguar X350 vehicle builds operations. Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Lear Corporation, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Lear European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites, Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, production part approval (PPAP) Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis O.E.E Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery, Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base. Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues

2000 to 2001

 

VISTEON

 

GLOBAL PURCHASING

 

STA QUALITY ENGINEER

 

Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa, APQP development of suppliers to Enable Visteon South Africa to supply to Ford Rocam engine build operations. STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE, production part approval (PPAP) Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

MIQA

Licenses/Certifications

chartered engineer

Professional Appointments

group quality manager


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Oxford Instruments (May-November 2000) contract completed Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status Self-employed Quality consultant project managed a specific 6-month Process improvement contract
  • Visteon Dunton November 2000 to July 2001) contract completed Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa,
  • Lear Corporation Coventry August 2001 to April 2002 contract completed Self employed STA Quality consultant limited company contractor status Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in UK and Europe,
  • Visteon VCTC Dunton April 2002 – 2004 Self employed Quality consultant limited company contractor status Supplier Development Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts in UK and Europe for Visteon Corporation, STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers.
  • Jaguar Cars Browns Lane Coventry June 2004 – to November 2004 contract for Jaguar cars Self employed consultant limited company contractor status Supplier Technical assistance programme Engineer Project managed specific Supplier Technical Assistance and development contracts worked on X250 2008 model year early sourcing in UK and Worldwide for Jaguar cars,
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1978 to 1980   South Africa   BRITISH INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS. Quality Assurance Superintendent Manufacturer of Industrial Plastic Moulding Powders.
1980 to 1982   South Africa   S.A.) Pty LTD. Quality Assurance Manager Manufacturer of Sports Equipment
1982 to 1985   South Africa   DUNLOP. S.E.I Quality Assurance Manager. Manufacture of Automotive Brake Systems

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   have knowledge not fluent

Market Research:
Strengths- 20 years Senior Quality management experience, in house quality systems and supplier development, Quality Assurance and new product introduction Skills – APQP, PPAP, PPM, Control plans, purchasing cost reduction, supplier selection, problem solving, root cause analysis, QS 9000, TS16949, FMEA.5WHY, 8D, fishbone, Process auditing, IT skills

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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Self employed STA Quality Engineer limited company contractor status Project managed a specific 6-month Supplier Technical Assistance and development contract in Europe and South Africa, APQP development of suppliers to Enable Visteon South Africa to supply to Ford Rocam engine build operations. STA and APQP development of suppliers, to support Visteon European plants to supply assemblies to worldwide OEM carmakers. Continuous improvement activities at supplier sites Problem prevention by implementation of APQP, Design and process FMEA's, Process controls, Capability and process analysis OEE, production part approval (PPAP) Problem resolution using global 8D to address both plant and customer satisfaction issues Support sourcing for Quality strategy by on site assessment of proposed new suppliers. Supplier improvement manage changes attain cost, quality and delivery. Advise and assist in the deployment of variability reduction The achievement and maintenance of QS9000, TS16949 and Q1 standards throughout the supplier base.


 

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