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Career Track: Professional growth through such positions as Plant Quality Manager, Division Quality Manager, Corporate Quality Services Manager, and Corporate Quality Manager. Would like to utilize skills and experience as Director of Process Improvement, Quality Manager and/or serve as an internal or external Business Process Consultant.

Work experience

Nov 2003Mar 2009

Quality Manager

Century Aluminum

Design and implement lean manufacturing within the company.Design reporting system utilizing statistical thinking.Conduct continuous improvment/cost reduction efforts.Resolve customer and supplier quality related issues.Assist with the commercial sales of all metal produced domestically.

Jan 2000Oct 2003

Corporate Quality Manager

Southern Graphic Systems
Responsible for the design and implementation of the Alcoa Business System (Lean Manufacturing) within the company. Responsible for the quality system within the company. Resolved customer and supplier quality issues. Facilitated the strategic planning within the company.
Jan 1996Dec 1999

Corporate Quality Services Manager

Obtained Black Belt in Six Sigma and designed an implementation plan for the company. Served as a corporated trouble shooter when significant quality issues would arise. Developed and implemented a marketing plan for the department as the department transitioned from an allocated budget to a "pay for play" budget.
Jan 1994Dec 1996

Corporate Gainsharing Manager

Interacted with Corporate, Division and Plant Management as well as with International and Plant Union Leadership in setting policy and guidelines for the Company's Gainsharing Program. Coordinated the worker participation efforts with the major labor unions (USWA and IAM). Traveled to all major plants to conduct sessions with Plant Management and Union Leadership to explain the formal negotiated agreement and guidelines. Administered the approval and payouts of the various plans.





BS Materials Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University