9 Watertown Circle Phone: (618) 931-0324 Granite City, IL. Email: email@example.com Joseph R. Corrado Objective Assist a forward-looking business in maintaining / implementing an effective quality assurance operation which is based upon the facets of Total Quality Management. Experience 1991–2001 Tower Automotive, Corporation Granite City, IL Quality Specialist, CMM Operations / Supervisor of Quality Act as the metrology liaison for die maintenance, engineering and quality specialists by interpreting the cmm inspection data relative to both the part and the process, and then implementing corrective action as needed. Assist project engineers during the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) by organizing and completing metrology related requirements to include gage R&R, cmm program R&R and capability study of the production process. Plan, organize and implement all facets of Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) operations as a Tier I / Tier II supplier to the automotive industry. Customers included Ford, GM, Toyota, Daimler Chrysler and sister plants within Tower Automotive. Operational responsibilities included: Creation of part programs using L.K. Metrology proprietary languages, CMES & LK DMIS, as well as the industry standard programming language of DMIS 3. - CMM types used: horizontal arm & bridge. Most DMIS programming was performed using CAD model and Silma’s CimStation off-line programming software. Some experience as well using Browne & Sharp’s VAL-MEAS language. Create ‘road map’ of all inspection points / features for use by internal and external customers to assist them in visualizing the inspection. These were created using CheckMate software tools. Equip and maintain CMM laboratories to strict standards in order to enhance reliability of all measurements. To include annual budgets. Create and administer appropriate training routines for all CMM operators. Maintain training matrix for each operator. Verify integrity, repeatability, and reliability of all CMM programs by using industry-approved repeatability & reliability testing procedures. Operate FARO arm cmm and perform hard-line layout as required. Perform all quality related functions relating to specific production line. Tasks included continuous improvement to the production process from a quality assurance perspective, interpreting cmm and gage data for component, sub-assembly and final assembly product, implementing corrective actions as needed in order to maintain control of the process, work with production supervisors in maintaining effective production rates. Create and implement procedures, work instructions and forms as required by QS9000. Train hourly inspectors in: gage inspection, visual inspection, record keeping, tool correction orders and control of non-conforming material. Plan and conduct internal QS9000 audits as a lead auditor. Complete audit non-conformity reports and offer corrective action plans as needed. Direct supervisor for 20 hourly inspectors. Tasks included: Tracking time and attendance for payroll purposes. Setting work schedules. Tracking individual and team performance, Conducting time studies and adjusting workloads. Plan, organize and schedule training within the quality department. Encourage personal growth and ‘empowerment’ within the team. Education: 1978 Graduate, Litchfield High School Litchfield, IL. Continuing Primary course of study – Drafting 1999–present Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL. Currently pursuing Associates Degree, Computer Information Systems: have completed 25 credit hours with 4.0 (of possible 4.0) GPA Education: Industry related QS-9000 Internal Audit Training – Rand E. Winters Group, Inc. – 1999 QS-9000 Lead Auditor Training (Certified) – IQC – 1999 Gas Metal Arc Welding – Belleville Area College - 1991 Fundamentals Of Stamping Presses – SME – 1997 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M) – 1998 Statistical Process Control (SPC) – Internal – 1993 Operator Programmer Class I – L.K. Metrology (CMES) – 1997 Operator Programmer Class II – L.K. Metrology (CMES) – 1997 Operator Programmer Class – L.K. Metrology (DMIS) – 1998 CimStation Inspection Programming – Silma, Adept Technology – 1999 Check Mate Modeling & Reporting – Origin International, Inc. - 2001 Military Service: 1980-1982 United States Army Lawton, OK nd 2 Battalion, 34 Field Artillery Unit level Nuclear, Biological and Chemical operations N.C.O. Received Army Achievement Medal for exceptional service. 1982-1985 United States Army Phullendorf, FRG nd th 2 Detachment, 512 Field Artillery Group Physical Security N.C.O. at NATO special weapons storage facility. Security clearance required for this position: Top Secret nd Received 2 Army Achievement Medal, also for exceptional service. Tips Detail oriented. Self-motivated. Self-directed. Excellent communication and computer skills.
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