Advanced Quality Engineer @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Rochester Hills, MIAdvanced Quality Engineer @ From September 2013 to February 2014 (6 months) Lead Advanced Quality Engineer @ From November 2010 to August 2013 (2 years 10 months) Advanced Quality Engineer @ Responsible for APQP for all North American customers including the following
Advanced Quality Engineer @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Rochester Hills, MIAdvanced Quality Engineer @ From September 2013 to February 2014 (6 months) Lead Advanced Quality Engineer @ From November 2010 to August 2013 (2 years 10 months) Advanced Quality Engineer @ Responsible for APQP for all North American customers including the following programs: Honda MY10 Accord, TL, STX, Element & SZNA HVAC, Toyota MY11 580L Drive Monitor Switch, Chrysler MY11 Power Lumbar Switch, BMW MY11 Audio Panel and Steering Wheel Switch, Honda MY11 Odyssey Power Window Switches, Ford MY11 U387 RKE & U502 PWS
Led the development of the Product Development Road Map (PDRM).
Frequent travel to Alps Mexico, Europe and Japan plants to facilitate the following:
Customer audits including run at rate and PPAP approval.
Assembly line improvements to reduce FPY and PPM.
Developed and conducted training on the following APQP related skills: SPC, PPAP, GD&T, Process Capability, Gage R&R, Reliability, & DOE From January 2004 to October 2010 (6 years 10 months) Quality Planning Engineer @ Primary quality contact for the following customers and product lines: International Truck & Engine Co. ECM, General Motors ECM and PCM,
Led the reduction of the GM P06 ECU PPM level to From January 2000 to January 2004 (4 years 1 month) Test Lab Engineer / Quality Systems Manager @ Managed the quality system (QS 9000) and all activities and training associated with preparation for compliance with TS 16949.
Developed and presented quality reports for Ford Motor Co. - Michigan Truck Plant
Responsible for management of the ES Test Lab.
Implemented a gage tracking system for all instruments used for product acceptance.
Management of all testing associated with in process and pre-production builds.
Supervised 3 lab technicians From January 1999 to January 2000 (1 year 1 month) Quality Supervisor / Layout Technician @ Responsible for development of PFMEA's, Control Plans, & Process Flow Diagrams for PPAP submission.
Supervised the activities of six quality inspectors
Led the policy development and implementation plan for a successful QS 9000 registration.
Developed and instructed a training program on Blue Print Reading and GD&T.
Performed complete dimensional layouts and capability studies for PPAP submission From January 1997 to January 1999 (2 years 1 month) Quality Inspector @ Responsible for development of dimensional inspection reports for a variety of machined aerospace fasteners
Developed and maintained the gage maintenance system
Worked as KAIZEN coordinator with Pratt Whitney to implement cellular manufacturing.
Conducted all GR&R studies From January 1995 to January 1997 (2 years 1 month)
Master of Science, Quality Management @ Eastern Michigan University From 1995 to 2011 B.A., English @ Albion College From 1989 to 1993 High School Diploma, College Prep @ Grosse Ile High School From 1986 to 1989 Chris Warchol is skilled in: APQP, Automotive, PPAP
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