Certified Quality Engineer and Six Sigma Green Belt with over 5 years experience in manufacturing and supplier quality. I have used Six Sigma skills in conjunction with exceptional data analysis skills to implement various process improvement projects to reduce warranty, scrap, and manufacturing costs, all while promoting safety. I have served as a leader in my organization,...
Certified Quality Engineer and Six Sigma Green Belt with over 5 years experience in manufacturing and supplier quality. I have used Six Sigma skills in conjunction with exceptional data analysis skills to implement various process improvement projects to reduce warranty, scrap, and manufacturing costs, all while promoting safety. I have served as a leader in my organization, assisting with the on boarding and training of new Quality Engineers. I have worked in the product development and order fulfillment sides of the business and have developed a particular set of skills to excel in all phases of product development. I possess a Master’s of Science in Quality Engineering and two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Computer Engineering and the other in Mathematics. I am also the published author of the Thesis entitled "ISO Certification: Placebo or Legitimate Effect on Supplier Quality?”Quality Engineer @ From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Quality Engineer - Service Parts Operations @ • Initiate Initial Sample Inspection Reports (ISIR), Gage R & R’s, Capability, and Metallurgical Analysis for internally manufactured & machined parts • Work closely with global Parts Distribution Centers and Dealer Networks to communicate newly discovered part non-conformances • Utilize the NCCA system to drive corrective action for out of tolerance machining features • Facilitate monthly Quality Council meetings with senior leadership to report on quality improvement projects, quality metrics, and organizational performance • Facilitate monthly Quality Improvement Team meetings to create and define projects for Manufacturing, Operations, and Quality using statistical analysis • Manage one direct report, provide professional development coaching and training, and oversee work assignments From December 2013 to February 2015 (1 year 3 months) Quality Engineer – Drivetrain Assembly @ • Facilitated weekly Quality Improvement Team meetings to create projects for Manufacturing, Operations, and Quality using statistical analysis • Utilized the NCCA system to drive corrective action with internal suppliers to improve process and product first-pass-yield • Championed various departmental Continuous Improvement projects • Created and championed projects to mitigate high RPN PFMEA items • Used statistical analysis to monitor and improve process control limits From November 2011 to December 2013 (2 years 2 months) Waterloo, Iowa AreaSupplier Quality Engineer @ • Worked with suppliers to ensure the quality of all supplied parts to two tractor production lines • Minimized the impact of non-conformances on two production lines by coordinating containment activities and working with the supplier through Root-Cause-Analysis and Corrective Action • Facilitated changes to control plans and/or prints to increase process and product FPY • Analyzed warranty data to drive improvements across the organization • Provided weekly updates to senior management on current projects • Used statistical analysis to monitor supplier non-conformances, supplier performance, impact to production, and repair cost to initiate formal corrective action procedures and cost recovery From September 2009 to November 2011 (2 years 3 months) Waterloo, Iowa AreaEmbedded Software Design Engineer – Electro-Hydraulic Control Systems @ • Served as function owner for Suspended Front Axle & worked closely with Mannheim engineers on design and implementation of cab suspension software • Designed software for Suspended Front Axle/Triple Link Suspension on large frame tractors • Created technical publications including software requirement documents, test plans, and calibration instructions • Worked closely with Project Engineers to ensure timely delivery of software • Created design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance • Composed test and analysis plans for product verification and validation From July 2008 to August 2009 (1 year 2 months) Waterloo, Iowa AreaMaster's Degree, Quality Assurance, 3.66 @ California State University-Dominguez Hills From 2008 to 2012 Bachelor's Degree, Computer Engineering and Mathematics, 3.72 @ Johnson C. Smith University - JCSU From 1999 to 2004 Yolanda SSGB is skilled in: PFMEA, Statistical Data Analysis, Statistica, Minitab, Matlab, QI Macros, Root Cause Analysis, 8D Problem Solving, Corrective Actions, SAP, C++, C, LabVIEW, FMEA, ASQ Member
February 2015 to Present
Quality Engineer - Service Parts Operations
December 2013 to February 2015
Quality Engineer – Drivetrain Assembly
November 2011 to December 2013
Waterloo, Iowa Area
Supplier Quality Engineer
September 2009 to November 2011
Waterloo, Iowa Area
Embedded Software Design Engineer – Electro-Hydraulic Control Systems
July 2008 to August 2009
Waterloo, Iowa Area
What company does Yolanda SSGB work for?
Yolanda SSGB works for GKN Driveline
What is Yolanda SSGB's role at GKN Driveline?
Yolanda SSGB is Quality Engineer
What industry does Yolanda SSGB work in?
Yolanda SSGB works in the industry.
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