Andrew Smith

Professional Summary

Results-driven Quality Control Manager and engineer armed with a graduate degree and 10 years’ experience.  Dedicated to improving efficiency, productivity, and profitability of organizations through the development and execution of innovative, cost-effective solutions.  Adept at leading teams in the optimization of processes and procedures within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Employment history

Quality Control Manager, Will LLC. New Andreastad, West Virginia
Nov. 2018 – Present
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of quality control inspectors for incoming and outgoing products.
    • Currently responsible for 13 inspectors and a Supervisor for 2nd Shift Quality Control  
  • Establish department level vision for Quality Control 
    • Created standard work for lead, supervisor and manager level
    • Develop and improve SOPs for Quality Inspection
    • Exceed a customer acceptance rate of 99% of all products; currently average 95% acceptance 
  • Focus on the use of lean principles to reduce waste 
    • Completed KARL STORZ Green Belt program
    • Facilitated kaizen event to reduce inspection cell from 4 to 3 person task 

Quality Engineer III, Mertz-Heller. Yinghaven, Mississippi
Jan. 2017 – Mar. 2017
  • Responsible for standardizing  the CAPA records, implementing a CAPA Review Board and overall management of the process to ensure CAPA timelines
    •  Managed the CAPA system in response to 483 findings 
  • Managed the Supplier Quality Systems process for compliance to standard SOP requirements 
  • Hosted internal, 3rd party and notified body audits

Quality Engineer II, Mayert-Corwin. Sporerberg, Delaware
Dec. 2015 – Mar. 2016
  •  Supported Video Endoscope production areas as the quality engineer
    • Help to improve in-process yields through various problem solving initiatives 
  • Responsible for incoming quality of products to outgoing and customer complaints
    • Engaged in problem solving activities with suppliers to ensure part quality 
    • Responsible the maintenance of customer metrics to reduce customer complaints and warranties 
  • Worked on design teams to introduce new products and components  to the company
    • Developed Inspection Plans for outgoing product based on device specification requirements 
    • Developed Inspection Plans for incoming product for the critical features of the component 

Supplier Quality Engineer, Greenfelder-Olson. Lake Maoburgh, North Carolina
Jul. 2013 – Sep. 2013
  • Responsible for the incoming quality of supplied products
  •  Work with the manufacturing associates on in-process defects with supplied parts
  •  Support the incoming inspection staff on a day-to-day basis to ensure the equipment and procedures are adequate for inspection
  • Responsible for generating First Article inspections and determining the Critical to Quality characteristics for components
  • Work with suppliers to improve the quality of products through montioring and corrective actions

Design Engineer, Mertz LLC. North Darius, Nevada
May. 2010 – Jun. 2010
  • Responsible for designing of new veterinary orthopedics for the market
  • Collaborated with Doctor’s around the country to develop new products 


Metz University, Parkerborough, Maryland
Master of Science, Engineering Management, Feb. 2012

Lang College, Schmelerland, Idaho
Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, Feb. 2008


Personal info


(000) 000-0000


287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000


Continuous Improvement

Quality Assurance

Lean Manufacturing

Project Management

quality control manager

  • Work directly with body technichnicians, paint technicians, estimators and Management 

quality control manager

  • Overseeing product development procedures to identify any deviations from quality standards.
  • Inspecting the final output, comparing it to the requirements, and approving or rejecting the final products.
  • Cooperate with the Project Quality Engineer (PQE) to analyses of non conformities.
  • Supervises inspection of defect renewal and welding.

quality control manager

  • Keeping accurate documentation and performing statistical analysis
  • Scan and type all sheets that go with each individual vessel.
  • Provide knowledge to the employees in areas needed.
  • Gaining an understanding of the client’s needs and requirements and communicating them and the quality standards to the production teams.
  • Supervising inspectors, pipe-fitters, and other staff members and providing guidance.
  • Inspect all inlets, and outlets of vessels. Including Skids, water/Oil Dumps and HP and LP Bottles.
  • Devising, improving, and reviewing new specifications and procedures for products or processes, and training staff to use them.

quality control manager

  • Handled safety responsibilities including sanitation and management. 
  • Took inventory periodically and handled paperwork for billing gear.
  • In charge of factory wide clean up for HACCP inspections.
  • Checked quality of fish by fillet.
  • In charge of quality and safety practices being followed in factory at all times.
  • Familiar with human resources paperwork and working with computers

quality control manager

  • Administrate the inspection process perform by in-house personnel as well the outside contractors.
  • Provide support and work of all Operational Manager, technicians and Engineering areas.
  • Implement controls to provide security for operating installations practices.
  • Obtain and evaluate information on factors such as reporting , statistics, formats required, costs, and security needs.
  • Travel to customers premises to perform audit of all installation and maintenance jobs.

quality control manager

  • Develop product specifications for the different products
  • Ensure adherence to country legislation in terms of product labeling
  • Develop quality management system for the organisation
  • Ensure adherence of products to specifications
  • Develop new products
  • Lead on quality improvement of products

quality control manager/ welder/ helper

  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a tape measure, chalk soap stone, and marking gauge.
  • Assisted in helping fabricators with fabrication of new or repair work equipment.
  • Cut low carbon steel plate to specification to be rolled into cylinders.
  • Stock metal drops and mark, keep inventory of steel by marking with correct heat numbers, thickness, length and width. 

quality control manager

  • Interpret specifications to ensure that the aggregates and or concrete meet the required specifications.
  • Overall responsibility for effective laboratory operations and quality control
  • Deliver EHS departmental programs and improvement plans.
  • Keep and maintain ISO standards 14001 and OSHA 18001

quality control manager

  • Develop or implement policies, s
  • Direct or coordinate activities of  inspection department and staff, to assure structural quality for railcar fleet at GATX Tierra Blanca Service Center. 
  • Lead the implementation and development of ISO 22000;
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory, industry and customer requirements (food safety, hygiene, supplier approval programs)

quality control manager

  • Ensure that the organization’s Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, ISO/ regulatory/legal requirements.
  • Report to top management on the performance of the QMS (e.g., results of quality audits, corrective actions), including the need for improvement.
  • Prepare, revise and review SOPs.
  • Maintain training records and associated programs.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely inspection/calibration of monitoring and measuring devices.
  • Generate new procedures and revise existing procedures, as required.
  • Ensuring the necessary coordination within the company during all internal/external/regulatory audits and preparing, coordinating and sharing RCA (Root Cause Analysis), CAP (Corrective Actions Plan) accordingly.

quality control manager

  • Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, quality control, engineers, and fabricators, to ensure job success.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to ensure units are built to code (ASME SECTION VIII DIV. I).
  • Fabricate parts to specifications, using tools, such as welding machines, tourches, and/or grinders.
  • Study blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods needed to fabricate products.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to specification.
  • Set up or operate metalworking, brazing, welding, or cutting equipment.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production delivery dates.

quality control manager

  • Closely monitoring and examining each stage of the entire production process.
  • Segregating non-conforming material in accordance with written quality procedures.
  • Making sure that company employees follow documented procedures and standards.
  • Overseeing the identification of all inbound material.
  • In charge of archiving all quality related administrative records and filing them. 
  • Participating in all safety related training workshops organized by the company 

quality control manager

  • Developed, implemented and managed quality control systems   
  • Established standards, customer specifications, and production goals 
  • Responded to customer complaints  
  • Lead a team of quality control technicians and chemists 
  • Developed and analyzed statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products 
  • Interacted with vendors to ensure the quality of all purchased raw materials  
  • Designed, developed and implemented quality control training programs and SOPs 

quality control manager

  • Make sure all Mattresses pass Wolf, and U.S Standards.
  • Lead a small team of QC people to help make better products.
  • Ensure all receivable and outgoing materials, are in great condition, and working order.
  • Updated all MSDS worksheets, and updated all of the paperwork that we keep for our records of our pass/fail mattresses. 
  • Sales and customer service experience 

quality control manager

  • Recommend and execute personnel actions, such as hirings, evaluations, and promotions.
  • Recommend and implement measures to motivate employees and to improve inspection methods, equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
  • Develop line balance standards for each inspection area to understand labor requirements.
  • Developed and implemented of Standard Work for Supervisor and Leads

quality control manager

  • Evaluate employees’ job performance and conformance to regulations and recommend appropriate personnel action.
  • Recruit, interview, and select employees.
  • Maintain records pertaining to inventory, personnel, orders, supplies, or machine maintenance.
  • Monitor inventory levels and requisition or purchase supplies as needed.