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Michelle K. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 3, 2009

Michelle K.

Project driven RESULTS DELIVERING ISO system guru
   United States
  |   oologah, OK


Over twenty (20) years of experience with quality organizations and systems development.
Willing and able to document process and progress and deliver exceptional results on time and within budget.
Extensive experience & expertise is held in technological, manufacturing, aerospace and educational environments. Additional expertise is held in Lean Manufacturing, re-engineering, continuous process improvement and Six Sigma.
Lean Manufacturing Champion.
Very familiar with the standards of all ISO 9000 documents, ISO 14001, TL 9000, TS...

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Skills (10)

ISO systems Implementation & Auditing

Service Description

I am a clear communicator equally at ease with senior management, governmental officials and control agencies, suppliers and contractors. I am a project driven leader and accustomed to inspiring the best job performance possible from associates and employees. I am also creative enough to be in compliance with agency requirements without sacrificing profits or deadlines. I have a sincere passion for continual improvement that, I feel, will be of great benefit to your organization or project as you begin or continue the path of improvement. I am sincerely passionate about all things technical. I have an extraordinary attention to detail and insist on perfection with every project or challenge I am given. A former US Marine, I have a passion for doing things right the first time. Superior results, with no cause for excuses, is my personal policy. You will not be dissatisfied.

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Microframe Corporation
Production Manager / General Manager
2004 - 2006
In this role, I was responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and control of the Manufacturing, Procurement, Shipping/Receiving and Quality Assurance activities in accordance with...
Whirlpool Corporation
North American Region Quality Systems Administrator
2001 - 2004
In this role, I managed the quality systems implementation of all eleven divisions in North America. Had 29 indirect reports (Master Black Belts, Black Belts, Lean Champions, Quality Managers and...
Artesyn Technologies, Inc
Customer Product Quality Engineer
2000 - 2001
A manufacturer of a broad array of power conversion products for telecommunications and computer applications. As a Customer Quality Engineer, I held the following - Maintained communications...
Battery Engineering, Inc.
Quality Assurance Manager
1999 - 2000
A manufacturer of Thionyl-Chloride primary and the first to market Lithium Polymer rechargeable batteries. As the Quality Assurance Manager for a subsidiary of Hitachi- Maxell, USA, I held the...
Eagle-Picher, Inc.
Battery Activation and Testing Supervisor / ISO 9000 Core Team Member
1996 - 1999
A manufacturer of Nickel Hydrogen rechargeable aerospace batteries, which provides power to equipment such as the Hubbell Space Telescope, the newly launched International Space Station and...
Cardinal Scale Manufacturing
Quality Assurance Administrator
1995 - 1996
A manufacturer numerous medical and commercial scales (including large steel truck scales). As the Quality Assurance Administrator, I held the following responsibilities: - Responsible for all...
Telamon Corporation
Quality Assurance Administrator
1992 - 1995
A manufacturer of telecommunications support instrumentation and tooling. As the Quality Assurance Administrator, I held the following responsibilities: - Responsible for all aspects of product...
Electronics Technician / Quality Inspector / Internal Auditor
1988 - 1992
A manufacturer of commercial computers. I held the following responsibilities: - Performed defect analysis and repair on computer hard drive systems being produced. - Learned the fundamentals of...
United States Marine Corps
Electronics Technician / Instructor
1985 - 1987
As an Electronics Technician and Instructor for Basic Electronics. I held the following responsibilities: - Taught fundamentals of basic Electronics, including, but not limited to micro-soldering,...
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Engineering & Mfg.
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