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CANDIDATE PROFILE
Name: John Mosier
Last Updated: 2019-04-01
Email: ibsmosier@yahoo.com
Phone #: 2482107130
Address: 726 Bay Pointe Drive
Oxford, MI 48371
RESUME
QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Results-driven, customer-focused, and detail-oriented professional, equipped with extensive experience in supplier quality management, production processes, and product development. Adept at leading and training high-performing teams to improve overall performance and achieve goals as well as establishing and implementing quality systems across manufacturing sites. Recognized as a team player and effective leader; dedicated to process improvements and staff development.

Core Competencies
Organizational Growth | Program Management | Software Development | Quality Assurance and Control
Manufacturing Engineering | Supplier Relations | Problem Resolution and Decision Making

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ADIENT, Plymouth, MI, USA
Senior Supplier Development Engineer, Seating Commodities and Mechanisms 2018–Present
• Lead massive tool moves from financially distressed supplier while administering 87 new production part approval process (PPAPs) without adversely affecting 5 different customer production schedules or deliveries
• Strategically design global advanced product quality planning (APQP) global tracking application and VDA tracking and management application/database
• Implement initiatives in collaboration with Engineering and Production teams to improve production performance and reduce cost of poor quality (COPQ) associated with scrap and rework
• Define key chemical suppliers for purchasing and audit plan with regional and global sourcing quality team
• Keenly analyze and recommend responses to customer quality requirements contained in contracts, purchase orders and specifications, including comments, alternate requirements or cost data on requirements deemed unsatisfactory
• Offer workable insights to quality engineers and purchasing to support corporate VDA management
• Perform VDA audits on supplier quality management system, quality capabilities, processes and facilities for all NAFTA suppliers

MAGNETI MARELLI, AUBURN HILLS, MI, USA
Supplier Development Engineer / Commodity Specialist, NAFTAC Chemical Commodities 2016–2018
• Conducted designed experiment on conformal coating line to eliminate field reliability issues and manufacturing rework
• Handled PPAP activities for FCA parts as well as lighting validation plans for FCA projects
• Wrote extensive team feasibility commitment letter to minimize issues at quotation and launch as well as corporate lessons learned and safe launch documents for the entire global enterprise
• Planned, executed, and maintained the supplier International Automotive Task Force (IATF) tracking database
• Took charge of sourcing and evaluating 17 new suppliers through VDA 6.3 auditing
• Carried out root cause analysis for all returned parts
• Made it possible for a non-automotive electrical supplier to attain TS16949 status in less than one year

MARQUARDT SWITCHES, ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, USA
Senior Quality Planning Specialist 2012–2016
• Directed all aspects of APQP for all corporate switches globally
• Collaborated with system engineering to guarantee quality integrity within all functional groups, including firmware developers, test engineering, and network engineering
• Developed and implemented all Design Review Based on Failure Mode (DRBFM) activities for Toyota programs
• Drove strategic efforts in increasing rating in key customer’s supplier scorecard from 47% to 80%
• Pioneered formal Layered Process Auditing System (LPA) throughout manufacturing
• Administered automotive customer's quality portals in North America region and boosted key quality performance indicators to improve customer satisfaction



FCA, AUBURN HILLS, MI, USA
Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, Infotainment, Styled Electrical Switches/FOB’s, and Lighting 2010–2012
• Held responsibility for more than 40 electrical suppliers in all aspects of ongoing quality performance and advanced product quality planning (APQP) and PPAP
• Spearheaded APQP planning activities, process changes, and quality improvement plans
• Formulated master Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) for the following commodities;

 Airbags
 Batteries
 Cameras
 Control Modules
 Door Modules
 Engine control Modules (ECM)
 Electronic Modules
 Key Frequency Operated Buttons(FOB)
 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
 Fuel Systems
 Lock & Key Sensors
 Printed Circuit Boards (PCB’s)
 Radios & Navigation
 Sensors
 Switches (Interior & Exterior)

• Administered on-time tool transfer programs from one supplier to another
• Successfully performed numerous Red X studies during four vehicle launches
• Capitalized on industry expertise in fulfilling various responsibilities, thus receiving two separate Recognition of Excellence awards

EARLIER CAREER WITH HIGHLIGHTS

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, Styled Electrical Switches | Warren, MI, USA
• Implemented top focus and warranty analysis function with all suppliers and double-sided PCB boards within 900 programs which saved $270K annually
• Obtained Enterprise Award for writing software program that organized all engineering APQP tasks and produced savings of $1.2M annually

Senior Supplier Quality Engineering Supervisor, Radios, Navigation, Video Displays, DVD | Shanghai, China
• Demonstrated effectiveness in building China Liaison office in Shanghai, China
• Minimized department operational costs through development of multi-province APQP database
• Provided $20.3M worth of business that US companies did not want to produce

Senior Supplier Quality Engineering Supervisor | Pattaya, Thailand
• Played a lead role in launching new vehicle at 100% full PPAP on-time
• Earned recognition from chief executive officer (CEO) Jack Smith for training and supervising new quality staff in Thailand

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Major in Quality Control Management
Kennedy Western University, Thousand Oaks, CA
GPA: 3.98

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Certifications
VDA 6.3 – Certified Lead Auditor
Red X Strategies – Journeyman Certification
Black Belt Training – Black Belt Certification
ASQC – Certified Quality Manager (CQM)
ASQC – Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
Smartsheet – Certified Developer

Licenses
VDA 6.3 – License No. P-6.3-1605-B-12860 – 57 Audits performed at this standard



AFFILIATIONS

American Society for Quality (ASQC)
Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA)

ACTIVITIES

Founder, Enterprise Solutions LLC

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite | SharePoint | Skype | PLM | SAP | XMIND | Smartsheet | Minitab | Oracle
|AutoCAD | FileMaker

BOOK

Mosier, J. (2010). The n’s justify the means: A practical guide to eliminating costs associated with poor quality. https://www.amazon.com/Justify-Means-John-Mosier-Jr/dp/0557196787

JOURNAL ARTICLE

Mosier, J. (2002). Application of robust design methods to 2002 Chevrolet avalanche sail panel. JSQE, volume 10 (5), 120-134.

PATENT

Mosier, J. (2010). Patent No. 0033889 A1. US Patent Office.


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