Michael Miller

Michael is a quality professional with automotive sector concentration, specializing in new product introduction and supplier development. He has compiled a wide breadth of successful product launches and product turnarounds in electro-mechanics, electronic assembly, precision machining, sensor assembly, casting, molding, and stamping.

Michael is teaming up with Concentric, using his experience to train, consult, and mentor firms with startup, turnaround, or intervention requirements.

FUNCTIONAL & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

US Quality Engineering Leader NPI Cummins Turbo, 7yrs

APQP expertise, mentoring and training 4 QE reports, multiple on time program startups with no excuses and no surprises, responsible for all new supplier APQPs and PPAPs

Lead QE Faurecia for US plant startup X5 & X6 BMW seating, 3yrs

Transfer of production techniques from Germany to South Carolina new plant startup from supplier selections to finished product PPAP approval

Lead QE Texas Instruments automotive pressure sensors, 7 yrs

Very High volume sensors to all the Tier 1’s, reduce ppm from 350 to 35 in 5 years, lead production transfers to low-cost mfg sites

Business Team Leader TI Klixon hi speed stampings, 3 yrs

Successful turnaround of a struggling business, using customer teaming, SPC awareness, tremendous scrap reductions, role model leader award

Quality Manager Advanced Electronics electronic contract assembly, 3 yrs

Manage a team of QE’s and quality technicians in two high volume PCA plants, participate in a move to a new facility, qualify setup of multiple hi-speed Fuji lines, improved quality results and in-house controls

EDUCATION & DISTINCTIONS

BS Business Management – statistics concentration – Bentley College
MBA – operations concentration – Northeastern University
Program Management Certification – Boston University
ASQ CQE
RAB TS Lead Auditor trained
SSGB trained