Quality Manager @ K-TECHnologies Electronic Manufacturing Services for HIGH RELIABILITY Applications From May 2016 to October 2016 (6 months) 4090 Jeffrey Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14219 716-828-4444Director Of Operations @ Ashton Potter Security Printers High security printing and technologies. Responsible for Maintenance, Press, Finishing, Shipping and Receiving, Security and R&D for 2 facilities 24/5+.• Attained full security clearance...
Quality Manager @ K-TECHnologies Electronic Manufacturing Services for HIGH RELIABILITY Applications From May 2016 to October 2016 (6 months) 4090 Jeffrey Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14219 716-828-4444Director Of Operations @ Ashton Potter Security Printers High security printing and technologies. Responsible for Maintenance, Press, Finishing, Shipping and Receiving, Security and R&D for 2 facilities 24/5+.• Attained full security clearance in support of USPS and the GPO.• Established a continuous improvement work culture in multiple facilities for a standard 24/5 operation.• Fully responsible for Operation’s commitment to all security protocols on a daily basis with swift response when opportunities for improvement or accountability issues arise.• Worked closely with Director of Human Resources on staffing, employee development, skills value and review of production related policies, procedures and issues in the production areas. • Developed and executed an Operation’s Cross Training Plan designed to maximize the workforce versatility while identifying and addressing strategic areas of need. Established and monitored training metrics with a focus on employee retention.• Worked closely with the CTO and CFO to develop and execute the Operation’s capital investment plans in support of new and existing programs.• Provided full support for all of Ashton Potter’s accreditations by documenting, training and implementing SOP’s with an ongoing focus on Health and Safety.• Updated Ashton Potter’s Lock out tag out program.• Provided annual plant training of Ashton Potter’s QMS. • Worked closely with Senior Management on strategic corporate planning and initiatives. • Oversaw all data collection and reporting of Operation’s performance metrics with a focus on shift performance and 100% OTD.• Direct supervision reports included Maintenance, Press, Finishing, Shipping and Receiving, Security and R&D. Responsible for performance goals, reviews and day to day coaching. From January 2018 to December 2019 (2 years) Williamsville, New YorkOperations Manager @ Ashton Potter Security Printers High Security Printing - Highly Sought After SolutionsAshton Potter supports its customers' individual requirements by offering a range of customized secure label, stamp, document, and envelope products utilizing a variety of security print methods and finishing formats complemented with robust track and trace and supply chain management systems. http://www.ashtonpotter.com/ From October 2016 to January 2018 (1 year 4 months) 10 Curtwright Dr, Buffalo, NY 14221Quality Assurance Manager @ Switzer Responsibility for the Quality function, 2 facilities• Brought Gates facility into the Switzer QMS. Fully re-implemented the QMS, encompassing 2 plants with ISO-9001/2008 certification received August 2015• Upgraded the document control system from a paper driven system to fully digital• Updated business KPI’s (Key performance Indicators) with monthly reporting of data and trend information to drive proper corrective actions.• Fully integrated the Corrective and Preventative action system into the Switzer business process to ensure closure in 30 days or less. Increased on time delivery of CA from 50 to 85% OTD.• Coordinated Quarterly QMT (Quality Management Team) meetings with Executive staff, driving on time delivery of assigned action items• Reorganized Quality department to provide focus and resources to business objectives and customer initiatives. Recruited, hired, trained, and evaluated staff to insure the highest performance standards.• Established Quality Planning Process to be implemented during the quoting process to reduce production release delays upon order receipt. From 2014 to January 2016 (2 years) Blasdell and Lackawana NYV.P. Operations @ Switzer Responsibility for Engineering, Facilities, Quality and Manufacturing• Generated and implementing annual budgets• Successfully implemented forward scheduling philosophy using VISUAL ERP system resulting in a sustained 98% on time delivery.• Improved the inventory management system resulting in 100% improvement in Inventory turns• Successfully lobbied and obtained approval for Ferric chloride recycling from NYS DEC, reducing hazardous waste disposal costs approx. $85k/Yr• Successful use of LEAN principles reducing standard lead time by 5 working days (25-50% LTR) while maintaining 98% OTD.• Established personnel development program including a formal coaching program and performance driven bonus program.• Participated in Corporate SWOT and Strategic Planning Activities• Implemented capital expenditures plan, on time, on budget. Highlighted by the design, purchase and installation of 3 Etchers and a Resist stripping line resulting in increased process capability and 75% throughput improvement.• Oversaw the development and implementation of corporate wide preventative maintenance program.• 30 direct and indirect reports including; Engineering, Quality, Facilities and Manufacturing personnel• Grew the organization from 3 to7 million during my tenure. Organization Became SWITZER in 2014. From 2002 to 2014 (12 years) Blasdell New YorkEngineering Manager @ Precision Photo Fab Inc Managed the engineering and design functions (3 direct reports).• Standardized the quoting process, including the implementation of an Excel based quoting system with an output of estimated cost and recommended selling price. Responsible for annual review and setting of labor rate costs, throughput rates and yields.• Authored many standard operating procedures for the engineering and manufacturing operations.•Standardized the design process to improve 1st pass yield.• Assisted in the design and layout of the new Jeffrey Blvd facility to support the chemical etching process. Fully supported the move while meeting all production commitments.• Organized process improvement initiative, culminating in the purchase and installation of Ferric Chloride regeneration units resulting in process stability and cost reductions of $50-100K/year.• Responsible for hazardous waste compliance, including disposal and organizational training.• Organization moved location in 1998 and became part of Precision Manufacturing Group in 2010 From 1993 to 2002 (9 years) Cheektowaga NYOperations Manager @ GTS Enterprises, Salamanca NY Responsible for planning and executing the daily operations of the manufacturing operations of Red House, LLC. Including, but not limited to, coordinating and leading employees in all operating functions, preparing production schedules and coordinating manufacturing activities to ensure production, costs, quality and efficiency targets are met. Responsible for ensuring the factory maintains compliance to safety, environmental, security and other regulatory requirements, as needed. Responsible for scaling production to meet demand. Salamanca, New York, United States
May 2016 to October 2016
4090 Jeffrey Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14219 716-828-4444
Ashton Potter Security Printers
Director Of Operations
January 2018 to December 2019
Williamsville, New York
Ashton Potter Security Printers
October 2016 to January 2018
10 Curtwright Dr, Buffalo, NY 14221
Quality Assurance Manager
2014 to January 2016
Blasdell and Lackawana NY
2002 to 2014
Blasdell New York
Precision Photo Fab Inc
1993 to 2002
GTS Enterprises, Salamanca NY
Salamanca, New York, United States
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University at Buffalo
Master of Engineering (MEng), Engineering/Industrial Management
1990 to 1991
University at Buffalo
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Industrial Engineering
1988 to 1990
State University of New York College at Fredonia
Bachelor of Science (BS), Mathematics
1985 to 1987
What company does Andrew Sauciunac work for?
Andrew Sauciunac works for K-TECHnologies
What is Andrew Sauciunac's role at K-TECHnologies?
Andrew Sauciunac is Quality Manager
What industry does Andrew Sauciunac work in?
Andrew Sauciunac works in the Printing industry.
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