Rocky Kimball

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Automotive Quality Systems, Project Management, Purchasing  & Supplier Management, Certification, Supplier & Internal  Audits, Process Development & Engineering, Quality Engineering for  Design, Build, & Approval of Tooling, Test Equipment and Gages,  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control  (SPC), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Technical Writing, Problem Solving (8-D, PRR, 5 Phase, ...), Calibration,  and Reliability Testing. 

MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE

Components & Assemblies including: Interior & Exterior Door Handles; HVAC; Mirrors, Plastic & Metal  Decorative Trim; Grilles; Wheel Covers; Radio Bezels; Fascias; Shifter  Knobs & Bezels. 

Manufacturing Processes including: RIM &  Thermoplastic Injection Molding, Pad Printing, Hot Stamping, Chrome  Plating, RFI/EMI Shielding, Ultrasonic, and Hot Plate Welding, Heat  Staking, and Assembly operations. Roll Forming; Metal Stamping,  Fabrication, Welding, Machining, PCBs & Electronics, and Foundries  & Die-Casting.

Paint Systems including: High Bake, Catalyzed, Base/Clear HVLP with Hand Application, Electrostatic and Robotic Interior and Exterior Paint Systems. 

Miscellaneous: Design and implement Quality  Systems.  On-Site & Public Training Workshops on:  APQP,  PPAP, Calibration & MSA, SPC, Corrective Action, Internal Auditing  & APQP Software.  ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 17025, IATF 16949 (formerly TS),  AS9100, ISO13485, and QS-9000 with TE Supplement.

Note: if your auditor’s credentials are not addressed, please contact:

 claudia.rowe@eaglegroupusa.com