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I am Steve Darden. I grew up in South Bend, IN. I now live in Detroit, MI.

Profile Summary:
Photography Detroit, MI
Quality Engineering Detroit, MI
More About Me
I enjoy cooking,exercise, beer can collecting, music, basketball and golf.
Work Experience:
Stephen H Darden
16115 Pierson Ave 313 638 8385
Detroit, MI 48219 3923
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Professional Progress:
• Led PPAP generation and resolved customer issues with the same.
• Created control plans to monitor quality of manufacture of machined products
• Have Solid Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
• Used Value Stream Mapping to reduce time and cost of manufacture of product
• Responded to customer requested part sorting needs, set up instructions for those defects to look for and supervised from 2 to 5 employees during the sort
• Lead SPC programs: Identified key product characteristics, trained employees on the use of SPC, analyzed results and recommended improvements for processes
• Created work instructions for measurement of parts
• Evaluated manufacturing process and certified if they met certain criteria
• Headed up root cause analysis to solve manufacturing problems
• Developed manufacturing tooling using CAD and manual drafting methods
• Managed gages and calibration of the same
• Laid out parts using standard gauges and open set up methods
• Mastered Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance methods and measurement of the same
• Trained incoming employees on methods of print reading and part measurement
• Researched and selected raw materials for the manufacture of products

Employment History:

Cold Heading Co PPAP Coordinator
Warren, MI 48089 Creation of PPAP documentation for bolt and nut manufacture. Typical Duties
01/2008 – 09/2008 include layout of parts, gathering PPAP information from sub-suppliers, Creation
of control plans/ PFMEA’s/Process Flows, submission of IMDS information and
Tri State University (Now Trine U)

University of Michigan at Dearborn
Masters work toward manufacturing engineering.
Organizations / Affilations:
Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)

Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)
Stephen Darden is located in Detroit, MI and has the following skills: Photography, Quality Engineering
Media, Engineering
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My Skills


Category: Media
I photograph using film and digital cameras. I use Nikon SLR cameras to capture the image.

I can do weddings, communions, confirmations, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Sports, and many other events.

Do you want some portraits? Come and see about me.
Relevant Education / Credentials
I am generally self taught. I read books on photography to sharpen my skills. I do alot of practice photography to perfect the images.
Years Experience: 8

Quality Engineering

Category: Engineering
Please see my resume in What have you done with your life?
Relevant Education / Credentials
See Education Section
Years Experience: 15