W. Norris Dale, Jr. CQE, CQA, CQMgr                    RESUME

Nypro Inc., Clinton, MA  December, 2004 to present

Nypro Global Healthcare:

Quality Engineer, responsible for global quality engineering in medical devices.  
Quality planning and validation protocol generation for plastics injection molding and assembly.  
Inspection and calibration methods for medical devices and instruments.  

Norris Dale, Inc., Principal, Portland, ME  September, 1997 to December 2004

Shape, Inc., Video Quality Assurance Dept., Kennebunk, ME  February, 1984 to Sept., 1997.

n    Positions with Shape, Inc.:
     Quality Manager  
     Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in videocassette manufacturing  
     Product Development Coordinator for new products  
     Lab Supervisor:  Electronic repair and calibration   
     Quality Control Supervisor for Injection Molding  
n    Responsible for technical contact with a $15MM customer  
n    Implemented SPC for magnetic tape dropouts in the videotape loading operation  
n    Designed and purchased custom gauging and test equipment for production and QC  
n    Set up an environmental test laboratory and department test procedures  
n    Managed the introduction of new artwork and packaging for Fuji Photo Film   
   retail VHS cassettes, 1991, 1994, and 1997

Hague International Corp., South Portland, ME  June, 1979 to February, 1984

Engineering positions in Marketing, Manufacturing, and Quality of industrial combustion and energy
conservation gear:  Introduced final test and quality control systems; Designed and tested combustion
control systems for forge furnaces; Installed and repaired combustion control systems on forge furnaces
and industrial boilers in the US and Canada.
n Positions with Hague International:   
  Marketing Engineer     
  Quality Control Coordinator    
  Combustrion Controls Engineer    
  Field Engineer    

Data General Corp., New Products Dept., Westbrook, Maine.  January, 1976 to June, 1979  

Test, Manufacturing, and Project Engineer in computer video terminals, disk drives, and printers,  specializing in new product introduction.   Interfaced between the Westboro, MA, design engineering group and the remote plant production team in Westbrook, ME.  Coordinated remote plant engineering efforts on new products. 

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