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Daniel Hernly

7688 Ridgemont Drive


Newburgh, IN 47630
Home: (812) 490-6200
Cell: (260) 242-0282
Email: daniel.hernly@hotmail.com

EDUCATION
B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, May 2002
Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Internal ISO Auditor Training, February 2006


Pyrotek, Evansville, IN

Lean Training, November 2006


Pyrotek, Columbia City, IN

Six Sigma Black Belt Training, July 2004


Dometic Corporation, Elkhart, IN

Six Sigma Green Belt Training, July 2008


ASQ, Indianapolis, IN

OSHA Training, September, 2008


J. J. Keller and Associates Inc., Evansville, IN

Root Cause Analysis Training, September 2007


ASQ, St. Louis, MO

EXPERIENCE
Pyrotek Inc., August 2005 – Present
Evansville Plant Quality Engineer, Evansville, IN, July 2008 – Present
• Responsible for working with production to create standardized work and inspection instructions.
• Responsible for performing root cause analysis on all customer and supplier issues.
• Use Excel to track the number of customer issues, on time shipments, and internal and external dppm for
plant metrics.
• Reduced the number of customer complaints by 70%.
• Responsible for leading and training 10 production employees to insure quality standards are being
achieved.
• Responsible for Calibration of all equipment used to except and reject material.
Evansville Plant Lean Facilitator, Evansville, IN, February 2008 – Present
• Use lean concepts to reduce quality issues and increase production.
• Coordinate and plan lean events.
• Work with groups of both production and management employees to complete lean events.
• Used 5s to create a die rack that eliminated quality issues with press.
• Worked with Plant Manager to purchase a grommet press that reduced labor time by 50% to install
grommets.
• Repositioned production layout to remove areas of wasted space and allow for new equipment.
• Perform monthly training on lean concepts.
Evansville Plant Safety Engineer, Evansville Plant, Evansville, IN, July 2008 – Present
• Responsible for doing Hazard Assessments on all equipment and processes.
• Responsible for the safety of 21 employees.
• Responsible for maintaining plant OSHA 300 and 300A Logs.
• Responsible for maintaining training matrix to complete all required OSHA safety training that resulted in
only 1 lost time accident in 2009.
• Zero OSHA recorded violations or visits.
Company Wide ISO 9001 Auditor, February 2006 – Present
• Completed 6 Internal Audits, corrections made after findings allowed for Pyrotek to pass external audits
and maintain ISO 9001 certification.
Stainless Steel Division Quality Engineer, Evansville, IN, April 2007 – July 2008
• Developed and implemented quality assurance program that resulted in zero quality issues with customers
in 2007 and 2008.
• Responsible for working with 4 production employees to insure quality standards were being achieved.
• Led the process for obtaining ISO 9001 certification.
• Used Microsoft Word and Excel to create work instructions and data recording documents.
• Implemented and performed incoming material inspection and testing.
• Create and maintain production drawings using AutoCAD.
Stainless Steel Division Safety Engineer, Evansville, IN, April 2007 – July 2008
• Responsible for the safety of 6 employees.
• Created and maintained training metrics to meet all required OSHA safety training that resulted in zero lost
time accidents in 2007 and 2008
• Maintained OSHA regulations.
Columbia City Plant Manufacturing Engineer, Columbia City, IN, August 2005 – April 2007
• Completed production drawings using AutoCAD.
• Performed engineering change requests.
• Quoted Tinplate and Wiremesh Parts.
Columbia City Plant Quality Engineer, Columbia City, IN, August 2005 – April 2007
• Responsible for performing root cause analysis on all customer and supplier issues.
• Use Excel to track the number of customer issues, on time shipments, and internal and external dppm for
plant metrics.
• Responsible for working with 20 production employees to insure quality standards were being achieved.
• Responsible for Calibration of all equipment used to except and reject material.
• Reduced the number of customer complaints by 30%.
Columbia City Plant Safety Engineer, Columbia City, IN, August 2005 – April 2007
• Responsible for the safety of 35 employees.
• Trained employees per OSHA requirements.
• Maintained OSHA regulations.
• Zero OSHA recorded violations or visits.

Ohio Township Volunteer Firefighter, Newburgh, IN May 2007 – Present


• Respond to emergency calls
• Certified First Responder
• Completed Firefighter Basic and Mandatory Training
• Certified to drive emergency vehicles.
Safety Officer, August 2009 – Present
• Responsible for evaluating all operations on fire and medical scenes to make sure they apply to OSHA
safety standards.

Dometic Corporation, Elkhart, IN, November 2002 – July 2005


Technical Service Representative, November 2002 – July 2005
• Talked with OEM, RV Dealers and Retail Customers.
• Answered technical questions and provided warranty parts for RV fridges, A/C units and awnings.
• Completed e-mails and faxes on warranty and technical questions.
Six Sigma Green Belt, January 2004 – July 2005
• Completed a 6-month Six Sigma Black Belt training program.
• Performed as team leader for Six Sigma projects.
• Completed first project on the Reduction of Call Response Time in the Technical Service Department.
Saved Dometic over $20,000.
• Before leaving was in the process of completing two projects on the Reduction of Damaged
Fridges in the Elkhart and California Warehouses and The Reduction of Warranty Costs on
Slide Topper Fabric. Projects were estimated at savings of over $150,000.

Maxon Corporation, Muncie, IN, October 2000 – July 2002


Intern, Design Department
• Worked with engineers in the design of new parts and changes to improve existing parts.
• Converted parts from the old 2D scale to the 3D scale with the use of Solid Edge.

SKILLS
Computer Experience
• Minitab
• AutoCAD, Solid Edge
• Lotus Notes
• Visual, AS400, Acrobat
• Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet

Key Words
Lean Training
Six Sigma
ISO 9001
OSHA
Quality Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Excel
Word
AutoCAD
Power Point
Minitab