Specializing in Quality Management Systems and Continual Improvement
Montana Consulting
Specializing in Quality Management Systems and Continual Improvement
    Shara Montana
  "I do not consider a project successful unless my customer is 100% satisfied."
  Industry
Familiarity:
  Aerospace Aircraft Manufacturing (machine shop, painting, electrical and wire assembly, wing control surfaces subassembly, and final assembly); Automotive; Market Research; Distribution; Garment Manufacturing; Sewing; Air Horns; Precision Tooling; Cleaning Supplies; Semi-Conductor; Screw Machine Job Shop; Photo-Optical; Gear; Grinding; Financial Printing; Internet; Transformers and Power Supplies; Wall Furnaces and Fan Coils; Tire and Rubber; Metal Stamping; Coatings, Nickel and Chrome Plating; Hydraulic Lift Gates; Wire; Cable; Software Development; Plastic Injection Molding; Die Casting; Stevedoring/Terminal Operations; Air Charter Operations; Test Laboratory; Telecommunications / Installation; Distribution; and Computer Consulting.
 
  Experience:
  Manufacturing and Business Consulting ï¿¿ ISO 9001and other industry specification quality audits / assessments, implementation, internal auditor training, implementation training, consortia management and delivery, seminar and workshop management and delivery; business assessments; process mapping / re-engineering; technology transfer; sales; marketing; and materials development.
Capacity Engineering - MRP, personnel and workload forecast, queue analysis, bottleneck/critical resource analysis, machine utilization, lead time/lot size.
Industrial Engineering - manufacturing flowchart, critical path, cost studies, rate and position analysis, training, SPC, JIT.
Project Management ï¿¿ managing subassembly facility relocation, meeting facilitation, business plan development, training, management assessment.
 
  Work
History:
  2005 to date Principal, Montana Consulting
  1999-2005 Partner, Montana Uhrig Consulting
  1998-1999 Director of Group Consulting and Tool Development, CMTC
  1993-1998 Senior Consultant, CMTC
  1992-1993 Partner/Consultant, MacInTouch
  1991-1992 Industrial Engineer, McDonnell Douglas (Boeing Commercial)
  1990-1991 Project Manager, McDonnell Douglas (Boeing Commercial)
  1988-1990 Capacity Engineer, McDonnell Douglas
 
  Education:
  BS Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
MBA, Pepperdine University
 
  Credentials:
  Certified Quality Systems Lead Assessor (RAB)
Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ)
 
  Honors:
  2005 Leadership Carson Seminar ï¿¿ Management Tools for the New Millennium
  2003 International Conference on ISO 9000 Workshop ï¿¿ Continual Improvement Audit
  2003 American Society for Quality, Los Angeles Section Meeting Speaker - Continual Improvement Audit
  2002 International Conference on ISO 9000 Poster Presentation
  1998 Modernization Forum Practitioner of the Year Award
  1991 DAC Employee Recognition Award-Performance and Teamwork
  1989 DAC Young Careerist Award Nominee
 
  Other Skills:
  Basic Conversational Spanish
 
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