Charles M. Cherry
CQE, CQA

cmcherry@rcn.com
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
BS in Engineering Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 1981
Post Graduate Studies Walsh College of Business Troy, MI
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics  Raritan, NJ Sep-98 - Present
Quality Manager: Sep-98 Start
Manager of QC Inspections for Instruments, Software, Components, and Manufacturing. Post-production manager for Instrument and Software Quality Assurance.
Instrumentation Laboratory
formerly Mallinckrodt Sensor Systems
Ann Arbor, MI Oct-88 - Sep-98
Sr. Quality Engineer: Nov-95 Start
Engineer directly developing, refining and supporting Quality Assurance Systems.
Project Manager: 11 months
Managed assigned projects from conception through completion including justification, budgeting,
implementation, validation and documentation. Technical resource; in-house facilities expert.
Product Assurance Manager: 6 months
Established and managed Product Assurance group with two direct reports. Identified and investigated
product performance issues and coordinated corrective actions using TQM concepts (Juran). Team
leader of Failure Mode Corrective Action, Functional Diagnostic Review, and Release Criteria teams.
Facility Manager: 2 years, 11 months Facility Engineer: 1 year 
Established, expanded and managed Facility Department. Utilized strong project management, industrial
layout, budgeting and organizational skills. Received CFM designation from IFMA.
Manufacturing Engineer/
Facility Coordinator:
1 year, 8 months
Supported 'disposables' manufacturing and coordinated facility administrative services.
T&B Computing Ann Arbor, MI 1988
Senior Sales Representative: Project management software.
Gelman Sciences Ann Arbor, MI 1985 - 1988
Senior Technical Consultant: Process filtration applications.
Design Engineer II: Medical application filtration products.
The West Company Montgomery, PA 1984 - 1985
Project Engineer: High-volume, medical injection molded products. 
Applied SPC to molding process.
National Catheter Corporation
(now Mallinckrodt Anesthesia Products)
Glens Falls, NY 1983 - 1984
R&D Project Engineer: Medical products for critical care market.
Pioneer Viggo Inc. Beaverton, OR 1982 - 1983
Development Engineer: Disposable IV catheters and blood filters.
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