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Centric Parts Announces Hiring of Tim Wu as New Supplier Quality Engineer
( Industry, Calif. - June 26, 2014) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems for import and domestic cars and trucks in all driving conditions, has hired Tim Wu to fill the newly created position of Supplier Quality Engineer.
“We are excited to welcome Tim aboard,” stated Director of Engineering, Steve Ruiz. “He will be a great addition to our engineering team because of his experience in PPAP/APQP, DFSS and Supply Chain Quality Management. He will be responsible for expanding and refining our comprehensive approach to process documentation and quality planning with our suppliers.”
Besides earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering fromWashington State University, Mr. Wu has work experience that includes Tier 1 OEM automotive suppliers in transmission, suspension and NASCAR engine building, as well as stints at Sixxon, Fox Suspension, TRD and Moog Aircraft Group. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in mechanical manufacturing processes, AS9100, AIAG-ISO/TS16949 quality system management, cost reduction strategic global sourcing, new product development project management, Six Sigma/Lean manufacturing, DFM/FMEA and CAD Model Based Inspection validation.
In addition, Mr. Wu is proficient in essential engineering and quality software such as Matlab, Pro/E Wildfire, Master Cam, Ansys, Minitab, FEA, QI Macros SPC, TIP QA, Visio, ERP system; and speaks fluent Mandarin and Taiwanese.
For more information, visit Centric Parts at http://www.centricparts.com and StopTech at http://www.stoptech.com/ ; and be sure to follow StopTech on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.
About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems for passenger vehicles, light- and medium-duty trucks, and high performance and racing vehicles under the Centric® , C-TEK® , Posi Quiet® and StopTech® labels among others. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric continually innovates significant improvements to brake technology for the street and track, having earned four patents along the way. The company was founded in 2000 in Southern California and has enjoyed solid growth every year since. Originally focusing on replacement parts for everyday use, Centric Parts has aggressively expanded into OE, armored, racing and performance markets through its StopTech brand. Today the company operates multiple warehouse and manufacturing facilities totaling over 650,000 square feet and employing over 500 workers.