CST Global appoints Quality and Supply Chain Manager
CST Global has appointed John Kane as quality and supply chain manager. Kane brings over 20 years of semiconductor experience in quality, engineering, management and commercial roles.
At CST, he will be responsible for the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) at its site in Blantyre, Glasgow. The QMS scope includes all 3 inch and 4 inch wafer fabrication and test processes and is a requirement for supplying world-class customers operating in the data centre, cloud and telecommunications markets.
Kane has held senior quality, engineering and account management positions in Spirit Aerosystems, Jabil, Sumco Europe Sales, MEMC UK, EKC Technology and Motorola. His quality management experience includes supplier, product and customer quality process implementation to exacting AS9100 and TS16949 standards.
He is also ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor qualified and has led cross-functional teams for continuous improvement, process qualification, NPI and production transfer projects in Tier 1, semiconductor and electronics manufacturing companies. He holds an Applied Physics with Semiconductor Electronics degree