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Manager Engineer

Simpsonville, South Carolina, 29681, United States
March 20, 2011
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Simpsonville, SC 29681
Cell: (678)***-****


Obtain a management position within an organization known for technical excellence and industry leadership. This role should capitalize on my skill set of quality, program/project management, engineering, manufacturing and business acumen.
At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, I currently provide these diversified skills to complex technical program/projects, manage budgets and schedules and provide analysis and continuous improvement. I provide leadership oversight to ensure all aspects of government contract requirements are satisfied.
I have extensive experience coordinating a cross-functional workforce, both technical and non-technical, in complex, schedule driven environments.


25+ years experience in technical project/group management, trained in leadership competencies, Lean Six-Sigma, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) Create Statements of Work (SOW) and government Proposal Development and execution Establish Work/Schedule Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Integrated Master Schedules/Plans (IMS/IMP) Able to effectively communicate at all levels within an organization Exceptional internal/external customer relations Trained in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) methodologies in support of ‘continuous improvement’ philosophy while executing business plan Self-starter who can take on projects/programs with minimal consultation Experienced PC user familiar with Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CADAM) operations involving mechanical, electrical and manufacturing interfaces ISO-9000/AS9100 trained auditor and develop Quality Plans Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes involving automated machines, large structural assemblies and detail part fabrication Background in coatings technology “flame spray” applications used in the manufacturing process of aircraft jet engines and marine products Knowledge of manufacturing product technology for production reliability, product packaging, Non Destructive Testing/Inspection and environmental conditions Experienced with ERP systems such as SAP


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Engineering Manager – Quality & Mission Success (Q&MS)
May ’07 to Present

Provide leadership over Q&MS organization in an AS9110 environment to ensure program/project objectives are satisfied
Manage department labor and equipment budgets
Provide manpower to programs requiring Quality Control inspectors and Non-Destructive Test/Inspection (NDT/NDI)
Provide continuous process improvement certified through company Lean-Six Sigma training
Support business development with proposal activity and estimates
Support Production Operations and Program Management with quality and trend data to take corrective action as required
Support corrective action teams with root cause analysis evaluations and provide sustainable solutions

Gulfstream Aerospace, Senior Project Engineer – Aircraft Engineering
Savannah, GA, December ’06 to May ‘07

Senior Project Engineer supporting design and product improvements on multiple aircraft product lines
Provide manpower requirements for engineering skill sets, project design WBS schedule and budget requirements
Develop technical SOW’s and system description documents
Manage engineering projects through EVMS
Support marketing with engineering concepts and solutions
Support Programs with technical briefings and business case studies
Coordinator for aircraft testing and in-service problem resolution

Lockheed Martin, Program/ Engineering Manager – Aircraft Engineering
Greenville, SC, May ’03 to December ‘06

Engineering Manager providing both design and liaison support to numerous government programs
Provide oversight to engineering programs/projects and ensure technical processes and government contract requirements are satisfied. Experienced with contract value that varied from $400K to $100M that involved up to 80 engineering employees
Establish engineering project WBS and technical schedules
Reports directly to Director level and provides correction action where required
Provide Business Development plans aligned with corporation goals
Enhance program management effectiveness with organizational structure recommendations and creation of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
Control and manage Supply Chain requirements with technical SOW development and contract deliverables
Support operational requirements with advancement in manufacturing technology and total communication of build plans
Hold a position on Configuration Control Board (CCB)
Work closely with DER(s) and FAA certification managers
Develop and execute Acceptance Test criteria/plans involved with aircraft systems and product development
Review of engineering activities pertaining to three dimensional models and designs, manufacturing needs and contract deliverables
Lockheed Martin, Program Manager – Transport Aircraft
Greenville, SC, May ’01 to May ‘03

Manage and provide leadership support of government contracts with a 90-employee team ensuring maintenance and avionics modification of weapon systems were carried out
Coordinate all Supply Chain items and establishment of consignments
Single point of contact with customer
Conducted managerial duties such as employee recruitment, selection and training, quarterly performance reviews, tasking, and incentive/disciplinary actions
Processed over 90 aircraft through work cells with combined contract value of $50M
Translation of contract requirements, program plans, technical data specifications into cost effective and successful production processes
Responsible for program execution and assuring quality procedure compliance in an ISO 9001 environment
Direct report to VP/GM and provide weekly status, cost and schedule position and corrective action plans

Lockheed Martin, Project Engineer
Greenville, SC, Mar ’98 to May ‘01
Leadership of government aircraft engineering design teams involved with modification
Support program management plans with necessary resources and provide cost and schedule data through EVMS
Work with program and design team members to adhere to all contract requirements
Report to Director level of all program status and manpower needs
Single technical point of contact with customer
Develop SOW(s), Specifications and Interface Control Document(s) for technical designs
Raytheon Systems (formerly Chrysler Tech Airborne Systems) Engineering Lead/Supervisor
Waco, TX, Nov ’89 to Mar ‘98
Leadership of government aircraft engineering design team involved with aircraft modification designs using AUTOCAD, Pro-E and some UNIGRAPHICS interfaces
Developed work specifications and technical item descriptions for procurement items
Supported extensive proposal preparation and estimating effort
Had direct contact with customer technical office and supported design development meetings
Worked on contracts with combined value of $400M
Direct report to Program Manager as Cost Account Manager CAM with weekly status, budget analysis and corrective action plans
Grumman Aircraft Co., Manufacturing Engineer
Bethpage, NY, Nov ‘84 to Nov ‘89
Provide manufacturing tooling packages in support of production development of ship-based aircraft
Provide “should cost” analysis for parts in manufacturing flow
Report to Operations group head of design status and cost savings initiatives using CADAM and CATIA design tools
Coordinate with other engineering departments, planning, and shops for the execution of large part production run.
Designed and tested ground support equipment for land and sea applications
A.A.S in Mechanical Engineering. SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY June 1979
BS in Business Management. SUNY Old Westbury, Westbury, NY June 1985
UCLA Short Course in Aircraft Sizing and Stress. Waco, TX. 1993
Management Strategies Program I/II. Carnegie-Mellon University, PA. 2003-2004