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Engineer Quality Assurance

Redmond, Oregon, 97756, United States
March 30, 2011

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Larry L. Jacobsen

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A highly talented, resourceful, and motivated Product Development Engineer

anchoring depth of experience and proven ability involving supplier

operations and development, technical project management and

implementation, product and process troubleshooting and optimization, and

product design manufacturing working within diverse manufacturing business

environments. Is known for high-quality craftsmanship, creative and

innovative planning and development, strategic and tactical problem

solving, building and fostering integral business and customer

relationships, and developing cross-functional team leadership. Dedicates a

quality and results focused persistence that consistently exceeds goals and

that leads to professional success while building corporate value and



Project Management and Process Improvement and

Implementation Optimization,(DFMEA)

Supplier and Subcontractor Innovative Design and Creation


Technical Competence and Aptitude Product Field Service

Product Ramp Troubleshooting Problem Solution and Resolution



Bachelor of Science, Electronics Engineering Technology, (BSEET) Degree,

DeVry Institute of Technology, Phoenix, AZ



Design Eco Tech, Portland, OR

February 2008 to January 2011

Sr. Manufacturing Development Engineer

Designed and developed LED commercial light fixtures.

Directed the implementation and troubleshooting of outsourced production


Handled the materials research, selection, and quality assurance processes,

(QIM, 8D).

Designed jigs and fixtures to support supplier outsource expertise.

Identified and developed new business relationships and supply channels to

meet product sales goals.

JH Technologies, Santa Clara, CA

October 2006 to February 2008

Technical Field Sales Manager

Developed and cultivated new sales channels and product applications in the

Pacific Northwest.

Created sampling profiles for laser inspection equipment and digital

sampling equipment.

Created business, increased product branding awareness, and increased

company sales by educating customers on technical advantages and by

developing strong customer relationships and alliances.

Instrumental in increasing company revenue by $0.5M within the first year.

nScrypt, Inc. Orlando, FL

September 2005 to September 2006

Director of Business Development

Managed technical field applications development.

Identified, assessed, and developed strategic supply chain relationships.

Identified and developed new business channels, markets, and partnerships

and alliances.

Analyzed customer needs and competitor solutions.

Developed international relationships in prediction and anticipation of


Vertical Circuits, Inc., Scotts Valley, CA

October 2000 to September 2005

Sr. Manufacturing Development Engineer

Co-designed and implemented new 3D semiconductor memory package technology.

Designed semi-automatic vertical interconnect dispense system.

Designed equipment to mass produce flux dispense and solder ball attach.

Responsible for a majority of the mechanical design for assembly


Designed tape based package to compete with Tessera uBGA package.

Creative Mind Engineering, (CME), Scotts Valley, CA

October 1998 to October 2000


Created company to produce polyimide tape-based semiconductor package.

Negotiated outsource contracts for all phases of assembly.

Initiated and developed all sales channels, professional and business

relationships, and business marketing strategies and functions.

LSI Logic Corporation, Milpitas, CA

July 1992 to October 1998

Staff Manufacturing Development Engineer

Drove production ramp of new packaging technology to all manufacturing


Quality assurance of sub-contractors and suppliers.

Developed BGA auto-assembly line.

Developed flux and solder ball attach equipment for in-house assembly line.

Introduced lead forming and inspection equipment to U.S. manufacturing


Completed QIM and DOE training.

Glassman Wilson Electronics, Norcross, GA

November 1990 to July 1992

Electro-Mechanical Engineer

Handled package design and the development of SEM, (Scanning Electron

Microscope), enhancement products.

Developed product instruction manuals for products.

Provide field service support and handled troubleshooting of the product

line, modifying existing product technology and integrating new

manufacturing techniques.



Eleven unique products designed and manufactured.

Four patents held with one patent pending.

Design and implementation of a 400 units per hour assembly line.

Design team leader for one of the industry's first solder ball flux and

solder ball attach machines.

Designed first assembly line to process TAB gull-wing semiconductors.

Developed laser excise process for flexible tape materials.


International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, iMAPS

Toastmasters, Bend Chapter

Surface Mount Technology Association, SMTA


Trainer for Leukemia Society and American Diabetes Association marathon


Marketing Advisor for Homeless Garden Project

Construction Youth Advisor and Skilled Laborer, Tijuana, Mexico

Founder of the Bend Scooter Club

Founder of the Sustainable Materials online LinkedIn group

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