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Project Manager Engineer

Location:
Portland, Oregon, 97203, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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***** J. *****

***** ***** **** ****** ~ Portland, Oregon 97203

Home: 360-***-**** ********@*****.***

Mobile: 503-***-**** www.linkedin.com/in/bobbyjbrown

QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished and dedicated Manufacturing Engineer with a proven track

record of achieving consistent and dynamic results impacting a company's

bottom-line growth and success. Results-oriented leader highly

experienced in Quality Management, Full-cycle Process Development, ISO

Quality System Construction from the ground up, and Production

Improvements to reduce costs and enhance quality. Effective communicator

able to build cohesive and productive working relationships with

employees at all corporate levels and clients. Technically proficient in

using Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, AutoCad, BobCad/CAM, Photoshop, Open

Office, and Illustrator.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PLASTIC-METALS TECHNOLOGIES INC., Tigard, OR 2002-2010

Vacuum coating company (one of the fastest growing privately held companies

in 2007/2008 in Oregon) providing EMI/RFI shielding through the utilization

of Physical Vapor Deposition.

Quality Manager, Manufacturing Engineer (2004-2010)

Chemist, Manufacturing Engineer (2002-2004)

Quality

. Drafted a complete ISO Quality System; developed all aspects of ISO

9000-2008 certification.

. Oversaw the full ISO system including a CAPA system and work

instructions which set the standard for use by other manufacturing

facilities.

. Experienced in collecting data for FDA validations, ~80% of customer

base is medical devices.

. Ensured product conformity by providing the final review of

engineering designs.

. Lowered NPI errors by establishing a more open dialogue between

engineering, quality, and sales.

. Analyzed root-causes for in-process failures and customer returns;

designed all new testing methods and procedures.

PRODUCTION

. Full production management; scheduled between 10 and 25 different

products daily.

. Senior Manager for up to 2 supervisors and 35 production, maintenance,

and quality employees.

. Selected and trained employees at all levels, including temporary

assembly personnel, exempt production supervisors, and quality staff.

. Conducted employee training one-on-one and in group settings; covering

daily activities as well as long term business goals.

. Developed part-specific manufacturing plans, work instructions, and

forms.

. Reduced 12 month accumulative overtime by more than 50% through the

implementation of product leveling processes.

. Regained profitability in fiscal year 2007 after an attempt to bring

in a new production manager failed. Accomplished this by increasing

production output over 30% in the 4th quarter by streamlining part

flow of new products and re-organizing the production staff.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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PLASTIC-METALS TECHNOLOGIES INC., Tigard, OR 2002-2010

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Business Development

. Designed, built, and implemented all highly specialized coating

equipment and processes as the company's first employee.

. Played a key role in growth and long/short-term requirement decisions;

recommended any necessary capital equipment expansion; created

staffing and equipment forecasts.

. Developed strategies to increase profitability and decrease operating

costs.

. NPI Project manager; launched new products lines and developed ramp-up

strategies.

. Designed a staff reduction plan in an economic downturn.

WESTERN ELECTRONICS LLC, Tualatin, OR 2000-2001

Electronics company acquired by Plastic-Metals Technologies in 2004, which

provided EMI/RFI shielding through the utilization of Physical Vapor

Deposition.

Process Engineer

. Managed all regulatory compliance and UL certifications.

. Spearheaded efforts in the research and development of new PVD processes.

. Directed the set-up, maintenance, and trouble-shooting of multiple vacuum

systems, ultrasonic welders, a parts wash line, and additional

manufacturing equipment.

. Designed a corrective action required by the government for a sister

electroplating company's wastewater discharge permit violation.

. Optimized product flow through complete tear-down and relocation of the

capital manufacturing equipment including layout.

. Launched new product introductions including flow plans, equipment needs,

as well as personnel requirements; oversaw equipment and labor

forecasting.

. Assisted in the acquisition of ISO 9000-1994 certification.

STRATEGIC FINISHING INC., Tualatin, OR 1998-2000

Coating company acquired by Western Electronics LLC in 2000 which utilized

Physical Vapor Deposition, paint, and powder coat.

Engineering Intern

. Assisted in maintaining and troubleshooting multiple vacuum systems and

developing painting processes.

. Managed all UL certifications and sustained the powder coating equipment.

. Set-up and maintained manufacturing equipment including ultrasonic

welders.

. Ensured regulatory compliance through VOC reports and Form R.

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EDUCATION

LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE, Portland, OR

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry (ACS Certified), 2000

Advanced coursework:

Instrumental Analysis

Environmental Chemistry

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Vacuum Technologies

Keystone/Capstone: Industrial Coatings with PVD

*Open forum seminar presentation to faculty members, students,

and the general public.

CERTIFICATIONS

TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (TQM)

ExpertRatings; March 2010

Expert Level with 97th percentile score

LEAN MANAGEMENT

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