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Engineer Test

Mission Viejo, California, 92691, United States
January 24, 2018

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Jac Sharrard

***** ** ****, #*, ******* Viejo, CA 92691 C: 949-***-**** H: 949-***-****

Manufacturing Test Engineer

Manufacturing engineering professional with demonstrated skills and comprehensive knowledge of both software and hardware used in manufacturing of printed circuit boards along with extensive experience in test engineering and developing in-circuit test programs for circuit boards on various test equipment. In-circuit tester experience: Factron Series 30 & 700, Teradyne Series Z1800 and Agilent HP3070.

Strong strategic planning, analytical, and project management competencies with focus on achieving deadlines and maintaining highest quality performance. Solid work ethic with capacity to function well under pressure and display a high level of competence in a rapidly evolving work environment. Established track record in effectively collaborating with key stakeholders, including design and facility operations regarding project deliverables. Excellent problem-solver and a professional with proven ability to hit the ground running and take the initiative in a collaborative team environment.

Proficient in the following programming languages: C, Pascal, Fortran, Assembly and Visual Basic .NET.

Professional Experience

BALBOA WATER GROUP, Tustin, CA 2008-Present

Sr. Manufacturing Test Engineer

Provided key insightful manufacturing test engineering expertise for development of HP3070 (Agilent) in-circuit test programs to test controller boards and for creation of functional board and system level test fixtures on behalf of world’s leading manufacturer of spa controllers. Completed Design For Testability reviews of schematics and CAD data and provided manufacturing support to board level functional test stations. Reviewed documentation and drawings and introduced new products to manufacturing including tooling & fixtures. Ensured compliance of all engineering activities with governmental regulations and standard operating procedures.

Closely collaborated with key internal stakeholders, including engineering team to ensure meeting all Design for Manufacturing (DFM) objectives through concurrent engineering activities.

Effectively managed cradle-to-grave project lifecycles, including controlling and optimizing projects.

Successfully troubleshot various project management roadblocks while seamlessly coordinating all project scheduling, communication, asset management, and budgeting issues.

THALES AVIONICS, Irvine, CA 2005-2008

Sr. Test Engineer

Recruited to oversee and manage cradle-to-grave project management development efforts for leading manufacturer of in-flight entertainment systems such as development of HP3070 (Agilent) and Teradyne Z1800 in-circuit test programs to test all circuit boards used in in-flight entertainment systems including using JTAG. Introduced new products, such as LRUs and boards to manufacturing and performed Design For Testability testing reviews of schematics and CAD data. Established new test stations and provided manufacturing support to board level and LRU level ATP (test) stations.

Performed risk management functions, managed change requests, formulated action plans, monitored quality, and ensured meeting all project milestones and deadlines.

Regularly interfaced with key stakeholders regarding project scope expectations and timely / accurate project deliverables while successfully meeting all established timelines.

Previous professional career history:

INTEL CORP., Irvine, CA, Sr. Test Engineer ATE CONSULTANT, Principal AST RESEARCH, INC., Irvine, CA, Sr. Test Engineer


Bachelor of Science, Major: Computer Science, National University, Vista, California.

Associate of Science, American River College, Sacramento, California, Major: Math and Physical Science.

Associate of Arts, American River College, Sacramento, California, Major: General Education

Certificate in Electronics Engineering Technology, National Institute of Technology, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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