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Engineer Electrical

Brunswick, Ohio, 44212, United States
January 26, 2018

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Engineering Leader with demonstrated success in reducing costs, improving productivity and improving employee morale. Knowledgeable and creative technical manager with extensive experience in product development, project management, P&L, manufacturing operations in multiple industries, most recently in a design organization. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, self-motivated and innovative thinker who consistently pursues new challenges to stretch abilities, expand knowledge and bring greater return on investment to the employer.

Engineering Leadership

Strategic Planning

Manufacturing Strategy

Organizational Alignment

Safety Leadership Training

Sustaining Support

New Product Development

Capital Planning

Project Management

ISO Systems

Stage Gate Implementation

Share Point Workflow Generation

AS Systems

Design For Manufacturability

Circuit Analysis using PSIM, PSpice

Power Circuit Background

Schematic Entry Background

Budget Management & Forecasting


Omnitek LLC Cleveland, Ohio Jan 2014 – Aug 2014

Engineering Director

Upgraded development of annual department budget (P&L) that merged engineering unit and company objective by introducing project based cost tracking, and implemented rigorous project reviews

Implemented Lean Manufacturing tools such as Designed-for-Manufacturing, Design for Test, cost reductions

RBB Systems Wooster, Ohio 2012 – 2014

Engineering Manager

Develop Strategy Plan for Company/Engineering growth. Taught Project Management to associates. Sharepoint Farm Administrator. Member of Company Senior Leadership team, directing manufacturing and facilities also.

Co-developed Customer Centric Teams, to reduce documentation efforts, increase visibility to customers, max returns

SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS Cleveland Ohio 2011 –2012

Product Development Engineer (Contractor)

Perform power studies; create custom Bill of materials using IFS (MRP), drawing reviews, system heat runs, CE tests


Director of Engineering Enivate Business Unit (Aerospace) (2009 – 2010)

Managed team of 19 engineers, which included 2 mechanical managers, developing electronic hardware, configuration control and firmware for airline super first class seating controls

Accountable for a $3.5M departmental budget

Created presentations for monthly ITT engineering corporate review, with action items identified and resolved

Developed work load tracking concept, showing man hours used, vs. projects on tap

Developed Microsoft project schedules for all development projects and sustaining projects

Created Controls yearly roadmap and departmental play book while supported procurement teams via site reviews

Designed distributed control concept for communication with microcontrollers and up to 16 actuator motors

Managed Department’s stage gate process, which includes cross-functional design reviews, CDR’s, PDR’s, design validation, DFMEA, and Risk assessments

Extensive Value based product development training – Provided in house at ITT Aerospace by Dr. Robert G. Cooper

Frank Hewitt Page 2.

ITT( Cont.)

Electrical Engineering Manager (2007 – 2009)

Directed electrical aviation design development, department budgets and review of customer specifications

Reduced department expenses $1M through identifying, developing and implementing improvement projects

Maintained aviation DO160 compliance, managed PCB size reduction through use of SMT size reductions

Supported new designs and solved numerous manufacturing/design issues

Lead Electrical Engineer (2005 – 2007)

Managed emissions reduction in product lines; directed engineering team to complete designs on time and within budget

Performed Saber analysis simulation of switched power supply, permitting Airbus to qualify the A-380

Chaired cross-functional design teams to seek cost reductions, improve quality and increase ease of manufacturing, decreased time to manufacture by 30 minutes

Designed EFU (Filter, over current, overvoltage, bus hold up) unit, including schematic capture and layout support

ZIN TECHNOLOGIES Cleveland, Ohio ( 2003 – 2005)

Zin Technologies is a contracting company to NASA Glenn Research

Senior Electrical Engineer

Participated in the design of 25Kva DC to DC Converter, researched and specified radiation hardened components.

Insured design for manufacturing was applied to dc-dc designs

Chaired cost functional design review. Reduced assembly time and improved parts procurement process

Co-published two NASA Technical reports regarding Prometheus satellite power supply

DANAHER POWER SOLUTIONS Cleveland, Ohio (1999 – 2002)

Product Development Engineer

Project Engineer for next generation digital transfer switch. Managed external design teams, completing board layouts on time, within budget

Position interfaced with product team, purchasing, production, UL and vendors; also lead the team for fault hardened digital transfer switch. Delivered fault hardened circuits for first 6 applications on time

Directed international subcontractors and Danaher employees to define hardware, perform analysis, simulations and perform analysis for UL safety approval

SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS Cleveland, Ohio ( 1997 – 1999)

Product Development Engineer

Set specifications and design requirements; designed and tested circuits and integrated hardware/ software.

Developed test equipment and coordinated initial production

Project lead for development of next generation servo controller nut runner. Design consisted of power circuits using IGBT’s, bus capacitors, PLD’s, Ethernet circuits and gate drivers. Design used MathCAD analysis, and EDA Workbench. (SPICE)

VALTRONIC USA INC. Cleveland, Ohio (1996 – 1996)

Sales Support Engineer (Contract Manufacturer)

Generated requests for quotes that potentially had sales of $1M per month; SMT design support.


Systems Engineer

Designed and performed final hardware / software testing of 8 Torpedo Regulators and test systems

Completed $25M project ahead of schedule and within budget.


Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio

BSEE, Electrical Engineering

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