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Technical Engineering Project and Team Leader

Location:
Algonquin, Illinois, United States
Posted:
April 11, 2018

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VINCENT SPENA - PMP, CSM http://www.linkedin.com/in/vincentspena

*** **** ******* ***, *********, IL 60102 224-***-**** ac43zp@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Seasoned professional and technical leader for Quality and Continuous Improvement. Interacts with all levels of an organization. Achieves results using best practices with adherence to standards and regulatory requirements. Applies organizational best practices using Lean and Six Sigma - working within the ISO Quality Management System.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Quality Systems Engineer

Manager, Product Development

Requirements/Test Management

DFMEA / Root Cause Analysis

Fault / Data Metrics

ISO 9001:2008 /2015

Certified PMP (PMI)

Agile / Certified Scrum Master

Lean / Six Sigma

EXPERIENCE

2015 - Current

Obtained PMI PMP Certification

Obtained Scrum Master Certification

Obtained certified external auditor training for ISO 9001 and ISO13485 Quality Management Systems.

2005 - 2015

Leader, Quality Systems / Continuous Improvement, Motorola Solutions, Schaumburg, IL

Technical Leader for initiatives from requirements to implementation. Proficient best practices to improve operational effectiveness related to cost, compliance, customer satisfaction, and reduced project effort. Trainer for new process implementation. Owner of project metrics and tracking tools.

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Six Sigma, Lean, Agile, and Continuous Improvement Lead / SME / Consultant

Technical lead and SME for Kaizen, DOE, Root Cause Analysis, 8D, statistical process control, etc.

Defined materials and led team meetings to reduce faults using FMEAs, DMAIC, and other NPI tools

Strong experience with organization Best Practice methodologies such as SAFe and Systems Engineering

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Acquired and maintained first time ISO 9001:2008 certification

Authored the department QMS, process documents, and other relevant documentation

Internal process auditor and primary representative to external auditors

Initiated practices for future alignment with ISO 9001:2015

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Fault prevention and Continuous Improvement technical leader for 20+ projects (PMP Certified)

Reduced time and build costs on over 10 projects by an average of 50% by defining and implementing Agile-Like Lean strategies for hardware development teams

Defined metrics and leading indicators to track activities throughout the entire project lifecycle

Solved several manufacturing variability issues using statistical methods, Six Sigma methodology

Leader of efforts for traceability to requirements, manufacturability, and customer advocacy

Owner of Department Metrics and tools (Fluent with SQL Databases, MS Access, MS SQL, Excel)

1999 - 2005

Manager, Sustainability / Maintenance of Line (MOL), Motorola Radius / PCR, Schaumburg, IL

Hired and managed a development team to implement product redesigns and extend production life

Reduced customer complaints by 60% within 1st year by using Six Sigma and related methods to analyze, systematically group, and solve the most common and problematic faults

Led a cross functional team that included offshore resources to update existing product designs to meet emerging environmental regulations (RoHS/REACH compliance)

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

1994 - 1999

Senior Systems Engineer, Motorola Radius / PCR, Schaumburg, IL

Led System Engineering efforts to review and provide technical guidance to customer engineers working on large private and government-owned “mission critical” 2-way radio communications system designs.

1988 - 1994

Customer Systems Engineer, Motorola Eastern Division, Glen Rock, NJ

Responded to bids and generated proposals to support radio system sales by designing customer solutions using Motorola’s 2-way product portfolio. Worked with sales, Project Managers, and related individuals to develop and present proposals and bid responses for customer system solutions.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

1988

BSEE, Newark, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2008

DSS Green Belt and Lean, Motorola University

2016

Certified Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute

2016

Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Alliance

2016

Certified Lead Auditor training for ISO 13485/FDA 21CFR 820

PRESENTATIONS

"Application of Agile and Lean Methods to Hardware Product Development", INCOSE Great Lakes Regional Conference (INCOSE member)

"Hardware Prototype Expectations”, method to structure hardware development activities into measurable goals and determine leading indicators of project success

SKILLS

2-Way Radio Systems / Trunking / Astro / MotoTrbo

RF Product Design

RF Propagation

Microwave Links

Telephony

FCC / Industry Canada

European Standards / RTTE

UL / CE

ROHS Compliance / Conflict Minerals

Computer Networks / LAN / WAN

Wi-Fi / Bluetooth

RFI (RF Interference)

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Excel, Macros

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft SQL / SQL Queries

Microsoft Visual Studio

ASP.NET / VB.Net (VBA)

Application Server

Remote Management

Microsoft Project

Windows

Rational DOORS

Rational ClearQuest

Lifecycle Management tools

Agile / Scrum

Waterfall

Iterative

Requirements Management

Test Plan Generation

Test Traceability

Quality Assurance

SDLC

CMMI



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