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Sheet Metal Engineer

Wichita, Kansas, United States
February 01, 2018

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Paul R. Zachare

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To obtain a position within an environment where honesty, reliability, self-motivation, excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills can be utilized to benefit the organization and to develop as a valued, long-term employee.


08/2015-Present - Center Industries Corporation Wichita, Kansas


Assembled 737 Skin

Applied Fillet/Fay sealer per BAC 5000 specification

Interpreted drawings, inspection manuals and specifications

Used shop mathematics, precision measuring instruments, machines, tools and equipment necessary to accomplish work assignments

Utilized Quality Management System policies and procedures

Followed shop inspection procedures to accept or reject processes, parts and assemblies

08/2013-08/2015 - FACC Solution Wichita, Kansas


Manufactured B737 Split Scimitar Winglet

Instructed various certification classes for different departments

Provided service for both internal and external customers

Ensured proper procedures were performed on completed work before released to service

Completed inspection and maintenance records required before authorizing release

Performed First Article Inspection (FAI) reports as required per AS9100, AS9102

Calibrated and operated precision tools for certifications

Verified compliance with requirements on all production plans, purchase orders, raw materials, products, tools, inspection equipment and media, corrective action plans, and product shipments

03/2010-08/2013 - Brittain Machines Wichita, Kansas

CMM Programmer/Operator/Inspection


Operated CMM Machines with PCDIMIS, LKDIMIS, Master CAM, Verisurf programs

Performed First Article Inspection (FAI) and Final Inspection

Calibrated tools for certifications

Used avionics testing equipment such as Rockwell Hardness, Conductivity, and Precision Assembly

Proficient with Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Spirit, and Sikorsky processes and specifications

Verified compliance with requirements of all production plans, purchase orders, raw materials, products, tools, inspection equipment and media corrective action plans, and product shipments

Ensured appropriated processing (including review and disposition) of nonconforming items

Ensured corrective action plans resulting from nonconformance’s are developed and implemented

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05/1997- 03/2010 - CESSNA Wichita, Kansas

Advanced Composite Inspector/Assembly Inspector-Sr/Trainer

•Lead Inspector and interacted with employees and management of Composite Lay-up, Sand Room, Graphite Assembly, Core Room, Parts Marker and Tooling Departments

•Instructed Blue Prints I & II, Sheet Metal, and Composite classes for certifications

•Investigated and resolved nonconformance of product and processes to engineer requirements

•Coordinated specification between intriguing projects and complex assemblies using Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing processes

•Proficient with AutoCAD, CICS/IMSPROD, CATIA, ENOVA, CADAM, OTTS, PIOS, PC-Dims, MeasureMax, Microsoft Offices (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft XP

•Processed non-conformance reports on raw, heat treated and plating materials

•Performed research and development on different types of materials for compatibility

•Completed control test configurations with calibrated precision tools

•Preformed First Article Inspection (FAI) and Final Inspection

•Implemented PRB & MRB Signature authority

•Inspected parts for NDI Inspection, Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle

•Proficient in Fab Inspection, Weld shop Inspection, Tooling Inspection, Shipping/Receiving


1998 - 2003 FRIENDS UNIVERSITY Wichita, Kansas

Bachelors of Science in Business Management January 2003


Associate of Science in General Studies May 2001

1990 - 1991 AMTECH INSTITUTE Wichita, Kansas

Electronics Technician Certification June 1991


Repairman Certificate - 2015

PC-DMIS Certified - 2010

Cordax RS-35 CMM Operator - 2009

APICS CSCP, CPIM, ISM, C.P.M Workshop - 2008


TQM (Total Quality Management) - 1999

Blue Print Certification - 1997

Internal Audit Training - 1997

Certified Sheet Metal Mechanic - 1996

Portable CMM Programmer/Operator (Faro Arm) - 1994

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