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Project Manager Customer Service

February 03, 2018

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Saidat Audu, EIT 347-***-****

Experience in engineering manufactured aviation products for airplane interiors and improving oil & gas operations. Expert at producing 3D & 2D CAD datasets for mechanical systems. Has enhanced product quality, reduced project risks and developed more cost effective designs and procedures. Project manager that has assured the validation of systems, processes and products through analytics while ensuring compliance to customer, quality and safety standards. Analytically solves problems and maintains perspective of the “big picture” while monitoring detailed design projects. Ensures product excellence through systems science, troubleshooting and consultative cooperation.

● Process Improvement ● Project Management ● Technical Leadership ● Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

● Project Conceptualization ● Product Development ● 3D CAD Modelling ● 2D Drafting ● Prototyping

● Feasibility Study ● Design Verification Testing ● Cross-Functional Problem Solving ● Troubleshooting

● Root Cause Analytics ● Risk Management ● Quality Control ● Continuous Improvement ● Project Planning and Scheduling

● Requirements Analysis ● Regulatory Standards ● Technical Documentation & Presentation ● Customer Service & Support

● Heat Transfer & Fluid Mechanics ● Safety Management ● Cross-Functional Collaboration ● Product Data Management (PDM)


BOEING, Everett, WA ● Structural & Payload Design Engineer II ● August 2015 – January 2018

Project Manager for the 737 MAX Interiors Integration and 777 Video/Cabin Controls Installations Team

Managed the design, integration and installation of the video control center and cabin control systems on the 777 program

Provided technical leadership and scoped projects for the 737 MAX Interiors Team

Reduced engineering hours by 30% and saved over $200,000 by standardizing video monitor design specifications

Released over 50 CAD engineering datasets and picture sheets; achieved 100% on-time release performance

Conducted quality audits and improved first-pass quality on projects by 50%

Utilized ENOVIA to create bills of materials and part instances, references and documents

Led design reviews, mock-ups and feasibility studies to validate design solutions

Team leader in developing 737 MAX certification basis proposal with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and certification subject matter experts (SMEs) within tight deadline

Presented detailed plans and technical data to design teams and leadership at technical review board meetings

Collaborated with the 737 MAX New Features Team to optimize the design of relocatable class divider

Designed tamper evident feature for life vests stored in passenger service units on 737 MAX airplane

Developed and implemented onboarding training manual leading to 10% decrease in new hire learning curve

Provided liaison engineering support to mechanics during product build to ensure timely resolution of issues

Established and maintained project schedules to ensure on-time build and delivery of manufactured products

Received ACCOMPLISHMENT, APPRECIATION and APPLAUSE AWARDS for outstanding contributions

EXXONMOBIL, Houston, TX ● Drilling Engineer ● May 2014 – August 2014

Analyzed Field Data and Performed Feasibility Studies on Offshore Field Operations as an Intern

Worked with technical experts from Schlumberger, Weatherford, Packers Plus, Baker Hughes and Halliburton to evaluate data on lead times, installation requirements, pricing options and technical limitations of ball-activated completion tools

Created a tool to determine cost and time to implement Just-In-Time Perforating vs. ball-activated sleeves on 7 wells

Developed procedure to save over $7 million per well and reduce operation time by 10%

Prepared a decision matrix considering safety, operation time, equipment reliability and costs for completion operations

Shadowed operations personnel at an offshore rig after completing offshore drilling platform safety training

WIND TUNNEL IMPROVEMENT DESIGN PROJECT, Troy, NY ● Project Leader ● August 2013 – May 2014

Boeing sponsored capstone project to improve wind tunnel test stand at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Installed fully automated test stand with lift, roll and yaw system capabilities in wind tunnel

Redesigned ball screw lift system to reduce side load and bring within allowable 5% of axial loading

Designed and implemented mechanical fail stop on lift system to absorb over 300lbs of force

Developed project budget and monitored actual cost


Bachelor’s (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering – Cum Laude (GPA 3.6) ● Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – 2014 ● Troy, NY

Master’s (M.Eng.) Mechanical Engineering (GPA 3.7) ● Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – 2015 ● Troy, NY

Engineer-In-Training (EIT) ● Fundamental of Engineering Exam – Mechanical ● NCEES

AFFILIATIONS: National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) University of Washington – Mentor

TECHNICAL SKILLS: CATIA V5, SolidWorks, NX 8.5, AutoCAD, MATLAB, ANSYS, MS Office, ENOVIA, Milestones Professional

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