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Engineer Quality

Farmingdale, New York, 11735, United States
February 05, 2018

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Thomas A. Howard

Quality Assurance Engineer / Quality Specialist

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T 516-***-****

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Quality minded, innovative and versatile and a very particular worker. Effective team player with skills and professionalism needed to conduct, AS-9102 FAI inspections. Have worked in the electronics industry covering most aspects of the phases of Electronic / Mechanical requirements. Volunteer Fire Fighter Captain for 18 years.


•Technical/Trade: Island Drafting and Tech School, Electronics Degree, Amityville, New York

•Farmingdale College for Drafting, Farmingdale, New York

•Certified ISO 9001:2000 course and knowledge of AS-9100

•Certified to NASA-STD-8739.3 For Electrical Connections

•Certified Internal Quality Auditor

•Certified on Fein Focus (X-Ray) Machines

•Certified for AED/First Aid Responder


Air Techniques ( Contract Position )

Position / Title : Quality Inspector

Time at position : Aug 2015 – July 23,2017

•First piece inspection, FAI and Final inspection of Dental Devices, X-Ray equipment

•Final sign off of DHR high end Major Dental Equipment ($100.000) plus price tags

•Work hand and hand with the Engineers on hot and Reject materials to determine root cause

Air Techniques

Position / Title Quality Complaint Specialist

Time at position : July 24,2017 –January 18, 2018

Responsible for handling Customer complaints, and performing internal audits.

Misonix (Contract Position)

Position/ Title: Lead Inspector

Time at position: Feb 2015 - July 2015

• Trained and certified in Bone cutting techniques

• First piece inspection, FAI and Final inspection of Surgical Devices

• Operated optical Comparator and Tesa measuring equipment

Precision Assembly Technologies (Contract Position)

Position/ Title: Lead Inspector

Time at position: January 2014 - August 2014

• Inspected FAI cables

• First piece inspection and Final Inspection

Beta Transformer Technology Corporation.

Position/ Title: QA Engineer.

Years at position: July 2000 - January 2013

•Fully Versed to MIL-STD- 981, MIL-PRF-21038, MIL-PRF-27

•Lead Auditor For Internal and External Audits, performed all of the customer source inspections on site

•Reviewed Pending Contracts For Required Customer Quality Clauses

•Responsible For AS-9102 FAI First Article Inspections on space level Transformers

•Fully Versed on The Aspects Of AS-9100 Specifications

•Able to interpret complex drawings and blue prints

•Lead inspector for Mechanical problems in department with the use of optical comparator and most other measuring equipment

•Company trained to IPC-610 specifications

National Hybrid Ronkonkoma, New York.

Position/Title: Senior Quality Incoming Inspector.

Years at position: January 1996 - 2000

•Maintain and Control of Incoming department in regards to inspection questions

•Responsible For Mechanical and Electrical Testing of Parts

•Maintain Files and Log Books for Quality Control Department

•Writing ECN’s and also Performed Internal Audits

•Involved In Training Employees

•Worked with Vendors on Problem Solving, team leader

Switching Power, Inc. Ronkonkoma, New York.

Position/Title: Lead Inspector.

Years at position: January 1987 - 1996

•Perform in-process and Final inspections of Mechanical and Electrical commodities

•Responsible for Mechanical and Electrical testing of parts

•Conducted training and hiring

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