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Manager Engineering

Location:
Rochester, Illinois, 62563, United States
Salary:
85000
Posted:
February 08, 2018

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Robin Mason

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HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGER WITH EXCELLENT COMMAND OF THE ENGLISH

LANGUAGE

Ability to deliver effective results implementing communication planning

initiatives to achieve expected deliverables

Enrolled in Doctorate Program for completion of Dissertation (evenings)

Exceptional Management skills with specific focus on project communication

aligning with objectives

Background in working with IT and applicable cross functional departments

Available immediately

SKILLS

PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE INCLUDING WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT,

ACCESS AND OUTLOOK, SAP, MS PROJECT, PRIMAVERA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT, O'FALLON, MO 2012-2013

Substitute Teacher School Year

. Teach at all district schools, all grade levels and subjects

The Boeing Company (retired) 1980-2011

Principal Procurement Agent (2004-2011)

. Managed the subcontract of major assemblies with British Aerospace, UK

. Used Tier 1 - 4 project matrix for subordinate accountability

. Travelled for program reviews, fact finds, and negotiations to UK

. Supported the closeout efforts on the AV8 Harrier program

. Supported the spares, retrofit, and rework efforts with Product

Support for the post-production aircraft with the Government on

various aircraft

. Chaired long-term contract with team between Boeing and Augusta

Westland, Italy and prepared the strategy for fact-finding and

negotiations - required travel to Italy

Procurement Systems Experience for SAPAM

. Planned, raw materials, parts ordering and purchase order placement

was included

. Implemented Oracle based software successfully on commercial programs

Procurement Group manager of non-metallics procurement agents (2002-2004)

. Worked special projects for cost reduction and OEM strategies

Work Transfer Manager (1999 - 2002)

Procurement Dept - Wichita, KS

. Managed all IT project planning required to address every commodity

affected by transfer

. Managed group efforts in Procurement department for order transfer

assignments, Proprietary Information Agreement, inventory

. Managed all efforts on any product that would be transferring in or

out of any of the Boeing sites

. Conducted program reviews with Renton, WA division and Northrop

Grumman on progress

. Managed efforts to certify suppliers for 3D Model Based Definition,

CATIA V5 to Boeing standards

. Worked very closely with IT management to develop bill of materials,

inventory, and ground rules for methodologies

Program/Business Manager (1995-1999)

. Developed processes/policies/action plans for the 737X

. Lead on many projects relative to budget, engineering, and 3D Model

Based Engineering Definition

. Developed Program Directives and action plans in support of Renton, WA

Division as they were the prime division for the launch of the program

Program Planning - Industrial Engineering/Continuous Improvement (1989-

1994)

. Prepared Division proposals for onload/offload activities to the

Renton, and Everett, WA airplane programs

. Assigned as the focal for Industrial Engineering for the Next

Generation Program 737X

. Developed the Make/Buy Plan for the 737X Program

. Lead focal on team to procure Brotje gantries for the 737X program for

production

. Executed customer change activity with engineering, production, and

procurement

. Assigned as focal for the 767X development program and worked for 6

months on-site Everett, WA Division

Proposal Development - Military (1986-1989)

Change Manager reporting to the Program Director

. Worked directly with Navy customer and cross functionally with all

organizations represented that supports a program - Engineering,

Manufacturing Engineering, Tooling, Production, Industrial

Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Parts Control

. Travelled to NAVAIR in Washington, DC representing the program on

various issues

Procurement - Military (1983-1986)

Lead procurement agent on the Air Force B52 Program

. Offered position on the A6 Rewing Program as lead procurement agent to

manage the procurement of all of the control surfaces, i.e., flaps,

slats, ailerons, and speed brakes

. Promoted as procurement manager on this project until completion of

the program

. Replaced the same 1965 original design that the Grumman Corporation

developed - required knowledge of mylar and loft line engineering data

definition

Procurement - Commercial (1980-1983)

. Managed the subcontract for the 757 lower lobe assembly upon launch of

this new airplane program (wheel well for landing gear)

. Promoted as lead procurement agent 3 years later for above subcontract

. Responsibilities included the role of lead procurement agent over

other procurement agents and the task of development of Boeing

negotiation strategy for engineering change activity

. Chaired all fact findings, negotiations, and program reviews with the

subcontractor

. Program subcontract value - $96 million dollars

. Experience required in-depth knowledge of IT, engineering, tooling,

manufacturing engineering, and shop processes and production

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE:

St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA

Double Majors: Business Administration and Economics -1978

Bachelor's of Education Degree:

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Master's of Teaching Degree

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Doctorate of Education

Instructional Leadership Emphasis

Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

Dissertation to go to complete Doctorate of Education

Completed internal/external training

Examples: Contract Negotiations, Cost and Pricing, Strategic Workshops,

Software Applications, SAP training, Cost Collection, Ethics and Conduct,

Federal Acquisition Regulations

St. Louis Leadership Center: Various seminars including Program Manger's

Workshop



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