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Manager Project

Tucson, Arizona, United States
February 15, 2018

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More than thirteen (13) years of experience conducting program management and quality management in support of the U.S. Army’s Hunter UAS program, Sierra Vista, AZ. Experience includes flight operations, flight and ground school instruction, mission support, and logistical and supply support of a contracted workforce of more than 175 personnel. Experience includes daily hands-on experience implementing workforce quality control, risk management, and continuous process improvement actions. UAS IMS PROJECT MANAGER EXPERIENCE

Relevant experience of our candidate for UAS IMS Project Manager includes: More than 13 years of experience supporting the U.S. Army’s Hunter UAS program Nine (9) years as Program Manager and Quality Manager for Hunter UAS operations, flight/maintenance instruction and systems maintenance Four (4) years as Program/Logistics Manager for Hunter UAS logistics, supply support, maintenance instruction in support of real world operations and training Certified AS9100 Auditor – applied in support of Hunter UAS program to develop and improve the quality management system, focus performance activities Government needs, and lead continuous process improvement

Leader of quality Integrated Product Teams (IPT); functional-level problem-solving working groups; risk analysis teams, and procedure development teams EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science, Business Management, University of Phoenix, ETC Oct. 2018 Certified AS9100 Auditor

Certified Earned Value Management Systems, 2012

Certified Kaizen Manufacturing System Trainer aka (Lean Manufacturing) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, ETC Oct. 2018 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Board Member and Business Advisor, Sierra Vista, AZ Oct 2016 – Present V-Tech Manufacturing Solutions, LLC

Serves as an advisor and Board Member to V-Tech Manufacturing Solutions LLC, a sales, marketing, representation and business services firm catering to small B2B customers. Products include electronic component, transformer, inductor, cable harnesses, battery assemblies, power supplies, printed wire board and contract manufacturing. Responsible for range of business and quality services that include: Develops sales and marketing strategies and tactics for new revenue and growth Conducts quality process improvement of sales and marketing procedures; quality analysis of current business, and customer communication plan development Conducts Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) for business strategy and innovation – led new direction for sales, internet marketing, advertising, and client outreach Program/Project Manager, Army Hunter UAS, Sierra Vista, AZ 2007 – 2016 Northrup Grumman

Program and project manager for Army Hunter UAS, managing a team of over 175 personnel both CONUS and OCONUS. Serves as liaison between project management, planning, operations, project team, engineering, quality assurance and flight line management to streamline workflow and enhance productivity. Managed and ensured Hunter UAS quality control across all performance areas; maintained continuous status of project activities and execution budget compliance Managed work schedules and advised Government on status of ongoing projects Developed mechanisms for monitoring work in progress, troubleshooting, and necessary interventions to correct non-conformances and improve processes Provided project planning, risk management, and project performance while addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for Work Breakdown Structure

(WBS) elements and Hunter UAS flight and maintenance operations work centers Interfaced daily with Army Hunter UAS customers on contractual, scheduling, engineering and programming issues

Assessed project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

Reviewed and approved Engineering Change Proposals for the Internal Change Review Boards prior to submittal to the Army Joint Change Review Boards Chaired weekly Joint Integrated Project Team meetings reviewing quality performance issues for CONUS/OCONUS teams

Chaired weekly Internal Program Management Review Boards with the Internal Functional Management Team to develop and update project activities schedules, personnel assignment schedules and publish an Integrated Master Schedule As an AS9100 Certified Auditor worked with Government and Contractor Quality Assurance/Control personnel to design and implement quality processes for flight, mission and maintenance support operations for Army Hunter UAS program Implement the Army Hunter UAS Continuous Process Improvement Program Assisted with developing and implementing procedures and schedules in compliance with Army Hunter UAS PWS and FAA requirements Conducted quality control of subcontractors, assisted with negotiations and performance reviews as integrated within the Hunter UAS support team Program/Logistics Manager, Army Hunter UAS, Sierra Vista, AZ 2003 - 2007 Northrup Grumman

Functional lead Program/Logistics Manager for Army Hunter UAS program. Coordinated material movement between planners, buyers, supply, warehouse and maintenance areas for CONUS and OCONUS operations. Managed and controlled work in progress, material availability, and potential problems to ensure continued quality performance of personnel, equipment, materials, and services.

Scheduled equipment and personnel for project performance Reviewed/approved Plans of Instruction (POI) and Lesson Plans were correct and updated as required for Hunter UAS logistics and maintenance training courses Verified material needs, supplies and demands; used Military Catalogue Ordering Logistics Tracking System, (COLTS) to manage logistics and supply actions Monitored and conducted quality control of work orders and purchase requests for repair, production, or purchase of components

Conducted quality control management in coordination with Government Hunter UAS Quality Assurance personnel, Depot, Purchasing, Engineering, Inventory Control, Traffic, and Contract Administration departments Established production schedules and monitored the cost and delivery of spares and customer repair requirements to meet contractual obligations Assisted in supply chain activities from point of manufacture through Depot, deployment of freight, warehousing, customer freight, order management, warehousing, and shipment

Verified rolling stock equipment were maintained IAW Army regulations/standards Directed the day-to-day activities of the Depot Control area, including managing costs, schedules, and performance

Vice President/General Manager, Juarez, Mexico 1993 – 2003 Tranex de Mexico, Inc.

Managed and controlled all facility operations, including engineering, sales, quality assurance, materials, controls, production, and information technology for electronic components manufacturing. Led quality control and continuous process improvement efforts to improve manufacturing, logistics and supply procedures. Instituted Kaizen “one-piece flow” quality manufacturing process Implemented quality control reviews to find solutions for cost reductions: managed workforce fluctuations to meet production demands; investigated solutions to reduce rework; led integrated quality product teams to improve/simplify workflows; and turned customer feedback in continuous process improvements Quality Assurance Manager/Sales Engineer, Colorado Springs, CO 1989 – 1993 Tranex, Inc.

Responsible for all internal Quality Assurance (QA) activities, including communicating, tracking, and implementing QA procedures. Integrated external customer Quality requirements into existing specifications. Conducted audits on vendors and visited customers to review existing Quality systems to assist in identifying areas of improvement for overall manufacturing quality. Organized and set up a facility for customer audits. Coordinated with engineering resources to solve design and manufacturing issues to achieve constant improvement.

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