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Electrical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted:
February 20, 2018

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JEFF TREGRE

Irving, TX *****

ac4juy@r.postjobfree.com

Electrical Engineer Director & Trainer

Highly successful electrical engineering professional with over fifteen year’s experience. Strategic thinker with high level technical problem-solving skills and expert eye for complex electromechanical root-cause manufacturing failure analysis fabrication operations and defects. Strive to achieve zero product defects. IPC Certified technical trainer to engineers, technicians, and customers for IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD Advanced Soldering, Cable/Harness fabrication, PCB - Printed Circuit Board & ESD - Electrostatic Discharge classes. Outstanding customer relations and communications skills.

EXECPTIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS & ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Engineering Director for Failure Analysis & Reliability Department for Switch Mode Power Supplies

Six Sigma Black-Belt

RF-EMC/EMI Validation Acceptance Testing

IPC Certified Instructor for in-house and on-site IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD Advanced Soldering, Cable/Harness Fabrication, PCB - Printed Circuit Board & ESD - Electrostatic Discharge classes

Generate and compile Technical Failure Analysis and FMEA Reports detailing anomalies and outlining corrective actions for management, company directors, as well as customers

Work closely with vendors and equipment contractors to obtain high quality and reliability components, test and production equipment, to help obtain zero product defects

Designed, built and maintained Electrical/Mechanical Test Fixtures and Production Equipment

Lab setup for circuit testing, debugging, reliability, & characterization for components and equipment

Have held two department of defense, Secret Security Clearances

Have written and had seven electrical engineering circuits published in (EDN) Electronics Designer News Magazine, Make Magazine, and Nuts & Volts Magazine from 2008 to 2016

PROFESSIONAL JOB EXPERIENCE

AC-Electronics, Arlington, TX 2015 - present

Electrical Engineering Director

Responsible for the overall quality and reliability on all of our fluorescent light ballast, drivers, LED boards, and LED light fixtures. Meet with customers to determine their needs and lighting requirements and generate solutions to best meet their current and future requirements. Contact customers by both E-Mail and phone to resolve any lighting issues. Attended several LED Trade Shows to help promote company’s current and future business. Perform electrical root cause failure analysis down to component level on returned drivers and LED boards and generate an FA Report. Held monthly SKYPE Meeting with factory engineers to resolve customer issues and improve products. Provide full technical support and training to both Sales Dept. and customers.

Brooks Instruments, Allen, TX 2010 - 2015

Electrical Root Cause Failure Analysis Engineer

Perform root cause failure analysis and testing of highly complex electrical/mechanical mass flow controller devices and test fixture equipment. Prepare detailed technical failure analysis reports in reply to global customer’s complaints and failures. Compiled FMEA Reports for directors. Have caught several recurring field issues that had not previously been identified and worked with other groups; (QAE, and Service) and resolved such issues to prevent future recurring issues. Identified areas in the business where employees lacked critical training, and volunteered to create and implement all appropriate documentation and training programs to improve expertise, and quality resulting in bottom line savings to the company.

Lockheed Martin Co., Dallas, TX 2006 - 2010

Electrical Test, Reliability, Root Cause Failure Analysis Engineering Analyst

Responsibility included the electrical manufacturing, test and reliability of defense systems and test fixture equipment. Worked closely with various departments to achieve a zero product defect status.

Position had daily interface with employees, managers, co-workers, contractors, vendors, and customers which required good problem solving and communication skills. Managed the IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD Advanced Soldering and Cable & Harness Classes for assembly and test production departments.

ATC Logistics & Electronics, Carrollton, TX 2003 - 2006

Manufacturing Electrical Design and Test Engineering Analyst

Responsibility included designing, building and maintaining electrical/mechanical test fixtures and assembly equipment used for end product manufacturing and functionality. Test fixtures included LED and LCD Displays, GPS Professional & Consumer Systems, Cell Phones, Ipod Players, TiVo Recorders, Automotive Radios & Instrument Panel Clusters, etc. Implemented written procedures for testing and repairing professional and consumer electronic devices for each service department. Created and measured controls to ensure that all performance standards (contract compliance) goals were met. Implemented training programs and instructed the repair departments in ESD, Electrostatic Discharge and IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD Advanced Soldering Classes. Worked closely with the quality departments to achieve zero product defects.

Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas, TX 1996 - 2003

Manufacturing Electrical / Physical Failure Analysis Engineering Analyst

Improved product design, manufacturing process, testing, quality, and reliability through timely and accurate root cause identification of mechanism failure, HAST, HTOL, and ESD Testing. IC testing including electrical and physical failure analysis. Worked closely with customers and provided technical FA reports detailing continuity, and functional/parametric failures. Created a new FA-Lab used for debugging, reliability testing, and performance characterization. Designed printed circuit boards and production test fixtures for TI switch-mode power supply IC product line. Implemented laboratory characterization on IC device performance analysis for IC Data Sheets.

FA Lab Equipment Experience: SEM, EDX, EMMI, SAM, FIB, Hazardous Acids, Optical Laser Cutting, X-Ray, & Liquid Crystal Analysis

EDUCATION

Electrical Engineering, Louisiana Technical University - Ruston, LA

Six Sigma Black-Belt Certified, Six Sigma Academy

IPC Certified Instructor for IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD Advanced Soldering, Cable/Harness, PCB - Printed Circuit Board & ESD - Electrostatic Discharge Classes

Professional Teacher Certification; University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL

Visual Basic programming experience; UNIX, C/C++, Windows, MS-Office, LabView, CAD-Star, VeriBest, & Mentor Graphics Expedition PCB, AutoCAD

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Active Member of the IEEE Reliability Society

Vice Chair of IEEE RF-EMC Society

Active Member IPC CID Designers Council

Active Member Six Sigma Lean Society

Active Member of the Dallas Personal Robotics Group (DPRG)



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