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Manager Electrical Engineer

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United States
Salary:
95000
Posted:
March 01, 2018

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ROBERT L. CLARK

ac4n2z@r.postjobfree.com

502-***-****

502-***-**** (Zip Code 40216)

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Northern Illinois University 1995

Summary:

Quality Manager from Louisville Kentucky with over 8 years of experience of Automotive OEM Tier 1 and Aerospace with Systems DOD and DOE Experience.

I am a team player with certifications in Technical Project Management from the AMA as well as certifications in producing Results with others and goal Setting.

Developed numerous specifications and requirements documents throughout my career as well as technical proposal and tech briefs.

Possess wide variety of client and customer service based assistance and training and development as well.

Worked with varying sized teams to develop new products on both the electrical and mechanical side. Develop using a Risk Analysis approach to use theories and combine research and development to maximize the ROI.

Identified opportunities to solve customer needs by assisting customers in their designs and I routinely make recommendations to resolve technical issues with customer applications.

Routinely specify equipment, materials, and supplies required for completion and implementation of technical projects. I participate or facilitate in meetings with management and/or customers to review design concepts and communicate technical information on a regular basis.

Traveled extensively worldwide to participate in trips to customers to present design concepts and conduct technical review meetings.

Worked extensively with Process Engineering to establish repeatable processes in new products. I am a seasoned Reliability Engineer who practices concepts such as Worst Case Analysis, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis on a Regular Basis.

I have knowledge of industry standard simulation programs. I have been involved in electronic packaging.

Extensive knowledge of software development, as it applies to motion control.

Plant Manager and Operations Manager throughout my Career as required. I have previous knowledge of EMC requirements and control. I am familiar with MIL spec's and have designed under MIL specifications in the past. I was a Golden Globe Award winner in 1992 an have excellent communication, presentation and writing skills. I have Military/Aerospace electronics experience. I have extensive Technical Project Management experience. I have numerous years of mechanical experience in a production environment.

Currently provide extensive technical support and project leadership to many different division of manufacturing worldwide.

Extensive knowledge of Designing for Manufacturability.

8 years of Reliability and Quality Assurance Management experience.

Performed mechanical and electronic design throughout my career.

Extensive experience with simulation and simulation testing in both Hardware and Software applications.

Extensive testing experience and test stand development including of power electronic modules and High Voltage applications.

Used a wide variety of motor controllers, drives, linear regulators, solid-state switches and relays, and amplifiers in my control system design architecture.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

April 2012 to Present

Aerotek (Louisville Kentucky)

Senior Quality Manager and Quality Ongoing Product Testing Software Development Manager

Coordinated all phases of OPT (Ongoing Product Testing) including design, testing, analysis, and project management

Utilize APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) tools, to ensure a robust and cost effective OPT

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC and Program and Commission using Mitsubishi, Omron, Automation Direct, and Allen Bradley / Control Logix PLCs and RS View and Historian for De-Watering Process Equipment and Systems

We use conveyors to move the materials that we handle with our equipment in a number of different environments and industries.

We design control strategies using our main control panel designs and incorporate either relay logic or a variety of Allen Bradley and or other manufacturers PLC's in either a diverting or pass through or reversing strategy.

We also interface and handshake with the customer’s existing SCADA and Plant Control Systems.

Coordinate the development of complex layouts and approve subsequent OPT and fixture and jig drawings

Create and monitor time lines and schedules according to new product introduction and APQP guidelines

Design, develop and test controls & software for new products

Lead OPT teams. Resolve daily OPT issues using re-engineering techniques if needed

Perform investigative engineering analysis of all types as required.

Communicate daily with customers and suppliers as technical expert

Design detailed OPT Plans with SMART PC platforms for quality and cost and delivery that meet or exceed customer expectations

Participate in chair design reviews and identify supplier selection and manage RFQ process

Reported to the Manager, Quality and Engineering Change Management, was responsible for the coordination and evolution of SMART’s ongoing product testing quality assurance activities.

Provided quality and functional evaluation of a wide variety of SMART products as delivered from their respective manufacturers prior to being shipped to customers.

Developed product test strategies, processes and procedures that are aimed at ensuring we are shipping defect free products based on a degree of statistical certainty for JIT

Support PLC Automation for Ford KTP

Developed and maintained a suitable lab space for conducting testing activities including budgeting for and procuring test equipment

Audit plant operation and maintenance of testers and provide feedback to operations

Coordinated and managed the day to day activities of the test team which was primarily be made up of third party contract resources and complete Validation at all plant locations and on-site supplier run offs

Design control systems for hydraulic and mechanical manufacturing

Prepared reports and presenting results from product testing activity. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

Found and highlighted product quality and interoperability issues and reporting findings to the engineering and development teams in order to improve SMART customer’s quality experience

Identified opportunities for improvement as it relates to products, packaging and processes

Participated in root cause analysis and corrective actions with suppliers and SMART teams

Design Lighting Systems for Clean Room and Visual Inspection Stations

Luminance Readings and Recordings and Validation

Manage and Provide Documentation Library

Involved in fixtures, DFA, equipment, PFMEA, ergo, MTM, line balancing, tooling, and molds

September 2010 to April 2012

Johnson Electric (Springfield Tennessee)

Power Train Cooling APQP Software Development Quality Manager and OPT / Electrical Engineer

Coordinated all phases of product development including design, testing, analysis, and project management

Utilize APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) tools, to ensure a robust and cost effective product design

Participate in chair design reviews and identify supplier selection and manage RFQ process

Involved in fixtures, DFA, equipment, PFMEA, ergo, MTM, line balancing, tooling, and molds

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC and Program and Commission using Mitsubishi, Omron, Automation Direct, and Allen Bradley / Control Logix PLCs and RS View and Historian

Coordinate the development of complex layouts and approve subsequent part and assembly drawings

Create and monitor time lines and schedules according to new product introduction and APQP guidelines

On-site supplier run offs

Ensure commissioning and installation meet design and Manage and Provide Documentation Library

Design, develop and test controls & software for new products. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

Support PLC Automation

Lead product development teams. Resolve daily product development issues using re-engineering techniques if needed

Perform investigative engineering analysis of all types as required for JIT.

Communicate daily with customers and suppliers as technical expert

Validation at all plant locations

Audit plant operation and maintenance of testers and provide feedback to operations

Design detailed CFM's aligned with JE PC platforms for cost and delivery that meet or exceed customer expectations

November 2008 - September 2010

Personal Consulting Contracts Assembly and Test Worldwide, Argo Turboserve Corporation, Kellogg Louisville Bakery and Gulf Chemical

Nuclear Production & Procurement Manager& Electrical Engineer & Applications Software Quality Manager & Controls Engineer

Lead and directed continuous technical improvements of the equipment in support of plant business goals. (Proactive Maintenance and total cost of ownership)

Drove asset optimization practices through reliability simplification, standardization, and automation Drove KPIs related to Engineering reliability

Responsible for changes to Equipment Maintenance Plans (EMP) based on data analysis of failures

Developed equipment / components standards for reliability and maintainability

Implemented and followed all job related ISO 9001 standards

Design and Select the appropriate Hardware from the Allen Bradley Rockwell Library depending on the job application, accuracy and Speed required from the Scope of the Project and types of IO to be utilized.

Once selected Develop System Level Drawings and Block Diagrams to emulate the System and create Sequence of Operation on the types of IO and IO count and HMI and Communication Method and Accuracy are decided.

Develop the Panel Layouts and Schematics necessary to Commission the project.

Develop the Startup Logic and selected PLC Logic to emulate the Sequence of Operation.

Run Simulation Test and Exercise all the IO and Develop the necessary HMI Screens with a Panelview or Panelbuilder Architecture that best fits the Users.

Install and Debug the Installation after Commissioning till Project Scope and Requirements are satisfied

Worked with capital project teams to ensure maintainability and reliability are integrated in all capital projects.

Lead development of plants predictive maintenance programs.

Performed Life Cycle Cost analysis, leads RCM, FMEA, and other Root Cause Analysis Efforts

Support PLC Automation

Responsible for the management of the onsite technical staff to include a team of test technicians and engineers, condition of the Production facilities and recommendations for improvements, and actively participate in the Staff Continuous Improvement Program. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

Ensure the test technician(s) understand the assignment and is aware of schedule requirements associated and agrees to perform all assigned activities. Prepare and maintain corporate planning & scheduling programs

Provide timely status of transformer testing, dedication and production

Prioritize testing schedule to meet customer needs and part availabilities

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC

Communicate with technicians, engineers, shipping & receiving to ensure manning, test equipment and product issues are resolved in a timely manner

Meet with mechanical engineers, project engineer, customer and DTE management to discuss the design and function of the customer machine

Technical excellence, by virtue of experience, training or interest. Responsibility to develop, mentor and train others in the department in that area

Assess all project changes to determine their impact on the project and take appropriate measures to reflect the changes in the project budget, schedule and manpower requirements

Provide suggestions for future standards and process improvements for the department

October 2006 to October 2008

Eastman Chemical (Kingsport Tennessee)

Senior Quality Manager and Electrical Software Engineer

Responsible for all Reliability Engineering for all Plants locally and abroad

Develop training programs and material for business users and technical staff of the application

On-site supplier run offs

AutoCAD Electrical for Schematics and Manage and Provide Documentation Library

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC and Program and Commission using Mitsubishi, Omron, Automation Direct, and Allen Bradley / Control Logix PLCs and RS View and Historian

System Development Life Cycle creation and documentation and maintenance HTML AutoCAD LT

Validation at all plant locations

Energy Savings and Power Factor Analysis. Utility and Maintenance Savings with Predictive and Proactive Measures

Support PLC Automation

June 2006 – October 2006

PDMA Corporation (Clearwater Florida)

Electrical Reliability Government & Independent Special Product Suppliers and Technical Project Manager and Electrical Engineer and Software Development Quality Manager (Testing / Quality / Reliability)

Software Mechanical and Electrical and Reliability Engineering and DCS interfacing procedures

Manage existing product lines

Develop and implement equipment modifications and/or replacements and Tech Briefs

Large-scale information technology Project Electrical and projects Microsoft Office Suite

System Development Life Cycle creation and documentation and maintenance

Manage technical staff and Manage and Provide Documentation Library

Ensure that personnel performing safety analysis and V&V activities are sufficiently independent of the design activities for the application in question. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC and Program and Commission using Mitsubishi, Omron, Automation Direct, and Allen Bradley / Control Logix PLCs and RS View and Historian

Ensure technically competent personnel perform safety analysis and V&V activities

Design control systems for hydraulic and mechanical manufacturing

Ensure commissioning and installation meet design

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC

December 2005 – May 2006

Alcon Labs (Orlando Florida)

Laser Eye Surgery Special Product Suppliers

Senior / Quality / Validation / Sustaining / Software Quality Manager and Electrical

System performance and robustness, Temperature, humidity, air flow, pressure, and other devices, monitoring and performance verification of the system under actual running conditions.

Sampling methodologies using digital controllers

Ensure that personnel performing safety analysis and V&V activities are sufficiently independent of the design activities for the application in question. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

SDG liaison to the project Integrated Safety Analysis group for Lasers for Tech Facts

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC and Program and Commission using Mitsubishi, Omron, Automation Direct, and Allen Bradley / Control Logix PLCs and RS View and Historian

Design control systems for hydraulic and mechanical manufacturing

November 2004 - May 2005

MarkPeri / Southern / Constellation Technologies (Largo Florida)

Operations Software Quality Manager and Electrical Engineer for Process and Controls Design for Special Automation and Machines

Custom Reliability and Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Quality Controls Expert for custom automation and test equipment machinery for automotive and medical industries

Coordinated system, sub system and integration/test of total system for Tech Facts for JIT

DOD and DOE and Homeland Security Systems Development and Project Electrical

Worked on Setting up Configuration Management System Implementation and developed and re-wrote Technical quality documents for most operations. AutoCAD LT and Electrical

Lighting Design for Automotive In Line Manufacturing Vision Systems

Support PLC Automation

Design and Select the appropriate Hardware from the Allen Bradley Rockwell Library depending on the Job Application and Accuracy and Speed required from the Scope of the Project and types of IO to be utilized. Once selected Develop System Level Drawings and Block Diagrams to emulate the System and create Sequence of Operation. On the types of IO and IO count and HMI and Communication Method and Accuracy are decided.

Develop the Panel Layouts and Schematics necessary to Commission the project.

Develop the Startup Logic and selected PLC Logic to emulate the Sequence of Operation.

Run Simulation Test and Exercise all the IO and Develop the necessary HMI Screens with a Panelview or Panelbuilder Architecture that best fits the Users.

Install and Debug the Installation after Commissioning till Project Scope and Requirements are satisfied

Ensure commissioning and installation meet design and Manage and Provide Documentation Library

November 1998 – November 2004

Borg Warner Automotive ETS (Oregon Illinois)

Electrical Engineer and Software Quality Manager

Mechanical and Reliability and Electrical Engineering for Product Design and Project Electrical of Pneumatic and Electronic Valving and Fixtures Utilizes the following processes in daily operations: Kanban, lean cell automation designs and production processes, visual aids, kaizen and special task force teams, and six sigma analysis and evaluation for JIT

Design control systems for hydraulic and mechanical manufacturing

Ensure commissioning and installation meet design

Design Panel Layouts, Hardwire, HMI, and PLC

AutoCAD Electrical for Schematics

Responsible for all robotics and testing and test equipment throughout facility for Tech Facts

High Volume Manufacturing Systems and Automation and Test Equipment qualification documents and Tech Briefs

Ensure commissioning and installation meet design

Support PLC Automation

Develop and qualify all test equipment utilizing the following software programs, Steeplechase, Schneider Electric, Visual Basic, VB.NET, ASIC, National Instruments, Labview, RS SQL, MS SQL, and Test Stand

Involved in fixtures, DFA, equipment, PFMEA, ergo, MTM, line balancing, tooling, and molds

Design, select, test, programming, standards, and debug with Allen Bradley PLC’s and associated software and peripherals and Lighting Design for Automotive In Line Manufacturing Vision Systems

Design and Select the appropriate Hardware from the Allen Bradley Rockwell Library depending on the Job Application and Accuracy and Speed required from the Scope of the Project and types of IO to be utilized. Once selected Develop System Level Drawings and Block Diagrams to emulate the System and create Sequence of Operation.

On the types of IO and IO count and HMI and Communication Method and Accuracy are decided. Develop the Panel Layouts and Schematics necessary to Commission the project.

Develop the Startup Logic and selected PLC Logic to emulate the Sequence of Operation.

Run Simulation Test and Exercise all the IO and Develop the necessary HMI Screens with a Panelview or Panelbulder Architecture that best fits the Users.

Install and Debug the Installation after Commissioning till Project Scope and Requirements are satisfied

On-site supplier run offs

Technical writing/documentation of ISO 9001 and QS 14000 procedures. AutoCAD LT

Audit plant operation and maintenance of testers and provide feedback to operations

Responsible for Customer Quality for all New Product Lines and some pre-existing lines that developed new part numbers or Customers and Manage and Provide Documentation Library

Resolve issues, identify issues, program quality specifications, program timing, program documentation, and resolve any outstanding technical concerns. Perform Customer PPAP’s, APQP, and PSO’s

Participate in chair design reviews and identify supplier selection and manage RFQ process

AutoCAD Electrical for Schematics

Work with integrated circuits and PC based board controllers and Adept and Motoman and Bosch and Yamaha and ABB and Fanuc robots

Validation at all plant locations

Additional Training

Technical Project Management Certification from the American Managers Association (AMA)

Proficient in all Versions of Microsoft Office and Similar

AS400 Certified

Allen Bradley Certified

Ford WERS Certified

Ford Schedule A Certified

Ford VPP Certified

Infor XA Certified

Filemaker Pro Certified

SQL Reporting Services Microsoft Gold Certified

TapRoot Root Cause Analysis Certified

Transact SQL Server Microsoft Gold Certified

Hamilton Sundstrand Military Soldering Certified

EPSQ Security Clearance 2004

Steeplechase Certified

DVT Vision Certified

Cognex Vision Certified

RS View Historian Certified

Win Vis Certified

MCE Certified

Proteus MMX

SAP ERP

Quick Maintenance Pro

Technical Electronics I and II from Potter Road Vocational Center

Electronic Vacuum Tubes Training

Oracle

Exceed

Agile

Fogbugz

Halogen

Pivotal

Zero Defect

AutoCAD LT and Electrical

OrCAD

PSPICE

Relex

Bruning CAD

Siemens

Adept

Motoman

Yamaha

Bosch

ABB

Fanuc

CNC

Schneider Electric

Rockwell Automation

MSHA Certified



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