DRISS B. ZOUGARI
*** **** **** ** ***********, NC 27817
(M) 252-***-**** (email@example.com)
Proven ability to implement cost effective solutions while maintaining excellent customer satisfaction, using my excellent leadership skills and my extensive Engineering background.
Megger, Inc. (Biddle Instruments) Valley Forge, PA August 2003 – April 2016
Megger is a provider of H.V Test Equipment for all electrical power applications.
Manufacturing Engineering Department Manager May 2015 – April 2016
Managed a team of four Manufacturing Engineers and a team of three Sustaining Engineers.
Worked collaboratively with Manufacturing Operations, Quality, and Design Engineering, to ensure quality standards for processing components and other materials into finished goods.
Evaluated, recommended, and managed the implementation of manufacturing processes, by designing and conducting research programs, by applying knowledge of Product Design, Fabrication, Assembly, Tooling, and Materials, and by soliciting observations from vendors.
Participated in Manufacturing Efficiency Improvement efforts by analyzing, recommending, KPI’s reviews and implementing new assembly processes, inspections, and Test requirements with associated equipment.
Manager of Manufacturing Operations June 2011 - May 2015
Managed production team in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Interviewed applicants, recommended new hires, and trained employees. Planned, assigned, and directed work to ensure that the production goals met strategic goals and objectives of the company. Monitored and appraised performance reviews and documentation.
Ensured that production schedules were kept to meet customer demands and participated in the overall planning, supervision and direction of the manufacturing operations.
Lead product transfers from Product Development to Manufacturing.
Cross-functional team member with Quality Engineering to dispose non-conforming products.
Directly managed 48 factory workers to meet department and company goals.
Manufacturing Engineer August 2003 - June 2011
Key member in new product design, ensuring ease of manufacturability and serviceability.
Responsible for development of Test Procedures and Test Plans.
Responsible for product enhancements to ensure its reliability.
Technical lead for product components in manufacturing floor and for Purchasing.
Support for Production line to test and provide root-cause analysis of product failures
Selected Accomplishments at Megger:
Setup in-house PCB manufacturing line, molding process, and in-house ESD training program.
Smiths Aerospace, Inc. Malvern, PA October 1998 - May 2003
Engineer Contractor February 2003 - May 2003
Transitioned the division's production operations from Pennsylvania to Florida.
Successfully trained Florida Engineers to support Pennsylvania product line needs.
Reliability Engineer Lead October 2001 - January 2003 (division closed)
Responsible for redesigning existing product line to improve its reliability.
Supervised two Reliability Engineers.
Researched and qualified new components to replace obsolete parts.
Involved in new product design reviews, Prototyping and qualification Tests.
Provided technical support to Marketing, Quality Control and Manufacturing departments.
Product Support Engineer October 1999 - October 2001
Provided and maintained ATP’s (Acceptance Test Procedures) for Smiths product.
Field engineering support involving national and international travel.
Responsible for Prototyping and Test Procedures required for final Product.
Liaised with Boeing and other aircraft manufacturer to gain approvals for engineering changes.
Technical lead for products on the Malvern production floor and for other Smiths sites.
Junior Product Support Engineer October 1998 - October 1999
Performed component level debugging of microprocessor based systems.
Researched and qualified new components for obsolete parts.
Prepared FAA documentation updates.
Selected Accomplishments at Smiths Aerospace:
Selected as Employee of the Quarter twice at Smith’s Industries.
Designed an Access database to track all product support projects.
Modified product so it can be accepted by new European communication requirements.
Technical expert for fuel system project, including the transition suppression units.
CFM Technologies, Inc. Exton, PA August 1997 - October 1998
Installation / Qualification Engineer
Installed and qualified CFM’s full flow systems for Semiconductor industry worldwide.
Member of Install Best Practice Team to review installation and qualification procedures.
Selected Accomplishments at CFM Technologies:
Selected for Install Best Practice Team at CFM technology.
Introduced an interconnect cables matrix to reduce and ease installations in the field.
Queens Artificial Kidney Center Jackson Heights, NY June 1993 - August 1995 (left for school)
Biomedical Engineer Technician
Troubleshoot Dialysis machines “Fresenius”, infusion pumps, Micro-syringes, water treatment machines.
Started preventative program that reduced number of service calls to equipment manufacturer.
Stony Brook University Hospital Stony Brook, NY January 1993 - May 1993
Biomedical Engineer Technician Intern
Performed incoming inspections and conducted preventive maintenance on various instruments.
Repaired infant incubators, bedside monitors, and infusion pumps.
B.S. - Electrical Engineering Technology May 1997
Temple University Philadelphia, PA Cum. GPA 3.3 Major GPA 3.6
A.A.S. Degree - BioMedical Engineering Technology May 1993
State University of New York – College of Technology Farmingdale, NY Cum. GPA 3.8
COMPUTER AND OTHER SKILLS:
Assembly language, Pspice, MatLab, Tango, Labview, Solid Work, View Logic, and Microsoft Office applications of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SAP.
Innate mechanical ability coupled with excellent electronic skills.
Fluency in French.
Boating and fishing.