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Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Gilroy, California, 95020, United States
Salary:
TBD
Posted:
March 13, 2018

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MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Hands-on, accountable and analytical Mechanical Engineer with 8 years of experience in Production Testing, Quality and Process/Manufacturing Engineering with a college concentration in Design and Analysis.

An ambitious yet personable leader who is always ready to solve difficult problems.

Test design, planning & execution

Production & prototype test leader

Mechanical design & FEA (Solidworks & Pro E)

Test instrumentation & control systems

Statistical Process Control

Process & testing instruction documentation

Shock, acoustic & environmental testing

Data acquisition & acoustic signal processing

Software, hardware & technical skills/experience: Solidworks, Pro Engineer. VWinII, Siemens (LMS Test Lab), VXi, and Pacific Instruments (SCADAS). Oscilloscopes, signal analyzers, function generators, PLC’s, charge amplifiers, multimeters, strain gauges, accelerometers, LVDT’s, pressure transducers, RTD’S and thermocouples. GD&T, metrology, optical comparator, & CMM. Lathe, mill, welding, & power/hand tools. MS Office, MS Project, Adobe & SAP.

HIGHLIGHTS

Assigned Engineering Project Manager for three factory production test product lines

Designed and implemented an MRG Test Stand and successfully executed four MRG factory tests

Established inspection procedures and calibration standards that exceeded ISO standards

Implemented a successful environmental test production system that exceed estimated lead times

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NORTHROP GRUMMAN (NGSC-MS) Sunnyvale, CA 2015-Present

Responsible for successful Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of various marine propulsion and power generation systems to include system performance, acoustic performance, and system safety.

Engineering Project Manager (EPM)-Propulsion Systems Test

Managed labor & material budgets of Main Reduction Gear, Main Propulsion Unit & Main Propulsion Motor

Directed and architected the refurbishment of the Virginia Main Propulsion Unit test stand control system

EPM for the Ohio Replacement Main Propulsion Motor factory test & combined test facility

Ford Class Main Reduction Gear Test Director (MRG) USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) 2013-2015

Lead project architect/engineer for the design and installation of a test stand for marine reduction gears

Directed and lead the prototype production test of aircraft carrier main reduction gears ($30m+/ea)

Designed and constructed a PLC control system to operate various ancillary systems for prototype test

Installed 210 signal processed channels for data acquisition and 50 channels of acoustic data acquisition

Virginia Class Senior Systems Test Engineer 2013-2014

Test Director for factory production test of Virginia Class Submarine Main Propulsion Unit

Supported factory production test Virginia Class Submarine Ships Service Turbine Generator

Executed transfer functions on product via shaker systems and signal analyzers to verify bending modes

Troubleshot product deficiencies during test via data acquisition systems and acoustic signals

Recorded and analyzed system performances via data acquisition including airborne noise & vibration

M & L PRECISION MANUFACTURING INC. Morgan Hill, CA 2012-2013

Quality Assurance Manager

Responsible for the quality of product manufactured from machines as mills, lathes, and other machining tools. Spearheaded the Quality Department to ensure compliance of customer orders and material.

Acting liaison between company ownership and customer to solve process variation and anomalies

Conducted SPC to continuously improve on machining and inspection processes

Facilitated in the AS 9100 & ISO 9001 certification process for M&L Precision

COBHAM DEFENSE ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS San Jose, CA 2009 - 2012

Environmental Test Engineer

Responsible for operating, maintaining, training and servicing vibration testing equipment, shock testing equipment, salt fog testing equipment and humidity testing equipment.

Acquired vibration data by mounting accelerometers and performing signal processing/analysis

Used oscilloscope to perform impact testing on defense electronic products

Created a database to track, monitor, and analyze product flow through environmental testing

Process Engineer II

Responsible for providing technical support and leadership to the production of electronic and metal alloy hardware.

Focused on improving yield through mechanical troubleshooting of processes and equipment

Created work instructions, inspection criteria, and Key Process Indicators

Developed preventative maintenance schedules and physically replaced worn parts as needed

Interpreted Engineering drawings to insure processes met intended specifications

MILITARY

UNITED STATES NAVY United States of America 1998 - 2002

Second Class Petty Officer Sonar Technician (SW/IUSS)

Accelerated from E-1 to E-5 rank in 4 years

Tracked, classified, & localized surface and subsurface ocean-going contacts with various sonar equip.

Deployed on the USS Vella Gulf (CG-72). Deployed on the RV Cory Chouest

Identified and tracked a Russian Submarine via SOSUS and SURTASS sonar equipment

Deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom. Boarded and took control of an Iraqi vessel

Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist & Integrated Undersea Surveillance

Honorably discharged after 4 years of service

Continuously upholding the U.S. Navy Core Values of Honor, Courage and Commitment

EDUCATION

PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION – UC Irvine Extension 2016

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation – Marine Systems

B.S., MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 2009

Engineer In Training (State of California Certificate)

SONAR TECHNICIAN –Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center, San Diego, CA 1999

A-School

CLEARANCE

SECRET (Active) 2009

Department of Defense

OTHER

Rescue Diver Emergency First Aid Response & CPR (PADI) 2014

Rifleman (Appleseed Project) 2014

Pi Tau Sigma (Member) 2007



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