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Electrical Hardware Test Engineer

Indianapolis, IN, 46219
March 18, 2018

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Electrical Hardware Test Engineer

Qualifications Profile

Analytical and results-oriented professional, offering extensive experience in electrical design, quality improvement, troubleshooting, and operations management. Armed with proven expertise in creating cost-effective solutions, developing processes, and utilizing appropriate testing instrumentation. Equipped with solid communication skills in coordinating department processes to guarantee efficient flow of information and work procedures. Articulate communicator; bilingual in English and German. Currently hold Secret Security Clearance.

Core Competencies

Project Management

Process Improvement

System Integration

Engineering Design

Customer Service

Strategic Planning and Execution

Relevant experience

Whirlpool – Amana, IA

Manufacturing Test Engineer 2016–2017

Guaranteed attainment of the firm’s standards for all contents by verifying first piece approval (FPA) at the factory.

Collaborated with suppliers as well as design and process engineers while providing real-time failure analysis.

Executed corrective and preventative actions for the top chronic failures.

Made use of Excel, JMP, and Google Sheets in identifying failures and component modes for product platform.

Employed analytical skills in assessing failure data from the factory and services, determining top failures, and estimating improvement opportunities, whilesupporting root cause analysis.

Coordinated regular updates regarding failure rates and modes with future quality improvement actions.

Trapeze – Cedar Rapids, IA

Design Test Engineer 2016

Functioned as design engineer for the next generation transit integrated vehicle logic unit system (IVLU).

Displayed competency in developing printed circuit board (PCB), cable harness extension, interface harness, schematics, test plans, reports, and instructions for new design.

Rockwell Collins – Cedar Rapids, IA

Integration and Test Engineer 2008–2015

Lead Test Engineer regarding military large network computer communication system.

Trained personnel and resources regarding environmental and electrical, testing.

Created test plans, reports, and instructions for new and complex designs.

Broadened knowledge of BERT scope, spectrum and vector network analyzers, power meters, signal generators, digital I/O, oscilloscopes, power supplies, couplers, isolators, filters, and duplexers.

Integrated FPGA joint tactical information distribution system (JTIDS) LINK-16 High Power amplifier, MIDS transceiver, TACAN, and Dual Tone Multi-frequency (DTMF).

Avionics Engineer

Conceptualized electrical, flight control, and avionics panels for various commercial airplanes along with test plans, reports, and instructions for line-replaceable unit (LRU) testing.

Carried out schematic reviews, drafts, eMods and service bulletins, and documentation for display select panel (DSP), flight control panel (FCP), and RISC signal processor (RSP) LRU for several products.

Applied solid familiarity of the following procedures and documentation including SARD, FDOR, PTSD, PTR, HRDs, TCP, critical design review (CDR), and AABOM.

Exemplified in-depth knowledge multiple procedures and documentation including lean, environmental and windows management instrumentation(ENV/WMI), transmission control protocol (TCP), and CDR.

Earlier Career

Eli Lilly and Company – Indianapolis, IN

PLC and HDMI Specialist

Instrumentation Technician

Raytheon Inc. – Indianapolis, IN

Logistician Provisioning Analyst

Motorola – Indianapolis, IN

Electronics Mobile Communications Technician

Indiana University Medical Hospitals – Indianapolis, IN

Senior Critical Care Biomedical Electronics Technician

United States Air Force – European Theater

Wideband Microwave Communications Technician

WIAN FM – FM Radio Broadcast Engineer

FM Broadcast Engineer

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Purdue University

Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology

ITT TechnicalInstitute

United Stated Air Force (Honorable Discharge)

Microwave Electronics Communications - Honor Graduate

First Class FCC License Certified Electronic Technician Aviation Certification

Professional Development

Doors Lotus Notes Sabre Circuit Design Prep Orcad Printed Circuit Design Microsoft Visio

Adobe Acrobat Catapult Integrated Circuit Design P-SPICE, Heads-Up Display Design Allen Bradley RS Logix, Foxboro IA FPGA VHDL Mentor Graphics Dx Designer Matlab LabView FPGA Tina


Public Presenter, Pharmaceutical, Commercial, and Military Audiences

Professional Affiliations

Toastmasters International Member

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Society of Broadcast Engineers

Technical Acumen

LabVIEW C C# Assembly Fortran

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