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Engineer Manager

Location:
New Bedford, MA
Posted:
March 21, 2018

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Joseph R Cabral

** **** ****** • New Bedford, MA 02745 • 508-***-**** • ac4v5d@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Extensive experience in diverse industries and introduction of new products, including medical devices, defense and aerospace.

Proven ability to streamline manufacturing processes using lean manufacturing practices such as 5S, Kaizen, DMAIC and FMEA.

Proven ability to increase production by managing, training and motivating staff.

Computer skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, EnterPlicity, AutoCAD, National Instruments LabVIEW, Mentor Graphics PADS and SolidWorks

Familiar with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 standards

CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ONSET COMPUTER CORPORATION, NEW BOURNE, MA 2017-PRESENT

Component Engineer

Find alternate components for End of Life components

Perform compliance testing

Part of Sustaining group to find ways to extend life of legacy products

Work with New Product Development to find cost saving components to reduce initial costs

AMETEK/AEGIS, NEW BEDFORD, MA 2014-2017

Process Engineer/Manager-Ceramic Processes

Manage specialist in production of high temperature co-fired ceramic components

Develop and update Quality Assurance Procedures, flowsheets and drawings

Ensure that all safety procedures are up to date and all personnel are properly trained

Assign work assignments and monitor workflow to ensure efficient product throughput

Perform employee reviews, payroll and vacation scheduling, interviews, hiring and disciplinary actions

Responsible for department budget, material requisitions and inventory control

Inspect and disposition discrepant material and components

Perform design reviews on new ceramic components to determine product viability

Train personnel on all aspects of producing High Temp Co-fired Ceramic components

MURATA POWER SOLUTIONS, MANSFIELD, MA 2011-2014

Test Engineer

Design test fixturing and printed circuit boards to evaluate and qualify new product lines

Develop programs to evaluate new product lines using Chroma and NHR automated test systems

Develop programs to perform life testing of new products using LabVIEW test software

Lead teams of design and software engineers to determine product specifications and automated test procedures on new products

Supervise engineering technicians in the building and wiring of test fixturing and racks

Perform cost analysis on new products from design stage to mass production to calculate return on investment (ROI) to determine product viability

Work with engineers and vendors to find ways to reduce the cost of testing product to help increase ROI using FMEA’s and other lean practices

JOSEPH R CABRAL

MORGAN CERAMICS – ALBEROX DIVISION, New Bedford, MA 2005-2011

Process Specialist

Develop Engineering Tests to evaluate and qualify new implantable medical components from ceramic molding to sputtering, defining vacuum furnace cycles for ceramic to metal bonding, hermeticity, electrical testing and final inspection procedures

Evaluate discrepancies to find root causes and recommend fixes by performing a failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)

Design, program and maintain automated equipment using National Instruments LabVIEW

Develop manufacturing instructions, engineering instructions and test methods for production personnel

Member of team that prepared company for successful ISO 13485 certification

Internal QA auditor ensuring that all procedures and standards were in compliance and recommended actions to correct discrepancies

Train production personnel to manufacturing processes of each product line and supervise and evaluate performance

LTX, INC., Westwood, MA 2003-2005

Test Engineer

Developed test and training procedures for debugging of system control boards used in high volume component test systems

Work with software engineers to debug and streamline C++ test protocols used in automated test equipment

Supervised training of support personnel

EMC CORPORATION, INC., Franklin, MA 1998-2002

Systems Debug Technician

Testing and troubleshooting of data storage cabinets to the board level

Debugging of microprocessor controlled power control boards to the component level using automated test equipment, logic analyzers and oscilloscopes

JAIR UNITED, INC., Louisville, KY 1995-1998

Foreman – Research and Development

Design and manufacturing of avionic test systems

Reverse engineering of various avionics systems

Supervised technicians in R&D shop

UNITED STATES NAVY, Jacksonville, FL

Avionics Technician 1982-1992

Testing and troubleshooting of numerous avionic systems

Avionics Systems Instructor responsible for preparing fleet personnel to work on the avionic and acoustic systems of the S3B Viking anti-submarine warfare aircraft

Work Center Supervisor responsible for the delegation of tasks to subordinates and to ensure that work quality meets or exceeds set standards

EDUCATION

Associates of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology

Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL

Bachelors of Science in Information Technology

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Masters in Business Administration University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS / CLASSES

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Professional Cert # 12441902



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