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Westminster, California, United States
June 14, 2018

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Joseph Laszlo

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Westminster, CA 92683-1714



Excellent skills across all conventional & automated manufacturing disciplines in the rapidly evolving Aerospace Industry.


A hands-on professional experienced in tooling development, DFMAT, AIT, fabrication of aerospace flight hardware, ground/flight systems & subsystems. Detail oriented & stress tolerant.

Strong team player & analytical problem solver with clear communication channels, sharp technical writing skills, solid work ethic & long track record of safe, high-quality results.

Comfortable with multi-tasking: seamlessly & simultaneously supporting numerous projects in a fast-paced environment with minimal oversight.

Analysis/design/development of flight & test hardware/components, configuration management, manufacturing/industrial engineering, cleanroom/cryogenic/electronic packaging operations,

technical writing, R&D/rapid prototyping, advanced modeling techniques, additive manufacturing: 3D printing & stereolithography, tool design/engineering, tool & die making, welding & production machining.


Calif. State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA.

Bachelor of Sceince, Aerospace Engineering Technology


Cleared site compliant U.S. Person, qualified as export control briefed per ITAR 22 CFR §120.15.

Department of Defense Secret, issued June 2005


Master Machinist/Fabricator 2012-2018 Ventura Enterprises, Huntington Beach, CA (contract hire position, part-time)

Advise owner regarding capital equipment justification, selection and implementation, facilities issues, machinery selection, producibility, tooling/execution, safety & QC criteria.

Perform capital review, arrange facilities requirements, make final decisions, select & acquire production/test equipment.

Provide skills & techniques to fabricate prototype petrochemical refinery components, related tooling & test hardware.

Utilize released drawings, informal sketches, & verbal directions under minimal supervision.

Senior Manufacturing Engineer 2000-2011 Boeing Defense & Space Systems, Huntington Beach, CA

Perform capital reviews, arrange facilities requirements, select & acquire production/test equipment.

Scope, create SOW, troubleshoot fab orders & provide analysis/support for numerous advanced programs including Phantom Works.

Routinely engage AOG/critical repairs, advise clients on producibility, quality control & compliance issues.

Engage all support functions & arrange fast-response fabrication, test & buyoff to provide rapid turnover for 100s of unique components ordered by multiple customers on tight schedules.

Precision Development Mechanic 1995-2000 Rockwell Reusable Space Systems (became Boeing N.A.), Downey, CA

Develop/produce flight hardware, GSE & test articles from concept to prototype under minimal direction.

Work closely with responsible R&D engineers, performing own inspections/buyoffs per certs.

Senior Toolmaker 1992-1995 Clayton Industries, El Monte, CA

Provide skills & techniques to support production of dynamometer & petrochemical refinery components/related tooling.

Work to released drawings, informal sketches, & verbal directions under minimal supervision.

Senior Industrial Engineer 1987-1992 Rockwell Autonetics Marine Systems Division, Anaheim, CA

Responsible for original technical writings, revisions/formal acceptance of work/assembly instructions & all flight hardware build specs utilized by hourly staff.

Provide technical/manufacturing support for multi-layer PWB, electronic & electromechanical assembly in class 1000 laminar flow cleanrooms.

Analyze, revise, maintain & generate new tooling designs to suit unique situations - from concept thru fabrication, proof & buyoff.

CNC Mill Operator 1980-1981, Tool & Die Maker 1981-1982, Precision Development Mechanic 1982-1987, all at Rockwell AMSD, Anaheim, CA

Produce flight hardware, hard tooling, fixtures, prototypes & test articles under minimal direction.

Apply broad spectrum of conventional & CNC machine tool technologies, skills & knowledge base. Perform own inspections.

Toolroom Machinist, Class B 1979-1980 Ace Industries, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Provide skills & techniques to support production of turbine engine components & related tooling.

Work to released drawings, informal sketches, & verbal directions under minimal supervision.

Machine Operator 1977-1979 Competition Engineering, Altadena, CA

Entry-level post providing skilled support to well-established automotive machine shop.

Operate machine tools & equipment: manual & NC mills, engine & NC lathes, precision hones, grinders (surface/OD) & welders.


ANSI Y14.5 M-1994 GD&T

ASME Y14.5-2009 GD&T

AutoCAD 2000

Catia V5 R14 Modeling & Assy

Clean room operations: Class 1000, 10,000 & 100,000

Corporate Ethics


Electrostatic discharge sensitivity/hardware handling


Export Compliance

Fall protection/arrest systems

Forklift/Lift truck/Jackstacker operation & safety

Laser Safety: Solid State & HeCd

Lean manufacturing systems

Materialise Magics 12.01

Overhead crane operation

Proprietary Programs Security Procedures

SolidWorks 2005 Basic


Technical writing

Tool design

Unigraphics NX3 Basic


3D Systems: Lightyear 1.3, Buildstation 5.5


Proficient with Windows Operating System, MS Office suite

Electronic file manipulation via proprietary servers/databases, etc.

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