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Engineer Electrical

Location:
Hudson, New Hampshire, United States
Posted:
September 12, 2018

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Robert O’Donnell

*** ******** **** **.

Hudson, NH 03051

Cell 603-***-****

E-Mail:ac60yf@r.postjobfree.com

Objective: An opportunity for continued career growth, challenge and responsibility in a position where my experience can be most effectively utilized.

Business Experience:

1/17 to 6/17

MKS Instruments, Wilmington, MA

Contracting Analog Electrical Engineer

As an analog design engineer I was assigned to work on the design, modification, debug, and maintenance of PC boards containing, or supporting, power electronics. Worked with other senior engineers as part of a larger product development team.

9/14 to 12/16

Hayward Industries, North Kingstown, RI

Contracting Electrical Engineer

Responsible for the design of the power system and main power supply for an automated pool cleaning robot. The system consists of an off-line, universal input PFC,; 28Vdc @ 200W output main supply. 3 individual motor drives, and multiple POL regulators.

6/13 to 9/14

MIL Electronics LLC, Salem, NH

Independent Contracting Engineer

Redesigning / updating current product line of high voltage switched-mode DC/DC

Converters.

Responsibilities include:

Design of DC/DC topologies include Fly-back, Boost, Synchronous Buck.

Simulation/modeling of purposed topology.

Custom magnetics design utilizing both standard PCB mount and Planer designs.

Design/test/trouble-shoot for compliance to EMI/UL/CSA/international, Medical IEC 60601-1, and RoHS standards.

PCB/test fixture/procedure design/creation.

2/13 to 6/13

Emerson Electric Inc., Marlboro, MA

Product Support Engineer, Embedded Power Division

Support Emerson Network Power - Embedded Computing & Power Products on key customer accounts to assure ongoing supply of high quality and reliable products. Focus on helping customers with quality and reliability issues while optimizing the process involving defective and returned material. Travel to customer sites and Emerson Network Power - Embedded Computing & Power factories on a regular basis. Establish, maintain, and constantly improve working relationships with all assigned account’s key personnel.

9/11 to 2/13

A123 Systems Inc., Westborough, MA

Consulting Principal Electrical Engineer

Responsibilities include:

Interface to the Product Management team and customers to gather requirements and

create product specifications.

Develop detailed Work Breakdown Schedules for all phases of the project.

Design, prototype, evaluate, and document prototype and production-ready electronic

systems. Develop test specifications product verification.

Interface with and assist test engineering and manufacturing engineering to verify

compliance of product to mandated safety and conformance, customer, and A123

requirements. Interface to manufacturing to design products to production standards (DFM). Conduct design previews and reviews, and participate or lead DFMEA and WCA reviews. Co-develop products along with software, firmware, mechanical, and PCB engineers. Mentor junior electrical engineers to guide their development.

6/06 to 9/11

Osram Sylvania Inc., Beverly, MA

Contracting Electrical Engineer (Automotive group)

Responsibilities include the design and development of electronic control systems for driving LED light sources for automotive lighting applications. Electrical design includes analog/digital/pcb/linear/switching power circuitry, LED/driver interface, and magnetics design with thermal and EMI/EMC consideration. DC/DC topologies designed include Fly-back (std. and ZCS), Boost, Synchronous Buck, and Linear. Custom magnetics design utilizing both standard PCB mount and Planer designs.

7/05 – 1/06

Powervar Inc., Waukegan, IL

Project manager/Chief Engineer

Responsible for directing the activities of hardware development resources, overseeing the analysis, design, and production of a new medical UPS product line ranging in power from 240VA to 5000VA single phase and 10Kva to 45Kva 3 phase. Responsibilities include: Prepare specifications; Evaluate vendors; ensure products conform to the necessary standards and specifications (UL/IEC60601/ FCC class A/ internal DVT spec); develop schedule and cost estimates; Delegates program assignments to other members of the project team (Mechanical, Electrical, Test, Manufacturing engineers / Technicians), works with the production staff to ensure a timely transition of new products to production, manages expenses, and staffing performance. Topologies used include Fly-back, Push/Pull, Half-bridge, and Full-bridge for AC/DC, DC/DC and DC/AC conversions.

8/92 – 3/05

American Power Conversion Corp. Billerica, MA

Senior Electrical Eng. for Network Power Solutions Group: 4/02 to 3/05

10kVA On-Line Uninterruptible Power System: Project “Lynx3”

Responsibilities included: Performing thermal, power, and cost analysis for the

Input power-factor correction circuit (IGBT based interleaved Boost) and the 200-

240Vac high frequency output inverter (IGBT based Neutral-Point-Clamped inverter). Design of the two system 400 watt battery chargers (Buck converters). Design of a multiple output, 70 watt DC-DC system power supply (Fly-back converter). Design of the multiphase EMI AC line filter, including a custom toroidal inductor. Agency conformance: UL, CSA, CE, FCC, ect..

Senior Electrical Eng. / Program manager for Special Products Group:

10/95 to 4/02

Responsible for overseeing the analysis, design, and production of custom hardware based power products for consumer and commercial customers.

Other responsibilities include: Designing portions of the system, Prepare specifications; Evaluate vendors; ensure products conform to the necessary standards and specifications (UL/VDE/ FCC/ internal DVT spec); develop schedule and cost estimates; Delegates program assignments to other members of the project team (Mechanical, Electrical, Test, Manufacturing engineers / Technicians), works with the production staff to ensure a timely transition of new products to production.

Design Engineer for Back-UPS product group: 8/92 to 9/95

Assisted in the design/redesign of numerous AC power products, this includes a family of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) which ranged in size from 280VA to 1400VA., AC line voltage regulators - 600/1200 Va, 120/230Vac models, 120Vac/ 250Va High Frequency UPS. Responsibilities: Test specifications, Bill of material generation, EMI/DVT/UL/CSA compliance.

10/87 - 4/92

Ascom Warren, Inc., Hudson, NH

Design Engineer

Assisted in the design/redesign of numerous AC and DC Tel-com power products, this includes a family of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) which ranged in size from 1kVA to 12.5kVA., a 48Vdc / 3.0 kW Switched mode power supply ( Rectifier), an 18kVA, 400Hz, 3 phase programmable AC source, 120VAC/500VA inverter.

3/87 - 10/87 Tully Lake Systems, Inc., Littleton, MA

Consulting Design Engineer

Worked for a small electronic engineering consulting firm, providing prototyping, p.c. board design and technical support for a variety of projects.

10/84 - 10/87 Lexicon, Inc., Waltham, MA

Sr. Engineering Technician

11/81 - 10/84 Dytron Corp., Waltham, MA

Engineering Technician

9/80 - 11/81 Dennison Kybe Corp., Waltham, MA

Test technician

4/80 - 9/80 Liberty Engineering Corp., Waltham, MA

Test Technician

CAD/CAM tools, Software:

P-CAD, DxDesigner,

LTspice, MathCAD, OrCad, Viewdraw, Pads-PCB, Lotus Notes, Windows NT, Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, SAP, Oracle.

Continuing Education:

Certificate Master designer P-Cad program

Unitrode/TI design seminars 1992 - present

Spring time enterprises (Rudy Severns): High frequency magnetic design

Silent Solutions (Lee Hill): design for EMI/EMC compliance.

Center for the Quality of Management: Concept Engineering course, and the 9 Step Project planning system.

MIT Open Courseware – Various EE classes.

Education: Northeastern University, Boston, MA.



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