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Manager Program

Alhambra, California, United States
August 28, 2018

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Garry A. Lynn

PO Box *****, Pasadena, CA ***** 760-***-****


Program/Production Manager

Motivated and results-focused program/project manager with more than 20 years of experience spearheading successful manufacturing and production projects. Accomplished leader with a talent for influencing diverse, cross-functional teams and delivering quantifiable results. Expert project consultant dedicated to providing exceptional service and high-quality results. LEAN resource management professional constantly recognized for identifying inefficiencies, finding solutions, and completing complex tasks.

Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills

Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Lean Processes

Motivational Leadership

Program Management

Full Life Cycle Management

Budgeting & Cost Reduction

Stakeholder Communication

Process Improvements

Data Migration

Software Implementation

MS Project

MS Office

Professional Experience

Pulsar Aviation Inc., San Bernardino Int. Air 2018 - 2018

Quality Assurance Manager

Manage FAA compliance through scheduled and unscheduled audits. Manage MRO training and safety programs.

Interface with customer representatives to satisfy individual customer unique requirements through surveillance and audits. Maintain and assure the accuracy of all required FAA and customer supporting inspection and maintenance documentation.

Q-Tech, Inc.,, Culver City, CA 2014-2017

Production/Program/Quality Manager

Manage program and production operations, quality assurance testing, and area work activity. Manage program scheduling, labor assignments, and work hour spend. Promote safety, monitor job performance, documentation and work orders, and production efficiency. Manage and coordinate AS9100 compliance and certification.

Key Accomplishments:

Conducted extensive ISO 9100 internal audit; passed extended audit and achieved recertification.

Delivered efficiencies within APG and Q-Tech, group achieving a 20% increase in space production.

Conducted multiple customer program reviews; eliminated all low-volume, non-profit products.

Rogerson Kratos, Pasadena, CA Contract Prog.ram Manager, CAS, San Bernardino CA 2007 - 2014

General Manager Vice Present

Held concurrent contract positions. Rogerson Kratos, managed the new product development, qualification and sales of flat screen display programs. Also managed multiple avionic and instrumentation component improvement programs. At CAS, evaluated existing maintenance and production programs to win multiple government contracts, identified inefficiencies and offered strategic solutions to existing maintenance/production/manufacturing programs to win additional major contracts.

Key Accomplishments:

Implemented a LEAN and 5S for production room floor and won multiple aircraft defense contracts at Rogerson.

Delivered recommendations & evaluation to position CAS to win Department of Defense Aircraft modification and Maintenance contracts.

Performed light to heavy maintenance on the Mexican Presidential VIP fleet, valued at over $5M for CAS.

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA 1997 - 2007

Advanced Development Manufacturing Program Manager/Fabrication Manager

Led manufacturing teams, instituted and monitored safety initiatives, and advanced development programs for the Defense Department. Managed the conventional and CNC machine shop, small parts fabrication, and coating shop..

Key Accomplishments:

Led the manufacturing process of a platform to carry optical, electronic and chemical data collection and detection systems.

Managed U2 Reconnaissance Aircraft Modernization Program (RAMP), convert all aircraft cockpits to digital (glass) indicators. Reduced PDM manufacturing hours from 25k to 11k by streamlining the engineering and purchasing process.

Applied LEAN process strategies to deliver a more efficient production process.

Recognized for strong leadership and communication across diverse teams.

Additional Experience:

Program Manager Special Operations Forces projects at LMT. Assure schedule and costs metrics are met

F-22 Composites Fabrication Manager, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA.

Production Manager-C-130J Modification, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA

Program Management & Planning Operations Rep. Sr. /Staff, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA

Engineering/Line Supervisor/Manager X33 Space Plane, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Palmdale, CA

Program manager/liaison DOD programs at LMT Ontario.

Service & Certifications

United States Air Force, Senior Master Sergeant E-8 Aircraft Systems Operations & Maintenance

Honorable Discharge

Graduate USAF NCO Academy and Sr.NCO Academy with emphasis, Professional Military Education/Personnel Management/Communications/World Affairs as related to USAF.

FAA Aircraft and Power plant certificate (A&P license)

FAA Accountable manager at Certified Aviations Services MRO

Avionics/Aircraft Programs

USAF Special Operations Forces C-130 Platforms (MC-130E&H Combat Talon, AC-130A,E&H Gunship, EC-130E&J Commando Solo World Wide Color TV, EC-130E&H Compass Call ); C-130 Avionics Modernization (Spanish Air Force C-130H Combat Delivery equivalent); U-2 Recon Aircraft Modification Program RAMP; F-22 Mod and flight test.

DIS Programs: Program H Sensor and Detector Systems NASA X-33 Space Plane,

USAF C-130A, B,E,G,H,N,P,Q and J(all configurations i.e. WC,EC,AC,HC,KC etc.). AC-130U.,C-5, C141A&B F100, F105, F4C,D,E&G T-38,T37,C47,C46,C54,C118,C124,C133.

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