Management or Engineering position where my skills would be used to increase the company’s efficiency and profitability. Able to work in a challenging environment where expertise in Quality disciplines, Customer Returns, Manufactured Engineering, Operations, new products development, material control, technical interface with suppliers and customers is needed. Strengths include willingness to drive positive changes and following through to ensure the effectiveness of changes. Goal oriented but worker friendly.
DATA DEVICE CORPORATION, Bohemia, NY 2009 – August 2018
World leader in data bus, motion control and solid-state power controller Manufacturer - Sr. Quality Engineer
Provided day-to-day Quality Assurance Engineering support to all areas of the company (Manufacturing, Engineering, Product Development, Purchasing and Product Assurance). This included the timely resolution of production issues and includes participation in cross-functional teams and communication with suppliers and customers.
Established and maintained quality procedures. Ensured that product performance and quality conformed to established company and regulatory standards, were properly documented to assure uniformity and communicated to appropriate parties.
Performed internal audits of department processes and procedures and Process audits at Suppliers’ sites in order to maintain compliance with MIL-PRF-38534 and AS9100D. Generated internal/external CARs and followed-up with appropriate teams until full closure.
Reviewed Customer specification control drawings and generated Qualification plans, planed, monitored and tracked product qualification testing per customer specifications, or DDC’s internal procedures and generated Qualification reports for more than 70 products (CCA products, PEMs and Hybrids).
Reviewed/approved engineering change notices, manufacturing processes, and SOP’s to insure compliance.
Generated over 2900 formal Failure Analysis Reports (FAR) of non-conforming products received from the Customers by interacting with Engineering and Manufacturing. Used technical knowledge in evaluating the repair reports and identifying trends.
Reviewed Purchase and Sales Orders in order to generate Product Assurance Plans (PAP). Reviewed Customer Quality Clauses, understood Customer quality requirements and evaluated DDC’s capability against these requirements.
Supported Customer Source Inspection at DDC and participated in Customer and third party Audits and follow-up activities.
Member of the Material Review Board (MRB).
SPELLMAN HIGH VOLTAGE, Hauppauge, NY 2007 – 2009
High Voltage Power Supply Manufacturer – Sr. Quality Engineer
Supervised 4 QC Inspectors and resolved all quality issues/discrepancies pinpointed by them. Ensured proper documentation of issues.
Personally responsible for improving the Quality in the following areas: SL/Rack, Engineering, Oil/CT and Model Shop. In less than one year, the SL/Rack acceptance rate improved by 23% and the Oil/CT acceptance rate improved by 21%.
Worked closely with Design and Engineering to implement engineering changes that would eliminate the out of specification defects in Production Test. Generated and/or reviewed Engineering change notices. Generated quality plans for new products and improved existing ones.
Performed Internal Audits of department processes to ensure conformance to requirements, and reviewed procedures which helped identify process flaws and improvements to be made.
Performed Test Audits for all units being produced and shipped by Engineering, which eliminated the DOAs and out of specification complaints.
Analyzed defects for the entire Manufacturing Floor, identified trends, generated failure analysis reports, CARs and monitored the efficiency of the Corrective Actions taken.
Responsible for implementation of 5S in several areas reducing operating costs by $60K annually.
Worked with various cross-functional teams to identify and improve over 50 areas of weakness with the organization. These areas included Documentation, Engineering and Manufacturing.
FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS, Uniondale, NY 2002 - 2007
High Stability Oscillator Manufacturer - Customer Return Manager/Material Control
Repair Department. Major customers: Motorola, Lucent, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Lockheed
While working with high volume of returns and limited resources and manpower, reduced the repair time cycle to max. 10 days.
Worked closely with Design and Quality Dept. in order to identify defect trends and to generate and implement Corrective Actions in Production that would eliminate future defect occurrences. Generated a Failure Analysis for every unit repaired.
Maintained an accurate Material Status and purchased materials for two different products according to the forecasts and shipping schedules.
Purchased materials and ensured their timely delivery to an overseas subsidiary, which produces three different products and several subassemblies.
RAINTREE SYSTEMS LLC, Deer Park, NY 2000 - 2002
Flat Panel Display Manufacturer - Repair Manager/Customer Service
Created a Repair Department that brought a constant flow of 15-20% revenue for the Company, generated Repair and Final Test Procedures, trained Repair Technicians. Maintained a constant feedback with the Customers. Generated a Failure Analysis for all units repaired.
Able to repair all types of Displays manufactured by Raintree Systems and Pixelvision (NYSE units).
Research & Development of new products
Interfaced with customers in order to fulfill their requirements.
Interacted with the Software Dept. in identifying software problems.
Designed adapter boards and cables (5 adapter boards and cable kits for 32 new products)
Built and tested prototypes for more than 32 new products. Generated BOM’s for new products.
Researched for electric/electronic parts (passive and active components) needed for new products, or as alternate sources for existing products.
Provided electrical expertise to the Design Manager in creating new products.
Worked closely and supported the Manufacturing Supervisor for paperwork accuracy, inspection of kits, cable manufacturing etc.
Actively worked with Manufacturing Supervisor and Design Engineer towards improving the process flow for existing products, establishing the optimum manufacturing flow for new products and calculating the manpower necessary.
MEDCO, Edgewood, NY 1997 – 2000
Circuit Board Manufacturer and Contract Manufacturer- Assistant Chief Engineer
Built, tested, and troubleshot prototypes and alpha build products. Obtained documentation through reverse engineering. Researched electric/electronic components needed for the prototypes and test fixtures.
Generated documentation for ten products.
Built test fixtures (15), and interface test fixtures.
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, Holtsville, NY 1994 – 1996
Barcode Technology - Test/Operations Engineer
Developed fixtures and software for the board test. Improved processes and identified potential improvements to increase product reliability and final assembly test yield. Participated and supported new product development.
Developed test fixtures and test software for 8 new products (board level test).
Achieved and maintained a 98-99% yield (pass) at final assembly test.
Developed and updated documentation (test procedures, assembly instructions, engineering changes, work instructions) for the Scan Engine team.
Diagnosed and resolved day-to-day manufacturing and sustaining engineering problems.
Worked as a technical interface between various departments, suppliers and customers.
Coordinated and actively participated in the release of at least 3 new products.
Captured, analyzed data in order to identify risk areas and develop corrective actions.
ENERGOREPARATII, Bucharest, Romania 1988 – 1993
Manufacture/repair parts for power plants - Electronics Engineer
Supervised the electronics lab staff, which included one engineer, 2 technicians and 4 electricians.
Developed maintenance schedule for all plant equipment.
Coordinated the team on their assignments.
Created work order, time and labor estimates for each assignment.
Maintained the lab inventory, interacted with outside suppliers.
Bachelors Degree - Electrical Engineer/Electronics
POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Bucharest, Romania 1983-1988
AS9100D, AS9102, ISO 9001:2008, MIL-PRF-38534, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883, ANSI / VITA-47, JEDEC, DO-160, Internal Auditing, Green Belt Lean Six Sigma, IPC-A-610, Negotiation Skills, Program Management, Poka Yoke (Mistake Proofing, received 4 Awards), Access, QI Story
HARDWARE / SOFTWARE
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft 2007, Microsoft Access and Outlook