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Location:
Hackettstown, NJ
Posted:
October 12, 2018

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Kevin Ficarra

*** ***** ******

Hackettstown NJ *7840

908-***-**** ac7c2c@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Twenty two years of diverse experience in navigation and engineering industry. Thirteen years of diverse experience in producing electronic pressure transducers. Proven skills in associate management as well as quality assurance.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TE Connectivity formerly American Sensor Technologies, Mount Olive, NJ

Supervisor 3 Materials Planning

-Transition from American Sensor Technologies to Current company. Responsibilities from production planning transferred to this new title.

-SAP Leader In Training. Learned the production planning and shop floor movement of the MRP system. Train the super users on the transactions to be used by the departments.

American Sensor Technologies, Mount Olive, NJ

Production Planning Manager

-Train employees to do master scheduling of production jobs

-Own the accuracy, maintenance and timeliness of updates to the Work In Progress Report

-Manage the creation and distribution of production work orders/jobs

-Monitor, interpret and report on key process performance indicators including, but not limited to On Time Delivery, process yield, throughput, shop capacity and efficiency

-Continue to support the material manager in placing orders as well as contacting suppliers for corrective action and root cause

-Continue to support the training program

Production Planner May 2009 –

-Perform master scheduling and detailed planning on all production jobs

-Own the accuracy, maintenance and timeliness of updates to the Work In Progress Report

-Manage the creation and distribution of production work orders/jobs

-Monitor, interpret and report on key process performance indicators including, but not limited to On Time Delivery, process yield, throughput, shop capacity and efficiency

-Continue to support the material manager in placing orders as well as contacting suppliers for corrective action and root cause

-Continue to support the training program

Training Manager/Materials Recovery Manager February2008 – May 2009

-Create training plans, curriculum, etc. for all major production processes

-Generate training materials including training reference materials, training guidelines including pass / fail determinations. Qualify trainers.

-Organize training classes based on material developed, operational needs. Create a matrix including all manufacturing and test personnel, identify training needed by individual and develop appropriate schedules to accomplish the initial training.

-Developed Electro Static Device training program and certified all personnel

-Contact suppliers on late orders, find out root cause and corrective action

-Assist the materials manager in placing orders and confirming arrival dates

Supervisor Manufacturing November 2004 – February 2008

-Master Planner of all Pressure Transducers Produced

-Responsible for all manufacturing employees

-Conduct bi-annual reviews of employees as well as compensation and promotion recommendations

-Member of the Quality Improvement Team

-Responsible for the training of all employees

-Responsible for calibration of equipment

-Facilitator for the label correction team

-Developed the Electrostatic Discharge procedures

-Main contact between sales and manufacturing

-Implemented on time charting, production charting for specific line, and comp board targeting

-Implemented additional Group Leaders to handle specific areas of production

-Facilitator for bi-monthly production meeting with all manufacturing employees

- Status of on time shipments

- Year to date totals

- Improvements to production equipment

- Prioritizing of production

Kearfott Guidance and Navigation Corporation, A Subsidiary of Astronautics Corporation of America,

West Paterson, NJ

Engineering Associate June 2003 – April 2004

-Lead member of the Correction Action Board responsible for accelerometer quality assurance for operations in both the US and Mexico

-Accountable for building, testing, and troubleshooting accelerometer assemblies

-Responsible for initiating design improvements and implementing process changes

-In charge of purchasing equipment deemed essential to the improvement of the build process

-Key contributor to plans for correcting problems that arise in production environments

-Accountable for disseminating changes to the work instructions for the manufacture of the assemblies

-Manage the coordination of required approvals to implement process changes

-Oversee the manufacturing schedules to meet needs of the company

Supervisor Manufacturing September 1996 to June 2003

-Responsible for the management of employees in the electro-mechanical and optical instrument manufacturing departments

-In charge of all personnel needs within the department including hiring and dismissals

-Conducted yearly employee reviews as well as compensation and promotion recommendations

-Instrumental onsite hands-on contributor to the planning and setup of the opening of the new accelerometer production area in Mexico

-Directed all ordering of equipment and supplies required for the department

-Supervised the schedule for equipment calibration and maintenance

-Identified and implemented changes as needed to the work instructions for assemblies

-Accountable for keeping employees up-to-date on soldering and clean room specifications

-Assured that all employees remained current with ISO9000 standards

Instrument Assembler Repair and Troubleshooter July 1986 to September 1996

-Performed complex assembly operation for component parts, sub-assemblies, and full assemblies for production, pre-production, and experimental phases

-Responsible for troubleshooting issues and performing reparations to the electro-mechanical and optical instruments in the production and pre-production environments

Instrument Assembler December 1984 to July 1986

-Performed complex assembly operation for component parts, sub-assemblies, and full assemblies for production, pre-production, and experimental phases

Sanitizer July 1982 – December 1984

-Performed the cleaning of dishware used in the assembly of accelerometers

-Knowledgeable in the standards required for specialized clean room environments

-Accountable for initial and final cleaning of accelerometers, gyros, and gimbal assemblies used in platforms

CERTIFICATIONS

PC/EIA J-STD 001C, January 2003

Requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies

Y190A500/501/502, March 1997

General specification for space equipment electrical assembly and soldering

MIL-STD-2000A, November 1995

Standard requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies

Electrostatic Discharge Awareness, Clean Room/Control Area Requirements, and Foreign Object

Debris Prevention, January 1993

SPECIAL SKILLS

Emergency Medical Technician- Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue Squad, May 1983 – Present

Active member having held senior ranking positions ranging from vice president to Squad Chief.

Committee member for Warren County Prosecutor Office Active Shooter Rescue Task Force

Member of Warren County Active Shooter Rescue Task Force

Warren County EMS Coordinator Office Of Emergency Management East

EDUCATION

Hackettstown High School, Hackettstown, NJ - 1982



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