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Manager Technician

Location:
Lemon Grove, CA, 91945
Posted:
October 24, 2018

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RANDY CARSTENS

Production Floor Supervisor

619-***-**** Lemon Grove CA 91945

RESUME SUMMARY:

More than twenty seven years combined experience, as a Manufacturing Technician/electro-Mechanical Assembler. To include aircraft maintenance, Electro/mechanical assembly, Electronic troubleshooting, Training co-workers and assisting engineering in the design of system prototypes and the repairs of oil exploration electronic equipment.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

HP (Contract) Sept 2016 – Mar 2017, Manufacturing Associate 5, Duties that I successfully carry out are to operate various robotic manufacturing equipment on the factory floor. Complete all associated required documentation, while working with company engineers on tool troubleshooting and process improvement. Follow all safety rules and regulations, assist in new documentation regarding the manufacturing processes.

SAIC (NIEF SPAWAR System Center San Diego) 2013-2015, Production Floor Supervisor. Duties I successfully carry out are to include but are not limited to the following. I supervise all integration staff on the production floor. I am the floor expert, mentoring production staff in manufacturing techniques and ISO compliance procedures to minimize QA failures during inspection. I established and maintained a standard of performance for the production staff ensuring ISO compliance throughout. I ensure that continual improvement with overall quality of product is practiced. I work with all production staff to implement procedures to improve efficiency. Ensure compliance with Health and Safety policies, systems and processes. Ensure 5S processes are promoted and put into practice, on a continuous basis. I maintain WKI Manuals for production floor reference. I insure promotion of Manufacturing Best Practice Tools and Processes. I work with Production Planners and my Production Manager to determine estimates of hours to complete tasks based on work breakdown structures. Proactively communicate with production staff. Report to and worked closely with the Production Manager and NIEF Manager, to maintain floor schedule, deal with production floor issues, and improve production operations. Ensure accurate time charging for all direct reports and Conducted regular performance feedback to employees & senior management. Conduct weekly Deltek Time charging Timecard approvals. Place employees on verbal and written counseling as needed. Maintain our NIEF Label Drawer, including receipt and distribution of all labels to the Production floor. I Mentor production floor staff, in interpreting drawings. I continually Promoted NIEF build procedures and policies (Built to print). I interfaced with all functional areas at the NIEF and worked closely with senior production staff to plan, schedule, facilitate, and maintain production builds. In

RANDY CARSTENS

Production Floor Supervisor

619-***-**** Lemon Grove CA 91945

this position, I oversee an approximate staff of 11 direct reports and reported directly to the Production Manager. I conducted General oversight of the production floor day-to-day operations and Worked with Production Planners, to determine manufacturing priorities and allocate the resources. I also ensured that the production staff are cross trained by rotating staff onto different projects. I completed two Management courses, thru I Lead. I was interviewed successfully during our 2013 ISO Audit. I enforce Production Floor safety policies rigorously, to insure a safe working environment for our employees.

SAIC (NIEF SPAWAR, System Center San Diego. (1999–2013). SR.Electronics Tech/Manufacturing Lead. Supervise the Production build of systems assigned to my production line. To mentor junior Assemblers/Integrators. Maintain all associated engineering materials associated with the system builds. Responsible for maintaining the build schedule and reporting daily progress. Responsible for inventorying all material delivered to my line. Insure travelers are to current builds Revisions. Integrate and install metal frame work and cable harnessing of the Automated Digital Networking Systems and SCI networks. Lead Technician, coordinate the production of the Fiber Optic Land Line Interface and Copper Land Line interface systems. Lead Technician, in developing and producing the MCM system. Modified and tested Power Distribution Units, Crystal servers, Cisco Routers, HP712 computers, Cisco 4500’s, 3620’s, 2901, 3945 and 3745’s routers. Coordinated the production of SCI Network Systems /upgrade kits and the ADNS systems. Coordinated the production and documentation of the AN/USQ-144J System, the JHSV system, the MCAP system and the CANES system. Assisted in the ISO 9001 implementation and recertifications. Submitted ECR’s and supported process improvement. Used portable electronic test equipment. Lead technician coordinating the production effort of all Fiber Land Line Interface Units (FLLI) and Copper Land Line Interface Units (CLLI).

Atrium Inc. (1997 – 1999). Mechanical Assembler. Responsible for building

main frame and subassemblies, according to blueprint specifications. Assemble,

tested, installed and re-tested electrical harnesses according to schematics.

Fabricated and reworked, sheet metal parts according to blueprints and

engineering specifications. Contributed ideas and solutions to the engineering

team, enhancing a team effort. Successfully prepared and restructured company

production standards. Developed procedural guidelines to facilitate assembly

and reducing production time. As part of the Internal Audit team, successfully

prepared and structured company procedures to meet I.S.O. 9001 certification.

U.S. Army (1994 – 1997). Aircraft Powertrain Repairer. Responsible for

repairs and maintenance of U.S. Army helicopters. Disassembled, repaired,

reassembled and adjusted powertrain component systems. Responsible for

troubleshooting, analyzing, removal, repair and installation of flight systems

control modules. Performed nondestructive inspection on aircraft components

and related items. Maintained facilities for storage of flammable and hazardous

RANDY CARSTENS

Production Floor Supervisor

619-***-**** Lemon Grove CA 91945

Materials. Prepared and used aircraft forms and records related to aircraft maintenance. Repaired subsystems according to manuals, directives and safety

procedures.

Schlumberger Corporation Singapore, (1992 – 1994). Technician, for Seismic Data

Acquisition. Responsible for the recording and documentation of Seismic data.

Responsible for electrical testing analysis, troubleshooting and repair of

electronic equipment, including tape drives, power supplies, hydrophones,

printers, PCs, streamer cables and shipboard communications equipment.

Responsible for onboard safety compliance and procedures. Liaison between the

onboard oil company representatives and Schlumberger.

Western Geophysical Singapore, (1989 – 1992). Technician, Seismic Data Acquisition.

Performed electrical testing, troubleshooting, analysis and repair of recording

and communications equipment including ship-to-ship sequencing and timing

equipment. Troubleshooting and analysis on hydrophone circuits onboard and

in-seal amplifier modules. Fabricated and reworked sheet metal and structural

metal as needed to maintain the integrity of our Seismic exploration needs.

Maintained and repaired the in-sea streamers. Located rough analysis, short

circuits in the streamers. Troubleshoot ambient noise interference problems,

tested and redeployed the streamers.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Operating Systems: windows

Hardware Systems: PCs

Languages/Tools: Microsoft Word, EXCEL, CMpro.

EDUCATION:

Associates in Technical Arts Degree (Electronics) 1991

Aviation Logistics School, U.S. Army, 1994-1995

STANDARDS/SPECIFICATIONS

Used Aviation standards, using special tools according to FAA regulations.

Utilized special inspection procedures including Non Destructive Testing

procedures, according to FAA regulations.



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