Develop Prototypes, Manage Research Laboratories, and Support Production
Extensive experience working at an FDA-regulated medical device manufacturing company. Effectively write reports and manage records for quality assurance and claims reporting leveraging honed communication skills. Manage teams and laboratories using collaborative approach to leadership.
Competitive Analysis: Costing, Sourcing, Design, and Assembly
Unit Integration Testing and Test Design
SMT: Assembly, Rework, Process
Prototyping Electronic Assemblies: Design, Outsourcing, Purchasing, and Materials Management
Laboratory Management: Chemical Hygiene, Safety, Health, Environmental, GLP, and OSHA
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS / ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS / DIABETES CARE, INC., Indianapolis, IN
Engineer for R&D, Meter Development 2000 to 2017
Managed and Designed R&D laboratories, fulfilling task-specific, local, state, and federal requirements.
Conducted competitive analysis, protecting intellectual property and discovering market trends.
Sourced lab equipment and electronic instruments, ensuring up to date and innovative tools were used.
Originated purchase orders for project and capital expenditures, meeting process and budget requirements.
Performed unit integration testing, confirming implementation of electrical requirements.
Authored technical documents, manuals, reports, task instructions and source control, creating consistency in protocols, implementing revision control, and ensuring team members were educated on work-flow processes.
Co-inventor of US patent 10,036,709 B2 Titled: bG Meter Illuminated Test Strip
TECHNETICS, INC., Indianapolis, IN
Performed functional testing and verification of electronic assemblies at Wavetech, Inc.
ETALON, INC., Lebanon, IN
Developed piezoelectric transducer designs to meet customer requirements.
Led team of 5 technicians, building and testing prototype transducers.
Interfaced with manufacturing, transitioning to high-volume production.
Associate of Science (AS), Electrical Engineering Technology,
Missouri Technical School, St. Louis, MO, 63141