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Engineer Quality

Huntley, Illinois, United States
November 09, 2018

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Lake in the Hills, IL 847-***-****


Accomplished career in the electronics industry: Specialist in application, field, test, and quality engineering. Especially effective in supporting entire design process from development, prototyping, performance testing, piloting, quality control, and release.

Cross-functional team leader: Trained engineers from international locations in product testing and analysis. Frequently selected for special projects resulting from diverse experience and skills.

Versatile Skills: Trained for 6Sigma analysis and SAP environment. Strength in thermal analysis for lighting systems and the use of various electrical testing equipment including power analyzers, power supplies, oscilloscopes, and thermal imaging machines. Familiar with UL, CSA, IEC, ISO, ANSI and ABNT standards.


Applications Development Product Development Test Engineering

Design for Manufacturing Electronic Troubleshooting Customer Acceptance Testing

Quality Management FMEA Standards Compliance

Continuous Improvement Customer Field Support Mentoring, Coaching & Training


PHILIPS LIGHTING, Rosemont, IL 1999 – 2018

Application/Test Engineer – LED Drivers & L2 Modules, 2016 – 2018

Promoted to design LED Luminaires, Drivers, and L2 modules.

Met US market requirements, leading customer acceptance testing of LED drivers.

Ensured design feasibility, conducting in-house testing of customer luminaires with Philips LED drivers.

Improved easy application of LED drivers, building luminaire reference designs for OEMs.

Researched competitive intelligence for new product development by completing competitor analysis and benchmarking of L2 modules.

Selected to lead beta site testing of LED Luminaires with wireless sensors.

Completed verification testing of L2 LED modules for Philips Evokit Luminaires and OEMs.

Conducted EMI, Surge, Hi-Pot, and Thermal tests for L2 modules.

Application Engineer – e-HID Drivers, 2005 – 2016

Designed various retrofit fixtures to convert magnetic to electronic ballasts. Worked on different electronic ballast topologies to drive Ceramic Metal Halide Discharge lamps.

Developed and released new products by conducting quality and verification testing of electronic ballasts from 39W to 400W for European and North American markets.

Led $500K cost savings in rent per year, coordinating facilities management at design center including optimizing floor plans and supporting renovations.

Saved $60K per year by restructuring equipment calibration.

Recognized as Subject Matter Expert to support emergency resource gap in Dallas location. Traveled to site and built demos for light boards consisting of switches, dimmers, and sensors.

Efficiently solved customer field issues by traveling to customer sites, rapidly completing root cause analysis, and resolving issues with cross-functional teams.

Aided field sales teams to meet revenue goals, meeting with customers and promoting new E-Hid ballast and lamps.

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Rapidly solved quality issues and filled resource shortages by troubleshooting and analyzing many field failures. Completed root-cause analysis and submitted management reports.

Ensured compliance to standards for agency compliance and quality-reliability testing. Conducted many tests according to quality test plan, IEC, and ANSI Standards.

Supported green house projects, performing bench testing with Green Vision ballast and lamp.

Ensured quality design, leading design analysis and simulations for LT spice and MathCAD.

Led training of colleagues from Tijuana, MX. Taught bench testing, EMI testing, Hi-Pot testing, and management reporting.

Ensured compliance with ISO procedures and UL; executed annual equipment calibration.

Senior International Operations Support for Design Engineering, 1999 – 2005

Provided testing, evaluation, and analysis. Set up labs in international facilities.

Ordered testing equipment and test fixtures for new labs in manufacturing plants located in Venezuela and Brazil: traveled to set up labs, built test fixtures for bench testing, and trained technicians and engineers.

Led testing and evaluation for Magnetic (m-HID) ballast of Reactors, High Intensity Discharge Ballast (HID), Constant Wattage Autotransformer (CWA), High Voltage Impulse Testing (HVIT), and Thermal Endurance test for Windings (TW) testing.

Conducted cost effective analysis and ensured quality control standards for Florescent Ballast by testing new designs.

Developed talent, traveling to international locations for special group projects in training and development of engineers and technicians.

Managed lab operations by purchasing equipment for study and analysis. Determined optimum architecture and hardware requirements for system deployment.

Conducted UL, CSA, IEC, and ABNT testing of m-HID ballasts.



Electronics Technician

Troubleshot, analyzed, and tested health care communication products, digital, and analog circuit boards.

Enhanced communication systems while maintaining and calibrating all testing equipment.

Improved quality of products and systems by collaborating with test engineers and communication engineers and following ESD and ISO 9001 rules and regulations.



Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Technology, graduated with honors


Completed 2 years to Bachelor of Science, Geology

Philips, Continuing Education: Six-Sigma Course, UL Certification, Cost Reduction, Design for Manufacturing, Team Center, CPR


Proficient Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows Operating System

Certified Microsoft Systems Engineer

Internet Explorer and various business related software applications.

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