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Engineer Manufacturing

United States
April 25, 2019

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Tracy H. Ray

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Longmont, CO *0503



Proven Engineer with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills. Experience with solid knowledge of the practical applications in engineering science and technology with proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet critical deadlines. Dedication to the customer’s overall satisfaction, quality and reliability of product.


●Root Cause Failure Analysis

●Strong organizational skills

●Project management

●Quality control/improvement

●Strategic planning

●Various computer systems experience

●Multidisciplinary exposure

●BOM Control and Certification

●Excellent communication techniques

●Complex problem solver

●Advanced analytical/critical thinking

●Product development – Lean/Six Sigma

● Leadership skills

●Accounting/Budget responsibilities

● Inventory/Purchasing control


●Improved overall quality and reliability for Hard Disc Drives.

●Trained Asian FA, Reliability and Sub-System Engineering teams to improve all aspects of production.

●Worked with Test Engineering team to reduce manufacturing test times resulting in millions of dollars per hour in savings to the company.

●Worked with Production Engineering to diagnose and improve robotic assembly to reduce the number of production failures.

●Prioritized, managed and completed 120 projects at once.

● Coordinated and managed all phases of contractor interface for project completion.

●BOM construction and scrub for New Products on the Production floor.

Professional Experience

Matheson Tri-Gas

Manufacturing Engineer - Contract June 2018 to Present

●NPI Projects for Longmont, CO site

●Generate Process and Testing Standards and Procedures

●Write and Maintain Field Service Instructions for external Customer

●Identify, Purchase, Install and Maintenance of Production and Test lab equipment.

●Interface with Suppliers for Quality Issues and Resolution

●Maintain ESD Equipment with Preventive Maintenance and Qualifications

●Monitor Cycle Time and Implement Improvement

MicroSemi – Frequency and Time Division

Manufacturing Engineer October 2016 to November 2017

●Bring projects from Engineering Phase into Production Phase

●Write Manufacturing Processes for new Product integration in to full time Production

●Clean up existing processes to streamline Production, reducing Failures in Testing

●Cleaning up RMA Process for Faster turnaround times on Failure Reporting, Repair and Return

●Purchase, Install and Maintenance of Production and Test lab equipment.

●Implemented site wide internal ISO, ESD, Safety and MSDS Training/Certification programs

●Interface with OEM’s on Incoming Quality issues

●Agile and Oracle Experience

Seagate Technology – Solid State Drive Division

SSD Integration Technician August 2016 to October 2016

●Planned and Executed Integration and Compatibility testing for the Solid State Drives.

●Planned lab usage of different OEM CPU/Software packages being tested.

ZAYO Group, LLC November 2014 to February 2015

Contract Engineer for Inside Plant, Space and Power

●Evaluated, identified and performed all necessary aspects of a customer’s order which included engineering, customer interaction, equipment ordering, vendors and the field contractor’s engagement.

●Equipment ordering for all of the East Coast.

●Organized and deployed multiple simultaneous projects against strict deadlines.

●Contractor scheduling

A Savour Affair May 2013 to November 2014

Owner and Chef of a Food Truck

●Oversaw inventory control, menu, prep, and maintenance.

●Supervised, scheduled and managed payroll for 8 employees.

● Performed company’s additional accounting duties.

●Organized marketing efforts.

Seagate Technology September 2001 to May 2013

Failure Analysis Engineer for Three Engineering Departments

●September 2001 to May 2013 Responsible for the Analysis on multiple projects along with other time sensitive issues.

● Reconciled production data, classified areas of improvement and disseminated information to Engineering teams worldwide.

●Coordinated and assisted World Wide Production teams to: Reduce Test Time, Improve Yield and Reliability though hands on evaluation and Six Sigma.

●Cross organizational Failure Analysis responsibilities for multiple departments:

1. Pre-Mass Production- Finding Root Cause Analysis on HDD's in the Engineering


2. Mass Production - High Level Mass Pro Analysis in Asian Facilities.

3. Customer Return - High Level, Customer sensitive Failure Analysis

●Designed and developed specific tests to fit a customer’s custom needs.

●Work with Sub-system Engineers to ensure customer’s needs were addressed from Engineering Phase to End of Life.

●Traveled to several mass production facilities, in Asia, to transfer products from engineering

builds to full mass production status.

United States Marine Corps January 1994 to January 1998

USMC Squad Leader

●Supervised 12 US Marines.

●Responsible for weapons systems (Over $1M in equipment) and vehicles assigned to my Squad.

Training and Certifications:

IPC - A – 610 Certified Instructor Expires: March 2019

IPC J-STD-001F Certified Instructor Expires: March 2019

Education and Training

ITT Technical Institute 2001

Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering Technology

ITT Technical Institute June 1998 to September 2001

Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology

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