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Project Management

Irvine, California, United States
June 22, 2019

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Ahmed Akkad, Cell 949-***-****, Home 949-***-****, Irvine, CA, Email:

EQUIPMENT / PRINCIBLE ENGINEER Do it right, first time, all the times.


20+ years’ experience in managing and overseeing all aspects of Equipment new product project plans and deliverables by managing work progress, guide a large cross-functional team, schedule and providing in-depth analysis and accurate reporting. Control work activities and cost control as required by project budget. Resolve all problems, from conception to final design without any guidance.




BS Electronic Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas


Managing Technical Companies

Technical Business Transfer–South Korea

Business Management–Japan

Business Objects Introduction

Engineering Leadership

ISO 9001

Time Management

Inspiring Leaders

Quality Systems Engineering, Leadership

Professional Environmental Work Place

Performance Management







Six Sigma

Bell – Graph


Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visual Basic, SQL, SAP, SIMax


American Citizen


Integrated Project Change Control and Close certificate.

Initiating & Planning a Project certificate.

Integrated Project Change Control and Close certificate.

Integrated Project Execution Monitoring and Control certificate.

Project Management Fundamentals certificate.

Project Management Overview certificate.

Project Management Process Groups certificate.

Sharing Project Data and Working with Macros certificate.

The Facilitator Role certificate.

Transitioning into a Project

Management Role certificate.


Consult All’s, Irvine, CA 2015 - Present


Manage communications at all levels.

Guide cross functional of tool performance and outlet.

Established acceptance and testing procedures / spec.

Understand, learn, and study competitions for innovation.

Monitor, lead and drive daily technical fabrication activities.

Led and managed large onsite and offshore Manufacturing.

DOE and Lead technical role to set and achieve company goals.

Prepare engineering specs for equipment and project requirements.

Qorvo Metrology Equipment Apopka, FL 5/2014 – 9/2015

Team lead

Critical equipment expert.

Organized work flow & responsibility.

Established procedure system and training.

Increase UP time, UTBF, reduce down time & PM’s.

Responsible on daily performance and tools activities.

Modify equipment to reduce / eliminate human errors.

Monitor Equipment performance and apply changes as need it.

Perform diagnostic troubleshooting and repair to component level.

Form teams of: Cleanup, Improvement, Develop and Innovation team.

Control project activities and cost control as required by project budget.

Applied Materials, San Jose, CA 5/2012 – 8/2013

Equipment VS product

Develop a systems integration plan.


Established and automated zero defects reports.

Lead Equipment projects, implementation, supervising & Operations.

Maintained strong cross functional relationships of business partners.

Analyzed business processes to identify opportunities of improvement.

Assisted in the definition, clarification, and validation of process scope.

Provide technical equipment-specific training to lower level technicians.

Organizing all project teams, developing tasks, and generating project plan Application and maintenance experience on ASML Steppers and Scanners.

Prepared monthly and quarterly performance analysis packages as needed.

Reform the aspects of SPC: 1) measuring the processes; 2) eliminating variances within the process to make it consistent; 3) monitoring the process; and 4) improving, innovate.

Consult All’s, Irvine, CA 2003 - 2012


Led and managed large onsite and offshore sites.

Assumed program leadership role for key initiatives, as needed.

Identified and improved technical weaknesses at all production levels.

Provide solutions that reflect understanding business objectives and cost.

Optics and light physics, electronic theory, vacuum & motor control systems.

Coordinated activities to ensure project progresses schedule is within budget.

Prepared project status reports and kept management, clients, and others informed of works status.

Assisted in requirement solicitation, related documents, communication with developers, and testing activities.

Provided clear communication on a regular basis on project requirements status to key people and escalated unresolved issues to the appropriate level of management in a timely manner.

Developed project plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and resource allocation.

Identified opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies, engaged the appropriate team leaders prior to making any major changes.

Worked with clients to obtain a clear understanding of their business models in order to identify potential process improvements and efficiencies.

Produced top down and bottom up budgets, project schedules/plans, risk plans, communication plans, etc. using the correct tools that accurately reflect the scope of work.

Samsung Austin, TX 1996- 2003


Guided team on mitigating risks.

Worked closely with equipment process with end-users.

Cultivate the right application methodology supplier worldwide.

Design step-by-step procedures and implement Sigma Bell – Graph.

Maintained tools reports as well as supporting ad-hoc reporting requests.

Reorganized and restructured department and production, resulting in a 12% cost savings.

Built high performing teams, motivated team members, and demonstrated leadership skills.

Prepared and planned budgets, forecasts, and estimated services reports for future projects.

Monitored and reported on all assigned projects within published timelines using local management

standards and the appropriate equipment monitoring tools.

Business analysts, application developers, and various business users on defining, documenting, configuring structure of keeping records and record of changes.

Delegated responsibilities, evaluated performance, mediated conflicts and counseled on career advancement with cooperation with South Korea process and Japan.

Supported IT Program Technical initiatives on tracking and updating the project plan and coordinated

planning activities across multiple teams.

Communicated with corporate key people to manage the impact of change and communicate project status expectations and timelines.

Provided project support in scheduling/facilitating meetings, creating agenda, recording meeting notes and

following up on action items.

KLA San Jose, CA 1993 - 1996


Optical images alignments, and set up procedures. KLA optical tool.

Performed vendor management responsibilities as required based on project need.

Was point of contact for software bug resolution, data integrity issues, business process analysis.

Monitored and evaluated all work in progress including work quality, best practices, and methodologies.

Site owner, prepared customer executive status reporting, change & scope issues, escalation issue resolution.

Conducted effective user training and acceptance testing to user groups for any rollout of major enhancements.

Collaborated with subject matter experts to develop an understanding of business processes and functions to aid in completing the standard project business case related to a proposed project, analyzing business requirements and identifying potential business solutions.

Developed a strong understanding of the importance of delivering projects ahead of schedule and under customer budget regardless of the project constraints.

Customize for every client, a client project management skills (including but not limited to project planning, status, budget, risk management, issue management).

Hitachi San Jose, CA 1989 - 1993

Site Coordinator/Technical Analyst

CDSEM Reported project progress, issues, and risks through weekly status reports.

Point of contact for software bug resolution, data integrity issues and process analysis.

Monitored and evaluated all work in progress including work quality, best practices, and methodologies.

Conducted effective user training and acceptance testing to user groups for any rollout of major enhancements.

Supported customer operation team's efforts to include: Technical plan, future scope, client budget, resource, outlines (activities, scheduling and task planning), communications, risk, procurement, testing, user training, program / project delivery, transition, maintenance and support.

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