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Project Manager

Bremerton, WA
April 16, 2016

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Chris Stevens

Employment History

AeroTEC 11/2015 – 4/2016

Quality Manager

Responsible for Process Development, Document Control, Quality. The creation of an ISO9001, AS9100 Quality Management System, the implementation of EAR and ITAR controls.

Spectralux Avionics 10/2014 – 8/2015

Quality Manager / Management Representative

Responsible for the quality systems and quality related customer requirements at Spectralux Avionics Corporation. Managed ISO9001, AS9100 Quality Management System in a TSO and CM environment

Hands on manager for material review board, supplier and internal auditing, supplier and internal corrective actions, supplier management, customer flow down requirements, contract reviews, customer liaison on quality issues, customer failure analysis and corrective action reporting, CAPA

Developed process improvements, procedures, work instruction, training, key characteristic definition, control charting, control plans, set departmental KPI requirements and milestones

Reduced Customer rejection from 77.8% to a consistent 99.5% within a quarter. Increased First Pass Yield of First Article Inspection from 20% to 90%

AzimaDLI 9/2012 – 10/2014

NPI Product Test, Manufacturing and Quality Engineer

Developed, conducted new product tests, hardware and software including sensors, analog signal conditioning circuits, D/A converters, digital signal processing algorithms, VDB, .NET, SQL and overall system integration

Drove concentric design philosophy, allowing multiple product realizations utilizing OEM tablets

Perform integration and testing of online system products, data collectors

Provide liaison support for customer beta sites and vendors

Manage the production of sensors and calibration for shop and with OEM vendors

Develop manufacturing test procedures for production and QA

Provide computer and network systems integration support in conjunction with IT

Defined developmental and production testing of software and hardware systems

Boeing Commercial Airplanes 6/2008 – 9/2012

Systems LCPT L2 Manufacturing Engineer/Planner III, 787 Dreamliner

Instrumental in the recovery, certification, qualification of the Mech./Hyd. Systems for the Boeing 787

Systems LCPT ME for the Wheels, Tires, Brakes, Brake Control Management System, Ram Air Turbine and three Hydraulic Systems for the 787 Dreamliner. Was the Manufacturing Engineering Authority (MEA) for the above mentioned systems and coordinated all deliveries, installations to the airplane across multiple factories

The interface between the design teams, program management, manufacturing, procurement, suppliers, and global partners, I was the voice of the factory

Project managed eight partners and their sub-tier supplier’s production rate assessments, production system readiness, for supplier sites and defined manufacturing build plans (CDS’s)

Provided guidance on resolving qualification, certification issues and performed deep dives into supplier designs and processes, when deemed necessary

Co-developed quality improvement process’s, commonality matrix, incoming product quality and AS9100 rev. C compliance audits and reviews on multiple supplier sites

Project managed over 100 vendor assist jobs for black label upgrades and a large unknown number of red label turns with global factories. Managed TBS2 configuration management changes for the systems I supported

Member of the master schedule re-fire team to aid in the impact to the schedule and project managed proper flight test configurations, allocations and delivery configuration were met

Applied Materials 6/1997 – 7/2007

DSM / CPI / OEM Parts, Engineering Change Manager 2005 - 2007

Identified and recovered $4.9M from vendor Intellectual Property infringements at Applied Materials

Managed DSM and CPI product groups change orders and the entire company’s OEM Parts process

Monitored all key stakeholder activities from engineers, analyst, buyer/planners, and procurement specialist to shipping/receiving

Program managed, and redefined the OEM commercial parts process, negotiated all obsolescence internally and externally

Program managed the redefinition and implementation of intellectual property controls, joint development agreements during new product development and outsourcing activities, which enabled the recovered $4.9M in revenue from vendor intellectual property infringements

Generated ad-hoc reports and process analysis in support of the Chief engineers and KPI generation ensuring that we were measuring the correct information for success

Project managed the implementation of ANSI and DIN standards

Managed 14 international contracted staff, tasked with ensuring basic GD&T drafting standards and compliance to corporate standards

Senior Process Manufacturing Engineer, CMP 2002 - 2005

Project managed, generated manufacturing processes and floor support for Chemical Mechanical Polishing division final test, and outsourced manufacturing, vendors

Project managed implementation of Kanban for consumable materials ensuring that ERP had the proper restock flags

Program managed the transition of factory interfaces for all five business units to an outside vendor

Project managed the transitions and developed test procedures for various product platforms

Program managed all SPC projects for product group to maintain quality improve specifications internally and at vendor locations

Define test fixture SOW’s

Mentored junior engineers and new employees in all manufacturing philosophies within the product group and offshore support groups

Project managed ISO 9000 requirements

Project managed and developed building LOTO procedure, broken wafer procedures and system inspection requirements for three product groups

Project managed new building layout and design of support system in the sub fab, PCW, DI loops, facilities gas distribution, module high voltage power bus and toxic reclaim system

Senior Manufacturing Engineer (TFG/TCG) 2000 - 2002

Project managed new product introduction, provided technical support for nine platforms and twenty-eight configurable mega modules within volume manufacturing for Thin Films Group, Transistor Capacitor Group

Program managed new product introduction teams, as we merged into a facility with an existing business unit, which drove common processes of supply chain and manufacturing

Advocated and project managed the implementation of “just in time” philosophies

Developed building safety procedures and generated engineering specification waivers, change orders, and engineering analysis for associated product lines

Program managed the creation, implementation of a system to ensure real-time test and production procedure updates online, which then digitized documents and up-loaded onto portal, eliminating cost of storage at third party supplier

Project managed several supplier quality and lead time issue resolutions

Project managed several evaluations and selections of suppliers and vendors for TCG/TFG systems

Transitioned of the Xgen 300mm Centura 4.0 with 2.0 Controllers (VME) from PMO to VMO

Project managed the critical parts, slave tooling and lifting fixtures, shipping and Test requirements for multiple platforms/chambers

Developed or redefined Final Test Procedures for AP mainframe, 4.0 Factory Interface, Xgen, DPN, LPCVD, SACVD and MCVD. My procedures and formats were used as baselines for RTP and EPI

Project managed test fixture statement of work, design reviews and final sign-off

Project managed CSI assessment for Link/Wet Clean

Project managed the transition of the DPN 300mm with 2.1 CPCI Controller from PMO to VMO

Program managed a $0 cost transition between two product groups

Final Test Systems Technician Etch 1997 - 2000

Tested various system platforms ensuring system integrity, compliance and customer satisfaction for highly configurable Etch platforms

Transitioned three product platforms from pilot line to volume manufacturing and from pilot line to the customer site

Served on building safety committee, site quality team and lead the materials process verification group.

Ensued system compliance to customer configuration specifications, I then developed an internal crossover process from integration to final test

Generated system facilitation, de-facilitation and shipping preparation procedures when none existed.

Re-engineered manufacturing and testing work flows, reducing cycle time and saving $204K per unit.

Transitioned Centura II mainframe and Super E from pilot line to volume and IPS from pilot line to the field

Received three appreciation awards

United States Navy 6/1991 - 6/1997

Fire Controlman 2nd Class, WSS, AN/SPS-48E/Harpoon/Phalanx Systems

Maintained and repaired various electromechanical equipment, computer diagnostic systems, display consoles, Data switches, heat exchangers, pumps chillers, hydraulics, pneumatics and various optical imaging systems.

Lead Petty Officer for Combat Systems Fox Division in which I managed five work centers.

Managed the “Task Group” weapons work centers preventive maintenance schedules, corrective maintenance ensuring “Task Group” readiness.

Weapons Systems Supervisor for U.S.S. Carl Vinson Task Group.

Work center supervisor for Phalanx mounts 21 and 22 onboard U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln.

Work center supervisor for SPS-48E 3D Radar, Harpoon missile system and the mast mounted sight.

Admirals Navy Achievement Medal for support during Operations Southern Watch and Desert Strike.


Western Governors University; Bachelors of Science Business Management

Cornell, Executive Leadership Certificate 2015; ID: LSMC09

American Intercontinental University, Associates Business Administration

CompTIA Project+ 2015 Code: T816350MKCEQ2L7V

Integrated Project Systems, Planning, Managing Projects and Program Management Mastery

United States Navy Institution Combat Systems Advance Electronic Technology, 48E 3-D RADAR, Display Consoles and thermal imaging.


Multi-Site Engineering Services Management / Engineering Change Management / Manufacturing Engineering / Process Engineering / Continuous Improvements / Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma / Safety Process Development / Supply Chain Management / Supplier Development / Contract Negotiation / Value Stream Management / Program and Project Management (PMI) / Crisis Management / Master Scheduling and Planning / APICS / R&D / NPI / DFX / GD&T / IPC / HALT / HASS / SPC / DMAIC / FMEA / JIT / Six Sigma / 5S/ 8D / 3P / Kaizen / ERP / MRP / Auto Cad / Pro E / Unigraphics / NX Manager / Inventor / Solid Works / CATIA / Oracle/ Ddvault / Teamcenter / IPC-A-200, 610 & 620 / J-STD-001 / GD&T / HALT / HASS / Enovia PLM / Velocity / CDS / ETAC / ITAR / EAR’s / FAR’s / NADCAP / TBS2 / CAN-Bus / CPCI / Device Net / Fixture & Tooling Design / Electronics and Electro-Mechanical System testing / Hydraulics / Pneumatics / VSM / TPM / CAMS / Metrology

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