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Engineering Medical

Location:
Lynnfield, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2016

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OLIN BROWN

** ***** ****, *********, ** *****

acw3mr@r.postjobfree.com (781) ***-****

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

* Over 20 years of Research, Development, Design, and Manufacturing in testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, and designing solutions for complex technical requirements in missile systems, electronic imaging, military network systems, communications, computers, bio tech equipment, in vivo & ex vivo medical equipment, medical imaging systems, semiconductor equipment, and chemical analyzers

* Effective communicator, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with diverse international audiences, including program managers, marketing, engineering, manufacturing groups, vendors, international outsourced CAD/Engineering services

* Added value to customer needs through continuous learning

* Invented solutions that resulted in patents, hands on engineer, scientist, technician

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

Inventors Awards (Bell Sports) 2005 (Skil Power Tools) 2003 (Dremel Tools) 2003

Improvement Suggestion Award (DRS Codem) 2006, (ConAgra Foods) 2003, Sales Performance Award (Circuit City) 2004

Patent “Autofocusing System for Camera Apparatus” (Polaroid Corp.)

Patent “Antitank Weapon System and Elements Therefore” (Raytheon Corp.)

Inventors Award “Trailing Edge Detectors”, Security Improvement Suggestion Award

COMPUTER SKILLS

Software Engineering - Certificate Northeastern University, Boston MA 1997

Cadence Verilog Language and Simulation - Certificate Cadence, Chelmsford MA 03/01/2002

Skype, ProjectLink, Altera (Quartus II), MANMAN, CADIS, PALASM, ABEL, MS DOS, Project, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access, Outlook, Internet Explorer, NetMeeting, Windows 98/NT, C, C++, LabVIEW, Eagle, Volo, Mentor Graphics, DataI/O, Motorola 8- and 16-bit Flash Microcontrollers, 680 uP, TI DSP, SAP, Oracle, CC Mail, Lotus Notes/Meeting Maker, Basic, Fortran, Orcad, CompuTemps System Database, Citrix, MAS 200, Cablescan TestRite, Macola, Parts&Vendors, Atmel (SAM-BA), Lattice, Pro-Motion, Agile e6

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Contract (Manufacturing/Test/Design/Functional) Engineer (1999-Present)

Analogic Corp. - (11/2010-Present)

* Test, troubleshoot, wrote failure analysis reports for customer returns, medical test equipment, power supplies, amplifiers

* Troubleshooting included racks, systems, subsystems, chassis, modules, PC boards, components, cooling systems, analog, digital, hardware, software, firmware

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assoc. Inc. - (10/2007-11/2008)

* Broad engineering support for Engineering in prototype development and Manufacturing for existing products, Ion Implanters

* Created Electrical and Mechanical documents and ECOs jointly with HCL India using Skype, Lotus Notes, Instant Messaging, shared network drives

* Prototype development/calibrating/troubleshooting circuits with fiber optics, analog, digital, LabView application software

* Investigated customer returns, found root cause, wrote failure analysis reports, designed part changes, wrote ECOs & waivers

* Researched, tested, validated substitute parts due to obsolescence or availability for semiconductor equipment products

* Wrote reliability test procedures including storage, temperature, humidity, shake, drop, stress, ESD, Hipot, Electrical HALT

* Wrote field upgrade procedures including photos, tools, equipment, software needs, parts, acceptance criteria, pass/fail data sheets, serialized pass test labels

* Investigated multiple data bases to create several BOMs and part numbers for customer selectable options and products

InfraRedx Inc. - (2/2007-10/2007)

* Broad engineering support, for startup company, for Engineering in prototype development and Manufacturing for FDA compliant, in vivo medical equipment using near infrared spectrometry with a catheter to analyze blood plaque

* Created FDA compliant documents, Installation, Qualification, Operational, Preventative Maintenance, Calibration Procedures, Field Failure Reports, DCR (ECO), NMR with corrective action

* Researched and ordered lab and manufacturing supplies, test equipment, tools, parts, software developers & downloaders

* Created phase adjustment procedure for 2 channel IR Photodector/Amplifier, worked with engineering to redesign amplifier to eliminate phase adjustment needs

* Researched, ordered, software upgraded LeCroy Oscilloscope, Labview PCI DAQ card for laser testing

* Tested, software downloaded, troubleshoot, reported on analog, digital, optical (IR) printed circuit boards

* Repaired, setup, improved the reliability of test equipment for printed circuit boards

* Improved performance, tested, reported on tunable near infrared lasers using optical spectrum analyzer, optical multimeters, variable optical attenuator, fiber brag grating, fiber optic cleaning and inspection equipment

* Directed and trained engineers and technicians on work details

InterSense Inc. - (9/2006-1/2007)

* Wrote procedures, suitable for ISO, for assembly, programming, and test, of new and old products

* Researched and recommended new, improved, more reliable parts for Bills of Materials for new products

* Researched solutions for customer field failures

* Researched and wrote procedures for degaussing and electrical safety testing

* Repaired and improved the reliability of test equipment

* Provided technical information on part failures

DRS Codem Systems Inc. - (10/2004-4/2006)

* Broad engineering support for Engineering in prototype development and Manufacturing for existing network products

* Prototype development included Xilinx FPGA, memory, TI DSP, high-speed digital PCB design, digital PLL, high speed serial interface, embedded microprocessor

* Designed and temperature tested LCD display and interface circuit for obsolescence replacement in military modem

* Designed new cable assemblies, wrote Cablescan software and test procedures to perform their manufacturing tests

* Wrote ECOs, BOMs, parts lists, assembly drawings, test procedures, software, installation reports, failure analysis reports

* Functional and temperature tested various components, circuits, and systems, wrote reports including failure analysis

* Researched and ordered lab and manufacturing supplies, test equipment, tools, parts, software developers & downloaders

* Investigated ROHS impact and compliance on new and existing products, including manufacturing processes

* Directed and trained engineers and technicians on work details

Sionex Corp. - (4/2002-8/2002)

* Broad engineering support for prototype development for startup corp., set up hardware/software for office PCs including Email, built prototype lab, for SMD PCBs, with repair & test equipment including LabView and its application hardware/software

* Interacted with vendors including assisting with design, troubleshooting, repairs, and manufacturing of PCBs

* Performed purchasing agent duties, including setting up vendors to accept PO numbers and placed purchase requisition orders for all company needs including its electronics lab and its production of its products

* Created test procedures, tested, troubleshoot, repaired products, and wrote reports including design improvements and failure analysis

* Performed all shipping needs of prototypes for field evaluations including writing reports, packaging, and coordinating with Federal Express shipping

Instrumentation Laboratory - (8/2000-9/2001)

* Broad manufacturing engineering support for production, purchasing, incoming inspection, failure returns, design engineering, vendors, and customers

* Designed, documented, wrote test procedures, constructed, calibrated, and repaired various analog and digital PC based or custom controlled testers for production and vendors of medical equipment

* Researched and validated substitute parts due to obsolescence or availability for medical products

* Wrote ECOS, validation reports for medical equipment, incoming inspection reports, and international customer complaint investigation findings after researching and solving the problem

* Worked with C and ORCAD in manufacturing for testing and documenting medical systems that were analog and digital

* Participated in design review meetings of future products for manufacturability and testability

* Directed and trained technicians on work details

Electronic Fabrication Technology Corporation - (2/1999-8/2000)

* Broad manufacturing engineering support for production, purchasing, incoming inspection, failure returns, design engineering, vendor, and customers

* Designed, documented, wrote test procedures, constructed, calibrated, and repaired various analog and digital PC based or custom controlled testers for production and vendors of electronic equipment

* Designed and constructed custom test equipment with fixtures using printed circuit boards and prototype boards with interfaces that included wires, soldering, wire wrap, crimping, and bed of nails

* Repaired and maintained PC based test equipment (analog and digital) for electronic imaging systems and printed circuit boards used in production of medical and electronic systems

* Worked with C, ORCAD, and JPEG in manufacturing for testing and documenting medical and electronic imaging systems that were analog and digital

* Directed and trained technicians on work details

* Researched and validated substitute parts due to obsolescence or availability for electronic imaging and medical products

* Wrote ECOS and validation reports for ISO 9001 certification

* Wrote software task files for programmable parts for DataI/O programmers

POLAROID CORPORATION - (1979 – 1998)

Promoted three times to Senior Engineer

* Designed and investigated components for identification systems, including drivers’ licenses and voter registration cards

* Created and evaluated autofocus, strobes, power conversion, and spread system linearity for photographic quality electronic imaging systems

* Wrote technical reports, demonstrated hardware, and gave technical briefings for program feasibility and funding

* Directed and trained technicians on work details

* Provided customer technical support for the utilization of battery and ranging system in their products

* Designed equipment to test battery performance by specialized loading

RAYTHEON CORPORATION - (1975 – 1978)

R&D Engineer/Scientist, Missiles System Division, Bedford, MA,

* Designed prototype hardware digital signal processor for laser-seeking projectile

* Created prototype analog and digital two-way communication between C130 and helicopter to simulate a missile

* Tested/evaluated/debugged 30 MHz airborne receiver, analog IF, and telemetry modules

* Evaluated analog, digital, 2 GHz FM transmitters, and launcher interconnections

EDUCATION: MSEE, Northeastern University, BSEE with Honors, Northeastern University, Boston MA

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fundamentals of Electronic Imaging, RF Circuit Design, Optical Engineering, Grounding and Shielding, ANSI/IPC-A-620 Cable& Wire Harness, CompuTemp Systems Data Base, ISO 9001, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording, Total Quality Management, Dale Carnegie, ESD prevention, Team Building, Project Management, Communicating Ideas, Time Management, Customer Relations, Running Effective Meetings, Positive Thinking, ComSec (Communication Security) briefing, Energized Electrical Worker Safety Training Level II, Ion Implanter Orientation

HONOR SOCIETIES: TAU BETA PI, ETA KAPPA NU, National Honor Society

MEMBERSHIPS: Inventors Association of New England

INTERESTS: Flying (Private pilot - Instrument rated), Skiing, Golf



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