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Engineer Project

Location:
Fallston, Maryland, United States
Posted:
October 10, 2016

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MICHAEL W. COOK

**** *** ****** **** ********, MD. 21040 410-***-****/443-***-**** acwzv6@r.postjobfree.com

Production Project and Liaison Engineer

Specializing in Aerospace Production Design, Stress Analysis, Material Science, & Manufacturing Support required to assure on time, on target delivery of end item deliverables.

Highly self-motivated Production Project and Liaison Engineer with extensive experience in the aerospace industry. Expertise in aircraft flight structure’s design, prototype and production engineering.

Demonstrated ability to support the safety of flight and structural integrity of the customer’s product, while assuring on time and on target delivery. Proven success as supplier OEM & customer liaison. Skilled in Micrografx Designer and CADAM. Six Sigma Green Belt certified.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GENERAL ELECTRIC, Middle River Aircraft Systems, Baltimore, MD 1997 – 2016

Staff Engineer, Aerostructures Programs: Status: Lead Professional Band

Served as Customer Liaison/Project Engineer supporting all legacy profit generating aerospace programs.

Support consisted of Material Review Board or, M.R.B., repair dispositions and recommendations for drawing changes on nonconforming parts constructed from composite laminate, aluminum, titanium, steel and CRES details, and composite sandwich and metal bond sandwich sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Successfully achieved a less than one shift average turnaround time on M.R.B. dispositions.

Authorized MRB and Change Board member. Generated drawing changes, responded to field support inquiries and resolved all internal/external customer concerns that were required to exceed the customer’s quality and delivery expectations.

Developed test plans and analyzed testing results required to validate acceptance of manufacturing nonconformances of V-22 graphite/epoxy parts using Six Sigma techniques resulting in production cost savings. Performed structural analysis required to validate the P-3 Main Landing Gear Drag Brace material change to Aer-Met 100.

Coordinated MRB support efforts of direct hire and contract hire engineers.

Composite experience: Graphite/Epoxy, Graphite/Bismaleimide.

DOD Customer: DCAS.

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

ALLIEDSIGNAL AEROSPACE - Aircraft Landing Systems, South Bend, IN

FA-18 E Main Landing Gear Project Engineer

Project engineer during the Engineering and Manufacturing Demonstration or, EMD phase of the FA-18 E Main Landing Gear.

Managed the redesign and retrofitting improvements found to be required during static, fatigue and flight testing of the FA-18 E main landing gear resulting in DOD certification and approval of OEM design.

Supervised four employees in the coordination of redesign concepts, PRO-E model changes, checking, customer approval and supporting configuration management requirements.

Managed the milestones for performance to contract, scheduling, program budget and all customer technical issues.

Successfully delivered all contractual end item deliverables including test reports and retrofit hardware.

Experienced in landing gear disassembly, reassembly, and acceptance testing.

Michael W. Cook 410-***-****/443-***-**** acwzv6@r.postjobfree.com

Programs Production and Project Engineer

Served as Lead Engineer managing all aspects of production engineering including field and customer support for all landing gear production programs.

Tasks successfully completed included all drawing changes, shop floor support, field service inquires and material review board dispositions of nonconforming parts and assemblies which determined salvage ability and repair of discrepant parts and assemblies required to guarantee the acceptable fit, form, and function of the customer’s end item deliverables.

Conducted requisite stress analysis, sketches/layouts, and communication to shop personnel for required results.

Possess working knowledge of machining, heat treating, plating, conversion coatings and organic finishes required.

Served as Liaison between engineering and all other internal departments and the customer.

Chairman: Landing Gear Change Board.

MARTIN MARIETTA AERO AND NAVAL SYSTEMS, Baltimore, MD

Group Engineer - Aerospace Structural Analysis

Led team of five employees in support of structural analysis validating M.R.B repair dispositions.

Authorized by customer for sign-off on alterations to blueprint structure of Rockwell Int. B-1B bomber and Martin-Marietta Titan launch vehicles requiring stress analysis on discrepant parts and assemblies.

Served as customer technical liaison.

Performed analysis using hand calculations and computer aided, as required, to validate repairs that typically dealt with titanium, aluminum and CRES details, including welding anomalies, and various anomalies affecting spars, stringers, lugs, frames, and skin panels during the manufacturing/bonding process to assure the structural integrity of all nonconforming end item deliverables.

Conducted stress analysis performed to support proposals and drawing changes.

Served as Engineering representative on Weld Review Committee involving producibility and non-destruct testing.

Composite experience: Graphite Epoxy

EDUCATION

B. S. Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

B. S. Degree, Zoology/Pre-Med, University of Maryland, College Park. MD.

General Studies, 64 Credit hours, West Virginia Wesleyan College

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATIONS

Graduate, Six Sigma Training Course

Six Sigma Associates

Graduate, Radiographic Film Interpretation Course

Westinghouse

MATERIAL REVIEW BOARD APPROVALS

Current M. R. B. approvals from the following aerospace OEMs:

Bell Boeing, Boeing Company, Embraer, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Pratt-Whitney



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