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Engineer Electrical

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
January 09, 2017

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Summary of Qualifications

** ***** ** ********** ****** the electronics industry, with a focus on component & product testing / verification

Familiar with the PCB manufacturing process, testing and quality

Experience in gathering required data and performing validation testing procedures and reports to contribute to commercialization and launch of a successful product

Maintaining successful business relationships through customer interface and travel to customer facilities offering field service /onsite engineering support

Experience with troubleshooting at a system level down to a component level in an automotive and consumer durable goods product environment

Interact with all departments within organization, customers, and suppliers to achieve desired goals

Exposure to broad range of industries such as automotive, manufacturing, and defense

Desire to learn new skills and technology and have ability to share acquired skills with other group members in an effort to increase the general expertise across the team

LabView programming – Pre CLAD level expertise

Education Summary

University Of Phoenix Grand Rapids, MI 2003 – 2005

Masters of Business Administration in Technology Management

ITT Technical Institute Tampa, FL 1993 – 1996

Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering Technology

Professional Summary

Amway Corporation Ada, MI 2014 – 2017

R&D Test Engineer (Air/Cookware/Water/Support) -Durables Contract

Assist in the product/component testing of Durable Goods next generation in home Air Treatment System for an inaugural China launch

Work closely with head of R&D Housewares Lab/Cookware by completing cookware testing, technical writing of reports & white papers, product demonstrations, and competitive product research bringing new products to market

Cookware and Knives Master Product / Parts Specs and Drawings breakdown, analysis and verification for implementation into a new PLM system. Support marketing with questionnaire feedback analysis

Support Packaging Engineer with documentation revisions, determining pallet layouts using Cape Pack software

Water Lab support of product line, creating technical procedures, UV lamp and next generation electronic module testing

Durables Product Support Group testing and analysis for warranty issues / new suppliers / components

Intertek Testing Laboratories Grand Rapids, MI 2010 – 2013

Electrical Engineer – Technical Services

On-site support at Amway Corporation in the Durables Research & Development department.

Aided in the sound reduction of an Air Treatment System to meet a forthcoming Chinese sound standard through prototype modeling/testing, data collection and analysis.

Amway Corporation Ada, MI 2009 – 2010

R&D Test Engineer - Contract

Involved in the launch of a new to market, Chinese Air Treatment System.

Competitive testing of Chinese ATS, along with Amway E-Build ATS.

Intertek Testing Laboratories Grand Rapids, MI 2003 – 2009

Project Engineer

Project management, quoting, and test plan conception of new client test requests for medical, auto and consumer industries.

Design test plans and create test procedures for medical devices / hospital beds.

Provided Engineering support on-site at Access Business Group for the Research & Development department’s air, water, and bath treatment systems.

Test set-up and evaluation of products/components through all stages of product life cycle and product manufacturing.

Testing of outsourced PCB boards - component replacement selection.

Detailed reports written regarding evaluation of tested components, systems, and procedures.

Performed /worked on power supply and motor electronics and performed analog and digital testing /evaluation on aforementioned systems.

Interface with company departments during entire product development process.

Performed system testing on air treatment system- testing of motor Δ pressure curves, clean air delivery rate, VOC testing, air flow testing, and power measurements, MEOST testing.

BorgWarner Automotive Air Fluid Systems Spring Lake, MI 2000 – 2002

Electrical Applications Engineer

Assist manufacturing (PCB) with technical concerns / issues of equipment.

Performed circuit design testing for vehicle instrumentation controlled via microprocessor module utilizing engine ECM/sensor inputs.

Products for the heavy auto industry - RV, Fire truck, Marine and Bus markets.

Interfaced with design team to meet customer requirements and issues- brought feedback to design team and told them appropriate changes to make.

Interface between customers and company departments to resolve issues during entire product development process.

Customer support regarding technical issues/new applications throughout entire product line.

Resident engineer at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. in South Carolina for 6 months of product improvement.

Customer relationship skills and ability to resolve product failures while maintaining business relationships.

General Dynamics Land Systems Muskegon, MI 1999 – 2000

Electronic Engineer/Technician - Contract

Performed vehicle integration, connected black boxes, and interfaced them to communicate effectively with other military prototype Crusader vehicles.

Verified, tested, and evaluated operations for PLC control panels.

Wire and integrate PLC control panels for deployment of engine testing.

Amway Corporation Ada, MI 1996 – 1998

Electronic Lab Engineer/Technician

Performed component & product testing/verification through all ITM stages of Air Treatment System.

Assisted in a successful Japanese product launch.

Performed research, development, and evaluation of consumer products/components.

Performed test design of procedures: MEOST test evaluation, EEPROM data collection, repair and troubleshoot.

Linked procedures and data/conclusions into reports allowing expedient retrieval of info by scientists.

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