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Manager

Location:
Woodbury, Connecticut, 06798, United States
Posted:
October 29, 2016

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EDWARD ZAJAC

** ********* *****

Woodbury, CT ***98

(203) ***-****

acxaqt@r.postjobfree.com

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over twenty-five years of Military and Civilian Management experience, from testing and running small and large military projects to hands-on management of a small manufacturing concern. Experienced in all facets acquiring, processing, and selling of antique building materials. Experience in all phases of manufacture of wood flooring. Skilled communicator and public speaker. Well organized, professional in appearance and demeanor. Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Corel Paintshop Pro. Demonstrated strengths in production, project completion, customer satisfaction. Versatile, diligent, and competent achiever.

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE

GENERAL MANAGER, Ramase Genuine Old Building Materials and Vermont Woodflooring, Woodbury, CT 1998 – Present

Oversee and run all aspects of a small business.

Acquire antique and new lumber, stone, iron, and other materials. Manufacture lumber into flooring and barn siding to suit the needs of contractors and homeowners alike.

Competent running and maintenance of all machines for manufacture of flooring, including a bandsaw mill, a 30-inch planer, a straight-line rip table and four- sided shaper/moulder.

Knowledge of wood drying kiln operation and heavy duty equipment to move lumber.

Marketing and sales associate for the company.

Extensive knowledge of payroll and office paperwork and software to run a small company.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

PROJECT MANANGEMENT INSTRUCTOR, Systems Acquisition School, Brooks AFB, San Antonio, TX 1995-1997

Principal Instructor for Acquisition Management for Air Force Material Command’s premier leaning center. Developed curricula for the constantly changing requirements of the Air Force and the Federal Government. Taught thousands of professionals in the Air Force the latest methods of acquisition while working with a close-knit educational cadre of military and civilian instructors and educators.

PROJECT MANAGER, JOINT TACTICAL INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (JTIDS), Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, Bedford, MA 1992-1994

Successfully ran the multi-million dollar source selection of the third and fourth lots of JTIDS production. Worked closely with various Government agencies and allies to acquire the hardware necessary for continuing air and fleet missions. Conducted the source selection with Rockwell Martin and GEC Marconi, bringing the process in on time and within budget. JTIDS continues to be the state of the art radio system used by the US Military and its NATO allies for high jam resistance, high-speed secure communications.

PROGRAM MANAGER, PUERTO RICO OPERATIONS CENTER (PROC), Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB,

Bedford, MA and Punta Salinas, PR 1991-1992

Acquired, installed and successfully tested an air surveillance system for the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. Worked with Military and Litton contractors to help gain real-time intelligence on flights coming within radar range of the military assets on Puerto Rico and fed that information to other Government agencies for possible interdiction.

TEST DIRECTOR, CARIBBEAN BASIN RADAR NETWORK (CBRN), Electronics System Division, Hanscom AFB,

Bedford, MA and Various Radar Sites 1987-1991

Oversaw all testing on a White-House initiated program for radar surveillance of the Caribbean during the initial assaults of the “War on Drugs” Campaign. Built test plans and protocols for radar sites throughout Central and South America. Created, coordinated and ran field operation and flight testing for Westinghouse TPS-70 radars in several locations, including Panama, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Colombia.

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Major in Electrical Engineering with a specialty of Systems Engineering; minor in History

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, President of the Arnold Air Society Chapter

Professional Continuing Education for Air Force Acquisition



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