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Clearwater, Florida, United States
January 24, 2017

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Joseph J. Dinaro B.S., M.B.A.

727-***-**** [H] 35 Pinewood Circle

Safety Harbor, Florida 34695

Professional Profile

Diverse engineering professional with a concentration in Test Engineering and Manufacturing providing extensive knowledge in product and process improvements. Offering Six Sigma problem solving skills, project management, and effective team building management throughout the medical, aerospace and printed circuit board manufacturing industries.


ELREHA PRINTED CIRCUITS (d.b.a. H&T Global Circuits); St. Petersburg, FL Application Engineer July 2016 - Present

Answers Engineering Questions (EQs)that the customer may have about their product before the manufacturing process

Verifies all specifications are included in the final quote for manufacturing

Final decision maker whether a job is able to be manufactured according to customer specifications

Liaison between the quality department for verification of all inspection and shipping specifications

Senior Quality Engineer December 2014 – July 2016

Developed PFEMA /FMEA for the new processes that were incorporated due to the purchase of $185K of new capital equipment. Introduced a bi-yearly Gage R&R and Cpks on all tools and machinery to verify capability

Reduced scrap 47% since the beginning of 2016 by conducting daily/weekly/monthly quality audits, instituting weekly MRB meetings and working with department supervisors and operators in updating and following current procedures and control plans…reduction would have been higher if customers did not change their requirements of “x-outs” or sacrificed boards

Reduced Customer PPM 66% (from 3000 to 1000) in 2015 and 90% (from 4700 to 350) in 2016 by updating current processes and continuous training of operators on the procedures. A thorough Corrective/Preventative Action strategy and Visual Management aides were instituted to capture issues and for ease of use by operators

Introduced a new culture of “Build Quality In” rather than “Inspect Quality In” from overseas to the domestic facilities. The Customer Complaints increased domestically 25% during the first 8 months (2016), while decreased30% during the same time period.

Managed multiple continuous improvement projects company wide

oScore Blade Life has a savings of $250k/year

oWater Filtration has a savings of $65k/year

oDrill Bit has a savings of $55k/year

Managed multiple QCC Group projects company wide

oRout Bit Replacement has a savings of $250k/year

oWater Usage has a savings of $50k/year


Inertial and Missile Intercept - Test Engineer July 2006 – February 2007

May 2014 – September 2014

Introduced new out-gassing fixture with mechanical engineering which reduced test time

by 75% (from 3 to 1hour)

Increased weekly deliverables by 62.5% (5 to 8) by qualifying and developing FEMAs on new test equipment

oLapping Stones/CG Fixtures (2)

oRate Tables (3)

oVibration Cells (1)

oThermal Chambers (4)

Increased On-Time Deliveries by 3% (95% to 98%) by instituting mandatory standup meetings/visual management aides

oReduction in confusion amongst technicians in unit’s priority

Computer Systems - Test Engineer February 2007 – August 2016

Validated new design of product per customer’s requirements and specifications. Used new data transfer and communication hardware (boards, test equipment, components, connectors)

Reduced Data Package (collection and review) by 60% (5 to 2 days) by creating a master template where operators just need to place data in appropriate fields and a report will be created

Decrease both Integration and Acceptance Testing by 62.5% (8 to 5 weeks) by managing all aspects of the testing process and leading the technicians in improving the processes.

Main Engine Controller August 2012 – May 2014

Developed Test and Shipping Procedure for an engine controller given the customer’s requirements and specifications.

Integrated and validated all test equipment and cabling/connectors for the new engine controller

oThermal Chamber

oTest Station

Capacitance/Inductance Analyze

BOVIE /AARON MEDICAL, St Petersburg, Florida

Research and Development Engineer August 2002 – June 2003

• Completed the design of a new generator by validating all the Bills of Materials and Drawings

Manufacturing Engineer June 2003 – September 2004

• Used knowledge of the generator to oversee manufacturing of it

Introduced Cellular Manufacturing and reduced the build time of the generator 25% (2 to 1.5 hours)

Evaluated and integrated new tooling for the new generator as well as for future products

Test Engineer September 2004 – July2006

Developed and integrated tests for the new generator as well as the generators that followed

Reduced failures by 80% (10 to 2) weekly by developing sub-assembly fixtures


oPower Supply

Main Board

Purchased and programmed a cable tester which reduced system level failures in excess of 80%


Army Award for Outstanding Accomplishment Medal June 2011


University of Phoenix; Clearwater, Florida.

Master’s in Business Administration / Global Management – 2004.

ITT Technical Institute; Tampa, Florida.

Bachelors of Science in Electronic Engineering – 2002

University of South Florida; Tampa, Florida.

Bachelors of Industrial Engineering Degree - Expected Graduation: May, 2017.


Saint Petersburg College; St Petersburg, FL.

Lean-Six Sigma Expert Certification /Green-Belt – 2005.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification – 2006.





oSolid Works

oQI Macros


oMicrosoft Office

oStandards: A3/8D, ISO-9001, TS16949, AS9100, IPC

oSix Sigma Green and Black Belt Certified

oISO9001/AS9100 Trained


oSelf-motivated and capable of learning new skills and assume new responsibilities

oExperienced with project management tools/skills and problem solving techniques

oWorks cooperatively in a team environment

oProficient in 5-Why, RCCA, IPC, 5S, Kaizen, PFMA, DOE and MRB standards/ procedures

oStrong verbal and written communication skills

oManufacturing/Test/Quality Supervision skills

oEngineering Change Notices/Requests creator and reviewer

oAbility to troubleshoot to component level

oDetail orientated and multi-tasked individual

oSelf-starter and ability to manage multiple projects

oWorks great within cross-functional teams

oUses various methodologies for problem solving (8D’s, 5-Whys, Root Cause Analysis, Cause

and Effect Analysis)

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