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Engineer Mechanical

Sylmar, CA
December 12, 2019

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Arlen Madathian, BSME, PMP, EIT, CSSBB U.S. Citizen

Phone: 818-***-****


Objective To obtain employment as a Mechanical Project, Design, or Manufacturing Engineer at an Aerospace Company. Education B.S. Degree: Mechanical Engineering, June 2006 California State University, Northridge

Additional Mechanical September 2005 – December 2006 Engineering Graduate

Courses taken

Gold Certificate in UCLA Extension, March 2011

Project Management

(6 course program)

Certificate in UCLA Extension, March, 2016

Astronautical Engineering

(7 course program)

Professional Engineer-In-Training (EIT) since 2004 Certifications Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2010 Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) since 2016

Honors UCSB Regent’s Scholar

CSUN Engineering Honors List

Boeing Scholarship Recipient

Professional Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Affiliations Project Management Institute (PMI)

American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Key Skillsets CAD and Analysis: CATIA V5 (7 years, 3000 hrs), ProEngineer (3 years, 6000 hrs), Autodesk Inventor (5 years, 4000 hours), Solidworks (5 years, 4000 hrs) FEA: ANSYS (2 years, 1000 hours), NEI/Nastran (4 years, 3000 hours), ProMechanica (3 years, 1500 hours),

Autodesk Inventor Simulation (2 years, 500 hours)

Solidworks Cosmosworks/Simulation (3 years, 1500 hours) ANSYS (3 years, 500 hours)

Engineering Analysis: Extensive hand calculations for stress, fluid flow, and pressurization. Flex Joint design optimization using Excel and TK Solver, GD&T, tolerance stackup and assembly calculations.

Engineering Testing: Writing of Test procedures and reports, Test Design and Witnessing, Vibration (Random and Sine), Endurance (Pressure and Temperature Cycling), Environmental (RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810)

Engineering Reports: Test reports, FMEA reliability analyses, Repair procedures, FRACA reporting Customer Liaison: Weekly Design Reviews with customer and other suppliers Daily Progress Updates and Coordination Memos

Program Management: Scheduling, budgeting, and tracking with MS Project Other: Powerpoint, Word, Excel (with VBA), Various MRP systems Relevant Senior Manufacturing Engineer 11/2018 – 11/2019 Work Mason Controls

Experience Sylmar, CA

- Lead Manufacturing Engineer for Mason Switches Assembly Product Line

- Performed failure investigations for returned products, including troubleshooting, physical examination and system level failure mode determination

- Worked with Design, Sustaining, and Quality Engineers to address and implement continuous improvements.

- Daily tasks included Gemba meeting participation, triaging of manufacturing issues on the floor, MRB review and dispositioning, and real time problem resolution on the production floor.

- Worked closely with Machine Shop and Fabrication Manufacturing Engineers and Production to resolve part shortage issues and appropriate reworks.

- Tool Design for assembly aids, as well as capital equipment purchase research and implementation Page 2 of 3

Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineering 5/2018 – 11/2018 Esterline Power Systems Leach

Buena Park, CA

- Managed and coordinated daily work and long-term projects for a total of 2 Industrialization/Manufacturing Engineers

- Lead Manufacturing Engineer for the Power Distribution Assembly Product Line

- Led failure investigations for returned products, including troubleshooting, physical examination and system level failure mode determination

- Technical interface for key Customers for product returns and on-aircraft issues/failures (Boeing Commercial, Sikorsky, Boeing Defense, etc.)

Supervisor, Product Engineering 7/2017 – 4/2018

Esterline Power Systems Leach

Buena Park, CA

- Performed all tasks similar to Product Engineering Lead position

- Managed and performed performance appraisals for 5 Product Engineers, ranging from Junior to Senior levels Product Engineering Lead 7/2016 – 6/2017

Esterline Power Systems Leach

Buena Park, CA

- Managed and coordinated work for the Product Engineering Department, comprising of a team of 5 Engineers

- Technical feasibility proposals for new applications for legacy products

- Worked closely with the Director of Engineering Services to coordinate and prioritize company-wide engineering support for production

- Provided engineering support for all products lines (Subminiature Relays, Power Contactors, Power Distribution Assemblies, and Discrete/Hybrid)

- Led efforts to determine technical feasibility of new proposed designs from Customer requirements for Space Grade Subminiature Relays.

Mechanical Engineer 9/2013 – 6/2016

Esterline Power Systems Leach

Buena Park, CA

- Sustaining Product Engineering Department Acting Lead (Aircraft AC/DC Power Distribution Assemblies, Contactors and Relays)

- Worked with clients to develop power system architecture and mechanical packaging for the Mitsubishi MRJ and Embraer E2 aircraft

- Fully proficient in Autodesk Inventor and ANSYS FEA (Structural and Thermal)

- Performed GD&T and Tolerance analysis on all mechanical drawings

- Reviewed work of Junior Mechanical Engineers

Mechanical Engineer (Temporary Part-time) 7/2013 – 8/2013 Electronic Sensor Technology

Thousand Oaks, CA

- Solidworks Electromechanical Design Work

- Performed design modifications on the zNose Gas Chromatography device Program Manager / Costing and Planning Engineer 9/2012 – 7/2013 Quatro Composites (AIM Aerospace)

Poway, CA

- Program Manager for composite components for the UAV industry

- Costing Engineer for all potential new work

- Helped to win first major aircraft interior program for Company

- Costed and authored Technical proposals for composite aerospace and medical components o Carbon Fiber and Fiberglass prepregs

o Vacuum Bag, Oven, Autoclave, and Press cures

- Key aerospace Customer base worked on include: General Atomics, Gulfstream, Boeing, Insitu, Spirit Aerosystems. Page 3 of 3

Project Engineer (Mechanical) 4/2008 – 9/2012

Senior Aerospace, SSP

Burbank, CA

- Finite Element Analyses (FEA) of duct systems using NEI/Nastran

- Part and Assembly design and drawing generation with Catia V5

- Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer Analysis performed using TK Solver and Excel

- Various proprietary design activities performed include Bellows, Ball Joint, Braided Bellows, and Pin Joint design using TK Solver as a design tool

- Qualification and Acceptance test procedure writing, approval, and overseeing testing

- Technical Report writing

- Extensive work with integration of ECS components and systems to various aircraft platforms

- New Design of Aircraft ECS components

- Writing of Technical Proposals

- Directing Designers, Drafters, Technical Writers, Lab Technician Personnel, and Stress Analysts

- Participated in Continuous Improvement Kaizen events on a regular basis

- Providing technical assistance to customer engineers

- Involvement with FAA conformity procedures

- Assisted in determining Corrective Actions and dispositioning deliverable parts

- Utilized of proprietary composite materials in new designs

- Aircraft Platforms Worked On

o Gulfstream G450, G550, G650

o Lockheed C-130J

o Bombardier C-Series

o Learjet 85

Mechanical Design Engineer 7/2006 – 4/2008

L3 Communications, Electron Technologies, Inc.

Torrance, CA

- Detailed Mechanical Design and Drawing Generation using Pro/Engineer Wildfire

- Mechanical Tooling Design

o Mold Design for Plastic Potting Sensitive Electronic Packaging o Braze and Weld Fixtures

o Top Level Assembly Packaging Development

- Military and Commercial Application Space Hardware Design

- Space and Military Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) Detailed Design Mechanical Engineering Coop 6/2004 – 6/2006

L3 Communications Ocean Systems

Sylmar, CA

- Engineering Change Notices (ECNs)

- Drawing Generation in accordance with ASME Y14.100 and MIL-STD-100

- Work Instruction Writeup

- Detailed Mechanical Design and Drawing Generation using Pro/Engineer

- Tooling Design for existing production parts and assemblies

- Production Support Engineering

- Knowledge of Military, SAE, ANSI, and ASME specifications

- Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

- Projects worked on include:

o HELRAS (Helicopter Long Range Active Sonar)

o TB16, TB23, and TB29 Towed Array Systems

o LFATS (Low Frequency Active Towed Sonar)

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