Exceptional Project Leader with substantial experience in leading all stages of hardware projects. Motivational and an effective team leader with proficiency in USA and international projects. Adept at leading cross-functional teams and meeting objectives by strategizing effective solutions.
Ability to mentor team
Manager, 12/2004 to 12/2017
S&S Discount Beverage, Palmbay, Florida, United states
Manage day to day vendor delivery, sales activity, record the inventory and upkeep a convenience store.
Project Leader, 06/1978 to 10/2004
Harris Corporation – MELBOURNE, Florida, United States
Carefully observed progress of each project and examined risks for each project, including setting forth contingency plans.
Inspired and coached team members.
Defined responsibilities, duties, and roles of each team member.
Managed team meetings and discussed project's goals and objectives.
Planned out and executed total of 2 to 3 projects in each year.
Discovered areas of improvement by generating new tool in operational and sales reports.
Increased profits by 40% within one year through restructure of business line.
Received superior customer service satisfaction scores for 8/10 consecutive quarters.
Boosted productivity by consolidating material planning, data collecting, payroll and accounting programs into one main system.
Maximized efficiency by coaching and mentor 4 to 8 personnel on hardware principles, industry practices, company procedures and available system software.
Maintained organized, safe and clean working facility to keep productivity high and maximize customer satisfaction.
Developed and maintained relationships with each customers and supply hardware as define schedule.
Worked directly with management, project manager, quality department, software department and shipping department, and each department to brainstorm, discuss strategy and mitigate any issues.
Increased revenue streams by reducing costs, managing schedules and performing variance and risk analysis to implement corrective actions.
Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overage, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
Electrical Engineer, 06/1976 to 06/1978
INMET INC – Satellite Beach, Florida
Determined most effective approaches to new projects by reading and analyzing blueprints, drawings and sketches.
Calibrated transmitter and receiver equipment on project basis, effectively reducing downtime.
Created, aligned and optimized electrical instrumentation and testing equipment.
Improved methods for measurement, documentation and work flow management.
Performed in-depth electrical acceptance testing of completed hardware, including continuity and high-potential isolation testing.
Created electrical schematics using Auto Cad Electrical software.
Engineer, 01/1975 to 06/1976
Storage Technology – Pamlbay, Florida
Conducted card reader tests and analysis using printer equipment and tools.
Managed quality assurance and quality control requirements of card readers.
Completed as many as 20 to 30 card readers design projects each month.
Master of Science: Electrical Engineering
Florida Tech - Melbourne, FL
Bachelor of Science: Engineering Technology ( Power system and Trasmission)
Birla Engineering College - Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India
2nd year of Bsc : Science subjects
H&H B. Kotak Institute of science, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
High School Diploma
Virani High School - Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Additional Information :- Member for Safety team, Emergency team and picnic coordinator. Also taught Florida Tech. and Atlantic university students. Took active parts in NCC, Dormitory leader, special project team member and collage cafeteria’s president in India.