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Technical Writer Engineering

Long Beach, CA
November 10, 2019

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Perkins James Drake

*** **** *** ** **** ***, Long Beach, CA 90802



Obtain a Technical Editor and Writer #2024 position within your organization that capitalizes on my Writing, Presentation, Supply Chain, Production Control, Scheduling, MES, ERP, MRP-APICS training, Business and Management training, Assembly Planning expertise, Engineering talents, and leadership skills.


Eighteen years of experience working as a Technical Writer/Production Planner, Coordinator, Aircraft Assembly Mechanic at the Boeing Company

Highly skilled in planning and writing production activities in accordance to product assignments and available capacity

In depth knowledge of performing Capacity planning, Fabrication Planning, Section Planning, and Out-Processing

Hands on experience in managing all activities keeping in mind the physical constraints on the job


Noted for results, reducing production times, increasing company profits

Facilitated highly technical concepts to audiences with varying degrees of knowledge and abilities

Designed Employee Involvement training and taught course materials on Employee Involvement techniques and results

Created, wrote, and implemented instruments to teach, train, and inform employees and management about the workings of the Employee Performance Program incentive plan

PBM trained, Project Management training, Working knowledge of the AS9100 Quality Standard

Microsoft Office Suite abilities, Graduate of the Leadership Long Beach Program, Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in Employee Involvement Program techniques

Saved the Boeing Company an average of over $2Milliion a year through cost saving and reductions as Coordinator of the Employees Performance Program from 1997 through 2011

EXPERIENCE Boeing Company – Long Beach, CA February 1988

– 2015 and Self Improvement Consultant 2015-Present

Self Improvement Consultant 2015-Present

Meet with clients to discuss needs and goals

Develop strategies and plans for clients

Keep records of client progress

Meet with and evaluate clients

Adjust clients’ goal strategies as needed

Technical Writer/Production Planner

Managed efficiency of manufacturing operations by reviewing available data

Wrote instructions, for assembly, rework, and operations plans

Compiled regular production schedules, wrote bill of materials, and tooling orders

Analyzed routing to ensure accuracy at all times

Tracked production process, disposition scrap parts, and wrote rework instructions

Maintained inventory, ordered parts and assemblies using Continuous Improvement and lean

Performed capacity planning and shop order releases using ERP systems and other Electronic Systems

Prepared detailed updates for report generation using Computer Tools MS Office, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Utilized Systems, Applications & Products (SAP) in Data Processing to produce Assembly Outlines

Employee Performance Program (EPP) Coordinator

Assisted the Joint Executive Committee for Employee Involvement, wrote, managed and administered the EPP Plan for the Program C-17

Managed projects related to EPP, met work standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer service standards, resolved operational problems, and indentifying work process improvements

Created, coordinated, planned, maintained, published, revised, improved, modified, and distributed the EPP Summary Reports monthly.

Provided technical guidance, presentations, training, and support to Executive Committee and affected employees

Acted as liaison between management, union leadership, and affected employees

Aircraft Assembly Mechanic

Assembled, functioned, and installed electrical components, rigging controls and systems that actuate aircraft structures

Read schematics, interpreted blueprints and other specifications to determine location, identity, and relationship of parts

Laid out parts and assemblies per blue print, then drill and installed

Performed flight functions and actuated aircraft systems


Bachelor’s degree in Business Education – University of Redlands

Certificate in Legal Writing – California State University Long Beach


Good understanding of the manufacturing environment

Excellent skills in written and verbal communication

Ability to work in a team

Excellent analytic and problem solving skills

Proficiency with PC applications

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

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