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Harrisonburg, VA
February 18, 2020

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Bradley Martin - pg. * of *


Elkton, VA 22801


PROJECT MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT Project Operations Manager and United States Navy Veteran with 20+ years as a proven leader and manager able to multi-task projects and assignments, placing the right personnel and resources as needed to meet internal and external requirements. Possess a comprehensive background in project management, operations management, process improvements, quality assurance, data analytics, and training and development derived from domestic and global operations. Record of success managing large-scale repair and maintenance projects to expand organizational objectives, develop capabilities, support growth, and contribute to ongoing improvement and organizational alignment. Skilled at schedules and performance with the ability to deliver quality results. Proven ability to combine vision and ingenuity with well-developed project management and leadership qualities to support critical operations. Career supported by an Associate of Science in Maintenance Management, and the current pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts in History.

• Quality Assurance

• Training Development

• Process Improvement

• Project Management

• Cross-Functional Leadership

• Asset Management

• Maintenance Management

• Team Building

• Strategic Problem Solving


Merck & Co. – Elkton, VA

Infrastructure Maintenance Manager April 2019 – Current Supervised 36 union maintenance personnel across 3 work centers to support managing systems, maintenance and improvement of plant facilities and processes.

Supervises and coordinates maintenance activities of mechanical, electrical, and HVAC operations

Develops, schedules, and executes a preventative maintenance program across 10 maintenance activities

Provides oversight to work in progress and at completion to ensure standards and safety are maintained

Recommends plans and implementations needed to improve maintenance efficiency United States Navy – Various Global Locations

Training & Submarine Division Head 2017 – 2019

Senior team lead on the Submarine Afloat Operational Safety Assessment (AOSA) team, a worldwide deployable team tasked with assessing the safety culture and maintenance practices of submarine crews at NAVAL Safety Center (Norfolk, VA).

Provided training on safety standards for 649 personnel throughout the fleet, assessed 28 submarines; improved overall culture of safety for the department and entire fleet

Led 100+ hours of classroom instruction on various maintenance and administrative program requirements

Led a complete revision of the Submarine Safety Officer Course, AOSA master data base, and 9 program assessment checklists, which improved assessment practices for the organization Mechanical Repair Division Head 2014 – 2017

Supervised 14 Supervisors and 186 maintenance personnel across 11 work centers in over 2.5K submarine and surface ship repairs totaling 126K man-hours on the USS FRANK CABLE (AS40) in Guam.

Led multiple inter-divisional projects, which led to increased camaraderie between work centers

Acting Repair Officer oversaw preparations for a critical global operation; ensured operational readiness for 700 personnel and maintenance for 4 submarines

Provided professional and personal mentorship to assigned employees, which increased participation in professional development; led to a 20% improvement in professional advancement rate within the Repair Department

Integrated maintenance process improvements for mechanical and hull repair divisions, led to a 40% performance improvement rate for 14 Machinery Repair Work Centers encompassing 40K production man-hours Crane and Rigging / Maintenance Division Head 2013 – 2014 Supervised and managed 102 Union personnel to supply all crane and rigging operations for submarine maintenance while overseeing the maintenance and annual certification of 120+ cranes throughout SUBASE Kings Bay.

Led preparations of the department for a Navy Crane Center Audit, ensuring the department received the highest grade possible

Investigated labor, costs, and process variation with the Base Operations Service Contract; led to critical cost savings

Implemented program improvements, which reduced the crane accidents-to-lift ratio to .001% out of 17K lifts

Initiated, negotiated, and implemented 2 base operating services contract modifications totaling over $3.1M per year

Directed the maintenance and annual certification programs for 124 cranes; met all operational requirements Bradley Martin - pg. 2 of 3

Project Manager 2012 – 2013

Planned and led all repair projects for Ballistic Missile Submarines (SSBNs). Provide oversight and direction to the combined military and civilian workforce both directly and via the first, second, and third line managers. Managed the production resources of work force distributed over 8 departments (900 employees) functioning as the Lead Maintenance Activity at TRIDENT Refit Facility (TRF, Kings Bay).

Project Superintendent for 950+ jobs totaling 68K man hours over three maintenance periods

Filled in as the Project Manager for a critical maintenance project on a national asset, while concurrently leading other assigned projects; led to the on-time completion of both projects

Defined, planned, developed, and executed maintenance projects performed by TRF on submarines in an efficient manner with high level of quality executed in the completion of the project. Includes complex management and coordination of a broad range of actions extending throughout the Lead maintenance Activity and to external Navy commands and private industry

Analyze new and changing operational schedules, maintenance plans, and technical requirements to determine near and long-term actions and requirements to maintain project schedules in an efficient, effective, and economical manner to ensure the quality is met when completing a project on time and on budget

Quality Assurance Manager 2011 – 2012

Managed technical accuracy of all Quality Assurance (QA) training programs, QA maintenance documentation, and work packages at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL).

Coordinated a 36K+ man-hour maintenance period, totaling 45 personnel over 4 work centers; maintained a comprehensive database covering all assigned work, which led to the success of the maintenance period

Supervised a diverse team of 39 maintenance personnel; ensured 31 operational evolutions were executed without incident during a 5-month overseas operation

Oversaw a training and qualification program, which enabled the success of a fast-paced operations schedule; received a 100% rating on an Operational Readiness Evaluation

Quality Assurance Assistant Manager 2010 – 2011

Led Quality Assurance (QA) operations for an engineering team during global operations at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL).

Led training and maintenance in preparation for an Operational Readiness Evaluation; ensured accuracy for all QA records and documentation

Evaluated training programs and identified deficiencies; revamped training program to ensure alignment with training directives, which increased overall training effectiveness

Engineering Department Head 2008 – 2010

Supervised and managed 3 Engineering Supervisors and 29 Engineers in maintenance and engineering systems operations of the only active duty operated and maintained Dry Dock (ARCO ARDM 5).

Spearheaded and overcame obstacles during a $26 million Service Craft Overhaul; led a demanding support schedule with arduous crew-preparation and maintenance schedule

Mentored and motivated assigned team members, which increased professional development participation; led to a 60% increase in professional advancement opportunities for Engineering Department personnel

Conducted repairs on critical docking systems; improved the department’s ability to meet the organization’s docking availability requirements and led to the organization being awarded an Efficiency Award

Led preparations for 3 diesel inspections, 2 crane certifications, and a maintenance and material management system inspection; led to above average scores for all reviews and an Efficiency Award for the department

Provided Quality Assurance oversight for all repairs, which included initiating investigations and repairs on a faulty configuration change; prevented damages to the dock’s emergency diesel Lead Auxiliary Mechanic Instructor 2006-2008

Supervised and managed 5 Engineering Instructors teaching courses of instruction covering maintenance and engineering systems operations at TRIDENT Training Facility (TTF), Kings Bay.

Aggressively pursued Master Training Specialist, qualifying 6 months ahead of assigned track

Lead Instructor for Refrigeration, Diesel Maintenance, High Pressure Air Compressor Maintenance, and 8 other mechanic courses.

Oversaw the instruction and course administration of 75+ courses of instruction over a 2 year period Lead Auxiliary Mechanic 1999-2006

Supervised and managed 3 First Line Supervisors and 16 personnel in all auxiliary maintenance and engineering systems operations onboard the USS RHODE ISLAND SSBN 740(B).

As Shift Supervisor, routinely led 43 personnel in daily shift operations

Expertly planned, executed, and coordinated all auxiliary maintenance over 5 industrial periods, averaging 45K man-hours each

Mentored and motivated assigned team members, which increased professional development participation; led to a 95% increase in professional advancement and 100% retention for Engineering Department personnel Bradley Martin - pg. 3 of 3


Bachelor of Arts in History Thomas Edison State University In Pursuit (Spring 2020 Graduation) Associate of Science in Maintenance Management Thomas Edison State University (Trenton, NJ) High School Diploma Edgewood High School (Trenton, OH) Master Training Specialist Certification

Submarine Quality Assurance Manager Certification

Quality Assurance Inspector Certification


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