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Engineering Electrical Engineer

Noblesville, IN
April 17, 2020

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Glen Gray

**** ********** *****, ***********, ******* 46062

Home: 317-***-**** Cell: 626-***-****

Objective: Continue to develop and grow as a senior leader in the motorsports industry. Professional Experience

Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) – Part time (January 2020 to present) Vice President – European Drag Racing Commission

• Part time position assisting in the leadership of the development of new technical rules as well as competition policies and procedures for the FIA European Drag Racing National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) (August 2008 to present) Technical Administrative Executive, September 2018 to present

• Oversee all technical department projects and new part evaluations

• Manage all technical department race event strategies

• Lead the development of rules in all drag racing categories. Create and manage the technical department budget

• Develop strategies for the on-going training of over (700) technical officials throughout North America

• Lead the development of drag racing vehicle safety related initiatives. Provide technical support on all accident investigations

Vice President Technical Operations, August 2008 to September 2018

• Managed the development and enforcement of technical rules for four professional drag racing categories and over a hundred amateur and exhibition classes

• Primary technical interface to automotive manufacturers, racing product manufacturers, sponsors, team owners, crew chiefs and the media

• Initiated and managed the relocation of the NHRA Technical Department Headquarters from Glendora, CA to Brownsburg, IN to be in close proximity to professional drag race teams

• Improved overall NHRA technical capabilities by creating a previous non-existent engineering organization within the Technical Department

Delco Electronics/Delphi Automotive Systems, Kokomo, IN (August 1983 to August 2008) Motorsports Engineering Manager, August 1996 to August 2008

• Effectively led a team of software, mechanical; and electrical engineers involved in the development of complex electronics products used in motorsports worldwide

• Engineering and sales contact to all race teams, engine builders and race series sanctioning bodies

• Managed all business-related issues as it pertained to the sale of racing electronics. Supported motorsports safety initiatives in several race series through the use of electronics and crash sled testing

• Developed and implemented strategies for using engineering involvement in motorsports to increase positive marketing exposure

• Traveled globally and extensively to support motorsports programs

• Supported motorsports safety initiatives in several race series through the use of electronics and crash sled testing

Motorsports Awards:

• 2005 and 2007 winner of the Louis Schwitzer Award for innovation and engineering excellence in the field of race car design for the Indianapolis 500

• Winner of the 2005 Herb Porter Indianapolis Motor Speedway Memorial Award for innovation, technical advancement, or other accomplishments that enhance the philosophies and goals of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Engineering Manager - Instrumentation Engineering, June 1995 to August 1996

• Successfully managed a large multi-disciplined engineering organization consisting of 40 engineers and 5 managers involved in the design and manufacture of advanced on-vehicle instrumentation products used to develop automobiles and their electronics (Disciplines included: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Program Management and Customer Support)

• Instrumentation Business Segment Team Leader responsible for directing Operations, Sales and Engineering in the formation and implementation of business strategies for the Instrumentation product line consisting of over 100 products sold in 52 countries

• Significantly reduced overall engineering costs by negotiating engineering service contracts with customers

• Developed and documented detailed five year technical and business strategies Systems and Customer Support Manager - Instrumentation Engineering, May 1991 to June 1995

• Led Systems and Customer Support engineers involved in Development Instrumentation Engineering projects

• Responsible for managing the development of system requirements for the Development Instrumentation product line

• Formed and led monthly Instrumentation User Group meetings to improve General Motors car division customer relations and consolidate their requirements Program Manager - Instrumentation Engineering, September 1989 to May 1991

• Developed and maintained over 40 achievement plans and organized and directed weekly program reviews

• Customer interface on all program issues

• Interface between Engineering and Manufacturing on all program issues Systems Engineer - Instrumentation Engineering, October 1987 to September 1989

• Developed customer requirements for Instrumentation products

• Led the resolution of all customer application problems

• Provided training to customers on the use of Instrumentation products and supported customer vehicle development trips

Electrical Engineer - Instrumentation Engineering, August 1983 to October 1987

• Designed complex data acquisition and microprocessor emulation tools as well as vehicle simulation tools used in the development of automotive electronics

• Developed and managed processes for contracting all vehicle simulator projects Education

Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN

Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering Technology Additional Training

Delphi: Quality Engineering I and II, Program Management for Engineers References

Available upon request

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