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Engineer Manager

Location:
Palm Harbor, FL
Posted:
September 26, 2020

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RESUME

Robert C. Chester Project, Program, Engineering Mgt.

*** ****** ***** ***********, **********

Palm Harbor, Fl. 34683 Avionics, Communications,

adgfl6@r.postjobfree.com Radar, ATE, Test, Logistics

727-***-****(Home) Simulators & Trainers

727-***-****(Cell) Systems IV&V, Quality

EDUCATION

New York City Community College, Pre-Engineering.

Queens Borough Community College, Pre-Engineering.

New York Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, Dean's

List.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE, CLEARANCE, CERTIFICATION

-I held a Top Secret Clearance-SCI Poly (inactive).

-I am Green Belt Six-Sigma certified.

-IPC 610, 620 experience.

-Auditing Experience in IS09001, ISO13485, CMMI, AS9100, IEEE.

-Program Management, Test Management, Engineering Management, Logistics Management, Project Engineering, Quality Assurance, Systems Management.

-Experience in Development, Production, ATE, Test and Evaluation, Quality, Avionics, Shipboard, Space Systems, Communications, Tactical Radios, Radar, RF Amplifiers, GPS, Crypto, COMSEC, Classified, Simulators & Trainers (ASV, Apache, Abrams, Bradley).

-Experience in ISO9001, ISO13485, QSR, CMI, AS9100, IEEE, IPDS, EVMS,

Six-Sigma, Cost/Schedule Performance, SAP,ILS, SOW, TEMP, SEMP, ICD, CIDs, PIDs, DOORS, System Requirements, PDR, CDR, TRR, IETM, Manuals, PCA.

CUSTOMERS

NAVAIR, NAVSEA, NSWC, SPARWAR, US Army (PEO STRI, PEO ASH), US Air Force, NSA, SOF, CENTCOM, Raytheon, Lockheed, Boeing, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman, Harris, DRS, DJI, Rockwell Collins, Middle East Countries, Europe.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Pinnacle Corp.,for Carpenter Dynamet Clearwater, Florida(08/19-Present): (Contract)

(Quality Engineer):

My responsibility is performing Quality Assurance tasks:

-Experience in Work Instructions (generation, revisions, review and approval).

-Experience in maintaining Training Records.

-Experience in Initial Training of new employees.

-Experience in performing Audits.

-Experience in generation and approval of Quality Records.

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Verify Corp.,for GD-OTS St.Petersburg, Florida(10/18-12/18): (Contract)

Contractor Consultant (Quality Department):

My responsibility was performing Supplier Quality tasks:

-Experience in SDRL review and approval.

-Experience in generation and approval of Quality Inspection Plans.

-Experience in generation and approval of Quality Inspection Records.

-Experience contacting Suppliers for missing, data deficiencies.

-Experience in GD-OTS Share Point, Windchill Systems.

-Review, approve Test Documents, Test Data.

SEI Corp., Clearwater, Florida(4/15-9/18):

Project/Quality Engineer:

My responsibility is performing Project Management tasks:

-Experience in Medical, Defense Systems, ISO 13485, QSR, Quality

Manual, procedures and processes.

-Responsible for all Testing, QA Processes and Procedures, and

Configuration Management.

-Witness, Review, approval of all testing efforts.

-Representative at all Design Reviews, Customer meetings.

-Responsible for CARs, SCARs.

-Responsible for maintaining documentation.

-Responsible for Configuration Management (ECRs, ECOs, CCB).

CAE CORP., Tampa, Florida (6/14-4/15): (Contract)

Quality Assurance Engineer:

My responsibility was performing Quality Assurance, auditing tasks associated with the design, development, build, integration, test process and acceptance of Flight, Training, Maintenance Simulators

(KC-135, C130).

I was responsible for the following:

-Requirements mapping to processes, procedures (CMMI, ISO, IEEE,

AS9100).

-DOORS requirements additions, deletions, changes.

-Review and approval of CDRLS, SDRLS, Design Documents.

-Attend CCB, SCCB meetings.

-Conduct Process and Product audits.

-Review and approval of Manufacturing Orders.

-Assisted the QA inspector when required.

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HONEYWELL CORP., Clearwater, Florida (9/11-12/13):

Program Quality Assurance Engineer:

My responsibility was performing Quality Assurance tasks associated with the design, development, build, integration, test and acceptance of Space hardware.

I was responsible for the following:

-Participated in all Design Reviews and Customer meetings, reviews.

-Approved Design electrical and mechanical drawings.

-Approved Manufacturing Instructions, Layouts, Test documents.

-Attended weekly Team, CCB, Tier meetings.

-Interfaced with internal & external customers.

-Generated PMR, PDR, CDR QE presentations.

-Generated, tracked Corrective Action Reports (CARs).

-Generated Subcontractor CARs (SCARs).

-Performed CAPA analysis.

-Generated QA Processes and Procedures.

-Performed Root Cause Analysis using the 5 Whys.

-Provided QA support to the Manufacturing floor.

-Reviewed and approved Engineering Design Changes (ECOs).

YULISTA CORP., Huntsville, Alabama (9/10-9/11):

Senior Project Engineer:

My responsibility was the supervision of the design, development, build, integration, test and acceptance of an Armed Scout Helicopter (Kiowa) for the US Army (PM-ASH).

I was responsible for the following:

-Lead the mechanical, electrical, design efforts of various helicopter

Subassemblies and wire harnesses reviews.

-Participated in all engineering design reviews.

-Approved all electrical and mechanical drawings.

-Responsible for all subcontractor tasks on this program.

-Interfaced with internal & external customers.

-Coordinated with the Systems, Test, Logistics, Production departments.

-Chaired weekly engineering status meetings.

-Participated in all IPT teams.

-Participated in all design reviews with the US Army (i.e PDR, CDR, TRR

reviews).

DEI CORP., Winter Park, Florida (6/08-10/09):

Senior Project Engineer, Program Manager:

My responsibility was the supervision of the design, development, build, integration, test and acceptance of Simulators & Trainers for the US Army (PEO STRI). The projects were the Land based Armored Security Vehicle, (ASV), Bradley, CMT/CMT-A (Apache),and M1A1 Abrams Tank.

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I was responsible for the following:

-Lead the mechanical, electrical, software design efforts of the LRU

assemblies.

-Responsible for all mechanical, electrical, software designs.

-Interfaced with internal & external customers.

-Responsible for Risk/Opportunities Management.

-Coordinated with the Test, Logistics, Production departments.

-Responsible for Program Authorization (PAD) documentation.

-Coordinated & tracking of the Purchasing efforts.

-Set-up of Production efforts for tracking status, production build

flow process, etc.

-Experience with Production, Manufacturing Engineering.

-Budget & Schedule responsibility (EVMS).

-Process improvement (Value Stream events).

-Training of less experienced personnel.

-Chaired weekly Engineering & Production meetings.

-System requirements responsibility.

-Responsibility as a Test Director (ATP, Test Reports, Deficiency Report

data base).

-Generated SOWs, WBSs,BOEs.

-Responsible for CDRL & SDRL deliveries.

-Participated in CCB meetings, approval sign-offs.

DRS, Largo, Florida (1/06-11/07):

Program Manager:

My main responsibilities at DRS, were the Program Management tasks for the integration, production and test of Radar systems (Navigation, Surveillance, Border), Communications equipment and pedestals for: SPARWAR, NAVSEA, BOEING, HONEYWELL, Lockheed, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Rhodes & Swartz and other DRS divisions.

I was responsible for the following:

-Financial cost tracking (EVMS,P/L, ETC, EAC, CPI, SPI, etc.)

-Schedule tracking

-Generated SOWs

-Revenue forecasts

-Chairman of Production Status & Failure Review Board (FRB)

Meetings.

-New business, quote estimates, etc.

-Weekly Test and Production status reviews with other DRS divisions.

-Monthly Cost, Schedule status presentations to upper management.

-Main interface between DRS and its customers.

-Transition of Communication, Radar products from other DRS

divisions to DRS Largo.

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Engineering Manager/Test Manager:

I was responsible for the following:

-Test, Configuration Management, Mechanical Departments.

-Production Test of all Communication, Radar equipment

for all Programs.

-Engineering Management for all Programs.

-Schedules, Budgets, Manpower Forecasts.

-Time sheets, Reviews, Raises, Training.

European Air Defense Systems (EADS), Orlando, Florida (8/05- 12/05) (Contract):

Test Program Set (TPS) Project Engineer:

My main responsibility was the design, development,

integration, sell off of test program sets (software,

hardware for the US Navy’s FA18, H60 aircraft on the CASS

test station. Software was developed using the ATLAS

test language.

Raytheon Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida (6/94-10/04):

Test Engineering Manager, Project Engineer, Logistics Manager:

My main responsibility was the design, development, integration, sell-off of test equipment, test program sets for factory, military testing of Raytheon produced circuit cards, assemblies, systems.

Experience in Communications (Satellite, GPS, Radio to Radio), Switching systems. Crypto and Classified communications.

Also involved with Environmental equipment (including functional test).

Tasks consisted of the following:

-Design, development, integration, sell-off of Factory test equipment, test programs for:

* Functional testing (RF, Power Supply, Digital)

* In-circuit testing

* Testability analysis (functional, in-circuit)

* Ditmco testing

-Experience in Logistics (Logistics manager (NAVSEA program), IETM, technical manuals.

-Supervision of twenty (20) engineers, technicians and aides.

-Preparation of test specifications, Test Requirements Documents (TRDs),

and test/acceptance procedures.

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DME Corporation, Orlando, Florida (11/93-6/94): (Contract)

Project Engineer:

My main responsibility was the design, development, integration, sell-off & verification of Test Program Set (TPS) software and hardware for the testing of C130 Gunship systems (LRUs) on E & S Corp. built (RFMETS) Automatic Test Equipment (ATE).

Experience in the following:

-Design, development, integration, sell-off and verification of SOF

C130 Gunship TPS software and hardware.

-Generation of HW/SW specifications.

-ATLAS test language.

-Supervised engineers, technicians and aides.

-Prepared schedules, budgets and manpower forecasts.

-Interfaced with the customer and the quality assurance, manufacturing, test departments, etc.

Hercules Defense Electronic Systems, Clearwater, Florida (4/83-4/93):

Engineering/Program Manager, Engineering Section Head, Engineering Staff Consultant:

My main responsibility was the design, development, integration,

sell-off & verification of Test Program Set (TPS) software and

hardware for the testing of F4, F18,F111 Avionic systems & sub-

systems (WRAs, SRAs)on Harris/Hercules built Automatic Test Equipment.

Experience in the following:

-Design, development, integration and validation of Avionic TPS software

and hardware.

-Developed Test Requirements Document (TRD).

-TPS Field Site Team Leader (Japan, Canada).

-Interfaced with customer, quality assurance, manufacturing, etc.

-New business development (Proposal Manager-Technical & Cost, pre-

Solicitation conferences, review & analysis of RFP, generation of Job

Analysis for QE quoting, run QE and scrub, bid strategy, presentations.



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