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Electronic Field Tech / Test Support

Yuma, AZ, 85365
August 28, 2012

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K. Herring

E-mail: ******@*******.***

OBJECTIVE: To be an asset to the future growth of your company.

Summary: Offering over 20 years of Purchasing and Materials experience for Military and Commercial companies in a production support environment.

Areas of

EXPERTISE: 22 Years of Purchasing

20 Years Materials, Inventory and Production Control

08 Years Plant Management

08 Years Consulting

Daily interface with foreign nationals: Brazil, France, Germany, England,

Netherlands, Korea, Canada and Mexico.

Military (DAR/FAR), commercial and custom component buying.

To include test equipment, PCB design and fabrication, aluminum and

Ductile iron castings, tooling, etc.

Contract negotiations, vendor selection, deciphering BOMs and blueprints,

Cost Reductions, budgets, form design, records management, (MRP, DRP,

JIT), etc.

Daily use of: Windows, Word, Excel, lotus, ask man/man, APICS, BPICS,

AS-400, Visual, Oracle, Access, ESIS, Adobe, Vista, Internet and

Proprietary software.

Education: AWC Yuma, Arizona

Associates Degree/Business Admin. Graduated: 2001

AssocDeg/Bus Mgmt. Graduated: 2003

Assoc Gen Ed

Graduated: 2006

LaCosechaRecipient Awarded: 2007

Pima Community College Tucson, Arizona

Bus Spanish Fall 1984

American Production and Inventory Control Society June 1984

APICS) Master Planning Workshop Tucson Chapter

Wooddridge HS 1976

Required classes with emphasis on Math and Science


Training: Harshaw Nuclear Electronics Port Everglades Station, Fl

Ohms Law, PCB stuffing, PCB testing and QA. 1976-1982

Hybrid Electronics (trained by Motorola Engr: William Shibbler) 1980-1982

Employment: Ariston, LLC/EPG (Govt. Contractor) Yuma, Az 09/11-04/12

Computer OperatorIII (Comp&Data Analyst, FieldTech)

With 15+ years of Microsoft Office application software experience, compiled databases and input test data into databases. Processed, completed and finalized all test data generated in the field.

Garnered technical information and processes from the Test Engineers, as well as the Test Officers by working in the field and applied the information to the validity of the test data.

VETS, LLC/EPG (Govt. Contractor) Yuma, Az 12/09-09/11

Computer Operator III (Computer&Data Analyst,Field Tech)

Processed complicated and involved tests to include Compatibility and Blue Comms tests on a daily basis, act as Data Lead in supervisors’ absence and 8 plus years of management experience.

NewTec/EPG (Govt. Contractor) Yuma, Az 04/09-12/09

Computer Operator

Process compatibility and blue comms tests, contact Test Engineers, Officers and Technicians with questions regarding test/test plan, act as Data Lead in supervisors absence and QA’d work of others.

Yuma Union High School District #70 Yuma, Az 2005-2009

Substitute Teacher, Special Services Aide, Admin. Secretary

Substituted all disciplines, except foreign language: at all learning levels.

Worked as a one-on-one aide addressing individuals needs. As an Admin.

Secretary worked with various departments processing large volumes of

information in various formats: budget reports, annual reviews, writing grants.

Yuma Private Industry Council Yuma, Az 2000-2004

Paraprofessional, Para-educator, Customer Service Representative

Tutored: Math and Science; Taught: Technology, Music, Health and PE.

American Meter Company Imperial, Ca 1997-1999

Master Scheduler/Purchasing Agent/Plant Manager

Master scheduled, planned, bought and expedited all raw materials for natural gas

regulators. 90% 1st pass on ISO 9000-9003. Filled in as Plant Mgr when needed.

Yuma School Transportation Yuma, Az 1994-1996

Bus Driver/Summer CDL Instructor/Inventory Control

Transported children safely. Bought, expedited and inventoried parts for the auto-

otive shop.

Foxworth-Galbrath Lumber Company Yuma, Az 1992-1994

Purchasing Agent

Planned, scheduled, ordered, expedited and inventoried all lumber, contractor sup-

plies and special orders.

Arizona Imports Yuma, Az 1990-1992

Parts Manager

Planned, ordered, expedited, inventoried, shipped and received all automotive parts

for the retail and service divisions.

Bose Corpoation Yuma, Az 1989-1990

Purchasing Agent

Planned, scheduled and ordered all raw materials for production in Mexico.

EECO/Maxi-Switch Corporation Phoenix, Az 1987-1989

Purchasing Agent

Master scheduled, planned, bought and expedited all raw materials for production in


Memorex/Burroughs Corporation Tucson, Az 1983-1987

Senior Technical Buyer

Utilized on all commodities including fabricated parts and PCBs for: cost reductions,

sourcing, vendor selection and contract negotiations.

National Semiconductor, Inc. (Govt. Contractor) Tucson, Az 1982-1983

International Buyer

Master Scheduled, planned, bought, expedited, inventoried and shipped all internation-

al military burn-in boards.

Harshaw Nuclear Electronics/Gulf Oil (Govt. Contractor) Pt. Everglades Sta., Fl.

Purchasing Agent/Asst Plant Mgr 1976-1982

Responsible for the procurement, assembly and shipment of all nuclear detection

equipment and special orders.

Affiliations: PMA and APICS

Personal: Excellent health and willing to travel.

References: Barbara A. Billings VETS,LLC/EPG DSN:928-***-****

Email: ********@****.***

Sibylle Gonzalles Computer Scientist DSN: 520-***-****

PO Box 4725 Huachuca City, Az 85616

Ret. Lt. Col Fred Greenwood Cell:813-***-****

DSN: 858-***-****

Deputy Operations Officer 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Mirmar, Ca (works for unspecified Govt. Contractor)

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