command fighter avionics functional manager resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Dedicated 22-year United States Air Force professional with diverse experience as a senior leader, supervisor, trainer, human resource manager and program manager developed through increasingly responsible positions in large, complex, and diverse organizations. Recognized by senior personnel as a multi-disciplined leader and team player capable of thriving in a fast- paced environment requiring executive-level coordination with internal and external organizations. Extensive experience communicating orally and in writing with a diverse audience including senior executive officials. Operational leader and manager recognized for initiating positive environments where employees thrive and succeed. Multitasking professional with exceptional composure and poise. Expert in leading and forming teams, Project and Product management.

Competencies & Skills
  • Employee Development
  • Employee Coaching and Motivation
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Managing Operations and Efficiency
  • Scheduling and Coordinating
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Goal Setting
  • Team Building
  • Revenue Forecasting
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem Resolution
  • Budget Management
  • Training and Development
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Team Leadership
  • Performance Tracking and Evaluation
  • Project Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Professional and Courteous
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • Fiscal Management
  • Inter-Department Collaboration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Unit Oversight
  • Strategic Planning
  • Time Management
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • MS Office
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Business Analysis and Reporting
  • Decision Making
Education and Training
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University , Expected in 01/2020 Bachelor of Science : Technical Management - GPA :

Magna Cum Laude

  • Magna cum laude graduate
Community College of the Air Force , Expected in 01/2019 Professional Manager Certification : - GPA :
Community College of the Air Force , Expected in 01/2011 Associate of Applied Science : Human Resource Management - GPA :
Community College of the Air Force , Expected in 01/2010 Associate of Applied Science : Avionics Systems Technology - GPA :
Project Managemente Institute , Expected in Project Management Professional : Project Management - GPA :
Professional Experience
Headquarters 19th Air Force, Joint Base - Command Fighter Avionics Functional Manager
City, STATE, 04/2020 - Current
  • Key strategic leader responsible to the command's four avionics career fields' personnel and aircraft maintenance support equipment worth over 11.1-billion dollars
  • Responsible for the professional development, readiness and mission effectiveness of more than 550 maintenance professionals supporting over 1,400 aircraft across eight training base installations
  • Advocated a major avionics system upgrade program for 442 T-6A Pilot Trainer Aircraft, the awarded 906-million dollar program will modernize and sustain the Air Force's pilot training requirements for the next 27 years
  • Analyzed complex aircraft support equipment data and identified key process inefficiencies that were effecting part sustainment across the Air Force's component repair network. Implemented change requests that corrected and maximized aircraft part production levels that restored several supply chain disruptions
US Forces Afghanistan - Deployed Squadron Superintendent & Air Advisor
City, STATE, 04/2019 - 04/2020
  • Senior Enlisted Leader to a deployed Squadron comprised of over 75 members from five coalition nations and three different
    U.S. Department of Defense services; executing a 1.7-billion dollar security assistance program. Primary Air Advisor to
    Afghanistan Air Force's Senior Leaders, providing direction, training, and professional development of over 2,000 members.
  • Highlighted the importance of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality to Afghan Air Force Leaders through targeted key
    leadership engagements leading to their first-ever Female Squadron Commander and Attack Pilot
  • Provided key leadership insight to help the command reduce the amount of Airman assigned to a 1-year deployed
    position. Successfully merged three operational units into one lean and cohesive unit reducing the 1-year requirements
    by 99 percent while maintaining mission capacity and effectiveness
  • Awarded the Bronze Star for exemplary Leadership, personal endeavor, and devotion to duty that enabled the safe
    execution of over 200 high-risk missions critical to the Afghanistan's 2019 Presidential Election and national security
Squadron - Squadron Superintendent, Test Support
City, STATE, 05/2017 - 04/2019
  • Senior Enlisted Leader and manager to a diverse squadron comprised of 78 members across 25 different career specialties.
    Directed all maintenance, special engineering projects, long-range planning, Information Technology sustainment and
    projects in direct support of the Department of Defense's sole air-to-air missile live-fire testing program. Oversaw 1.9-million
    dollar annual budget and managed over 58-million dollars in special equipment and facilities
  • Managed a special electronic warfare support project for a 3.3-billion dollar Department of Defense research,
    development, and test program for advance fighter aircraft's weapon deployment
  • Director for over 230 operational, test and evaluation engineering projects that generated over 880-thousand dollars
    and reduced wasted labor by 2,900 hours annually
Th Maintenance Squadron - Lead Production Superintendent
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 05/2017
  • Led 6 production superintendents, 380 assigned personnel, and 17 work-centers managing all maintenance actions and priorities for fleet of 27 B-1B Bomber aircraft worth over 8.6-billion dollars
  • Responsible for all long-range aircraft maintenance planning, training focus areas, and personnel administration actions
  • Managed aircraft fleet health through implementation of all time-complaint programs, upgrade projects, and change requests from inception to completion
  • Managed the B-1's major inspection program transition from a calendar date to a flight hour interval
  • Successfully implemented changes enabled over 9,000 repair actions and provided the fleet an additional 4,800 flight hours annually
  • Utilized new and existing industry innovation to support additive manufacturing initiatives that generated over three- million dollars in revenue annually; creating a new local source of organically repaired aircraft parts
  • Applied leadership experience and rapid coordination of supply chain constraints mitigated several long-term down deployed aircraft, and maximized mission generation for weapons system deployment
  • Sole organization in command to achieve a "Highly Effective Mission Execution"rating during a 2016 command-level unit evaluation inspection
28th Maintenance Squadron - Avionics Flight Chief
City, STATE, 12/2013 - 08/2015
  • Enlisted Leader for a team of 80 B-1B Avionics Technicians providing an aircraft specialty repair section, responsible for 25 avionics test stations and associated support equipment worth 66-million dollars
  • Managed Ellsworth's largest maintenance supply chain account worth 219-million dollars
  • Oversaw aircraft part life-cycle repair times, managed test station calibrations, inspections and overhauls to meet or exceed healthy supply levels across the B-1 Enterprise
  • Analyzed historical maintenance data, labor constraints and industry best practices to increase annual production by over 300% in first year assigned to position
  • Advanced team dynamics, conflict resolution and exceptional resource management techniques drove command's highest levels of test and repair capability standards
  • Team was named "Center of Excellence" for eight high-demand, low density aircraft parts, totaling 75% of the enterprises' repair network integration
  • Managed 101-million dollar enhanced radar software upgrade projects for the aircraft system and back-shop test equipment
USAF, Air Force Recruiting Service - Enlisted and Officer Accessions Recruiter
City, STATE, 04/2006 - 09/2009
  • Responsible for filling annual Air Force manpower requirements by accessing qualified civilian, and prior service applicants
  • Establishes, maintains, and evaluates effective marketing & publication relations programs within assigned local area
  • Screens and prepares applicant's human resource qualification factors, academic testing, medical physicals, and case file documentation
  • Strong work ethic and effective oral communications abilities led to never missing an assigned recruiting goal or objective
  • Consistently above 115% of annual recruiting goal led to five selections as silver badge recruiter (Top 15% recruiter)
  • Embraced the strong values of diversity & inclusion paving the way helping the Air Force achieve its most diverse corps of Airman since its inception in 1947
  • Simultaneously managed and exceeded at two major recruiting programs (Officer & Enlisted Accessions) as a Top-Tier Recruiter
  • Achieved an astonishing 700% in enlisted goals and 350% in officer accessions applications, over 95% of assigned/trained USAF Recruiters are only assigned to one of these missions

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School Attended

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Community College of the Air Force
  • Project Managemente Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Command Fighter Avionics Functional Manager
  • Deployed Squadron Superintendent & Air Advisor
  • Squadron Superintendent, Test Support
  • Lead Production Superintendent
  • Avionics Flight Chief
  • Enlisted and Officer Accessions Recruiter


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Professional Manager Certification
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Project Management Professional

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