Configuration Control Engineer Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

AERONAUTICAL SME: Configurations, Manufacturing, Structures Full-scale aerospace specialist with 10+ years of comprehensive experience in project, reliability, and configuration engineering for military aircraft and commercial. Generated detailed close tolerance manufacturing plans for tooling, detail parts and major assemblies. Authored and developed company documentation based on customer requirements. Investigated aircraft structures/system problems which caused production delays on the floor. Used analytical skills to substantially reduce expenditures in manpower, materials, interruptions in maintenance operations and determined corrective actions. Formulated NPV spreadsheet for major projects budget and scheduling. Managed and presented presentations concerning engineering technical review changes for upper management. Knowledge of pyrotechnics and devices. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Pending. Able to obtain DoD Secret Clearance. Record of 100% Safety Compliance/No Violations and Zero Errors Despite Aggressive Schedule Demands AREAS OF STRENGTH/EXPERTISE

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, FL Expected in 2012 Master of Aeronautical Science : - GPA :
Palm Beach Community College Palm Beach, FL Expected in 2012 Associate of Arts : Science - GPA :
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, FL Expected in 2004 Bachelor of Science : Aerospace Engineering, Business Administration - GPA :
Pole Universitaire Leonard Da Vinci Paris, France , Expected in No Degree : International Business Management - GPA :
  • In-depth Regulatory Expertise
  • Worked with material Planning
  • Sale and Marketing Experience
  • Manufacturing Engineer Specialist
  • Hand tools and machinery
  • MatLab and Minitab trained
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Research and Development
Work History
Atlas Air - Configuration Control Engineer
San Bernardino, CA, 01/2017 - Current
  • Collaborate with engineers to incorporate new technologies that improve reliability, lifespan of American Airlines Fleet, and total cost of ownership while working to ensure safety, suitability, and operational efficiency.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FAA accepted parts including; standard parts, owner/operator parts, parts manufactured by repair station or other authorized engineer doing alteration in accordance with an STC or field approval, fabricated parts or commercial parts.
  • Work closely with supplier management.
  • Worked closely with customers, internal staff and other stakeholders to determine planning, implementation and integration of system-oriented projects.
  • Participated in all phases of system development life cycle, from requirements analysis through system implementation.
  • Knowledge of NX, CATIA, Enovia and SAP to manage American Airlines (AAL) aircraft detail parts, assemblies and components.
  • Ensure American Airlines fleet conforms to FAA regulatory and technical specifications particularly part 121 & 125.
  • Meticulously confirm part interchangeability (Fully or One-way Fwd), service bulletins, and illustrated parts catalogue.
  • Ensure configuration between (AAL) fleets abide by OEM requirements and specification.
  • Saved $200K by identifying parts that could be repaired that were previously classified as expendable.
  • Created and Revised OOP drawing tolerances to increase aircraft performance, reliability and maintainability.
  • Approved the use of alternate manufacturing drawings, part approval drawing or specification control drawing.
  • Mentor and train co-ops/administrative aides and lead and deliver safety onboarding for new hires, including complex scenario drills that replicate evacuations, tornadoes, fires, etc.
Cargill, Inc. - Reliability Engineer
Flora, IL, 01/2016 - 01/2017
  • Led reliability and safety assessments of aircraft systems, parts, and assemblies to confirm designs met company, industry, and regulatory reliability and safety standards.
  • Conducted reliability analyses to support program requirements and deliverables, which included reliability predictions, failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), and failure modes, effects & criticality analysis (FMECA).
  • Executed safety analyses to support program requirements and deliverables, including fault tree analyses (FTA) and system safety analyses (SSA).
  • Reviewed reliability programs and proposals submitted by suppliers to ensure that manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurances processes supported reliability and safety requirements.
  • Compiled data, research, and notes, used findings to author AAL 787 and A350 extended operations (ETOPS) manuals, and secured all appropriate approvals prior to distribution and implementation.
  • Collaborated with lab technicians to compile and produce engineering reports, pinpointed fleet issues via data mining with Excel and Pivot Tables, and supported multiple MROs in assessments.
  • Communicated with supervisor about mechanical issues causing defective product.
  • Retrieved correct materials from product inventory to perform various fabrication duties.
Cummins - Project Structures Engineer
Mishawaka, IN, 01/2011 - 01/2016
  • Operated as SME for doors and empennages for all aircraft in fleet.
  • Owned entire structural calculations using AutoCAD for part reengineering.
  • Developed and implemented structural improvements and enhancements; created engineering change orders (ECOs) to ensure compliance with FAA standards.
  • Managed system ATA, collaborated with all departments and staff at every level within Boeing, FAA, and third-party vendors.
  • Drove production and delivery of extensive reporting.
  • Saved 50% - over $300k YOY – with reduced cracking, longer life, and more reliability by working with vendor on conception and development of hinges that were FAA compliant.
  • Reduced aircraft damage and prevented delays by expediting holiday-rush season analysis and resolution of tow-bar failures that caused impact to >1,000 aircraft after evaluating data and recommending expert corrections.
  • Documented all rules, regulations, policies, and calculations for flying aircraft overseas to ensure all necessary parts were accessible at each destination.
  • Oversaw technicians and delegated duties.
  • Resolved maintenance line mechanical issues by FAA.
Kaman Aerospace - Manufacturing Engineer
City, STATE, 01/2009 - 01/2011
  • Earned lead role within five months.
  • Partnered with engineering team in design/fabrication and resolution of problems that had resulted in failures, accidents, and complaints.
  • Served as project manager for development of systems designs, implementation of complex plans and instructions, and application of strict adherence to client standards and specifications.
  • Acted as Material Review Board (MRB) representative to oversee and ensure consistent compliance.
  • Directed development and fabrication for Sikorsky Sh-60 Seahawk, Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk, Sikorsky CH-53k King stallion, Boeing 777, Boeing 767, Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye, and Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye.
  • Coordinated with OEM to resolve identified discrepancies, helped military parts details for fabrication, wrote plans for machinists/floor teams to manufacture parts, and assisted with QC.
  • Conceptualized and developed assembly process planning for new helicopter (AH-1Z) with use of Capp, supporting quality control and inspections.
  • Trained engineers in newly minted Mexico facility and large group of engineers and contractors on system.
  • Troubleshot mechanical and processing problems.
American Airlines Employee Business Resource Group (2009-Present) National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) (2008-2020) Royal Aeronautical Association (2018-2020)

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School Attended
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Palm Beach Community College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Pole Universitaire Leonard Da Vinci
Job Titles Held:
  • Configuration Control Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Project Structures Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Master of Aeronautical Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • No Degree

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