Director Of New Business (Sales and Product development ) , responsible for managing, initiation and oversight of New Product Development Programs and inside sales order entry with focus on customer interfacing. Skilled at assessing customer application and product needs through on site interview then translating into new innovations beneficial to the braze industry, respecting costs and quality guidelines.
Responsible for New products Development and sales from Ideation to launch. Generated new business by development of new products conceived through direct and indirect customer interfacing by way of problem solving critical technical and commercial issues. Accountable for market analysis ;business case scoping ; project technical and commercial qualification; product and process ideation; design engineering; vendor equipment materials sourcing and agreements; budgets ; pricing and product cost model,
Introduced several valuable new products to market, with most recent and notable being a new flux coated product line which is the #1 Strategic growth initiative launched in 2013.
Having performed all project phases unassisted, I am sole inventor of the provisional patent filed in March 2014.
Managed Technical operations to include ,Product Development; continuous improvement ;customer support(in house and remote); author production manufacturing operational procedure and QC manuals (to meet TS16949 quality standards); train and supervise technical,;manufacturing and inside sales teams.
Notable accomplishments are the conceptions and successful launch of numerous new products, and establishment of the industry leading OMNI AL braze paste products; provinding key contributions to the development of Flux Cored Braze Wire by way of 2 flux patents.
Central Repair activity responsible for the refurbishment; repair; alignment ;calibration and certifications of USAF flight line weather detection equipment, requiring technical knowledge of electronic, radar, computer and barometric principals.
Operated high voltage induction equipment, for atomization of metal powdered braze alloys. Performed complete production duties of metal powder atomization including: alloying; atomization; screening; lab analysis; package ship and receive. Responsible for directing general labor personnel.
Attended similar course in Sturbridge MA 2005
Attended 3 Seminars, presented lesson to class ; participated as expert on Q&A panel for aluminum brazing .
Attended and completed 6 seminars from 1996
Achieved Associated degree in Electronics
NCO Leadership/ Management Training Certification
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