Experienced Electronics Engineering Technician with an impressive blend of technical expertise and people skills. Committed to providing quality and consistent technical support.
Related Skills: Test Equipment: DMMs, Oscilloscopes and other bench top test equipment, various calibration equipment, Audio Precision Testing Equipment, microphone arrays for data acquisition, Design Tools and Machinery: many bench top soldering systems, Workshop tools (i.e. hand and machinery), Mojo 3D printer.
Electronics Lab Leader. Organization of lab components, equipment, supplies, etc. Order, repair, and calibrate test equipment. Prepare tests and complete testing on EV, DV, and PV level parts. Perform electrical validation tests on Head Lamp electronics per customer validation plans. Data collected using EMTest Hardware and Software is used as PPAP for the customer. Warranty return analysis down to component level.
Leading the integration and training of a new system validation Tool, LEDate. Traveled to Paris France to train/learn the software and hardware. Use National Instruments TestStand software to program automated test sequences. Designing new Validation Lab. ESD – building the table and selecting the ESD gun and networks. EMTest – developing new testing abilities. LEDate – validation of our electronic drivers. EMC – pre testing to catch potential problems. Facilities – planning out the space and electrical requirements needed to run efficiently.
Facilities were purchased by HARMAN and closed December of 2014. Develop Voice Recognition Microphones per customer specification. ◦ Used Listen's Sound Check software and B&K Hardware to measure acoustics. ◦ Design and optimization of Microphone amplifier circuit. ◦ Collaborated with the rest of the design team about material and component selection. ◦ Collaborate with mechanical designers to optimize the acoustics to meet customer requirements. ◦ Provide customers with hand built samples. ➢ Design acoustic structure and modified electronic circuits for first of its kind Cardioid MEMs microphone which was designed for automotive use. ➢ Perform all acoustical and electrical testes required for Pre and Post testing of microphones for the PPAP approval process. ➢ Deal directly with customers to address their design ideas and constraints with the product. ➢ Write all technical Specifications for Electret Condenser microphones and automotive microphone assembles. ➢ Use Google SketchUp and a Mojo 3D printer to make prototypes and other test fixtures.
Left for better MWM Opportunity. ➢ Field service repair/diagnostics of bank and drug store drive through VAT systems. (Vacuum Automated Teller) ➢ On-site work with customer/employees to determine cause of the system fault. ➢ Complete ownership of service calls while on-site. Resolve system issues, follow call handling and call closure procedures all while promoting a high quality of service. ➢ Prioritize calls and act decisively on behalf of the customer. ➢ Champion of the Preventative Maintenance program for regional equipment. ➢ Keep inventory of work truck up to date and accurate, maintain all tools and calibration of test equipment.
Left due to contract end. ➢ Thoroughly inspected and repaired program systems components. Pioneered new repair and refurbishment processes of Apple and Microsoft products. (i.e. iPod and Zune) ◦ Selected/designed proper tools for tear down process. ◦ Created disassembly SOPs for technicians to follow. ◦ Lead the direction of technicians on proper repair techniques. ➢ Created and taught the repair and refurbishment process of Rock Band gaming systems for xBox and Playstation. ➢ Controlled the inventory of the products in the Tech Room. ➢ Lead on the Continual Improvement Process.
Facilities closed. ➢ Traveling throughout the United States and South Korea to deliver, install and quality test digital and analog audio/visual systems in demonstration vehicles. ➢ Install electrical wiring, transducers, and amplifiers into prototype, concept, and production vehicles presented to OEM customers to assist in winning new business and retaining current customers. ➢ Troubleshoot and rewire head-units, amplifiers and other electronic components to function properly within custom designed vehicles systems and architectures. ◦ Modified amplifiers on a component level to accept a higher input than what was originally designed. ➢ Validate prototype and production released DSP/Digital Amplifiers. ➢ Test all electronic components for quality and reliability to ensure the most optimal equipment is installed. ➢ Create engineering-level reports consisting of objective tests and staging data that are integrated into Senior Systems Engineer reports provided to internal and external customers. ◦ (Reports were generated using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint programs specifically.) ➢ Plan and execute the required competitive benchmarking vehicle schedules using the HBAS Objective Methodology. ➢ Implement and maintain all experimental and testing tools required for vehicle audio evaluations and R&D experiments.
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