Seeking a full time position in a field related to Aerospace Manufacturing, Integration & Test. Consistent track record delivering actionable results in a technically complex and challenging work environment resulting in completion of 40+ satellite payloads and Phased Array Antennae that successfully launched into space.
*Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills in leading teams, and as an individual contributor Team player successfully manage communications with leadership and peers.
Diverse manufacturing expertise including a decade of comprehensive satellite bus, payload assembly, integration and test,
Nearly a decade of specialized phased array design, and manufacturing (for manufacturability and test), production of engineering models,
Implemented lean manufacturing processes and procedures in the mechanical design of the Phased Array production area
Experienced working with technicians, suppliers, clients and Interorganizational Stakeholders.
Knowledge of 5S methodology
Dedication to product quality
Initiative to work independently
Time management skills
Technical plan execution
Advanced in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
Advanced engineering knowledge
Business development experience
Supervision and training
Calm under pressure
Complex problem solving
Phased array antennas
Written and verbal communication skills
Integration Manager03/2007 to CurrentBoeing Satellite Systems, IncEl Segundo, CA
Accountable for the manufacture of various communication satellite payloads.
Development of integration schedules, coordination of facility resources, aided in disposition of process anomalies, and delivery of payload to integration.
Oversee the 24/7 dynamic production schedule and mechanical integration of critical spacecraft payloads and phased array antennas.
Specific responsibilities included ensuring successful installation per drawing, maintaining all manufacturing documentation and artifacts (procedures, logs, records, etc.).
Coordinate with cross-enterprise disciplines ensuring program goals (to include program integrated product team, and/or engineering discipline: structures, harness electrical test, ground support equipment, and environmental test).
Motivate teammates and colleagues to achieve common goals and continuous improvement goals.
Provide written and verbal direction to integration payload technicians.
Resolve production and vendor anomalies and repairs, coordinate resolutions with government and commercial customers.
Coordinate with appropriate enterprise function to validate all repairs meet requirements.
Utilize 3-D computer aided engineering tools and design methods to develop/ maintain mechanical components and installation designs and processes.
Integration Lead09/2003 to 03/2007Phased Array Laboratory
Aided in the construction and operation of a new space qualified Active Phased Array Antenna production facility.
Implemented Lean production techniques, created a work cell based, scalable, moving pulse line to integrate Phased Array Antennas at accelerated rates.
End to end production work cells included structure, electronic module, in process RF test, top level integration, and final RF test.
The operation of the facility included training of staff and continuous process development and improvement during the product life cycle.Develop/implemented manufacturing processes, concurrent engineering support, production activities, reviewed and approved technical documents.
Assessed trends, developed manpower forecast, prepared justifications for capital expenditures.
Prime internal customer interface, and manufacturing representative on production issues.
Translated data into actionable plans.
Compiled management status reports for corrective and preventative action.
Utilized lean manufacturing processes achieving reduced cycle time of 3 month.
Senior Aero Vehicle Electro-Mechanical Technician06/1998 to 09/2003
Technical scope covered comprehensive translation of preliminary design drawings and written instructions correlated into testing procedures to meet laboratory and production requirements.
Resulting documentation was completed sequence of electrical operations required to prepare space vehicle frames for unit installations, lay out, fabrication, and assembly.
Complete spacecraft payload preparations for flight, assist in the design and build of mock-ups, prototypes.
Responsible for operation of spacecraft vehicle integration equipment (e.g., crane, scissor lifts, condors, rollover fixtures, unit installation fixtures).
Assess and implement sequence of operations and satellite and payload equipment installation prior to testing.
Determined improved methods and procedures.
Launch site support- Kourou, French Guiana BS-702 satellite program.
Certification: Aerospace Project Management Program2016California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, California
Certification: Leadership Program2010University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, California
Undergraduate coursework1997Pasadena City CollegePasadena, CA
Undergraduate coursework1992Santa Monica City CollegeSanta Monica, California
3-D, capital expenditures, Corrective Actions, continuous improvement, delivery, direction, documentation, engineering support, equipment installation, government, drawing, Leadership, lean manufacturing, manufacturing processes, mechanical, enterprise, Prime, processes, process development and improvement, Project Management, repairs, translation, written and verbal.