Responsible for managing and coordinating shift activities related to 50+ employee Centerless Grind Department to maximize productivity and minimize cost while achieving safety, quality and throughput targets.
Huntington Ingalls Shipyard, Production Supervisor:
Responsible for managing repair and modernization of Navy ships, adjusting priorities, goals and work assignments and methods that produced timely, profitable results and satisfied customers.
Serco Incorporated; L-3 Communications; Resource Consultants Incorporated, Principle Engineer: Over 13 years of experience in the manufacturing, integration, installation, testing, trouble shooting and repair of electronic systems for US Navy ships, submarines, craft and shore based facilities at locations worldwide. Career Skills/Knowledge Supervisory experience leading teams of 50+ workers Strong analytical, organizational and performance management skills Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of organization, especially with direct employees Ability to motivate teams to produce timely quality products and simultaneously manage several projects Strong mindset for continuous process improvement; Kaizen, Pareto, OEE, 6S Intermediate use of MS Word, Excel, Access, Projects, PowerPoint and ERP systems Capable of working under strenuous conditions, capable of lifting in excess of 50 pounds and possesses excellent manual dexterity. Navy Veteran, Secret Clearance (inactive)
Manufacturing Supervisor01/2015 to 01/2018Air Industry CompanyGarden Grove, CA
Managed and coordinates all activities related to 50+ employee Centerless Grind Department to maximize productivity and minimize cost while achieving safety, quality and throughput targets.
Manages production schedule to fulfill orders; is accountable for the achievement of area performance objectives.
Implements corrective actions to ensure targets are achieved.
Ensured that all production data is gathered and reported correctly on a daily basis.
Reported regularly to area manager on production/material issues, equipment/ maintenance issues and problems affecting their area of responsibility.
Carried out supervisory responsibilities to ensure that employees are trained on procedures and practices, assigned specific duties, coaches and disciplines; addresses complaints and resolves problems.
Production Supervisor01/2009 to 01/2015Huntington Ingalls/ Continental Maritime ShipyardSan Diego, CA
Planned, coordinated, managed, and evaluated work required to repair or modernize Navy ships that produced timely, profitable results and satisfied customers.
Reviewed and interpreted requirements of basic work items, taking into account total scope of work and anticipated trade activities and relying on a full review of invoked references, such as schematics, drawings, military specifications, Navy standard items, quantity standards and other written instructions relative to operation, maintenance, repair and installation of parts, equipment and systems.
Liaison with Program, Quality, Material and Trade/Production personnel to evaluate and recommend ,,best practices and task technical criteria to increase first time quality, minimizing rework.
Conferred with other supervisory and project management personnel regularly to establish and revise work schedules, clarify objectives, follow progress and resolve production issues.
Ensured that worker safety and environmental concerns were constantly monitored, problems were effectively resolved and that all work performed met standards set by regulatory bodies.
Exercised independent judgment in adjusting priorities, goals and work assignments, methods, procedures and techniques to successfully facilitate vessel repair and modernization.
Established overall goals, budgets and priorities jointly with the Project Manager.
Electronics Installation Lead Installation technician01/2008 to 01/2009SERCO IncorporatedSan Diego, California
responsible for assembling, installing, servicing and repairing a variety of communication equipment, antennas and systems on US Navy ships and SSN 968 Los Angeles Class submarines.
Installed products in accordance with schematics, drawings, military specifications, Navy standard items and quantity standards.
Relied on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals that required familiarity with a variety of the fields concepts, practices and procedures to electrically and mechanically to assemble and install antennas, equipment, racks, shelves, cable, multi-pin/ RF/ CAT5/ fiber optic connectors and make power panel connections with a variety of hand tools, such as screwdrivers, torque wrenches, standard wrenches, strippers, crimpers, solder guns, heat guns..
Principle Engineer I01/2004 to 01/2007L-3 Communication Titan CorporationSan Diego, California
Responsible for component preparation, equipment assembly and post production testing of computerized navigation and radar systems for US Navy landing craft consisting of box chassis populated with "VME Bladed" and "PC104" technologies as well as militarized Ethernet and KVM switches.
Installed or updated BIOS.
Installed and configured Windows based firmware for programmable integrated circuits.
Isolated and corrected technical problems for computer system buses and programmable digital I/O devices from schematics, descriptions/blueprints and resolved interface issues that arose in the process.
Conducted troubleshooting to component level to isolate/identify root cause of failure.
Conducted factory acceptance testing using quality and factory acceptance test procedures to verify equipment and system adherence with design and performance specifications and to verify product functionality using a variety of standard test/diagnostic equipment such as signal generators, spectrum analyzers, multi meters and PC-based test fixtures.
Provided verbal/written recommendations for manufacturing process instructions and test documentation improvements.
Responsible for procurement, inventory control, tracking, RMA processing of "VME" and "PC104" assets including chassis components.
Responsible for completion and records keeping of acceptance test documentation.
Communications Engineer01/1997 to 01/2003Resource Consultants IncorporatedSan Diego, California
Provided direct support to Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPAWAR) San Diego SHF Satellite Communications Branch.
3 Responsible for providing technical and field support for equipment installation, integration, training (formal and OJT) and repair of the Television- Direct to Ship (TV-DTS) commercial satellite system aboard US Navy shore sites and ships worldwide.
Developed test plans and procedures to evaluate component, equipment and system adherence with design and performance specifications and to verify product functionality.
Conducted component, equipment, system testing with a variety of signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi meters, attenuators, directional couplers and PC-based test fixtures.
Generated post-test reports based on the data collected.
Integrated multiple engineering changes to mitigate the effect of in-band EMI from own ships emitters.
Developed technical manuals, preventative maintenance documentation, field change bulletins and training curriculum.
Accomplished electro-mechanical assembly with a variety of hand tools, such as screwdrivers, torque wrenches, standard wrenches, strippers, crimpers, solder guns.
EMI/EMC Engineer01/1993 to 01/1996Eldyne IncorporatedVirginia Beach, Virginia
Supported Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Shipboard Electromagnetic Compatibility Improvement Program, Code F54, and Electromagnetic Effects Division.
Conducted both general and specialized electromagnetic interference/compatibility surveys, radio frequency surveys, and radiation hazard surveys for shipboard communication, radar, electronic warfare, weapons and navigation systems.
Developed test plans and procedures to evaluate component, equipment and system adherence with design and performance specifications.
Conducted component, equipment, system testing with a variety of signal generators, tracking generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, pulse counters, pulse generators, power sensors, attenuators, directional couplers and PC-based test fixtures.