OPERATIONS MANAGER / AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE & LOGISTICS SPECIALIST Air Force Academy graduate and Air Force-trained leader with over 7 years' experience managing diverse, integrated teams to ensure operational, test, training, logistics, and acquisition missions were met, safely, on time, on schedule and on budget. Operates with a strong sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced setting with a keen eye for detail and ability to forecast, set/meet short/long-term goals, key shifts in unit culture, and manage change.
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Supply chain operations
[Security level] security clearance
Strong attention to detail
Effective time manager
Cross-functional team management
Supervision and training
Calm under pressure
Complex problem solving
Officer-In-Charge10/2013 － 09/2014Tyndall Air Force BaseFlorida
Led world's largest F-22 Aircraft Maintenance Unit comprised of 380 Airmen from 5 different specialties and 31 aircraft valued at over $11B supporting the Air Force's only F-22 pilot and maintenance training schools.
Ensured accountability and serviceability of over $90M in tools, support equipment, and bench stock supplies.
Oversaw Quality Assurance (QA) programs with monthly reviews and trend analysis; investigated equipment, material, process, and unit failures, led root cause analysis, and provided corrective action plans and timelines to leadership.
Enforced USAF and DOD standards/procedures for programs including but not limited to maintenance practices, quality assurance, aircraft inspections, maintenance/modification documentation and records, Foreign Object Damage mitigation, Hazardous Material handling/management and safety.
Implemented process improvements using operational risk management, lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma techniques.
Scheduled fleet management activities such as operational and intermediate-level aircraft and equipment maintenance, modification, and upgrades as well as personnel safety, technical, and professional training.
Collaborated with supporting and operational units to devise and execute flying schedule while providing detailed reporting unit activity/production to leadership daily.
Handpicked to key culture shift in ailing unit.
Spurred "greatest turnaround in fighter history" within first 2 months of command.
Led unit to highest production, Quality Assurance pass rates, and lowest attrition in 11 year history.
Amped production timeline from 32 days behind to 38 days ahead of schedule in 4 months.
Redefined off-station operations.
Increased remote location production by 48% with less than 10% increase to logistical footprint.
Personally led two most successful off-station training events (of twenty-five) in unit history.
Awarded 2013 Junior Officer of the Quarter, and Junior Officer of the Year, # 1/900.
Awarded 2013 Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Junior Maintenance Manager Award for "sustained job performance, job knowledge, and job efficiency in aircraft, munitions, and communication maintenance", #1/11.
Awarded 2014 Junior Officer Lance P.
Sijan Leadership Award for "the highest quality of leadership in the performance of duties and in private life", #1/900.
Fabrication Flight Commander & Squadron Operations Officer01/2012 － 10/2013Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida
Dual-hatted position": Directed overall operation of 400+ active-duty military, contractor, and government civilian personnel 24/7 production effort; scheduled and supervised 7 specialized intermediate-level maintenance shops (including fuels, Precision Measuring Equipment Lab (PMEL), egress, and engines) in support of Tyndall Air Force Base's F-22, QF-4, QF-16, and T-38 operations.
Additionally responsible for in-depth operation, time accounting, and management of military, civilian, and contractor F-22 Low Observable, Sheet-Metal, Metals Technology (welding/machining), Corrosion, and Non-Destructive Inspection sections.
Synchronized Active Duty Military/Defense Contractor maintenance effort during transition of workforce from Contractor to joint Military/Contractor personnel with zero downtime and no delayed maintenance.
Realized Microsoft Office based, in-house Quality Assurance tracking/root cause analysis database and training plan.
Facilitated root cause/trend identification and corrective action implementation.
Slashed special inspection/quality verification inspection failure rate, lost tools, and Foreign Object Damage across 7 different shops by 82%.
Devised and implemented outside-the-box Low Observables (LO) maintenance plan.
Streamlined LO brush/roll and spray application procedures, application prep, technical data validation/verification process, and work package generation.
Restored 31 aircraft fleet over one year ahead of schedule to "better than new" condition never before seen at Tyndall Air Force Base.
Awarded 2012 Junior Officer of the Year, #1/9.
11/2010 － 01/2012Commander - Tyndall Air Force BaseFlorida
Led highly-selective 23-person F-22 maintenance school; provided mission-critical hands-on maintenance training for 1.5K+ personnel annually.
Senior, next-generation maintenance training liaison to Tyndall AFB, Air Education and Training Command, and Air Combat Command; responsible for designing, standardizing, and implementing maintenance training curricula Air Force-wide.
Responsible for scheduling, evaluation, and assignment of 200+ initial-training and 1.3K+advanced-training maintenance students annually; operation and sustainment of state-of-the-art 24K sq-ft facility, tool room, and maintenance training aids valued at $10.6M+; drafting and approval of annual, 5, and 10-year host-tenant agreements; and disposition of $60K annual budget.
Established manpower, training, and logistical footprints for permanent transfer and acceptance of 28 aircraft, 250+ personnel Aircraft Maintenance Unit pursuant to Air Combat Command assumption of command.
Directed 3 Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century events.
Applied Lean/6 Sigma principles to daily operations, raised scheduling effectiveness from 62% to 98% and doubled training capacity.
Forecasted and averted advanced skill training crisis.
Identified capability shortfall; cross-trained 8 instructors, expanded individual training capability and overall student capacity.
Increased student throughput 212%.
Spurred Air Force-wide training reformation.
Identified training shortfall and refocused training effort with 4K+ course changes.
Increased accuracy of training from 87% to 100% of end-user training requirements and reduced training time 28%.
Repurposed $9.5M asset at no cost, avoided $11.5M acquisition cost of new jet engine trainer.
Enabled previously unavailable training.
Established national center for F-22 engine training.
Safety expertise sought for emergency procedures rewrite; updated 88 base safety standards.
Drove $4.2M cross-country trainer transfer and facility expansion project to completion 1 year ahead of schedule at no additional cost.
Awarded 2012 Commander of the Quarter #1/17 and 2012 Unit of the Year #1/27.
Assistant Officer-In-Charge11/2007 － 11/2010Eglin Air Force BaseFlorida
Led two 230+ military, civilian, and contractor personnel teams developing, testing and sustaining the Air Force's most diverse fleet of uniquely modified A-10, F-15 C/D, F-15E, F-16, UH-1, C-130, and CV-22 test aircraft valued at over $1.8B in support of the Department of Defense's and its allies' most advanced conventional weapons programs.
Reduced cost and environmental impact using latest technology.
Benchmarked Air Force's transition from paper to digital technical manuals, saving $95K annually.
Responsible for 27 Air Force/industry "Firsts" across 30 test programs all on or ahead of schedule.
Jan 2013Graduate:USAF Air University Squadron Officer School
Aug 2013Aircraft Mishap Investigation & Prevention - May 2013
Certificate, Air Force Course: Mission Generation:
2007General Engineering Core Curriculum):US Air Force AcademyColorado Springs, CO
BS:Social SciencesSocial Sciences
Certificate, Air Force Course: Field Training Objectives and Tests - Jan 2011 Certificate, Air Force Course: Formal Field Training Instructor Supervisor - Dec 2010 Certificate, Air Force Course: Continuous Process Improvement and Lean/6 Sigma for Leaders - May 2010 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Acquisition Logistics, Level 1 - Oct 2009 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Program Management, Level 1 - Jul 2008 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Systems Acquisition Management, Level 1 - Mar 2008 :
Aircraft & Munitions Maintenance - Mar 2008:
Fluent in French
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Jan 2013 Graduate : USAF Air University Squadron Officer School Aug 2013 Aircraft Mishap Investigation & Prevention - May 2013
Certificate, Air Force Course: Mission Generation : 2007 General Engineering Core Curriculum) : US Air Force Academy Graduate : BS : Social Sciences Certificate, Air Force Course: Field Training Objectives and Tests - Jan 2011 Certificate, Air Force Course: Formal Field Training Instructor Supervisor - Dec 2010 Certificate, Air Force Course: Continuous Process Improvement and Lean/6 Sigma for Leaders - May 2010 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Acquisition Logistics, Level 1 - Oct 2009 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Program Management, Level 1 - Jul 2008 Certificate, Defense Acquisition University: Systems Acquisition Management, Level 1 - Mar 2008 : Graduate : Aircraft & Munitions Maintenance - Mar 2008 :
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