Material engineer with experience in research and development, testing, pilot production, and quality assurance. Demonstrated track records of laboratory equipment and procedures training; advancing and improving developmental designs in a research environment; and maintaining high quality standards. Ability to adapt changing process needs for further developments. Adept at material analysis for both quality assurance and failure investigation.
Science and Laboratory
SEM & Confocal Microscopes
Differential Angle Light Scattering Analyzer
Particle Size Analysis
High Temperature and Pressure Chemical Reactors
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Process Engineer July 2011 to October 2015Company Name - City, State
Support the semiconductor crystal growth processes by managing technicians and projects, and implementing efficiency improvements.
Maintained and operated high temperature reactors for crystal development.
Created process run and control charts.
Generated data tables to reflect process conditions.
Lead projects on reactor building; including management of resources from different departments and subcontractors.
Manage and maintain proper inventory levels.
Creation of Quality Control documents within department; including SOP's, Work Instructions, Travelers, FMEA's, Preventive Maintenance, Equipment Calibrations, and Material Specifications.
Troubleshoot when equipment problems occur.
Ability to restore process back on-line.
Technician management and training.
Ceramic Engineer July 2006 to July 2011City, State
Support diverse projects in the advanced materials field for increasing for further quality production for factory and other manufacturing sites.
EBC and TBC design and testing for jet engine applications.
Maintained and operated high temperature reactors for advanced ceramic development, long term destructive testing, and for ceramic processing.
Coordinated efforts within a testing team to modify laboratory equipment to suit testing and research needs.
Created spreadsheets, drawings, DOE's to help facilitate data analysis and improve quality and produce standard testing procedures.
Chemical batching to improve materials for Exterior and Thermal Barrier Coatings, CZT and Gallium Nitride semiconductor crystal growth, and ceramic Rapid Protocol Turbine Blades.
Improved the IGCC refractory, for increased lifetime and wear resistance of the furnace liner.
Associate Project Engineer February 2006 to March 2006Company Name - City, State
Served as the associate project engineer by reviewing draft designs for refurbished buildings and new building constructions.
Main focus on the enclosure and curtain wall building system, and the execution of quality assurance standards.
Provided assistance to President and Main Architect with construction projects.
Reviewed shop drawings and blue prints and create AutoCAD drawings, involving the curtain wall system for a new or renovated building.
Traveled to construction sites to investigate the sealant systems, observe air infiltration and water tests, and conduct concrete structural tests.
August 2002 to February 2006Company Name - City, State
Building Materials Laboratory Inspector II Advanced to an Inspector II, due to my proficiency in carrying out quality inspections, and the capability to support research efforts at the NIST campus with the Building and Fire Research Laboratory.
I served as both an extended traveling Inspector and NIST research associate.
Traveled to various locations in North America to inspect building material laboratories for quality assurance within the scope of cement, concrete, pozzolan, steel, masonry, mortar, and aggregate.
Created an extensive itinerary, budgeted trips, and kept to schedule.
Critiqued and demonstrated proper material handling procedures, calibrated and verified laboratory equipment, and reviewed company paperwork and quality manual.
Assisted researchers with projects, including scratch resistant coatings, analysis of degradation of ceramics within polymeric coatings for electronic purposes, and ballistic fibers and failure mechanisms.
Analyzed polymer, cement, and silica samples for standardization.
Education and Training
Bachelors of Science : Engineering Glass Science and Engineering / Materials Science Mathematics, May 2002Alfred UniversityEngineering Glass Science and Engineering / Materials Science Mathematics Publications: Surface Characterization and Scratch Resistance Assessments of Polymeric Coatings and Plastics by Optical Scattering (NIST Co-Author) and Optical Properties of Silver Ion Doped Polarizable Glasses (Senior Thesis)
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