Senior Engineering Manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Results-oriented engineering manager with 14 years of high volume production experience in semiconductor, HDD, solar and display equipment manufacturing industries. Proven track record of cross-functional team leadership in R&D, concept to commercialization and sustaining engineering. Exceptional technical communicator with experience in both customer and supplier management in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

    Equipment Design Project Management with deploying equipment in mass production environment in Asia
  • Stress and strain analysis, bend test, failure analysis
  • Ceramics, glass, plastics, coatings, CNC, injection molding, polishing, sheet metal and machining
    Precision gantry mechanisms, electric and pneumatic actuators, lift and rotation assemblies
  • Data acquisition, testing and analysis
  • Vibrations, acoustics, modal analysis
  • CAE structural, thermal and flow modeling (ANSYS, CFD-ACE+)

  • Led development of next generation vacuum chambers from concept to product launch , earning sales of over $10M.
  • Awarded "Team Excellence" for on-time shipment of world's first 450mm Epitaxy tool shipment.
  • Headed wafer thermal management through testing TC wafers on high temperature pedestals, optimized heater design using FEA which reduced wafer temperature non-uniformity by 80%.
  • Authored and co-authored 24 international and US patents, 7 technical papers.
Senior Engineering Manager, 11/2015 to Current
Medtronic Inc.Kansas City, MO,
  • Managed product design engineering team both in US and India on next generation Atomic Layer Removal chamber.
  • Headed technical projects as Design Engineering Authority (DEA) with hardware, software, electrical and process engineering, general manager and account technologists.
  • Directed all design engineering activities on low cost chamber in collaboration with operations and process teams to effectively establish hardware requirements for high volume manufacturing in Asia.
Senior Engineering Manager, 06/2011 to 11/2015
Medtronic Inc.Long Island, NY,
  • Managed product design engineering team both in US and India on next generation Epitaxy chamber exceeding North America, Asia and Europe customer expectations.
  • Coordinated key product deliverables including SiC susceptors, wafer handling quartz parts, inject/ exhaust assembly, heating and air cooling modules, lift and rotation assemblies, high temperature wafer positioning and chamber frame.
  • Oversaw chamber engineering functions including, engineering change request (ECR), engineering specification waivers (ESWs), supplier problem sheets (SPSs), supplier notification form (SNF), GD&T, PQP, DFx and approval through Oracle.
Member of Technical Staff, 08/2010 to 06/2011
Vmware, Inc.Promontory A, CA,
  • Designed critical chamber mechanical components including quartz liners, susceptors, injectors, showerhead and gas delivery components.
  • Worked directly with quartz products manufacturing, precision machining, sheetmetal fabrication, welding and assembly manufacturing vendors in Asia on critical chamber parts.
Member of Technical Staff, 06/2008 to 08/2010
Vmware, Inc.Promontory C, CA,
  • Assessed Solar and Display PECVD fatigue life, working directly with PVD and glass coating engineering teams, ASM International and metallography labs. Performed structural FEA, 3-D modeling, coupon testing and characterization achieving design goal of >20yrs of 1.6M cycles.
  • Supported customer field activities in Europe and Asia, performed glass heating and cooling tests for both single and tandem junction lines, generated detailed technical reports on tool performance and reliability.
  • Demonstrated cool-down rate of 11C/min which resulted outbound glass temp exceeding solar customer high production throughput requirement.
Senior Mechanical Engineer, 09/2005 to 06/2008
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.Vienna, VA,
  • Worked as a leading member of a design team to develop new designs for PVD source, heated e-chucks, cooling circuit design, vacuum and gas delivery components. Generated 3D CAD concept models. Supervised designers to create detail drawings and BOM's.
  • Coordinated manufacturing process/quality improvements through suppliers on a variety of processes such as metal machining, brazing, e-beam welding, bonding, ceramic production, bead blasting, grinding, anodization and plasma coating.
Product Development Engineer, 2002 to 08/2005
Newell BrandsWinchester, VA,
  • Tested and qualified the POU chiller project with suppliers and process engineering teams on Etch chambers that meets the engineering specifications delivering dynamic temperature control of cathode/wafer.
  • Characterized wafer temperature uniformity using TC wafers on high temperature cathodes, optimized heater design using FEA reducing the temperature non-uniformity from 31C to 6C which exceeded customer specifications.
Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in
Texas Tech University - ,

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Conduction Heat Transfer, Design of Experiments, Advanced Design, Advanced Heat Transfer, Finite Elements, Boundary Layer Theory, Plate Theory, Vibrations and Acoustics, Statistics.

Master of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in
Texas Tech University - ,
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in
Istanbul Technical University - ,

ANSYS, AutoCAD, CFD-ACE, CFX, DFMEA, DFx, DOE, JMP, Icepak, Inventor, Labview, MathCAD, Mathematica, Matlab, Nastran, PlassoTech FEA, Pro-E, Product Development, SolidWorks, Supplier Management, Thermal Management, UG/NX, Vendor Development.

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  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Istanbul Technical University

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  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • Senior Engineering Manager
  • Member of Technical Staff
  • Member of Technical Staff
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer
  • Product Development Engineer


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