Test and Validation Engineer in search of an exciting, worthwhile, and challenging career change into the financial, real estate and/or entrepreneurial industries. The opportunity should allow great growth potential that will promote extensive personal, professional, and entrepreneurial advancement.
09/2014 to Current
Test and Validation EngineerRobert Bosch Automotive Steering, LLC – Plymouth, MI
Served as global testing lead for all Ford CD4 vehicle programs programs (Ford Edge and Fusion)
Created comprehensive test plans, test scripts, and use cases to support testing objectives and ensureadequate coverage of system requirements.
Developed and ensured adherence to testing standards and best practices.
Collaborated with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve testing problems and system malfunctions.
Trained test technicians and operators on test hardware and software.
05/2012 to 09/2014
Durability Fleet EngineerChrysler Group, LLC – Auburn Hills, MI
Managed fleets of durability vehicles during powertrain, chassis and high mileage testing for multiple vehicle programs.
Assisted the Product, Quality, and Vehicle Integration engineering teams with understanding vehicle shutdowns and failures during the testing phases of the DFMEA and DVP&R processes.
Lead vehicle downtime resolution, supported durability issues resolution and served as liaison between the engineering and testing facility communities.
Utilized World Class Manufacturing practices to decrease waste, increase productivity and improve overall quality and safety.
Ecommerce/Online Sales: June 2016 - Present
Actively handling all aspects of business including supplier negotiations, shipping/importing, marketing, advertising, and customer service
Gross Revenue of $30,000 with 2 main products in 2016
Projections of$300,000 in gross revenue byadding 50 additional products across 4 private label brands
Real Estate: August 2015 - Present
Owner of one duplex located in Grand Rapids, MI; purchased in August 2015
Plan to purchase 1-2 additional properties (2-4 units each) by the end of 2017
Interested in long term holding of residential and strip mall commercial properties and flipping 3-4 single family homes per year for working capital
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering Technology Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI Mechanical Engineering Technology
Minor: Entrepreneurship Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI Entrepreneurship