Engineering Management ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦. Product Development ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦. Planning & Development Professional capable of immediate positive impact on organizationÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s with respect to defining, and managing all engineering activities and functions involved in product design, development and production, strategic and organizational planning, quality initiatives, new ventures, business operations and administration.
Summary of Qualifications BS Degree in Electrical Engineering with extensive professional experience in engineering management, systems engineering, product development, manufacturing operations, customer and vendor relations. Bottom line engineer with proven track record of planning, organizing and mobilizing to create and support new ventures and building an efficient engineering operations and administrative infrastructure to meet the demands of new growth. Implemented policies and procedures with respect to engineering methods, staff development and training, and transitioning from engineering development into production.
Expertise and knowledge in areas such as:
- Engineering Management - Risk Evaluation - Staff Development - Strategic / Organizational Planning - Technology Assessment - Regulatory Issues - Product Development - Test & Validate - Tooling Approvals - Research & Development - Quality Assurance - Team Building - Systems Engineering - Equipment Development - Customer Service - Vendor Relations - Process Development - Packaging
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Professional Experience LUMIETTE, Inc., San Jose, CA ••••• Manager, Engineering ïƒ˜ Technology leader for manufacturing and development operations in South Korea and China developing flat panel lighting system that outperform emerging LED lighting systems. ïƒ˜ Created new product design solutions which utilized common items to create ••••• unique cost effective product solutions to capture new and existing applications with unique solutions not addressable by existing technology offerings. ïƒ˜ Empowered by mentoring designers with the tools for design for assembly within the three locations to be creative and think outside of the box which yielded simple cost reducing solutions. ïƒ˜ Implemented the principals of Kaizen and lean manufacturing that improved throughput, reduced re-work and simplified manufacturing. ïƒ˜ Established and validated all aspects required for delivery of products that met UL and NEC requirements. ïƒ˜ Initiated quality system that would allow for easy ISO registration at a future date.
ENERLUME CORPORATION, Hamden, CT ••••• Manager, Engineering & Quality Systems ïƒ˜ Corporation is a new start up company with single product offering in energy field. Responsible for developing strategic plans and implementation to expand product offerings and grow the company. ïƒ˜ Under my direction product improvements and product line extensions as well as new related product have been developed with the implementation of Lean Six Sigma techniques. ïƒ˜ Managed all outside fabricators/vendors and engineering development activities that met and exceed the marketing product performance requirements with on time and on budget delivery. ïƒ˜ Implemented informal ISO ••••• document control and vendor control that simplified an eliminated vendor conflicts.
VOLTARC TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Waterbury, CT •••••••••• Director of Engineering/Director of Quality Assurance ïƒ˜ Managed the engineering, operational and administrative efforts of up to ••••• professionals. ïƒ˜ Provided for hands-on direction for engineering, equipment development, product & process development, quality functions and regulatory issues. ïƒ˜ Achieved directive to take this private company which was floundering and work together with existing long time staff to initiate a fresh & positive approach to simply sole problems, address customer needs, reduce development time and maximize profit by implementing design for manufacturing and assembly strategies while simultaneously introducing a comprehensive manufacturing document control/router system.
LIGHT SOURCE, INC., & LCD LIGHTING, INC., Orange CT•••••••••• Manager â€“ Engineering ïƒ˜ Directed all engineering activities [Product/Process/Factory] for two separate companies reporting to the President & Executive Vice-president (owners). ïƒ˜ Managed a staff of ••••• professionals working in two departments. Supported business objective that produced new product variations to the market in order to facilitate niche product offerings. ïƒ˜ Provided technical coordination between the major customers: Boeing, Honeywell and Rockwell to provide technical solutions to meet avionic requirements. ïƒ˜ Lead both companies through ISO registration. While simultaneously introducing the principals of lean manufacturing and six sigma process improvements.
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LOCTITE LUMINESCENT SYSTEMS, INC., Lebanon, NH•••••••••• Manager â€“ Systems Engineering ïƒ˜ Directed all activities related to development of new and existing automotive, commercial and military life safety products ïƒ˜ Redefined existing product line to utilize alternate technology. ïƒ˜ Initiated a successful penetration into the new market of marine/offshore low location life safety products. ïƒ˜ Provided technical support to Product Marketing, Manufacturing, Customer Service and Quality.
PHILIPS LIGHTING, Lynn, MA •••••••••• Manager â€“ Product Engineering ïƒ˜ Directed all product process and equipment development activities related to development of new energy saving products. ïƒ˜ Administrative responsibility for groups/teams in excess of ••••• professionals located in 5 states and 3 countries. ïƒ˜ Developed strategic plans in collaboration with executive management with associated budgets and staffing requirements that allowed for innovation, accountability, traceability and recognition for achieving goals. ïƒ˜ Provided technical support to Product Marketing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Packaging, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance. ïƒ˜ Operated as the architect and general contractor to design and construct comprehensive engineering laboratories and offices at the Lynn facility.
GTE SYLVANIA Inc., Danvers, MA •••••••••• Product Engineer ïƒ˜ Responsible for three new product programs; Mercury Dispensing Program, Bi-Metal Wattage Reducer Program, and the Amalgam Program. Accomplishments: ïƒ˜ Invented and patented a capsule that would allow for precise Mercury dispensing within fluorescent lamps. The result was an •••••% reduction in mercury usage. This was a major cost reduction, but more importantly it allowed the company to be pro active in reducing Mercury in the environment yearâ€™s ahead if it becoming a regulatory requirement. ïƒ˜ Invented a product enhancement that reduced power in a lamp by 4 watts per lamp after lamp was lit. Product became the most energy efficient lamp at that time.
Education / Training / Patents
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Merrimack College Boston Univ. â€“ Strategic Planning AMA â€“ Improving Interpersonal Skills, Engineering Project Management, Managing People, Productivity, & Projects for Profitability Philips â€“ Quality Improvement Systems Worcester Polytechnic Institute â€“ Management Institute Oliver Wright â€“ Manufacturing Resource Planning II ••••• U.S. Patents Awarded 3 Pending