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Expert in Advanced Composites

Expert ID: 733413 California, USA

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Expert held the title of Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Northrop-Grumman (NGC) for the last 10 years of his employment. He recently retired from NGC after 33 years of employment service years.

Expert was a liaison between NGC and their vendors in the areas of fabrication, bonding, trimming, drilling, surface preparation, painting metallic and composite hardware. He reviewed and approved tooling concepts for lamination, bonding, drilling and assembly.

Expert reviewed cost associated with vendor bids and approve for NGC.

Expert has significant manufacturing experience in both airborne and space hardware.

All aspects of Composite Fabrication and Assembly - ATK


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2010 Degree: AMP Subject: Program Management Institution: Cal Tech - Pomona
Year: 2005 Degree: Green Belt Subject: Six Sigma Institution: Northrop-Grumman
Year: 2000 Degree: CSCS Subject: Cost Accounting Institution: Northrop-Grumman

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1983 to 2016 Employer: Northrop-Grumman Title: SME Department: Manufacturing Responsibilities: Shop supervisor to vendor liaison. All aspects of training from hazardous material, paint. Review Vacuum deposited aluminum (VDA) procedures.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2012 to 2012 Agency: UK/Royal Airforce Role: Site Quality Inspector Description: Ensure quality procedures reviewed and strictly adhered
Years: 2013 to 2013 Agency: Australia/ Airforce Role: Site Quality Inspector Description: Ensure quality procedures reviewed and strictly adhered

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Awards / Recognition
Numerous cost awards from NGC
Numerous recognition awards from NGC.

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
On-site technical Review and selection recommendation
Other Relevant Experience
Vendor employee training and certification to specific process specifications

Fields of Expertise

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