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Expert in Electrostatic Discharge Program Design & Set-Up

Expert ID: 735273 Florida, USA

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TECHNICAL CONSULTANT Energetic Multi-Certified Engineer with extensive experience in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) control programs, Moisture Sensitive Devices (MSD) control programs, and all aspects of Compliance Auditing and Quality Engineering functions. Successfully managed control programs at both the corporate and site level. Proven experience ensuring requirements compliance and reducing cost by improving controls and eliminating non-values added processes, and standardization across sites. CORE COMPETENCIES * Certified ESD Program Manager * Certified ESD Engineer * Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ) * Certified Quality Auditor (ASQ) * ESD Program Creation and Administration * Quality and ESD Audits and Surveys * Control of MSD * Source Inspections * NASA, Aerospace, Military, and Commercial * Quality Engineering

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.E.) Subject: General Engineering Institution: University of South Florida
Year: 1975 Degree: Associate of Arts (A.A.) Subject: Pre-Engineering Institution: Hillsborough Community College
Year: 1969 Degree: Associate of Science (A.S.) Subject: Computer Electronics Institution: Tampa Technical Institute
Year: 1969 Degree: Associate of Science (A.S.) Subject: Electronics Technology Institution: Tampa Technical Institute

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Technical Consultant/Owner Department: Responsibilities: Provide Technical Consulting service to customers.
Years: 2003 to 2019 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Primary ESD Subject Matter Expert and Senior Reliability Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Managed Aerospace’s Corporate ESD Program. Managed Clearwater’s ESD and MSD Programs. Provided Reliability Engineering support to various Defense Contracts.
• Sole Representative of Honeywell Aerospace on all industry standards committees dealing with
ESD (ESD Association, Society of Automotive Engineers, and Defense Logistics Agency).
• Chairman of Honeywell Aerospace ESD Council.
• Administrator of the ESD Corporate Website.
• Chairman of the Clearwater ESD Advisory Group.
• Chairman of the Clearwater MSD Advisory Group.
• Provided ESD Subject Matter Expert support to all of Honeywell Aerospace.
• Saved the corporation several thousands of dollars per year through the purchase of a standards
enterprise license for all ESD Association standards, test methods, and technical reports.
• Saved a site in Arizona approximately $10k per year through the elimination of unnecessary testing for
ESD bags.
• Provided Reliability Engineering support to various Defense contracts including FRACA reporting to customers.
Years: 1999 to 2003 Employer: CAE USA (formerly BAE SYSTEMS and REFLECTONE, INC.) Title: Product Assurance Manager/Quality Engineering Group Leader/Quality Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Managed CAE’s Tampa’s Quality Department. Provided fresh ideas and new methods to a different industry. Supervised the Metrology Laboratory. Provided supervision to the Logistics/Reliability group and the Flight/Test Pilot/Engineers.
• Provided technical leadership to the Software and Hardware Quality Engineering groups.
• Performed Quality Engineering Activities (Mfg. Support, Supplier Surveys, Source Inspections, Audits, etc.).
• Chairman of Material Review Board (MRB) and Corrective Action Board (CAB).
• Estimated program costs and determined staffing requirements.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIPS
Electrostatic Discharge Association, Inc. (ESDA)
The International Association for Radio, Telecommunications, and Electromagnetics (iNARTE)
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) G-19A EEE Device Packaging Inspection Subgroup

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

GROUP TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (currently Sypris Electronics) – Tampa, FL
Program Quality Engineer and/or Reliability Engineer
Performed QE and/or RE activities on a commercial, military, and NASA contracts. Developed various levels of documentation (i.e. ISO 9000, rework/repair, inspection instructions, etc.). SPC data collection and analysis. Conducted internal/external audits and source inspections. Implemented and documented corrective action activities. Generated quality, reliability, and safety data items. Worked as the facility GIDEP
representative.

WILKERSON INSTRUMENT COMPANY, INC – Lakeland, FL
QA Supervisor/Production Supervisor/Quality Engineer
Supervised all QA, test, and some production activities. Worked with U.L. and C.S.A. on product safety certifications and audits. Performed “HI-Pot” testing on products. Started the ESD program.

HONEYWELL INC – Tampa, FL
Reliability Engineer/Staff Q.E./Program Q.E./Quality Test Technician
Directed plant audit and ESD control program including material testing and selection for ESD compliance.
Performed program QE or RE activities on several military contracts. Performed various levels of product testing including functional, burn-in, and environmental.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio)

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