Quality Assurance professional with proven record of Aerospace achievements. Extensive background in high reliability hardware, quality systems, satellite integration, and launch support.
§ Professional Quality Engineer with strong hardware background from P.C. Board level through Satellite program office quality responsible for spacecraft compliance design stages through delivery and launch operations.
§ Extensive experience working with foreign and domestic suppliers, customers, engineering, and program management.
§ Currently certified NASA 8739.1A, 8739.4, and J-STD-001FS.
§ Clearances: Inactive TS/SCI with single scope poly background investigation (SSBI), DOD secret
AREAS OF EXPERTISE / PRIOR EXPERIENCE
§ NASA, Defense, and Commercial Satellites
§ Microelectronic and hybrid assembly
§ MIL STD and NASA certified instructor
§ SAP Proficient
§ ESA, J-STD-001FS, NASA 8739 Standards
§ AS9100 / ISO9000
§ Level II NDT Radiography, Penetrants
§ Six Sigma Greenbelt
KBRwyle October 2015 - Present
Level 4 Quality Engineer (October 2015 – Present)
Field support quality engineer providing on sight support at suppliers. Perform audits, product assessments and compliance assurance.
· Currently supporting Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) gimbal assemblies build and test.
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems, Newtown, Pa 2006 – August 2015
Senior Staff Quality Engineer (2005 – Present)
Quality Lead on multiple NASA, defense, and commercial satellite programs. Responsible for product compliance during fabrication, integration, and launch on multiple defense, NASA, and commercial satellite programs including GOES R, GOES S, CLIO, MUOS, SBIRS, SIRIUS 4, BSAT 3B and 3C, ASTRA 1KR, ASTRA 1L, Inmarsat 3 flights 1 through 5.
· Established effective quality systems resulting in 100% program mission success.
· Implemented nonconformance management process resulting in 30% reduction in backlog aging.
Product Assurance Engineer, Printed Circuit Assemblies (2009 – 2011)
Responsible for mixed technology assemblies fabricated at multiple suppliers. Support design and readiness reviews, nonconformance resolution, and end item product configuration and compliance.
· Member of highly effective product support team resulting in reduction in board delivery delays and significant improvement in next higher assembly (box level) test compliance success.
Supplier Quality Engineer (2005 – 2009)
Responsible for performance and physical compliance of supplier products in support of defense and commercial programs. Support design reviews, readiness reviews, and nonconformance resolution. Validate end item configuration.
· Implemented highly effective supplier product assurance management techniques to identify workmanship and delivery improvement opportunity.
Senior Quality Engineer (2004 – 2005)
Responsible for performance and physical compliance of microelectronic and power assemblies, antenna systems, and spacecraft payload system modules.
Software Quality Engineering (1999 – 2004)
Quality engineering team member in software development and delivery for U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division Maneuver Control Systems.
Program Quality Assurance Manager; RCA ASTRO Space Division (1995 – 1999)
Responsible for implementing physical and performance requirements for defense, NASA, and commercial satellite programs. Ensure product compliance during fabrication, integration, and launch.
Training and Certification Instructor; RCA ASTRO Space Division (1988 – 1995)
Prepared and conducted training courses for soldering, harnessing, SMT, polymerics, hybrid fabrication, and spacecraft integration. Considered resident authority for workmanship evaluation.
Quality Control Inspector; RCA ASTRO Space Division (1985 – 1988)
Incoming inspection of electrical and mechanical products.
In process inspections of printed circuit assemblies, box level assemblies, and harnessing.
Disabled Veteran, Air Force, Honorable Discharge; 1976 - 1981
AAS, Digital and Microprocessor Technology Lyon’s Institute, Cherry Hill, NJ
Lockheed Martin 2014 Space Systems Company Exceptional Service Award
Lockheed Martin 2015 Space Systems Company co-recipient Successful Program Execution Team Award
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