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.
Current NASA certifications in 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
Level II NDT Radiography, Penetrants
MIL 883 Microelectronic and hybrid assembly
Spacecraft Integration And Test
AS9100 / ISO9000
MIL STD and NASA certified instructor
Six Sigma Greenbelt
ESA, J-STD-001FS, NASA 8739 Standards
KBRwyle (formerly Honeywell HTSI, SMA3) 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.
Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) spacecraft dynamics testing and supplier surveillance for instrument level rework / retest.
James Webb Space Telescope dynamics (thermal vacuum) test support
Quality Analyst supporting Requirement Evaluation and Documentation Assessment & Analysis (REDAA), Operational Safety Audit (IFOSA, Quality Audit, Assessment, and Review (QAAR), and evaluation of Office of Safety & Mission Assurance (OSMA) requirements flow down NASA HQ to the NASA Centers/Component Facilities.
Support supplier contract compliance assessments of supplier internal processes, procedures, and quality management system.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, Pa 2006 – August 2015
Senior Staff Quality Engineer (2005 – August 2015)
Program office 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, BSAT 3C, ASTRA 1KR, ASTRA 1L, Koreasat 3, Inmarsat 3 flights 1 through 5.
Multiple launch campaigns at Cosmodrome Kazakhstan, Cape Canaveral, and CSG French Guiana.
Established effective quality systems and support resulting in 100% program mission success.
Direct customer interface from program initiation through launch.
Implemented nonconformance management process resulting in 30% reduction in backlog aging.
Proficient in Aerospace high reliability NASA, Military, and European Space Agency (ESA) standards.
Product Assurance Engineer, Printed Circuit Assemblies (2009 – 2011)
Responsible for mixed technology assemblies fabricated at multiple suppliers. Support design and readiness reviews, nonconformance resolution, first article inspections (FAI), 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.
Direct support on domestic and international suppliers.
Ensure implementation of Mission Assurance Requirements (MARs).
Support gap analysis and risk analysis / mitigations.
Senior Quality Engineer (2004 – 2005)
Responsible for performance and physical compliance of microelectronic and power assemblies, antenna systems, and spacecraft payload system modules.
Direct interface with manufacturing management, engineering, program offices, and customers.
Support product build and test cycle through delivery and spacecraft integration.
Proficient in MIL-STD-883
Software Quality Engineering, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems (1999 – 2004)
Quality engineering team member in software development and delivery for U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division Maneuver Control Systems.
Support software development through delivery
On sight support of software products validation tests at Ft. Hood, Tx.
Program Quality Assurance Engineer; RCA ASTRO Space Division (1995 – 1999)
Responsible for implementing physical and performance requirements for Inmarsat 3 flights 1 through 5 commercial satellite program. Ensure product compliance during fabrication, integration, and launch.
Program quality interface with manufacturing and integration and test (I&T) teams
Support spacecraft launch campaigns
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.
Certified instructor in Military standards 454, 1460, 46844, 45743E, MIL-2000, DOD-2000
NASA Certified instructor in standards NHB 5300.4 3A-1, 3G, 3H, 3J, 3Z
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.
Inspector certifications in NHB 5300.4 3A-1, 3G, 3H, 3J, 3Z
MIL-STD-453 Certified Radiography RT II
MIL-STD-6866 Certified Liquid Penetrants PT II
Disabled Veteran, U.S. 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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