Production and research professional, offering twenty years of comprehensive experience through aviation, defense contractors, and chemical environments utilizing product quality analysis and process engineering; backed by expertise in data gathering, problem-solving, and troubleshooting within aerospace industries. Adept at utilizing and maintaining proper equipment and materials to promote safety and achieve organizational goals. Armed with exceptional communication and interpersonal aptitudes in building rapport with colleagues and diverse professionals.
Instron/MST QTEST| Atomic Absorption| Oscilloscopes | HP Chemstation Software|| ColorQuest | XE Spectrocolor Meter|Leco TGA-601|IR Scanning Spectroscopy | Ion Chromatography | Rheology | Size Exclusion Chromatography | Shimadzu TOC | Laurier Die Sort | Mass Spectra | MRSI Die Mount | IC Analyzer | Leco 440 CHN Analyzer | Karl Fisher | Philips PW 2600 Simultaneous XRF Spectrometer | Dionix IC | DoD |Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook |AutoCAD| Solid-Works | Inductive Coupled Plasma |MatLAB |I-Line XLS Stepper | SharePoint | TiPQA| HPGC | HPLC | ICP
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Analytics and Product Development (R&D)
Program & Engineering Testing and Assembly
Technical Process Monitoring
Results Interpolation & Technical Writing
Research & Manufacturing Process Improvement
Data Analysis from instrumentation
Laboratory Examination and Data Administration
Northrop Grumman, Elkton, MD 12/2020 – 7/2021
Quality Engineer (Contractor), Defense Systems
Monitor production cycle and product conformance of B61 Spin rocket program through joint agreement with Sandia National Laboratories and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Inspect product materials for defects and initiate corrective actions for continuous flow of production
Identify the root cause of technical issues for the program and recommend fixes
Prepare reports on malfunctions and corrective actions using TIPQA
Review Rocket blueprints and quality documentation using TCUA for revision updates and other quality assurance procedures (QAP’s), Use of GD&T knowledge with TCUA.
Track quality assurance goals with team members
Coordinate with external customer auditors to ensure contractual compliance
Work with internal teams to increase customer satisfaction by improving the quality of the products
American Public University
Masters Science Space Sciences – Concentration Aerospace Engineering 5/20/20 – 11/2020
Pursuit of continued studies in lieu of COVID -19 non-furlough from The Gill Corp.
Aerospace focus on Orbital Mechanics, Propulsion, & Satellite systems
Expected graduation 2023
The Gill Corp., Edgewood MD
Quality Specialist/Engineer – Six Sigma Black Belt II 4/2019- 5/2020
Work with engineering aerospace teams to monitor & access critical activities affecting first article policy.
Applied Lean Six Sigma approach on non-conforming materials based on data analysis findings
Presented presentations & conclusions related to project completions.
Provide coaching for executive leadership in the use of improvement tools & methodology as part of the Kizan team
Applied DMAIC approach to non-conforming materials (NCM)
Review relevant data to insure consistency with company policies & procedures.
Ensure compliance with established internal process & procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, & other documentation. Attention to detail is critical to ensure strict accuracy.
Document data obtained during quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies & procedures
Communicate significant issues & or developments identified during quality assurance activities
Attend Material Review Board meetings on dispositioned material for scrap data collection
Northrop Grumman, Linthicum, MD
Senior Solid-State Technician, Advanced Technologies Laboratory (ATL) Mission Systems 2008–2019
Identify Hi-Rel components for aircraft standards according to DOD specs in ASICS program for buy-off.
Take charge of the operation and maintenance of processing equipment, such as photolithography tools, semi-conductor devices, Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) material handling, and various advanced technologies
Render support to laboratory management on proper usage of personal protective equipment (PPE), which include industrial hygiene, while assisting new technicians on specific equipment and procedures
Facilitate meetings with engineers and management regarding performance and maintenance of equipment
Serve as liaison between first and second shift to reduce errors and ensure efficient production
Keep detailed record of procedures and report specifications in compliance with Command Media Electronics Systems, and Occupational Safety and health Administration (OSHA) protocol
Utilized internal product management software Factory Works and SAP for accurate documenting of product line
Configure and control wide range of cleanroom equipment used for assembly operations of transistor technology
Conduct laboratory testing and equipment adjusting in alignment with specifications
Carry out technical, chemical, and photolithography tests to develop processes and manage semi-conductor devices
Identify the quality of broad-ranged procedures and collaborate with appropriate engineers to establish development and troubleshoot defects and irregularities
Dupont, The Franklin Company
Chemical Research and Physical Testing TiO2 – AAS/ /ICP
PQ Corporation, Aerotek Scientific
Chemist – wet chemistry
Technician Specialist – catalytic converter metals analysis
Service Engineer / Test Engineer – solid/liquid separation
Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Incorporation
Senior Chemical Technician – ICP/ AAS
Senior Chemical technician | Team Leader/ Shift Manager – HPGC / HPLC
Master of Science - Space Studies
American Public University – Concentration Aerospace Science, expected graduation 2023
Bachelor of Science in Science-Mathematics and Technology, 2016
Empire State University, New York, NY
Associate of Science in Engineering, 1998
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Six Sigma Black Belt in Engineering C.S.S.C certified
ISO-9000 Certified Equipment
Hazardous Materials Prevention IS-00340 FEMA
Introduction to Hazardous Materials IS-00005.a FEMA
Mission Systems Northrop Grumman Training Cleanroom & Assembly Certifications
General Internal Certifications 2008-2019
Lab Safety | Injury Illness Prevention | Hazard Communication | FOD Awareness | ATL Chemical Labeling | ATL Cleanroom Procedures | Hazardous Gas Alarm System | Basic Hazardous Waste Management | Information Security Awareness | Personally Identifiable Inform | Key Points Card for Engineering | Safety Observers | Leading and Valuing Diversity | ESD Awareness | Fundamentals of Solid-State Radar | ESD Awareness | Quality Improvement and Product Delivery | Emergency Action Plan and Evacuation | Space Awareness-Z1150 | 2015 Ethics and Compliance | ES Manufacturing Counterfeit Awareness |
Photolithography Certifications (in production Buildup) 2008-2017
GaAs Pre-Clean/Resist Strip | GaAs Posistrip-Recertification | Automated Spray Solvent Process | ATL Cleanroom Entry Procedures | TEST Information Security Award | HBT MMIC Fabrication | Process Improvement | Cycle time improvement | Customer Satisfaction & Product Delivery GaAs Vapor Prime | GaAs Coat Resist | GaAs Tape Liftoff Process | GaAs Develop Image | OVEN BAKE (GaAs) | GaAs Vapor Prime | GaAs High Pressure Spray Clean | Photo Mask Measurement | GaAs Metallization Lift-off | Matrix Asher | GaAs Pre Clean/Resist Strip | Automated Spray Solvent Process | GaAs Posistrip Recertification | Profilometer | Deposition Thickness Measurement | Nanoline | 2D Silicon Carbide Transits | DSP+ Removal of Post-Ash Polym, Axcelis 200 ACU Ozone Asher | Axcelis 200 PCU/PoLo Photostab | Photo Mask Measurement–Recer, M-Gauge Measurement | Metal Film Adhesion Test | MRC 662 Operator Specification | Epsilon 1 Vertical Epitaxial Growth SiC | Infrared Inspection | Four-Point Probe Measurement
Final Assembly Certifications (Radar build up / Buy Off ) 2018-2019
Automatic Marking | Laurier Automatic Die Separation and Sort | Lindberg Furnace Lidding | Manual Single Side Lead Shear | Final Inspection microscopy
FMC Chemical Laboratory Training (Chromatography)
HPGC | HPCL | Atomic Absorption | Wet Bench Chemistry | ICP
Lab Safety, Illness Injury Prevention, Hazard Communication Training
Nihon Takaiyama Karate-do | Shodan 1st Degree Black Belt, Member
Japan Karate Federation, Owings Mills, MD | Member
Boy Scouts Martial Arts Demonstration
Golden Key Honors Society | Member
International Society for Optics and Photonics | Member
Arrow of Light Cub Scouts into Boy Scouts
Ten-year Anniversary Award Northrop Grumman
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