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To obtain a permanent challenging position as a Director or Manager for Engineering or Program Management.


                                                                                               OBJECTIVE To obtain a permanent challenging position as a Program Manager or Engineering Manager. Qualifications Profile Highly experiencedProgram Manager / Engineering Manager / Systems Engineer with an excellent background as a senior-level professional directing engineers in project, design, test, and mechanical systems engineering. ØProven ability to manage Aerospace engineering departments or programs through all life cycle phases. ØExpertise directing design, testing, and improvement of environmental control (ECS), hydraulic, pneumatic, aerial refueling systems and other systems. ØStrong team support, communication skills and turn around leader. ØRecognized as an effective strategic planner and problem solver with clients, vendors, and government agencies. ØResourceful and flexible leader and coordinator in fast-paced, time-critical engineering program environments. ØFamiliar with work break down structure (WBS), risk management assessment, earned value (EVMS), change management, resource loading, scope creep, estimate at completion (EAC), estimate to complete (ETC), cost account management and PMP theory/training. ØStrong multi tasking skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and strong attention to detail. ØAbility to build complex/large project plans and effectively track/manage projects using MS. Project.

Work experience

Aug 2010Present

Director Of Engineering & Programs

Innovative Nitrogen Systems

I manage the engineering and programs departments with direct employees.Generate designs and manage programs for nitrogen generating equipment for the oilfield industry.

Aug 2009Sep 2010

Program Manager, Consultant.

Eaton Aerosspace

Recruited to organize and manage four large aircraft fuel system programs both military and commercial, (Honda, Diamond, X47, Electromechanical Actuator with over 10 Million budget each).Managed indirect reports (staff) of approximately 40.Coordination and management of programs activities from program initiation through hardware delivery.Overall responsibility for program performance metrics including cost, schedule, risk assessments, plans, Program Status Reviews (PSR) and performance metrics.

¨Develop detailed plans including WBS, budgets, Prolaunch, Enterprise Program Management (EPM).

¨Use earned value, variance analysis and risk assessments to develop plans or recommend change.

¨Lead, mentor Program Managers and Engineers through all phases of programs to achieve maximum performance through the implementation of process improvements and employee development initiatives.

Nov 2007Apr 2009

Program Engineering Manager, Consultant.

BAE Systems

Managed the engineering portion of a 40 million dollar program to build a new composite heavy lift (payload) experimental aircraft with Scaled Composites.Responsible for directing all engineering activities for this program with a staff of 23.Two Boeing 747-400 aircraft systems would be used for this new aircraft and their systems would be redesigned to operate within the new aircraft.Directed the following systems, Hydraulic, landing gear, brakes, flight controls (actuators), pneumatic, fuel, propulsion and electrical.

¨Focal point for our customer and numerous vendors for engineering technical requirements.

¨Responsible for engineering budget, plan, risk register, Life cycle management plan (LCM).

¨Managed using Earned value management (EVM), Estimate to close (ETC), engineering resources.

¨Managed contract scope creep/verification, Schedule & schedule variances and risk management.

May 2006Sep 2007

Program Manager

Sargent Fletcher

Managed numerous aerial refueling equipment programs concurrently.Presented/wrote PDR/CDR presentations and brought programs to a close.Assigned resources, planned and managed budget.Advised System and Test departments how to improve the hydraulic, fuel and mechanical systems of the air refueling system, either wing mounted or fuselage mounted systems. Assisted Engineering and Service departments in trouble shooting system issues/failures.Worked with Business Development department for new upcoming programs on technical issues.

¨Managed customer requirements and directed technical decisions for product development.

¨Managed resources, work load allocations, critical path identification to plan daily activities.

¨Developed customer relations/rapport to establish a positive and productive environment.

¨Worked closely with Customers to ensure completion of critical path issues, milestones and schedules.

May 2004Apr 2006

IPT Lead (Integrated Product Team)

Raytheon Flight Test Operations

Managed development and performance enhancements of flight test bed cooling systems on several aircraft for new prototype radars, support equipment and LRU’s.Managed day to day activities of installing, modifying aircraft equipment to include Vapor Cycle Systems, Auxiliary Power Units and Air Cycle Machines, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other systems.Guided vendors in designing Cooling equipment for Raytheon to include sizing compressors, pumps, motors, condensers, evaporators, valves, actuators, temperature, pressure and flow sensors.Assisted in managing the maintenance department with aircraft maintenance issues to include annuals (B, C check), fuel systems, flight control surfaces (actuation) and fuselage modifications.Wrote several manuals to include, Acceptance test produces, service and operational manuals.

¨Managed contractual issues and daily activities with vendors including PDR, CDR and design reviews.

¨Performed system analysis to verify vendor CDR performance predictions.

¨Acted as System lead for mechanical systems on several aircraft.

¨Managed technical resources, delegated and prioritized work for Engineers/mechanics

¨Mentored and trained Engineers/mechanics with the operations of Environmental Control Systems.

¨Familiar with EMC/EMI Susceptibility & Emissions both Radiated and Conducted testing.

Jul 2002Apr 2004

Assistant Engineering Manager / Program Manager

Pacific Consolidated Industries

Performed the role of assistant engineering manager and Program manager.Managed project functions for program supplying liquid oxygen for new CVN 77 aircraft carrier design. Incorporated vapor swing adsorption (VSA), nitrogen compressors, heat exchangers, turbos, pumps, actuators and valves. Implement new design strategies using 3D modeling software. Introduced new engineering drawing standards, including 3D modeling libraries.Represented engineering department at various meetings.

¨Allocated resources, track budget. Trained, evaluated, and led team of eight engineers and two clerks.

¨Interacted and negociated with clients, vendors, military/government agencies and internal departments.

¨Designed frames to encapsulate equipment and performed stress analysis (FEA).

¨Successfully managed design of multiple equipment items through all phases of development.

Dec 1996May 2002

Sr. Systems Engineer, Consultant

Boeing Commercial

Devised cost controls for environmental control (ECS), hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. Researched systems and determined improvements, including detail installations, duct modification, fans, valves, composite materials, and acoustic treatments. Combined systems and eliminated/replaced components. Supported change implementation for flight control and fuel systems. Presented business cases to review board and negotiated with management of internal departments. Oversaw processes for requests for quote (RFQs), bidding, and vendor selection.

¨Updated cabin, avionics, APU, ECS, cockpit, and ventilation systems for 717 commercial aircraft.

¨Reduced cost per aircraft $48,000 with alteration of costly and inefficient systems.

Jun 1984Nov 1996

Design Engineer

Flexible Metal Hose
Designed braided hoses/bellows and ducting for aircraft. Calculated pressure drops, stress analysis, and flow-induced vibrations. Fabricated fixtures for endurance testing. Tested pressure, endurance, and fatigue cycling and inspected systems following tests. Tested and assembled R&D designs to qualify equipment with test procedures.



Higher National Degree

Hatfield University
Jan 2011Present

Master of Science

California State University
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Jan 2000Dec 2009

Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Science

California State University


California State University-Long Beach
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