John Herman

  • Layton US-UT

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Business Development Manager & Site Director

Support Systems Associates Inc (SSAI)
Identifies business prospects and touts company capabilities to likely customers. Develops creative technical approaches in response to requests for proposals. Creates and fosters partnering relationships with customers and other companies. Monitors competitive activity and keeps abreast of market trends and customer needs. Manages multiple task order contracts performed at locations throughout the U.S. Represents company on a $1.9 billion Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (ID-IQ) Contract. Leads, manages, and executes pre-award activities needed to secure award of contracts. Solicits increased team member participation during pursuit of business opportunities. Guides customers in acquisition process helping translate their needs into contract awards.
Nov 2006 - Aug 2007

Senior Logistician

Jacobs Sverdrup
Provided logistics and technical support to multi-billion dollar Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) and CV-22 rotary-wing aircraft developmental and operational test programs. Crafted logistical support plans that assured on-time start of the CSAR aircraft program. Led extensive C-130 aircraft avionics baseline study as principle logistics consultant. Supported acquisition, testing, and maintenance of next generation CSAR aircraft. Identified critical logistics needs for successful CSAR and CV-22 aircraft test planning and evaluation. Refined organizational personnel planning projections to right-size required maintenance skill sets. Created an extensive C-130 avionics baseline study that led to capability and sustainment upgrades. Contributed to testing and technical interchanges that kept the CSAR program on track despite funding and schedule challenges.
Mar 1977 - Nov 2006

Aircraft Maintenance Manager

USAF

Experience: Over 30 years experience as manager, supervisor, and avionics technician on fighter and cargo aircraft. Led, managed, trained, and equipped up to 2,900+ AFSOC personnel comprising 18 maintenance disciplines. Planned, directed, coordinated and controlled a wide range of aircraft work. Accomplishments: Guided organization through historic period of growth and change. Set priorities, planned, and directed aircraft organizational, intermediate and depot maintenance. Created manning documents and organization changes to include CV-22 and MC-130W activation.Established unity of purpose and direction within each assigned organization. Won consensus and acted to allocate, reassign and balance personnel skill sets based on priorities. Knowledge: Aircraft maintenance, safety, and security policies. Automated Management Information Systems. Guidance and counseling. Personnel training and development. Core skill in avionics instrument and automatic flight control systems field. Skills: Implementation of improvement efforts via analysis of maintenance, supply, and quality control data.Author executive correspondence and thousands of performance reports and merit awards. Manage aircraft periodic, major, and unscheduled maintenance requirements. Establish appropriate metrics and controls to measure progress and assure goals are met.Coordinate work schedules and designate production supervisors, section supervisors, and inspectors. Chair aircraft maintenance meetings and provide inputs to effectively schedule requirements.Analyze, inspect, install, maintain and repair a variety of aircraft systems and sub-systems.

Education

Education
2008 - 2010

MBA

Western Governors University

Skills

Skills

Aircraft Maintenance Management

§ Implementation of improvement efforts via analysis of maintenance, supply, and quality control data § Author executive correspondence and thousands of performance reports and merit awards § Manage aircraft periodic, major, and unscheduled maintenance requirements § Establish appropriate metrics and controls to measure progress and assure goals are met § Coordinate work schedules and designate production supervisors, section supervisors, and inspectors § Chair aircraft maintenance meetings and provide inputs to effectively schedule requirements § Analyze, inspect, install, maintain and repair a variety of aircraft systems and sub-systems § Use test and measuring devices, and schematics, drawings, blueprints, and wiring diagrams

Business Management

§ Project management § Human relations and workforce management § Business proposal preparation and evaluation § Market analysis and complex strategy development § Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling work activities of others

Certifications

Certifications
Mar 2010

Program Mangement Level I

Defense Acquisition University

Top Secret/SCI