Experience


The following list contains some examples of my work experience:


  • Manufacturing facility design, construction, operation and management.
  • Daily direct customer, supplier and contractor interactions.
  • Military contractor- manufacturing for US Army TACOM, SPAWAR, US Navy and many others.
  • Named inventor and owner of two US utility patents, electronics-related.
  • Direct collaboration with numerous global automotive electronics manufacturers.
  • Authoring of formal business, procedure and specification documents.
  • Front-end evaluation of printed circuit board designs for manufacturability.
  • Assisting customers in reducing product costs while improving quality and reliability.
  • General chemical lab experience in sampling, titration, specific gravity, pH, ORP, etc.
  • Basic digital and analog circuit design, microprocessors and firmware development.
  • Electronic assembly of surface mount and through-hole components.
  • PC-interfaced data aquisition, software, robotics and sensing.
  • CAD/CAM operations in mechanical and electronic fields, data extraction and translation.
  • PCB artwork scanning and conversion to Gerber CAD data.
  • Development and implementation of waste minimization projects.
  • Metal finishing technologies and practices, including electroless and electrolytic plating, etching.
  • Close-tolerance screen printing techniques and mechanisms, capable of imaging .005" features.
  • Ultraviolet (UV), thermal-cure (IR), conductive, resistive and dielectric polymer coatings.
  • Quality Control (QC) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) principles and practices.
  • Regulatory agency compliance programs, inspections and reporting.
  • Sludgeless wastewater treatment system design, utilizing ion-exchange/electrolytic recovery.
  • Filed suit against General Motors Corp., prevailed by developing own case and representing myself.
  • Extensive machine repair, maintenance, and retro-fitting experience.
  • Pumping system design including diaphragm, centrifugal, peristaltic and bellows-type pumps.
  • Design and build process control and automation equipment to improve quality and efficiency.