Crane Aerospace and Electronics
August 2014 — Present
I am responsible for managing our surface mount line for production and prototype builds. I create and troubleshoot programs for the various machines including the Ekra stencil printer, MyData Pick and Place Machine, Ersa Reflow Oven, and Trident Batch Cleaner. I work with vendors to design reflow pallets, stencils, and cleaning fixtures. I also validate new equipment which includes creating and carrying out validation plans and training operators. I actively participate in Crane Business System activiteis including Kaizens, KPI walks, Gemba walks and root cause analysis. I led a problem solving investigation team which used tools such as, paretos, fishbone diagrams, 5 Whys, and Process Maps. I am also responbislbe for the creation of Oracle ERP routers and Agile travelers, ECOs, deviations, and CARs. Summer 2014 I was able to mentor an intern and introduce him to the manufacturing industry.