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- Dynamic Aviation, Repair & Development Operations Professional who offers a background in Team Building / Training, Strategic Analysis / Planning, Start-Ups / New Business Development, Profit / Loss, and Budget Control; contributes talent in Program Development / Management, Project Management, Risk Analysis, Contingency Planning, Process Improvement, and Regulatory Compliance; and exhibits skills in Resource Allocation, Workxxxxxxow Prioritization, and Conxxxxxxict Resolution having both lived and worked worldwide to see the big picture at all times.
- Visionary Leader with commendable accomplishments in high-volume, multi-site avionics operations, and can rise above core challenges to improve the bottom line, control costs, meet objectives, and drive winning results.
- Top Performer who boasts above-average career results; can make sound decisions to rexxxxxxect positively on operations in alignment with a company s vision, value, and goals to achieve a significant competitive advantage; and effortlessly translates highly complex data (e.g. technical / operational) for diverse audiences.
- Excellent Communicator who builds and sustains synergistic relationships with executives, senior-level management, business / technical / operational staff, vendors, and customers / clients; excels in both autonomous and collaborative work environments; and actively leads key staff by example and with integrity.
Developed a new global training program for 1,000 staff across all battery replacement and programming centers and authorized service centers as the Repair & Overhaul Department Manager for ACR Electronics, Inc.
Led high-level strategic planning sessions with top personnel to move forward critical development initiatives.
Established a new FAA-approved Repair Station that handles 90+ Aviation life-saving locator repairs monthly.
Reduced repair turnaround from 21 days to 5 days by reorganizing workxxxxxxow and implementing new shipping efforts, and further created Work Order and Certificate of Compliance to speed up paperwork and reduce workload.
Prepared a Business Case for the purchase of new operating software for the Repair Station that would allow for quicker turnaround times and an increase in monthly production revenue by 20%; the purchase further increased margins from 55% to 72% while consistently maintaining a healthy profit / loss and ROI realized in only one year.
Reduced claims closings from months to 3-5 days as Accountable Manager by developing and implementing a new warranty program designed to process warranty claims from network repair centers more expeditiously.
Successfully set up the Avionics Department from the ground up, including purchasing required test equipment, applying for necessary certifications, establishing vendor relations, and developing department SOPs.
Re-organized Rose Aircraft Services Avionics Department from the ground up, including inputting items into a large-scale database for inventory and reducing unnecessary re-ordering of in-stock products, barcoding inventory for optimal recordkeeping / billing purposes, and achieving continual cost savings for the company.
Developed and implemented department-wide lead positions for technicians to have on-the-job guidance, and created work order books containing system schematics to improve efficiency and on-time completion.
Designed a new training program for local residents desiring to become Avionics Technicians and commence company training, including ultimately improving production levels and saving the company costs, as well as successfully engineering 60% of all projects and producing AutoCAD drawings to complete projects on time.
Repair & Overhaul Department Manager (2012 2016)
Capitalized on the opportunity to lead forward-thinking Repair & Overhaul Department operations due to excellence in job performance and measurable company results in increasingly responsible management positions.
Directed strategic meetings on planning, staffing, budgeting, operations, and resource management to maximize companywide success while delivering critical technical support for all ACR and Artex customers on an international level.
Developed annual department budgets, along with serving as a top-level leader for the development, operations, modernization, resource management, asset management, personnel, and financial affairs of six distinct projects.
Supported diverse departments (e.g. Engineering, Sales, Production, and Quality Control) and interacted with FAA representatives while contributing experience in conducting and / or supporting detailed FAA and / or CASE audits.
Accountable Manager FAA Certified 145 Repair Station (2012 2016)
Demonstrated experience in incorporating a newly purchased Vessel Identification Systems (AIS) into the repair center, including boosting operations success by gathering, analyzing, and managing data; coordinating essential projects to meet deadlines; and traveling as necessary to assist OEM customers with various installation challenges.
Developed cost-efficient budgets to allocate company s monetary resources, and handled forecasting as required, along with conducting in-depth analyses of various financial systems, noting discrepancies, and resolving inaccuracies.
Avionics Manager ￨ Technician (2010 2012)
Strategically steered development, operations, modernization, and resource management for 16 Gulfstream Aircraft providing avionics repair across 135 operations ranging from critical database updates and performing due items on CMP program to efficiently repairing entertainment and lighting equipment to generally make the aircraft airworthy.
Recruited, trained, mentored, and managed solutions-focused technicians while supervising all facets of an aircraft avionics maintenance program s activities in multiple disciplines covering technical and / or non-technical areas (e.g. testing, implementation / integration, operation, maintenance of integrated electronic and mechanical systems, etc.).
Consistently complied with CMP, technical publications, and / or FAA regulations; prepared and presented status reports and briefings on avionics activities to management; and inspected systems and diagrams for quality work.
Provided guidance for staff to proactively identify adverse reliability trends, facilitate root cause analyses, and develop targeted resolution initiatives to effectively improve xxxxxxeet avionics systems operational and technical performance.
Liaised among multiple departments to resolve xxxxxxeet avionics system operation and performance reliability issues.
Owner ￨ Operator ￨ Technician ￨ Engineer
Utilized broad scope of industry knowledge toward leading the start-up and successful operations of a multi-site avionics company performing avionics upgrades, installations, maintenance, and/ or modifications on corporate aircraft and / or systems, including Citation II, Jetstream 4101, Hawker Beechcraft, Piper, and Mooney; Cessna 402B, Installation of a Garmin stack of (2) GNS-430, (1) GMA-340 Audio Panel, and (1) GTX-327 Transponder; ART-161 Radar system, C-14 Directional Gyro, and 2 PC15BC Static Inverters; and Metro III GNS-530 with TAWS, among others.
Performed three Metro III aircraft installations of Iridium 9505A phones with Fuselage mount antenna and cockpit mounted handset mount and headset adapters, as well as handling two Saab 340s with GPS-400 integrated to the existing EFIS-86 systems and Aircell installations and facilitating Piper Mirage and Meridian aircraft software upgrades.
Drove business growth by recruiting, training, mentoring, and managing a top-performing team of technicians, along with consistently ensuring compliance with FAA documentation and establishing and following core best practices.
Maximized bottom-line performance by planning and prioritizing companywide workxxxxxxow to meet financial targets, along with aggressively seeking out new customers and sales opportunities and initiating action plans to secure business.
Developed customer quotations and bids, negotiated sales, and ensured optimal satisfaction by promoting on-time, on-budget, and completed right the first time objectives while achieving sales, profit, and key operating objectives.
Expertly designed and / or approved Installation and completion drawings for projects using AutoCAD 2006 software.
Led targeted decision-making within a small-scale Avionics Department specializing in small- to medium-sized corporate aircraft (e.g. King Air 200 350, Citation 500 650, Hawker 700 & 800, Falcon 20 & 50, Challenger 601, 604 and Gulfstream III), including recruiting, training, mentoring, and managing a details-focused technician staff.
Delivered quality-oriented technical assistance while ensuring the department had the proper support for technical drawings and access to qualified engineers and DER in alignment with company s best practices and FAA standards.
Consistently met sales, profit, and operating objectives while building and sustaining beneficial customer relations.
Optimized data / recordkeeping by ensuring appropriate work records were properly executed by all personnel.
Played a vital role in driving contractor-oriented initiatives for APA Services, including handling basic xxxxxxight-line troubleshooting on all avionics systems encompassing aircraft such as wide-ranging Gulfstream III and IV; Hawker 700, 800, and 1000; Challenger 600, 601, and 604; Super KingAir 200, 300 and 350; and Global Express 700 and 800.
Efficiently handled CMP maintenance; RVSM modifications; EGPWS modifications; Stall warning computer system checks; Comm / Nav System maintenance; and MagnaStar, Aircell, SatCom, and Entertainment system maintenance.
Bachelor of Science in SPELL OUT BAE (In Progress)
Baccalaureate IT Studies
FAA Repairman Certificate ￨ United States Navy Advanced Electronics ￨ United States Navy Technical Schools
Engineering Drawings / Blueprints Interpretations ￨ AMMs ￨ CMMs ￨ IPCs ￨ Approved Data Used for Repairs
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) ￨ Microsoft Visio ￨ Microsoft Project ￨ Corridor MRO Software
Excellent Professional References Provided Upon Request
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