Successful Electronics Engineer
A highly experienced and successful electronics engineer who has developed and designed products, established and managed testing departments, created protocols for evaluating subcontracted assemblies and components, and trained hundreds of technicians, engineers and manufacturing staff.
Expertise includes outstanding skills in analog design, electronics, electro-mechanical systems, product development, testing, good manufacturing practices, customer service and training.
Zebra Technologies, Inc. (formerly Atlantek, Inc., acquired by Zebra in 2005), Warwick, Rhode Island 1995-2007
Electronics Engineering Technician (2005-2007)
Performed electronic and mechanical testing on components and prototypes for the largest specialty label printing company serving the automotive, pharmaceutical, postal, medical, financial, retail distribution, warehousing, defense, transportation and shipping industries, with sales of more than $700 million.
- Evaluated third party components, motors, switches, anti-static devices, molded and pre-formed parts, electronics and mechanical assemblies to be used for the development of prototype products.
- Tested and evaluated prototypes of the Rocket Photo Printer, which is due to go into production the second quarter of 2007. This printer will be marketed directly to malls, large chains, entertainment centers and government agencies.
Applications Engineering Manager, Atlantek, Inc. (1995-2005)
Managed an Applications Group with three engineers and technicians designing industrial dye diffusion thermal transfer card printers for government and commercial security and identification purposes. Atlantek was a privately held manufacturer with $20 million in revenues that was sold to Zebra Technologies in 2005.
- Created a line of new media used for the introduction of new product applications for the company's line of dye diffusion thermal transfer card printers.
- Worked with key clients to develop printer applications for their specific markets, including sign, passport and photo printers.
- Designed a number of new products that became a significant part of the company's main source of revenues.
- Selected a design group that created and patented a passport book printer.
- Fashioned D2T2 printers for the Departments of Motor Vehicles, which were top sellers in 12 state agencies.
Danaher Corporation, Mark IV Industries, Gulton Industries, Inc., East Greenwich, Rhode Island 1975-1995
Engineering Manager, Test & Measurement Group (1988-1995)
Product Manager, Chief Engineer (1980-1988)
Marketing Specialist (1977-1980)
Design Engineer (1975-1977)
Began as a Design Engineer and through a series of promotions, managed the Test & Measurement Group for a manufacturer of laboratory and medical recorders as well as test and measurement equipment for a company with $120 million in sales. Equipment was primarily sold to hospitals, engineering labs and the power industry.
- Increased the profit margin of 15 different medical recorders from 21% to 48% in three years.
- Designed and developed multiple input modules for measuring voltage, current, temperature and humidity used primarily for the energy industry.
- Designed and manufactured six multiple channel recorders for laboratories, which became the basis of a new line of products for the company.
- Developed new markets and products, including specialty products, an ultrasound image printer, and patient identification wristband printers for hospitals and out-patient use.
Served as a Design Engineer for a precision gauging equipment manufacturer. Worked as Manager of Development for the Chairman of the Engineering Department at Brown University and as an Engineering Consultant for a manufacturer of aerospace in-flight recorders.
University of Rhode Island, Kingstown, Rhode Island
Associate of Science, Electrical Engineering
Other courses: analog and digital electronics design, mechanical engineering, statics, dynamics, fluid dynamics, mathematics and programming
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
Future Engineering Advisory Committee, Community College of Rhode Island
Passport book printer for Atlantek, Inc., 2003
E-4, United States Navy, Newport Rhode Island