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Product Assurance Validation Engineer Resume

Lowell, MA

SUMMARY

  • Twenty five Years experience in the Electronics Industry.
  • Over 9 years experience supporting and managing EMI/EMC testing (Immunity and Emissions).
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes, Design validation Test, Quality and Reliability Testing, Immunity and Emissions testing, and Project Management.
  • Worked in 6 sigma environment for over 15 years at Confidential .

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Lowell, Ma

Product Assurance Validation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Testing for EMI/EMC included Immunity and Emissions testing. Radiated Emissions, ESD, etc.
  • Environmental testing included: Temperature cycling tests, Humidity testing, Chemical tests, and Salt test. Testing was performed operationally and Non - Operational.
  • Mechanical test included: Shock test, Vibration testing (operational) and Packaging test (Non-operational).
  • Implemented new test strategies and methods to better assess new designs.
  • Validated new and modified test methods.
  • Reviewed and approved test results to determine test acceptance.
  • Drive corrective actions to completion.
  • Develop Test plan per customer requirements.
  • Projects included both Foreign and Domestic Automotive Companies
  • Generate schedule per customer deliverable.
  • Program Manage all testing requirements per customer specifications.
  • Review and determine status of completed tests.
  • Troubleshoot test issues when they arise.
  • Customer supported: G.M., Honda, Daimler, Chrysler.
Confidential

EMI/EMC Compliance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Validated new and modified test methods.
  • Responsible for acquiring country specific accreditation for EMI/EMC testing.
  • Scheduling, budgeting and planning test time for product testing at outside test facilities.
  • Familiar with the following standards: EN55022, EN55024, FCC part 15, EN60950 2nd Ed.
  • Project team member responsible for World Wide Compliance Certifications.
  • Generate schedule per marketing requirements.
  • Review and determine status of completed tests.
  • Troubleshoot test issues when they arise.
Confidential

Design Quality Engineer, Verification and Validation

Responsibilities:

  • Testing for EMI/EMC included Immunity and Emissions testing. Radiated Emissions, ESD, etc.
  • Environmental testing included: Temperature cycling tests, Humidity testing, Chemical tests, Salt test, and Drip (rain) tests. Testing was performed operationally and Non-Operational.
  • Mechanical test included: Shock test, Vibration testing (operational) and Packaging test (Non-operational).
  • Implemented new test strategies and methods to better assess new designs.
  • Validated new and modified test methods.
  • Reviewed and approved test results to determine test acceptance.
  • Drive corrective actions to completion.
  • Develop Test plan per customer requirements.
  • Projects included both Foreign and Domestic Automotive Companies
  • Generate schedule per customer deliverable.
  • Program Manage all testing requirements per customer specifications.
  • Review and determine status of completed tests.
  • Troubleshoot test issues when they arise.

Confidential

Network Administrator/Lab Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Designed three labs for Hardware, Software and Quality Assurance for testing the Springtide product. (ENET, DS3 and Fiber).
  • Planned and coordinated entire lab move from Maynard to Westford with only one day downtime.
  • Configured, maintained and upgraded test equipment (Ixia and Spirent).
  • Installed and configured 3 Com hubs and switches used on Lucent VPN.
  • Purchased equipment for headcount increases and new technologies developed within the Springtide edge router.
  • Tracked capital and expense spending to budget.
  • Configured, repaired and upgraded lab computers H/W & S/W (Windows operating systems 95, 98, NT, 2000, Me, etc).
  • Maintained and distributed IP addresses for lab computers.
  • Troubleshot networking problems to resolve connectivity issues.
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, WINS on Internet and Intranet.
  • Experience with Routers and Network cards (both wire line and wireless).

Confidential

Test Lab Services Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Generated procedures for EMI/EMC testing (emissions and immunity).
  • Developed correlation plan for vendor testing for EMI/EMC.
  • Responsible for acquiring country specific accreditation for EMI/EMC testing.
  • Scheduling, budgeting and planning test time for product testing.
  • Responsible for maintaining and attaining government accreditations for EMI/EMC testing (i.e. NVLAP, TUV, CCIBLAC, BSMI).

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