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productive, quality-oriented operations/project manager eager to contribute dynamic management and interpersonal relation skills toward actively supporting the employer in optimizing performance.
ø offer progressive experience in senior operations management, with extensive experience in military and defense manufacturing operations.
ø comprehensive background in managing the production of complex communications and electronic equipment.
ø effectively define, develop and implement continuous improvement methods, streamlining production processes, and effective facility design and layout, to maximize operational productivity, efficiency and profitability.
ø proactive leader who successfully trains/develops, mentors and leads top-performing teams.
ø exceptional knowledge of iso 0000 xxxxxx xxxx , xxxx , xxxxx 00000/2003 and expertise in enterprise-level mrp functionality.
ø dynamic communication, presentation, relationship building and problem-solving abilities.
ø excel at interacting with broad populations including senior management, staff, clients and external contractors.
ø expertise in: aerospace / dod, manufacturing & production, operations management, project planning & management, manufacturing facility setup and mrp, erp, & scm.
ø active top secret security clearance.
ø willing to travel and relocate.
ø achieved outstanding team performance award in 2008.
ø maintained full accountability for $15m in annual production revenue, with strong focus on optimizing productivity, efficiency and profitability.
ø successfully launched prototype on time for customer with critical deadline by driving integration of previously fragmented project teams.
ø received mvp (most valuable performer) award in 2002 as top performer in division of 450 people.
ø met or exceeded client expectations on production schedule and budgets through the effective planning and coordination of all production activities across multiple departments including contracts, purchasing, planning, operations / manufacturing / production, customer service, and quality control / assurance
ø eliminated 6-month delay in shipping critical systems to navy by tightening schedule, streamlining processes, and redesigning production floor layout to ensure easier access to equipment and personnel, optimizing efficiency and effective troubleshooting/testing.
(formerly titan corporation, linkabit), san diego, ca 1999-2003,
manager, project management group (2007-present)
contribute dynamic leadership skills in managing all aspects of manufacturing and project management operations across 3 sites including san diego, new york and florida, while also serving as manager of new product introduction (npi).
steer diverse activities ranging from bid and proposals, product manufacturing and new product introduction (npi) to product transition and program profit and loss, demonstrating exceptional project management and multitasking abilities in achieving operational goals and timelines.
strategically plan and coordinate schedules to maximize use of resources while controlling costs and meeting company needs; cost-effectively allocate and administer budgets.
project management consultant/contractor (2006-2007)
recruited to launch spiral 1 prototype activity while managing lrip (low rate initial production), further illustrating ability to manage multiple functions.
built and established key relationships and liaised effectively with various departments throughout the supply chain management (scm) process, including purchasing, planning, and stock as well as the engineering and operations groups.
traveled extensively to oversee and lead zero geography program spanning 3 sites on west and east coasts.
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fleet systems engineer, linkabit (1999-2001, 2005-2006)
applied technical expertise and advanced communication skills toward providing 24/7 onsite radio communications technical support (gs-13 equivalent) to space and naval warfare systems command (spawarsyscom) for u.s. naval afloat battle groups.
proficiently identified and addressed existing and potential technical problems pertaining to link connectivity, hardware, and software.
ensured personnel were properly trained on wan connectivity, ds0 connections, pbx connections, and video teleconferencing, playing an instrumental role in the development of top performing members.
trained staff on the operation and fault isolation of the following systems: adns, inmarsat b hsd, an/wsc-8, an/wsc-6, usc-38, necc, an/wsc-3, ems, md-1324, timeplex link/2+, fcc-100 sub multiplexers, fcc-100, and military cryptographic equipment.
production program manager, linkabit (2003)
led, mentored and motivated cross-functional teams of 15-20 members while cost-effectively managing a program budget of $20m for mini-dama uhf satellite communications terminal.
served as first point of contact in responding to customer inquiries, troubleshooting problems and providing prompt and professional service in order to ensure exceptional customer satisfaction.
exhibited detail orientation and organizational skills in preparing status update reports for senior management on budget, schedule, and customer satisfaction.
developed a manufacturing plan for the integration of an acquired manufacturer s operations with company facilities and processes, integral to ensuring smooth flow of operations.
supervisor: test, assembly & repairs, linkabit (2001-2003)
ensured timely delivery of various radio communications systems on production floor and proper transitioning of products from engineering to production floor by effectively overseeing 12 technicians and managing workflow.
directed failure trend analysis initiative for an/usc-42 (v)2 and (v)3 (uhf mini-dama system), resulting in discovery of latent defects, enhancement of test stations and methods, reworking of exciter, receiver, dsp, rcsp, bcsp, and bio vme modules for the system.
demonstrated problem solving and analytical abilities in overseeing automated and manual manufacturing verification tests on all modules of the an/usc-42 (v)2 and (v)3, as well as system tests.
united studios of self defense, san diego, ca 2003-2005
founder & general operations manager
built and developed company from 12 to 50 students within 2 months by innovatively designing, developing and implementing aggressive marketing strategies.
successfully launched all aspects of operations including accounting, it, marketing, sales, and administration.
efficiently planned and coordinated workflow, defined staffing requirements and assigned projects to optimize utilization of human capital and operational resources.
u.s. navy, uss blue ridge, san diego, ca 1995-1999
communications watch officer
achieved e5 rank in 2nd year; managed 15 members in maintaining/operating shipboard communications systems.
operated and troubleshot adns, an/wsc-8, an/wsc-6, usc-38, necc, an/wsc-3, md-1324, timeplex link/2+ and fcc-100.
bachelor of science in business management - university of phoenix, san diego, ca
executive coaching program
- linkabit, currently enrolled
leadership training (12 weeks), peter barron stark & associates, 2002
xylan omni switch administrator, 2000
navmacs ii system administrator, 2000
challenge athena an/wsc-8 (v)2, 2000
inmarsat-b hsd / adns, 1999
radioman a school, 1995
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i am currently exploring new opportunities, and am interested in joining your team. to acquaint you with my qualifications, i m submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
from leading high performance teams and facilitating superior client servicing to streamlining manufacturing operations and executing proactive operations and project management processes/procedures, i have continually excelled in maximizing performance as a dynamic leader. i excel in identifying and resolving inefficiencies, introducing technology solutions instrumental to boosting performance and strategically utilizing financial and human resources to generate optimal results. as illustrated by the accompanying resume, i have a comprehensive background in military and defense manufacturing operations, with extensive experience in managing the production of complex communications and electronic equipment.
among my recent accomplishments, i was integral in our team receiving the outstanding team performance award in 2008 and i received the mvp (most valuable performer) award in 2002 as top performer in division of 450 people. i also successfully launched prototype on time for customer with critical deadline by driving integration of previously fragmented project teams. in addition, i eliminated a 6-month delay in shipping critical systems to navy by tightening schedule, streamlining processes, and redesigning production floor layout to ensure easier access to equipment and personnel, optimizing efficiency and effective troubleshooting/testing. to complement my experience, i offer a bachelor of science in business management.
as a member of your team, i will consistently exhibit a strong commitment to quality and a dedication to playing a large role in achieving and surpassing goals. i am eager to meet with you to discuss how my qualifications support your current and prospective needs, and welcome the opportunity to interview at your earliest convenience.
steven r. black
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as discussed, i am an enthusiastic, disciplined team player eager to launch a successful career as a dedicated member of your staff. i believe you will find my dynamic (list a few skills/qualifications relevant to the position) skills vital to your operations and look forward to contributing to your success.
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steven r. black
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