Achievement-driven and detail-focused Aviation Maintenance Manager with strong military background eager to contribute talents toward supporting a dynamic company in driving cost-effective program analysis and administration.
Extensive background in Avionics and notable accomplishments in systems design, developing logistics plans and documents, and performing logistics support analysis. Excel in budget management, project coordination, program administration, and orchestrating quality control activities to resolve production problems and slash costs. Substantial experience in developing, motivating, mentoring, and leading staff to exhibit productivity and performance excellence. Resourcefully devise and implement methods and cost analysis systems to promote efficient resource and facility utilization. Superior planning, troubleshooting, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Recognized ability to establish cooperative and cohesive working relationships with all levels of an organization, and regarded as a natural leader. Active Secret Security Clearance.
Successfully coordinated 20,427 aircraft component repairs spanning seven production centers, achieving an 88% Ready for Tasking rate.
Employed Lean/Six Sigma principles and Continual Process Improvement at Patuxent River to streamline and consolidate work centers translating to a cost savings of $34K.
Led full-scope maintenance program for BQM-74 inclusive of target build-up, Avionics Change installation, daily inspections, engine changes and testing and repair of all installed Avionics systems.
Leveraged keen organizational skills to facilitate and expedite repairs of 5,210 aviation assets reducing turnaround time by 20%.
Completely overhauled $15M Intermediate Maintenance Requirements List program encompassing 1,280 items, redirected an additional 200 items, and generated a $250K cost avoidance.
Expert on multiple Avionics systems to include RADAR, UHF/VHF Communication, Navigation, and Electronic Surveillance Monitoring systems.
U.S. Navy, various locations (Maryland, Virginia, Spain, Japan), 1996 to 2009
Avionics / Armament Division Officer (2007 to 2009)
Spearheaded production operations at Patuxent River Naval Air Station Complex by establishing workload priorities, managing material resources, and directing maintenance efforts of 78 military, civilian, and contractor personnel.
Ensured efficient Avionics/Armament Division activities by proficiently managing manpower, inspecting and enforcing quality control programs, training and mentoring highly productive personnel, and monitoring maintenance programs.
Professional Experience continued
Detachment Leading Chief Petty Officer (2004 to 2007)
Adeptly steered logistics and maintenance activities for BQM-74 Unmanned Aerial Targets at local and remote detachment locations.
Applied sharp leadership talents toward providing technical expertise, mentoring, and training to personnel during deployment.
Achieved qualification to certify target Safe-for-Flight, Crew Chief and Ordnance Quality Assurance Safety Observer.
Attained and maintained 100% completion rate by administering vital training support to U.S. and allied forces for 11 geographically-dispersed detachments.
Maintenance Manager / Division Leading Supervisor (2000 to 2004)
Proficiently supervised and directed scheduled/unscheduled maintenance operations spanning six divisions and consisting of 34 work centers and 88 personnel at Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department at Naval Station Rota, Spain.
Extensively participated in upgrading and recertifying Naval Station s Compass Rose to enable Rota to perform compass swings on all U.S. and foreign aircraft.
Exercised significant technical acumen to troubleshoot and repair complex electronic systems such as audio/video amplifiers, tuners, radios, RADAR systems, communication and navigation equipment.
Naval Aviation Training Program Manager (1996 to 2000)
Efficiently trained, supervised and managed 35 maintenance technicians in performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on EP-3E, UP-3A and P-3C aircraft deployed throughout the Western Pacific.
Exhibited meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in coordinating Isochronal Phase Inspections on forward deployed aircraft.
Entrusted and designated to authorize and release aircraft Safe-for-Flight.
Created and administered accelerated Aircraft Handler training program to qualify eight personnel in a six-month period.
Successfully led detachment to achieve a 97% task completion rate though advanced knowledge of Navy supply system and by expeditiously processing 250 material requisitions.
AIRSPEED Green Belt
Command Career Counselor
Command Financial Specialist
Naval Aviation Quality Assurance Administration
Primary Leadership Development Program
Naval Aviation Maintenance Control
Naval Aviation Logistics Command/Management Information System
Advanced First-Term Avionics
Avionics Technician A School
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