9612 Helena Avenue, Montclair CA 91763
Cell: (626) 922-0125
Work: (909) 451-6032
Summary of Qualifications
Over 18 years of successful management of production & testing of high reliability
electronics with concentration in microwave satellite communications components and
systems. Proven ability to organize, plan, monitor and control product lines or entire
2014 to present Wavestream Corporation, San Dimas, CA
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer: Sustaining
As the Sustaining Test Engineer for Production, I performed set-ups for RF Test
Stations. Main focus was to test Solid State Power Amplifier systems.
I was the communications link between RF Design Engineers for Initial, Environmental,
Post-Burn-In and Final electrical tests for all Ka, Ku, C and X-Band amplifier products.
Trained Production Test Technicians and updated documentation as needed within the
AS9100 Quality System.
2014 -2016: Wavestream Corporation, San Dimas, CA
Sr. Process Development Engineer for RF Microelectronics Hybrids
Precision Microelectronics eutectic die bonding process development for high frequency
Drivers, BUC (Block-Up Converters), Linearizers, Block Down Converters and
Amplifiers. Concentrated in inert atmosphere eutectic attach using gold / tin solder
preforms. Proto-type builds of hybrid multi-chip modules leading to Production lot
assemblies with state-of-the-art tooling / fixture designs.
2007 to 2014 Wavestream Corporation, San Dimas, CA
• Responsible for running complex Ku band satellite and ground mobile product lines
and cutting edge projects.
• Develop strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation.
• Plan and schedule project goals, milestones and revenue goals for Ku band product
• Defined requirements and planned the project life cycle.
• Defining resources and schedule for project and program implementation.
• Identifying and solving project issues effectively.
• Oversee and direct the project engineering team and manage the transfer of
technology from development to production.
• Manage the production output of the Ku band manufacturing line
• Responsible for on-time delivery of $20M Ku band products a year for 8 years.
1997 to 2007 Hughes/Boeing Satellite Systems, El Segundo, CA
Developed, documented and maintained test procedures and test hardware for
MMIC Burn-in process, specializing in RF testing, analog and digital circuits.
Supervised technicians in the Burn-in area.
Training of new and existing test technicians on the latest test procedures,
equipment and continuously keeping their skills current and relevant.
Perform complex tests and troubleshooting of various Satellite components and
assemblies. Test and tune MMIC’s for SSPA, LNA, and BCA. Work on ICO,
Spaceway, Thuraya, and Galaxy programs. Build and maintain STE racks.
Utilize test stations and environmental test chambers to produce components
that are defect-free and reliable for finished products. Train co-workers in proper
procedures for using Automated Test Equipment.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date computer files on all test results and technical
material to ensure quality and provide easy retrieval for engineering.
Work closely with engineering on development of prototypes for testing of new
products to ensure they meet technical specifications and safety procedures.
01/02 to 04/02 Bassett Unified School District La Puente, CA
Instruct students in various subject matters
Grading of homework papers
Develop lesson plans to better improve students’ skills and abilities.
1990 to 1997 Village Video West Covina, CA
Efficiently managed video store. Supervised employees. Assisted customers.
Monitored purchasing and inventory control. Responsible for approving sales
return discounts and credit. Met deadlines to ensure high quality customer
Maintained and upgraded computer systems. Balanced daily cash receipts and
prepared deposits. Produced weekly schedules for personnel. Executed nightly
closing procedures for business.
Coordinated and setup store merchandise for visual display. Training of new
employees while providing excellent customer service.
2001-2004, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA
Master’s Degree in Business Administration
1997-2001, DeVry Institute of Technology, Pomona, CA
Bachelor of Science in Technical Management
1995-1997, DeVry Institute of Technology, Pomona, CA
Associate of Applied Science in Electronics
1991-1993, R.O.P Rowland Unified School District, La Puente, CA
Electronics, Computers Technician Certificate
1999 to 2008 U.S. Coast Guard Reserve San Pedro, CA
PSU-311 Port Security Unit
Patrolling of Los Angeles Port and surrounding waters.
Protect and maintain safety of civilians and property.
Operation Endurance Freedom
Operation Iraqi freedom
PC Software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Outlook, Explorer, Adobe
Acrobat, Omnify, SAP, Agile
Electronic Test Equipment: signal, vector network and spectrum analyzers,
oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, generators, multi-meters, automated test equipment,
thermal-vacuum chamber, Tenny thermal chambers, Graph-Tec recorder.
Production Equipment Processes: SST model 1200 & MV2200 Inert Atmosphere
furnaces, Heller 13 zone belt furnace, Aqueous Technology electronics cleaning
system, Yamato programmable convection ovens for laboratories, MacGregor M1 &
HAC MCW-550 micro-welders. ESDS: Safe Handling of Electro-Static Discharge
Quality: AS9100, Soldering to IPC-610 & MIL-STD-2000, MIL-STD-883 & MIL-PRF-
38535 for microcircuits and multi-chip module workmanship criteria. Write
documentation for training, production routing sheets, assembly aids and revision
control of engineering change orders (ECO). Control of non-Conforming Materials and
Manufacturing Representative for Materials Review Board.