Kenneth I

Electronics Engineer - 16 Years of Experience - Near 30127


Electronics Engineer

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Some College Units Completed

Will Relocate:



Areas of Expertise: * Performance Management/Teambuilding * Regulatory / Safety Compliance * WiFi, Bluetooth, Z-Wave * Project Management * Procurement/Vendor Management * Home Automation / Security * ISO 9001 * Requirements Management * Silicon Labs Zigbee Training Most Recent Position & Experience Managed Managed team of 8 Test, Design, Digital and Analog Engineers responsible for lab support of 40+ lab engineers for development of products used in Satellite TV / DISH and qualifying third party Zigbee, Z-wave, and Wi-Fi devices for use with Security / Home Automation Echostar designed controller hub. * Selected, coached, and developed team of assemblers, technicians, and engineers for R&D lab support. Acted as an advisor to help meet established schedules and/or resolve technical or operational problems. * Assigned, scheduled, trained, and communicated job expectations recommended compensation actions and insured team adhered to policies and procedures - including safety processes. * Managed R&D Lab operations by exercising and insuring cost control measures were adhered to. Also monitored project schedules, investigated problems, and recommended and implemented solutions to improve efficiencies and move projects forward. * Delivered supplies and equipment to departments by receiving and transferring items. * Maintained storage area by organizing floor and laboratory space adhering to storage design principles recommended improvements. Generated needed space in R&D Lab for new product development by arranging recycling at no cost to Company. * Managed vendor relationships and was responsible for negotiations and procurement of materials and services to assure optimal TCO factors of Cost, Quality, Delivery and Innovation was achieved. * Managed vendors for lab equipment and supplies and generated purchase orders for lab test equipment and lab supplies for all Atlanta-based engineering projects. * Implemented a yearly calibration plan agreement for lab equipment calibration to cut expenses for R&D Lab operations by 15% per year. * Collaborated and supported RF, Digital, Sustaining, Project Managers, Engineering Team in product design. * Test Equipment Maintenance - generated PO's to calibrate and repair all lab test equipment used for product research and development including spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes, DVM and temperature chambers. product development from prototype to manufacturing. Established and maintained strong relationships with OEM product vendors. Coordinated ordering cataloging and issuance of parts and support other departments with VSAT technical and configuration issues.


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