Professional Experience

Southwest Research Institute

Research Computer Scientist

August 2022 – Present

  • Development and support of transportation management systems

L3Harris Technologies

Manufacturing Engineering, Specialist

May 2020 – June 2022

  • Decreased cycle time by 37% through the programming and development of a new robotic soldering station
  • Developed Raspberry Pi Python GUI application to record employee badge scans and meet electrostatic discharge compliance regulations
  • Data mine supplier quality and estimating data, extracting meaningful analysis to provide to respective teams
  • Manage new capital expense equipment projects, such as bridge crane systems, from concept to implementation
  • + All responsibilities listed within the Manufacturing Engineering, Senior Associate role

L3Harris Technologies

Manufacturing Engineering, Senior Associate

April 2018 – May 2020

  • Development of quality data entry forms and databases via Excel VBA and Access for historical traceability and performing data analysis techniques
  • Programming various Excel VBA add-ins to automate and error proof data analysis tasks
  • Automate the creation of test report data documents through the querying of a database and subsequent inputting of results to a MS Word document, resulting in both a 1 hour/document time savings and the elimination of manual data entry errors
  • Collaborate with design and systems engineering teams, providing improvements via Engineering Change Requests/Engineering Change Orders (ECR’s/ECO’s)
  • Redesign floor layout to accommodate new product requirements in an ever-changing program-based manufacturing environment
  • Creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures, process documentation and label printing files
  • Daily support of production lines, including conducting preventative maintenance tasks and facilitating employee training certification
  • Management of budgets used for the procurement of manufacturing support items
  • Continuous improvement project leader, 5S and Safety Champion
  • + All responsibilities listed within the Manufacturing Engineering, Technician role

Harris Corporation

Manufacturing Engineering, Technician

July 2017 – April 2018

  • Creation of methods and procedures to improve quality control of manufacturing processes with automation and standardization via Excel VBA add-ins and label printing SDK integration, saving 2+ hours/week and eliminating manual data entry errors
  • Expedite the disposition and processing of defective material returns (100+ instances/annually) to meet program ship date requirements
  • Utilize root cause problem solving techniques to implement corrective actions for quality issues, such as eliminating intermittent cable connection failures

Hypertherm Inc

Manufacturing Process Engineer

April 2012 – July 2016

  • Implementation of a robotic automated cell, focused on the development of a quality plan for automatic inspection, increasing output by ~200%
  • Creation of real-time updating pulse point TV monitors to display status of machining and assembly area output through Excel VBA
  • Collaboration with laser marking vendor to improve front end software programming to eliminate quality issues
  • Creation and maintenance of quality data collection, and analysis of process capability studies, which resulted in a decrease of scrap from 2.5% to under 1.5%
  • Led assembly press operation scrap reduction project resulting in a ~90% reduction of non-conformance’s
  • Conducted GR&R and tool life studies, saving $0.001/unit (~$50k annually)
  • Maintenance of all routings and BOM’s, procedure documents and facilitating employee training certification

Dennie’s Manufacturing

Mechanical Engineer

October 2011 – March 2012

  • Utilized AutoCAD and SolidEdge to ensure quality design for clients and check tolerances for parts to be machined properly
  • Developed basic machining experience


Rochester Institute of Technology
Clarkson University


Programming Languages / Technologies

  • Python [Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, Sklearn, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Librosa]
  • Java
  • Excel VBA
  • Django
  • R/R-Studio
  • SQL
  • MySQL Workbench
  • Pentaho/Kettle
  • JavaScript
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Windows/Linux OS

Computer Software

  • SolidWorks
  • AutoCAD
  • SharePoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Access
  • Minitab
  • Oracle EBS/EiS
  • Oracle Agile PLM

Professional Development

  • Project Management [WPI]
  • Laser Marking [Rofin]
  • Metal Cutting Applications Training [Kennametal]
  • GD&T [Applied Geometrics, Inc.]
  • Green Belt Certification [Hypertherm]
  • Excel VBA [Accelebrate]