Highly experienced technology-oriented manager, with a strong track record of leading large projects, geographically-separated cross-functional teams, and contractors. Experienced in Product Development and Certification, Project Engineering, Operations Management, Procurement, Pre-sales, Quality Management and Business Development. Deep experience in Life Saving devices and related components. Manufacturing World Class Products.
- 15+ years of cumulative Regulatory Compliance / Approvals Engineer experience.
- Experience managing complex regulatory requirements from organizations including UL (Underwriters Laboratories), ISO (International Standards Organization) and Commercial SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea). Gaining 50% overall process and quality improvement.
- Product Developer of 25+ certificates of Approval of life-saving devices. Increasing company business by 100%.
- Negotiated International business suppliers increasing shipping efficiency by 40%.
- Developed and project-managed four new and patentable inflation systems, including mechanical function R&D for proper rugged use. Innovated efficiency improvements by 50% across company divisions, streamlined raw material channels, and improved procurement efficiency by 75%.
- Consult as UL Agent for 5 customers increasing company profits by over $5,000,000 overall.