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James Sarinas Muñoz
Shipside Lane NW L
Silverdale, WA C AC
Professional Objective Serves as Manager to employees performing activities in multiple manufacturing disciplines. Develops and executes business plans, policies and procedures and develops organizational and technical strategies. Acquires resources, provides technical management of suppliers and leads process improvements. Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports. Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes. Manages, develops and motivates employees.
Summary of Qualifications Seasoned Manager with the United States Air Force, Air Operations community. Served as a Superintendent to employees performing variable skills within the Air Operations disciplines, such as aircrew training, aircrew survivability, and aircrew performance. Inspect, maintained, and ensured quality assurance for aircrew safety of flight. Developed Operating Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures and evaluated work performance of employees. Executed and developed plans, policies and procedures for organizational and technical strategies. Managed, disciplined, and motivated employees. Provided oversight, execution, and approval of the use of technical data, schematics, and key processes.
Accomplishments by Competency
Consistently and proactively reviews processes to identify gaps between requirements and current outputs, such as with other people throughout the organization, and external customers. Always and aggressively identifies potential conditions that contribute to gaps or key variances; such as innovative tactics, techniques, and procedures for training resulting in continuous improvement of environment, lessons, and % employee safety.
Always vigilant with aircrew customers&; circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; presents project level information to middle and/or senior level managers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities as they relate to customer needs; considers how project level decisions/actions/plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet significant customer needs and resolve problems; resulting in balanced approach with aircrew customer needs and Air Force needs ensuring % safety of flight.
Driving for Business Results
Identifies and sets performance goals for section chiefs, project or process; works tenaciously toward and derives satisfaction from achieving stretch goals related to positive results; remains selfdisciplined; measures progress and evaluates results; reprioritizes as appropriate; prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering resulting in appropriate allocation of manpower and funding with fiscal congressional budgets.
As a program manager, established a clear and compelling rationale for resolving the conflict and communicates the rationale to all involved parties. Presented and explored potential solutions or positive courses of action; resulting in a total force environment within two distinct organizations such as the Regular Air Force and the Air National Guard.
Created a climate that instilled a sense of purpose by communicating and creating stake ownership of goals and objectives. Identified each employee equitably and administers rewards for behaviors aligned with successful team or individual performance. Worked to ensure that each employee self worth; resulting in a positive work environment
Finds a Way
Leverages Air Force leadership training in a positive manner to assigned personnel, thereby to ensure completion of projects or missions. Continuously monitors customers and operations to spot issues; resulting in utilizing motivated personnel that will improvise, overcome and adapt to hazardous and or stressful environment.
Energizes, excites, and motivates others. Creates and models a confident and winning atmosphere. Builds teams whose impact is far greater than the sum of their parts. Inspires in ways that are consistent with company values. Celebrates success and learns from disappointments; resulting in an atmosphere where all see opportunities to stretch, to take risks, to create, to contribute and to learn.
Sets High Expectations
Sets high expectations rooted in ensuring competitiveness. Mentors subordinate in a positive manner that promotes advancement in capability, self reliance, and loyalty; resulting in first term airmen accelerated completion of skill levels and promotions.
United States Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment Superintendent, with the rank of Senior Master SergeantE, Air Force Skill Level Manager P to
Program Manager of assets/employees worth over $, for aircrew survival ability and aircrew performance systems. Primary interface to aircrew ensuring staff are executing on tasks and to guarantee mission critical systems are all deliverable while always exceed aircrew expectations and meet all Air Force military specifications. Manages and assembles employees&; concerns regarding work scope, recovery plans and work schedules. Negotiates all project changes and incorporates these changes into viable specification for employee procedures and improvements.
United States Air Force Non Commissioned Officer InCharge with the rank of Master Sergeant E, Air Force Skill Level Craftsman to
Assists with the management of assets/employees worth over $, of aircrew survival devices and aircrew performance systems. Secondary interface to aircrew ensuring staff are executing on tasks and to ensure mission critical systems are all deliverable while always exceeding aircrew expectations and meet all Air Force military specifications. Assists with managing and assembling employees&; concerns regarding work scope, recovery plans and work schedules. Assist with negotiations of all project management changes and incorporates these changes into viable specification for employee procedure and improvements.
United States Air Force Section Chief with the rank of Staff Sergeant E Air Force Skill Level Journeyman to
Supervises assigned section of assets/employees worth over $, of aircrew survival devices and aircrew performance systems. Interfaces with aircrew ensuring staff are executing on tasks and to ensure mission critical systems are all deliverable while always exceeding aircrew expectations and meet all Air Force military specifications. Certifies subordinates meet all requirements for advancements and proper training. Confirms section meets quality assurance standards.
Bachelor of Science, B.S., Diplomacy and Military Studies, Hawaii Pacific University
USAF Senior Non Commission Academy graduate
USAF Non Commission Academy graduate
USAF Airmen Leadership graduate
Seven Habits of Effective People Management Course graduate
Honorable retired after years of service from the United States Air Force
Awarded the Joint Commendation Medal
Awarded the Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal
Awarded the Air Force Expeditionary Medal with Gold Border
Awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal with devices
Awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal with devices
Awarded the Air Force Good Conduct Medal with devices
Awarded the Air Force Longevity Medal with devices
Awarded the Air Force Reserve Meritorious Service Medal with devices
Awarded the Global War on Terrorism Medal
Awarded the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with devices
Awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Medal with devices
Awarded the National Defense Medal with device
Awarded the Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short Tour
Awarded the USAF NCO PME Ribbon
Awarded the Small Arms Expert Ribbon
Awarded the AF Training Ribbon
Professional Memberships and Associations
Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Association