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Resume for Kevin K. for Engineer / Electronics in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Occupation: Engineer Industry: Electronics
Country: United States City: Minnetonka
State: Minnesota ZIP: 55305

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Kevin M. K. 

Robin Circle, Minnetonka, MN     Phone:         

PROFILE Skilled and ambitious leader with years of progressive responsibilities in project management, market research, product development, personnel management, electronics, and strategic test planning.  



Master of Business Administration Emphases in Finance and Strategic Marketing                –  


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Emphasis in Digital Design           –   


I am presently pursuing a Project Management Professional PMP and a Lean/Design for Six Sigma DFSS certification.  The PMP certification is through the Project Management Institute PMI. 


CG Consulting – Edina, MN             

MBA Consultant unpaid parttime position – Sales and marketing expertise to the biomedical community

  • Prepared a P&L budget, PowerPoint presentations, and market research of biomedical devices.

    Guideline – Bloomington, MN              –

    Project Director Providing Market Research to % of the Technically Focused Fortune Companies 

  • Managed the entire customer engagement, including scoping the project, writing the proposal, preparing the budget, managing the team and research, communicating progress to the customer, and presenting the results.
  • Continuously direct multiple individuals to complete indepth custom market research projects for the industrial segment requiring both technical and strategic marketing recommendations. 
  • Examples of projects include: assessing competing wireless charging technologies, finding the voice of the customer for magnetic scanning of mile long conveyor belts, developed a gotomarket strategy to meet the motor needs of the pulp and paper industry, determined the market size for sunrooms, and estimated the market size for fans and fan trays for the networking industry.
  • Transformed a client’s confidence in our company after my first project with them, resulting in an annual research subscription commitment of $K.

    Driessen Culligan– Northfield, MN         – Present

    Board of Directors Member Second largest Culligan conglomeration with franchises under management

  • Prepared a strategic marketing plan designed to bring the company to the next level of profitability.
  • Reviewed and monitored financial statements of $ million in annual revenue.

    Agere Systems – Mendota Heights, MN                 –

    Product Engineer Semiconductor design and manufacturer in the hard disc drive industry

    Project Management / Product Engineering / Test Engineering


  • I accelerated the testing and qualification of products destined for Seagate harddisc drives to production throughout the entire process, from design of testing to post production support failure analysis. 
  • Managed products in development slated for Seagate drives and in production twice as many as my nearest colleague.  This included the highest volume disc drive in history.
  • Directed products to production, increasing Seagate preamplifier revenue from $ million in to $ million slated for .  Managed % of annual company revenue and % of local revenue.
  • Conducted operations at Agere Systems in the absence of program manager and product engineer for months, resulting in $ million in revenue.  Proactively educated myself of their daily activities and successfully assumed their roles and managed all responsibilities without formal training. 
  • Planned the coordination of ATE testing, bench testing, and assembly of three $ million projects using Gantt charts in Microsoft Project.  These charts showed the most efficient test flow of a product with many parallel paths.  Expedited the planning of one of these projects which was originally drastically behind schedule.  Communicated details to individual contributors and the schedule to management at Agere.
  • Devised a system to test the quality of hardware and software before the arrival of a new product, which resulted in sampling our parts to the customer week earlier.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Provided research and development testing for both internal and external customers at Agere Systems. Tested preamplifers versus customer specifications and reported the results back to the crossfunctional team.  Every part revision required the test results to be documented in large engineering change orders ECOs or presentations.  Negotiated specifications of datasheets both internally and with Seagate.  Provided feedback to design about the needs for testability, wrote the test method for new specifications, and designed hardware and software to accommodate new test features. 
  • Presented recommendations of test equipment for purchase resulting in effective measurement at a minimal cost.
  • Completed competitive analyses at Agere Systems, starting with deciding what parameters should be compared, physically measured our part versus the competitive part, and then summarized and presented the data to design engineers and management.
  • Wrote and presented all test coverage plans to the customer while at Agere Systems, ensuring that all datasheet specifications were tested.  This resulted in the datasheet test coverage increasing from to %.
  • Experienced operator of Teradyne automated test equipment ATE and the statistical analysis of the corresponding data, including observation of fabrication defects and trends.
  • Planned, prioritized, and directed hardware design, software design, and bench testing for staff of senior electrical technicians.  Hardware and software was developed for purposes internal evaluation, customer evaluation, and lifetest HTOL.
  • Provided work direction to subcontractors concerning printed circuit board design, semiconductor package assembly, and failure analysis.
  • Additional duties at Agere Systems include:  correlation of , automated test equipment ATE tests, conducting high temperature operating lifetest HTOL reliability testing, directing ESD testing HBM, CDM, MM, latch, transient latch, and EOS, test equipment calibration, field application support, and training.
  • Software Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.  Experience with Microsoft Access, UNIX, C++, Visual Basic, Matlab, Pspice, Orcad, PCAD , Crystal Ball, and Minitab.
  • Hardware Proficient using oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, data generators, signal generators, power supplies, differential and singleended probes, and multimeters.

    Winland Electronics – Mankato, MN            

    Engineering Intern – Testing of high current motor controllers and sourcing of components.

  • Designed electromechanical structure of motor controllers, differentiated by customer.  Selected primary and backup suppliers of components based on customer needs, quality, price, and leadtime.

    United States Marine Corps – Twentynine Palms, CA                –

    Optical Chief Repair of small missile systems, laser range finders, optical sights, and night vision goggles.

  • Awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for personally supervising the installation of $. million of infrared sights in vehicles.  Achieved two consecutive years of "no findings" during annual inspection for the calibration and modification of all armory equipment.
  • Awarded Marine/NCO of the quarter for H&S Company Marines for straight quarters.  Selected to meritorious promotion boards at every rank as a Marine.
  • Managed Third Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Armory staff of Marines as Optical Chief in absence of a senior noncommissioned officer for years.
  • Changed Third Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Armory's focus from post to preventative maintenance.  Devised and implemented a staggered preventative maintenance schedule in accordance with military regulations, which was not previously followed.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of small missile launchers, laser range finders, infrared sights, night vision, optical scopes, and all related test equipment while in the Marines. 
  • Top Secret DOD Clearance.

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