Component Engineer

  2606 S. Miller Dr., Apt. 103               Lakewood, CO 80227

Phone: 720-480-1290;       Email: brian75137@yahoo.com

 

Brian Steeves

 

Capabilities: (Over 25 years Component Engineering experience)

 

Interfacing with vendors from initial RFI to procurement requirements, vendor source inspection and vendor visits.

 

Developing specifications, assuring materials meet requirements, resolving supplier concerns and problems, and Manufacturing issues

 

Consolidating the design and delivery of commercial and military hardware which is compliant to customer specifications and requirements as a team member/leader

 

Handling component management from opening bid to delivered product to EOL.

 

Taking ownership of the product from start to finish and working readily with mid- and upper- level management

 

Establishing design criteria, specifications, sources of supply and acceptance criteria for incoming product.

 

Assuring compliance with customer production and reliability requirements and specifications

 

Selection of components in compliance with program requirements – both reliability and qualification

 

Negotiating and managing a significant change of scope on a major government contract

 

Resolving a major semiconductor parts-handling procedure

 

Managing new product requests, and initiating and reviewing BOMs for accuracy and verifying quality of data entry.

 

Proactive monitoring component availability and vendor EOL notices

 

Creating solutions to problems of active and passive devices, switching devices including relays,

connectors and opto-electronic devices

 

Managing a product developmental laboratory and a warehouse

 

Ensuring vendor performance through quality reviews and product source inspections

 

Leading and participating in Parts, Materials and Processes Control Boards (PMPCBs)

 

Actively participating in PDR and CDR presentations

 

Resolving, and reducing costs, of materials handling problems.

 

Creation and staffing of a facility-wide Technical Library

 

Being a technical resource from the design and development of a product through its lifetime and into EOL

 

 

Employment

2011-present               CE Engineering LLC                                                  Lakewood, CO

2010 (Contract)           Goodrich ISR                                                             Albuquerque, NM

2009 (Contract)           SEAKR Engineering                                                  Centennial, CO

2001 – 2008                Ball Areospace & Technology Corp.                          Boulder, CO

1995 – 2000                Siemens ElectroCom LP                                             Arlington, TX

1993 – 1995                Super Conducting Super Collider                               Waxahatchie, TX

1992 – 1993                Sorrento Electronics                                                    San Diego, CA

1990 – 1992                TRW(MEAD)                                                             San Diego, CA

1981 – 1990                TRW SEDD)                                                              Redondo Beach, CA

1975 – 1981                Rockwell International                                               Lakewood, CA

 

Education:

Texas A&M University           College Station, TX                                        MS

Bishops University                  Lennoxville, PQ, Canada                                BS

 

 

Teaching:  Taught chemistry lab at Texas A&M University and United States International University

                  Tutored nursing students and coached in a cardiovascular nursing course.

 

Languages:

Conversational German

Conversational French

 

Security Clearance:

SECRET clearance held for over 20 years with no issues – currently inactive.

 

Citizenship:

US citizen since 1985

  • ID#: 83952
  • Location: Denver, CO , 80227

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