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manufacturing engineer Last Updated: February 17, 2016 (over 2 years ago)


Pompano Beach, Fl 33062

202-957-9507 (mobile)



Significant electronics experience including: manufacturing engineering; component engineering; system testing; electronics assembly - supervision, production planning, scheduling, and cost controlling; electronic maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, and repair of digital, analog, audio, and video equipment; and printed circuit board design utilizing CAD station.


Current and updated TS/SCI clearance




ZETA ASSOCIATES (a Lockheed Martin Comp.), Fairfax, Va                                            2008-2016

Engineer – Responsible for supporting hardware installations – antennae, 19 inch rack equipment, assembling unique electronics, ordering mechanical and electronic components.

Responsible for supporting Guardrail ISR platforms – hardware and software; field returns; customer deliveries; new product system testing and checkout; documentation – operation and maintenance; and field support

Manufacturing Manager – Responsible for managing a group of technicians in acquiring components for assembling, programming, testing sub-assemblies; assigning new part numbers; obtaining assembly supplies; assembling chassis; obsolete component mitigations; managing finished goods stock and long lead components; and assembling/documenting prototypes.


TIA GALLEY PRODUCTS, Sterling, Va                                                                                         2007-2008

Manufacturing Engineer – Responsible for supporting the production line of FAA approved aircraft galley assemblies.  Prepared assembly travelers, work instructions, assembly aids for two manufacturing cells.  Performed testing, troubleshooting, and documentation on finished products.  Interface between design engineering and manufacturing to insure design and drawing changes are implemented.


GENERAL DYNAMICS, INC., Fairfax, Va                                                                                     2005-2007

Principal Manufacturing Engineer – Responsible for supporting production of electro-mechanical assemblies, to maintain cost and schedule.  Member of the HCCB team.  Duties included preparing assembly travelers and work instructions; acting as an interface between design engineering and manufacturing; insuring design and drawing changes were implemented; finding obsolete replacement components/assemblies; and working with test dept. to verify correct assembly.


ROCKWELL COLLINS, OPTRONICS, Carlsbad, Ca.                                                                  2001-2005

Sr. Component Engineer – Responsible for maintaining internal part numbers; alternate/obsolete part replacement; reliability engineering; assembly process engineering; determining cable/connector interfaces. “Land Warrior” reliability work group participant/member.  Primary interface with PCB and cable suppliers.  Provided interface between design groups, management, vendors, and manufacturers.  Reviewed design drawings and documents for release-ability requirements.  Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with multiple personalities to obtain program objectives.  Applied industry/ISO/DOD standards and specifications to tailored program needs.  Proficient with MS Office.  Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) in J-STD-001. ISO auditor


Various Electronic Companies                                                                                                           1975-2001

Positions included Process and Manufacturing Engineer, Production Supervisor, Test Technician, Field Service Engineer, and US Navy Sonar Technician – Responsibilities included programming; proposal participation; scheduling; planning; organizing; tracking schedules and costs; budgeting; troubleshooting; testing; repairing to component level; de-bugging, building; reworking; and supervising.  The product lines varied from small printed circuit assemblies to 19 inch rack drawers to MD11 airframes.  All the positions were hands-on requiring use of drawings, schematics, and electronic theory.


Mark R. Charney


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  • Top Secret security clearance, twice.
  • Setup factory assembly equipment floor in a startup company.
  • Integral member of CCB ECN, and auditing teams
  • ISO trained auditor.
  • Acting Quality Manager/Engineer at two different companies.
  • Kept production moving with obsolescent part replacements.
  • Integral member of new product design teams.
  • Supervised personnel of many cultures.
  • Proposal preparation in estimating costs.
  • Managed large small parts inventory of resistors, mounting hardware, and assembly tools.
  • Received management recognition for keeping seven projects on time and under budget.
  • Created, wrote and implemented a production control system utilizing Lotus 1-2-3 software.
  • Designed analog, digital, and RF PCB's.
  • Member of a team who recommended PCB and artwork vendors.
  • Member of a CAD/CAE review team.




1987‑1988       Completed certificated Hughes Aircraft Co. supervisory courses

1983‑1990       Successfully completed several college engineering and business courses

1982                Completed Gerber Factory Technical School

1979                Graduated U.S. Navy Advanced Electronic School Program

1975                One year general engineering at University of Akron; Akron, Ohio

1974                Graduate; Garfield High School; Akron, Ohio




  • Protected Veteran
  • Registered J-STD-001 Instructor (currently expired)
  • Advanced to Petty Officer First Class in minimum time frame (five years).
  • Received Navy Achievement Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
  • Received two Letters of Commendation

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