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  1. 1. Tim Rankin 4038 Salt Spring Dr Ferndale, WA 98248 360-305-1444 rankinta@comcast.net A position that will utilize my previous experience and challenge me to continually improve Objective and develop. Profile 6 years experience as engineering manager. P 3 years experience as lead engineer. 6 10 years experience as a contract design engineer. 3 Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities. 1 Organized, highly motivated problem solver. G Proven ability to work within a team in several roles. O Extensive knowledge of aircraft and the requirements within the industry. P
  2. 2. Employment Engineering Manager, Heath Tecna Jan. 2003 - Present Managed a group of 35-150 individuals ranging from entry level drafters to lead engineers. J Ensured both non-recurring and recurring budgets were met. M Provided hours estimates for the various jobs being worked by sales. E Developed and executed manpower plans to coincide with the potential sales. P Performed performance reviews for direct employees as well as reviewing the performance of D contract employees and taking appropriate action depending on the results. (Raise – EOA) Developed skills of direct staff under my supervision. c Hosted design reviews for all projects within my group ranging from partitions to full-up aircraft D reconfigurations. Hosted group meetings to ensure all members of my group were informed on company events r and group activities. Purchased a new CAD and Data Management system to be primarily used for furniture design. a (Closets, partitions, VCC’s etc….) Oversaw the implementation of the new CAD (Solidworks) and Data Management (PDMWorks) ( system. Improved efficiency within the engineering department by utilizing tools to develop new or s improve existing processes. Lead Engineer, Heath Tecna Dec. 1999 – Dec. 2002 D Head of various programs ranging from closet designs to cockpit interior design. H Responsible for running a group ranging from 6-15 engineers and drafters. R Responsible for developing a design to meet customer expectations. R Gave presentations of designs to customers at ITCM, PDR, and CDR. (Design Reviews) G Met regularly with DBT (Design Build Team) to ensure follow on groups needs were met. M Conducted group meetings to make sure expectations were clear to my group and all members had an understanding of the program. Contract Engineer, Heath Tecna Sept. 1998 - Dec. 1999 Responsible for developing designs within tight time constraints to meet both internal and external customer requirements and specifications. e Design efforts included components for bins, ceilings, sidewalls as well as support structure for these items and others. Contract Engineer, Raytheon Nov. 1997 - Aug. 1998 N Worked interior design of the cockpit for the Hawker Horizon. Responsible for the design of the window reveals, headliner and sun visor rails. w Work consisted of surfacing and solid modeling of these components. Contract Engineer, Boeing April 1997 - Nov. 1997 A Responsible for the design of support structure for an entertainment rack. The design included intercostals, stanchions, and clips. s Worked on floor panels and support structure for galleys and lavatories in section 41. Canadair, Montreal, Quebec Jan. 1997 - March 1997 J Worked preliminary design of the floor structure for the new RJX aircraft giving special attention to corrosion protection, working to eliminate corrosion problems encountered on previous aircraft. a Responsible for layout of longitudinal and transverse floor beams, seat rails, and posts. Boeing, Wichita, Kansas March 1996 - Jan. 1997 Worked on both the forward and aft bulkheads for the PW Inlet and Fan Cowl. W Work included solid modeling and detailing of support fittings, stiffeners, and support structure for a pressure/temperature probe installation. Flight Structures Inc., Arlington, Washington Jan. 1995 - March 1996 J Worked primarily on floor structure in sections 41 and 42 for a 747 Combi to freighter conversion.
  3. 3. Additional Skills CATIA V5 – Basic Training SolidWorks – 1000 Hours CATIA V4 – 16000 Hours MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project