Resume of: Greg Messer
353 N. Columbia St.
Frankfort, IN 46041
cell (765) 659-3026

To acquire a senior staff position, where my over 40 years of diversified experience in most aspects of electronics, will afford me an opportunity to help your company develop and refine products to wow each and everyone of your customers.

Of my 40 years of experience, I have 30 years as an electronic/electro-mechanical engineer, of which the latter 15 years were spent as a senior or lead engineer. Of those, 7 years were spent as a manager and the last 8 years in upper-middle management as Chief Engineer.

My 'out of the box' background, gives synergy to the entire engineering team and permeates out to all associated departments. My exceptional component-level trouble shooting abilities, mitigates root cause problems quickly, and keeps programs moving forward. I am a firm believer of continuous improvement and have a proven track record for "on time/in budget" success.

I have extensive experience with MS_OFFICE, AUTO-CAD, QS9000(Auditor), TS16949, PAPP, PFMEA, DFMEA, WCCA, DOE, SPC, LEAN MANUFACTURING, 6SIGMA, KAIZEN, DVPR, Extensive EMC Testing, GMW3103, ES-XW7T-1A278-AC.

Employment History:
Audiovox Electronics Corp. - Troy, MI
06/2001 - 02/2008
Chief Engineer
Manage an engineering team of 14, consisting of an Engineering Mgr, A Senior Program Mgr, A Lab Mgr, 3 program managers, A Test Equipment engineer, A Senior Lab tech, 2 lab technicians, An RF technician, 2 software engineers, and I share an Administrative Assistant with the VP of Engineering.
IE&E Industries
Royal Oak, MI
09/1998 - 05/2001
Senior Electrical Engineer
I was Responsible for: Micro Controller Hardware interface: JTAG-I/O-Flash. Medium and High Speed CAN communication interface (J1850) Analog Pre-scale amplifier circuit for A/D input w/AGC, High Current PWM output drive that could both Sink and Source current. Self test diagnostics software and self test hardware interface. Overall circuit cost reduction. Final design, and testing, and program release.
Lucas Varity - TRW
06/1994 - 06/1998
Lead Engineer, Body Electrical. Certified QS9000 internal auditor. Extensive GM9100 design and testing experience. Lean Manufacturing assembly process conversion (KAIZAN). Program responsibility from cradle to grave. I was often called on by several divisions of the company to assist in finding the root cause for problems. Frequently called on to assist other product groups with new design concept brainstorming.

Associates Degree Equivalent
Major - Electronics Technology
Aviation Electronics Technician School
Memphis, TN

Major: Math
Henry Ford CC
Dearborn, MI

Major: Math, Science, Drafting
Theodore Roosevelt High School
Wyandotte, MI

Certificates and Licenses:

QS9000 Certified Internal Auditor 1998, Perry Johnson Registrars, MN
Skills and Abilities:
I am proficient in Microsoft Office. I am proficient in AutoCAD.  I have extensive experience with all laboratory equipment. I have experience in writing Assembly software for Atmel, Motorola, Microchip, and TI controllers. I have some experience writing software in Microsoft Visual Basic 5/6. I have experience supervising projects in Labview, and Work Bench.
In my first 90 days as lead engineer at TRW, I was able to reduced total module cost for a GM product by $0.57 with an EAU of 1.2 Million units!
As a Vietnam Era Veteran, during part of my military enlistment I received a TOP-SECRET security clearance. I was honorably discharged in February of 1975.