Jeffrey Kachmarchi

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Jeffrey Kachmarchi
Last updated: 02/17/16

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Sellersville, PA 18960

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Resume Headline: Kachmarchi Resume Value: yipi83gka2eegadg

Sellersville, PA
Cell: 215-964-5576

Senior Development/Project Engineer

A Project Engineer with a MBA specializing in Test Design with more than 20 years of experience supporting the defense industry. Expertise includes project management, lead design of complex Special Test Equipment, including cost, material selection / procurement, scheduling, budget management, conflict resolution and metric management. Strong ability to coordinate, develop and support manufacturing activities through cross-functional team collaboration. Known for being enthusiastic, hardworking and a leader who delivers results.


• COTS Integration
• Basis Of Estimate (BOE)
• Cycle Time Improvement

• Resource Planning
• Process Control
• Earned Value Management

• Customer Interface
• Business Development
• System Integration


Design, development, manufacture, and integration of Electronic Warfare (EW) countermeasures in the microware / millimeter RF domain.
Principal Test Design Engineer (2009-2015)
Senior Engineer (2006-2008)
Test Engineer (2001-2005)
Conceived, estimated, designed, fabricated, integrated and validated Automated Special Test Equipment (STE) in the Digital, Optical, and RF Microwave / Millimeter domain for a variety of defense related products. Designed, built and integrated equipment for Major Defense Contractors such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Tobyhanna Army Depot. Generated detailed system and component level electrical schematic and mechanical drawing documentation packages per industry standards using development tools. Designed custom Integrated Test Adapters (ITA) to interface to a wide variety of hardware from top mechanical to lower circuit card assemblies. Generated formal test procedures for alignment, design verification, and acceptance testing of hardware. Provided Project Management including Cost Account Management (CAM) for STE contracts.

• Lead Design Engineer on 50+ Special Test Equipment Stations, valued in excess of $35M
• Saved on labor an average of 3 hours per test sequence
• Led project team (typically five FTEs) for on time and within budget completion of projects
• Met all cost and schedule targets, typically +/- 2% material, < 5% labor • Developed new methods of testing products to insure repeatability and reliability • Worked with engineering-technical staff / manufacturing operations to formulate continuous process improvement • Traveled continentally and globally for integration and support of products and training • Designed Test/Manufacturing tooling processes for Various Electronic Warfare (EW) systems including Dismounted Counter Radio Electronic Warfare (D-CREW) for Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) • Coordinated ISO9000/9001 Continuous Improvement with Quality Team L3 COMMUNICATIONS TELEMETRY EAST, Bristol PA 1992-2001 Supplier of ground and flight instrumentation products for the defense and commercial aviation market place. Telemetry / Airborne Products -- Senior Marketing / Sales Applications Engineer (1999-2001) Provided technical troubleshooting support on and off site to domestic and international customers for airborne TDM, FDM data acquisition / RF downlink telemetry systems used in aircraft and missile flight-test environments. • Provided technical proposal writing, and formal quotations of standard and new development products to customers. • Developed strong relationships in the flight test arena with major customers such as Sikorsky Helicopter, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Embraer and Daimler Benz Aerospace. • Designed and tested hardware including an DO160C EMI compliant power supply for an FAA qualified airborne flight data recorder “Black Box” MADRAS with sister division L3 Aviation Recorders. JEFFREY J. KACHMARCHI 215-964-5576 Page Two L3 COMMUNICATIONS TELEMETRY EAST (continued) Data Acquisition Systems – Test Resource Design Engineer (1995-1999) Designed, developed and maintained production test equipment requirements specific to a customer’s or product specification for a programmable integrated TDM data acquisition system (MicroDAS). • Hardware designs included: custom digital and analog interfaces for turnkey automated acceptance test sets and manual test interfaces for the MicroDAS system; automated test equipment for 150 mill watt to 10 watt L and S Band airborne RF transmitters. • Software skills involved: C+, C++, NI LABVIEW code testing and debugging for the automatic test equipment. • Generated acceptance tests procedures and work instructions for the specific product under test. • Responsible for technical support and training in-house staff and field personnel / customers on products. • Integral part in process of company ISO 9001 certification. Data Acquisition Systems – Test Department Supervisor (1992-1995) Supervised production test department comprised of 15 test technicians. Managed, scheduled project status and flow throughout the manufacturing test cycle of four unique instrumentation product lines used in the aerospace industry. • Interviewed and hired personnel; generated and discussed employee reviews. • Invoked new concepts to improve test throughput time and achieve the most profitable return METRAPLEX CORPORATION, Frederick, MD 1987-1992 Supplier of Ground and Flight Instrumentation products for the defense and commercial aviation market place. Associate Systems Electrical Engineer EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS M.B.A. - Concentration in Project Management, Keller School of Management, DeVry University, Fort Washington, PA B.S. – Technical Management / Electronics Engineer, DeVry University, Fort Washington, PA Project Management Certification DOD Security Clearance - Secret General Radiotelephone Operator License (FCC) Training in high energy – Arc Flash safety TECHNICAL SKILLS AutoCAD, Altium, Capture, MS Office Suite, MS Project, Visio, Access, PLM, EV, MS Visual, C+ C+, NI Labview, AWARDS and HONORS Cobham – Special Recognition Award for Innovation and Teamwork 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 BAE SYSTEMS – D-CREW Project Team Support Award PROFESSIONAL AND VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS Sellersville Moose Lodge 1539 – Active Member Deep Run Valley Sports Association (DRVSA) – Lady Lighting Girls Softball - Coach U18 Millcreek Manor Homeowners Association – Treasurer Additional Info BACK TO TOP Current Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Work Status: US - I am authorized to work in this country for any employer. Target Company: Company Size: Target Locations: Selected Locations: US-PA-Philadelphia Relocate: No

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