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Robert T. Heckman

  • More than thirty-eight years’ experience
  • Approved IPC Master Instructor
    • IPC-A-610
    • J-STD-001
    • J-STD-001 Space
    • IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Approved EPTAC Master Instructor
  • Hand Soldering Skills / Wires & Terminals / Through-Hole Technology / Surface Mount Technology

Industry Experience
Senior Process Engineer, Celestica

  • Designed and implemented manufacturing processes for new products
  • Developed and documented the Optical fiber curriculum for facilities including
    • Fiber handling
    • Component fiber inspection
    • Single mode splicing
    • Polarization mode splicing
    • Ribbon mode splicing
  • Delivered all Optical Fiber classes
  • Served as Laser Safety Officer for facility
  • Designed and implemented floor layout changes
  • Team leader for developing IPC-8497 Optical fiber cleanliness standard

Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Hewlett Packard

  • Created and implemented manufacturing processes
  • Designed and implemented floor layout changes
  • Trained Manufacturing Operator in Quality Improvement Team techniques
  • Facilitated Manufacturing Quality Improvement teams

Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Apollo Computer

  • Managed Manufacturing and Industrial engineers supporting the assembly of Engineering Work Station Computers

Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Honeywell

  • Managed the engineers responsible for all the cable assembly processes
  • Project Engineer
    • Implemented business systems changes
    • Introduced new products to manufacturing
    • Trained exempt employees in team building techniques

Manufacturing Production Manager, Honeywell

  • Managed production departments responsible for assembly of various computer products
    • Cables and Harnesses
    • Disk Storage Units
    • Card Equipment

Educational Experience

  • Veteran – United States Air Force
  • MBE – Master of Business Education – Southern New Hampshire University
  • MBA – Master of Business Administration Southern New Hampshire University
  • Bachelors – Business Administration – Merrimack College