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Mr. Bill Spicer

 
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Current Employer:
Leaders in Mechanical Engineering Supplier Development in Boston MA
Title:
Founder | Mechanical Engineer Supplier Development
Location:
Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
MavenScore: 1.6 / 5.0


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Knowledge Summary

This Maven has the ability to collect and analyze meaningful data in order to implement significant Design and Process improvements which will reduce cycle time and increase productivity and the bottom line. Supported LEAN Manufacturing projects including a complete Load & Pack facility set-up, 4 other projects at 2 different casting suppliers, and a Design For Six Sigma project that reduced piece part cost by > 500%. Analyze all aspects of design including fabrication methods, manufacturing process, tooling, mechanical assembly and inspection utilizing statistical process controls and Six Sigma tools.

This Maven was the Team Lead for the Casting Critical Commodities Team for USAF Sensor Fuzed Weapon (SFW) program responsible for qualifying new suppliers, re-tooling existing suppliers, and resolving production issues for both casting and machining processes.

Experience

Current Employer:
Leaders in Mechanical Engineering Supplier Development in Boston MA
Title:
Founder | Mechanical Engineer Supplier Development
Dates:
Jan 2012 - Present
Description:

Attending networking events

Researching Industry Leaders

Tracking Industry Trends

Participating in Industry Discussions


Past Experience:
Textron Defense Systems
Title:
Principal Mechanical Engineer | Casting Critical Commodity Team Lead
Dates:
Aug 1982 - Mar 2012
Description:

Principal Mechanical Engineer / Casting Critical Commodity Team Lead
Supported LEAN manufacturing projects
Involved in 4 other projects at two different casting suppliers
Design For Six Sigma project that reduced piece part cost by greater than


Past Experience:
Black & Webster
Title:
Mechanical Design | Sales Applications Engineer
Dates:
Jan 1979 - Dec 1982
Description:

Sales Applications Engineer developed and designed assembly machines to accommodate customer unique manufacturing applications and specifications. Responsible for all aspects of the project including sales proposals and manufacturing


Knowledge, Keywords & Publications

LEAN Manufacturing/Six Sigma tools
Design, R&D, issue resolution, failure analysis
Project Mngt, leadership/mentoring/team building
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Machining, casting & materials management
Systems Test Coordination & Execution
Computer Aided Design (UniGrapics NX)
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing
Testing
Aerospace
Military
Proposal Writing
Configuration Management
Integration
Unigraphics
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Lean Manufacturing
GD&T
Continuous Improvement
Machining
Root Cause Analysis
Product Development
Supplier development & maintenance
Product Design
Technical Writing
Process Improvement
Quality Assurance
Team Leadership

Mechanical Engineer | LEAN | Supplier Development

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Known as the "go to guy" and recognized for positively impacting bottom-line and group productivity. Collaborative leader and individual contributor with ability to systematically break-down complex problems and ability to work with diverse teams / clients to consistently exceed organizational expectations.
Strong reputation for effective project management and supplier management to maintain product integrity, control costs and deliver on time. Expertise in manipulating engineering technology to realize significant cost savings and accelerate performance for the company and customer.

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Education & Languages

Tri-State University

1970 - 1975

BSME

Certifications & Licenses