Robert W. Scheltema
Scheltema at yahoo dot com
Advanced degreed engineer with 22 years experience specializing in project management, quality assurance and reliability & maintainability analysis. Qualified ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 (EMS) auditor and trainer. Expertise with 8D, 7 Step, 5 Why, Corrective and Preventive Action, Nonconformance Analysis, Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, FMEAs, FTA, DOE, Green Belt and Black Belt disciplines.
(KUKA Flexible Production Systems
is a leading worldwide supplier of assembly and welding systems and other
related machinery, servicing the automobile, truck and manufacturing industry
with facilities in Sterling Hts, MI,
Director of Quality. Acts as Quality Manager for
Chief, Engineering Liaison Office
Validating authority for compatibility between US special weapons and the German/Italian PA-200 (Tornado) and the Dutch/Belgium F-16. Plans, executes and evaluates NATO flight and separations tests. Coordinates operations of five European Air Forces.
McConnell Air Force Base, KS
Chief, Engineering Branch
Responsible for the management of programs, field testing new components and materials for use in the B-1B bomber and KC-135R tanker fleets, and for the coordination of these programs with responsible headquarters or agencies.
Kirtland Air Force Base, NM
Test weapons support manager for numerous special weapons systems field tests and aircraft/weapon certification efforts. Aeronautical support engineer for all special weapon capable aircraft systems.
Kirtland Air Force Base, NM
Laser Optical Systems Engineer
Responsible for theoretical calculations, optics research, and instrumentation to support the Rocketdyne Air Force Chemical Laser in support of Strategic Defense Initiative and US Army high intensity laser effects and vulnerability test programs.
Master of Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - 1995
of Science, Aerospace Engineering,
Lead Auditor Training, ISO-9001:2000, ISO-14001:2004
R&M Training (Ford, DaimlerChrysler, GM)
Hardware: IBM PCs and compatibles
Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows (all versions)
Software: Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)
MicroShop, MS Project, Visio, AutoCAD, MS Front Page
Whos Who in Science and Engineering, second Edition, 1994/1995
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE)
American Institute for Aeronautical and Astronautics (AIAA), Senior Member
Military Awards / Decorations:
USAF Meritorious Service Medal with one device
USAF Commendation Medal
USAF Outstanding Unit Award
USAF Organizational Excellence Award
National Defense Service Medal
USAF Overseas Long Tour Ribbon
USAF Longevity Service Award Ribbon with two devices
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
USAF Training Ribbon