For most manufacturing and technical companies, engineers report to a lead or a senior engineer who in turn report to the overall engineering head who is typically an Engineering Director or VP depending on the size and complexity of the engineering work the company does.  The Engineering Director possesses the technical competence and the managerial expertise to lead the department in its mission to support corporate, business and operational objectives.


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Engr. Mildred T. Hawthorn

Orleans St., Baltimore, Maryland

Phone: (443) 588-6978


To work as an Engineering Director for a large manufacturing company.

Summary of Qualification

  • Excellent organization and multitasking skills with ability to work under extreme pressure.
  • Excellent supervisory, managerial and leadership skills to head a department
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Career Experience/Job History


2003 – Present: Engineering Director, Highlands Aviation, Plc, Baltimore

  • Manage a team of engineers of various disciplines working to assist shop and line mechanics as well as inspectors in ensuring the company’s aircraft fleet of Beechcraft, Huey Helicopters and B727/B737s are properly maintained in accordance with US-FAA regulations and manufacturer’s standards.
  • Coordinate with peer maintenance directors locally and internationally in exchanging or procuring aircraft parts at bid levels
  • Deal with aircraft parts and engine makers to get the best purchase deal.
  • Coordinate with HR to implement training programs and career development initiatives as well as defining job requirements in screening applicants.
  • Approve recommended engineering changes to maintenance procedures.



1997 – 1999:  MS in Electro Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University

1992 – 1996: In house trainings and seminars on aircraft maintenance

1992:  Passed board exams to become a Professional Engineer

1988 – 1992:  BS Electrical Engineering, Cornell University


Professional references to be furnished upon request.


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