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Duante Rentie

Duante Rentie

ENGNEERING TEST OPERATOR
SAN JOSE,CA

Summary

Multi-talented consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. and training in Motivated to learn and grow

Overview

11
11
years of professional experience

Work History

Engineering Test Operator

Tesla Inc.
2019.07 - 2024.04
  • Drives prototype vehicle, such as automobiles under test conditions to obtain performance data: Drives vehicle over test tracks Gathers data on vehicle performance, such as braking action, stability, and maneuverability Listen's for unusual noises from car, differential, and body parts, indicating possible defects.
  • High speed maneuver on test track.
  • Underbody abuse test.
  • Curb and speed bump strikes.
  • Trans abuse.
  • Power train wots.
  • Execute operations on test fleet vehicles
  • Operate prototype vehicles on public roads
  • Used computer programs to extract information out of vehicles
  • Constant communications with firmware team to ensure problems encountered handled swiftly
  • Traveled to locations with extreme weather conditions
  • Helped find and prevent problems that may occur to our costumers
  • Received training on how to safely maneuver a vehicle under certain situations & conditions.
  • On call in term of having to help support other operators with issues they might’ve encountered out on the road.
  • Flexible in supporting last minute request from engineers & firmware team in regards of the vehicle
  • constant vehicle inspection and maintenance, daily inspections
  • shop support
  • Reduced equipment downtime, maintaining testing devices in optimal condition through regular maintenance and calibration.
  • Contributed to process improvements by providing valuable feedback on test results to engineering teams.
  • Increased productivity by prioritizing tasks based on project deadlines and requirements.
  • Assisted in training new team members, sharing expertise in test procedures and best practices.
  • Maintained safe working environment, adhering strictly to safety protocols during all testing processes.
  • Optimized resource utilization by effectively managing test schedules and workload distribution among team members.
  • Supported continuous improvement initiatives, actively participating in brainstorming sessions to enhance overall testing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Effectively communicated test findings with relevant stakeholders, ensuring timely resolution of identified issues.

QUALITY INSPECTOR

Tesla Inc.
2016.10 - 2019.02

Performs product inspection assignments requiring use of instruments and techniques to measure quality levels of manufactured or purchased parts.

  • Discarded and rejected products, materials and equipment not conforming with specifications.
  • Documented findings and produced reports to aide management in assessing and correcting quality concerns.
  • Recorded defects and coordinated issue resolution with development team and functional leads.
  • Worked with specific production team members to rectify production issues and maintain high-quality final products.
  • Collaborated with paint teams to increase productivity of production teams 50%.

EOL Quality Inspector

VEHICLE TEST DRIVER - TESLA
2016.10 - 2019.02
  • Final confirmation inspection.
  • Visually Inspect cosmetic issues.
  • Verify DMV Regulations according to region.
  • Test product with use of quality tools (calipers, step gauges and feeler gauges.).
  • Test product for proper functionality.
  • Input any issues that do not meet quality standard to MES quality system.
  • Drives production vehicle, such as automobiles under test conditions to obtain performance data: Drives vehicle over test tracks Gathers data on vehicle performance, such as braking action, stability, and maneuverability Listen's for unusual noises from car, differential, and body parts, indicating possible defects.
  • Collaborated with paint teams to increase productivity of production teams of 50%.

PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

Tesla Inc.
2016.02 - 2016.07
  • Kept work area clean, neat and organized to prevent accidents, mishaps and misplaced tools.
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management.
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule.
  • Enhanced production efficiency by streamlining assembly line processes and implementing lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Reduced waste and material costs by optimizing inventory management and implementing recycling program.
  • Improved product quality with thorough inspections, identifying and addressing potential issues before shipment.
  • Contributed to achievement of safety goals, promoting workplace safety through training sessions and regular equipment maintenance checks.
  • Ensured adherence to industry standards, maintaining accurate documentation for compliance audits and certifications.

DELIVERY DRIVER

GOOGLE EXPRESS
2015.07 - 2016.02
  • Responsible to deliver shipment to different addresses and routes.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with route dispatcher.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for over 50 deliveries.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by ensuring timely and accurate deliveries of products.
  • Enhanced delivery efficiency by optimizing routes using GPS navigation and mapping tools.
  • Maintained strong relationships with clients through proactive communication and personalized service.
  • Reduced vehicle downtime and repair costs by performing routine maintenance checks and adhering to preventive measures.
  • Ensured safety of all goods transported by securing loads properly and following best practices for handling fragile items.
  • Streamlined delivery operations by collaborating with team members to develop efficient processes and procedures.

Quality Control Inspector

Quanta Electronics Inc.
2013.10 - 2015.07
  • Responsible for keeping supervisors informed with timely reports, coordinating meetings and agendas, accountable for all company merchandise being received.
  • Monitored performance and generated reports detailing quality of product and defect rates.
  • Completed precise measurements using special tools.
  • Evaluated components and final products against quality standards and manufacturing specifications.
  • Performed visual inspections and non-destructive tests where appropriate.
  • Monitored production processes to gain understanding of problematic steps and rectify issues.
  • Improved product quality by conducting thorough inspections and identifying defects in timely manner.
  • Enhanced production efficiency by implementing standardized inspection processes and procedures.
  • Maintained compliance with industry regulations through meticulous record-keeping and documentation of inspection results.
  • Reduced product rejection rates by collaborating with production teams to address quality issues proactively.

Education

High School Diploma -

San Jose Conservation Corps Charter High School
San Jose, CA
06.2014

Skills

  • Report preparation; Strong Verbal Communication; Quick Learner; Computer Proficient
  • Automobiles
  • Calipers
  • Inspection
  • Inspect
  • MACHINERY
  • Meetings
  • MES
  • Test product
  • Quality
  • QUALITY CONTROL
  • Quick Learner
  • Verbal Communication
  • Vehicle test drives

Timeline

Engineering Test Operator

Tesla Inc.
2019.07 - 2024.04

QUALITY INSPECTOR

Tesla Inc.
2016.10 - 2019.02

EOL Quality Inspector

VEHICLE TEST DRIVER - TESLA
2016.10 - 2019.02

PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

Tesla Inc.
2016.02 - 2016.07

DELIVERY DRIVER

GOOGLE EXPRESS
2015.07 - 2016.02

Quality Control Inspector

Quanta Electronics Inc.
2013.10 - 2015.07

High School Diploma -

San Jose Conservation Corps Charter High School
Duante RentieENGNEERING TEST OPERATOR