Robert Baker - Resume - Current DOE Q clearance – DoD TS/SCI JPAS archived/eligible

  • 12 Jul 2019 8:54 AM
    Message # 7776445
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)


     Cell: 702-236-0404    ♦    rwrg.baker@gmail.com    ♦    Amarillo TX 79109

    Current DOE Q clearance – DoD TS/SCI JPAS archived/eligible


    - 26+ years DOE and DoD nuclear program, project, production, quality and accountability leadership and direction

    - Master multi-tasker; equips and leads nuclear weapons technicians to impeccable success record in all disciplines   - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt; skilled causal analysis; collaborative statistical/fact-driven solutions with stakeholders

    - Program leadership; implements lean methodology to identify efficiencies and streamline all programmatic aspects

    - Driven professional; diverse problem identification/analysis/resolution; expert in long-range strategic improvement

    - Audit director for accountability/commodities systems; organized subject matter expertise/meticulously detailed

    - HQ Staff experienced; accountable to highest-levels of leadership exercising integrity and independent judgment

    - Strives for perfection in zero-error culture; balancing critical time/needs/personnel factors is paramount to success


    Production Management and Material Balance Area (MBA) Account Lead                  Mar ‘14 – Present

    Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) Department of Energy (DOE) Pantex Plant, Amarillo TX

    ♦ Board-certified Production Director B61/W78/W87/W88 nuclear programs; prioritizes/drives FY schedule goals

    ♦ Focused B61-12 LEP team through detailed process and procedural development; insights resulted in successful

       NESS and CRA evaluations; production team ready for DOE readiness assessment and LANL FPU completions

    ♦ Continuous programmatic improvement; procedural edits & 5S processes streamlining—sets benchmark upgrades

    ♦ Organizes B61 inventory control through enterprise planning & control functions; assures effective resource usage

    ♦ Develops/leads Tier II Escalation; daily SharePoint/Skype functions track plant-wide impacts through resolution

    ♦ Orchestrates MBA inventories; organizes semi-annual, special inventories, and SEVs with increasing efficiency

    ♦ Led Warhead Measurement Campaign team through DOE readiness start-up activities; international impact project

    ♦ Coordinated Sep ‘17 joint Pantex/SNL ABQ B61-12 Developmental Flight Test Unit #5 assembly operations

    ♦ Logistical communicator; daily collaboration with process engineering/training/safety/quality on improvements

    ♦ Guided successful production demos for B61 Joint Test Assembly Modernization contractor readiness assessment

    ♦ Led Assembly Team proficiency; successful Jun ‘19 four-JTA Tonopah drop--three B-2s w/B61-7, -11, -12 & B83

    ♦ Formalized PSM qual training; set parameters—chairs bi-weekly sessions preparing new members for certification

    Senior Leader, Special Weapons Production and Training                                                  Mar ‘11 – Oct ‘13

    709th Munitions Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base MO

    ♦ Led nuclear unit in support of B-2 combat ops; exceeded program objectives; QA rating consistently above 95%

    ♦ Standardized weapon training programs; revamped schedule flexibility; drove squadron cert capability up 200%

    ♦ Re-authored lesson plans; applied Lean methods/techniques to four training mngrs—led to 78 certifications<1yr

    ♦ Hand-picked to lead HQ AFGSC rapid improvement event (RIE)—established AF nuke scheduling benchmark

    ♦ Designed FY weapons schedule; directed activities—unit garnered consecutive AF Nuclear Surety Plaque awards

    ♦ Recruited and trained AFGSC Challenge team—won best nuclear unit and Fairchild Trophy for best bomb wing

    ♦ Team Lead PAL/CMS; managed strict COMSEC equipment/metrics; periodic recodes assured stockpile security

    ♦ Identified and coordinated 10-year facility upgrades; built replacement projections—improvements valued $25M

    ♦ Bridged 14 agencies; aced 2012 Nuclear Surety Inspection SAAM—lauded by IG & Air Mobility Command crew

    ♦ Blasted years of atrophy; relentlessly checked/fixed 1,400 AWM/AWP line items—earned AFGSC/CC accolades

    Command Staff Nuclear Weapons Lead                                                                                    Aug ‘08 – Mar ‘11

    Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base OH

    ♦ Developed personnel/organizational goals; maintained event, technology, and policy currency; tracked/reported

       metrics to HHQ AF/A10—authored policy to maintain/account of $30B AFMC geographically separated stockpile

    ♦ Led HQ AFMC/A4 acquisition of DIAMONDS; set ground-work to establish new HQ AFMC/A10 Directorate

    ♦ Staffed Nuclear Surety Staff Assistance visits; provided leadership summary—crit feedback for unit improvement

    ♦ Reported SECDEF-directed ID of all NWRM worldwide; global inventory baselined supply chain management

    ♦ Established ICBM Collaborative Action Team (ICAT); chaired weekly telecom bridging AFNWC, SNL, AFMC

       stakeholders; identified deficiencies, tracked metrics, resolved issues—innovations recognized by AFMC/A4 CC

    ♦ SME for CSAF-driven 2010-2011 Capabilities Review and Risk Assessment—reinvigorated AF nuclear enterprise

    ♦ Led 225 evals as core member AFMC/CC-directed Joint Independent Review; authored seven root cause analyses

    ♦ Proven expert; built AETC Nuclear Accountability Course; new requirement for all Munitions Supply Officers

    ♦ Upgraded TO Distribution oversight; got JNWPS to 47 AFMC locations—crit guidance…right hands/right time


    Superintendent/Quality Assurance and Nuclear Ordnance Commodities                       May ‘05 – Aug ‘08

    896th Munitions Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base NV

    ♦ Trained/directed four QA evaluators at geographically separated unit; focal point for nuclear surety and safety

    ♦ Evaluated 11 Special Airlifts and SNL val/ver of B53 SGT shipment; completed stockpile shipments in >1 year

    ♦ Oversaw standardized evaluations; tracked metrics/trend analysis/compliance; assured Logistics Group visibility

    ♦ Lead for Wing disaster response exercise; developed scenarios and standards—evaluated contingency and security

    ♦ Updated unit self-inspection process; ID’d and resolved 22 findings; prep ‘06 Nuclear Surety Inspection success

    ♦ Validated nuclear surety safety standards; identified/resolved 150 Category I deficiencies—compliance/18 months

    ♦ Refurbished tailored list of spares, component warehousing, accounting, and status reporting; 100% quality review

    ♦ Identified B61 preflight excess; first three months in position! Recycled $192K of product through DOE channels


    MBA, Master of Business Leadership – in work/current 4.0, Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH

    BAAS, Business Law and Ethics; Magna Cum Laude, West Texas A & M, Canyon, TX

    Certified Level 1Acquisition Professional, Defense Acquisition University, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

    Certified Level 1Life Cycle Logistics, Defense Acquisition University, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, HQ AFMC Inspector General, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

    HQ AFMC & AFIA Nuclear Surety Inspection Course, AF Inspection Agency, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

    DTRA Nuclear Weapons Orientation Course, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

    First Generation Code Management System, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

    Emergency Response Task Force, HQ ACC, Nellis AFB, NV

    Non-Commissioned Officer Academy PME, Air Education and Training Command, Peterson AFB, CO

    First Generation Tool Accountability System/SKU, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell AFB, AL


    Supervisor/Instructor/Team Chief/Production, Account & Control Center Positions Apr ‘92 – May ‘05

    7th EMS, Dyess Air Force Base TX & 90th MUNS, F. E. Warren AFB WY

    2003-2005, Special Weapons Training & Nuclear Ordnance Commodities Management

    §  Developed account tracking database; completed PK deact—LLC metrics set foundation for SharePoint

    §  Trained team of eight who earned ‘04 Combat Capability Assessment professional team accolades

    §  Researched/implemented SKU system for tooling inventory and calibration tracking; zero NSI findings

    2000-2003, Nuclear Weapons Maintenance Production Manager & Team Chief

    §  Drove stellar MM III single reentry vehicle refurb--first AF unit/four months ahead of START mandate

    §  Led three RS/RV ops ‘01 & ‘02 NSI/CCAs; first consecutive Outstanding ratings; held 99.64% MW alert

    §  Teamed with AF Space Command/Vandenberg AFB & Penstar Electronics; R&D of $51M RS Test Set

    1998-2000, Munitions Control & Technical Order Distribution Office

    §  Planned and controlled Minuteman III and Peacekeeper $6.6B stockpile logistics; comm hub for MW ops

    §  Innovative; transitioned to digital TODO account; automated tracking metrics for universal visibility

    1991-1998, Nuclear Weapons Maintenance Team

    §  Completed POTUS-directed SRAM W69 deact; transitioned B-1to conventional munitions national role


    Broad Experience; Programs, Projects, and Info and Human Capital management USSTRATCOM Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC2/NC3) architecture national and nuclear security policy, in-depth research, analysis, records development/innovation, programmatic metrics, B61-12 LEP and tail kit applications  


    à         Professional References and Veteran 10-Point Preference Qualified (available upon request)

    à         709th MUNS SNCO Maintenance Professional of the Year 2012

    à         509th MXG Nuclear Munitions Manager of the Year 2012

    à         HQ AFMC/A4 NCO of the Year 2009

    à         20th AF ICBM Logistics Work Center of the Year 2000

    à         7th Logistics Group Weapons Maintenance Professional Airman of the Year 1993, 1994

    à         Air Force Meritorious Service Medal 2011, 2013

    à         Air Force Commendation Medal 1998, 2008

    à         Air Force Achievement Medal 1993, 1995, 2001, 2002


    MS Office Suite & SharePoint, Research & Analysis, Effective Leadership, Writing, Travel, Hiking, Woodworking


    1 file
    Last modified: 12 Jul 2019 9:05 AM | Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

Fast Rope

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software