Master's Certificate, Master's Certificate in Project Management @
University of Wisconsin-Madison
An innovative Marketing / Engineering professional with significant experience in the design, development and global launch of new products / project management. Recognized as energetic, thorough and well organized with an extremely successful track record in new product idealization, strategy and commercialization. Passionate about matching customer's needs with the creation of innovative products. Areas of expertise
An innovative Marketing / Engineering professional with significant experience in the design, development and global launch of new products / project management. Recognized as energetic, thorough and well organized with an extremely successful track record in new product idealization, strategy and commercialization. Passionate about matching customer's needs with the creation of innovative products. Areas of expertise include:
Up-stream Marketing, Training, Development & Delivery, Market Expansion,
Strategic Plan Development, Client Relationships, Competitive Intelligence,
Global Product Launches, Cross-functional Team Leadership, VOC Research, NPI, NPD
Specialties: advertising, business plans, competitive analysis, customer relations, database administration, delivery, development, functional, graphic design, market planning, market research, marketing, new product development, packaging, CAD Drawing, project management, sales, strategic, strategic marketing, strategic planning, training, LEAN Six Sigma.
Senior Quality Engineer I @ Contract Quality Engineer - Quality Assurance remediation From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Warsaw, IndianaAt General Electric Healthcare @ From May 2010 to October 2012 (2 years 6 months) Engineering Associate @ • Successfully commercialized 5 new radioactive medical devices globally which included project management for:
OncoSeed™ -One-range uptake
OncoSeed™ Sterile Convenience Pack
EchoSeed™ Sterile Convenience Pack
• Initiated, developed and executed new device commercialization projects.
• Developed and delivered training to staff in product launches, sale messages and effective selling techniques to ensure results.
• Leader for multi–functional global project teams focused on new product commercialization.
• Developed and implemented strategic marketing plans for multiple new products.
• Maximized competitive intelligence throughout design, development and delivery.
• Created and trained colleagues on standard operating procedures (SOPs), and cGXP.
• Subject matter expert on project management of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. From April 2007 to May 2010 (3 years 2 months) Drawing Database Administrator @ From April 2004 to April 2007 (3 years 1 month) QA Project Leader @ From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) New Product Supervision @ I started this position as a per-diem contract employee to Amersham (Bought by GE Healthcare) to advance the operations and launch of the brachytherapy I-125 seed medical device which they had purchased from 3M. Within 6 months of starting I was a full time employee.
I was instrumental in the technology transfer of the knowledge base from 3M to installation of the manufacturing system in Arlington Heights.
I implemented a number of quality and productivity enhancements to increase quality metrics, costs and takt time reductions. I was instrumental in using, creating and amending SOP's and Change Controls to conform to Quality Systems Management requirements.
I was the facilitator and team member for the first "Design Control" project (One-Range Uptake)done in the GE Arlington Heights facility which led to my being responsible for the Design History Files and compiling the amended 510-K regulatory filing package for submission to the FDA. From 1998 to 2000 (2 years) Marketing and Development Consultant @ Operated as a upstream Product Manager or Brand Manager within various consumer goods companies to bring new products or brands to market.
Consultant to Pivot Point (Chicago - Corporate) Professional advanced training techniques - marketing.
Consultant to Matrix ( Solon, OH) to manage the development and launch of System Biologe to the professional hair care market. From November 1989 to March 1998 (8 years 5 months) Brand Manager (Consultant) @ (references available)
Introduced new Brand - Systeme Biolage
Managed the idealization, strategy and commercialization of Systeme Biolage.
Lead the delivery of the Brand's roll-out globally.
Constructed strategy development to complement market research findings.
Performed extensive market research projects including measuring demographic and consumer attitudes
Established creative, product mix selection, packaging, advertising, and launch and sales activities.
Forecast $23 Million in annualized sales. (Achieved goal within +3%).
Generated high levels of customer anticipation for products launch through teaser campaign to client of 30,000 outlets.
Delivered the most successful new product launch in the industry's history. From November 1989 to July 1990 (9 months) General Manager @ General Manager of company that had two divisions:
B2B - Radiological surveys and instrument repair.
Consumer - Manufactured and distributed three types of Radon detection kits. From June 1987 to November 1989 (2 years 6 months) Marketing Product Specialist @ Managed the introduction of Nalco's polymers into the personal and household care industry.
Supported the wine industry segment for wine fining agents. From September 1985 to June 1987 (1 year 10 months) Senior Cosmetic Chemist @ New product development - instituted marketing strategy and developed products for:
Fragranced / perfume products
Creams and lotions
Colored Products - lipstick, nail polish,
Sun protection products
Aerosol Products - Spray fragrances, Shave Cream From June 1975 to September 1985 (10 years 4 months) Microbiologist @ Performed microbiological testing on incoming ingredients and finished products. From 1974 to 1976 (2 years) Laboratory Technician @ Performed research on extending the useful life of edible oils. Refining techniques and additive evaluation. From 1971 to 1974 (3 years) Blood Gas Technician @ Performed blood analysis during open heart surgery.
Was honored to be among the staff in open heart surgery for the first open heart surgery performed in the mid-west. From 1970 to 1971 (1 year)
Master’s Degree, Clinical Research and Regulatory Administration, 3.9 @ Northwestern University From 2010 to 2015 Master's Certificate, Master's Certificate in Project Management @ University of Wisconsin-Madison From 2007 to 2010 Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Assistant @ Solex College From 2009 to 2009 MBA, Executive Management @ Lake Forest Graduate School of Management From 1984 to 1986 BS, Chemistry @ Iowa Wesleyan College From 1966 to 1970 Graduate H.S., General Studies @ Evanston Township High School From 1964 to 1966 Two Years of High School, General Studies @ Upper Canada College From 1962 to 1964 Locke Bailey is skilled in: FDA, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Sop, Product Development, Product Launch, CAPA, Six Sigma, Strategy, Change Control, ISO 13485, Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Design Control, Brand Development, Competitive Analysis
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