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Professional experience:     > back to the top

Global Data Solutions, Reynosa, Mexico, Nov 2001-April 2003
Quality Manager

Led Quality function in an organization of 300 employees developing and implementing continual improvement projects for cost reduction and process improvement. Developed and implemented effective ISO 9001:2000 quality management system to establish compliance with the standard and address customer requirements. Acted as a key advisor to the General Manager for improving operations by re-structuring process flow. Achieved cost reduction of US$200K per year by developing a new key supplier.

 

Celestica de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico Oct 2000 to Sept 2001
Plant Quality Manager

Directed all Quality functions within electronic products manufacturing company certified to ISO 9001 standard. Managed a 6 Sigma group. Managed a project for optimization of manufacturing process which resulted in reduction of engineering personnel from from 46 to 30 and line inspectors from 160 to 90. The project resulted in US$400,000 per year cost reduction. Maintained continuous process flow through problem resolution for molded, electronic, and mechanical parts. Directed implementation of an effective supplier development program which led to cost reduction of $US350,000 per year.
Led new product qualifications in accordance with customer requirements and company's practices. Successfully completed transfer to production of several products for new clients within 4 months period. Acted as an ISO Management Representative. Prepared the company for ISO 9001:2000 and TL 9000 certifications.

 

Alcom Electronicos de Mexico, Reynosa, Mexico, Jan. 2000 to Sep. 2000

Promoted from a position of Quality Manager. Assigned a project for improving 450-employee Business Unit performance with total sales in excess of US$60,000,000 for FY 2000. Managed Production, Quality Engineering, Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering and Material supply functions. Acted as a key member of the company Strategy Team to determine policies and actions for improving operation.  Managed injection molding area with 16 Fuji injection molding machines from 55 to 120 Ton capacity, using Polypropylene, Acetyl, Noryl and ABS materials. Improved mold change time by utilizing SMED techniques from 165 to 30 minutes. Improved Kan Ban / Just In Time systems. Deployed Preventive Maintenance schedule to fit production assembly needs. Managed Tool Room for die maintenance. Improved productivity by 10% for RF devices, subassembly and main assembly lines in a Cell manufacturing environment. Serviced 5 automotive OEM’s with no major Customer Complaints. Developed new product qualification programs for major automotive customers in compliance with automotive standards systems PPAP and APQP. Prepared area for Ford Q1 certification.

 

Alcom Electronicos de Mexico, Reynosa, Mexico, May 1996 to Jan 2000
Quality Manager

Managed Quality department and developed and implemented effective quality management system to achieve ISO 9001 and QS9000 certifications. Transferred product lines between international divisions in a significant 300% growth company. Processes included auto-insertion, injection molding, and electronics / electric parts assembly. As a member of the Management Team, participated in development of Annual Business Plans. Transferred in excess of 30 new models in one year for different customers. Coordinated quality programs for rapid company growth from 400 to 1,400 employees in 1 year. Responsible for Quality Management System, Quality Engineering, Receiving, Incoming and Final Inspection, and Shipping to support 6 focused factories. Implemented calibration and Product Testing programs for characterization of Product Reliability.
Developed Strategic Plans for Quality Assurance department activities.

 

Controles Reynosa (Johnson Controls Inc.), Reynosa, Mexico, Jun. 1989 to Apr. 1996
Industrial Engineer

Contributed to successful operation of 1,200-employee plant for manufacturing of HVAC, electronics, electro-mechanical and and pneumatic devices.
Responsible for Van Dorn plastic injection molding machines and fabrication area (lathes, drills, CNC machines). Supervised warehouse and inventory control.
Coordinated Quality Management System with proven track of success in all assignments.

 

Koblenz Electrica, Edo de Mexico, Industrial Engineer, 1988–1989

NewCor Pachuca, Hgo. Production Area Supervisor, 1987–1988

Universidad de Hidalgo, Administration Team member, 1985–1987


Education:     > back to the top

  • Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon MBA, 1992 - 1994

  • Universidad Autonoma de Hidalgo Production Administration Post-Graduate, 1987-1988, BS, Industrial Engineering, 1981-1985


Other qualifications:     > back to the top

  • Extensive Training in Quality Systems and Manufacturing techniques.

  • Knowledge in ISO/QS9000, TL9000, VDA (German Automotive Standard)

  • Management Skills

  • 6-Sigma implementation

  • Kaizen

  • SPC

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Continual Improvement

  • Automotive "Big 3" requirements


 

Continuing education:     > back to the top

  • Managerial Skills Development: Finance, Budget Management, ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico, 2000 

  • Certification for Managers Program: Finance, HR, Team building. UT Pan Am, Edinburgh, TX, 1999

  • Production Activity Control, Material/Capacity Requirements Planning, Master Planning, Inventory Management, APICS Certification, UT Panam, Brownsville, TX, 1993 – 1994


 

Languages:     > back to the top

  • Spanish - native, fluent spoken and written

  • English - fluent, spoken and written

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