Preformed Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for this leading supplier of integrated solutions for the hydroelectric industry, participated in Commissioning of projects and Site Acceptance Test (SAT), Diagnose and repaired mechanical, electromechanical and electronic equipment.
Managed a team of professionals in meeting daily production goals for the Feed-Through Manufacturing Department for this world-class producer of implantable medical device parts. Closely interacted with top management, production supervisor, support personnel and cell coordinators. Personally trained, mentored and oriented new hires in operating policies and processes. Ensured a safe, efficient and quality-focused working environment.
➢ Designed and implemented a new test procedure for implantable medical devices for a major Tier 1 client; positively recognized for improving test results and reducing test times.
➢ Key participant in training Mexican staff and facilitating the company transition to Tijuana, Mexico.
➢ Promoted to this position after 2 years as Research & Development/Analytical Lab Engineering Technician; helped research scientist in developing new products & protocols, performing engineering jobs and quality testing of manufactured components & prototypes.
Operated, maintained and regulated heat-treat furnaces for this leading manufacturer of aerospace engine parts. Resolved chronic problems with furnace and heat treat equipment. Generated a detailed log of chronic furnace problems and troubleshooting procedures.
➢ Designed and assembled "Seal Leak Test" prototype machine in hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and PLC aspects for a major Tier 1 client.
➢ Refurbished an Abar Ipsen Heat Treat furnace, saving $100,000.
➢ Active member of a Kaizen team that eliminated 1 full-time position in the Coupling Department.
Supported critical maintenance functions for this coffee manufacturing and processing plant with 150 employees. Supported electrical/electronics systems, PLC operation & troubleshooting and facility maintenance issues.
Coordinated equipment set-up, PLC programming, start-up, staff training and handled a variety of IT tasks as needed.
Oversaw a team of 15 technicians in absence of Plant Engineer.
➢ Recovered $100,000 in yearly savings with Kaizen methodologies for energy conservation; eliminated dependency on 24/7 contractor support, saving another $80,000 annually.
➢ Established an ORB Remote Inventory System for coffee silos, connecting all silos to 1 central location that was accessible through a webpage.