Juan Medina

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Present

PROCESS ENGINEERING MANAGER

Sig Armorlite de México, S.A. de C.V.

Lead Process Engineering Team (4 Engineers reporting directly). Provide strategic Engineering solutions implementing process changes, developing new processes and ensuring quality of Engineering and Process validationsystems. Cost Reduction promoter. Responsible to keep and succeed key process indicators.

Selected contributions:

  • Implemented process changes turning around from negative to positive profit all manufacturing areas,ending FY results with more than $1.0 mill. USD overall profit.
  • Glass mold damage Project leader, mold damage reduction by 75%.
  • New glass mold cleaning agent introduction Project leader, $350.0 k USD annual savings.
  • Process waste water recycling Project leader, 8,000 gallons of water saved per day
May 2005 - Feb 2007

QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

Sig Armorlite de México, S.A. de C.V.
  • Quality System, QC Process and QSR responsible.
  • Responsible to train new operators as well as Production and Quality Inspectors Certification.
  • Kodak Supplier/Licensee renewal audit leader. 
Apr 2002 - Apr 2005

PROCESS ENGINEER

Sig Armorlite de México, S.A. de C.V.
  • Project leader on the start up of 1.56, 1.60, Sunsensor, Composite, Polarized, CR39 lens manufacturing process transferred from San Marcos, CA. to Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Establishment of all process parameters, monitoring and improvement.
  • Defect analysis and corrective actions implementation.
Jul 1999 - Mar 2002

PRODUCTION MANAGER & QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

KELSAR, S.A. de C.V.

Production Mgr. responsible of 3 different areas (Feeding bags, Diagnostics and Blood collection) coordinating around 500 employees including 4 supervisors. Quality Control Mgr. Responsible of whole plant responsible of Supplier Development, Complaint System Handling, Quality System, QC Process

and Quality System Regulation.

Selected contributions:

  •  Pull system implementation for the feeding bag area.
  • Work in process material reduction from $3.0 mill to $0.9 mill.
  • Backorder reduction from $300 k to $20 k.
  • Production Mgr. in Silicon area. (Urology Products) increasing productivity from 45% to 95%.
Sep 1991 - Jun 1999

QC/QA ASST. MGR. • ENGINEERING ASST. MGR. • PROCESS ENGINEER

SONY de Tijuana Este

Leader in the new models introduction. Responsible in ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 implementation at STE1. Promoter on several cost reduction and market / customer Quality improvement projects. Six Sigma Projects coordinator for plant STE 1. 40 technicians and 12 Engineers under my responsibility for Engineering department. 16 QC inspectors and 2 Supervisors under my responsibility for Quality department.

Selected contributions:

  • Contributor to receive in 1996 and 1997 the Sony Presidential Award in recognition for the best worldwide profitable business (FBT).
  • Project Leader for the new Encapsulation Resin introduction, cost savings for $1.0 million dls./year.
Sep 1989 - Aug 1991

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

TEMATI, S.A. de C.V.
  • Participation on the start up of new process coordinating recruiting and training of operational personnel, equipment installation and set up.
  • Responsible of 1 shift operation supervising around 120 persons. Manufacturing food products for the USA West coast and Mexico.
Oct 1987 - Aug 1989

QUALITY CONTROL DEPARTMENT HEAD

MASECA

  • Responsible of Cooking, Milling and Packing process, hiring and training of Quality Control inspectors and Technicians. Evaluation of raw material during Corn seasonal purchasing. Customer service and support to sales department.
  • Manufacturing Corn Flour for “Tortillas” with sales in Mexico North West coast of 450 tons per month.

Education

Education
Sep 1984 - Jun 1987

Master of Science

Centro de Graduados del Instituto Tecnologico de Veracruz
Sep 1979 - Jun 1984

Bachelor of Science

Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa.

Skills

Skills

Computer

Proficient in MS Office, Minitab and Solidworks basics.

Six Sigma

Six Sigma Black Belt by Sony Corporation. Handled several projects using this philosophy.

Language

Fluent communicator in English, both writing and speaking.