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Mar 2007Present


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 2005Feb 2007


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 2002Apr 2005


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 1999Mar 2002


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 1991Jun 1999


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 1989Aug 1991


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 1987Aug 1989



  • 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.


Sep 1984Jun 1987

Master of Science

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

Bachelor of Science

Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa.


Proficient in MS Office, Minitab and Solidworks basics.
Six Sigma
Six Sigma Black Belt by Sony Corporation. Handled several projects using this philosophy.
Fluent communicator in English, both writing and speaking.


John Hingey

I worked under the direct supervision of Mr. Hingey for 10 years. We worked together transfering manufacturing processes from San Marcos, California, USA to Tijuana, Mexico.

Tom Engardio

We have collaborated on numerous   new product introduction projects. We created an excellent communication between R&D and Manufacturing to solve different production issues. 


Professional Objective


  • 22 Years of experience in the Maquiladora Industry.
  • ISO9000, ISO13485 and ISO14000 Implementation experience.
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt.
  • Defect cost and Market Defect reduction programs promoter.
  • Just in time, Pull System, Kanban systems experience.
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Minitab, Solidworks basics)
  • English 93 % (According to the Evaluation HELLO ®, English language level is5, on the scale of Europe Common European Framework Reference (CEF) of 5 levels.)

English Evaluation Outcome

DETAIL OF MY LEVEL 100% Knowledge of Language and Speech Communication  100% Listening  80% Reading and Writing TOTAL 93% Total percentage of level 5.

According to the Evaluation HELLO ®, my English language level is 5 , on the scale of Europe Common European Framework Reference (CEF) of 5 levels.