Director – Manufacturing Operations
Cost Controls / International Operations / Capacity & Capital Planning / Product Development
P&L / ISO TS 16949 / 13485 / 14001 / OHSAS 18001 Compliance / Lean / 5s / Kaizen / ERP / SAP / IFS / Multi-Sites / Cellular Manufacturing
Balancing innovation and common sense, I managed manufacturing and engineering operations to implement process improvements, increase productivity, cut costs, and turn around performance. Utilizing diverse tools, I converted poor business practices into viable/robust business opportunities, positively impacting the bottom line.
qImplementing culture change to enhance organizational performance.
qLeading plant startups, expansions and consolidations to meet goals.
qIntroducing new technologies/automation to improve productivity.
qUtilizing Lean tools/methods to drive continuous improvement.
qWorking successfully in union and non-union environments.
Often described as a go-getter with great tenacity, I make things happen. An effective communicator, I drive goal achievement through delegation and team empowerment. I earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University, graduated from the Lean Learning Center and trained in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), ISO TS-16949/14001/13485, OHSAS-18001 and Behavior-Based Safety. Fluent in Spanish.