Directed Information Technology services for America’s region sites and collaborated with global IT resources to achieve shared corporate objectives. Managed $6M budget, four management level direct reports and 26 full-time staff.
* Implemented innovative techniques for high performance and high reliability configurations resulting in critical system availability of 99.97%* Responsible for regional SAP implementation as a member of the global implementation team* Cross functional site wide champion for Y2k remediation including all manufacturing and support equipment* Developed effective business continuity plan using multiple site internal resources resulting in cost savings of 50% versus an externally purchased solution.* Implemented dual PBX configuration to provide 100% availability of critical voice communications to support 24/7 emergency communications* Supported the relocation of America’s region headquarters with newly recruited team and infrastructure* Maintained very low yearly employee turnover of 4% by providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for the team
Senior Manager - CAM, Quality & Training 1988 – 1996, Carrollton, TX
Managed Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Factory Automation, Process Control Engineering, and Manufacturing Training team to achieve site objectives. Provided hardware, systems, and network management for UNIX, VMS and PC systems. Developed applications for shop floor control, inventory management, and data analysis supporting a Lean manufacturing environment.
* Developed software for standardized process and electrical characterization* Implemented factory automation techniques to reduce scrap and increase output* Championed cross functional quality team
Device Engineer - 1980 – 1988, Carrollton, TX
Developed software for data analysis and standardized process and electrical characterization