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-          Two years in supply chain analysis and supply chain/manufacturing operations as company operations representant with the local partners: contract manufacturing (Jabil), HUB (SPAN), local suppliers (Trend, Hepta, Arrow) and customers (IBM, Sanmina, Flextronics).

-          Eight years in the supplier procurement engineering arena (management, development and evaluation). From those, seven years working with PCA suppliers installed in Mexico (Flextronics, Dovatron, NatSteel), one year working with world wide in circuit test suppliers for PCA manufacturing (Agilent, Circuit Check, Everett-Charles), three years working with power supply vendor (Tyco) and one year working with top level supplier (BDT).

-          One year experience as project leader/program manager (RoHS conversion and product introduction).

-          Six months training in refurbish and return business

-          PCA audits in the areas of process, quality and test to suppliers located in Mexico (Flextronics, Dovatron, Tyco, NatSteel) and in other regions (Flextronics China) as well as audits to internal customers (HP Puerto Rico , HP Verifon Taiwan).

-          PCA manufacturing transfers (Mexico-Mexico and Taiwan-Mexico).

-          Four years as PCA Product and Procurement Engineer

o        Evaluating component changes

o        Seeking cost reduction opportunities (materials and processes)

o        Corrective actions set up and follow up

o        New Product Introductions

o        End Of Life activities

-          PCA Design for Manufacturing assessment for new projects as per IPC Standard.

-          PCA Manufacturing Test strategy assessment.

-          Divisional product EOL activities follow up as product engineer.


Supply Chain and manufacturing operations

Program manager/project leader

Account manager

Sales Engineering


Work for an international company in the areas of manufacturing and supply chain operations by taking decisions, planning and deploying such plans with the intention to improve company's operation and customer satisfaction.


Work experience

Sep 2006Present

Supply Base Coordinator

Coordinate the EMS (Jabil GDL) activities to guarantee production, quality, service, cost

  • Assurance of supply
  • Identify key business metrics related to supplier performance and measure them.
  • Reporting actual vs plan in such metrics
  • Coordination point for customer demands
  • Implement projects to improve supply chain conditions.
  • Act as a liason for the EMS and local suppliers in the technical and supply chain areas as well as multiple BU issues.
  • Operations folow up (forecasting, ECN implementation, production plan track, order fulfillment, shipping, warehousing, HUB management and product consumption, customs related issues).
  • Provide improvement recommendations on the supply chain forecast, agility to minimize inventory level and material liabilities.
  • Work in hand with Product specific Supply Chain Ops and Test/Product Engineers.
Oct 1997Sep 2006

Procurement Engineer

Procurement Engineer  (March 03 - September 06)

In charge to provide global product engineering activities support, divisional focal point for the HP Refurbish Operations and HP Global Support Organization (spare parts organization)

  • Acting as Global Vendor Account Manager for the Global Support Organization with an ODM German supplier (Business and Engineering)
  • RoHS Global Vendor Management
  • Program Manager for RoHS conversion for the PHS products (4 products) aligned to corporate objectives
    • PCA Manufacturing Transfer
    • PCA Manufacturing set up
    • Set up Vendor Qualification strategy
    • Expenses assessment (test tools, qualification costs, material's obsolesence)
    • World wide iniventories management
    • RoHS technical assessment
    • Vendor's reporting and HP internal reporting to corporate groups
  • Procurement support for Pb-free PCA conversion project
  • Procurement Engineering and Vendor Management to Tyco Electronics (power supply)
  • Returned Parts Recovery Project management for the PHS products (failing units in the field)
  • Device/Product Refurbish and recovery process definition and divisional Engineering support for the PHS refurbish operations at Roseville.

Test and Mfg. Process Engineer  (May 01 - November 02)

Member of the Corporate Test Group in ESTC (Electronic Systems Technology Center).  The Electronic Systems Technology Center (ESTC) is a shared engineering organization serving HP's businesses. We contribute to HP's competitive leadership in the area of test by:

q      Providing ready access to HP's know-how and processes

q      Leveraging best practices and techniques

q      Providing a critical mass of specialized expertise

q      Leading and mobilizing various communities on initiatives that have broad, company-wide impact

Process Engineer  (October 97 - May 01)

Engineering program management for Printed Circuit Assemblies (PCA) manufacturing at the Contract manufacturer for the HP products being assembled in Guadalajara. Responsible of New Product Introduction activities, Manufacturing Release activities, Quality improvement, Process audits, Engineering Change Orders Management/Assessment, review of material conformance with specs, UL Regulatory process compliance as per product UL files, documents controller. 


May 2008Present

certification of study completion


10 months training in Logistics and materials management

Oct 2005Dec 2005

certification of study completion


Module: Execution and control of operations

May 1999Nov 1999

certification of study completion


Manufacturing Strategies


International exposure
Vendor management
Procurment enginnering
Program management
Supply Chain Operations