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Six Sigma Quality

Winter Garden, Florida, United States
May 01, 2019

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Winter Garden, Florida

Dan Barajas

Executive Energetic Quality Professional with experience in Engineering,

Profile International Operations, Gov't Quality Contracts, New Product

Introduction, Business Development, Service Quality, experience in

world class companies such as RCA, GE, COMPAQ-HP, and STANDARD

REGISTER Particularly strong skills in process improvements, hands-on

process/project management, customer/client relationships,

negotiations, team building leadership & multi cultural expertise.

Excellent track record of contributions to bottom line results through

the identification and implementation of growth & productivity


TQM Leader - Trained & Coached team of Senior Executives, Black Belts

& Green & Yellow Belts. Quality Management Integration Expertise.

Proven record implementing process improvement.

Global Sourcing &Logistics Leader - Developed the global

logistics/delivery roadmap. Supplier Evaluation, Development, Contract

Review, Approvals, Certifications, Rating, Partnering.

ISO-9000/14000 Implementation & Deployment - Certified Auditor - BSI


Six Sigma Expertise - Master Black Belt Certification, Deployment,

Training & Mentoring.

Lean Manufacturing Techniques - Demand Flow Technology (DFT) -

Standardization, DFSS.

International & Cultural Expertise - Pacific Rim,

Europe-Mid-East-Africa EMEA, Latin America.

Multi-Language Ability - Spanish, Portuguese & Italian.

Professional 2008 - Present Standard Register Co./BarahasGroup

Experience Orlando, FL

International Consultant & Managing Director, Six Sigma Implementation

Support JV clients with the implementation of DMAIC. Coach & Mentor in

the use of analytical Six Sigma tools. Guide JV organizations in

managing changes related to the implementation of the Six Sigma

Methodology. ISO Deployment.

2002 - 2007 Standard Register Company

Dayton, OH

Sr. VP. Business Excellence &Process Improvement

Reported $52.4 million in productivity gains for 2007 bottom-line

savings. Led the rollout of the Black Belt program, including the

deployment of quality tools, training, and certification of Black

Belts, and Green Belts. Developed Scorecards metrics improving

business accountability. Generated $9 million in new revenue by

improving existing Client Retention Processes in conjunction with the

Client Care Organization.

Managed matrix Black Belt teams residing in each of the Business Units

to focus on Six Sigma initiatives.

Led the Operational Excellence & Six Sigma Council, providing

mentoring to Senior Leadership on Six Sigma.

Deployed Six Sigma Methodologies - DMAIC & Design For Six Sigma

(DFSS) - Process Improvement. Trained & Coached over 2000

associates in multi locations: Process Owners, Champions & Yellow


1998 - 2001 Compaq - HP Corporation

Houston, TX

VP - Global Quality Leader, Logistics&Supplier Quality

Served as the Chief & Quality Officer for Compaq Alliance Group,

partnering with several oversees sources.

Developed & Aligned Compaq's Global Supplier Strategy: Quality

Commitment, Technological Expertise, Financial Stability,

Deliverables, Schedule Performance, Deployment Support & Supplier


Provided leadership, guidance and awareness of best industry practices

for application within the Corporation.

Global Alliance Group Mentor & Coach on Deming's PDSA Methodology,

Lean Manufacturing, & DFSS.

Generated over $128 million in hard savings by developing & improving

the implementation and application of Cycle-Time and JIT

Delivery Processes. Co-Led with the SVP of Supply Chain, the Global

Alliance Council. Managed cycle-time delivery of services & technical

solutions, specifications & Customer Satisfaction.

Partnered with key vendors extending the Six Sigma Methodology

"know-how", knowledge & expertise, identifying & removing all the

non-valued added process steps, streamlining the delivery process.

1996 - 1998 GE CAPITAL, Financial Services

Houston, TX

Sr. Director, Business Development & Vendor Quality Services

Drove product line business strategy by analyzing the customer base,

identifying current and future strengths, awareness of the competition

and developing a realistic product and market strategy. Performed due


Planned and Managed the product lines P&L using a detailed financial

and operating plan & budget.

Reduced delivery cycle-time by 50% by defining new product development

priorities, implementing a clear product roadmap and business plans,

consistent with financial projections of the GE Capital strategy.

Realized $80 million in hard dollar savings. Managed Six Sigma 10

Master Belts and 25 Black Belts.

Drove operational excellence performance by actively tracking

forecast, bookings, and product pricing.

1994 - 1996 GE Aircraft Engines

Cincinnati, OH

Director/ Leader, Global Sourcing & Quality Assurance Operations

Drove the development and implementation of Industry-leading Supply

Chain Process and Quality Systems.

Supported on time delivery, quality and cost-out objectives. Took

leadership for product sourcing and the development of Supply Chain

personnel on a global basis. Track record building cross-functional

teams in a multi plant/facility environment. Applied the Six Sigma

process improvement methodology to sourcing.

Managed purchasing/procurement/global

suppliers/logistics/materials/good-manufacturing-practices GMP,

ISO audits/compliance and quality manuals/procedures. Products:

Component Parts, Control Devices.

Provided effective leadership to the Teams by establishing clear

roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.

1992 - 1994 GE International Operations

San Juan, PR & Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sr. Manager, Engineering, Quality & Technical Services

Provided technical support to 21 manufacturing plants located in the

Caribbean & Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Managed multi functional engineering teams in multi locations.

Technical Product Liaison. "Control Products"

1987 - 1992 GE Power Controls

Barcelona, Spain & Milan, Italy Senior Engineering Manager, New

Product Introduction NPI - Europe

Engineering support to several manufacturing facilities located in

Spain, Italy, France, Belgium & Germany. Products cycle times were

mapped, defined from "cradle-to-grave". Instituted product Design

toll-gates. Developed an NPI process that was leveraged at several GE

global divisions as Best Practice technique.

1984 - 1987 GE Electrical Distribution & Controls

Plainville, CT

Leader, Global Sourcing & Quality Engineering

Commodity leader for precious metals (silver & gold). Responsible for

supplier quality and support, price negotiations and procurement in US

and South America. Accountable for supplier development, quality,

delivery, logistics and cost improvements reductions.

1980 - 1984 RCA Corporation - Consumer

Electronics Division Indianapolis, IND

Global Liaison, Engineering Operations- Engineering support to

start-up operations: Mexico, Poland, Spain


MS Business Management and International Affairs - IUPUI - Indianapolis, IND

BS Applied Physics & Mathematics - Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, IND

Professional Education & Training

GE Engineering Development Programs (2 Years) - GE Management Development, GE


Management Program, GE Management Practices & EH&S, Design for Six Sigma - Motorola


Six Sigma Academy DMAIC - GE Six Sigma - Dr. Harry Trainer, Lesson in

Leadership-Harvard University,

Supply Chain-Global Sourcing - HP, Harvard School of Management - GE Seminar, Master

Black Belt Cert.

GE University, Crottonville - Change Management - Negotiations Skills, Process


AWARDS: 10 US Patents awarded for Laser Printing Processes & Several

Molding Techniques.

REFERENCES: Will be furnished upon request.

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