Phone (cell) 407-***-****
Winter Garden, Florida
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) -
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
REFERENCES: Will be furnished upon request.