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Project Manager Six Sigma

El Paso, Texas, 79925, United States
March 12, 2011

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Carlos D. Rincon

**** ** ****** *****: 915-***-****

El Paso, Texas 79925 Email:


Seeking to Leverage Expertise in Continuous Process Improvement & Lean


Versatile, results-driven ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL, with 10+ years of broad-

spectrum and visible achievements in diverse industrial and manufacturing

arenas. Experienced and highly competent in the areas of Lean Six Sigma,

Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical and Aerospace Electronics Manufacturing,

Failure Analysis, Chemical/Material Testing, and Glass Technologies. Proven

track record for implementing concepts that increase productivity and

profitability. Exceptional ability to comprehend, coordinate and manage

concurrent projects while focusing on the overall scope. Able to balance

creative thinking with logical design ideas. Work effectively in both self-

managed and team-based projects, maintaining the highest ethical and

quality standards, professional demeanor, and cooperative attitude.

Track Record Of Performance Excellence In:

. Six Sigma Black Belt . Material Characterization .

Project Management

. Cross-Functional Team Leadership . Failure Analysis .

Chemical/Material Testing

. Process/Manufacturing Engineering . Quality Assurance .

Glass Technologies

Fluent in English and Functional Spanish Skills

Computer Proficient- Minitab, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook,

Project Manager




Six Sigma Black Belt (2008-2010)

Performed role of Lean Six Sigma Belt for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

facility, including coaching and delivering training for all organizational

levels, conducting multiple Kaizen events, such as Variability Reduction

and Total Preventive Maintenance, and managing multiple Six Sigma projects

for addressing key cost of quality issues.

Key Achievements:

> Project leader for Thicker Glass Six Sigma BB Project, which addressed

the top customer complaint (dry ampoules) over the last three years;

Implemented new thicker glass for reducing complaints by 50%,

improving glass ampoulization process productivity by 40% and reducing

scrap by 50%; Estimated annual savings of +$250K.

> Project Leader for Benchmark Scrap Reduction Six Sigma BB Project,

which reduced glass

scrap for ampoulization processes by 30-50% over 21 machines by

implementing Scrap Control Charts and variability and waste reduction

strategies; Estimated annual savings of $150-$200K.

ENTURIA (Formerly MEDI-FLEX), El Paso, Texas


Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (2006-2008)

Responsible for overseeing and directing process improvements for a

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility, including sourcing new materials and

validating new equipment, writing protocols and GMP procedures for upgraded

products/processes, project management for new processes and technology

systems for improved automation, and providing engineering support for

current manufacturing processes.

Key Achievements:

> Designed, integrated and validated new process equipment, such as

ampoulization, sub-assembly, and packaging, for continuous process


> Spearheaded New Processes and Technology team for evaluating and

validating new equipment, such as Laser Glass Cutting Process.

> Identified as lead engineering expert for the glass cutting,

bottoming, and ampoulization processes.

> Coordinated Non-Conformance Report system, which supported Quality


Carlos D. Rincon 915-***-****


THE BOEING COMPANY, El Paso, Texas 1999-


Materials & Processes (M&P) Lab Engineer (2000-2004)

Performed a broad range of Materials & Process (M&P) Lab activities,

including developing and documenting process procedures, conducting failure

analysis dispositions, incoming chemical and material testing, solvent bath

contamination testing, and printed wiring circuit board incoming


> Supervised and addressed a variety of technical materials and process

issues for multiple military and aerospace programs.

> Maintained key metrics for the M&P Laboratory for cycle time


> Developed and maintained laboratory procedures for compliance with ISO

and AS requirements.

> Served as the Program Manager for the SHEA Personal Protective

Equipment/Compressed Gases program.

> Performed Root Cause Analysis in order to identify, analyze and provide

corrective measures with respect to material design and process


> Headed cross-functional CPI team, consisting of Process Engineers,

Quality Engineers, and Manufacturing Operators.

Key Achievements:

> Wrote and implemented procedures and training packages for the El Paso


> Authored the El Paso SHEA Execution Plan; and developed the Design of

Experiments for the short and long-term plans.

> Chartered and authored the final qualification report, which

consolidated all test plans and results associated with BGA Development

at the El Paso facility.

> Participated in and led several Continuous Process Improvement (CPI)

teams related to improving rework processes and solder yields.

> Implemented Lean Manufacturing initiatives and initiated variability

reduction efforts related to thermal adhesive issues.

Process Engineer (1999-2000)

Served as the lead proponent for the manufacture of electronic circuit card

assemblies for military and aerospace applications utilizing the Wave

Solder Process. Trained Operators to be productive in handling Wave Solder


Key Achievements:

> Improved product quality by identifying design/machine related defects

and implementing process improvements.

> Spearheaded the implementation of a new wave solder machine into the



Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El

Paso, Texas

M.S., Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, University of Texas at El

Paso, El Paso, Texas

B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso,


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