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Lean Manufacturing Continuous Improvement

New Port Richey, FL
March 15, 2018

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Career Profile

A diversified, highly experience and results driven Navy certified electronic, mechanical and physical dimension calibration technician with an multi-tasking background in long-range telemetry, particle physics and Navy avionic equipment. Knowledgeable in best-in-industry lean manufacturing practices such as ISO 9000, Lean Six-Sigma DMAIC process improvement, OSHA and EEOC mandates. I have a proven record of accomplishments in calibration / repair of equipment (07) and international manufacturing operations. An effective communicator and negotiator with strong leadership coupled with analytical, problem solving and team-building skills who can manage programs / scorecards.

Professional Achievements

While consulting at Northwestern, I observed the need for, designed and implemented an electronic database that resulted in reduced risk and enhanced document retrieval.

Led technical support team that played a vital role in the discovery of the “Top Quark”.

Recognized a high-risk problem within the BO hybrid networks; designed and implement a safety upgrade that resulted in Fermi Lab receiving two DOE Records of Inventions.

At a remote NASA Tracking Station (Dandan, Guam) I took part in the successful STS-1 “Columbia” shuttle launch, which was is a milestone in the scientific space community.

Technical Achievements

US Navy certified: Electronic & Mechanical Artisan; Equipment Repair / Calibration

Satellite tracking and command support; 41+ aerospace equipment certifications

Years of experience in continuous improvement, MRP and lean manufacturing

Led the logistics of onsite / remote testing, worldwide distribution and global certification (CE/CSA) of the world’s first “MIX” (Voice/Data) telecommunication system.

Six-Sigma Green Belt training coupled with five (5) Project Management certificates.

Areas of Expertise

Equipment Repair / Calibration

US Navy – Pacific avionic / ship fleet, certified Electronic / Mechanical Artisan that resulted in the ability to repair, calibrate and certify equipment in all areas of laboratory.

Responsible for the in-house and remote manufacturing logistics of the world’s first “MIX” telecommunication systems that resulting in always on time delivery of global orders.

Liaison for division’s Tier I and II technical subcontractors and partners in the efficient development and global distribution of the world’s first MIX (Voice / data) system.

Led a technical team in the 24/7 support of the, at the time, world’s largest collider detector hybrid networks and developed a safety device that resulted in two records of invention.

Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing

Oversaw the division’s global lean manufacturing, procurement and certification (CE & CSA) logistics that resulted in on-time delivery of products and reduced waste.

Developed and implemented support programs for detector’s hybrid networks that resulted in enhanced operational up time by increasing support efficiency 50%.

Recognized the need for, designed, implemented and drew up processes for an electronic legal database resulting in risk mitigation & enhanced document accessibility.

Defined, Implemented, Measured, Implemented and Controlled continuous improvement and safety programs for B0 resulting in enhanced operational efficiency.


2009 - Present SCORE (Clearwater & Pasco, FL) Business Mentor

Mentor entrepreneurs in the start-up of their organizations plus worked with existing small businesses in streamlining their operations to enhance their efficiency / effectiveness.

2006 – 2008 Sweet bay (Clearwater, Florida) Core team Associate

Core team member that participated in the revamping of all of organization’s stores which included the marketing of products, audit of product prices and display presentation.

2005 – 2006 Northwestern Mutual Insurance (Milwaukee, WI) Analyst Consultant

Provide best-in-industry business solutions to enhance operations including strategic project planning by defining, analyzing and implementation of continuous improvement processes.

1999 – 2005 Motorola (Schaumburg, Illinois) Operations / Technical Manager

Applied project management / six-sigma processes to technology projects from original concept through final implementation and ensured they aligned with scorecards.

1989 – 1999 Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Batavia, Il) Technical Specialist

Utilized Lean Manufacturing techniques in supervising the technical support team of the world’s largest collider detector that resulted in part, in the finding of the “Top Quark”


1998 Benedictine University (Lisle, Illinois)

Master of Business Administration

Major: International Business

1988University of Guam (Agana, Guam)

Bachelor of Business Administration

Major: Management

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