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Manager Engineer

Denver, Colorado, United States
May 22, 2018

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Jay DiGiacomo

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Senior Operations Manager with 25+ year record of accomplishments in manufacturing, equipment technical maintenance and facility maintenance management. I’m a driven team leader with strong communication skills, positive attitude, and organized comprehensive planning skills. Committed to organizational success through creative thinking, great work ethic, leadership and attention to details.

Professional Experience:

Senior Operations Manager

StorageTek/Sun Microsystems/Oracle November 2000 – March 2018

Managed all equipment maintenance, facility maintenance and chemical technicians activities and their work schedules over a 7 day operation in the fabrication of Thin Film Tape Head sensors on 150 mm substrates

Responsible for budget planning and adherence for the maintenance department that included capital and consumable expenses that exceeded multiple million dollar spending

Responsible for technicians and engineer annual performance reviews, merit increase allocations and promotions

Managed capital equipment improvement and new equipment purchase projects from planning, budgeting, procurement, installation and qualification. Also managed any warranty issues that evolved

Managed electrical, HVAC, plumbing and mechanical contractors as needed. Managed specialized OEM equipment field service engineers for specific equipment

Responsible for my technicians and engineer career development planning and training

Manufacturing Manager

StorageTek June 1991 – November 2000

Managed the Wafer fabrication, machining, assembly, final assembly and testing of Thin Film Tape Head FRU’s (Field-Replaceable-Units) for tape storage data. This consisted of 37 operators on average and additional temporary employees as needed depending on production schedules

Responsible for budget planning and adherence for the manufacturing departments under me along with annual performance reviews, merit increases and promotions

Responsible for all production schedules adherence and at times recovery planning using a JIT inventory control and the scheduling of builds through the different areas for the multiple Tape Heads being built

Material Coordinator

StorageTek February 1987 – June 1991

Responsible for scheduling of materials and the manufacturing scheduling of the fabrication of Disk Head data storage of Slider Suspensions of multiple products. This coordinator position was in the Production Control group which is now referred to as Supply Chain Management


Western State College - Gunnison, CO

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

3.4/4.0 GPA

Academic Scholarship from 1981 -1984, Athletic scholarship in Wrestling 1980 - 1983

Dean List spring of 1982 and 1984

Certificate of Machine Trades – Boulder Valley Vocational Center in Boulder, CO 1978 - 1980

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