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Industrial Engineer

Desamparados, San Jose Province, Costa Rica
August 28, 2018

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Eng. Alexander Herrera Tencio.

Industrial Engineer – Six Sigma Green Belt and Auditor Leader Certified ISO 9001 – 2000 with a huge expertise in Production and Logistic Management; both in national and transnational companies; especially in injection molding companies, also I have lead Lean Manufacturing Project and I have a big orientation for use of productive, logistic and quality metrics. Bilingual Spanish and English accustomed to work in this second language. I have American visa.

Personal Data

Marital Status: Marriage

E- mail:

Phones: (506-****-**** - (506-****-****

Skype Account: alexander.herrerat03


International University of the Americas, 1995 Bachelor of Industrial Engineering

Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 1987 Industrial Production Technician

Others Studies

Auditor Leader Certified ISO 9001 – 2000. CEGESTI.

SMED (Single Minute Exchange Die), 2002. Pial Legrand, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Six Sigma Green Belt - Lean Manufacturing, 2007 PXS Global.

English – High level, 2010 Intercultura Center, Heredia Costa Rica.

Lean Certification, 2012 TBM Consulting Group, Inc

Mini Tab Release 16, 2014 Samtec Interconnect de CR


Spanish Native Language

English Reading, writing and understanding 90%


Samtec Interconnect Assembly Costa Rica Company dedicated to manufacture electronic products. Production Supervisor June 2013 to now.

Some goals achieved:

A new layout in Hand Fill process was made using processes systems, wherewith the productivity was increased in around 30%

Insertion and fill process were changes to work under the “one piece flow” method increasing the productivity in around 60%

On Time Delivering (OTD) has been increased from 60% to 99% with all the improvement mentioned above.

Alpla Of Costa Rica S.A. Company dedicated to build Plastic Bottles using Injection and blowing Methods Production Manager. February 2012 to June 2013

Electro Plast S.A. Company dedicated to build Plastic medical devices using Injection Molding and assembly methods. Injection Molding Manager. January 2004 to March 2011.

Some goals achieved:

On Time Delivering (OTD) passed from 75% in 2004 to 98.5% in 2010.

% Scrap was reduced from 25000 PPM in 2004 to 3500 PPM in 2010.

Planning, programming and production control system was implemented by myself and I was doing this task for seven years. Also I was responsible for some international purchasing.

I worked with SMED project; changing the average from 2.5 to 0.75 hours.

Bticino de C.R. Company dedicated to build electric components. Injection Molding Manager. March 2002 a November 2003.

Some goals achieved:

I achieved important savings in the cycle time of the plaques assembly line until 40% passing of traditional assembly system to one piece flow system.

I achieved 60% saving in work in process (WIP) when we changed the line mentioned before to the Kamban system.

Babyliss Conair Group Company dedicated to build hairdryers. Injection Molding and Thermoforming Superintendent. October 1997 to March 2002.

Some goals achieved:

I implemented a raw material control system; with this we had positive balance in the inventory until $5000 per month.

We made an accident control system to pass from 12 accidents per year to 0.5 accidents per year.

I worked in the start up of the new plant in Turrialba, Costa Rica 1999 – 2000.

Others experiences

Clínica Bíblica Hospital. Consulting Service for the Human Resources Director. September 2007 to September 2008.

Some goals achieved:

As requirement for the Join Commission International for Hospital; I made a study of times and movements in all areas of the hospital to determine the exact amount of persons in each department necessary to improve the quality of the service given to the costumers.

San Marcos University Mathematic, Production I and Production II course teacher. July 2007 to September 2008.

Innovation Strategy and Solution S.A. Company dedicated to Injection Molding and Continuous Improvement Training Consulting Engineer June 2013 to 2015

Personal References:

MBA. Heller Suazo Vargas. Human Resource Director

Phone: (506-****-**** e-mail:

Eng. Gustavo Carmona. Production Supervisor – MEDPLAST S.A.

Phone: (506-****-**** e-mail:

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