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Quality Product Engineering Manager

El Paso, Texas, United States
January 27, 2019

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El Paso, TX 79912

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Deeply immerses and involved in the development of Products for Auto Components business & sales. As Sales Manager Support current and new applications development, build and maintain strong customer support & communications. As Quality Manager reduce the number claim & opens claims, reduce the Total Quality Cost & maintain Quality Certifications. Successful Program Manager Developed Automotive Systems at Delphi & Yazaki. An assertive decision maker, leader, manager who is resourceful, creative, flexible, and adaptable in high pressure and time constrained environments. Demonstrated skills in building and leading teams to accomplish corporate goals and objectives. Bilingual and bicultural Mechanical and Electrical Engineer with triple Master’s Degree in Manufacturing & Management Engineering, Mechanical

& Manufacturing Engineering, Reliability & Quality Engineering. COMPETENCIES

• Development Sales • Product Design • Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt

• Plan & Direct • Product Approval • Statistical Analysis/Resolution

• Customer Support • Product Validation • Coach & Teaching

• Injection Molding • Process Robustness • Quality Documentation PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

REALTY ONE GROUP MB, El Paso, TX November 2009 – Present Real Estate Sales Agent, RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SALES Extremely talented real estate agent with depth experience in buying & selling of properties, excellent interpersonal and offers negotiations. $450,000 Annually Avg. Sales Volume. Maintain direct client communication to understand their property needs and preferences. Coordinate and fix an appointment with prospective buyers. Responsible for preparation of offers documents, purchase agreements and closing statements. Prepare and maintain a list of properties suited to different needs and budgets. Assist in the creation of marketing material web & print media for properties. Detail & Depth knowledge of local neighborhoods, zoning and tax laws. Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. Self-motivated sales professional with ability to lead the sales teams. Sound working knowledge of computers and proficiency in Windows & Apple media applications.

DUPONT, El Paso TX USA, Juárez Chihuahua, México September 2013 – July 2015 Account Development Manager

$8.6 Million Dollars Support Automotive Development Projects in Mexico north region. Lead border team on key automotive applications development, tool transfer and material replacement projects. Build sustainable customer support by maintain frequent communications with Delphi Automotive System, Continental, Century Mold, Bourns, Kongsberg, Automotive Lighting, Leggett & Platt, Groupo Armas and others major clients on El Paso, Juarez, Chihuahua and Durango City.

• Implemented and technical supported to Delphi Power Train Plant # 57 Chihuahua Zytel HTN8200 Resin for Ford Company Fuel Canister Cover, Potential Sales in excess of $ 1.27 million on June 2014.

• Lead new development client Tristone Flow Tech Delicias Chihuahua June 2014.

• Lead and completed Global Kongsberg Supplier Audit to Dupont Washington Works WV on April 2014 CARLOS E. ALMEIDA PAGE TWO

JONES PLASTIC, Juárez Chihuahua, México May 2008 – September 2009 Program Manager, (BTS)

Managed and coordinated launch of new tooling and transfer to new Jones Plastic Juarez facility which supplied the just opened Laundry Electrolux Juarez Plants. Led cross-functional team to achieve well-defined cost reduction goals. Provided account service for existing Laundry & Refrigeration Electrolux Juarez business. Led continuous improvement activities. Reviewed customer claims with Customer and Quality Engineers. Identified and developed possible areas for further expansion into Juarez & El Paso molding market. Implemented continuous improvement and cost saving program for Jones Plastic and Laundry & Refrigeration Electrolux Juarez facilities.

• Successfully transferred and put into production more 40 Molds for the Miami Portland Electrolux Laundry Project.

• Launched transfer and put into production 60 Molds for the Bottom Mount Electrolux Refrigeration Project.

• Led the transition of more 80 molds for Electrolux Refrigeration and Laundry lines from Webster City IA

• Defined and established most cost effective finish product packing and transportation for Electrolux Refrigeration and Laundry finished components.

• Successfully brought new Tyco & BRP ( Bombardier ) business to Jones Plastic. ELCOM YAZAKI, El Paso, TX May 2006 – May 2008

Quality Core Department Manager,

Provided daily direction to Audit, Environmental, Supplier, Metrology Laboratory and Customer Service departments. Direct Quality Engineers in the El Paso and two Chihuahua Mexico plants. Held weekly review with Quality Engineers for new product development & continuous improvement activities. Reviewed daily customer claims with Customer and Resident Quality Engineers. Prioritize periodic customer reviews. Led new product developments, continuous improvement and progressive training plan and certification requirements in ELCOM. Established internal and external plan to maintain Quality Certifications (TS 16949, FordQ1, Environmental). Developed and established Quality Standards & Policies and Best Practices documents using knowledge from Kaizen. Promoted reviews of Detections and Waste elimination. Established Measurement Standards on the Metrology Laboratory (SVD). Ensured the quality and timeliness of delivery of the Product PPAP, PSW and Annual Layouts.

• Successfully reduced Customer Claims from 90 to 6 per month, Open Customer Claims from 120 to 5 per month, and Total Quality Cost from $250K to $45k per month for ELCOM with major customers : Ford, Toyota, Chrysler, GM

• Achieved reduction of Customer Claims from 34 to 6 per month, Open Customer Claims from 60 to 11 per month at the ACC2 Chihuahua Plant. Supported and obtained the ACC Chihuahua Plants ISO TS 16949 certification.

• Effectively trained 155 Quality Technicians associates and 135 associates on the 5 Why Practical Problem Solving process (5WPPS) moving them toward their Quality Professional Certification. DELPHI ENERGY & CHASSIS SYSTEMS/ ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, Juárez, México 1991 – 2006 Advance Project Engineer, I&CIM (Innovation & Continuous Improvement Methods) 1995 – 2006 Led & Coordinate I&CIM activities for Major Automotive Segments, Division and Business Teams. Certified teams on the Statistical Problem Solving Engineering Methodologies. Engaged in all Business Case, Product Development, Product Design Reviews and Production Worthiness Meetings. Worked with engineering competency groups.

• Generated cost savings worth more than $1.55 million annually.

• Successfully led more than 25 Problem Solving Projects annually through major divisions & customers: GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW...

• Mentored and coached 48 Red X Apprentices, 22 Red X Journeyman, 2 Red X Master certified, 8 Green Y Analysis Engineer and more than 160 trainees on Statistical Engineering Red X Shainin Technologies. Supported Certification of 1 Executive and 3 Managers in Rolling Top 5 Program.

• Mentored and coached 32 Practitioners, 2 Coaches and more than 120 engineers on Statistical Engineering ASI Taguchi Robust Engineering Methods. Mentored and coached 25 Green Belts, 3 Black Belt, and 40 engineers on Statistical Engineering Lean/Six-Sigma Program.

• Received Multiple Methodology Master Recognition, Delphi Annual I&CIM Symposium, June 2004 & 2003.

• Awarded United States Patent No. US 6,666,192 B2 - Fluid Control Valve and System, December 2003.

• Awarded 7 Record of Invention (ROI).


Program Manager, Team Leader 1994–1995

Led and managed the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) speed sensors for Allied-Signal Break Systems on the Cirrus, Stratus

& Neon Chrysler platforms. Conducted project from the feasibility phase up to complete production implementation, using Four-Phase General Motors management program. Budget of $1.8 million, 98% spent.

• Directed a team of 6 engineers and 12 Competency Group engineers in the development of a new sandwich magnetic package sensor design and new no-overmold/can design sensor. Developed a new bracket & harness supplier.

• Completed design, production testing and production validation in just 13 month, as opposed to the normal 36.

• Successfully passed audit to obtain the Delphi Mexico Technical Center QS-9000 certification. DELCO REMY, Division of General Motors, Anderson, IN 1991 – 1994 Current Product Engineer

Documented customer requirements. Reduced variation and eliminated waste. Performed engineering calculations, using statistical methods to verify process and design changes.

• Qualified and developed new suppliers as part of the Continuous Improvement Process and Global Sourcing process, realizing savings of $240,000 / year.

• Established, implemented and validated first regrind DuPont LCP plastic resin process on the spool and overmold injection molding manufacturing operations, resulting in annual savings of $120,000.

• Implemented modifications on the Kalsey-Hayes ABS speed sensor assembly operation, providing additional revenues of $150,000 annually.


• MS Engineering, Reliability and Minor Quality Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

• MS Manufacturing Management Minor Business Adm. GMI Engineering & Management Institute, Flint MI.

• MS Mechanical Engineering, Minor Manufacturing Engineering, UTEP, University of Texas at El Paso Final Project: Starting A Small Manufacturing Company “Coprilleto Industries.” Project shows step by step how to develop and implement a Business Plan, beginning with the initial idea, through testing, completing the marketing, strategic management, and business plans to start up a small company and make it a success.

• BS Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, ITESM, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey NL, México


• DEO I Calida de Pensaminetos y Ejecucion MAR14

• DEO II Calidad de Comunicación y Interacion MAY14

• BUFFINI & COMPANY Peak Producers Program, ERA APR13

• GRI, Graduate, REALTOR® Institute, symbol is the mark of a real estate professional, GEPAR. September 2012

• ISO TS 16949-2003 Auditor Leader, RAB/QSA UL de México S.A. DE C.V. March 2007

• 5 Whys Practical Problem Solving Coach (5WPPS) (Certified), Yazaki North America House of Quality May 2006

• Systematic Molding For Mold Builders and Tooling Engineers (Certified), RJG, Inc., May 2006

• Green Y Analysis Statistical Problem Solving Engineer (Certified), SHAINI Consultant Inc., April 2005

• Robust Statistical Engineering Coach (Certified), America Supplier Institute Inc., March 2004

• Red X Master Statistical Problem Solving Engineer (Certified), SHAINI Consultant Inc., December 2003

• Black Belt Statistical Candidate (Certified), University of Michigan, December 2003

• Six Sigma Black Belt Statistical Engineering Training, AIT, Advanced Integrated Technologies, May to December 2001

• Leadership and Supervision Fundamentals, Delphi CTIS, August 2000

• Situational Leadership Fundamentals, General Physics Corporation, September 1999

• Situational Leadership, Center for Leadership Studies, Inc., MTC, December 1996

• Management Affectivity Seminar 3D (3 Days Seminar), W.J. Reddin and Associates. August 1996

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