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Engineer Manufacturing

San Juan, Puerto Rico
June 26, 2019

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Ignacio Delgado-Aristud



Lean Manufacturing / Industrial Engineer with a diversified experience in the implementation of Product Transfers, Lean Manufacturing processes, Project Management and Cost Reductions with an individual average of $135,000/year. Experience with companies like Corning, Curtis Instruments and Cardinal Health.

Education: Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico San Juan, PR

B.S. Industrial Engineer

Major in Quality Systems. Thesis in Computer Simulation.

Demand Flow Technology, Strategy and Implementation: Certification - JCIT Institute, Denver, CO.

Professional Profile

PC knowledge tools:

Communication Skills:

Problem Solving Tools:

*Minitab / Statgraphics (SPC)

*Visual Factory and Change Control: SOP’s, MPI's, JSA's, Quality Plans

*CAPA – Pareto reports, Run Charts, Process validation.

*Animated Computer Simulation (Simul8)

*Presentation /Training skills

*Lean Manufacturing / Six-sigma *Waste Reduction (5S) / Poka Yoke


*Project Management & Reporting.

*Product Transfer Procedures


Lean Manufacturing / Cost Reduction Projects:

Used demand flow technology to obtain a labor cost reduction of $145K/yr. Increased total cycle count in 80% using point of use methodology. – CardinalHealth.

Successfully transferred four (4) manufacturing lines while improving quality and productivity.

Implemented product transfer procedure to be used between San Diego and PR plants. – CardinalHealth / Pyxis Products.

Provided a $70,200 cost reduction, using lean manufacturing concepts, during first three (3) months of employment by integration of two (2) manufacturing lines into one (1)– Curtis Instruments.

Obtained between $124K/yr - $162K/yr cost reductions in each of the last 5 years in a variety of projects, while managed and provided regular support to a manufacturing unit of 140 employees as Manufacturing-Industrial Engineer.

$274K in cost reduction initiatives was obtained during last year. – Corning Cable Systems.

Quality Systems:

Creative writing skills in technical documentation making manufacturing instructions and visual aids for more than 50 line items. These instructions included self-inspection and poka-yoke procedures. – CardinalHealth / Pyxis Products.

Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently when we passed various quality audits with zero (0) observations in our production areas. Documented quality plans, SOP’s, manufacturing instructions, visual aids, and internal audits documents for more than 700 products. – Corning Cable Systems.

Adept at both oral and written communication. Interacted effectively with individuals of all levels in order to successfully finished more than twenty (20) product transfers with limited resources and a tight schedule to Dominican Republic and Mexico – Corning Cable Systems.


Designed and implemented modular workstations which improved working conditions and helped to reduce internal rejects in 90% in two years. – Corning Cable Systems.

Accomplished years of internal OSHA audits with zero (0) findings. Strong training in conveyor safety. - Corning Cable Systems.


EGF Insurance Brokers Guaynabo, PR

Sales Consultant 2010 to Present

Licensed in life insurance and variable annuities. East area supervisor with recruiting, training, marketing, sales, customer support and compliance responsibilities. Over 300 individual clients in company records.

Income based in 100% commissions between $18K and $33K per year.

Cardinal Health – Pyxis Products Las Piedras, PR

Manufacturing Industrial Engineer Mar-2004 to Aug-2005

Income based in 100% commissions between $18K and $33K per year. Implemented procedure for effective product transfers improving worker efficiency, restructuring job duties, reorganizing work flow, and relocating work stations and equipment.

Curtis Instruments Carolina, PR

Lean / Six Sigma Manufacturing Engineer Aug-2003 to Mar-2004

Spearheaded lean manufacturing / 5S program to improve metrics in a 350 employees operation.

Corning Cable Systems Rio Grande PR.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Feb-1991 to Feb-2003

Initiated/Supervised cost reductions and quality improvement projects geared to increase efficiency and productivity. Standardized manufacturing operations to reduce set up time.

Responsible for re-designs and maintains plant's facility layouts using AutoCAD.

Supported manufacturing lines with 140 employees, 14 product families and 700+ finished products.

Additional Training

Analytic Failure Detection – Kepner Tregoe.

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis – Douglas B. Relyea.

SPC and GR&R – Douglas B. Relyea.

Principles and Workshop 5S Rating System: Primex & Corning Cable Systems.

Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing Using Six-Sigma Methodology – GE Plastics.

Principles and Workshop Lean Manufacturing: Primex & Corning Cable Systems.

Ignacio Delgado-Aristud


Thanks for reading my resume. I am applying for a Lean Manufacturing Engineer / Industrial Engineer position.

My attached resume will show that I am a very cost and quality oriented professional with a diversified experience in the implementation of Product Transfers, Lean Manufacturing processes, and Cost Reductions with an individual average of $135,000/year. I believe I have a great deal to contribute to any company, given my experience and interest, as well as my sense of humor and creative energy.

I had a broad experience in working with different aspects of Manufacturing. These aspects include:

Strong Lean Manufacturing / 5S background.

Proven record of continuous improvements / cost reductions.

Time and Methods / Human Factors.

Facilities planning / AutoCad.

Value Stream Management – Demand Flow Technology Certification.

Technical documentation writing (manufacturing instructions / quality plans / Job Safety Analysis JSA’s / ergonomics evaluation / standard operating procedures).

Skilled in Operators Training (group or individual).

Product transfers.

Capacity validation using computer simulation.

Statistical Process Control.

Safety / Ergonomics audits.

Project Management Reports.

I will welcome the opportunity to share with you a brief presentation about the contributions explained in my resume and how I can be an asset in your programs.


Ignacio Delgado-Aristud

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