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Engineer Quality

El Paso, Texas, United States
October 17, 2016

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Luis Martínez

**** ****** ***** * ** Paso, TX ***36

915-***-**** s

Senior Engineering Professional

An Expert in Quality Engineering, Project Planning, and Program Management

Results-oriented professional with comprehensive experience in quality engineering, with a proven history of leading multidisciplinary teams dedicated to producing superior engineering solutions. Articulate, bilingual communicator skilled in delivering insightful presentations across multiple lines of business to enable, plan, support, and report on status of key program milestones and deliverables, ensuring exceptional quality and timely project completion. A proven history of utilizing global methodologies and an analytic problem-solving approach to deliver innovative manufacturing solutions while preserving resources, enhancing productivity, and minimizing cost. Highly organized leader with a passion for performing in a fast-paced environment.


August 2013 – Service and Manufacturing Technical Center (Yazaki) El Paso TX US.

Present Sr. Quality Engineer

Lead key Quality activities, Internal and External quality

Lead and guide the activities within the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering,

Like the Tesla HV Rapid Splitter for models “X” & “S”

Support Manager in review of manufacturing plant readiness information, in resolution of open action items, in making sure evidence is reflected, and in driving continuous improvement

Review and monitor APQP / LRR / PPAP for all applicable affiliates.

Define and implement group communication, reporting methods, and metrics.

Provide feedback, coaching and resource allocation to meet objectives and deadlines.

Ensure adherence to customer manufacturing specifications and work with affiliates on the implementation of applicable test concepts.

Monitor quality issues form build events and follow through to effective implementation of corrective actions.

Monitor ISO-TS 16949 performance to ensure it continues acceptable according to customer requirements.

Review existing process and/or tools, identify gap, and implement corrective actions and “best practices”

Provided input to, and lead problem solving activities at the OEMs customer sites. Engineer change notice (ECN) process.

July 2007 – Yazaki North America. El Paso TX US.

August 2013 Customer Quality Engineer

Responsibilities include:

Engineer change notice (ECN) process.

Issue quality inspection request for inspection/certification.

Resolve field and customer claims.

Receive and communicate claim issues with customers and other affected departments.

Track response timing of 3D and closure of 8D.

Recommend and implement corrective and preventative action.

Review manufacturing methods to improve quality. Measure parts against drawing using smart scope.

Determine the effectiveness of suppliers system, appraises the current quality, determines quality problem areas and assist in corrective action or minimization of these problem areas.

Provide decision on inspection planning, quality-related training and/or reporting.

Develop inspection plan, which includes frequency, sample size, and measurement techniques.

In-depth working knowledge of all aspects of quality assurance, statistical problem-solving techniques and basic philosophies in Quality Control to analyze supplier’s facility.

Maintain balance between the customer and company needs.

Understand and deploy the goal, purpose, approach, and applicability of the Quality System

June 2005 – Elcom (Yazaki). El Paso TX US.

July 2007 Advanced Quality Engineer

Review and Approve PPAP (Production Part Approval Process). Develop a quality plan that facilitate for the development of a process that will produce a quality product.

Identify, document and certify all poka-yokes for new product launches as per timing given by program management.

Perform first time capability analysis on equipment and processes before they are released to the production floor.

Apply the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle during the development stage (concept, design, pre production).

Lead in the release of processes and equipment into production this is to include training on all areas of the production book (work instructions, poka-yokes, process flows, PFMEA (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis) and Control Plans).

Develop PF, PFMEA, Visual Working and Packing Standards.

Apply the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle during launch of production and then pursue continuous improvements even during prost-production.

Evaluated and recommended product and component design modifications that improved the manufacturing and cost efficiency.

Participate in Kaizen activities as well as in customer claims cross-functional teams.

January 2003 – Elcom (Yazaki). El Paso TX US.

June 2005 APQP Coordinator

Review and Approve PPAP completed by engineering.

Submit completed PSW (Part Submission Warrant) /PPAP packages to customers per their requirements.

Maintain the PPAP library.

Review and Track alerts that affect PPAP's. Maintain annual layout files of supplier parts.

Maintain work instructions.

Perform document control gatekeeper functions.

Prepare flow diagrams, FMEA and Control Plans.

All other tasks as required to support the PPAP activity

May 2000 – Plexus Electronics (Formerly known as Elamex) CD Juárez Chih. Méx.

February 2001 Manufacturing Technology Engineer

Engineering changes.

Components redesign and renewal by solid works.

Material cost analysis for component redesign.

Quotation of new redesign products.

Item Master (raw material and finished good) updates.

Coordinating the introduction of new components to the lines.

Transfer new products and raw material (physical and system-wise) to the plant.

High volume trials for new products.

Statistical Process Analysis for all new products.

Structure, cost and updates of Bill of Materials.


Engineering Practices s OEM Quality Processes s Team & Personnel Leadership s Solutions Advice Program Management s Process Sign-Off (PSO) Requirements s Production Part Approval Process

Client Relationship Management s Quality Control s Manufacturing Readiness Assessment

Resource Management s Process Improvement s Advance Quality Planning s Corrective Troubleshooting

Engineer Change Notice (ECN) Process s Trend Analysis & Reporting s Languages: English & Spanish


Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Juárez

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