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Engineer Electrical Engineering

Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
January 18, 2017

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Carlos Ortiz Escalona


Cel. phone +521(664)1926627


Master degree on Quality System.

Autonomous University of Guadalajara

Master of Science on Electronic Engineering with specialization on Telecommunications.

Monterrey Institute of Technology

Thesis: Software for development, design and analysis of digital filters.

Bachelor on Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering

Monterrey Institute of Technology

Computer skills:

Programming languages: VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.NET, SQL, Flash, Web services, HTML

CAM software: Solid works

Statistical software: Minitab


Current job

Company: Medtronic (

Position: Sr. R & D sustaining engineer & project manager (medical devices)

Responsibilities: Responsible for supporting existing products and tasked to support ongoing product improvements and compliance activities including design changes, and general product support activities such as qualification of alternate suppliers/materials related to component end of life. Strong understanding and experience in medical device and/or pharmaceutical product change control and design control processes.

Sep/08 to Oct/14

Company: Flextronics medical (

Position: Sr. Medical Device project and manufacturing engineer.

Responsibilities: Drive, coordinate and implement the medical device NPI and the cost reduction initiatives. Serve as a project coordinator to cross-functional teams by tracking action items, Modify the project plan in conjunction with the relevant program manager when required. Update and communicate significant issues as appropriate to facilitate decision-making.

Responsible for leading the validation and implementation of the manufacturing and quality initiatives for new product and/or improvement initiatives for PMA/Class 3 and Class 2 devices for plastic disposables. Coordinate the activities and meetings with the client for developing new manufacturing process, process optimization, process automation, development of manufacturing and quality documents such quality plan, manufacturing procedures, in process inspection, manufacturing routing, setup sheets, FMEA, product specifications i.e. Experience developing and executing experiments (DOE) to develop the optimal process parameter window for new or actual process/machines. Qualification of new vendors/manufacturers, prepare the quality and manufacturing documentation for external audits. Drive and propose the initiatives to close the CAPAs and clients complain. I have long experience developing protocols to qualify/validate new manufacturing process such IQ, OQ, PQ, FAT, FAIR and feasibility/engineering reports.

March /07 to May/08

Company: Greatbatch technologies (

Position: Advanced manufacturing engineer (medial device).

Responsibilities: Plan and implement process development programs to insure successful introduction of new product technology into the manufacturing operation for medical implantable devices. Design and develop process according with the costumer specification. Responsible for process capability, manufacturing process development, tool design, integrated schedules, design to cost. Own or support manufacturing engineering projects requiring development of specifications, supplier management, purchase, installation and qualification of manufacturing equipment. Planning, coordinating and managing all manufacturing activities to launch and commercialize new products including concept and development of all methods and processes, robust process development, coordination of all new tooling and equipment, development and release of documentation, management of inventory, optimization and validation of new processes, evaluation and recommendation of new materials. Planning and coordinating activities to transfer new products from pilot to manufacturing including developing and management of a transition plan and team, activities, documentation, methods and labor standards review, component inventory transition plan, facility selection, coordination and preparation, equipment moves/installations and validation and training support. Maintain global awareness of manufacturing strategies and ensure feedback to core team.

Skills acquired: Strong communication, manufacturing process and product industrialization and leadership skills. Working knowledge of Designed Experiments (DOE), Strong background in Process Validations within a medical device manufacturing environment required. Communicate and coordination NPD activities with multiple functional groups. Working with vendors to accomplish the purchase capital equipment and tooling, materials or parts; and evaluate equipment and systems specifications.

April/06 to March/07

Company: Greatbatch technologies (

Position: Medical device application engineer (pacemaker subassemblies).

Responsibilities: Responsible for achieving project, engineering objectives and transference programs as specified by the Management Team on the critical manufacturing process on thin films (Ti, Mo & Nb thin film coatings), high vacuum brazing and sintering technology for ceramics. Lead teams to make improvements to existing devices and manufacturing processes. Perform Design of Experiments to optimize processes. Create documentation to support new and improved manufacturing processes. Write and perform process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ). Interface directly with assemblers, production supervisors, leads, engineers and management daily. Coordinates with the suppliers and external resources needed in developing and implementing new process/product plans. Work with QE and Management on quality planning supporting diagnosis of quality problems, corrective and preventive action programs and continuous improvement programs. Reviews specifications for new components and products for suitability with manufacturing systems. Investigates deviations to determine the impact on the product quality, the cause and corrective actions to preclude further deviations of a similar nature

Skills acquired: Skills on reactive and non reactive sputtering with applications on thin film for medical devices. Write and perform engineering studies, DOE, FAT, IQ, OQ and PQ protocols experience to qualify process and machines for the medical device industry.

Design/execute experiments and perform other activities aimed at improving quality, throughput and efficiencies.

June/03 to April/06

Company: Motorola (

Position: Sr. Product and integration engineer

Responsibilities: Design of headend equipment for digital cable TV industry (CATV).

Responsible of designing, building and testing new headends system for the digital cable business on Motorola. These systems are sold by Motorola to EEUU, Canada and Japanese costumers and Latinoamerica. These clients spend from 100,000 dollars to 1.5 Million dollars in our headend solutions.

I was responsible for leading my team in any phase of the design/test and built of these headends system. At the same time I responsible of materials, people, documentation, project planning and costumer care/service to ensure that any headend built for us meets all the requirements requested by the customer and the quality, performance and reliability of the system has been ensured.

January/03 to May/03

Company: Motorola (

Position: Reliability and Quality Engineer.

Responsibilities: Provide leadership in improving processes utilizing Lean and Six Sigma methodologies; ensure processes reliability and implement process controls. Quality: Identify root causes for in process defects, scrap and warranty and implement permanent corrective actions.

Skills acquired: Quality management for SMT. Strong organizational skills and abilities. Effective problem solving skills. Ability to coach, evaluate, develop, motivate and empower others. Provide reliability (MTBF) and system availability analysis that will satisfy the requirements of Bellcore/Telcordia, FDA or military standards. Supply the technical experience required to introduce HALT/HASS into your product development cycle. Create a reliability test program, using the latest accelerated test methods, to predict the reliability and/or service life of the telecommunication products.

April/98 to January/03

Company: IBM (

Position: Equipment and Process Engineer for sputtering and ion milling systems.

Responsibilities: In charge of any aspect of engineering like process, equipment and quality on high production areas related with vacuum equipment.

Skills acquired: I have extensive and advanced knowledge of the semiconductor/slider fabrication process. Advance troubleshooting skills on process and equipment of vacuum sputtering systems of non metal materials deposition (carbon and silicon). My knowledge in vacuum system covers reactive and non reactive sputtering systems, ion beam deposition systems and ion beam milling systems.

Expert on the below semiconductor equipment for material deposition:

Z660 from Balzers process equipment, actually Unaxis (

IBD or ion beam deposition from Veeco (

Ion Mill from Veeco (

Ellipsometer from Rudolph tech for measurement of thin films


Write skill Reading skill Conversation skill

English 100% 100% 100%

Scientific and engineering documents/papers published on International Conferences.

Symposium: IEEE Symposium; Monterrey, Mexico.

Area: Telecommunication.

Conference: Interactive simulator for transmission signal lines and Sensibility analysis.

Date: October/1995

Technical Paper: Yes.

Paper was technical revised? Yes

Symposium: CONACYT Science Symposium; Monterrey, Mexico.

Area: Telecommunication.

Conference: Developed tool by the Electrical Engineering Department at ITESM, for teaching Telecommunication and Electromagnetic Engineering .

Date: October/1996

Technical Paper: Yes.

Paper was technical revised? Yes

Symposium: IEEE Symposium; Monterrey, Mexico.

Area: Digital signal processing

Conference: Comparison between Uniform Wigner Distribution & Short Fourier Transform for time frequency analysis in speech signal.

Date: October/1996

Technical Paper: Yes.

Paper was technical revised? Yes

Symposium: IEEE Symposium section Monterrey.

Area: Electronic engineering.

Conference: Software for linear systems analysis.

Date: October/1996

Technical Paper: Yes.

Paper was technical revised? Yes

Meeting: National meeting for education (ITESM system)

Area: Education.

Conference: Interactive simulator for signal transmission lines and Sensitivity analysis

Date: October/1994

Technical Paper: Yes

Paper was technical revised? Yes

List of manuals/books/software as author or co-author:

Manual for Electromagnetic Fields for the Electrical Engineering Department at ITESM, Campus Mty (co-author).

Analysis software for system and signal for the Electrical Engineering Department at ITESM, Campus Mty. (author).

Electronic lab. manual for the Electrical Engineering Department at ITESM, Campus Mty (co-author).

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