An experienced industry consultant dedicated to providing my clients with high value solutions in a timely and efficient manner. I serve each client promptly and with accountability, as if I was building my own business. I have delivered cost-effective business solutions to clients utilizing the latest technologies and best-practices that make sense for the customer’s use cases. I have been successful in creating innovation in some of America’s leading industries.
JANUARY 1993 – PRESENT
PRINCIPAL ENGINEER, Quality management consulting
Manager for continuous improvement using best-practices to develop complete project management plans. Provided strategic leadership over the planning development and marketing analysis. Design and execution of the new product(s) through design for assembly and manufacturing to ensure serviceability and high reliability with the lowest possible cost. Extensive knowledge of Non-destructive testing methods and procedures. Subject matter expert on quality systems and organizational excellence. Managed all Quality Assurance activities, regulatory compliance and customer facing functions. Mistake-proofing to eliminate human error by teaching and mentoring Six Sigma methodologies for manufacturing and mechanical engineering. Managed all program non-conformance’s, root cause analysis, Corrective Actions and Preventative Actions. Lead engineer in the design and process Failure Modes, Effects and Analysis’s for detailed engineering drawings, manufacturing planning and required contractor requirements. First article inspections and Compliance Matrix for all engineering drawing requirements and specifications. Created an Internal and External Corrective Action Review process for non-conforming material. All project schedules in MS Project including labor and material charges, financial and Earned Value for weekly executive management reviews. Member of the Society of Automotive Engineering for the development of standards for electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging systems. Member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the development of a new standard: electricity as a transportation fuel.
CERTIFIED QUALITY MANAGER AND ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE
American Society of Quality
A professional who leads and champions process-improvement initiatives, facilitates and leads team efforts to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, supports strategic planning and deployment initiatives, and helps develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement, able to motivate and evaluate staff, manage projects and human resources, analyze financial situations, determine and evaluate risk, and employ knowledge management tools and techniques in resolving organizational challenges.
california state university sacramento
Training for making decisions, both large and small, develop a risk management plan skills, formulating and monitoring using MS Project, creating a statement of work, organizing and mentoring inter-connected staff, and coordinating all program activities.
SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF QUALITY
Six Sigma strategies seek to improve the quality of the output of a process by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. It uses a set of quality management and statistical methods to create a special infrastructure of people within the organization to solve specific value targets establish by management: reduce process cycle time, reduce pollution, reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction, and increase profits.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
The completion of undergraduate studies in mathematics, engineering, computer science, physical sciences, economics, and related fields.