Nestor Manuel Sigala
El Paso Texas, 1587 Da Vinci St, 79936
I’m Electromechanical Engineer, with full sense of responsibility, I have ten years of experience in Maintenance, Engineering and support for Automated Machinery, and different positions in all the organizations I have served (Maintenance Supervisor, Project engineer and Automation Engineer with expertise in Controls Engineering. SUMMARY
10 years of experience in High Volume
Manufacturing Industry, like Medical Devices at
Johnson and Johnson, Beckton Dickason and
Medtronic, in Electronics at Omron Mexico and
Thermo link, Foods at Sunrise, CSC Sugar, Extrusion Plastics and Injection Molding Industry at Jones
Plastic, Federal Mogul,
Excellent communication and leadership skills
English Spoken, Written and Reading,
10 years like Electromechanical Technician with
expertise in Molding Processes, and automotive
original equipment, experience in handling and
processing of different resins,
Knowledge Process Documentation (Flowcharts,
PFMEA, Control Plan, 8D? S)
Experience in Validation at Manufacturing Industry for Medical Devices (FAT, SAT, SOP's, PM's,
Engineering Test, DOE, PV, IQ, OQ, PQ and MIs)
Experience in ISO 10110, MIL SPEC A-8625, ASME
Y14.5-2009, Optical Drawings Standards
Project Management and Risk Management as
Team Leader and Sponsor
Experience in Lean and Six Sigma Mfg. Capital
Budget and Control.
Shipping and Receiving Experience and
Warehousing Duties, knowledge in Scanners and
Forklift & Scissor Lift Certified
Knowledge in Brokers Regulations and Mexican
Inventory Control Analyst
Knowledge in take inventory of stored materials, examines stored materials and reports
Productivity and quality standards
SAP, As400, Oracle, Mapic, Edward Johnson
RS Studio 5000 / ControlLogix, FactoryTalk
ME/PanelView, FactoryTalk SE, RS View 32
Strong experience with high speed assembly of
plastic components with the use of Ultrasonic
Welding, RF Forming and welding, UV systems,
EFD dispensing systems
Experience working with Multivac, Tiromat,
Thermoforming machinery and Packaging
Install and Troubleshooting for In-line printing systems, (Bellmark, Greydon, Domino, Lynx and
Mark Andy P7 printing system)
Experience working in Engineering and NPI
Development, Engineering calculations, GD&T
Expertise in Solid Works, Mechanical Inventor and Creo (Pro/E) Modeling and drawing 3D modeling
Experience in Zemax OpticStudio®, Matlab and
Experience with MEMs for optical scanning,
Laser/Optical Metrology Systems, spectroscopic
MS Office, including MS Project & Visio
• Use of Workshop machines and tools, Milling, Lathe, Drilling Machinery, CNC,
• Internal Combustion Technician
• Extensive knowledge in Automation and Control
• Knowledge Management Diagrams and Control Pneumatics, Electro Pneumatics Advanced,
• Expertise in Engineering Design Software (Solid Works, Pro-E, Catia, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor Nx Siemens Unigraphix)
• Knowledge in Industrial Instrumentation, Electrical Design (AutoCAD Electrical) -- High Level
• PLC Programming (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi, Direct Logic) -- Medium Level
• HMI Programming (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Proface, Maple Systems) -- Medium Level
• Robot Programming (Fanuc, Epson, IAI, ABB, Staubli, Kuca) -- Medium Level
• Motion Servomotors Prog (Allen Bradley, IAI, Festo, Baldor, Siemens, Indramat, AB, Parker) -- High Level
• Vision Systems Programming (Cognex, Keyence) -- Medium Level
• Drives/VFDs - Power Flex VFD, Kinetix Servo Drives
• Ethernet: EtherNet/IP, DLR, STRATIX, CISCO Switches; ControlNet, Device Net, RIO, DF1, Modbus
• Software/Database - C++, C#, .NET, Java, SQL, Oracle
• Networks (Ethernet, Device net, Control net, Profibus, Profinet,, DB9, RS232) --- High Level
• PC (Labview, VB.Net) --- Basic Level
• Knowledge of Automation Software MatLab and SPC Minitab16-- Medium Level
• SMC Programming Slides, Position Cards, IAI, AB
• Experience with the following large tonnage Plastic Injection Molding machines: Krauss Maffei, Haitian, Battenfeld, Cincinnati Milacron, Husky, Engel, Negribossi, Demag, Hass, Mazak, EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering (BSEMET) Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Juárez August/2006 – December/2011 Master in Engineering Administrative (MIA)
Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Juárez December/2012 – December/2014 EXPERIENCE:
POCI Reverse Engineering Design El Paso Texas, USA January 19-Present Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer (Technical Sales)
My role like Mechanical Designer is provide solutions in some many projects, into Electrical and Mechanical design by opto-mechanical systems, providing tasking’s like;
Create quotes for vendors, be in straight contact, and provide technical support
Create BOMs on designs, Drawings in 2D and 3D,
Analyze system performance or operational requirements.
Design and document lens assembly, by work in a regulated environment in compliance to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820.
Hands on experience with CNC and other machine shop tools.
Provide Reverse Engineering and Design for Prototypes and OEMs Designs Assemblies
Contribute to the analysis, conceptual design, development, and test of complex control hardware used on military, commercial
Conduct testing to determine functionality or optimization or to establish limits of photonics systems or components.
Design, integrate, or test photonics systems or components.
Determine applications of photonics appropriate to meet product objectives or features.
Write reports or research proposals.
Conceive, design, analyze, build, and test opto-mechanical and precision mechanical components and systems for a laser system. Reduction of the size, weight, and power of the laser system is of particular importance while maintaining reliability and mechanically robust hardware,
Read current literature, talk with colleagues, continue education, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in the field.
Train operators, engineers, or other personnel.
Design and Develop optical or imaging systems, such as optical imaging products, optical components, image processes, signal process technologies, or optical systems.
Document design processes including objectives, issues, and outcomes.
Oversee or provide expertise on manufacturing, assembly, or fabrication processes.
Create conceptual design by using modeling and simulation tools.
Research and analyze pertinent market, partners, suppliers and applicable competitive products, applies industry standard solutions and appropriate progressive technologies to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and opto-mechanical systems, assemblies and components.
Therm-O-Link of Texas, Inc. El Paso Texas, USA April 18-January 19 Plant Engineer
My role as Plant Engineer was to ensure the operation of all essential building services and taking charge of the Maintenance Department. Develop modifications for current equipment/machinery to suit demand for Production Engineering, support for plant copper mill machinery, wire bunching machinery, insulation production lines and electrical systems. Develop plan for modernization and monitoring network for plant assets, optimize maintenance schedule and installation of new machinery. Audit plant's power systems and maintain operation within standardized codes Planed, budget, scheduled and coordinate electrical- mechanical projects. Provide Direct training of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures. Prepare and deliver technical presentations explaining products or services to customers and prospective customers, Provided Electrical Engineering support to the Maintenance technicians & Process equipment.
Inspected jobs in process and at completion to ensure that standards of workmanship and safety are maintained.
Negotiated pricing and service from contractors and vendors for the best value.
Reduction in breakdown of production equipment by 10% through implementation of preventive maintenance program.
Review and implementation of computer maintenance software (CMMS).
Reduce Corrective Maintenance by 40%
Reduce repair and maintenance cost in 35%
Document methods and systems to standardize procedures and maintain production control
Developed and scheduled Preventive Maintenance Procedures to maintain production machinery and equipment in proper working condition,
Developed a Lock-Out / Tag-Out program for all machinery,
Reviewed existing PM programs and updates Formats and elements to simplify application, provide documentation for evaluation at machine, to assure pm elements address known repeat failure modes, and to assure Preventive Maintenance elements are in compliance with machine manufacturer.
Create a Maintenance W.O System and monitored work order reports and distribution for the maintenance dept.
Implemented maintenance inventory control system for proper accountability of parts and supplies.
Organized and implemented plant shut down for machine repairs and set up contractors for repairs.
Directed and coordinated activities of maintenance staff engaged in repair maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in maintenance of buildings, grounds and utility systems
Planed, developed and implemented new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.
Conferred with management, engineering, and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
Supervised and coordinated activities of workers engaged in the maintenance, electrical, and mechanical operations.
Ensured proper maintenance of facility machinery.
Maintained inventories of maintenance material, supplies, and repair parts at required levels be initiating requisitions for purchase; periodically reviewing inventory for proper upkeep at plant facilities.
Troubleshoot existing systems: Allen Bradley & Siemens PLCS, AC/DC Master Drives, & Digital Programming Instruments as temperature controllers, counters, timers, pressure switches, etc. Programmed & installed all current facility VF & DC Drives and HMI screens. BD CareFusion (Becton and Dickson) El Paso Texas, USA May 17-April 18 Ld Tech, Mechanical Engineer (1-year contract)
The principal function was maintaining the equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations, and comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of quality assurance principles. Plan and modify products to meet customer needs. Help clients solve problems with installed equipment.
Following the established Preventative Maintenance schedules and remains in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures. Review the inoperative or malfunctioning production equipment and machinery and diagnose the source of trouble (mechanical or electronic). Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Coordinate the manufacture of specialized replacement parts with the Machine Shop when defective parts are not stock items.
Correctly read and interpret machine drawings.
Operation of all types of machine shop tools, considering types of material, tolerances, types of cutting tools, coolants, lubricants and machine tool feeds and speeds
Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications
Replace broken or defective standard parts with stock items, troubleshooting, developing and programming high speed automated equipment. Reassemble machines, with fine tune equipment under both static and dynamic conditions, maintain and support production equipment of the Preventative Maintenance Program;
Sets up complex data acquisition or measurement equipment to automatically capture test data in electronic format (lab view)
Troubleshooting with PLC's, reading leader logic and programming Allen Bradley and Siemens
Wide variety of detection sensors and proximity switches, pneumatic electro-valves, pneumatic cylinders, and control drivers
Assistance including PLC and HMI programming, AB, Siemens, Panasonic, FANUC, Mitsubishi, Schneider, Pro-face, ABB, Cognex, Keyence, most of them with advanced level expertise for debug and support
Troubleshooting Vision Systems, and developing vision system programming
Ultrasonic welding equipment (Branson, Stapla, Dukane, etc.)
Troubleshooting and/or programming HMIs (Human-Machine Interfaces)
Use the lockout/tag out and bypass system. Perform functional operating adjustments on equipment when requested by the Machine Operators or Production Supervisors to obtain quality production.
Participate in training and cross-training efforts of Mechanics, Back-up Line Mechanics, Supervisors and Operators. Request replacement parts as needed from Tool Crib. Follow through on any requests for missing parts. Return or rebuild parts as requested by the Tool Crib. Certify on equipment specific to department.
Support and train operators when needed. Work overtime as needed by the department. Actively participate in Continuous Improvement teams and activities, including 5S, blitzes, Shift Start-up, updating PVD boards, etc.
Continuously improve through the KAS program, meeting department goals for completed KAS.
Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
Development and coordination of related manufacturing transfer documentation
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Specification creation and revisions
Investigation of Manufacturing Events
Performing Process & Engineering studies
Creating and updating documentation needed for Regulatory Submissions
Assists in the preparation and presentation of department KPI (Key Performance Indicators) through routine progress report updates to the management team.
Collaborate and communicate with other specialists and leaders to coordinate cross-project initiatives and activities.
Safe Medical Device Act of 1990 authorized FDA to add Design Controls to the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) requirements for medical devices.
Design Controls by 21 CFR 820.30
Follow 21 CFR Part 820.30 and ISO 13485:2016 to design output
Validation under reference with ISO 9001:1994 and ISO/DIS 13485 section 4.4.8 Design validation PCA Packaging Corporation of America El Paso Texas, USA August 15 – May 17 Electrical Maintenance Technician B
Following all safety rules and practices, Participate in institutional professional development and training.
Routine inspections and PM’s
Inventory of all repair parts, supplies, preventative maintenance parts/supplies when low.
Lock out/Tag out.
Troubleshoot, supervise, and/or make repairs on gas and fuel pressure lines, boilers, heaters, pumps, compressors, motors, controllers, heat exchangers, HVAC’s.
Perform routine maintenance on the equipment and systems in a facility as part of their job requirements not limited to any request for building maintenance other those utilities.
Prepare and maintain records on treatment, oil, gas, chemicals consumption, steam hot water production, and Chilling Systems, HVAC, Water Treatment and Compress Air consumables as well as maintain strict inventory of spare parts for every discipline.
Operate Boilers, HVAC, Chilling Systems, Water Treatment Systems, and Compress Air Systems.
Train and supervise staff on operation and repair of equipment as assigned.
Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels
Maintain, operate, and troubleshoot production equipment, gears, motors, pneumatic & hydraulics, HVAC, conveyors.
Fabricate parts, prepare reports, and communicate well with peers and co-workers.
Provide mechanical-electrical maintenance support to keep equipment operational in an urgent and timely manner.
Performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
Accurately using measurement and test equipment
Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed
Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
Accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other paperwork
Maintaining SAP and work order systems
Highly motivated, knowledgeable with excellent mechanical skills, required to diagnose, repair, rebuild, and replace mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on all plant manufacturing and support equipment.
Trouble shooting PLCs, HMIs, Drives
Experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery, on the job success in safety, attendance and quality of work expected.
Must have in depth knowledge and practical application experience in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance.
Ability to manage several priorities at once, experience, particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry From this section I work in the USA, I received my green card Johnson and Johnson Ethicon Inc., Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua January 13 – September 15 Sr. Validation Engineer
The work consisted in process validation and changes in materials handling medical / ISO 13485 regulations. Labor-saving projects. MP relief tasks, SSGB, SSBB, or ASQ CQE, CQA. Project Management and Risk Management as Team Leader and Sponsor. Experience in Lean and Six Sigma Mfg. Capital Budget and Control. Prepare quotations using information from suppliers, cost standards, technical information and quality manufacturing engineering. Create BOMs, detailed instructions for manufacturing processes, packaging specifications, specification of external suppliers to provide standard cost structure and instructions for manufacturing. I’ve work together with customers and engineers for prepares cost estimates by studying blueprints, plans, and related customer documents; consulting with engineers, architects, and other professional and technical personnel, Cost analysis of product, Responsible for coordinating technical and administrative aspects of projects along the lines of the PDP (Product Development Plan) or CDP (Change Development Plan).
Prepares and distributes the timeline and description of a project and assigned to specific tasks of the project team.
Lead the introduction of new product lines, manufacturing systems, new technologies, machinery and equipment to maintain the medium / long term sustainable improvement that impacts the quality, service and cost.
Analyzes statistical data to suggest changes and process improvements.
Suggests and evaluates new equipment / tools for production.
Coordinates liberation and interplant products, processes methods, equipment and tools transfer following the guidelines of GMP / GDP, FDA and ISO 13485.
Establishes a risk management strategy identifying events or circumstances that could negatively impact the company, customers, and staff involved as well as external impacts on society and the environment.
Generates information to support the validation, revalidation (MVP) and engineering changes as ECO's, permanent and temporary CDP's, etc
Performs and coordinates manufacturing validations as IQ's, OQ's, ANOVA's, DOE's, Screening's, PQ's, ETE's, Monitors the capital budget projects and trends and trouble shooting.
Maintenance Supervisor 2 shift
Develop and implement preventative and predictive maintenance program.
Understands financial drivers in the form of budgets, cost, yields, operating plans, etc., and can schedule and manage maintenance operations to ensure maximum production for minimum cost.
Actively participate in plant safety efforts. Lead the maintenance safety program to achieve plant safety goals. Ensure zero injuries in the team. Provides for effective employee relations within the technical unit by ensuring that employment practices are fair and consistent Coordinates maintenance communication to the production team on activities for the shift
Technical support resource for the shift for production floor, troubleshoot and repair all production equipment
Maintain electrical, mechanical, pneumatic control systems of MTO automation, DAC machines
Interpret and apply written specifications, schematic drawings, parts lists, prints and sketches to installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment including MTO automation line, DAC lathes,
Document preventative maintenance procedure in accordance with federal and internal procedures
Perform other duties as directed by department Supervisor.
Perform the SOS ( Standard Operation Sheets) project in order to improve the work instructions standardization