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Electrical Engineer Manager

Burleson, TX
September 23, 2020

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Raul Rodriguez

*** ******* **** ***** • Burleson Texas 76028

Phone: 817-***-**** • Mobile: 682-***-**** • E-mail:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Electrical Engineering

Bilingual (English and Spanish) Engineer with 27 years combined experience in multiple manufacturing environments and products in Automotive and Construction industries. Strong leadership skills, supervisory skills, people skills, and a history of achievements in Manufacturing, Product R&D, Engineering, Production Control & Logistics and Technical Support areas within the manufacturing environment. Extensive experience in driving the organization to achieve P&L targets and organizational objectives.

Education & Training

Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving & Decision Making CK Technologies (2019)

IATF 16949 Internal Auditor CK Technologies (2019)

S.T.O.P Safety Training Observation Program CK Technologies (2019)

People Skills Alcom Electronics Mexico (2006)

Factory Physics Alcom Electronics Mexico (2005)

The Toyota Production System (TPS) Alcom Electronics Mexico (2004)

Fundamentals of Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) Alcom Electronics Mexico (2003)

Managing for Performance Alcom Electronics Mexico (2002)

Creating FMEA’s and Identify risks Alcom Electronics Mexico (2001)

Valeo Production Systems Valeo Electronics Mexico (1997)

Strategies for Success Delphi Delco Electronics Mexico (1997) Statistical Process Control Delphi Delco Electronics Mexico (1996)

First Line Supervisor Delphi Delco Electronics Mexico (1996)

Quality Education System (Crosby) Delphi Delco Electronics Mexico (1995)

Cycle Time Reduction Delphi Delco Electronics Mexico (1995)

Integrated Product Development Zenith Electronics Mexico (1993)

Team Work Zenith Electronics Mexico (1992)

B. of Sc. – Mechanical Electrical Engineer Universidad Valle del Bravo (1996)

Professional Experience

CK technologies – Grand Prairie Tx April 2019-Current

Plant Quality Manager

Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of quality systems.

Improved and maintained positive customer and supplier relationships through enhanced, clear and traceable quality systems that improved product quality and communication. This was achieved through several routes that include, updates to quality systems, procedure and work instructions, training of team members, internal team building, creation and implementation of necessary tracking tools, timely corrective action reports and follow up.

Additionally, I led the plant in meeting customer and internal quality goals, targets and objectives. Ensure compliance with plant IATF 16949 certification. Direct Quality launch, APQP and PPAP activities. Oversee the gauge and test equipment control program plant wide, Support plant continuous improvement activities. Responsible to develop, track and meet budgets.

Superior Concrete Products – Cleburne Tx November 2006-to December 2018

Operations Manager

Managed a 9.6 million USD annual gross sales precast manufacturing plant, with responsibility of P&L oversight. Duplicated net sales and contribute to a consistent 4% gross profit. With proven leadership and team member skills, championed and led enterprise in the development, implementation and maintenance of company quality systems programs. Identified and implemented effective process control systems to support the development, validation, and ongoing manufacturing of products. Acted as an effective leader/team member in supporting a safe manufacturing environment and operations day to day decision-making practices. Audited compliance with operating procedures. Reported audit results to CEO and board members. Ensured that plant was in compliance with NPCA, ACI and TXDOT requirements. Developed and established policies and procedures for process improvements, process development, hardware R&D and MRP. Acted as company liaison on matters related to Safety, Quality and Cost for internal and external customers. Proven skills to lead team with trouble shooting skills on plant manufacturing equipment’s and created a predictive maintenance plan to increase productivity.

Alcom Electronics – Reynosa, Mexico April 2001 – to October 2006

Business Unit Manager

Managed a 27 million USD annual sales Business Unit, Supplying GM assembly plants, tier 1 and tier 2 customer with varieties of electronic switches. BU consisted of 250 DL & 12 IDL personnel in a two-shift operation.

Responsible for the Safety, Quality, Efficiency and P&L of the Business Unit.

Production layout consists of 30 assembly cells and 1 Stick lead (Wave solder) line.

Responsibilities included the creation, reporting and adherence of the Business Unit budget as well as the capital allocation justification and management for improvements initiatives.

Managed activities to assure customer and corporate goals such as:

*MBF Management by Facts

*QCB Quality Brush Ups

*QIM Quality Improvement Meetings

*CE Concurrent Engineering (Sales, Design, QC and Manufacturing)

*Monthly CRP Allocation of HC and expenses to meet requirement plan

*QCD Quality Cost and Delivery improvement meeting

*Lean manufacturing

Leader of PFMEA, PCP and PFD reviews for new products to assure flawless launches.

Managed two different BU’s supplying Climate controls, Clock springs (Safety Feature) and

Power seat controls to Chrysler, Delphi, Toyota, Nissan & BMW.

Lead the team in the GM BU and achieved customer recognition as: “Outstanding global supplier award 2003” and received 3 years consecutively (2003, 2004 and 2005) the “GM Supplier of the Year Award”.

Valeo Electronics – Rio Bravo, Mexico December 1997 - to April 2001

Business Unit Manager

Lead the performance of a 17 million USD Business Unit as a Supplier to DamilerChrysler, Ford and GM customers. Unit consisted of 150 Direct and 19 Indirect personal. Responsibilities of personnel included Quality, Production, Materials, Industrial, Manufacturing & Product Engineering as well as Maintenance. Production Responsibilities: The performance of Quality, Safety and Efficiency of a two-shift production team. Production unit consisted of 6 production lines: 4 DamilerChrysler (T1), 1 GM (T1) & 1 Ford (T2). Quality Responsibilities: Monitoring and improvements of the PPM levels with our Internal (BOLT) and External Customers. Daily monitoring of DamilerChrysler SPIN system. Provide immediate customer response on quality incidents. Direct customer contact for any customers need. Leader of the weekly quality improvement team (QIT) to achieve Zero Defects. Recognized by Chrysler in 2000 with the “Chrysler Pentastar Award”. Materials responsibilities: Implementation of scrap/production/outgoing material reporting systems, reduction of inbound/outbound airfreight, management of material control between North American and European vendors, and Bills of Materials/Labor Routings standardization and auditing for each specific product line. Monthly participation on the Commercial Industrial Planning (CIP). Financial performance responsibilities include budget creation.

Delphi Delco Electronics - Reynosa, MX April 1995 - December 1997

Production Manufacturing Supervisor

Responsible of the product manufacturing launch of an RF transponder for highway tolls. Manufacturing process included Surface Mount, Stick leaded wave soldering (Dover Soltec Wave) and final assembly. Participated in the product launch of Delphi’s Antenna Module for various GM model vehicles.

Zenith Electronics - Reynosa, MX January 1992 - January 1995

Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering support in transferring an Injection Molding and hot stamp operations from Springfield MO to Reynosa Mexico. Responsibilities included the equipment operation, transportation/logistic and installation in the Mexico manufacturing facility. Participated in the construction of the new Zenith Plan 26 facility. Prior to plant transfer, worked as Surface Mount Technician (SMT) for a FUJI CPII and IP3 machine building Zenith computer monitor Printed Circuit Boards (PCB).

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