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Manager Supply Chain

Covina, California, 91722, United States
March 27, 2011

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Fernando Garcia



An innovative goal oriented Management Professional with over fifteen years of experience in Manufacturing Operations. Principal strengths include all aspects of manufacturing, supply chain management, implementation of policies, procedures and programs to assure a productive and safe working environment.

Education: Devry University, Long Beach, CA

Pursuing Bachelors in Technical Management

I.T.T. Technical Institute, West Covina, CA

A.A.S. Electronics Engineering Technology, June 1997


SafeNet Government Solutions, Torrance, CA 07/97 – 03/11

Production Manager

• Managed the Production Control, Test, Assembly, Shipping and Receiving areas of the Operation department.

• Overseen all depot activities which included the analysis and repair of out-of-warranty equipment, production build plan, work orders, and reconciles it to the Revenue schedule to assure on-time deliveries.

• Responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining budgets for the department.

• Reduced shipping cost by 38% by filtering out items that do not require overnight shipments.

• Implemented process improvements and reporting enhancements to significantly improve On Time Deliveries to customers.

• Implemented 5S lean principles to the production shop floor.

• Created and implemented detailed desktop procedures to clearly step through processes and eliminating single point of failures within the department.

• Responsible for monthly review process and partake in all transitions-to-production activities for space and ground equipment.

• Extensive MRP system knowledge and practices

• Used Six Sigma practices to identified root cause of failures on multiple projects.

Production Supervisor

• Supervision, hiring, and training of new employees. Responsible for scheduling assignments, timecards, employee performance reviews. Provide support for other departments. Ensure company’s ESD compliance.

• Assigns employees to maximize production objectives, maintain quality and attain output requirements

• Responsible for direction of skilled, technical employees involved in the test, checkout, and inspection of electronic components, assemblies, systems, and modules.

• Review production and test schedules, material resources, test equipment availability, and manpower. Assign employees to maximize testing objectives, maintain quality and attain output requirements.

• Informs assigned employees of production and material problems and coordinates with support groups to resolve problems affecting schedules.

• Participate in establishing and modifying testing methods and processes by recommending changes in materials, equipment and procedures.

Test Supervisor

• Directly interacting with the project managers and production controller to schedule production deadlines

• Provide leadership to all technicians and ensure proper training certifications are current.

• Responsible for the assembly, testing and troubleshooting down to component level of ground and flight units using assembly drawings and schematics. Performed system checkout, calibration, alignment, fabrication, modification as required.

• Collected, analyzed, and produced reliable data to be processed by responsible engineers for future network optimization, deployment, planning, and design.

• Knowledge of electronic technical functions; test; fabrication; modification; assembly; soldering techniques, color codes, component identification; knowledge and ability to use wide variety of test and diagnostic equipment; read and work from schematics, drawings, diagrams, etc

Skills and Certification

• Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, Access, Deltek Cost Point.

• Certifications include ESD Training, J-STD-001 Certified IPC Specialist, AMA – Fundamentals of Strategic Planning, Excelling as a Manager Certification, Six-Sigma Green Belt Certified, Conference on Leadership Development and Teambuilding, Time Management Training, Forklift Certificate.

• Currently posses a TOP SECRET clearance.

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