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Applications Engineer / SMT Programmer

United States
August 20, 2012

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Miguel “Mike” Moriel

Cerrada de Esmirna ***-**

Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, MX 32540

Cell: +52.1.656.135.3592


Licensed Engineer with proven abilities to support all aspects of high volume and high mix SMT environment.

Professional Experience:

Foxconn (CNSBG) 2011 - Present

• Applications Engineer / SMT Programmer:

o Eight (8) years experience in a world class SMT manufacturing facility

o Demanding environment with output the key measurement of success and exceptional quality expected

o Escalated quickly within the organization due to strong technical, organizational, analytical, problem

solving, communication, and interoffice relationship skills.

Cisco System 2008-2011 as Application Engineer

Scientific Atlanta 1/2005 as SMT Programmer

Value Accrued and Offered:

• Provided leadership from within the Engineering group on:

o Equipment justifications – Cost Benefit Analysis, Return on Investment

o Process improvement projects - DPMO’s <10 in high volume and <20 in high mix

o Capacity improvement projects - Efficiencies >80% in High Volume Lines

o Utilization projects - >70% in High Mix Lines

o Total manufacturing cost analysis – Provided cost estimates for new product introduction

o Diagnostic troubleshooting – Root cause analysis during /after production restarts

o Manufacturability – Production liaison to product design to incorporate DFM principles

o Project Management – Planned and managed SMT line installations, SW Development

• Managed SMT Program development:

o High Mix environment - 40+ changeovers per day over 10 lines

o Supported 3 shifts of production – 3 team members working on 1


shift only

o Program related Software - CAM350, Valor, PPS(Assembléon), SMS

o Simulation and Analysis – Determine best equipment resource allocation and layout

o Designed excel macros to automate line capacity analysis and monitoring tasks

• Communication skills:

o Bi-Lingual – Spanish primary, Very high level of English proficiency

o Resourceful at team communication within the organizational structure to ensure project success

o Provided training to the field application engineers

o Wrote white papers for internal publication

o Created clear presentations to convey ROI, Optimization, Analytical concepts, Cost Management, etc

• Provided IT support:

o PC/Network Support Technician

o Provided 2nd level network support and driver installation

o Advanced troubleshooting assistance for internal customers

• Technical Contact for External Vendors and Suppliers

o Worked with vendors to finalize equipment requirements and to provide pre/post sales support

o Supported Cisco specific project development with software supplier SMS International

o Provided technical information and support to outsource CEM’s (Flextronics / Jabil )

o Providing in and onsite house front end verification and design tools support to the customers.


Lic. (BA) Electromecánical Engineering; 2003 Institute of Technology, Cd Juárez, MX

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