New Products Introduction Engineer
August 2013 – Present (1 year 5 months)Brattvåg
§ Managing and leading the introduction on manufacturing of new hydraulic product to the production line (from concept design).
§ Working with cross-functional teams (Engineering, Purchasing, Operations,etc) to achieve the most cost efficiency for manufacturing.
§ Develop technical and quality documentation for the product and using Lean-sigma techniques to measure.
§ Define the investment needs for the product and develop the documentation to request it.
§ Reporting to stakeholders, project sponsor and managers
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Alconza
December 2011- June 2012 Berango, Spain
§ Responsible for optimizing layout and production processes in the areas of packaging, presses and machining.
§ Identification, definition and presentation of investment needs for the areas.
Definition and design the tools for manufacturing. Discrepancies report management, work instructions development.
§ Managing logistics, suppliers and subcontractors for the manufacturing line.
Quality Manager GES USA
2008-Jan 2011 Philadelphia, PA (EE.UU)
§ Conceptualized and implemented procedures and technical specifications system for maintenance, assembly, and construction of wind turbines.
§ Ensured consistent high-performance quality by conducting thorough audits reducing the customer complaints 30% and increase the confidence of customer.
§ Set up and implement a plan to increase the productivity of the techs and the availability of the wind farm as well. During the firsts months the availability of the wind farm went from 95% to 99%.
Project Manager -Validation GES-SIEMSA/GLOBAL ENERGY SERVICES
2006-2008 Erandio (Spain)
§ Directed contractual validation of power curve of winds turbine for Gamesa S.A. on new installed wind farms, avoiding to pay millions of $ on penalties base on non fulfillment of contract.
§ Managed human resources, certification body, materials, and purchases to carry out the projects on time and inside of budget.
§ Management, analysis and resolution of a vast array of problems that occur during verification giving as result improvements in the machine.
§ Performance of validation plan and its follow up to meet the requirements and milestones.
§ Definition, buying and setting up the hardware for the measurement and its compliance with IEC norm.
Manufacturing Headers Manager GEA IBERICA S.A.
2004-2006 Igorre (Spain)
§ Managed and supervised 40-person team; set high standards and met objectives.
§ Organized and planned manufacturing process including production, welding, machining, assembly, calibrations, and subcontracting.
§ Oversaw all manufacturing activities; ensured compliance with customer’s standards.
§ Improved machining and welding processes through researching and resolving problems during manufacturing, resulting in increased operational efficiency and effectiveness of 20%.
§ Cost reduction of 50% on machining tools after negotiating with suppliers.
§ Improved lay-out and time lost on 20% through running the 5 s technique.
Project Manager, Aerospace ITP GROUP
2002-2004 Zamudio (Spain)
§ Oversaw project objectives, calibrations, customer relations, database, and quality approvals of the new process in accordance with the new customer’s procedures (Airbus).
§ Instituted more efficient processes by creating new procedures and technologies.
§ Provided technical support for product detection and design; purchased tools for manufacturing.
§ Managed subcontractor operations, including searches, requests, and quotes.
§ Development of Manufacturing Engineer department, establishing the procedures for ISO 9001 and EN9100 and getting the approvals to keep the workload.
§ Develop of documentation for special process (aluminum welding, painting and N.D.T.) and getting quality approvals. Being included in their supplier list for new projects.
§ Leading the introduction of new products of a new customer and aircraft (Airbus A380) to the production line, from design, in our Engineer Dpt. until its mass production. Supplying from 0 to 10 kits per year.
Maintenance/Industrial Laborer MEAD EMBALAJES S.A.
1996-2002 Zamudio (Spain)
§ Ensured proper maintenance and cleaning of off-set printers and other machinery.
§ Performed preventive maintenance on all machines including compressors, pumps, air conditioning, and off-set machines.
Education Professional Development
Executive Masters of Business Administration ESEUNE, NEGURI
International Executive Program GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering(Mechanic) E.U. DE ING. TÉCNICA INDUSTRIAL, VITORIA (Spain)
Computer Skills Information Technology
§ Windows § Unix § Auto CAD v.14, Solid Edge, Solidworks, Catia
§ ERP:Baan IV, Sap § 3D Studio § Office (Word,Excel PowerPoint)
§ Spanish § English § German- beginner