Root Cause Failure Analysis, Efficiency Analyst, Expert Consultant
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  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • PLC's
  • Pneumatic
  • Robotic
  • Hydraulic

This associate has a MBA in International Business from Florida Metropolitan University.

This expert has a BS in Business Management from Florida Metropolitan University.

This expert has an AS in Computer Science from Tampa College.

This expert has a BEE from Great Lakes US Naval Center.

Root Cause Failure Analysis, Efficiency Analyst, Expert Consultant

This associate has industrial management experience for facility efficiency operations. Areas of emphasis include distribution analysis, layout planning, cost feasibility analysis, and reliability. Additional areas of emphasis include implementation coordination and simulation. This consultant coordinated and drove next generation methodologies.

Additional areas of expertise include project coordination, root clause failure analysis, cost analysis and controls, and contract negotiations. Other areas of expertise include CMMS systems, TQM, reliability efficiency, and reliability methodologies.

Other areas of specialty include client relations, budget estimations, lean process improvement, and planning and scheduling. Additional specialization includes inventory, and global enterprise projects.

Through H2S04 and P205 storage tank analysis, this consultant introduced the RCFA concept. Facilitated (RCFA) root cause failure analysis group meetings. Analyzed ongoing problem areas with reliability programs and implemented changes. This expert chose the best suited CMMS program for the facility. The action produced record productions due to efficiency increase in equipment and valuable inventory space. Facility maintained and enhanced objectives due to the "buy-in."

This associate led a presentation at an Infrared conference on combining all reliability methodologies to include vibration, oil analysis, ultrasound, and (IR) thermography and (MCE) motor circuit examination. After proven combined technologies were shown with great success in the field, the article was publicized for broader use to bring reliability engineering to a world-class level.

To increase awareness of product quality and quantity, this expert established a work order data system. Process flow charts were developed to aid in equipment efficiency and increase workforce productivity.

This consultant received recognition for best food-based production facility due to increased productivity of 4.2% with a profit margin over $2.5K per month.

This expert coordinated the installation of a multi-million dollar brand production line. This consultant established the team plan and new equipment purchases; insured training was completed and complied with all safety requirements. Through the use of great communications, monitoring, and feedback, the team came in $150k under budget with production starting two months early.

This expert proposed infrastructure model for regional sites including program content and target inventory via Six Sigma principles for corporate-wide enhancements. Once proposal was fully implemented, cost savings were experienced throughout the organization.

This associate created and updated all hardware for a shared service networking system. Provided facilities with new software and reporting tools for detailed data to increase manufacturing efficiency.

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Providing expertise in industrial management, root cause failure analysis, manufacturing, efficiency analysis, lean consulting, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.


Manufacturing Manager, Essilor, Tampa, FL

Organized Financial Analysis processes and procedures, obtaining full P&L responsibility. Established statistical analysis and expanded updated networking. Utilized Cost Analysis and revitalized profit and improved forecasting. Successfully directed operational process changes. Initiated capital improvement plans and coordinated with sales to enhance and expand communication with customers. Formulated profit analysis trending.


Efficiency Analyst, IMS Group, Tampa, FL

Facilitated regular team meetings. Increased efficiency 21% through verification process and statistical analysis. Reorganized and updated networking system. Provided direction to subordinates.


Manufacturing Manager, Galaxy Food Inc., Orlando, FL

Implemented cost restructuring and lead contract negotiations. Launched lean processing practices. Coordinated shipping and handling, JIT inventory systems. Maintained schedules and budgets. Led onsite inspections monitoring quality and completeness. Ensured the training for supervisors and operators is current to all GMP and all SOPs.


Engineering Division, United States Navy, Worldwide

Developed experience and skill in Mechanical and Electrical/Electronics disciplines; PLC's, Pneumatic, Robotic, Hydraulic. Developed team leadership skills, exhibiting the ability to lead, inspire, motivate and gain the confidence of others. Gained knowledge in process of heavy industrial, machine-intensive, 24/7, automated, continuous-line, employing rotating equipment, gearboxes, ovens, conveyance.

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