Leader and visionary with the ability to develop strategic and tactical plans while utilizing Six Sigma problem solving methodology. Able to work independently and lead cross functional teams. Detail oriented while multitasking with sense of urgency. Seeking Houston area position.



¨      Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (Ford Motor Company) & Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist

¨      Certified Behavior Safety Specialist and Certified Professional Ergonomist (2010)

¨      14 years experience in manufacturing industries in areas such as material handling, workplace layout and design, equipment and tooling design, training, work process allocation and design.

¨      Educator and Speaker at over 20 professional national and international conferences with multiple professional publications and magazine articles.

¨      Ford Technical Expert Professional Certifications: Global 8D, Experimental Design (DOE), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Process FMEA, Systems Engineering Fundamentals, Manufacturing Reliability, Tolerance Design, 5S Principles



2/05- current RAYTHEON COMPANY, McKinney, TX, EHS Specialist II

¨      Developed strategic plan from reactive to proactive program which include:

o       Developed and implemented a company-wide risk factor workstation assessments with 2000+ completed.

o       Identification and mitigation of 85% of high risks factory operations.

o       Developed and implemented process to utilize virtual analysis of engineering 3D Models with Jack (UGS Software) for engineering designs, factory layout and processes.

o       Designed and implemented two company wide websites with software tools for ergonomic risk assessment/analysis/tracking.

¨      Manage North Texas ergonomics program affecting 6000 employees and act as business unit resource for strategies and program development.

¨      Developed a 2-day training class for all business unit Safety Managers with over 95% satisfaction rate

¨      Develop, train, and lead cross-functional teams at all levels which include Engineering, Operations, Suppliers, Tooling and Management to resolve identified risks

¨      Supervised summer interns’ projects which had management visibility due to multi-site-wide impact. Completed on time and met all deliverables.

¨      Maintain metrics and corporate communications with the Board of Directors.

¨      Developed standards for new office environment layout for over 3000 employees

¨      Identified DC Electric tooling to increase productivity and improve quality benefits


1/01-2/05     FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Dearborn, MI, Body Shop Ergonomics Lead

¨      Managed ergonomics program to identify and mitigate risk to assembly employees from design stage to final delivery of Superduty/Ranger Trucks and Excursions (2002 – 2008 model years). Resulting in reduced injury lost time case rate of over 70%

¨      Implemented Best Practices of replacement of all electrical connectors to lower insertion force rates, approximately 200+ connectors identified/replaced

¨      Managed budget of over $2 million for assembly tooling and mechanical aids

¨      Developed “Ergo Day” training experience which included 100+ participants working in the factory to assemble the trucks with over 96% satisfaction rate utilizing Six Sigma methodology and Lean Manufacturing principles. Resulted in increased quality improvements for all model 2005 SuperDuty Trucks & Excursions.

¨      Competed in Annual Ergo Cup Competition showcasing effective problem solving and  solutions at National Conferences and received first place  (2002, 2003, 2004)

¨      Assisted Design engineers with Mazda study to meet customer requests

¨      Article Featured in Industrial Engineering Magazine & Cover Story for Ergonomic Solutions Magazine

¨      Factory wide initiatives launched include: Warehouse to Factory storage and delivery efficiency, Six Sigma Blitzes, Process allocations events in high repetition factory


1/00-12/00    GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, Pontiac, MI, Ergonomics Engineer

¨      Coordinated plant-wide industrial ergonomic activities in metal fabrication facility

¨      Utilized GM Analysis techniques for injury investigations and employee concerns

¨      Managed budget, performed cost analysis, prepared and provided training

¨      Performed medical and worker's compensation trend analysis to prioritize initiatives

¨      Provided technical input for factory tooling, layout designs and improvements.


6/98-12/99    ETHICON, INC. - A Johnson & Johnson Company, San Angelo, TX, Assoc. Engineer

¨      Developed and implemented plant-wide ergonomic 5 year strategic plan

¨      Identified standard analysis checklist and performed job analysis to assist with engineering improvements for suture and needle manufacturing

¨      Managed budget of $10,000 for office and factory solutions

¨      Provided recommendations to San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico site by performing gap analysis

¨      Supported Safety & Industrial Hygiene activities as well as medical directives


6/97-8/97            UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, Orlando, FL,  Graduate Student

PEPSI COLA, Orlando, FL 

Performed plant-wide assessment of factory, created and conducted symptom survey of 80% of population, analyzed results to identify gaps and developed ergonomic strategic plan. Resulted in achieving an “A” in Site safety audit.


Evaluated incident investigation model used by the Human Factors Team and provided recommendations to the model and training procedures.




¨      Master of Business Administration                                                       


¨      Master of Science Industrial Engineering – Human Engineering             

¨      Bachelor of Science – Industrial Engineering                            



¨      Certification in MODAPTS, motion and time study system, 2004

¨      Spanish Culture and Language coursework, Salamanca, Spain, 2007

¨      Authorized trainer for OSHA 501 for General Industry (10 hr and 30 hr), 2008

¨      President of the North Texas Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.