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BERNARDO ALMUETE CULATON
Block 577 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, #04-1889 Singapore 560577
Mobile: +65 96771840 • Res: +65 64599477 • Email: bernardo_culaton@yahoo.co.uk
• Singapore Permanent Resident
ASSIGNMENT – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
TARGET SECTOR: ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (MANUFACTURING / DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT / R&D)
Career spanning 14.5 years in Electronics Engineering (Manufacturing, Design & Development,
R&D) industry; currently Product Manager @ Le Champ S.E.A., Singapore
14.5yrs. of exposure in The Netherlands, Belgium, India, Philippines, Singapore & other SEA countries.
Product/Project /Program Management • Printed Circuit Board Design • Quality Management/Assurance
Systems• Process Improvement • Relationship Management • Team Management
 Advanced knowledge in steering end-to-end program/project management involves planning, execution,
monitoring and controlling, achieving project deliverables within assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters.
 Expertise in handling sourcing and procurement/purchasing activities, initiating bench-marking techniques and
effectively driving cost-down with high quality delivery & efficiency enhancement.
 Strategic thinker and planner with exceptional skills in building relationship with stakeholder, vendors/suppliers
and customers, exceeding expectations and attaining customer satisfaction.
 Well versed in electronics manufacturing processes, set-up, control and operations; Printed Circuit Board
Assembly (PCBA), Test, Build & Repair (reflow, wave & manual/hand soldering, ICT/FT test & troubleshooting).
 Adept in problem resolution using Six-Sigma principles (Ishikawa/fishbone diagram, etc.) as well as practices in
the principles of KAIZEN.
 Possessing in-depth knowledge in electronics product, mechanical and circuit design by system/circuit integration
from conceptualization, prototyping till mass-production stage as per customers’ requirements.
 Skilled in Printed Circuit Board design involving parts library preparation, schematic entry & PCB layout, PCB
processes, materials selection & definition, applications of new technology & high-speed/mixed-signal designs
(EMI/EMC. Analog/Digital, Impedance control, HDI, uBGA, ROHS &etc.) and IPC standards.
 Efficient team leader & player with excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, analytical and
leadership capabilities to attain organizational objectives.
 Flexible and versatile individual with demonstrated ability to thrive in diverse working / deadline-driven
environments and easily transcend cultural differences.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Le Champ S.E.A. Pte Ltd, Singapore
Product Manager, PCB & IGBT, Power Supply Module Solutions (Component Division) (Jul 2014 – to present)
Key Profile: Mainly focused in developing new accounts, managing, directing and coordinating sales efforts for the
company, to maintain existing business in profitable stage as well as to grow business by targeting new business
opportunities and gain more customers within the area of responsibility.
• Direct account responsibility to support ongoing technical sales & marketing activities as well as to develop new
accounts to grow business focusing significantly within the printed circuit board, IGBT and power supply modules
product sales & marketing sector.
• Develop sales goals, formulate strategies and evaluate sales performance with respect to set goals by monthly
basis for each of the assigned accounts. Conduct annual performance review in comparison to previous year’s
goals to establish new objectives for the succeeding year moving forward.
• Coordinate customer visits in Asia, assists in developing meeting agenda, coordinate with sales team to ensure
positive and productive results. As well as working closely with both internal (managers, sales, &etc.) and external
(customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, &etc.) team to ensure success.
• Lead the sales team on process of acquiring competitive data and information within their respective
territory/region, compiling gathered information’s for management to serve as reference in establishing
competitive database of both suppliers and customers.
• Lead in developing annual sales forecast, formulating annual budget, monitoring sales forecasts and compares to
actual monthly sales.
• Lead the team to resolve all technical issues both internal and external customers as well as continuously drive
improvement for technical capabilities and competencies on all products for best support possible.
• Provide support for new and existing products on RFQ’s for all prospective account across Asia.
• Prepare New Business Opportunity (NBO) report for direct account responsibilities. Prepare/generate a formal
quotation, sales presentations for customers, focusing on high-volume customer orders.
• Manage PCB suppliers; conducts qualification and audit for new suppliers, performs quarterly cost bench-marking
and resolving quality issues from customer side to supplier side.
Highlights:
• Identified focused customers for each product for South East Asia wherein the company has presence.
• Provided & equipped product & sales personnel the knowledge and technical know-how, improving their efficiency
and boosting sales figures quarter by quarter.
Cerebral Innovations, Singapore
Program/Project Manager (Jul 2013 – Jul 2014)
Key Profile: Steering and managing multiple projects right from conceptualization, prototype and production release
till end of life (EOL).
• Liaising with all stakeholders, customers and internal & external teams on project requirements and ensuring
deliverables within the assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters.
• Conducting quality audits and qualification run for all contract manufacturers & suppliers to ensure achievement of
expectations and high quality standards for all projects.
• Managing suppliers/contract manufacturers, ensuring compliance with all corrective/preventive action plans
(CA/PA), quality improvements items, ensuring high-quality product delivery from NPI to mass-production stage.
• Managing quarterly bench-marking techniques for all electronics, mechanical & packaging materials
sourcing/procurement/purchasing, driving cost-down techniques to ensure low cost delivery.
• Managing & preparing RFQ’s, ensuring customer needs/requirements are met prior releasing in a timely manner,
as well as continuously monitoring and progressively making follow-ups regarding the service provided.
• Identifying new supplier/subcontractors and customers for both local & overseas to widen business opportunities
for the company growth as a whole.
• Recording and maintaining up-to-date documents and reports on project cost, quality, budget & delivery and
ensuring timely release to all stakeholders.
Highlights:
• Improved Engineering Working System of the company.
• Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements.
Aptina Imaging Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Senior Hardware Coordinator (Nov 2009 – Jul 2013)
Key Profile: Managed projects to deliver worldwide demand for all business units for internal & external
customers/stakeholders (Automotive, PC-Gaming, Camera, Surveillance, Scanning, Mobile, Medical, etc.).
• Liaised with all Product/Program Marketing Managers and stakeholders regarding project requirements to ensure
timely delivery from NPI, mass-production till EOL.
• Managed subcontractors/suppliers and conducted survey & quality audits for subcontractors/vendors/suppliers to
ensure compliance criteria are maintained within company’s expectations for all products.
• Maintained corrective & preventive action plans (CA/PA) and quality improvements during assembly execution.
• Handled electronics, mechanical & packaging materials sourcing/procurement/purchasing.
• Assessed & planned risk mitigation plans and developed demand forecast for subcontractors/suppliers.
• Coordinated with the test engineering team, logistics & sales team to ensure timely delivery to the customers.
• Conducted cost/pricing reviews with subcontractors and ensured cost-down through bench-marking techniques.
• Generated various reports and maintained relationship with suppliers, subcontractors, CMs and customers.
Highlights:
• Successfully conducted qualification audit and trial-run on sub-contractors, suppliers and CMs for Printed Circuit
Board (PCB) fabrication, manufacturing & assembly and enabled transfer of Low Cost Build Program from USA HQ
to Asia; ensured 48% overall cost savings for demo board builds on worldwide distribution.
• Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements.
Anhua Electronics Enterprise Design & Innovations, Singapore
Project Manager (Engineering) (Apr 2009 – Oct 2009)
Key Profile: Managed and led cross-functional, engineering team to develop medium to high development projects.
• Developed approved resource plans and re-assessed resource plans based on changing business conditions.
• Led team to successfully deliver objectives within the assigned schedule, budget, product cost and quality.
• Ensured availability of requisite tools for the team to execute their respective projects & task.
• Handled material procurement/purchasing and conducted bench-marking exercise for price competitiveness.
• Reviewed and improved the development process, implemented process refinements and maximized profitability.
• Identified and coordinated with customers for PCB Fabrication, PCB assembly till complete product build-up.
• Maintained relationship, delivered high-standard of customer service and attained customer satisfaction.
• Worked with the marketing & sales team to analyze market requirements and sustain long term growth.
Highlights:
• Improved the company's Engineering Working System.
• Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements.
PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS
Lawton & Yeo Design Associates Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Printed Circuit Board Engineer & Project Management Engineer (Apr 2007 – Apr 2009)
Key Profile: Planning, executing, monitoring and controlling engineering projects to achieve project deliverables
within the assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters through efficient utilization of engineering resources;
coordination with vendors & customers; acquisition of supplier audit/approval; monitoring of project progress;
solutions architecting; change management; policy compliance; DFMEA development & maintenance; development of
new technology concepts; utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; training; team management.
• Designed PCBs with High Speed Design requirements (Impedance Control, Differential Pairs, Mixed Signals, High
Density Interconnect (HDI), Micro through Build-up Technology, etc.).
• Defined PCB stack-up & material build-up to ensure testability & manufacturability for PCB/FPC & PCB Assembly.
• Coordinated with Sales/Marketing/PCB Fabrication & PCB Assembly vendors/suppliers on engineering issues.
• Defined PCB fabrication house and PCB Assembly suppliers/vendors to ensure the PCB design meets its needs.
• Monitored PCB Assembly (SMT/PTH, Reflow, Wave Soldering & Mixed Technology Soldering) process for the
suppliers and highlighted quality issues for improvements to enhance performance on the assembled product.
Highlights:
• Designed PCBs for Mobile Phones, Data Communication, Optical Storage, Machine Controllers, Test Equipments,
RF, etc. with mix-signal applications.
• Set-up PCB design & manufacturing control plans and introduced procedures & quality control documents.
• Authored Design for Manufacturing (DFM) for PCB and PCBA.
Shinmark PCB Engineering Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Head of Department - Product Engineering (Oct 2005 - Apr 2007)
Key Profile: Product design planning & execution till finished product assembly; development of circuit & mechanical
design; new product designs; process improvements as per PDCA system; DFMEA development & maintenance;
monitoring of productivity/efficiency; utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; training; team management
• Analyzed Electrical PCB layout & mechanical design and modified & improved PCB layout aspects of the product.
• Resolved problems on design & process procedures, affecting quality & productivity of the manufacturing line.
• Provided production & purchasing/sourcing support to Components, PCB, Mechanical Assembly, etc.
• Analyzed faulty PCB (product design / software) and communicated problem to Electrical Design Engineers.
• Ensured that PCB design layout requirements are being followed by the Layout Engineers.
IONICS EMS Inc., Philippines
Design & Development Engineer (Dec 2000 – Oct 2005)
Supervisor/Electrical Hardware; PCB Layout Design Engineer (Jan 2003 – Oct 2005)
Key Profile: Manufacturing designs / standard requirements & specifications compliance; change management;
documentation; process improvements as per PDCA system; DFMEA development; after care support; analysis of
faulty PCB (product design / software); utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; trains staffs on CAD software.
• Defined manufacturing assembly lay-out and manufacturing procedures.
• Conducted Electrical PCB layout design, analysis and initiated modification on the PCB layout aspects of the
product.
• Resolved design & process related problems, affecting quality and productivity of the manufacturing line.
Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Jul 2002 - Jan 2003)
Key Profile: New product conceptualization and realization; Delivery of product support and after care for internal &
external optical storage devices (Faultfinder and Analysis); monitoring of DFMEA for PCB Assembly; policy compliance;
coordination with suppliers & customers; process improvement; training on new equipment set-up and operation;
evaluation of new testing software and product firmware.
• Ensured usage of the standard and test equipments, tools and jigs in the manufacturing line.
• Developed change proposals & engineering concessions for changing new testing software, product firmware, etc.
• Conducted failure analysis on design related problems of hardware & software of product and equipments.
• Ensured transfer of complete and proper documents to the New Product Introduction Group (NPI).
• Handled Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) for new product design models.
Process Engineer (Dec 2000 - Jul 2002)
Key Profile: Improvement of the manufacturing quality performance; development of corrective & preventive actions
on the non-conforming issues on the manufacturing lines; debugging and evaluation for new products, equipments
and processes; quality planning to solve production issues; execution of Six Sigma Methodologies.
• Evaluated key major components that cause high failure rate on In-Circuit Test (ICT) & Functional (FT).
• Acted as a Team Leader for quality improvement on the manufacturing line (specialized in SMT & Manual soldering
issues) with respect to continues improvement effort (KAIZEN).
• Defined manufacturing process procedures and assembly control plan for PCB Assembly.
CERTIFICATIONS / TRAININGS ATTENDED
Project Management Professional (PMP) (2011)
Problem Solving and Decision Making – Operations (2009)
Mentor Graphics Expedition (2007 & 2008)
Lead Free Manufacturing (2004)
Orcad (2004)
Zuken Cadstar (2002)
ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System (2003)
ISO 14001 Waste Management (2002)
ISO 9002 Quality Assurance Standards (2000)
Process Engineering (2000) Electronics Manufacturing Service
COBOL Programming with Mainframe CICS (1993); Business Systems and Computer Systems (1993)
ACADEMICS
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Lyceum of the Philippines, University, Philippines (2000)
Date of Birth: 27th
June 1976 • Languages Known: English and Filipino
NIRC: S7664575B
References: Available on request

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Bernardo_Culaton_CV2015

  • 1. BERNARDO ALMUETE CULATON Block 577 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, #04-1889 Singapore 560577 Mobile: +65 96771840 • Res: +65 64599477 • Email: bernardo_culaton@yahoo.co.uk • Singapore Permanent Resident ASSIGNMENT – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT TARGET SECTOR: ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (MANUFACTURING / DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT / R&D) Career spanning 14.5 years in Electronics Engineering (Manufacturing, Design & Development, R&D) industry; currently Product Manager @ Le Champ S.E.A., Singapore 14.5yrs. of exposure in The Netherlands, Belgium, India, Philippines, Singapore & other SEA countries. Product/Project /Program Management • Printed Circuit Board Design • Quality Management/Assurance Systems• Process Improvement • Relationship Management • Team Management  Advanced knowledge in steering end-to-end program/project management involves planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, achieving project deliverables within assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters.  Expertise in handling sourcing and procurement/purchasing activities, initiating bench-marking techniques and effectively driving cost-down with high quality delivery & efficiency enhancement.  Strategic thinker and planner with exceptional skills in building relationship with stakeholder, vendors/suppliers and customers, exceeding expectations and attaining customer satisfaction.  Well versed in electronics manufacturing processes, set-up, control and operations; Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA), Test, Build & Repair (reflow, wave & manual/hand soldering, ICT/FT test & troubleshooting).  Adept in problem resolution using Six-Sigma principles (Ishikawa/fishbone diagram, etc.) as well as practices in the principles of KAIZEN.  Possessing in-depth knowledge in electronics product, mechanical and circuit design by system/circuit integration from conceptualization, prototyping till mass-production stage as per customers’ requirements.  Skilled in Printed Circuit Board design involving parts library preparation, schematic entry & PCB layout, PCB processes, materials selection & definition, applications of new technology & high-speed/mixed-signal designs (EMI/EMC. Analog/Digital, Impedance control, HDI, uBGA, ROHS &etc.) and IPC standards.  Efficient team leader & player with excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, analytical and leadership capabilities to attain organizational objectives.  Flexible and versatile individual with demonstrated ability to thrive in diverse working / deadline-driven environments and easily transcend cultural differences. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Le Champ S.E.A. Pte Ltd, Singapore Product Manager, PCB & IGBT, Power Supply Module Solutions (Component Division) (Jul 2014 – to present) Key Profile: Mainly focused in developing new accounts, managing, directing and coordinating sales efforts for the company, to maintain existing business in profitable stage as well as to grow business by targeting new business opportunities and gain more customers within the area of responsibility. • Direct account responsibility to support ongoing technical sales & marketing activities as well as to develop new accounts to grow business focusing significantly within the printed circuit board, IGBT and power supply modules product sales & marketing sector. • Develop sales goals, formulate strategies and evaluate sales performance with respect to set goals by monthly basis for each of the assigned accounts. Conduct annual performance review in comparison to previous year’s goals to establish new objectives for the succeeding year moving forward. • Coordinate customer visits in Asia, assists in developing meeting agenda, coordinate with sales team to ensure positive and productive results. As well as working closely with both internal (managers, sales, &etc.) and external (customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, &etc.) team to ensure success. • Lead the sales team on process of acquiring competitive data and information within their respective territory/region, compiling gathered information’s for management to serve as reference in establishing competitive database of both suppliers and customers. • Lead in developing annual sales forecast, formulating annual budget, monitoring sales forecasts and compares to actual monthly sales. • Lead the team to resolve all technical issues both internal and external customers as well as continuously drive improvement for technical capabilities and competencies on all products for best support possible. • Provide support for new and existing products on RFQ’s for all prospective account across Asia.
  • 2. • Prepare New Business Opportunity (NBO) report for direct account responsibilities. Prepare/generate a formal quotation, sales presentations for customers, focusing on high-volume customer orders. • Manage PCB suppliers; conducts qualification and audit for new suppliers, performs quarterly cost bench-marking and resolving quality issues from customer side to supplier side. Highlights: • Identified focused customers for each product for South East Asia wherein the company has presence. • Provided & equipped product & sales personnel the knowledge and technical know-how, improving their efficiency and boosting sales figures quarter by quarter. Cerebral Innovations, Singapore Program/Project Manager (Jul 2013 – Jul 2014) Key Profile: Steering and managing multiple projects right from conceptualization, prototype and production release till end of life (EOL). • Liaising with all stakeholders, customers and internal & external teams on project requirements and ensuring deliverables within the assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters. • Conducting quality audits and qualification run for all contract manufacturers & suppliers to ensure achievement of expectations and high quality standards for all projects. • Managing suppliers/contract manufacturers, ensuring compliance with all corrective/preventive action plans (CA/PA), quality improvements items, ensuring high-quality product delivery from NPI to mass-production stage. • Managing quarterly bench-marking techniques for all electronics, mechanical & packaging materials sourcing/procurement/purchasing, driving cost-down techniques to ensure low cost delivery. • Managing & preparing RFQ’s, ensuring customer needs/requirements are met prior releasing in a timely manner, as well as continuously monitoring and progressively making follow-ups regarding the service provided. • Identifying new supplier/subcontractors and customers for both local & overseas to widen business opportunities for the company growth as a whole. • Recording and maintaining up-to-date documents and reports on project cost, quality, budget & delivery and ensuring timely release to all stakeholders. Highlights: • Improved Engineering Working System of the company. • Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements. Aptina Imaging Pte. Ltd., Singapore Senior Hardware Coordinator (Nov 2009 – Jul 2013) Key Profile: Managed projects to deliver worldwide demand for all business units for internal & external customers/stakeholders (Automotive, PC-Gaming, Camera, Surveillance, Scanning, Mobile, Medical, etc.). • Liaised with all Product/Program Marketing Managers and stakeholders regarding project requirements to ensure timely delivery from NPI, mass-production till EOL. • Managed subcontractors/suppliers and conducted survey & quality audits for subcontractors/vendors/suppliers to ensure compliance criteria are maintained within company’s expectations for all products. • Maintained corrective & preventive action plans (CA/PA) and quality improvements during assembly execution. • Handled electronics, mechanical & packaging materials sourcing/procurement/purchasing. • Assessed & planned risk mitigation plans and developed demand forecast for subcontractors/suppliers. • Coordinated with the test engineering team, logistics & sales team to ensure timely delivery to the customers. • Conducted cost/pricing reviews with subcontractors and ensured cost-down through bench-marking techniques. • Generated various reports and maintained relationship with suppliers, subcontractors, CMs and customers. Highlights: • Successfully conducted qualification audit and trial-run on sub-contractors, suppliers and CMs for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) fabrication, manufacturing & assembly and enabled transfer of Low Cost Build Program from USA HQ to Asia; ensured 48% overall cost savings for demo board builds on worldwide distribution. • Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements. Anhua Electronics Enterprise Design & Innovations, Singapore Project Manager (Engineering) (Apr 2009 – Oct 2009) Key Profile: Managed and led cross-functional, engineering team to develop medium to high development projects. • Developed approved resource plans and re-assessed resource plans based on changing business conditions. • Led team to successfully deliver objectives within the assigned schedule, budget, product cost and quality.
  • 3. • Ensured availability of requisite tools for the team to execute their respective projects & task. • Handled material procurement/purchasing and conducted bench-marking exercise for price competitiveness. • Reviewed and improved the development process, implemented process refinements and maximized profitability. • Identified and coordinated with customers for PCB Fabrication, PCB assembly till complete product build-up. • Maintained relationship, delivered high-standard of customer service and attained customer satisfaction. • Worked with the marketing & sales team to analyze market requirements and sustain long term growth. Highlights: • Improved the company's Engineering Working System. • Established solutions to improve product performance/deliverables and cater to the customer requirements. PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS Lawton & Yeo Design Associates Pte. Ltd., Singapore Printed Circuit Board Engineer & Project Management Engineer (Apr 2007 – Apr 2009) Key Profile: Planning, executing, monitoring and controlling engineering projects to achieve project deliverables within the assigned time, quality and budgetary parameters through efficient utilization of engineering resources; coordination with vendors & customers; acquisition of supplier audit/approval; monitoring of project progress; solutions architecting; change management; policy compliance; DFMEA development & maintenance; development of new technology concepts; utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; training; team management. • Designed PCBs with High Speed Design requirements (Impedance Control, Differential Pairs, Mixed Signals, High Density Interconnect (HDI), Micro through Build-up Technology, etc.). • Defined PCB stack-up & material build-up to ensure testability & manufacturability for PCB/FPC & PCB Assembly. • Coordinated with Sales/Marketing/PCB Fabrication & PCB Assembly vendors/suppliers on engineering issues. • Defined PCB fabrication house and PCB Assembly suppliers/vendors to ensure the PCB design meets its needs. • Monitored PCB Assembly (SMT/PTH, Reflow, Wave Soldering & Mixed Technology Soldering) process for the suppliers and highlighted quality issues for improvements to enhance performance on the assembled product. Highlights: • Designed PCBs for Mobile Phones, Data Communication, Optical Storage, Machine Controllers, Test Equipments, RF, etc. with mix-signal applications. • Set-up PCB design & manufacturing control plans and introduced procedures & quality control documents. • Authored Design for Manufacturing (DFM) for PCB and PCBA. Shinmark PCB Engineering Pte. Ltd., Singapore Head of Department - Product Engineering (Oct 2005 - Apr 2007) Key Profile: Product design planning & execution till finished product assembly; development of circuit & mechanical design; new product designs; process improvements as per PDCA system; DFMEA development & maintenance; monitoring of productivity/efficiency; utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; training; team management • Analyzed Electrical PCB layout & mechanical design and modified & improved PCB layout aspects of the product. • Resolved problems on design & process procedures, affecting quality & productivity of the manufacturing line. • Provided production & purchasing/sourcing support to Components, PCB, Mechanical Assembly, etc. • Analyzed faulty PCB (product design / software) and communicated problem to Electrical Design Engineers. • Ensured that PCB design layout requirements are being followed by the Layout Engineers. IONICS EMS Inc., Philippines Design & Development Engineer (Dec 2000 – Oct 2005) Supervisor/Electrical Hardware; PCB Layout Design Engineer (Jan 2003 – Oct 2005) Key Profile: Manufacturing designs / standard requirements & specifications compliance; change management; documentation; process improvements as per PDCA system; DFMEA development; after care support; analysis of faulty PCB (product design / software); utilization of Six Sigma Methodologies; trains staffs on CAD software. • Defined manufacturing assembly lay-out and manufacturing procedures. • Conducted Electrical PCB layout design, analysis and initiated modification on the PCB layout aspects of the product. • Resolved design & process related problems, affecting quality and productivity of the manufacturing line. Electrical / Electronics Engineer (Jul 2002 - Jan 2003)
  • 4. Key Profile: New product conceptualization and realization; Delivery of product support and after care for internal & external optical storage devices (Faultfinder and Analysis); monitoring of DFMEA for PCB Assembly; policy compliance; coordination with suppliers & customers; process improvement; training on new equipment set-up and operation; evaluation of new testing software and product firmware. • Ensured usage of the standard and test equipments, tools and jigs in the manufacturing line. • Developed change proposals & engineering concessions for changing new testing software, product firmware, etc. • Conducted failure analysis on design related problems of hardware & software of product and equipments. • Ensured transfer of complete and proper documents to the New Product Introduction Group (NPI). • Handled Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) for new product design models. Process Engineer (Dec 2000 - Jul 2002) Key Profile: Improvement of the manufacturing quality performance; development of corrective & preventive actions on the non-conforming issues on the manufacturing lines; debugging and evaluation for new products, equipments and processes; quality planning to solve production issues; execution of Six Sigma Methodologies. • Evaluated key major components that cause high failure rate on In-Circuit Test (ICT) & Functional (FT). • Acted as a Team Leader for quality improvement on the manufacturing line (specialized in SMT & Manual soldering issues) with respect to continues improvement effort (KAIZEN). • Defined manufacturing process procedures and assembly control plan for PCB Assembly. CERTIFICATIONS / TRAININGS ATTENDED Project Management Professional (PMP) (2011) Problem Solving and Decision Making – Operations (2009) Mentor Graphics Expedition (2007 & 2008) Lead Free Manufacturing (2004) Orcad (2004) Zuken Cadstar (2002) ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System (2003) ISO 14001 Waste Management (2002) ISO 9002 Quality Assurance Standards (2000) Process Engineering (2000) Electronics Manufacturing Service COBOL Programming with Mainframe CICS (1993); Business Systems and Computer Systems (1993) ACADEMICS Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Lyceum of the Philippines, University, Philippines (2000) Date of Birth: 27th June 1976 • Languages Known: English and Filipino NIRC: S7664575B References: Available on request