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Environmental Compliance Programs Manager Resume

Sunnyvale, CA


  • Areas of Expertise: Lean and Six Sigma, Process Improvement, Cost Reduction, Material ProcurementAgile PLM & Agile PPM, Supply Chain, Oracle, SAP PPM, Value Analysis, Supply Chain & Process MappingITIL, Supplier Verification & Validation, Track Wise, CAPA, Material Program/ Project Management
  • Five years as Part of Design Teams from product inception through commercialization and beyond based on feedback from the field. Located, audited, and certified supply chains, which are FDA ISO 13485 & 21 CFR 820, Conflict Materials, and RoHS Compliant for Product Development Roadmap.
  • Developed material delivery schedules, maintained design history database, and material certs that supported product builds from design concept through entire product life cycle.
  • Provided technical, Lean Sigma, and Business Support for cross - functional teams for Value Improvement Projects & Products (VIPs), RFQ/RFPs, Procurement, Verification & Validation, supplier selection assessments, and NPI support.
  • Identified and drove $1.8 million cost savings during initial ten months atBoston Scientific improved supplier product quality and conducted make vs buy decisions, shortening thesupply chain, and selecting alternative suppliers.
  • Achieved $95,000 in savings in 2008 from supply chain improvements during product transitions and drivingsupplier processes improvements.


Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Environment: al Compliance Programs Manager


  • Accountable to the Business Unit’s compliance to RoHS, REACH, WEEE and applicable environmental product regulations as they emerge.
  • Researched and interpreted the regulations, directives and applicable laws and provided practical guidance to Management, R&D, and Operations teams to establish and maintain compliance.
  • I am responsible for setting policy and strategy for evaluating and procuring components and products to ensure they will meet applicable regulations and Directives. I developed and maintained competence, capability and adequate capacity through a combination of internal and 3rd party resources.
  • Maintained prioritized plans and schedules, and provided reporting for management, including progress, risks and mitigation recommendations. As the Environmental Compliance Programs Manager I assessed new and emerging requirements and recommended compliance strategies to management to avoid disruptions of trade.
  • Established and maintained overall compliance strategies for the business unit.
  • Worked to maintain awareness of applicable standards and regulations; interpreting and reporting impact on the business unit with risk based recommendations.
  • Interfaced with outside agencies to maintaining current and future compliance status, communicating internally and proactively lead cross functional projects to meet regulatory requirements.

Confidential, CA

Senior Program Manager


  • Deliver Procurement-based competitive advantages. The development and managing of sourcing analysts and by providing category analytics & metrics.
  • Developing partnerships with Category Directors enabling global analytics across all category strategies. Assessed current supply base, identified operational requirements, and negotiated strategic supplier procurement agreements.
  • Managed team of sourcing analyst(s) to include performance management and adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Supported Supplier Relationship Management processes by providing content, managed logistics and day-to-day escalations.
  • Developed corrective action plans to improve metrics and category strategy.
  • Facilitated proactive contract expirations and renewals including the development of negotiation and agreement strategies.
  • Conducted root cause analysis and develop corrective action plans for mismatches, invoice-in-hand, use of non-preferred suppliers, and increase spend with diverse suppliers.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Program Manager


  • Accountable for management of programs from concept through launch and responsible to ensure the teamsare on track following approved product develop, change, and quality plans.
  • Responsible for presenting issues, recommendations and updates to Senior Management in regardsto programs
  • Assists in developing strategies for specific product lines.
  • Provide project leadership on cross-functional teams by defining clear, realistic goals; clear barriers toensure team progress, and facilitate rapid decision-making. This includes the following:
  • Change Management and Risk Assessment Plans,
  • Identify and delegate action items, follow-up/track action items to resolution, update project plans & deliverables, an, as required, identify and resolve issues off-line
  • Develop and execute on cross-functional communication plans. This includes meeting schedules (Agile & Microsoft Project), meeting minutes, and other management updates as required.
  • Assure compliance to Design Control requirements.
  • Assure completeness and accuracy of project Design History Files. This includes coordinating/auditing product documentation to ensure compliance and product quality, CAPA Resolution and Closure.

Confidential, San Jose, CA


  • Interface with R&D on material procurement, cross-functional teams, managers, and senior management to meet project build and release milestones, deadlines, and strategies.
  • Worked with QE, Purchasing and other supply chain operations, identify gaps and improvement opportunities in the material process.Supplier Development
  • Lead high-risk materials programs. Facilitate and managed supplier verification &validation, and qualificationfor new component suppliers for PLM.
  • Manage the transfer of complex components between suppliers and transfer to our Costa Rica facility(Agile, Excel and Project).
  • Scheduled QC and assembly operations, CAPA Resolution and Closure, scheduled manufacturing partners,and suppliers (Agile, Excel and Project).
  • Planned, managed, and scheduled material for prototype builds (inventory management in SAP); collaborate with internal groups such as Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Logistics, Finance, Manufacturing Engineering, Component Engineering and Quality Engineering.
  • Used Six Sigma methodologies at BSC & Opti Solar to build supplier "value stream maps.”
  • Worked with BSCS suppliers forecasting components and sub-assemblies to build up “BSC S&OP”.Built supplier trust to eliminate “material shortages, shortage lists, and line downs and greatly improved in inventory turns.Product & Technology Development
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and ensuring the availability of resources (Microsoft Excel and Project).
  • Lead and provide supplier development support to develop new process technology and ramp of new product development (PLM) projects.Commodity Team Support
  • Developed transition plans for Supply Chain Business Plans, verification & validation, and for commodity teams
  • Provided technical and business support to Value Improvement Projects (VIPs), RFQ/RFPs, supplier selection assessments, and NPI support.Value Add and Principle Six Sigma Supply Engineer
  • Engaged Plant Value Stream operations to identify and implement cost reduction opportunitiesin materials as they related to supplier rationalization and upstream or outsourcing transfer of material to suppliers.
  • Worked with cross-functional teams in the executing critical supplier improvement/cost reduction initiatives.
  • Principle liaison between product development, quality engineering, CAPA Resolution and Closure., production, marketing, field service, and suppliers to assure specifications, acceptance and testing criteria clearly identified, documentedand agreed to by all parties.
  • Provided technical and strategic support to commodity leaders related to buy transitions and understanding supplier price increases.
  • Identified and lead transition projects of new and second sourced suppliers.
  • Make/buy analysis, actively involved in implementing supplier process improvements.

Confidential, Cupertino, CA

Senior DFX Engineer


  • Mechanical design for “everything”: manufacturability (DFM), serviceability, testability, etc.
  • DF(x) where ‘x’ is any variable) Evaluation of product designs via UniGraphics
  • Analyzed design for manufacturing processes and procedures, cost reduction and quality. Planned, developed NIP schedules (PLM), created assembly planning, and design fixtures for assembly.
  • Provided technical support to suppliers and processing suppliers. Directed purchasing of tooling and fixtures to support assembly operations.
  • Provided technical and processing SPC (Statistical Process Control) support to suppliers.
  • Leveraged quantitative data, CPK/PPK & SPC techniques as basis of input for product design
  • AS Senior DFX Engineer at Apple saved $2.5 million (NPI budget of $12.5 million) via improved incomingproduct supplier quality, process improvement, new material and new supplier qualifications.
  • Saved $3.5 M in global product transitions and implementation processes by EM at Confidential assupply product engineer / improved incoming product quality and availability. Total program budget of $20 million.
  • Achieved a 25% cost reduction on first year product transitions and implementation to Asia with local qualification as supply product engineer.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Product Quality Engineer


  • Transition products from assembly and test at Confidential -BCS, to an EM (external manufacturer), responsible for a complete “box build”.
  • Managed day-to-day manufacturing engineering operations activities.
  • Analyze contract changes from customer and effect of changes on existing and future work.
  • Managed EM to quote on and off AVL suppliers with qualification plans as required.
  • Negotiated requirements with product marketing, engineering, customers etc. to develop long-term product supply strategy.
  • Quote product assembly and test (manual, ICT, AOI, and functional testing), developing and implementing supplier product quality triggers, metrics, and supplier score carding.
  • Work closely with product design engineering to develop clear understanding of product performance and functionality about regulatory test requirements.
  • Reviewed all product engineering documents, BOMs, and ECOs’ (Engineering Change Notices) and procurement for impact on inventory and implementation.
  • Experience with product compliance regulations (e.g., EU RoHS, EU WEEE) and industry standards.
  • Defined test plans with design engineering, coordinated regulatory testing, effort and maintained records


Confidential, Newark, CA

Supply Product Manager


  • Managed continuous improvement of technical aspects of CQAT Cost, Quality, Availability, and Technical).
  • Technical evaluation and qualification of suppliers and components.
  • Maintained metrics for process improvement, supplier management, and management.
  • Approved technical aspects of supplier evaluation, material component qualification, EM quality report card,and defined and implemented product quality goals.
  • Verification & Validation, Qualification and audit of suppliers.
  • Used SAS & Minitab for SPC/SQC. Defined and developed metrics to track supplier product quality.
  • Extensive NPI support throughout all phases of PLM at EM (Suppliers).
  • Coordinated and drove the development, implementation, and reliability testing of repair processes at Sun’smajor EM (Suppliers).
  • Provided technical support to machine suppliers and processing suppliers.
  • Conducted quality (MIL, AS, and ISO) and manufacturing surveys to secure on time quality product.
  • Developed and monitored the project plans and project budget.
  • Experience with product compliance regulations (e.g., EU RoHS, EU WEEE) and industry standards.

Supply Project Engineer


  • Managed engineering initiatives from phase development life cycle (PLM) per engineering standards.
  • Managed supply chain cost, quality, and availability of commodities (inventory management in Oracle), and services procured from the supply chain including distribution planning, production planning, procurement simulation, customer communications and product forecasting.
  • Developed and negotiated contracts to second source component suppliers, decrease costs, and increase material availability.
  • Experience driving product compliance to regulations (e.g., EU RoHS, EU WEEE) and industry standards.
  • Noted and analyzed cost/schedule variances to determine cause, program impact, corrective action, and

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