Experience

  • Quality manager

    at Ma'aden Aluminium Company

    March 2015 - at Present

    Al Jawf

    Main Activities: -Develop a program for Applied Statistics Training (Hypothesis tests, SPC-Statistical Process control, Gage Capability, DOE-Design of Experiment, ANOVA and Full and Fractional Factorial 2k experiments). - Train the process engineers from the areas Reduction, Carbon plant and Laboratory - Support them in the process improvement journey using a structured methodology.

  • Laboratory Superintedent

    at Ma'aden Aluminium Company

    April 2013 - March 2015

    Al Jawf

    Participation during the analytical instruments installation & commissioning by the vendors and TDG (Technical Delivery Group from Alcoa Australia) - Training program development for the lab technicians and chemists - Guarantee the SWI’s implementation for all analytical procedures - Define the annual KPI’s plan - Define the annual budget for department - Guarantee the analytical support to the customer areas

  • Laboratory & ABS Superintendent

    at Alcoa Aluminio SA

    April 2007 - March 2013

    Minas Gerais

    Laboratory management - responsible for raw materials, process control, final product quality and environmental analysis. - ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for environmental analysis. - ABS (Alcoa Business System = Lean manufacturing) coordination in Refinery area – responsible for employees ABS education, ABS system implementation, like Daily Management; System, Kaizen, A3 Problem Solving, Process Management, Autonomous, Maintenance, Standardized Work, 5S, etc. - ISO accreditation processes (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, SA and OHSAS 18001) – responsible for internal audit coordination and preparation for external audits. - Operational Plan – responsible for deployment and monthly Critical Analysis. - Applied Statistics Program – responsible for the new engineers education, acting as instructor and consultant.

  • ABS & Quality Senior Consultant

    at ALUMAR - Consórcio de Aluminio do Maranhão

    March 1998 - April 2007

    Maranhão

    ABS (Lean Manufacturing) implementation coordination in all areas (Smelter, Refinery and Administrative areas), teaching and implementing the system. - Kaizen groups coordination, contributing to save more than US$ 1000K/year. - Master Black Belt for Six Sigma program in the Refinery area, contributing for variability reduction projects. - Coordination of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation process. - Teaching Applied Statistics program for other Alcoa plants (Spain, Italy, Suriname and Jamaica).

  • Quality Senior Specialist

    at ALUMAR - Consórcio de Aluminio do Maranhão

    June 1991 - March 1998

    Maranhão

    Coordination of ISO 9001 accreditation process. - Responsible for training and implementation of tools and methodologies related to Quality: Critical Process methodology, Problem Solving, Design of Experiments (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), ISO 9001, ISO 14001. - Operational Plan Deployment. - Creation of a Program for hourly people working in the Quality Improvement Teams developing facilitators to sustain the program.

  • Quality Analyst Seniro

    at ALUMAR - Consórcio de Aluminio do Maranhão

    June 1990 - June 1991

    Maranhão

    Creation of Statistical Process Control System for Refinery production and Laboratory, training and acting as a consultant during the application. - Design and Analysis of Experiments application and developing process conditions simulations in laboratory and transferring the optimum conditions to production process. - Quality Improvement Teams main facilitator.

  • Chemist

    at ALUMAR - Consórcio de Aluminio do Maranhão

    February 1982 - June 1990

    Maranhão

    Participation in the Alumar Laboratory project, construction and assembly steps. - Developing and execution of the new laboratory technicians training program. - Creation and maintenance of the Quality Assurance Program for the laboratory

Education

  • MBA

    at FGV- Fundação Getulio Vargas

    2009 - 2010 (1 year) São Paulo

  • Master Black Belt

    at Air Academy Associates

    2000 - 2000 (1 year) Colorado

  • Master

    at UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

    1993 - 1994 (1 year) Maranhão

  • Chemistry

    at UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista

    1974 - 1979 (5 years) São Paulo

Services offered

  • Quality Manager

    - Six Sigma program management
    - Lean manufacturing implementation
    - Quality assurance management

Languages

  • Spanish Conversation

  • English Conversation

  • Portuguese Native

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