Product Designer, Master's Degree in Medical Device Engineering, pursuing a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. Lead and develop projects of R & D and Innovation Management on product design for medical devices, using tools such as, CAD-CAM-CAE processes, 6 Sigma and Lean Design and Manufacturing.

Experience

  • Master´s Degree Professor

    at Instituto Tecnológico de Costa RIca

    October 2019 - at Present

    Provincia de San José

    Serve as Guide Professor to a group of students in the Graduation Project for the Masters Degree in Medical Devices Engineering. Coach and advice students on how to perform an academic Research and Development process for the Master's degree in Medical Device Engineering. Coordinate and supervise the continuous progress of the graduation project. Perform as technical support for students in all areas considered in the master's curriculum.

  • Product Development and Innovation Manager

    at Fundación Costa Rica para la Innovación

    October 2017 - August 2019

    Provincia de San José

    Management, supervision and implementation of Research and Development projects for Class 1 and Class 2 Medical Devices. Achieve increases in the Return On Investment (ROI) for clients in ranges between 5% and 35%. Increase the Return On Assets (ROA) for the Foundation in 30% during the 2017-2019 period. Determine and manage with stakeholders the Value Stream Map and Product Backlog for each project. Improve the end product results by implementing Define-Measure-Analyze-Design-Verify (DMADV) cycle and Identify-Design-Optimize-Verify (IDOV) cycle. Establishment and lead of cross-functional teams via Six Sigma, Design Thinking, Agile, Lean and Kanban methodologies for each R&D process. Implement effective communication channels between client, other stakeholders, R&D teams, manufacturers and patent attorneys. Supervise the purchase, application and performance of machinery and equipment for each process and customer.

  • Senior Product Designer

    at Fundación Costa Rica para la Innovación

    June 2017 - September 2017

    Provincia de San José

    Lead and supervise several cross-functional Product Design and Development processes according to Design Thinking and Lean Design and Manufacturing Principles. Implement ASME Y14.5, ANSI and ASTM standards for the Product Design processes. Implement Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle and Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) cycle, also with other Design for Manufacturability principles in the Product Development teams. Conduct root cause analysis with tools like FMEA, Ishikawa, and SIBOC analysis. Develop an efficient Workshop facilities Layout. Set up a stable data base of national and international suppliers.

  • Senior Product Designer

    at Diseños Metalmecánicos SA

    September 2015 - June 2016

    Provincia de San José

    Participate and lead design proceses of metal-mechanic products for medical devices, automotive, telecommunications, commercial and advertising markets for national and international companies. Design metal-mechanic devices using SolidWorks and Inventor, through Design Thinking and Lean Design and Manufacturing Principles, according to the ASME Y14.5, ANSI and ASTM standards. Train and supervise the production plant´s personel involved in the project in the use of the CNC tools and machines for the manufacturing of the product, such as die cutters and dies, benders, welders, paint oven, inserters. Co-participate in the budgeting for each design, including the buying of all raw materials, special tooling and outsourcing processes. Perform root cause analysis using tools like FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA and SIPOC analysis, to contribute to the quality control of each project. Induct and guide new engineering and design trainees in their duty.

Education

  • Project & Quality Management Certificate

    at iCollege

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • Project & Quality Management Certificate

    at iCollege

    2019 - at Present (1 year)

  • Master's Degree in Medical Devices Engineering

    at Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica

    2017 - 2018 (1 year) Provincia de Cartago

  • Bachelor in Product Design

    at Universidad Véritas

    2011 - 2015 (4 years)

  • Certified SolidWorks Associate - Mechanical Design

    at Dassault Systemes

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Provincia de San José

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Spanish Native

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