Gerente de Control de Calidad
Supervisor of Quality Assurance
From March 1993
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
In charge of the first and second shifts in the Quality Control and Laboratory
Supervisor of Quality Assurance, March 1993 - Present
Responsible for supervising Quality Control and Laboratory department
Negotiated favorable contracts terms with vendors by establishing an aggressive pricing strategy and maintaining close relationships with key suppliers - saving the company a substantial amount of money.
Performed a variety of quality assurance (QA) functions including Chemical and Microbiological tests. Knowledge with a lot of experience with GMP, SOP, SAP, FDA, OSHA, HACCP, CIP, R.O systems, AIB audits, Federal audits and ARMY audits. Also, experience in all related to plastic bottles, manufacturing and Quality Control.
Met production schedules through active coordination with team members and management.
Submitted purchase order requests for reactive, chemicals, safety products, raw material and outside services, keeping track of lead times and turn around times in order to meet completion schedule.
Maintain extraordinary safety record by ensuring all safety precautions were taken and that available protection devices are properly used at all times.
Developed work guides for the employees to ensure tasks were completed on schedule.
Worked closely with management to implement new work tactics, including SAP and lean production processes.
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