Eric S

Data Mining Specialist - 20 Years of Experience - Near 97223


Data Mining Specialist


Portland, OR

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Summary Several years of experience in data driven problem solving in the design and production of military and medical electronic components and equipment. ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt lead customer-focused teams in developing and supporting products as well as driving quality, cost, and delivery improvements. Qualifications * Competent Lean and Six Sigma Leader in Driving Process Improvement: Working with marketing and design engineering defined standard product platforms that aligned with manufacturing capabilities. Drove manufacturing engineering to improve standard manufacturing platforms utilizing lean/DFT and six sigma principles. All activities resulted in assembly time reductions of 50% and reduced field failure rate from 20% to less than 2%. * Competent in Business Process Improvement: Lead cross-functional teams including marketing, engineering, operations and quality to drive improvements in major business systems including new product introduction and quality management systems supporting warranty returns and process validation. All activities utilized lean manufacturing tools to map current state of process to guide team in identifying constraints and developing the desired future states. * Extensive Knowledge in Applied Statistics: Understand statistical concepts and methods for exploratory data analysis (EDA) and data mining, process characterization, and process optimization using both passive and active forms of design of experiments (DOE). Recognized expert in the use of statistics for process development and problem solving. Broad Experience with Statistical Packages. Proficient in Minitab, Statistica, and JMP with familiarity in R, SPSS, and SAS. * Experienced in Utilizing Problem Solving Tools: Certified Six Sigma Black Belt in applying DMAIC for solving thorny manufacturing problems including direct labor reduction (50%) at drill optimization for circuit board registration and guiding customers in improving grip force measurement system during design and development for qualifying a balloon catheter (medical device) prior to deployment. These are only few of many examples. * Experienced Operations Manager: Managed up to a 70-person organization consisting of production, engineering, quality, and planning. Instrumental in working with sales and marketing in driving the product portfolio to a profitable position.