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Expert in Disposable Medical Device Manufacturing

Expert ID: 727633 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert has extensive experience in the areas of disposable medical devices. Utilizing his B.S. in Plastics Engineering and 20+ years experience in medical device manufacturing, Expert assists start-ups and Fortune 500 Medical Device OEM's with their medical device manufacturing challenges. He assists with Outsourcing decisions, Make vs. Buy Analysis, Plant Layout and Site Selection, Training, Injection Molding Projects, as well as Silicon and Micro Molding Applications. Expert has worked for and with Major Medical Device OEM's in the U.S, Mexico, and China.
Expert has launched numerous projects domestically and abroad.

He has assisted a large Global Fortune 100 Medical Device OEM's improve their injection molding operations in Mexican operations.Provided market analysis and research and Glucose meter manufacturing opportunity for Global contract manufacturer. Provided training to several different firms in their injection molding and tooling operations.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: B.S. Subject: Plastics Engineering Institution: Univeristy of Lowell, Massachusetts

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Expert is the president and founder of (undisclosed) Consulting. Utilizing his 20 + years in Medical Device manufacturing, he assists small and large firms in executing their manufacturing strategies, focusing on cost targets and logistics.
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Title: V.P Business Development Medical / Life Sciences Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1997 to 2004 Employer: Title: Co-Founder, Partner, VP Engineering and Sales Department: Responsibilities: Direct responsibilities included all Sales related functions. Directed the Planning, engineering, customer service, cost modeling and accounting functions. Train, lead and facilitate hiring teams in all employee hiring, training, and career-development. Developed and implemented systems and procedures to create cross-functional teams and departments in Quality Assurance, Engineering, Planning and General Plant Management. Organize and launched Six Sigma, SPC philosophies throughout the company. Brought company to ISO 9001 / 13485 registration. Business interest sold to partner in 10/2004.
Years: 1995 to 1997 Employer: Title: Vice President, West Coast Sales Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for sales growth and brand awareness in region, (Western U.S. and Mexico). Manage network of Sales representatives and direct reports in all selling activities to OEM’s and end-users. Region Growth of 58% in 2 years while penetrating into Asia market. Milestone: Negotiated first supply agreement with Asian customer, eventually leading to Asian joint-venture manufacturing agreement.
Years: 1993 to 1995 Employer: Title: Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1991 to 1993 Employer: Title: Senior Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Lead, manage and P/L for R+D and manufacturing engineering functions for $25MM respiratory, surgical and anesthesia device and component plant. Milestone: Achieve $1MM in COGS savings in one fiscal year.
Years: 1989 to 1991 Employer: Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Production Engineer for manufacturer of high volume, plastic laboratory consumables.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Mexico Summary:
Years: 2007 to 2010 Country / Region: China Summary: He has visited and worked with many Chinese manufacturers in the medical and EMS space. He has also launched various production lines with partner companies.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society Plastics Engineers
Society of Professional Consultants.
ACG - Boston
MDG (SIG Member)
Publications and Patents Summary
He has written over 10 articles for various industry publications and is a frequent presenter and speaker at industry forums and conferences.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Injection Molding Processing and Set up Training (Spanish + English)
Micro Molding Costing
Quoting for Injection Molding
Vendor Selection
Provided Business Development for several Multinational companies
Worked for and with many global medical device suppliers and OEM's.
Specialize in U.S, Mexico, and China sourcing.
Marketing Experience
Expert is an expert on many different medical disciplines having worked on launching products in Respiratory, Anesthesia, Surgical, Diabetes, Renal, I.V Systems, Syringes and more.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Good understanding and entry level speaking capabilities
Italian Expert has general knowledge and speaking of Italian.

Fields of Expertise

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