ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate
Languages: English, Portuguese
With his expertise in the fields of strategic management and operational excellence Ramon has over fifteen years of international experience in strategy development and deployment, business analysis, continuous improvement, long term financial planning, policies and procedures development, operations management, and executive education.
He also has extensive experience with operational excellence programs like root cause analysis, PDCA, Lean methodology, Six Sigma, 5S program, Kaizen, standardization, performance management, change management, and statistical-based problem-solving methodologies.
Key Career Accomplishments:
- Led the full implementation of continuous improvement methodologies in a large and culturally resistant environment through the application of change management, process excellence, and adult education.
- Led the implementation of SAP in North America for a procurement department that handled over 4 billion dollars in raw materials purchases on a yearly basis. Led a team of twelve and oversaw all critical steps of a complex and cross-cultural ERP project implementation.
- Managed and contributed to various improvement initiatives that led the organization to a safer work environment, savings on procurement practices, and more efficient operational processes.
- Coached and directed other professionals in strategic management and process excellence programs as well as in the adoption of quality management practices throughout over 30 locations in North America.