Wide-ranging experience in engineering for manufacturing, promoting techniques in automation for semiconductor and other high tech industries. Consultant and Factory Planner with a Mechanical Engineering Degree and extensive training/coursework in Industrial Engineering experienced in developing factories for microprocessors/microcontrollers, flat panel display, biomedical, and heavy industries. Extensive knowledge of operations analysis, TOC, Lean Manufacturing, capacity analysis, workstation improvement, and capital equipment selection leading to start-up and ramp to full capacity. Strengths include factory conceptualization, applying factory simulation, initiating equipment development, and deploying factory designs with automation. Designed first volume solar facility for Arco Solar. Completed a new 40K sq.ft. office design for the German acquisition of Microchip Technology.