Ramon Pedraza
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
School: university of houston downtown
Field of Study: business

Ramon Pedraza

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Production Planning | Continuous Process Improvement | Material Coordination
Detail-oriented and organized professional experienced in managing production operations and supply chain functions. Serves as a collaborator with cross functional teams in production planning, while maintaining a track record of meeting deadlines, reducing risks, and cutting cost. Offers strong project management skills, with the leadership qualities needed to equip and empower teams. Innovative, adaptable, and deadline-driven professional, holding uncommon integrity and a commitment to excellence.
Bilingual: English & Spanish
Lean Manufacturing / 5S Principles
Material Coordination
Procurement Management
Vendor Relationship Management Production Scheduling
ISO 9100 Guidelines
Data Analysis & Reporting
Six Sigma Principles
Team Leadership & Training Quality Assurance / Control
Safety and Risk Management
Conflict Resolution & Critical Thinking
Policy & Procedure Development
Engineering Change Orders – ECOs

MBA, Project Management & Process Improvement
University of Houston – Downtown (In Progress, 2022)

BBA, General Business & Business Management
University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, TX (2018)
Dean’s List Honoree

Office Administrator & Safety Specialist (April 2020 – August 2020)
LRO Materials and Trucking – Houston, Texas

• Supported operations for a transportation company providing services to industries within oil & gas, manufacturing, and construction. Prioritized and managed task to achieve all operational goals and KPI’s.
• Drove continuous process improvement strategies for efficiency, cost control, and safety within the department.
• Oversaw business records and data, policies, procedures and systems.
• Served as a key EHS contributor to implement and enforce the safety and health program according to company and federal compliance. Supported the development of Standard Operating Procedures and safety policies.
• Trained team on safety practices and performed evaluations and investigations as necessary.
o Health and Safety Program Auditing
o Occupational Safety Surveys and Inspections
o Performing Incident Investigations
• Managed inventory levels and allocation using inventory management software.
• Composed and edited correspondence and reports for leadership and clients.
• Reported audit findings to management, including ongoing corrective actions and preventive measures; delivered recommendations and monitored improvement efforts.
• Maximized customer satisfaction by fulfilling customer inquiries, preparing quotes, and resolving client issues.

Production Planner & Quote Specialist (April 2016 – March 2020)
CNC Flow Control – Houston, Texas

• Utilized a consultative approach to understand client needs and provide a quote on time and cost to manufacture valves.
• Coordinated and maintained the master schedule for production lines.
• Worked with purchasing department and supervisors to order material / supplies as needed.
• Reviewed drawings of parts and bill of materials to ensure accuracy of order fulfillment.
• Expedited flow of materials, parts and assemblies through different departments according to production requirements and promised delivery dates.
• Participated in production meetings as primary point of contact for sales order support.
• Analyzed the production performance to determining out of balance conditions, identify alternatives and implement an action plan to meet project deadlines.
• Created work orders to meet daily demands and collaborated with manufacturing to minimize capacity constraints.
• Engaged MRP system to filter out what sales orders needed to go through production.
• Compiled data and developed written reports and correspondence.

Quality Control & Quality Assurance Specialist (February 2012 – March 2016)
CNC Flow Control – Houston, Texas

• Constructed data books packages which included MTRs, NDE reports, compliance and third-party certificates.
• Inspected valve and gear components according to standards for manufacturing; Diagnosed and repaired returned valves based on RMA requirements.
• Assured completed valves and gears were up to standards for distribution and met customer specifications.
• Released engineering changes and process specification revisions.
• Performed audits and collaborated with management to fulfill corrective actions and preventive measures; delivered recommendations and monitored improvement efforts.
• Prepared correspondence, work instructions, flow charts and related documentation.
• Utilized a wide range of technical tools and databases for reporting and maintaining documentation.

Assembly Leader and Valve Technician (August 2009 – January 2012)
CNC Flow Control – Houston, Texas

• Assembled, tested, machined and welded valves according to work order requirements, blueprints, and manuals.
• Trained and supervised a team to meet quality standards and production deadlines.

• Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Intuitive ERP; SAP Management Systems and Analysis Tools
• Strong understanding of Mechanical and Industrial Components
• Metal Trace and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance