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ADAM BIENENSTOCK

7435 Hillsdale Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588


(925) 462.1387
(510) 551.4323
adam.bienenstock@sbcglobal.net

ENGINEERING MANAGER ~ DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Experienced professional with extensive background in diverse manufacturing fiel
ds complemented with expertise in implementing strategies that drive significant
increases in productivity and profitability. Work effectively in both self-mana
ged and team-based projects utilizing hands-on, detail-oriented approach in comp
leting projects and special assignments. Strategist in planning and executing pr
ograms from concept through production, with strong troubleshooting and problem
resolution skills.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Kaizen Lean Manufacturing
- Program Development and Management
- Team Leadership / Accountability
- Personnel Performance Optimization
- Strategic Planning/Operational Streamlining
- Resource Allocation
- Technical Support
- Customer Service/Interpersonal Relations
- Division Export Compliance Officer
- Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Established manufacturing plants in China and Mexico, which currently ge
nerate more than $180M annual revenue with 20% profit margins
- Increased production efficiencies by more than 18% in less than one year
- Minimized shop floor space by 30% while maintaining linear throughput fa
cilitating plant to sublease the unused space to generate $25K / month; liquidat
ed the excess equipment for $140K, which was utilized to update critical process
equipment and procure required equipment
- Designed a tooling database in Microsoft Access to organize and closely
monitor all tooling, preventative maintenance, and calibration schedules

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Sanmina-SCI Corporation ~ San Jose, CA
ENGINEERING MANAGER Jan 2006-Present
- Provide proactive leadership to multi-discipline team of professionals,
including process, manufacturing, and test engineers
- Develop departmental objectives and expectations aligned with the compan
yâ⠬⠢s long- and short-term goals
- Render engineering support to customers for product transfers to low cos
t center in Asia and Latin America along with technical assistance to Sales, Man
ufacturing, and Marketing departments
- Oversee and coordinate departmental resources to successfully achieve in
ternal and external customer expectations for execution of assigned work within
defined cost, scope, and schedule
- Assume responsibility in maintaining a strong work force through continu
ous development and administration of departmental trainings and qualification p
rograms
- Created and executed lean plant layouts and projects
MANUFACTURING ENGINEER Sept 2000-Jan 2006
- Directed continuous development efforts to improve manufacturing procedu
res and work instructions in both high volume / low mix and high mix / low volum
e, lean manufacturing environment
- Communicated with clients to provide support on various aspects of opera
tions, from prototype to production, sustaining, and EOL
- Fabricated and processed ECOs
- Administered all facets of establishing the PCBA production facility in
China, including designing the plant layout, managing the facility engineering b
udget, and developing project timelines and goals
- Led continuous product improvement initiatives through active involvemen
t in defect reduction teams with a high level of customer / supplier relations a
nd communications
- Provided instructions in complex prototype and production assembly proje
cts
- Engaged in ISO 9000, TL9000, UL, CSA, and TUV compliance and certificati
on audits
- Formulated and completely executed plant standard operating procedures
- Collaborated with sales, planning, purchasing, quality, program, and bus
iness development managers to ensure efficient corporate operations

JPM, Co. ~ San Jose, CA


MANUFACTURING ENGINEER Jan 1998-Sept 2000
- Created and improved manufacturing processes in a high volume, lean manu
facturing environment
- Designed and administered fabrication of production tooling and fixtures
utilizing ACAD, CNC, and manual machining
- Developed manufacturing work cells utilizing demand flow method to minim
ize set-up time and scrap rates
- Managed a team consisting of 15 engineering technicians as well as a pro
totype machine shop
- Ensured complete implementation of manufacturing documentation and proce
dures
- Leveraged quoting process
- Maintained communication with purchasing, sales, production, and new pro
duct development teams

EARLIER CAREER
LTD Ceramics ~ Newark, CA
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Apr 1997-Nov 1998
Drip Efficient Waterline ~ Chico, CA
SHIFT SUPERVISOR Mar 1996-Oct 1996
Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory-Stanford University ~ Stanford, CA
MECHANICAL DESIGNER ~ DRAFTSMAN Apr 1992-Jan 1993

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology with Concentration in Manufacturing
Systems Management
California State University, Chico (CSUC) ~ Chico, CA
Deanâ⠬⠢s Honor List (Fall 1995)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
Lean Kaizen

AFFILIATION
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

TECHNICAL ACUMEN
Oracle 11i; Agile; PeopleSoft; SAP; Microsoft Office Suite; MS Project; AutoCAD;
Cadkey; PCAM; AutoView; GC Place