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Resume for derek M. for Project Manager / Manufacturing in Dalian, China

Occupation: Project Manager Industry: Manufacturing
Country: China City: Dalian
State: Liaoning ZIP: 123456

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Derek John M. 

Dong Cheng Guo Ji, Apartment , Kaifaqu, Liaoning Province, China

Mob. Tel: +  


A highly skilled individual with a background in Mechanical Engineering offering a solid track record of measureable achievements both within the customer and service support sectors.   An experienced site manager, project manager and senior equipment engineer in electronics manufacturing personally driven by Safety, Quality and Output philosophy. Expertise in the management of internal programs, analyzing situations, developing strategies, and implementing to maximize ROI. A strong team leader with effective mentoring and development skills, Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong customer focus. 


  • Successfully project managed area of ownership for new UK, China and capacity ramp Ireland, Israel, UK semiconductor manufacturing facilities delivering projects on time and within budget. This equated to the installation, startup and qualification > pieces of major capital equipment and across multiple process production modules, $M+.
  • Introduced and managed site safety programs at customer sites and the establishment of a safety culture promoting an Incident Injury Free Environment. Aligned staff with polices from both the company and customer.
  • Managed a local service organization to provide after sales support to a strategic customer in China and Ireland leading a team of more than local and expatriate staff. Responsible for all aspects of site financial management including budget preparation, monitoring and control of expenditure. Developed policies and strategic plans to maximise profit at the site.
  • Promoted onto the prestigious Motorola Technical Ladder after demonstrating key career attributes, including customer focus, staff mentoring, leadership, technical knowledge and implementation of innovative ideas.  Only of equipment engineers selected for the ladder.
  • Achieved a significant saving of $. million over a year period as manager of a key cost reduction project at Motorola. Successfully reduced parts and service costs exceeding project target by almost $. million.


    Safety Management

  • Main point of contact for all safety related incidents in area of ownership. Performed Post Mortems for all incidents and issue of site incident reports distributing to all staff worldwide and to the customer. This was done within hour of the event and to reduce the risk of a similar situation at another facility. More importantly worked with EH&S groups to implement improvements therefore reducing potential for repeat.
  • Established key performance indicators KPI and monitored both Proactive Good Catches, SMBWA’s, Stop Works and Reactive events through systems made available to me. Prepared monthly summary performance reports distributing to ASIA EH&S, worldwide counterparts and the customer. Drove Proactive indicators to target through continual staff mentoring and coaching.
  • A recognised company safety trainer providing annual refresher trainer to all onsite staff. Topics included working at heights, ergonomics, JHA, LOTO, housekeeping etc.   
  • As a result of my efforts and my dedication to safety I personally received multiple recognitions from customer factory manager/EH&S group and from ASM engineering director.

    Project Management Skills

  • Skilled in the management of major projects through full project lifecycle, including initial planning phase, equipment delivery, install and final acceptance by the customer/stakeholders. Tracked progress on a daily basis by being actively engaged with the install team and working in the cleanroom. Real time knowledge enabled issues to be escalated and resolved timely before they impacted schedules. In general these related to safety, technical, manpower or parts availability roadblocks.
  • Main onsite interface between the customer and ASM worldwide factories which were based in the Netherlands, USA, Japan and Singapore. Took the lead in swiftly escalating any onsite issues to the appropriate factory and before requested by the customer. These included but not limited to safety, technical, resourcing, commercial, parts quality & availability etc. This action ensured quick resolution of the issue driving customer satisfaction.
  • Integrated with the customer management daily to review module performance. Agreed on a key set of customer satisfaction deliverables which related to safety performance, equipment performance, quality events, engineering proficiency, factory support and commercials. Identified gaps in customer satisfaction generating improvement plans and managing to agreed timelines. Although challenging particularly in modules my continued micromanagement successfully drove performance to exceed customer expectations. This led to ASM being nominated for supplier of the month on several occasions.
  • Leader and facilitator of various continuous improvement teams supporting the customer/stakeholders with the implementation of various productivity and quality enhancements. These were crossfunctional team environments and resulted in improvements in yield, quality, process time and cost reductions.
  • Program manager for local authority with annual project budget exceeding £M and > simultaneous projects. Although a vast annual budget there was no visibility on individual project status. I therefore took the lead in developing MS Project plans mapping out each project with the key milestones and tasks. Tracked project status weekly through PM reviews issuing updates to project managers, finance group and local authority executives. This was extremely value added and gave management an instant understanding of project status which previously was not in place. This ultimately led me to obtaining a full time staff position within the local authority.

    Financial Management Skills

  • Experienced negotiator with both customers and suppliers for the mulitmillion dollar acquisition of capital equipment and service contracts
  • Provided financial management and monthly invoicing for negotiated contracts as well as adhoc service requests. Developed billing matrix detailing month on month invoicing amounts for site service contracts. Tracked invoice submission by Finance group to ensure on time payments by customer.
  • Actively involved in programs to maximise company sustainability and profilt onsite. These include negotiation of contract rate increases, staff transitions, additions to the existing contract staff base to boost onsite technical expertise, encouragement for adhoc billable service support including open PO’s for OT, spare part sales, billable onsite training to the customer, removal of dead stock from BOM inventory etc.
  • Steered the service team for continual increases in operational, cost effectiveness, efficiency therefore resulting in increased profitability.
  • Worked with ASM global for the successful implementation of SAP in China and for the purposes of staff working time entry and expense report submission. 

    People Management Skills

  • Involved in all aspects of human resource practices, policies and guidelines including hiring, contracts, compensation and termination decisions. Developed a knowledge of company worldwide HR policies.
  • Considered a strong but fair leader of employees and someone who will represent them especially in difficult situations particularly in front of the customer. A good listener and a manager who endeavors to make a pleasant working environment for all.
  • Established monthly service update meetings with all staff to make them feel more part of the onsite team. Shared information such as company/customer updates, safety learning’s, install plans, module performance etc. I also encouraged staff to voice their own opinions in what they see is good and what changes they believe need to be made to enhance the working practices or environment.
  • Took the initiative and mentored my direct reports for the purposes of career development. Prepared transition plans and provided training to elevate their skills and promotion prospects. This in turn was rolled out to potential candidates for their position.
  • Performed end of year annual appraisals for all local site staff measuring against the deliverable’s that were set and aligned with business unit goals and policies. Created career development plans for each member of staff based on employee feedback and appraisal grading. Quarterly reviews held to ensure employees on track therefore benefiting both themselves and the company.

    Technical Skills

  • An experienced senior equipment engineer successful in the startup in AOO of and the productivity ramp of another UK semiconductor manufacturing facility. This equated to > pieces of major capital equipment and across multiple process production modules, $M+. Skilled in the specification, vendor selection, acquisition, startup, qualification and acceptance of new equipment. Responsible for creating implementation plans, effective utilization of resources, progress reviews and problem monitoring to ensure installation completed on target.
  • Goals orientated individual able to identify gaps in equipment performance within AOO and provide/implement innovative hardware and software engineering solutions. Achieved through indepth engineering analysis using SMC, SPC etc., systematic development of new designs/ validation, testing and monitoring to ensure end objectives met. Once final acceptance by main stakeholder’s upgrades rolled out to the remainder of the fleet.
  • Provided my valued engineering support or acted as facilitator for a multitude of project improvement teams including those for equipment availability, MTBF, cycle time, yield improvement, planned maintenance, cost and scrap reduction. Implemented industry standard analysis tools such as KT, FMEAs and Ds to identify and prioritize improvement areas.
  • Experienced in TSM Total Spares Management including on hand inventory control, OTD, ZB tracking, BOM’s, part expedite escalations, FA’s and QA tracking/followup of FOI’s or field part failures.
  • Technical writer of engineering reports including post mortems, specifications covering tool operation, planned maintenance and recovery procedures for all levels of staff.
  • Experienced equipment trainer providing training at the tool and within the classroom for manufacturing, technicians and process engineers utilizing my prewritten company procedures and prepared presentation material.
  • Authorized NEC gas handling trainer and for the certification of all staff responsible for handling or working with gases in AOO. 
  • Highly experienced in a multitude of engineering disciplines including the fields of vacuum, mechanical, electrical, gas delivery systems/detection, abatement exhaust treatment, chemical cleaning etc.
  • Factory trained in a variety of /mm semiconductor manufacturing equipment including those as supplied by ASM, TEL, AMAT and SVG. Processes include LPCVD, PECVD, EPI, AVD and Diffusion.


  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project
  • SAP – Time reporting
  • OneComm ASM system: tracking tool activity, time reporting and parts request


    Site Manager   Jan – Apr   ASM China

    Site Operations Manager Sep – Dec   ASM Israel

    Project Manager  May Aug   ASM Ireland

    Project Planner   Aug – May   South Lanarkshire Council

    Senior Staff Engineer  Apr – July   Motorola MOS

    Senior Equipment Engineer Nov – Mar   Hyundai Semiconductors

    Senior Equipment Engineer Jun – Oct   NEC Semiconductors UK 


  • ASM Advanced Health & Safety  
  • Kepner Tregoe KT Problem Solving and Decision Evaluation
  • Intel Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Profess Supervisor's Core Module, Time Companion, Project Targeting
  • Member of prestigious Motorola Engineering Technical Ladder
  • SPS Motorola Project Management Program Methodology  
  • Air Liquide Gas Properties and Handling

    BEng Hons Mechanical Eng. Sep – Jun  Strathclyde University .

    HND  Engineering  Sep – May  Napier College  


  • Associate Member of The Institute of Mechanical Engineers AMIMECHE


    Date of Birth: //      Nationality: British

    Marital Status: Divorced     Driving License: Full, Clean  


    I have now lived in China just short of years. I have travelled throughout the world but Asia is very special to me. I have a new Chinese family and enjoy spending time with them integrating myself into the Chinese culture but also sharing many of my western experiences and customs with them. On the sporting front I enjoy playing snooker, pool, golf and like to watch football or rugby. 


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