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Luis Diego Alfaro Varela

Luis Diego Alfaro Varela



Tecnologico de Costa Rica


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Data Scientist


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My Work Experience

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Grupo Vargas | Jun 2021 - Oct 2022

Quality Control Chief Engineer

• Led the implementation of PPAP methodology across various departments, ensuring efficient execution and strict adherence to deadlines. • Supervised a team of Quality Control technicians, manage to create a collaborative environment that emphasized continuous improvement, high-quality standards, and strong team dynamics. • Developed and implemented quality control charts, enhancing a process control culture and reducing quality defects by 15% in three months. • Utilized statistical analysis for process and quality data interpretation, resolving technical issues. • Accomplished process standardization to ensure reproducibility of Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) outputs.
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Plycem | Jun 2019 - Dec 2020

Continuous Improvement Engineer

• Led multidisciplinary teams to execute key improvement projects, including a Statistical Process Control (SPC) Project that improved process capability indices from 0.37 to 1.02. • Managed several 8Ds improvement projects. • Cultivated a culture of continuous improvement, spearheading the "Mini-kaizen" project. • Received comprehensive training in various technical areas of the company (Production, Quality, Maintenance, Warehouse) and CPS (Lean/Six-sigma tools).

Smith & Nephew | Jul 2017 - May 2019

Process Engineer

• Provided crucial support for Clean Room and Packaging process lines, resolving documentation, equipment, and packaging system issues. • Collaborated with Quality, Manufacturing, and R&D Engineers, ensuring packaging tests met all necessary requirements. • Conducted and reported on IQ, OQ, PQ protocols, enhancing process quality and reliability. • Actively participated in a transfer project, contributing to successful project completion. • Designed and implemented a Capacity model and an Excel tool for managing raw material orders, reducing the average time of transfer from Warehouse to Clean Room process.

My Education

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Bachelor's degree in Production Industrial Engineer Tecnológico de Costa Rica | 2017

About Me

Luis Diego Alfaro Varela

Currently looking for an entry-level position in Data Science that will provide an opportunity to apply and further develop my recently acquired skills, while also laying a solid foundation for a specialization in ML and Artificial Intelligence.

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