Roberto Sifuentes

Freelance Portuguese Translator & Spanish Translator

Location:Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Resume Ing. Roberto Sifuentes Silva

Tel Toluca: (728) 197 2819 / cel Toluca : 722 140 7424/ Nextel Mexico: 55 4323 5858
Prof. Register #.: UANL 1980237
Academic background
Master in Mechanical Engineering (materials) FIME –UANL. Feb 2004 ---- ago 2006
Mechanical and administrator engineer FIME- UANL Ag`85 -- July ´90
Mechanical technician EIAO-UANL Aug 82 - July´ 85
Working Experience
Position: Mechanical engineer
Company:SACMAG/General Motors Mexico Toluca Complex
Dates: from nov 2011 to date
Project: demolition of existing building and construction of a New aluminum engine plant 32,000 m2
Responsibilities: project administration on mechanical issues (Compressed air, Natural gas, domestic water, Industrial Water,HVAC, Fire Protection System, storm water, sanitary water) includes engineering review .

Position: Hourly Teacher
Dates: January 2011 to nov 2011
Responsibilities: Teacher of ¨Materiales y Manufactura¨ /Math and Statistics on Bilingual system

Position: Facilities/Manufacturing Engineer
Date: Jan/10 to dec/2010 (12 months project)
Engineering support on facilities, mechanical and electrical installations for machinery and equipment for 2 projects:
• Transfer of a used cabins manufacturing line from Ohio, USA to Monterrey, Mx,
• Installation of a manufacturing line for manufacture heavy duty trucks cabins (PROSTAR)

Position: Corporate Facilities Engineer -Mechanical
Company: Deere and Co. (
Dates: Jan 07 to Jun 09
Responsible of design, review and supervise installations of mechanical systems for new buildings.
+ Air compressed system + fire protection System
+ piping code + Industrial fluids system (Glycol, Diesel and Hydraulic oil)
+ HVAC + Industrial and domestic water supply system.
+ LPG gas system
Accomplished Projects:
• New John Deere tractor Plant in Montenegro, Brazil
• John Deere Harvester Works expansion in Moline, Illinois, USA
• John Deere Spain Marketing Branch, Parla ,Spain
• John Deere Moscow operation Center (phase of permitting)
• John Deere Engine works expansion in Torreon, Mx

Position: Senior Engineer (process, manufacturing and projects)
Company: Industrias AlEn SA de CV (
Dates: Nov´99 to may 2006
Responsibilities: responsible of the proper operation of the productive process such as PP and COPO injection molding, HDPE extrusion blowmoulding, PET injection blowmoulding, as well as filling and packaging lines. By Planning, evaluating and performing process and product improvements projects that involve the acquisition, installation, start up and operators training of machinery and equipment for 5 productive plants in Mexico and 2 in USA. Also responsible of the department of machinery manufacturing.
Accomplished Projects:
ISO 9001: 4 plants certification
Villahermosa. Plant project- Start up of productive plant with 6 production lines...
Puebla plant upgrade project. - Start up of the new area for fabric softeners.
Mexicali plant project. - Start up of a productive plant with 4 lines.
Hainesport NJ project. - Machinery and process transferred from Mexico, and start up of 6 productive lines plant in New Jersey.

Position: – Process engineering leader
Dates: jan´98 to nov.´99
Responsibilities: responsible of the engineering department, product and process improvements, new product Introduction, Shop floor paper control and leader of quality improvement teams.
Accomplished Projects
4 lines of Gear motors Plant transferred from Mississippi USA to Apodaca Mex.

Position: Process engineering leader
Dates: Dec´96 to jan´98
Responsibilities. - responsible of documentation control, NPI´s, ECO´s, ECR´s, cost reduction projects, new suppliers development, machinery and equipment selection, installation and start up.
Accomplished Projects:
CD motors Plant transferred from Fort Wayne, IN to Monterrey Mex.

Position: Quality Engineer
Dates: Jul 94 to dec´ 96
Responsibilities. - , responsible of field reject control, customer service, SPC, ISO 9000 internal audits.

Position: Process/product engineer
Dates: Nov ´93 to jul´94
Responsibilities. - Responsible of process control, NPI, cost reduction programs, Quality improvement teams leader (TQM)

Position: Design engineer
Company: CERREY SA DE CV ( )
Dates: Feb´89 tosept´93
Responsibilities. - Responsible of design pressured components for steam generators as per ASME code section 1

Feb´2008 – --PMI project managment intensive course by ESCALA, Illinois USA
April- 2008 --- Fundamentals of compressed air systems by AEEC
feb 2007 ----- HVAC Fundamentals by AEEC ,
Feb 2003 ---- Diplomado de Plasticos by Centro de Investigación Química Aplicada (CIQA) Saltillo
August 2002 ---- Manufactura de Clase Mundial/TPM by JIT consultores Asociados.
June 2002 ---- Injection-Stretch blow Molding by AOKI Tech Lab. In Nagano, Japón.
April 2001 ----curso Básico de PLC´s OMRON Series C-1 by OMRON Soporte Técnico.
May 2000 --- 7 habits of highly effective people by Franklin Covey Co.
Oct´97 ------- 6 sigma Sponsor training course by GE Motors and Ind. Syst.
May ´97 ----- Demand Flow Technology (DFT) by GE Motors and Ind. Syst.
Jun´96 ------- ISO 9000 internal auditor by Tecnicas de Adistramiento y Cap.
Sept´94 a march 95 ----- seminario de calidad y productividad by Instituto de Estudios
Avanzados y Administracion.
Feb´94 a may´94—just in Time/Pull systems by Coopers & Lybrand Solutions for Business.
Mar´94 -----Total Quality Management/Daily Work Management by AT&T power syst.
Apr´94 ---- Total Quality Management/Quality Improvement Teams by AT&T .
May´90 --- Statistical Process Control by ITESM

Foreign Lenguajes Academy
English ----- 100 % Centro de Idiomas Extranjeros, Berlitz, Quick Learning. One year in
Illinois USA
Portuguese ---- 80 % One year in porto Alegre Brazil.