Problem Solver

Nathaniel Candelaria

Nathaniel Candelaria

Areas Nathaniel Candelaria is Knowledgeable in:

Consumer electronic devices/gadgets

Techniques Nathaniel Candelaria Uses:

VOC, FMEA, DMAIC, Value Stream Analysis, Benchmarking

Nathaniel Candelaria's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. Product Quality, Integrity, & life-cycle management
  2. Project Management
  3. Customer service and VOC
  4. Regulatory compliance testing and standards development
  5. Consumer Electronics
  6. Benchmarking
  7. Team building and management
  8. Reverse logistics
  9. FMEA
  10. Continual Process improvement

Nathaniel Candelaria's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. Through detailed evaluation, analysis, testing, and continuous improvement efforts before product launch, initial return rates on new products were 30% below industry average levels.
  2. Achieved a greater than 40% improvement in product approval rates by managing brand licensing approval processes and negotiating new program submission criteria.
  3. Global experience in the consumer products industry overseeing quality programs and process for AT&T, CCT, Lucent Technologies, Philips, and VTech Telecommunications.
  4. Boosted manufacturing yields (by more than 300% in one case) by advocating for the incorporation of design for manufacturability (DFM) principles into the early development stages of new products.
  5. Reduced test cycle times up to 60% by completing the design, construction, installation, and staffing of a reliability & compliance testing facility in southern China.