AMREP méxico

Our Senior Production Excellence Team

We're a team of quality engineering experts, manufacturing professionals, quality inspectors, production managers, and supply chain managers who believe that quality means perfection. We are creative, out of the box thinkers and problem solvers who use our skills to create your quality reputation and bring well-made products into this world. We have all got experience working with major OEMs and suppliers from advanced industries.
Victor Quintana
Chief Supplier Quality Engineer and Production Excellence Team Leader, AMREP Mexico and AMREP North America

Victor is a quality leader with a 30 year career in quality and manufacturing problem resolution with senior factory, process, and production line management. His unique combination of quality engineering and supplier management skills enables him to transform quality cultures in suppliers. A MIT engineering graduate, Victor held senior engineering roles at Motorola and Polaroid before joining AMREP North America in 1999.

Salvador Casteñeda
Six Sigma Black Belt, Process Optimisation, Quality Assurance, and Industrial Automation Specialist

Salvador's career has seen him hold engineering, NPI and automation management positions at Nypro Healthcare (Tijuana), Parker Hannifin (Automotive Division, Tijuana), MedPlast Healthcare (Tijuana), Flex Medical (Tijuana), Chromealloy Turbine and Honeywell. He also ran his own industrial automation machines business for five years. A transformative and hands-on leader, he has created successful million dollar cost reduction initiatives using his knowledge in Six Sigma, robotics, computer programming, business management, production, automation and quality management. Salvador is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional.

Rafael Porras
Senior SQE, Medical Devices Quality Assurance and ISO/TS 13485 Specialist

An industrial engineer with over 15 years of experience in quality assurance for global medical device companies. Rafael was previously the QA Manager for Nellcor Puritan Bennett S.A. de C.V (Medtronic) in Tijuana, Block Medical de México ( I-Flow Corporation) and Gambro Renal Products. A hands-on, analytical manager with a sustained record in developing and implementing strategic plans to achieving international regulatory compliance and meeting organisational business objectives.

Alex Lizama
Continuous Improvement Manager, Quality Manager and Lean Six Sigma Champion

Alex is a Six Sigma Black Belt professional who has held quality management positions at a number of companies including Johnson Controls, Landis+Gyr, Honeywell Transportation Systems, and Sensata Technologies. Throughout his 20 year career he has been responsible for creating continuous improvement for production facilities, training Six Sigma holders, deploying lean manufacturing methodologies, and managing the overall quality performance of business units. A highly effective technical and business-oriented quality excellence leader, with solid achievements in generating production efficiencies and cost reductions.

Our Business Team

Ruth de la Cruz
Director of Operations, AMREP Mexico

Ruth has forged a lifelong professional career in supplier quality management. One of the foundational members of AMREP Mexico who, together with AMREP’s global founder and current chairman (Derrick Goh), pioneered third party supplier quality management in Mexico. Deeply familiar with the Mexican supplier landscape, she has developed and coordinated supplier quality management programs for major OEMs. She is best known for her ability to mediate difficult situations between suppliers and their customers.

Paty Vidaña
Customer Service Manager, AMREP Mexico

Paty is the heart of AMREP Mexico. Everything starts and goes back to her; she's the one who attends to customers and our engineers' welfare. She is also the first point of contact for customer queries in Mexico. She works with Ruth to coordinate supplier management projects and deploy personnel. Paty has been with AMREP Mexico for over 15 years snd there's not an engineer or inspector in Mexico who hasn't come across her.