MICHELLE W. GABRIEL
3800 Lake Shore Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510) 444-4370, Fax: (510) 444-0231
Management professional with fifteen years of progressive and diversified corporate experience. Proven leadership record in start-up, small and medium sized companies. Excellent strategic thinker who can translate objectives and requirements into action plans and deliver. Leads by example through hard work and persistence. Goal and results oriented. Strengths include: systematic, logical and practical problem solving; tangible and measureable results; consistent and orderly growth and reorganization of staff.
JMB and Associates,
Managed business operations of independent contractor corporation.
Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd, and McGrath (PRTM), Mountain View, CA 9/99-12/99
Engagement as interim Materials Manager for Supply Chain Management project at a fast growing start-up manufacturing fiber optic components. Set-up and implemented Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) module of J.D. Edwards (JDE) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
Technical Director of Operations Design, Service Delivery
Process re-engineering for fast growing national start-up provider of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) for fast internet access. Focused on end user provisioning process design, metrics, and bottleneck troubleshooting.
Ion Systems, Berkeley, CA
Director of Operations 3/98-4/99
Director of Manufacturing 4/96-3/98
Managed production, materials, quality assurance, manufacturing engineering, and facilities for company producing ionization equipment for cleanroom contamination and Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) control. Implemented Demand Flow in materials and manufacturing, ISO9000 qualification, updating of production floor documentation, inventory cycle counting.
Powis Parker Inc., Berkeley, CA
Vice President of Operations 12/93-4/96
Managed production, purchasing, shipping, warehouse, quality assurance, production control and MIS of a document binding system and its consumables. Created, distributed and managed to Operations metrics dashboard.
Compression Labs, Inc., San Jose, CA
Production Manager 7/92-12/93
Managed production functional and system test of video-teleconferencing codecs.
United Airlines, Maintenance Operations Center, San Francisco, CA Summer ‘91
Summer Internship. Implemented Just In Time (JIT) loops in Fast Cycle Time engine blade repair line. Performed analysis of volume and cycle time of brake repair operations.
Avantek, Inc., Santa Clara, CA
Product Marketing Engineer, Microwave Semiconductor Group 3/88-6/90
Product Engineer, Microwave Semiconductor Group 4/86-3/88
Motorola, Phoenix, AZ
Package Development Engineer, RF Semiconductor 8/84-4/86
Engineering Rotation Program 8/83-8/84
MBA, University of California, Berkeley, CA May 1992
MS, Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1983
BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1982