Ariel Driz

Certified Master Black Belt and Master Instructor for Lean-SixSigma at Six Sigma Experts (Motorola Gold Medalist)


Cirtek Electronics Corp.,


Cirtek Electronics Corp.,
International Rectifier,
Pulse Philippines Inc (Technitrol Company)


De La Salle University

Experienced Operations and Engineering Executive in Lean and Six Sigma.

Certified Master Black Belt and Master Instructor for Lean-Six Sigma (; Motorola trained). Official
Representative of Six Sigma Experts in the Philippines.

Pioneered Six Sigma Methodologies in Final Testing in Motorola Philippines (13 years). Coached/Advised Internationally Recognized Six Sigma Teams. Started-up Six Sigma in Motorola LTDO- Arizona, USA. Set-up Testing Operation at Motorola-Carmona (new facility)

Helped Organizations in different industries (BPO, Call Center, Health Care, Manufacturing, Construction and Service) apply principles of Lean and Six Sigma to improve their Business Performance.

Specialties: Hands-on application of Six Sigma, Lean, DFSS and Root Cause Analysis/8D, Statistical Software

Test Engineering, Product Engineering, Hardware Testing, Software Testing

Project Management, Operations Management

Application of Lean and Six Sigma in different industries

Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Master
Instructor for Lean-Six Sigma
Six Sigma Experts, Performex-Asia, Technovation, PhoenixOne
2008 – Present (10 years)Philippines
Six Sigma Experts (
Certified Master Black Belt and Master Instructor
Official Representative, Trainer and Certifier for the Philippines

Clients under Phoenix One (as Training Consultant) :
Operations Management
Operations Delivery Excellence
Cost Management
Resource Management

Project Management
Project Estimation
Team Lead
Software Testing
Applications Analysis

Land Bank of the Philippines
Continuous Improvement Lean-Six Sigma

Clients under Performex-Asia (as Consultant and Trainer):
Team Energy (Marubeni and Tokyo Electric)
Samsung Philippines
Mead Johnson
World Health Organization
Globe Telecoms
Ayala Malls
Good Fellow Pharma
LBC Philippines
ATEC Semi-conductors

Areas Covered:
Six Sigma and Lean
Business Development
Business Strategy
Personal Coaching
Problem Solving
Quality Management
Strategic Planning and Facilitation
Time Management and Personal Effectiveness
Project Management
Leadership and Management
Team Building
Finance (Certified, Apples and Oranges-Celemi)

Clients under ECCI (as Training Consultant) :
Deutsche Bank
Johnson Controls Inc./York
Sonion (Vietnam)
Unilab Philippines
Northgate Arinso Philippines
Procter and Gamble
Reed Elsevier
LBC Philippines

Clients under Technovation:
Makati Development Corporation (MDC-Ayala)
Linked Energie

Clients under ITD:

Training and Certification:
Six Sigma for Executives
Yellow Belt
Green Belt
Black Belt

Independent Clients:
Polar Twin Advance (Penang, Malaysia)
Acted as Industry Expert in investigating Customer Failures
Championed Failure Analysis of customer rejections
Designed evaluation process in proving Failure Mechanisms
Released technical evaluation of the product failures

MEMC (Mosanto Engineering,USA)
Sourcing of New Factory Locations in Malaysia
Technical Feasibility study of offshore fac
Represent MEMC with Malaysian AuthoritiesSurvey locations of offshore Faciltiy
Vice President for Strategic Projects and Quality Assurance
Cirtek Electronics Corp.
August 2008 – June 2009 (11 months)Laguna Technopark, Laguna, Philippines
Managed International Rectifier Captive Line:
Engineering (Process and Equipment)

Head of Quality Department
Quality Management Representative (QMR)

Engineering Manager for Asia
International Rectifier
2000 – 2008 (8 years)
Managed Test and Product Engg- Southeast Asia
Improved Test Yields for Discrete and IC-Power
Attain Cost Savings thru Electrical Improvement
Electrical Quality Improvement
Resolve Electrical Customer Issues
Managed Test Engineers for 16-21 Subcons
Developed Automated Product File (IT) for Asia
Set-up Database Infrastructure for Subcon Group
• Director for Manufacturing
Pulse Philippines Inc (Technitrol Company)
February 2000 – November 2000 (10 months)
Led Manufacturing Operations for a 2000 strong workforce for PPO (the leading American Multinational in the field of Magnetics)

Attained >95% Productivity for 4 consecutive quarters
Awarded best supplier by Intel
Attained the best indices among Asian facilities:
On-time Delivery
Successfully implemented DFT/Lean/JIT for 90% of lines
Operations Manager
Amkor Technology
1999 – 2000 (1 year)
Managed Start-up and Ramp of SC70 from 0 to 1M/week
Led Manufacturing and Engineering teams-SC70 (Assy to Test)
Assembly and Test Yield Improvement
Qualification of Strip Testing
Resolution of Qualification Issues of SC70
Qualification of SC70/P2 for SAC Level 1 and 2
Work with Fairchild (Customer) to fulfill requirements
Operations Manager
1998 – 1999 (1 year)
Managed the following departments:
Equipment Engineering
Process Engineering
Test/Product Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Production Control
Information Technology

Quality Management Representative (QMR) for BECCI
Attained ISO-9001 Certification
Ramp-up of Production line by more than 50%
Test Manager
Motorola Philippines Inc.
1994 – 1998 (4 years)
Managed Test and Product Engineers
Start-up and Ramp of New Motorola Test Factory
Pioneered Establishment Six Sigma Methods for Test
Attained Six Sigma Electrical Quality at Final Test
Improvement of Electrical Test Yields
Improvement of Tape and Reel /Visual Yields
Automation of Test Controls
Worldwide Champion of Test Quality/Escapes
Coached Worldwide Gold Medal Six Sigma Teams
Technical Ladder Awardee for Asia-Pacific
Test Engineer
Motorola Philippines Inc.
1989 – 1994 (5 years)Philippines
Test and Product Engineering for Metal Gate CMOS
Test and Product Engineering for High Speed CMOS, LS
Attained Six Sigma Electrical Quality of IC-Ceramic Products
Resolved MC14538 yield issues (more than 100% increase)
Champion for Test Escapes
Attained more than 50% reduction in Open-Short failures
Statistics Training for Test Personnel
Attained Six Sigma Quality for Mach 20 handlers
Six Sigma TCS Award for Mach20 in Hongkong competition
• Supervisor
Motorola Philippines Inc
1985 – 1988 (3 years)
Supervised Inventory Control for Production Supplies
Supervised Inventory Control for Spare Parts (3000+ SKUs)
In-charge of localization of supplies

Supervised IC-Plastics 20 lds Front-of-line
Line Maintenance of IC-Plastics 20 lds Front-of-line Equipment
De La Salle University
BS Electronics and Communications Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering
1981 – 1985
• Don Bosco Tech Inst Makati
High School, Technician Course in Electrical Technology
1977 – 1981
• Manufacturing
• Semiconductors
• Six Sigma
• Design of Experiments
• Continuous Improvement
• Root Cause Analysis
• Process Engineering
• Process Improvement
• Lean Manufacturing
• Engineering
• Program Management
• Cross-functional Team Leadership
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• Master Black Belt Six Sigma and Lean
Six Sigma Experts;
• Master Instructor for Six Sigma and Lean
Six Sigma Experts;
Honors & Awards
• Gold Medalist (Worldwide) Six Sigma Motorola Total Customer Satisfaction Competition
Motorola Inc.
January 1995
• Certified Master Black Belt
Six Sigma Experts, USA
• Master Instructor Lean Six Sigma
Six Sigma Experts USA