Roland Esquivel

  PhotoRoland Esquivel began working at Amway – Nutrilite as a Student Intern from 2005 thru 2007 in Lakeview and Buena Park, California. His project was Elimination of High Micro Incidences by Heat Pasteurization. Other notable projects include team member of the Black Belt Lean Six Sigma Continuous Flow project and gaining Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification for Tote Tumbler Validation. He played a lead role in the manufacturing validation of Installation and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ) in Buena Park and Lakeview achieving the goal to comply with the Therapeutics Good Administration (TGA) of Australia. As Manufacturing IT Manager, his Responsibilities include supporting Nutraceutical Solid Dose Manufacturing process improvements, root cause analysis, and IT systems in Manufacturing. Collaborates with Research & Development on new product launches through the Idea To Market (ITM) process and works closely with Global Operations Systems (GOS) department introducing new technologies into Manufacturing. Currently Roland is leading a global Manufacturing Execution System MES initiative for Amway. He is also leading the Solid Dose Manufacturing implementation of Statistical Process Controls system. Roland introduces new technology for manufacturing such as Shoplogix, OPC, and IT Infrastructure and data acquisition instrumentation to help gain operational efficiency to enable data analysis. He recently worked as a core member of the All Day Release Vitamin C project that gained the 2010 Supply Chain ITM Award Nomination for Nutrition. His enthusiasm for Amway-Nutrilite can best be seen at speaking events to students for Intern recruiting as his role as the relationship manager with UC San Diego. Roland has a Chemical Engineer B.S. with Materials Science emphasis, University California, San Diego, Senior Project on replication of SPAWAR experiments in Low Energy Nuclear Reactions L.E.N.R (Cold Fusion), and Completed American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008 national design competition on Coal to Methanol