SAN JOSE, CA ― December 2018 ― Naprotek, Inc., a provider of electronic manufacturing services, is pleased to announce the hiring of Larry Durandette to Senior Director, Engineering / QMS. Durandette joins Naprotek with more than 18 years in the industry from highly-respected companies, including Plexus Corporation, Benchmark Electronics and Agilent Technologies.
With a wealth of international manufacturing, design and quality experience, Durandette has a track record of yielding significantly improved business results. His expertise includes the analysis of business data to drive decision-making, customer relationship management, root cause analysis and problem solving.
Durandette has a strong background in new product introduction (NPI) and ramp stabilization, as well as R&D effectiveness and efficiency improvements using project and program management. Also, he is experienced in ISO-9001, ISO-13485, IATF-16949 and ISO-17025 implementation and auditing, as well as LEAN and Six Sigma improvements in high-mix manufacturing.
Durandette commented on his new position: “I am very excited to be joining the Naprotek family where my OEM experience positions me to be a strong customer advocate and my CM background will enable both process stability and future growth. I’m looking forward to integrating with the Naprotek team to drive both process and productivity improvements to help scale the company to match our growth.”
Naprotek sets the standard for high-quality prototypes and Made-in-America production. The company specializes in mission critical products, and its processes and systems are focused on delivering award-winning quality.