Director of Quality Assurance
Tino started his career at ALPS Electric in August 1988 as a repair center technician, but rapidly developed into a Quality Assurance specialist first as a QA Lab technician and then lead before eventually becoming a Supplier Quality Engineer in charge of approving new vendors, dealing with vendor issues and following up on Supplier Corrective Actions.
Upon leaving ALPS Electric, Tino served as Quality Engineer and Senior Quality Engineer for two startup telecommunication companies in Irvine before joining InterTrade Industries as Quality Manager in February 2006. He had worked as a Plant Manager for four years before leaving to accept the position of Quality Manager at Steven Label in February 2012. In February 2014, InterTrade was pleased to welcome him back as the newest Director of Quality Assurance, where he has continued to apply the expertise throughout the company.
Tino has an Associates in Science Degree in Electronics Engineering from NEC in Anaheim, CA. He has also taken several Quality related courses such as Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, SPC and Supplier partnerships, as part of his growth in the Quality Assurance field.