HIRAM PULIDO, P.E.
International, multi-lingual, results-oriented Facilities Development and Real Estate manager offering over 30 years experience in all aspects of facilities management, development, construction, and operations of international and domestic facilities in the high technology sector.
Languages: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Elementary Mandarin
Skills: Facilities Development, Facilities Management, Real Estate Transactions, Contract Negotiations, Foreign Government Incentive Negotiations, Construction Management
Regions: North America, South America, Europe, Malaysia, China, Australia, India
DELL, INC., Round Rock, TX 1997-2009
Senior Construction Manager
Managed all aspects of facilities planning, project management of major global installations, including the design and construction of all of Dells manufacturing buildings worldwide In Texas, Tennessee, Europe, Malaysia, Brazil and the Peoples Republic of China and India. Directly managed large contracts and all personnel of consulting architects, engineering firms and construction contractors.
Directed the construction of manufacturing facility in Chennai, India. A 10 month project of 23 million dollars including installation of desktop and a server manufacturing lines. Building acceptance completed on time and within budget.
Managed design of logistics center in Warsaw, Poland, a 31 million dollar building designed to house Dell third party suppliers to support production.
Started up new desktop/server production line in Tennessee. Recognized by the Governor of Tennessee and the Association of General Contractors (AGC) as the fastest start-up project in the region (62 days from Greenfield to production)
A key member of the team that commissioned a manufacturing facility in Lodz, Poland.
Managed design and construction of manufacturing facility in Hortolandia, near Campinas, Brazil, including land search, purchase of required land and negotiations of incentives with government agencies. Project delivered on time and within budget
Developed the concept of a modular manufacturing building to meet the fast-paced dynamic needs of the Dell manufacturing environment.
Project lead for the design and construction of a large manufacturing plant in Xiamen, Peoples Republic of China, a 35 million dollar project delivered on time and within budget. Organized and hired key members of the new Facilities team that operated this facility.
North America Projects and Space Planning Manager
Managed a team of 12 architects, engineers and project managers on all aspects of facilities space planning, moves, rearrangements, tenant improvements, office and manufacturing renovations for an annual capital budget of 30 million dollars and expense budget of 14 million dollars. All project delivered within budget and on schedule.
Facilities Development Manager
Mexico, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic.
Site Selection: Assisted Dell Vice President of World Wide Real Estate and Corporate Facilities in analyzing macroeconomic and demographic data for the purpose of selecting international sites.
Site Negotiations: Assisted Vice President in all matters related to infrastructure requirements for site development, initial contact and subsequent negotiations with international economic development agencies and local governments for the development of new international facilities. Wrote pertinent portions of infrastructure agreements and protocols with local governments for the development of new international facilities.
COMPAQ COMPUTER CORPORATION, Houston, TX 1991-1997
Manufacturing Facilities Manager
Managed the operation and development of manufacturing facilities, including expansions, renovations, modifications, additions to the manufacturing lines and associated facilities infrastructure.
Engineering Design Manager
Managed all engineering aspects of the design of new facilities and upgrade of existing ones. Directed domestic and international consultants to design buildings and facilities per Compaqs requirements.
Managed all aspects of facilities projects, from conception through construction and commissioning. Managed projects in Madrid, Spain, Sydney, Australia, and assisted in projects in Munich, Germany and Utrecht, Netherlands.
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Project Manager, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INC., Dallas, TX
Transmission and Distribution Engineering, GULF STATES UTILITIES, Beaumont, TX
BS, Electrical Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin
Registered professional engineer in Texas License # 78062