Manager Engineering and Quality (186660) / Plastics, Chemicals, BioFuels / Masters ChemE / Will relo

Chemical Process Engineering Professional with 18 years of experience across several industries. He has a Masters’s and 2 Bachelor’s degrees and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. He also has 4 provisional patent submissions. His broad chemical expertise includes developing pilot plants from laboratory processes and includes compounding operations with plastics.  He has a history of improving processes, increasing yields, and reducing costs. His world-class experience, education, patents/publications, and strong track record of accomplishment make him an excellent addition to any chemical manufacturing operation. He is willing to relocate

• Championed development of manufacturing pilot plant from laboratory processes
• Developed company-wide dispersion protocols for nanomaterials, improving thermal & electrical performance
Improved product yield by 30%, quality yield by 60% & throughput by 75% utilizing targeted studies & KPI analysis
• Instigated a comprehensive safety management program with an emphasis on process safety. 800 + accident-free days
• Designed & implemented a robust technology and product development process with ownership of new products
• Novel introduction of patented technology into the municipal water market
• Translated niche custom air & water management system into oil & gas specific product line with $1M annual revenue
• Developed pilot biofuel production process from the low-value waste oil stream
• On-time & on-budget $5M capital process expansion into a new 5S manufacturing facility in 2018
• Translate pilot & prototype technology into continuous operating center of manufacturing excellence of materials
Targeted OPEX & process analysis completed resulting in a 25% standard cost reduction for core powder product
Design & implement a predictive maintenance management program. 20% reduction in downtime
• Spearhead multiple targeted capital projects improving through-put, reliability, & process safety
• Leadership & creation of CAPA programs, continuous improvement activities, problem-solving methodologies (8D & 5W)
o We created a technology roadmap to identify new technologies and a timeline for system equipment upgrades
• Engage customers & regulators to direct or modify product lines into new markets & conduct pilot technology studies
• Reduce processing costs of commodity material by 15% through energy-saving methods
• Chemical Plant Operations
• Compounding Operations
• Polypropylene, HDPE, LDPE, Nylon
• Grinding
• Batch Mixers
• Twin Screw Compounding Machines
• Oils
• Inks
• Polymers
• Biofuels
• Consumer Chemicals
• Plastics
• Pulp/ Paper
• Specialty Chemicals
• Engineering Team Management
• Work Planning
• Creating SOPs
• Process Safety Management
• Leading Problem-Solving Teams
• Using Statistical Process Control
• Analyzing Plant Data
• Monitoring Data Collection
• Troubleshooting Process Units
• Optimizing Processes
• Increasing Yield
• Training Operators
• Reducing Operation Costs
• Using Six Sigma Projects / Tools
• Troubleshooting Equipment
• Implementing System Upgrades
• Increasing Production Capacity
• Creating Project Specifications
• Capital Project Execution
• CpK
• Design of Experiments DOE
• Mass Transfer Operations
• Creating Block Diagrams
• Process Flow Diagrams
• Energy Balances
• Heat Balances
• Heat Transfer Calculations
• Hydraulic Calculations
• Fluid Flow Dynamics
• Pumping Head Calculations
• Operating Indices
• Material Balances
• Pareto Analysis
• BOMs
• Budget and planning strategies
• Design/evaluation of process unit operations
• Economic Planning
• Using Root Cause Analysis
• Implementing Lean Manufacturing
• P&ID’s
• Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
• Repair Operations / Preventative Maintenance
• Probabilistic Risk /PSA
• Technical Writing
• Chemical Process Modeling
• Running Simulations
• Aspen Software
• MATLAB
• SPCC Software
• SAS Software
• Minitab

Education
• University of Toledo – Master of Science: Chemical and Environmental Engineering December 2011
• Bowling Green State University – Bachelor of Science: Chemistry May 2003
• Bowling Green State University – Bachelor of Science: Psychology May 2003