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Operations Maintenance Manager (221101) Chemicals, Fertilizer, Food Mfg. / Dallas – Ft Worth

Dallas TX Chemical Operations Manager with 20+ years of experience across multiple industries. He has worked as a Production Manager, Maintenance Manager, PSM Manager, and Commissioning Manager in most of his plants. He completed a plant start-up with a team that had no industrial experience and it broke production records. He is skilled at increasing profits, yields, and production while decreasing downtime and costs. His success across multiple industries demonstrates his flexibility and adaptability in tackling manufacturing challenges. He is currently employed but is managing maintenance and operations but the company is financially unstable. He is interested in exploring new leadership roles in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area. This Game Changer brings a lot to the table and has proven he can hit the floor running to make improvements! His notable experience includes:

• Leading a team of maintenance and production personnel
Decreased overall chemical usage by 30%.
• Trained a new team to be successful that previously had a 78% turnover.
• Completed the final phases of commissioning and startup of a new chemical process line.
• Renegotiated a service contract that resulted in a $1.6M savings.
• Manage a staff of over 150 operators, technicians, supervisors, and support staff.
• Completed the commissioning and startup of the mine from first power to record production.
Responsible for reinstituting the Process Safety Management Program.
Rebuilt the CMMS system for the Refrigeration and Maintenance department.
• I increased yield, increased productivity, decreased downtime from 23% to 4%
Plan preventative and corrective maintenance using SAP.
• Responsible for the safe and efficient start-up, shut-down, and day-to-day operation of LSB’s fertilizer complex, including
o A 700 TPD Pritchard ammonia plant
o A 450 TPD StamiCarbon urea plant
o Three Girdler ammonia plants
o Two nitric acid plants
o Four amine units
o CO2 plant
o Ammonium nitrate solutions plants
o UAN mixing plant, and water treatment unit.

• Operating, commissioning, and maintaining of several ammonia, nitric acid, urea, CO2, ammonium nitrate plants, surface mining, and a Two on One 525 MW natural gas power plant. Entry level thru management.
• Experienced in Green Field startups to smaller start-up projects. I have been involved in over 13 startups from construction to commissioning and operation.
• Manage, Commission, Operate, and Maintain one of the largest frac sand mines in the nation.
• Build Process Safety Management programs, CMMS systems and Develop Procedures.
Chemical Production
• Power Generation
• Mining
• Refinery Operations
• Packaging Operations
• Press Operations
• Food Manufacturing
• CMMS System

• Increasing Yield
• Increasing Productivity
• Decreased Downtime
• Plan Preventative / Corrective Maintenance Using SAP
• 525 MW Power Generating Facility.
• HRSG High Pressure Boiler System
• 450 TPD Urea Plant
• Ammonia Plants
• Nitric Acid Plants
• Amine Units
• CO2 Plant
• Ammonium Nitrate Solutions Plants
• UAN Mixing Plant
• Water Treatment Unit
• Ammonia Refrigeration

• Production Manager
• Maintenance Manager
• PSM Manager
• Commissioning Manager
• Multicraft Unionized Workforce – current, Schwans, JJ, chem
• Leading Multiple Shift Maintenance
• Team Leadership (50)
• Implementing Preventative Maintenance
• Implementing Predictive Maintenance
• Developing Maintenance PMs
• Ensuring OSHA Regulations
• Maintenance Planning
• Giving Performance Reviews
• Capital Equipment ROI
• Equipment Purchasing
• Maintaining Critical Spares Inventory
• Equipment Installation
• Equipment Specification
• Moving Production Equipment
• CMMS System
• Improving OEE
• Lockout / Tagout
• PMs
• Root Cause Analysis
• Six Sigma Experience
• Lean Manufacturing
• Holding Kaizen Events
• Holding Kanban
• Managing Work Orders
• Troubleshooting Equipment
• Equipment ROI Metrics
• Dismantling / Moving Equipment
• Planning / Scheduling / Organizing
• Plant Turnarounds
• Project Management
• Piping Layout
• Reading Blueprints / Schematics
• Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
• Boiler Maintenance
• Electronic Controls
• Industrial Ovens
• Vision Systems
• Conveyor Systems
• Machine Repair
• DC Motors / AC Motors
• PLC Programming
• HMI Programming
• Automation Controls
• Reactors
• Pipelines
• Pumps
• Cranes
• Heavy Equipment Repair
• Turbines
• Minitab


• Northeastern State University – General Studies 20+ credits
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• JD Edwards Management Systems Training JD Edwards / Pryor, OK / 2021
• Confined Space Rescue Team PCC/ Pryor, OK
• Dupont e-Learning/Clarity/Coastal Operation, Maintenance, and Safety Pryor, OK
• Syngas 2014 Conference Tulsa, OK
• 24-hour HazMat Training Atlanta, GA
• 5S Training Atlanta, GA
• Applied Hydraulic systems training/ Fort Worth 2022
• Coupa purchasing training/ Fort Worth 2022