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Reliability Maintenance Manager (164503) BSME / Green Belt / Chemical Manufacturing / 20 yrs / Multi-site / WIll relo

If you have manufacturing operations, then you are always trying to squeeze extra profit from it.  More times than not you deal with profit draining outages, breakdowns, and downtime.  You are losing production, paying people to sit around while money is flying out the door! 

We have the answer to this problem. Introducing VA based Reliability / Maintenance Leader with 20+ years of improving uptime, reducing costs while supporting chemical manufacturing operations. He is a BSME and Six Sigma Green Belt.and is trained in Plant Failure Analysis. He has successfully led organizational change within a union environment while building a strong bond between the maintenance and operations teams. Currently, he is employed as the Reliability & Maintenance Manager leading teams across multiple plants. This powerhouse experience in reliability combined with a successful history of working through change with unions and his track record of improvements makes him a very desirable candidate addition to your team!

Just picture bringing this enormous talent and skillset to your maintenance or production team! KaChing!!!  That is the sound of the cost savings and process improvements that you are going to see!  Call 724 814 3791 or email at right away


Reliability Maintenance Manager (164503) BSME / Green Belt / Chemical Manufacturing / 20 yrs / Multi-site / WIll relo


  • Currently leading all reliability and maintenance efforts for factory production assets across three plants 
  • Managing union technicians (E&I, Millwrights & Pipefitters) and salaried employees, managers, and Reliability Engineers to provide all maintenance efforts at the plants.
  • Change Agent.
    o Removed silos and traditional barriers by executing major organizational change from 4 single-craft maintenance teams to 3 multi-craft teams.
    o Initiated military hiring effort across 3 business units
    o Replaced key exempt positions with former military officers, bringing needed accountability across all maintenance teams.
    o Reduced budget by $5 million from 2017 to 2020 while increasing reliability, setting production records, increasing uptime, and OEE/TEEP.
  • Regularly interface and negotiate with two different labor unions and enjoy a strong and amicable relationship with both.
  • Changed from 4 single-craft maintenance teams to 3 multi-craft teams to better support the 3 business areas.
    o Had to overcome challenges from both unions, skepticism from area leaders, and hiring challenges.
    o After 3 months of HR searching and finding no one, I recruited and hired former military officers to lead the teams. They possess leadership abilities and are skilled in leading both electrical and mechanical work.
    o The support structure to Operations is now “direct support”, with dedicated maintenance teams that continually support the same areas and equipment.
    o The new relationships have built trust between Operations and Maintenance,
    o The First Line Managers have the ability to better support by better utilizing mechanical and electrical resources in troubleshooting and performing maintenance
  • Lead architect for the highly successful “Optimized Preventative Maintenance” program for all tools worldwide.
    o Reduced Cost of Service across the fleet of tools by $2.5 million annually through streamlined PM strategy.
    o Increased tool uptime while maintaining optical sensitivity and reducing personnel requirements globally.
    o Presented General Manager’s Award.
    A leader of leaders, Driver, and Change Agent with an extensive maintenance background.
    • Safely leading all reliability and maintenance efforts across three large manufacturing plants.
    o Critical escalation resolution
    o Technical Program Management
    o Customer Management
  • 26 Years of Maintenance Experience / 19 Years of Leadership Experience
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Establishing Written Procedures
  • Reporting Unsafe Equipment
  • Replacement in Kind Parts Program
  • Turnaround Planning
  • Maintaining Service Documentation
  • Improving Equipment Reliability
  • Reducing Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Eliminating Work Order Backlogs
  • Inspection / Testing Task Planning
  • Using CMMS Software
  • SAP Software
  • Managing Capital Projects
  • Managing PM Work Orders
  • Equipment Commissioning
  • Equipment Utilization Metrics
  • Thermography
  • Managing PM Work Orders
  • Leading Maintenance Teams
  • Process Safety Management
  • Rotating Equipment Troubleshooting
  • Developing Predictive Maintenance Programs
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Labor Relations
  • Project Management
  • Failure Analysis Investigations
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Human Error Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)


• BS, Mechanical Engineering
• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (trained – project underway)
• Plant Failure Analysis training (24 professional development credits)
• Project Manager Effectiveness course (28 professional development credits)
• Laser Safety certification
• Level 3 certification for Equipe, Brooks and Phoenix robotic wafer handlers
• Level 4 certification for inspection tools
• Las Positas College – 14 credits earned towards Welding Technology AS degree (4.0 GPA)