Willing to relocate: Anywhere
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
December 2013 to Present
Responsible for freight broker duties to connect available truck drivers to companies with semi container freight.
Pharmaceutical Process Technician
November 2010 to April 2013
Responsible for daily production as lead operator with start-up and shut down activity, process troubleshooting, and maintenance in a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant on an automated high speed web packaging process.
Chemical Process Technician
February 2010 to November 2010
Responsible for all aspects of daily production of chemical processes, process troubleshooting, start-up and shut down, warehouse activity, conducting in-process quality assurance laboratory testing, DCS computer process control.
September 2005 to May 2009
Responsible for chemical manufacturing including supervision, distillation column, production scheduling, daily raw material and finished product inventory control, and warehouse control, troubleshooting, DCS computer control. ●Contributed to maintaining Baxter Healthcare "Supplier of the Year" award. ●Acquired Storage Tank Institute certification for "Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector", conducted top to bottom system level inspection and non-destructive testing on storage tanks, pumps, associated piping, and safety equipment/alarm functions. Completed final reports of inspection findings.
July 2003 to September 2005
Renovated residential properties, projects included all phases of residential construction, carpentry, tile, electrical.
Senior Application Engineer
January 2000 to June 2003
Functioned as Project Manager in OEM product development in the manufacturing of silicone rubber medical devices, operating under FDA &ISO regulations. Responsible for quoting, product and process development, tooling, labeling manufacturing feasibility, writing SOP's, BOM's, document control, device product performance test protocols.
● Secured "Preferred Supplier "status with Boston Scientific Inc. increased OEM gross sales by 10% in one year.
December 1993 to January 2000
Project Manager in developing a standalone, lean manufacturing cell to produce Boston Scientific Enteral feeding tube products. Product Development Engineer: BIVONA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, Gary, Indiana (12/1993 to 1/2000) ● Project leader for development of new silicone rubber medical devices in the area of respiratory access, Urology, voice restoration, and veterinary products. Developed silicone injection molding and extrusion tooling & processes. ●Maintained existing product lines of silicone rubber medical devices, label development, design improvements, risk analysis, and complaint investigation. Authored and performed device product performance test protocols and reports. Manufacturing Engineer: BIVONA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, Gary, Indiana (9/1990 to 12/1993) ●Provided engineering support to production in optimizing existing manufacturing assembly methods, equipment and materials in sub-assembly & final assembly. Duties included writing SOP'S, BOM's and document control. ●Project leader in developing vacuum vapor deposition process (Parylene Coating) to apply lubricious coating to the entire product line of silicone medical devices to ease patient intubation and device cleaning.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology