October 2013 to December 2013
Responsible for daily production requirements running numerous boiler style cookers used to convert raw material corn to first
stage finished product to supply entire plant requirements for cereal manufacturing. Process included both HMI computer process
control and manual operation to continually load, unload, and transfer finished cooked cereal to remaining processes in plant.
Pharmaceutical Packaging Process Technician
November 2010 to April 2013
Responsible for all aspects of daily production activities including start-up and shut down activity, HMI computer process control,
troubleshooting, documentation, and maintenance in a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant on an automated high speed web
packaging machine. Process included product printing, web processing, laser printing, slitting, die cutting, and sterile equipment
Chemical Process Technician
April 2010 to October 2010
Responsible for all aspects of daily production of chemical batch reactor activities including documentation, start-up and shut down activity, conducting various in-process quality assurance laboratory testing, HMI computer process control of running chemical
batch reactors, troubleshooting, loading trucks and railcars, in typical chemical plant. Product line consisted of Polyol soybean based
green product developed to replace similar petroleum based products used in the manufacturing of automotive and furniture
September 2005 to May 2009
Responsible for all phases of chemical batch reactor and distillation column including supervision, troubleshooting, HMI computer
process control, scheduling, working knowledge of boilers, cooling towers, and wastewater, purchasing raw materials, loading
trucks and railcars and shipping for a union chemical plant. Primary product line consisted of PVC stabilizers used in the manufacturing of blood bags for Baxter Healthcare.
●Contributed to maintaining the Baxter Healthcare "Supplier of the Year" recognition for ten years running.
●Acquired Storage Tank Institute certification for "Above Ground Storage Tank Inspector"
July 2003 to September 2005
Purchased and renovated residential properties in Northwest Indiana, projects included all phases of residential construction,
including electrical, plumbing, framing, door replacement, window replacement, painting, drywall, etc.
Senior Application Engineer
January 2000 to June 2003
Functioned as Project Manager in all phases of new OEM product development in the manufacturing of silicone rubber medical
devices, operating under FDA, ISO, and CE regulations.
●Responsible for evaluating manufacturing feasibility, cost analysis, quoting, product, and process design, SOP's, BOM'S
documentation control, for a variety of silicone rubber medical devices.
September 1990 to June 2003
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
● A dedicated and energetic self-starter with a strong background that encompasses various aspects of manufacturing settings,
including product and process development, project management, documentation and interpersonal skills.
●Project Management skills with the ability to inspire confidence in customers and gain trust through attentive customer and
technical service and efficient problem solving skills. Adept at providing technical support, developing and improving customer
support, and considerable hand's-on experience.
●Current HAZWOPER 24 Certification