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Engineer Quality Control

Neptune Beach, Florida, 32266, United States
May 28, 2010

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John E. Binkley

*** ******** ****** ******* *****, Florida 32266 904-***-****

Project Engineer Profile Highlights Summary

Engineering Professional with over 15 years experience in the area of

manufacturing and operations\production machinery and processes. Self

directed problem solver with demonstrated results installing, ramping up

and maintaining production equipment on time or ahead of schedule.

Specific areas of expertise include:

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

FDA GMP ISO compliance requirements


Kaizen Blitz member

Vendor\Sales relations


Machine demolition\installation\debug

Auto Cad (Inventor 3d)

Professional Experience


VISTAKON Jacksonville, Fl

1990- 2009

Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering 2002 - 2009

Led Primary and Secondary Packaging area of the automated production lines.

(12 lines) with a focus on yield, safety, quality, cycle time enhancements,

maintenance and downtime reduction. Installed, debugged, responsible for

ramp up of new\retrofitted machinery. Heat sealing expert for One Day

Acuvue , One Day Moist and Bifocal over a span of 15 years tripled

production output with retrofits to existing production

machinery\processes. Duties included preparing docs for IQ, OQ, PQ of

machinery and transfers of equipment.

. FMEA trained and D.O.E. proficient on process and machine design to

ensure customer satisfaction with no recalls to date. CAPA Team

member. Member of Change Control Board.

. Black Belt Certified. Led projects on Package Integrity failures

reduction (by 50%) and Center Zone Defect reductions by 28%, totaling

$1.2MM in savings which led to significantly lowered quality issues.

Engineer 2000 - 2002

Managed $1.5MM budget to work with vendor to design, build, accept, install

and debug\run 12 Case Packers as part of an ergonomics\quality improvement


. Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. Liaison between Quality Engineering

and Packaging Engineering group.

. Increased production and throughput by improving the system to inspect

dose levels in the package. Awarded patent for "Systems and methods

for detecting fluids" (pending)

. Led and trained a team of Engineering Technicians (8) on retrofits

throughout the plant.

Engineering Tech IV 1999 -2000

Lead Engineering Technician in Primary and Secondary Packaging Group

performing tasks across the plant.

. Designed and led experiments and tested equipment, reporting directly

to the lead Senior Engineer.

. Updated Auto cad drawing database, maintained documentation.

. Performed all machine modifications serving as a lead tech to identify

and train SME's.

Engineering Tech III 1997-1999

Led initiatives to make production lines lean as possible with an emphasis

on uptime and technician readiness.

. Chosen to work directly with engineering department as the main

design\project Tech. Led initiatives that saved the company money and

increased production.

. Performed mean time to fail studies and used data to improve process.

. Utilized high speed camera to gain cycle time enhancements.

Operations Engineering Tech 1996-1997

Managed the production lines in a support role focusing on throughput and


. Performed machine reliability studies and increased uptime.

. Maintained equipment while training techs on becoming self directed

with an emphasis on uptime,production numbers and processes. Quality

assurance team member.

Advanced Technology Installation\Training Tech 1990 -1996

Installed new automated machinery and was a key player in the start up the

Deerwood Park Facility.

. Installed new production equipment at Pilot Line and Deerwood Park and

trained all new techs.

. Duties included setting machinery, wiring, pneumatics installation,

robotics, Siemens PLC installation, I/O checks, start up, debug, ramp

up and production readiness.

John E. Binkley -Page 2


Apex International\Colejon Mayport Naval Station, Florida

1988 - 1990

Project Supervisor

Managed a group of individuals working on the Naval Base at Mayport Florida

. Supervised 6 man crew that consisted of laborers, a carpenter,

electrician, plumber and painter.

. Responsible for ensuring work orders were performed, covering the

entire Mayport Naval station.

. Duties ranged from Engineering support, Quality control to

construction support as well as any repairs needed by the Navy.

. Performed quality inspections and responsible for the workers safety

program initiatives.

United States Navy

1984 - 1988

Intrumentman 3rd Class

A professional serving in the U.S. Navy as a Calibration specialist.

. responsible for calibration of various equipment\test equipment

throughout the fleet and overseas, to include gauges, temperature

sensing devices, micrometers, pressure and temperature switches and

office machinery.

. Assistant Quality Control Tech in shop. Member of Security Alert Team,

weapons certified.

. Member of the personnel reliability program (PRP) Secret security

clearance. (inactive)

. Sea Service award, Honorable discharge.

Education & Activities


Cognex Vision System classes, Tampa Florida. 2008

Domino Laser Training classes, Hialeah Florida. 2008

Green Belt and Black Belt training certification. Johnson and Johnson.

Jacksonville Florida. 2005, 2007

Autodesk Inventor classes Orlando Florida. 2006

Autocad classes FCCJ downtown Jacksonville campus. 1996

Instrumentman Class "A" school, Waukegan Il, Basic Electrical, Electronics

school. (B\EE) 1984

High School Graduate 1982 Ohio

Fully computer literate in varied software programs to include Word, Excel,

Power point, Microsoft Project, Auto Cad and Mini-Tab.

Honors and Awards:

. Patent on equipment design

. Black Belt Certified

. Standards of Leadership Award J&J

. J&J Achievement award.

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