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Mechanical Engineer Manager

Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
January 17, 2018

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Technical Manager

Balancing act of managing technical processes and teams along with using technical skills to provide the necessary environment for project success. Proficiently handling teams, estimate project budgets, schedules, project timelines, arrange for resources and also help in solving technical problems as and when needed. Researching and implementing latest technological methods tools, software and devices. A r e a s o f E x p e r t i s e

Global Operations Management ● International Business Development ● Product Development ● Project Implementation● Product Launch ● Revenue Generation ● Visionary Leadership

● Technical Process Development & Implementation ● Motivating Others ● Management ● Delegating Authority ● Communication ● Negotiation ● Public Relations ● Presentation Skills ● Managing Multi-Faceted Business Operations ● Product Developing and Financial Management ● Market & Business Environments ● Analysis & Problem Solving T e c h n o l o g y S n a p s h o t

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) ● Microsoft O365 ● AutoCAD ● Revit ● 3D printing

● CRM software ● Conceptual Estimating ● Remote Commissioning ● Smart Home Integration ● BMS Building Management Systems ● Daylight Analysis ● Building Performance Analysis ● Sustainable Design ● Building and product Cycle Analysis

E d u c a t i o n & T r a i n i n g

LEED certificate courses, US Green Building Institute (2014 - 2015) LEED Green Associate, US Green Building Institute (2014) Building Performance Analysis Certificate, Autodesk University Conceptual Estimating, Design Build Institute of America (2012) Fundamentals of Engineering, Florida Atlantic University (2010) Estimation I, II, III Certificate For Construction Technology, Florida Atlantic University (2009) Master: Management of Production Systems, Transylvania University (2006) Master: Technical Engineering assisted by computer, Transylvania University (2005) Bachelor's Degree: Mechanical Engineer, Transylvania University (2005) P r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e

Horiso, Inc, Pompano Beach, USA 2013 – Present

Technical Manager

Horiso Inc. is an American manufacturer and supplier of Solar Control Systems to the architectural and building industries, committed to researching, developing and supplying integrated solar control solutions that are a responsible reaction to climate change.

Responsible for project planning, setting targets and deliverable, making decisions and bring in business. Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies, and designing techniques. Ability to communicate effectively with teams and clients. Understand project requirements, coordinate with resources and direct the projects in the right direction in a timely manner. Ability to manage change and effectively pass on the information down the line to concerned teams for smoother execution. Delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end. Key Accomplishments:

Successfully planning and designing manufacturing facility. Responsible for opening the first and only manufacturing location of Horizontal Retractable Louvers in USA. Setting up working stations and material workflow, personnel training, supplier’s network.

Developing tools and procedures for increase manufacturing performance.

Full Cycle participation and direct involvement on all stages of sales cycle and product manufacturing. S E R G I U C OHAI R E S U ME, Page 2

o Pre sales – design and quoting process working close with owners, architects, general contractors, electricians, installers and facility management personnel. o Manufacturing cycle - Concept and Development, Ordering Process, Production scheduling, Manufacturing, Transportation.

o Commissioning - Providing on-site testing, and performance of shading controls for high profile buildings awarded with LEED Platinum and Gold certifications. Integration with Building Management Systems, coordination with HVAC, Lutron, Creston Lighting and Security Systems. Testing internal failures, recovery tests, reporting and annunciation of alarms and abnormal conditions. o End User and Facility Managers training. Create the end user manuals and training documentation. Provide onsite training to end user for better understanding of technological capabilities and limitations of the software and mechanical properties of the products. o Construction Security Clearance – eligible to work on federal and state government projects. Canam Group - Hambro Division, Deerfield Beach, USA 2006 – 2013 Lead Estimator

Canam Group is the largest fabricator of steel components in North America specialized in designing construction solutions and fabricating. Canam Group takes part in an average of 10,000 construction projects each year in one activity sector divided into three groups of products and services: buildings, structural steel and bridges. The Corporation operates 23 plants across North America and employs over 4,650 people in Canada, the United States, Romania and India. Define the bid cost structure, manage the interfaces with Partners and Clients. Approve the scope of work of each party involved in the bid. Analyze contract requirements and conditions, Assist in bid vendors list definition. Prepares the bidding documents for the subcontracts RFQ's Approves the cost estimates of subcontractors. Identify the pre bid agreements to be completed. Approve the cost estimate of internally performed activities developed by the Estimator and based on the evaluations made by the other technical departments. Key Accomplishments:

Increased quotes turn over 40% by developing and implementing software tools and for faster turnover of the bids required for the commercial and residential markets.

Designed, maintained and optimized quotes tracking software for internal sales networks.

Develop tools and method in increasing accuracy of quotes generation.

Accurate, complete budgeting considering complex, multifaceted and nuanced requirements of a diverse pool of projects and requirements.

Collaborating with largest developers and working on high profile buildings by: Minto, WCI Communities, Lennar, GL Homes, Pulte Group, DiVosta, and Centex.

Effective contributing to survival and thriving of the business after the 2008 Building Industry crash. Canam Group - Technyx Division, 2004 – 2006

Team Lead Structural Steel Detailing

Reviewed client’s contracts for technical and drawing requirements. Created and/or modified technical drawings according with products standards and specifications. Identified and assessed possible technical discrepancies and reported them to involved trades.

Projects: Mercedes-Benz Dealerships, UPS sorting facilities, Walmart stores, Residential single and Multi-story.

C o m m u n i t y I n v o l v e m e n t

Toastmasters International –world leader in communication and leadership development. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the clubs in 141 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.

Surfers for Autism - unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues and scientific research. Our focus is to eliminate stigma through public awareness and education and to unite communities through volunteerism.

LANGUAGES: English, Romanian excellent. French, Spanish Italian basic reading understanding. GLOBAL EXPERIENCE: US Citizen, European Union Citizen. Trained in USA, Europe and Australia. Traveled in over 50 countries.

REFERENCES: Excellent references are available upon request.

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