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Engineer Process

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 14, 2017

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Chicago, IL


Seeking a full time Senior role in Manufacturing Design or Continuous Improvement/Industrial Engineering. My experience overlaps the Mechanical Manufacturing and Food Industries. All my designs are to the highest Ergonomic and Safety Standards.


●May 2008. Bachelor of Science. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milwaukee, WI

oMajor: Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

Minor: Business


January 2016 – July 2017

Epstein Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Chicago, IL.

Industrial Process Engineer

●Applied process engineering skills to develop functional, bacteria-free food manufacturing facilities.

●Lead Process Engineer for a 1,400 Head / hr. pork slaughtering facility. 700,000 sq. ft. $260 Million Facility.

oAll MEP coordination. Process MEP and Cooling MEP

oCoordinated cooler/freezer storage design, box handing system, box shop design, kill floor design, site design, etc.

oMain coordinator between client, 13 vendors, and staff architecture.

oDesigned all Processes in 3D Revit and Autocad.

●Construction Process Engineer for Dailies Bacon in St Joe, Missouri $60 Million Facility

oSame role as above down through construction.

oOnce per week travel on site for Process Equipment Installation.

oDesigned and installed Stainless Steel Brine (Salt Water) Injection system for all Bacon before smoking. Also designed and installed slicing operation through box handling system.

●Design Process Engineer for STF Pork slaughtering facility in Sioux City Iowa. 650,000 sq. ft. $250 Million Facility.

oSame role as above except I was not the main Vendor and Client contact.

●Design Process Engineer for Keken Pork Slaughtering facility in Merena, Mexico $150 Million

June 2013 - January 2016

Ghafari Associates. Chicago, IL.

Industrial Engineer II

●Applied manufacturing process skills to design and plan the layout of Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) buildings.

●Included cross-discipline coordination with MEP, Electrical, Architecture, Telecom, and many different contractors/vendors.

●Lead Process Engineer for AMMROC MRO (Maintenance Repair Overhaul) military facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. A Lockheed Martin venture. $500 Million Facility.

Permanent placement for 5 months in Al Ain, U.A.E.

MRO Building which includes 5 hangars including a Paint Hangar, Blade Shop Building, Transmission Test Cell Building, Engine Test Cell building, Helicopter Whirl Stand Test Cell, and other ancillary site wide buildings.

■MRO facilities are used to refurbish Commercial Jet Engines (A350, A330, and smaller) or Military Aircraft Engines (F-350, C-130, Black Hawk Helicopters, Cargo Use A330, and other aircraft used in the UAE/Saudi Military).

●Process Engineer for Royal Blue Airlines MRO facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

●Designed ASRS (Automatic Retrieval and Storage System) for King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Created 3D models for machine specifications and design guidelines using Revit Autodesk software.

●Designed Baggage Handling Systems for O’Hare International Airport (US Airways and United) and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Designed per TSA standards and modeled in 3D for installation coordination.

●Process Engineer for Cargill Hamburger Patty facility move.

Imported 3D scan of existing equipment to create a 100% accurate existing equipment and coordinate equipment movement.

Jan 2012 – June 2013

Harley Davidson. Milwaukee, WI.

Continuous Improvement Engineer

●Performed for Operations as part of their Cultural Transformation Roll-Out (CTR) program.

●Toyota Production System implementation.

●Ran Kaizen event to improve efficiency for Short Block 1 and 2 FLT/Beta/Dyna engine assembly.

●Managed Yellow Belt /Green Belt project and saved $99,000/yr in scrapped crank cases using 3 level pareto chart and scatter diagram.

●Ergonomic Walkthroughs, 5S, Timwood, Process Mapping, Preventative Maintenance Walkthroughs, Process Problem Solving, team leader training and assistance.

●Personnally documented, defined, and set standards for every workstation on the engine assembly line.

Jan 2010 – Jan 2012

Kohler Company. Kohler, WI.

Industrial Engineer

●Data Systems Administrator for SAP - BOM’s, Routings, Product Costing, etc

●In charge of new product development and assisted in design for manufacturing.

●Supported team of 60 union associates with manufacture of hand-assembled faucets.

●Ran water and pressure decay tests against faucets to guarantee product integrity

●Set standards through video recording and pace rating, then compared it to monitored output and past MTM standards. Verified 80% of standards in SAP for 7,000 different SKU’s.

●Provided assembly time quotes for all new products. Reduced quote time from 30 days to 10 days.


●2008. Independent Study - P&H Mining / Joy Global, Inc. Milwaukee, WI.

●2008. Senior Design Project - RUUD Lighting Milwaukee, WI.

●2007. Cont. Improvement Design Project - Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Waukesha, WI.

●2006. 8 Mo Co-op - Kohler Company. Kohler, WI.

●2002, 2004. PPGA Electrician - Kohler Rental Power. Kohler, WI.

●2005 - 2010. Concert Electrician - Alpine Valley Music Theater. East Troy, WI.


●Revit 3D Modeling SME

●Autocad 2D Design SME

●Process Engineering

●Technical Reporting and documentation.

●Proficient in SAP

●Manufacturing Time Studies

●Yellow Belt / Green Belt Certified

●Lean Manufacturing

●PLC Management

●Capital Project planning

CAPEX estimation



●Decision making

●Process design & Development

●Equipment sizing

●Process modeling,

●Capital equipment selection


●Installation & Start up

●Kaizen Leader\Lean Manuf.

●Qualification & validation.


●Willing to travel

●Experience with ex-patriot positions - Lived in Dubai for 5 months.


●Available Upon Request

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