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Project Manager Engineer

United States
February 23, 2018

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Tinley Park, IL 60477


A results-oriented manufacturing engineer with over twenty years of Chemical/ food industry experience. Proven strength in product development and implementation of capital projects. Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills. A team builder effective in partnering with all levels of the organization. Conversant with OSHA and EPA requirements, conducted classroom training in food safety.


Ecolab Joliet. ILL 2017- Present

Project Manager

Project manager/ Engineer for Capital expenditures projects to install of dry disconnects on the open end I the Joliet plant

Wrigley/Northwest Flavors 2016-2017 Manufacturer of Flavors for Gum use.

Sr. Project Manager

Sr. Project manager / Engineer for Capital expenditures projects

Construction manager over seeing contractors and safety standards

Global food safety, GMP and ISO9000 standards

W R Grace, East Chicago, IN 2006- 2016

Manufacturer of Sodium Silicate /Ludox for Chemical Industrial

Mechanical Supervisor/Process Engineer

Ensured optimum operations of all plant production equipment. Managed staff of seven maintenance mechanics and two I/E mechanics in a 24/7 plant operation.

Developed and implemented new plant air compressor system to reduce potential risk of low air alarms

Upgraded and maintained processing equipment including boiler room and reactor system.

Coordinated plant safety program including forklift training, “Right to Know” Material Safety Data Sheets, confined space and lock-out tag-out programs in compliance with OSHA regulations.


Manufacturer of monodiglyceride for Barker and Plastic Industrial, a division of CSM

Process Engineer

Ensured optimum operation of all plant production equipment. Managed staff of six maintenance mechanics.

Updated manufacturing process lines with a production increase to 60 million pounds of product in 2005 from 25 million pounds per year in 1992.

Increased Kosher 50 pound cube production in from 2000 lb/hr to 6000 lb/hr.

Reduced product cooking time from 3 hours to 2 hours and processing from 2 to 1 hours.

Increased flake production from 3000 lb/hr to 6000 lb/hr.

Developed and implemented new plant cooling system to reduce potential risk of ammonia spills.

Upgraded and maintained processing equipment including boiler room and hot oil cooking system; replaced ejector system with a vacuum pump system.

Managed plant environmental issues including EPA air monitoring and hazardous waste reporting and Greater Chicago Metropolitan Sewer water testing and reporting.

Wrote process line procedures in compliance with ISO 9001 standards.

JOHNSON PUMP//MAYFAIR MOLDED PRODUCT, Schiller Park, Illinois 1988 - 1992

Manufacturer of pumps for industrial and marine use.

Project Engineer

Responsible for all project stages in development and production start-up of centrifugal rotary pumps and custom-injected molding plastics component for automotive and marine industry.

Performed testing with such instruments as MTS Equipment and Pressure Transducers.

Utilized Statistical Process Control (SPC) to establish a “process window” for optimum production efficiency/Quality Control.

Managed projects for key clients including Ford, GM, and Saturn and marine industry.


FILTERTEK, INC., Hebron, IL 1986 - 1988

Manufacturer of custom filtration products and fluid control devices for automotive, healthcare, and consumer products applications.

Project Engineer

Completed numerous projects focusing on design and testing of thermoplastic and filter media for automotive and industrial transmissions.


BS, Mechanical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 1986


Fluid Power and Hydraulic Components

Fluid Power Maintenance

Fluid Power Physics and Measurements

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Pumps and Seals Maintenance

Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 1986-1988

Accounting and Marketing courses, St. Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois

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