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Engineer Maintenance

Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
March 02, 2018

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Tony Nsola

*** **** *** ******, *** Floor, Erie, Pennsylvania, 16507

814-***-**** -

Permanent Work Authorization. No Visa Sponsorship Required.


Highly skilled mechanical and manufacturing engineer with experience improving quality, profitability and processes within manufacturing industry.

Demonstrated ability to design for manufacturability and implement quality standards.

Strong understanding of process improvement and project management, erection and commissioning. planning and scheduling maintenance work by using CMMS softwares and analysing data by using six sigma methodology.

11 years of experience in heavy machinery industry

Proven background in mechanical and manufacturing from raw materials to the finish good product.

Strong knowledge of engineering project management and contractor management

Extensive experience with computer aided design (CAD) software like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and SolidEdge.

Excellent computer maintenance management systems CMMS software’s skills.

Basic knowledge of PLC (Allen Bradley)

Key Skills:

Computer Aided Design: 3D modeling, AutoCAD / Solid Edge / Solid works

Engineering project budget management

A strong track record in delivering projects on time and within budget

Good knowledge of reliability engineering

Planning and scheduling weekly, monthly and yearly shutdown work

Good knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance

Onkey 4 Pragma, MVP Plant, SAP CMMS, AMMS software

Data analyses and root cause failure analysis and failure reporting analysis

Manage maintenance work orders

Good relationship with external and internal partner and authorities

Strong knowledge in requisition parts

Ability to learn new tasks in short period of time

Good skill in international client relationship

Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, outlook)

Fluent in English, French, Lingala and Swahili


Welch’s, North East, PA USA 10/2017 to Present

Welch’s is owned by the 900 farmer families that grow grapes, is an industry leader in high speed food & beverage since 1952, we produce high quality and 100% grape juice.

Maintenance and Project Planner

Responsible for planning maintenance of production and processing equipment, refrigeration, boiler room, waste plant, building maintenance, and seasonal equipment in a 24/7 manufacturing environment.

Maintains consistent communication with maintenance, production and processing supervision to obtain maximum machine uptime.

Participates as a Core member of a Packaging Operations Business Unit, responsible for solving problems and driving results in that Unit and in identified support areas.

Provides input to the training program for all mechanics.

Provide on-going maintenance activity plans that ensure the reliability of plant infrastructure, including but not limited to: Preventative maintenance programs. Predictive maintenance programs. Safety and regulatory needs

Approx. 25% of responsibilities include completing Capital Projects as assigned

Approx. 25% of responsibilities include recommending and completing Continuous improvement projects oriented toward maximizing equipment uptime.

Recommends and initiates changes to improve equipment operating performance, performs job estimates, work scheduling, and budget control.

Backup Shift Supervision. Off-shift emergency support

Participates in all regular meetings as scheduled

Other duties as assigned

East Balt Bakeries, Chicago, IL USA 10/2016- 10/2017

East Balt Bakeries is an industry leader in high-speed baking since 1955 and committed to supplying only the highest quality sandwich buns and rolls to the Foodservice industry.

Assistant Chief Engineer

Responsible for all aspects of the Maintenance department including installation, repairs and corrections to machinery to insure the proper running of bakery equipment.

Also, responsible for appropriate documentation as well as adhering to all Federal, State, and Local Health Codes and Laws

Kerry Ingredients & Flavors, Melrose Park, IL USA 02/2016- 10/2016

Kerry develops, manufactures and delivers the largest and most innovative portfolio of Taste and Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients and Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.

Maintenance Planning Engineer

Improve predictive and preventive maintenance system by writing PM and applying condition-based monitoring also performing root cause failure analysis.

Improve work force productivity and work quality by eliminating in advance potential delays and obstacles through proper planning and coordination of parts, machine time and manpower.

Planning and scheduling of all maintenance work performed in the area to which he/she is assigned.

Maintains liaison and coordination between the production and maintenance organizations

Maintains appropriate records and files to permit meaningful analysis and reporting of results or work done.

RandGold Resources Kibali Gold Mine, Doko, DR Congo 06/2013-11/2015

Kibali Gold Mine is a joint venture of RandGold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti; it is one of the biggest gold mines in Africa with 20,000 Tons of treated minerals per day.

Senior Maintenance Planning Engineer

Ensure accuracy for all operational requirements for projects and achieve all investment objectives

Recommend appropriate improvements and ensure optimal quality of all project schedules and evaluate reports

Prepare various strategies for all planning activities for the plant

Performing root cause failure analysis, MTBF Mean Time Between Failure and MTBR Mean Time Between Repair

Planning and scheduling unplanned and planned work by coordinating with different department like process department for equipment availability and supply chain department for spares availability

Perform regular analysis of all schedule trends and work order backlog

Introducing excel spread sheet for equipment historic data for all plant equipment

Training of the subordinates (6) of planning department to improve the planning department performance

Kenfreight Group of Companies, Mombasa, Kenya 10/2012-06/2013

Kenfreight East Africa Limited (Kampala, Uganda Branch) is freight forwarding warehousing, distribution, customs brokerage, international transportation and logistics services industry with head office in Mombasa Kenya east Africa.

Assistant Workshop Manager

Reducing maintenance cost by 7 %, by carrying out maintenance and repair of equipment, machines as per schedule or plan (PVM) preventive maintenance

Improvement record keeping from 55 % to 70 % by introducing excel data sheet and log book to the workshop supervisor on each work done

Improve on fuel consumption by introducing speedometer on all trucks and hour meter on forklift also keeping all record on logbook by 15 %

Improve on communication between workshop manager and workshop supervisor by undertaking comprehensive planning for workshop operation, meeting, open discussion

Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited, Lugazi, Uganda 05/2007-10/2012

Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited, is one of the first sugar industry in East Africa,

Superintendent Project & Planning

Build up a complete distillation plant with 40 KLPD (Kilo liter per day) production capacity by using project planning and management skills and software like MS project and AutoCAD

Reducing engineering consultancy cost by 40% concerning drawing design by using engineering CAD software like AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Autodesk Inventor

Improve plant capacity form 110 TCH to 150 TCH (Tons of cane crushed per day) by redesigning and modifying the existing equipment and plant layout

Maintaining constant crushing of 110 TCH (Tons of cane crushed per day) during operation by using autonomous maintenance and good supervision

Promoted from Shift mechanical engineer to project & planning engineer after 8 months for consistently achieving monthly crushing targets and designing by using AutoCAD software

Promoted from project & planning engineer to superintendent project & planning after one and half year for consistently achieving monthly department goals

Project & Planning Engineer

Planning and implementation of project activities schedules and budgets

Organizing and selecting the project team

Interfacing with the client, the organization and all interested parties

Negotiating with suppliers and contractors

Monitoring and controlling the project status

Identifying issues and problem areas

Finding the solution to the problems

CITIZENSHIP: US Permanent Resident


Green Belt Lean Six Sigma - 7/2016 to 12/2016 Villanova University

Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda 9/2002-2/2007

GPA: 3.36 Second class Honor

Ranked first national polytechnic university in Uganda and one of the best in East Africa.

COMPUTER SKILLS: MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook PowerPoint & others


Introduction to industrial ammonia refrigeration operation Wagner Meinert North East, PA

Electrical safe work practices and compliance with NFPA 70E 70E solutions Renfrew, PA

Arc Flash training (Electrical Safety) T/C Risk Management Services, LLC, Chicago, IL

Good Manufacturing Process (GMPs) East Balt Bakeries, Chicago, IL

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling, Norman & Associates LLC, Beloit, WI

On key 4, Pragma South Africa, Cap Town, South Africa

Change Management, HR & Management Agency Limited, Kampala, Uganda

Internal Auditor QMS 9001-2008 & EMS 14001-2004, UMDA Uganda Ltd, Kampala, Uganda

Times & Stress Management, HR & Management Agency Limited, Kampala, Uganda

Document control system, Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited, Lugazi, Uganda

Competencies performance management, HR & Management Agency Ltd, Kampala, Uganda

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