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Project Engineer

McHenry, IL
March 14, 2018

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The Illinois Institute of Art - Illinois State University -

Assoc. Degree in Computer Animation. BAS in Industrial Technology: Graphic Communications. Professional Experience:

Sonoco (formerly SCA & Tegrant) - Project Engineer - May 2005 – Present Lead and manage frequent multi-million dollar RFQs for all Sonoco Protective Solutions divisions Specifically manage all RFQs that require multi product and multi facility product launches Create and communicate project scope and definitions to all participating departments and facility Negotiate raw material pricing with applicable vendors Review technical product specifications to determine best manufacturing practices Conduct review to provide accurate tooling specifications Manage project execution and measure performance to minimize all variations of risk Analyze all technical information to ensure all vital information is present Weigh and analyze all information required for critical workflow progress paths Manage all technical BoM, routing and ERP information and rollouts Provide deep dive analysis for Fixed/Variable/Material/Labor costs Provide in depth financial analysis, review contribution costs and margins Present all critical and financial information to all applicable teams Collaborate with other divisions to finalize part production and assembly specifications Provide margin reviews on new product immediately prior to launch Coach fellow team members on best practices as well as cross train differences between divisions Collaborate on goals setting for increased group performance and communication Program manage multiple “cost validation” per year to help ensure estimating standards remain accurate Consult on definition of, creation and implementation of process improvement programs Travel to site MFG locations to review standard vs actual cost to recommend process improvements Act as liaison between MFG, Procurement, Customer Service and Sales groups Provide all necessary critical financial information for Cap-Ex reviews Helped in creating policy/procedures for all information released to MFG or Tooling departments Woodstone, Inc. - Designer May 2004 - January 2005 Production of Construction Drawings from rough floor plan. Client interaction during development of the Client's "Custom Home." W.W. Grainger, Inc. - Graphic Designer - April 2001 - January 2004 Produced four "Big Book" 4,000 page annual catalog. Produced several country specific versions of Grainger's annual catalog. Worked in database software on demand to reduce work flow bottle necks and increase group efficiency. Namco Cybertainment, Inc. - Project Manager - October 1999 - January 2001 Designed custom themed environments for high profile clients such as the Kahalari Resort Managed all construction builds from leasing approval to grand opening. Coordinated over 25 construction builds, remodels or relocations. Created various promotional videotapes for V.P. of Leasing. Helped to create several alternate store designs for proposed construction. Created conceptual visualization materials for V.P. of the Revenue Sharing dept. Robert Lupori


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