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Engineer Project Manager

Location:
Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2018

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ANDREW LAICH

Lansdale, PA 215-***-**** ac4sur@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

DEDICATED AND ENTHUSIASTIC PROFESSIONAL with broad Engineering and Management experience. Highly effective at developing and motivating teams to achieve short and long term corporate objectives. Has a history of success delivering engineered products for critical applications in the Aerospace, Semiconductor, and Oilfield industries. Strategic & Tactical Planning Change Management Lean Six Sigma Budget Planning Capacity Planning Employee Development ISO9001 / AS9100 Union Relations Capital Investment PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GREENE, TWEED & CO. KULPSVILLE, PA 2007 Present

Manufacturing Project Lead Sept. 2017 Present

Reporting directly to the COO, responsible for implementing a strategic plan to fully utilize and grow Greene Tweed’s global manufacturing operations for its Chemraz product lines. Focusing on development and execution of future state plans to increase capacity (machine and labor) and level load each manufacturing location. Objectives Include:

Optimize primary manufacturing locations for each product line to reduce standard cost. To date, completed and in process projects are valued at $700k annually in hard savings

Develop and implement continuity of operations plans (COOP) for each location

Provide recommendations to executive management for facility expansions, capital equipment additions, and headcount levels at each site to meet projected 3 5 year sales forecast

Currently managing a $2.4M expansion of existing manufacturing operations in Taiwan and Texas facilities Value Stream Manager Black & White Chemraz Product Lines 2015 Sept. 2017 Managed two manufacturing departments with a total of 12 direct reports and 142 union labor employees running 24/5 operations. Overall responsibility for daily order fulfillment of Greene, Tweed & Co.’s Black and White Chemraz product lines (~150M / year revenue).

Used Hoshin planning to develop and cascade departmental strategies aligned with corporate objectives

Improved on time delivery from 93% to 98%

Increased productivity from 58% to 85%, resulting in a 7% decrease in department hourly labor rate

Reduced customer returns by 15% year over year, achieving 99.91% quality level (0.09% defective)

Managed a $12M annual budget to within 3% of plan

Maintained ISO9001 and AS9100 certifications

Engineering Supervisor – Elastomer Process Engineering 2013 2015 Responsible for pilot production and scale up of new materials and processes. Managed a team of 8 Engineers, Chemists, and Technicians.

Secured $900k in capital funding to design and build a Class 100/1000 clean room pilot cell, improving the quality and time to market of the scale up process

Developed and implemented a priority based resource allocation model for all elastomer development projects

Facilitated training events with industry experts to broaden and deepen the team’s subject matter knowledge

Introduced Lean/Six Sigma to the team and championed the certification of 3 Green Belts and 1 Black Belt Page 2 of 2

Project Manager – Corporate Projects 2011 2013

Managed 10 person “Elastomer Reformulation” team. Responsible for modifying product formulations and manufacturing processes to mitigate disruptions (availability, quality, regulatory) in the raw materials supply chain.

Successfully reformulated 20+ product families to be REACH/RoHS compliant, protecting over $100M of annual revenue for Greene, Tweed’s Industrial, Aerospace and Oilfield business groups

Managed the insourcing of a key Chemraz product line ($20M annual revenue). Project included the design, build

& qualification of a $700k ASTM Class 100 clean room mixing cell, and international knowledge transfer

Proficient in Stage Gate management process and MS Project software Applications Engineer Semiconductor Business Group 2007 2011 Designed custom elastomer and plastic sealing solutions for industry leading OEMs (Applied Materials, Lam Research) and end users (Intel, Samsung, and others) in the global semiconductor market.

Served as primary design Engineer for Intel, designing new products and supporting issues in the field

Utilized Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) to predict and eliminate potential failure modes

Leveraged DFM (Design for Manufacturability) to ensure cost & design targets were met in volume production

Proficient in 3D modeling (SolidWorks) and Finite Element Analysis (Abaqus) STONHARD, INC. MAPLE SHADE, NJ 2006 2007

Product Engineer

Field Engineer responsible for completion of epoxy flooring installations (meeting schedule, budget and quality targets) ranging from 1000 to 50,000+ square feet in domestic and international locations. LEHIGH UNIVERSITY FORMULA SAE BETHLEHEM, PA 2002 2006 Four year team member in a collegiate design competition sanctioned by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Team lead for paint & body. Personally fabricated and painted custom fiberglass bodywork for each entry. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA DMAIC GREEN BELT CERTIFICATION, Greene, Tweed & Co. DFSS (DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA) GREEN BELT CERTIFICATION, Sigma Zone LEAN TRAINING FOR LEADERS, LeanCor, LLC

KEY CONCEPTS OF LEAN, Lean Enterprise Institute

FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ACUMEN, Advantexe Learning Solutions FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP, Advantexe Learning Solutions



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