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Engineer Chemical Engineering

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
March 14, 2018

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AKINBODE AYODEJI MAKINDE

Permanent Resident E-mail: ac4tbp@r.postjobfree.com

***** * ******** ***. *** 411 Houston, TX. 77099 (willing to relocate) Mobile Phone: 713-***-****

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Experienced Process Engineer with 5 years of experience in manufacturing industry(union environment), natural gas processing, refining, and natural gas liquids with cross functional roles in managing, safety, reliability solutions, improving product quality & process continuous improvement

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY SKILLS

Heat & material balance, P & ID developer, ChemCAD, HYSYS, PROMAX,AUTOCAD,UNISIM, Statistical analysis, OSI PI, Optimization, Microsoft Word, Excel, Lotus 123,strong communications skills, team player, multi-tasking, project management, White belt certified,5S, Kaizen, SAP, Minitab, SPC,MATLAB, iPRISM PSV, pipeflow, SOP, PSM

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Dec. 2015

Master of Science- Chemical & Natural Gas Engineering GPA: 3.91

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria Dec. 2010

Bachelor of Science-Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.72

WORK HISTORY

Anheuser-Busch, Houston Brewery, TX. USA Jan. 2017-Present

Operations Group Manager

Actively participate in the day-to-day operations, specifically daily tier process, EHS activities, MOC process change management, OEE analysis, and resolution of any gaps in performance

Track and monitor performance of process area and ensure the process is capable and can maintain its capabilities

Lead improvement projects and problem solving events to determine root causes for problems that occur and implement permanent long term solutions to resolve those problems

Monitor and improve manufacturing operations using Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology (design of experiments, statistical process control, lean management system, kaizens, DMAIC)

Utilized product and process understanding & optimization of the processes to improve overall product quality and productivity levels

Key Accomplishments:

Lead process improvement(to minimize line loss and process loss) and initiate change through use of VPO tools

Installed line modulation on all 5 can lines which save cost of energy usage by 70% and provide equipment reliability

Improved line start up using SOP and providing the right resources to prevent unforeseen events which cut down our start up time from 4hrs to 2.5hrs

National Society of Black Engineers, Virginia, USA June 2016- Aug.2016

Lead mentor- Intern

Motivated and teach kids what STEM fields is all about •Supported the overall implementation of the SEEK program

Key Accomplishments:

Achieved 98% positive feedback from the students and the parents

Solved complex design problems using my engineering skills & team building in winning gold medals for the students

ExxonMobil Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2013

Surveillance& Reliability (Chemical Process) Engineer– in care of NGL & LNG assets

Monitored and reported the NGL & LNG performance, yields & throughput using statistical analysis and PI • Provided rapid troubleshooting solutions and root cause analysis for production optimization and tracked PSM related action items to closure • Developed PFD, verified P&ID and process data sheets in support of project design and implementation • Provided technical expertise in sizing &designed of equipment like heat exchangers, reactors, pumps & vessels to operators • Scheduled, coordinated and participated in Process Hazards Analyses (HAZOP& LOPA) for PSM covered processes • Ensured Management of Change (MOC) and Pre-Startup Safety Review processes are followed, executed in a timely fashion and effectively •Provided technical input into implementation of operator training• Improved cycle time through debottlenecking and reliability improvements • Identified long-term improvement opportunities to improve asset profitability and optimize efficiency.

Key Accomplishments:

Executed small capital projects ($500,000 worth), in the area of design, preparation and installation, particularly related to safety and also commissioning it while reducing downtime and operating cost from 55% to 75%

Recommend changes, upgrades & equipment swaps increasing performance, and reducing operating costs by 75%

Increased equipment reliability by troubleshooting, lockout/tagout and labeling system which saved company time, reduced unscheduled downtime, increased plant efficiency and keep our personnel safe

Identified and solved equipment failures resulting in increased in production from 20% to 35% within 6 months

Mondelez International/Cadbury Plc Food & Beverages Industry, Lagos, Nigeria Apr.2009 – May 2010

Process/Manufacturing Engineer

Monitored production quality on a daily basis and demonstrated a zero tolerance for quality variations • Provided troubleshooting solutions for operations to resolve plant process problems• Involved in process modification through heat & material balance and increase production with scientific principles •Collaborated with R&D and quality depart for effective resolution of all quality issues in the plant • Serviced and maintained Compressors, Pumps and cooling systems

Key Accomplishments:

Identified new method to completely do plant CIP using ozonated water that saved us $250,000 yearly on chemical use

Identified and created a better solution to safety resulting in zero incidents in our plant in 1 year

Collaborated with R&D engineers on the renovation of our product using new and existing equipment resulting in increased profit of about $2million for the company in less than a year.

Equipment used: 3-phase decanters, ion exchange column, evaporator column, batch reactors, milling, pump, filtration filter press,

Rotary drum vacuum filters, solvent extraction mixers

RELEVANT TRAINING& CERTIFICATIONS

White Belt Certification June 2017

SDCA Certification May 2017

ProMax Training Level 1&2- ‘’Gas Processing and LNG ’’ Jan. 2015

Onshore-Offshore Health, Safety and Environment Level 3 (OSHA) May 2012

Onshore-Offshore Health, Safety and Environment Level 2 (OSHA) Feb. 2012

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in progress

EIT Certification in progress

RESEARCH PROJECTS (MSc & BSc: Texas A&M University & OAU)

Project design of offshore Liquefied Natural Gas (FPSO LNG) using simulation software-ASPEN HYSYS & PLUS

Gas treatment & processing design, Natural Gas Liquefaction, and Refinery-steam cracking design using HYSYS&PROMAX

Designed of a gas transmission compression station for pipeline flow of capacity 10MMSCFD

Oil Reservoir Performance (Inflow Performance Relationship (IPR) & Vertical Lift Performances (VLPs))

Natural gas processing design from gathering, Gas treating (CO2 & H2S removal), Glycol dehydration, Joule-Thompson refrigeration, Stabilization, Fractionation& Cryogenic expander plants using HYSYS

Optimized Production of Bioethanol from Side Products of Garri Processing using Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS

API Scholarship recipients Chemical & Natural Gas Engineering department April 2015

NSBE BCA Scholar Award Feb. 2015

NSBE Graduate Merit Scholar Award Feb. 2014

Graduate Merit Scholarship Award, Texas A&M University Kingsville Jan. 2014

Tuition assistance scholarship for best grad student Dec 2015

LEADERSHIP, VOLUNTEER AND TEAM WORK EXPERIENCE

Chair, College of engineering graduate student council 2015

Coordinator, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) TAMUK Chapter Tutoring Program 2014-2015

Chairperson, Project Committee, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), TAMUK Chapter 2014-2015

Historian, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 2014-2015

Vice President, Breast Without Spot Club 2012-2013

Provost, Breast Without Spot Club 2011-2012

Physics, Chemistry and Chemical engineering tutor( Volunteered) 2015



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