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Engineering Engineer

Location:
Middletown, Ohio, United States
Posted:
May 20, 2018

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JOHN M. ALLEN

P.O Box **** PH. 513-***-****

WEST CHESTER, OH. 45069 ac5i48@r.postjobfree.com

Eng. /Maintenance Management/Project Management/ Reliability Engineer

IST Automation LLC. Liberty Township, OH. (Contract Work). 5/15-Present.

Consulting Reliability and Engineering Manager/ Senior Service/Commissioning Engineer.

Responsibilities included: Electrical and mechanical project engineering and consulting on electrical and mechanical design and retrofitting machine framing, calendar, dryers, press section and head box retrofit design, bearing and roll upgrades and RCFA and RCM. Including project specifications, vendor selection, project installation and completion also including control system upgrades for PLC/HMI structured programming and DCS programming along with other auxiliary systems such as high speed conveying systems, banding, packing, sorting, marking and sorting refrigeration compressors, inverters can lines, conveyors, bar coding, ovens, batch kitchens, slicers and cutters and palletizing system, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, compressors, boilers etc. along with the service needs of customers. Complete engineering R&D and oversight of design, service, and capital upgrades, process control systems upgrades, rebuilds sales, vendor and contractor coordination, and project management. Building and maintaining strong customer relationships. Food processing (John Morrell, Pierre foods, Oscar Myer Crisco, and Iams), Pharmaceutical (Pfizer) and non food processing with (Johnson and Johnson, Proctor and Gamble (Tide), and Jim Beam).

PaperWorks LLC. Wabash, IN. 9/14-5/15.

Maintenance, Engineering, and Utilities Manager (MEU) (Plant Closing).

Responsible for capital project management and process control, mechanical engineering and electrical control and utility management. Troubleshooting and the maintenance of all mill process control and field instrumentation systems, auxiliary systems such as high speed conveying systems, banding, packing, sorting, high speed cutting, pasting, labeling, pasting and palletizing systems along multiple auxiliary systems . Responsible for developing and implementing preventive and predictive maintenance process for the mill process control and field instrumentation systems, . Develops and leads process control improvements, energy savings projects, stock prep, coating, starch, pulp, refiners, primary and secondary systems wait treatment, save all systems head boxes etc. manage consulting engineering companies, vendors, and contractors on assisted projects. Training in systems calibration, vibration analysis, IR analysis, and all areas of process control and instrumentation. RCM, RCFA, Six sigma, 5s, implementation of in house training and cost savings reducing dependence on outside services. Write design specifications, define the scope for projects, maintaining and improving maintenance and reliability systems, aiming to improving business metrics such as product quality, cost labor efficiency, machine downtime, product waist, equipment and personnel productivities, PLC/HMI and structured programming and DCS programming, and storing operations by prioritizing manufacturing necessities.

Analyzes projected product utilization and calculates cumulative effect on final system reliability of individual part reliabilities.

Created cause and alone process control systems. Effect analysis sheets or formulates mathematical models, using computer-aided engineering equipment, to identify units posing excessive failure risks and support proposed changes in design.

Responsible to enter data to simulate electrical inputs, transient conditions, temperature, stress, and other factors to develop computer models, and analysis and adjusts designs to predict and improve system reliability. Then advise and give reliability findings and recommendations.

Knowledge of: oil analysis, vibration analysis, laser alignment, IR analysis, RCM, API & ASME codes, RCFA- Root Cause Failure Analysis.

Safety, planning, daily work orders, OEM and contractor work, addressing machine and production issues, coordinating ongoing work for both planned and unplanned down time to optimize the time. Currently directing and supporting a nine man maintenance crew, in troubleshooting and root cause analysis, training, and leadership, enabling them to succeed and reducing down time.

Have also developed and implemented cost reduction strategies, along with initiating and implementing continuous improvement projects such as a newly upgraded power distribution, transformer, switch gear, buss work, power factor and surge suppression. Upgrading compressors and dryers, boiler HPR and DA systems. Installation and maintaining 10M + in corrugating, conveyor, shipping, and auxiliary equipment, along with an expanded manufacturing facility.

Responsible for Project Management between OEMs contractors and maintenance, troubleshooting interface and equipment issues, design issues, warrantee, training, continuous improvement and reliability, six sigma/lean applications.

INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS TECH. WEST CHESTER, OH. 2/14-9/14.

Consulting, Senior Service/Commissioning Engineer and Owner of the Company

Responsibilities included: Consulting and Control system upgrades for PLC/HMI structured programming and DCS programming along with other auxiliary systems and service needs of customers. Complete engineering R&D and oversight of design, service, and capital upgrades, process control systems upgrades, rebuilds sales, vendor and contractor coordination, and project management. Building and maintaining strong customer relationships. Securing a provisional

Patent for my control system. Still currently involved as a consultant with projects in addition to my responsibilities at PaperWorks.

COMBINED CONTAINERBOARD. CINCINNATI, OH. 12/12-2/14.

Reliability Engineering / Project Manager / Maintenance Leader

Responsible for project implementation, capital job order request, write design specifications, define the scope for projects, maintaining and improving maintenance and reliability systems, aiming to improving business metrics such as product quality, cost labor efficiency, machine downtime, product process control systems, PLC/HMI structured programming and DCS programming, waist, equipment and personnel productivity auxiliary systems such as high speed conveying systems, banding, packing, sorting, high speed cutting, pasting, labeling, pasting and palletizing systems along multiple auxiliary systems .

Ensure operation of equipment by implementing preventive and predictive maintenance and preventive/corrective actions as needed and assuring maximum efficiency on setups and line changes.

Supports manufacturing operations by prioritizing manufacturing necessities.

Analyzes projected product utilization and calculates cumulative effect on final system reliability of individual part reliabilities.

Created cause and effect analysis sheets or formulates mathematical models, using computer-aided engineering equipment, to identify units posing excessive failure risks and support proposed changes in design.

Responsible to enter data to simulate electrical inputs, transient conditions, temperature, stress, and other factors to develop computer models, and analysis and adjusts designs to predict and improve system reliability. Then advise and give reliability findings and recommendations.

Knowledge of: oil analysis, vibration analysis, laser alignment, API & ASME codes, RCFA- Root Cause Failure Analysis.

Safety, planning, daily work orders, OEM and contractor work, addressing machine and production issues, coordinating ongoing work for both planned and unplanned down time to optimize the time. Currently directing and supporting a nine man maintenance crew, in troubleshooting and root cause analysis, training, and leadership, enabling them to succeed and reducing down time.

Have also developed and implemented cost reduction strategies, along with initiating and implementing continuous improvement projects such as a newly upgraded power distribution, transformer, switch gear, buss work, power factor and surge suppression. Upgrading compressors and dryers, boiler HPR and DA systems. Installation and maintaining 10M + in corrugating, conveyor, shipping, and auxiliary equipment, along with an expanded manufacturing facility.

Responsible for Project Management between OEMs contractors and maintenance, troubleshooting interface and equipment issues, design issues, warrantee, training, continuous improvement and reliability, six sigma/lean applications.

SMART PAPERS LLC. HAMILTON, OH. (Plant Closed). 11/01/2010-12/14/12

Manager Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Maintenance

Responsibilities included:#9 PM, converting, sheeting, cast coating, stock prep, and process control. Engineering and design of all mechanical projects in the mill, managing all mechanical maintenance work both daily and on shut downs, rotational 1st line supervision. Managing a team of 25+ mechanics and contractors, while assisting them in troubleshooting problems, and training utilizing work orders and MP2. Implemented fundamental changes in the process of improvements and repairs using lean manufacturing. Team building, engineering and implementing improvements while coordinating with other engineers, production and crafts. Improved operational reliability and reducing down time.

INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS TECH. WEST CHESTER, OH. 02/10/1999-11/01/2010

Senior Service/Commissioning Engineer and Owner of the Company

Responsibilities included: Consulting and Control system upgrades for PLC/HMI structured programming and DCS programming systems and other auxiliary systems and service needs of customers. Complete engineering R&D and oversight of design, service, and capital upgrades on process control systems, rebuilds, sales, vendor and contractor coordination, and project management. Building and maintaining strong customer relationships. Securing a provisional patent for my control system.

VOITH SULZER PAPER TECHNOLOGY, MIDDLETOWN, OH. (Plant Closed) 11/1985-02/1999

Controls Design Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, Service Engineer,

Trained per German Engineering apprenticeship program which trains engineers to handle all phases of projects from the design and procurement of all equipment, assembly and testing, commissioning and service. Taking care of all customer issues on my projects from startup on. Primary responsibilities included: Electrical Engineering., Control Engineering., PLC/HMI structured programming and DCS programming, Hydraulic and Instrumentation Process Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Provided engineering and technical support for customer’s nationwide supervising and training 10 technicians in addition to training customer maintenance personnel, while coordinating outages and PM continual improvements programs to cost reduction maintenance down time. Some of the areas of support and improvement were; process control, electro/mechanical troubleshooting strategy and system analysis, resulting in accelerated problem solving and the implementation of solutions.

*Machine Design –Designed and installed numerous electrical, power, pump and motor control systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and PLC/DCS structured programming and controls systems for paper machines integrated them into existing applications and networks platforms.

*Engineering Procurement-Procured items including hydraulic systems lube systems, hydrostatic rolls, MCC equipment, PLC equipment, instrumentation, machined and fabricated parts and components.

*Programming-Integrated and installed numerous PLC structured programming and DCS systems including; GE series 6-90/70, Allen Bradley, PLC5-Control Logix, SLC 500, 5000, Siemens, S-5-S-7, DCS, interface with Bailey, Rosemount, Honeywell systems.

*Field Service Manager-Supervised field service group of engineers, technicians, erectors, for 5 years while addressing customer concerns and outage needs, also coordinating with service groups in Europe as additional man power when needed.

Finishing Group Project Manager/Engineer and Service Manager -Provided engineering and design support for capital projects and after-market rebuilds for customers. Coordinating engineering groups in the US and Europe along with 75+ union employees in the manufacturing and assembly plant, managing the project through shipment and installation. Coordinated and participated with the installation teams to help troubleshoot problems and resolve customer concerns while managing service and commissioning engineers. Additional task included inside sales, project planning and proposals, and implementation for a variety of large capital projects.

*Specified, selected and managed the installation of a multiple projects up to a 20M dollar complete paper machine installation.

*Project manager of aftermarket sales North America; where I analyzed and retrofitted existing manufacturing equipment to operate in other applications for other customers needs, resulting in improved production and increase productivity. Providing machine retrofits at 50%-60% of the new machine cost.

EDUCATION:

B.S Manufacturing Engineering- ITT Institute of Technology, Indianapolis, IN., 1984-1985

A.S, Electrical/Electronic Engineering- ITT Institute of Technology, Evansville, IN. 1982-1984

Process control system engineering and maintenance, Fisher, Rosemont, Pi, 7i, Auto Cad, Microsoft, Excel, Access, MS project. *PLC structured Programming, GE, AB, and Siemens, *DCS Programming, Honeywell, Bailey, Delta V., *Failure Analysis: FMEA, Why/Why Analysis, Cause Mapping, Failure forensics., Reliability Measures: MTBF, MTTR.

Masters Certification PMP-Villanova University - In Progress

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification - In Progress



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