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Manager Maintenance

United States
June 25, 2018

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**** ******* ******** *******, ** 30035 (614) 314 – 0038


Twenty years of maintenance leadership experience and vendor management in pharmaceutical, nutritional, and the food industry.


Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering, Alabama A& M University, Huntsville, AL


Maintenance Management Certification – Clemson University, Clemson, SC 2005

Low Acid Food Certification – Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2003


Ammonia refrigeration* PLC (GE, Allen-Bradley, and Siemens) * AC/ DC Drives * Seiko Robots * Power Distribution Design * Lean Manufacturing Principals * Vision Systems * High Speed Liquid Filling Equipment * Artificial Intelligence * Vertical form fill packaging system * HVAC * CMMS * OSHA * FDA * ISO * EPA * Outlook, MS Project, MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


Left professional career temporarily to care for ailing father.

CSM - Tucker, GA (Cake Plant) 6/2016 – 11/2016

Maintenance Manager: appropriation preparation to field start up and supervising contractors, 2 Supervisors and 20 Maintenance Technicians.

Major Accomplishments:

Installed two production lines from Houston, TX to Atlanta, GA. Increase production by 33%

Managed plant utilities and installed two Air IR Compressor into the cake plant

Increased plant equipment uptime from 66% to 91% by rescheduling PM’s and work orders.

HEINZ - Jacksonville, FL (Portion Pack) 3/2015 – 2/2016

Engineering and Maintenance Manager: Managed plant engineering and Capital Projects from appropriation preparation to field start up and supervising contractor, 1 Supervisor and 28 Maintenance Technicians.

Major Accomplishments:

Developed and implemented cost saving ideas, Continues Improvement

Managed 1.8MM equipment installation project, running product within 2 month

Managed predictive/ preventive computerized maintenance manager system

KROGER - Columbus, OH (Bakery Products) 10/2011- 2/2015

Maintenance Manager: Managed capital projects ($350K to $4MM), day to day plant facilities and equipment maintenance with 6 Supervisors and 62 non-direct maintenance technicians.

Major Accomplishments:

Managed and maintain Computerized Preventative/ Predictive Maintenance Program

Implemented TPM strategies for Kroger maintenance and equipment operators

Developed and managed annual capital and operating budgets; track and report performance

Improved equipment uptime from 83% to 95% presently

H.E.B. - San Antonio, TX (Bakery Products) 3/ 2010 - 10/2011

Maintenance Manager: Managed multi-million dollar budget, plant inventory, process safety and Preventative/Predictive Maintenance program.

Major Accomplishment:

Evaluated and maintained Computerized Preventative Maintenance Program

Increased PM completion rate from 41% to 88% in 6 months

Implemented TPM tools and techniques

LUXOTTICA - Columbus, OH (Optical Manufacturing) 5/ 2007 - 3/ 2010

Maintenance Manager: Managed the department budget ($2MM), developed and coordinated preventative and predictive maintenance programs, facilitator of continuous process improvement - i.e. Kaizens, Lean Manufacturing

Major Accomplishments:

Managed and coordinated $18MM Columbus facility startup

Developed, evaluated and maintained Computerized Preventative Maintenance Program

Developed a multi-year strategy for improving the skills and ability of the maintenance team

DOLE FRESH VEGETABLE - Springfield, OH (Food Industry) 10/ 2005 - 2/ 2007

Maintenance Manager: Responsible for plant maintenance systems and management of maintenance staff, 3 Exempt and 18 Non-exempt employees, managed a multi-million-dollar budget and inventory

Major Accomplishments:

Coached and developed organization to execute tasks at a “World Class Level” of performance

Attained 2.5% equipment mechanical downtime

Maintained existing Process Safety Management Program through EPA audits

ROSS PRODUCTS DIVISION - ABBOTT LABS Columbus, Oh (Nutritional) 7/ 2002 - 6/ 2005

Maintenance Manager: Managed preventative maintenance programs and maintenance resources for liquid filled processes (Similac, Ensure and Glucerna) for Aseptic liquid filling equipment

Major Accomplishments:

Lead maintenance department to World Class Certification

Performed product/ process Failure Mode Effect Analysis and implement corrective action

Identified and implemented automatic lubrication system for rotary sterilizers

Off Shift Operations Manager; Responsible for plant-wide leadership, coordination, guidance and influence to all off shift personnel (2002-2004)

JOHNSON & JOHNSON, VISTAKON - Jacksonville, Fl (Medical Devices) 7/ 1994 - 2/ 2002

Senior Project Engineer: Responsible for process improvement and equipment reliability. Supervised 40 hourly employees, eight Process Technicians and five Engineering Technicians for more than five years while performing Maintenance and Engineering duties (1994-1999)

Major Accomplishments:

Identified and executed Six Sigma - Green Belt projects to support both quality and production

Lead product line technology transition, which yield a cost saving of $ 9.1 million annually

Implemented changes to process cycle time, resulting a 19% increase in production

GENERAL ELECTRIC - Franklin, TN (Compressor Operations) 10/ 1989 – 6/ 1994

Electrical/ Programmer Engineer: Responsible for process control and data collection.

Major Accomplishments:

Managed $3.2 million line automation project

Identified and installed vision systems, increased productivity 25%

Implemented and installed Artificial Intelligence systems

WESTINGHOUSE - Duncan, SC (Passenger Transit Air Brakes) 6/ 1984 - 9/ 1989

Electrical / Electronics Engineer: Responsible for product development.

Major Accomplishments:

Designed analog and digital circuits used in braking systems

Developed test programs for new and existing equipment

Patent for Solid State High Power Switch

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