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Engineer Process

Brandon, Mississippi, United States
August 31, 2018

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Clark Croft

Brandon, MS ***** Email: Phone: 769-***-****

Summary of Qualifications

Proven skills in troubleshooting/problem solving, data analysis, testing, and statistical process control.

Successfully optimized various processes and procedures using Lean methodology.

Work Experience

Seraphim Solar USA Manufacturing, Jackson MS 7/2017 to Present

Process Engineer

Administrator for MicroMain maintenance system

Directed activities for Process Technicians

Process improvement related to updating documentation and data collection for relevant operations in the manufacture of solar panels.

Pittsburgh Glass Works Elkin, NC 05/2016 to 01/2017

Process Engineer

Modified vinyl handling process and clean room protocols, resulting in a 50% reduction in contamination, $184,000 annually.

Implemented process monitoring system, reaction plan, detection process, and PM schedule for vacuum de-air system that eliminated 10+ hours of weekly downtime, reduced vacuum related defects by over 75%, and eliminated field failures.

Developed audio/visual notification system to prevent production line interrupts.

Completed Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt training seminar.

Performed and recorded safety audits, safety documentation for assigned equipment.

Guardian Industries, Inc. Galax, VA 01/2012 to 05/2016

Process Engineer

Utilized Lean Methodology, Kaizen events, Cause Mapping to improve the process, increase yield, and reduce waste.

Redesigned production equipment to match product variance to achieve 2% more yield, saving $50k per year.

Performed DoE to determine second source consumable processing material, and its best use, resulting in an annual savings exceeding $200k.

Authored numerous standardized documents for data collection, work instruction, and process improvements, assuring ISO compliance for controlled documents.

Led new product development project, producing in excess of $1 million annually. Optimized process and yield, resulting in over $500k per year.

Capital expense project - proved through cost analysis, the value of a large capital expense, and timetable of return on capital.

Data collection and process improvement for wet coating processes, including mirror (Ag, Cu, Sn, Pd), paint, anti-reflective coating.

Performed random safety audits to ensure OSHA compliance.

Northrop Grumman Corporation Elkridge, MD 06/2009 to 07/2011

Engineer II, Field Service Engineer

Provided customer service and technical support for USPS FSS, including low voltage power distribution, logic driven components, PLC and servo motors, proximity sensors and photoeyes.

Maintained and operated FSS sorting equipment, achieving 91% up time and 95%

acceptance rate.

Trained customer technicians and supervisors to maintain the FSS and maximize throughput, respectively.

USPS security clearance.

Micron Technology INC. Boise ID 01/2006 to 12/2008

Process Engineer

Led continuous improvement projects resulting in an annual savings in excess of $200K, improving equipment availability by up to 50%.

Performed safety audits, LOTO training, per OSHA standards.

Authored ECNs to maintain procedural and process documentation in compliance with ISO9001 standards.

Maintained AMAT Centura, Producer, Novellus Sequel, Altus, Speed.

Trained engineers and technicians in metrology equipment programming and defect

Analysis to maintain high production flow across multiple shifts.

Lucent Technologies/Agere Systems, Orlando, FL 03/1996 to 09/2005

Process Analyst

Developed Best Known Method of downed equipment recovery, shortening prove-in

From 7 to 2 hours.

Developed recovery process that reduced scrap by ~4%.

Safety Inspector (OSHA Training Seminar)-maintained VPP star status, reduced recordable injuries in the area to zero.

Created production recipe to reprocess out of spec product and recover from interrupted batch processing.

Maintained processes using SPC, Bell Labs Rules.

Maintained AMAT 5000, Centura Producer, Novellus Sequel Altus.

Lykes Pasco, INC. Dade City, FL 06/1992 to 09/1992

Engineer Intern


Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering 1995

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