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Engineer Manager

Location:
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
October 19, 2018

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Brian T. Swinehart

Mobile 336-***-**** BSME MSME MBA PMP CSSBB 607 Blenheim Court

ac7fl4@r.postjobfree.com Oak Ridge, North Carolina 27310

Professional Experience

AMERICAN ZINC RECYCLING CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, PA 2015 - PRES

Steel Industry, Zinc Producer and Recycler – Six North America manufacturing locations

Corporate Senior Project Engineer, February 2015 – Present

Manage large scale capital projects throughout the various manufacturing facilities from inception through start-up and commissioning utilizing the front end loading (FEL) process to ensure they are safe, compliant to regulations, designed for reliability, and provide a return on investment. Currently assigned to the Mooresboro, NC location.

AMETEK, SPECIALTY POWDERS AND ALLOYS, Eighty Four, PA 2011 - 2015

Steel Industry, Specialty Metal Powders and Alloys – 115,000 square foot facility with over 125 non-union personnel

Engineering and Maintenance Manager Senior Manufacturing Engineer, March 2011 – January 2015

Oversee maintenance through one direct and eleven indirect reports while providing “hands-on” leadership, guidance and training to develop plant wide systems and resources. In addition, perform traditional engineering functions which require a wide range of technical knowledge concentrating in improvements to process equipment reliability, product development, automation, plant maintenance, capital projects, lean manufacturing initiatives, safety, quality, and environmental compliance as well as maintain a comprehensive plant Operational Excellence strategy.

TENARIS, MAVERICK TUBE CORPORATION, Blytheville, AR 2008 - 2011

Steel Industry, ERW Pipe OCTG – 1,000,000 square foot facilities combined with over 1,000 non-union personnel

Engineering Project Manager, April 2008 – Feb 2011

Manage small as well as large multi-million dollar engineering activities within the facility throughout the project life cycle. Lead a diverse group of technical personnel in all phases of a project from the identification of the business case, initial planning, scope, benefits and cost estimates, through development of an appropriation, management of the project construction and finally the start-up all within the target time and cost.

ONEAL STEEL, INC, Greensboro, NC 2005 - 2008

Steel Industry, Service Center - 330,000 square foot facilities combined with 210 non-union personnel

Operations Manager, December 2005 – January 2008

Manage 180 personnel at two separate locations through five direct and sixteen indirect reports to include production, scheduling, maintenance, and shipping in a fully encompassed ISO 9000 steel service center with P&L responsibility. Oversaw the following processes: oxy-fuel/plasma burning, lasers, saws, forming, vmc machining, plate blasting, coil slit/sheet/blank and welding.

JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC, Kernersville, NC 2002 - 2005

Automotive Industry - 415,000 square foot facility with 320 union personnel

Senior Resident Engineer, Six Sigma for Continuous Improvement, August 2002 – December 2005

Design, plan, and implement continuous improvement projects for improving cost impact in a lead-acid battery facility through the use of leadership, lean principles, Six Sigma, DFSS, DMAIC, 5S, TPM, and other engineering tools.

YAMAHA MOTOR MANUFACTURING CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Newnan, GA 1998 - 2002

Recreational Industry - 750,000 square foot facilities combined with 1,000 non-union personnel

Senior Project Manager, March 2000 – June 2002

Directed construction through production of a 226,000 square foot, $35 million golf car “Greenfield” manufacturing facility and constructed a 160,000 square foot, $9 million distribution center. Reported to the Executive Leadership Team and cultivated departmental support, utilizing the functional management structure of the existing plant to meet objectives.

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Production Manager, Water Vehicle, October 1998 – May 2000

Responsible for a workforce of 140-160 personnel in assembly, receiving, manufacturing engineering, and distribution of the Wave Runner with full P&L for the business unit. Served as a key member of the Plant Leadership Team as well as the Plant Safety Steering Committee. Led Lean implementation through Kaizen Events and Small Group Activities utilizing principles of TPM, 5S, SMED, Value Stream Mapping, Kan Ban, Poke-Yoke, and TOC. Developed 5 supervisors, 4 leads, 2 technicians and 2 manufacturing engineers with a zero turnover rate.

FEDERAL MOGUL - BENTLEY-HARRIS, INCORPORATED, Exton, PA 1998

Automotive Industry - 135,000 square foot facility with 200 union personnel

Site Production Manager, February 1998 – June 1998

Managed 164 production and maintenance personnel through eight direct reports at a 135,000 sq. ft. facility in a transportation industry continuous textile operation across five shifts for an ISO/QS 9000 company.

VISTEON - FORD ELECTRONICS AND REFRIGERATION CORPORATION, Lansdale, PA 1993 - 1998

Automotive Industry - 650,000 square foot facility with 1,600 union personnel

Manufacturing Engineer, Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake, July 1995 – February 1998

As the electromechanical and control engineer, managed the electronic in-line, high volume, automation equipment which assembled printed circuit boards into an end item package. Provided leadership and technical support for the design and modification/installation of equipment, measurable/process documentation, logic controls programming, statistical process control (SPC), wave-selective solder, discrepant material analysis and disposition in ISO/QS 9000 and ISO 14000 facility.

Operations Team Leader, Speed Control Servo, June 1994 – July 1995

Managed 56 production and maintenance personnel for automatic cruise control product. Directly responsible for all aspects of production that included process, material, equipment and personnel management.

Maintenance Engineer, Vehicle Controls, February 1993 – August 1994

Supervised 22 skilled trades in production for two products areas, and coordinated overtime, vacation, shutdown, calibration and training for 76 skilled trades in four product areas. Responsible for maintenance, repair, up-grades and modifications to a variety of equipment which included injection molders, testers, programmable logic controllers and automated equipment. Additional responsibilities included equipment acceptance, machine refurbishment, training, and maintenance project coordination.

UNITED STATES NAVY - USS BOULDER (LST-1190) 1988 - 1992

Officer of the Deck/Command Duty Officer, 1991 - 1992

Auxiliary Officer, June 1991- November 1992

Communication Officer/Electronic Material Officer, June 1989 – June 1991

Managed the operation and maintenance for diverse mechanical, electromechanical, hydraulic machinery as well as visual and electronic communication equipment. Supervised, trained and directed the work of 13-19 personnel. Directed the operation and safe navigation of the ship and the 230-man crew in addition to other responsibilities.

certifications

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Certificate in Lean Mastery, January 2014

ACUITY INSTITUTE

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), January 2010

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

Project Management Professional (PMP), January 2002

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education

KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, Online

Master Business Administration in General Management, February 2008 GPA 3.97/4.0

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 1997 GPA 3.48/4.0

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Naval Science, May 1988 GPA 2.56/4.0

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC), Four-Year Scholarship, 1984 – 1988

training highlights

MESA-CAD INC Autodesk Inventor 2012 Essentials

TENARIS – MAVERICK TUBE LLC Management Development Program (2 weeks in Argentina)

JOHNSON CONTROLS Six Sigma Green Belt

YAMAHA MOTOR MANUFACTURING TPM Indoctrination (3 weeks in Japan)

JAPANESE INSTITUTE OF PM TPM for American Manufacturing

CENTER FOR CREATIVE LEADERSHIP Leadership Development Program

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Developing Executive Leadership

DR. KARASS SEMINAR Effective Negotiating

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING Dr. Kerzner Project Management Program

MS Project Orange, Blue and Black Belt

DET NORSKE VERITAS ISO 9000:2000 QMS Lead Internal Auditor

WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY Manufacturing Plant Layout

ADEPT TECHNOLOGIES V/V+ Programming

REXROTH BOSCH GROUP Industrial Hydraulics

FORD MOTOR COMPANY Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers



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