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Manager Engineer, Plant Manager, Process Eng, Manufacturing Operations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 15, 2019

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Wasaga Beach, Ontario

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** ***** ** ************* **********, Program Management, Lean Manufacturing & 5S, Plant Integration, ergo supermarket base supply chain with bar code integration. Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering, Hydraulic / tooling experience. Automotive & Aerospace. Extreme strong problem solving & trouble shooting skills, excellent organizational & communications skills. Trained in "D" & PFMEA, APQP, 8D, Cad, Vis View. Very mechanically inclined, automotive to heavy equipment operation. Union environment experience, read and understanding blueprints, specifications, operation, and maintenance manuals.


Huntsman International Canada -Site Manager – March 2008 – Jan 2019

Managed yearly budget of 13mm, Maintained inventory of 20mmlbs

Engineering/Project Manager & EHS Manager. My site has 46 years no LTA provided a safe and healthy work environment 9 direct reports 4 sales/account managers.

Responsible for process optimization and doubling throughput from 8 to 42mmlbs

Managed and installed multiple projects including completely new containment area for bulk raw materials, replacement of all HVAC units, New AMU and new lab equipment and design, New heating and cooling system with chiller unit and boilers for process control. LEL monitoring, process design and optimization with all safeties

Good knowledge of Investment planning, asset management, business management Introduced barcode inventory control on incoming and outgoing RM – matched with batch process and SAP inventory control

Revamped entire plant layout to include latest ergonomic designs and worker integration with equipment

Responsible for P&L for the site. Negotiated contracts with logistic firms for inbound and outbound freight Established all contracts for the site from Fork lift, purchasing, to site training to spill clean-up, landscaping to large installations of equipment & all other Capital Projects

Magna International Intier Automotive Interiors

Project Manager – Manufacturing Eng. -2005-2007

Responsible for continuous improvement projects and cost reduction.

Managed cost reductions in multiple plants involving lean manufacturing.

Implemented Kan-Ban material based supermarket and work cell flow.

Graduated to Program Launch Manager. Managed Mazda program & Chrysler DCX LX08 for 3 automotive platforms.

Graduated to Advanced Process/ Manufacturing Engineer

Sourced all assembly equipment, designed and implemented work assembly stations with full Poke-Yoke capabilities and ergonomic layout for 08 LX platform.

Designed, built a fully automated, robotic trim operation and managed program including build budget of 14 million.

FAURECIA Automotive seating

Process / Manufacturing Engineer - 2002-2005

Managed E-coat Paint line project, managed the paint production line, and managed a team of 21 personnel. Supervised wastewater treatment system, daily SPC Implementation and monitoring of pumps, flow meters and tank parameters.

Performed daily chemical tests for the E-Coat tanks and monitored & adjusted chemicals on a PH basis, maintained E-coat paint line.

Implemented one-piece work flow, Kan-Ban super market material based flow, and ergonomic standards for entire plant and cycle time reductions using PSE tools.

Trained as a PSE Coordinator and redesigned entire plant layout using CAD.

Implemented FLEXO Flow racking for each work cell using ergonomics

THE WOODBRIDGE GROUP / Woodbridge Foam Corp

Process Engineer -1994-2002

Responsible for daily Process / SPC of the automotive seating line

Scheduled supervised and managed a team of 25 unionized workers in a 3-shift environment producing Automotive molded foam seat cushions, headrests, armrest's structural and enerflex foam.

Held the position of operations manager at various times.

Worked with Corp R&D to formulate a variety of foam densities using various Recipes. Created / programmed a number of robotic pour patterns. Worked with multiple robotic equipment including: Fanuc RJ-2's RJ -3's and ABB.

Managed and implemented quality standards for products and packaging standards

Reported daily and weekly production reports, recorded and entered SPC data into QI Analyst daily. Updated and monitored all activity of pumps, flow meters & chemicals.


Sheridan College & Humber Collage

Computer Applications courses, PPT, Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Lotus, SAP Process Technologist course.

KPMG Management Consulting

Fundamental Principals of Supervision and Management

Woodbridge Institute For Learning -OMDP Leadership and Training, Problem solving for managers, Performance Measurement and Management, Supervising People and Process Engineering, Operations and development, Conflict and resolutions, QI Analyst and SPC Control, 6 Sigma training, QS9000 + 140002 Certificate Auditors Training, Ministry of Trades and Communications. Certificate: Welding (Mig/Arc/Tig) Member of the Emergency Response Team. Dangerous and Hazardous Spill containment course, SCBA trained. Hazardous goods training Confined space training. WHMIS & TDG

St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School - Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Hobbies and experience

Very Extensive mechanical background, Welding, all types, very experienced – spot and robotic, Heavy Equipment operation and use Machine Shop Equipment Body Shop Experience, Metal Fabrication, ATV & Motocross

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