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Manager Mechanical Engineer

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
June 11, 2019

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Huntley Donovan Cooper

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Experienced and highly motivated Mechanical Engineer with comprehensive exposure in the manufacturing, production and cryogenic industry, wishing to continue my career in a professional environment where my engineering skills and experience will contribute positively.


Maintenance and Technical Services Manager Aug 2000 – Feb 2019

Industrial & Medical Gas Division

I.G.L. Limited

593-595 Spanish Town Road, St Catherine

Duties included but not limited to:

Operational responsibility for air separation and industrial plants

Responsible to lead the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives that will drive production costs down, reach ideal product yields, increase plant availability and reduce waste generation.

Manage a set of engineers and technicians to ensure key plant equipment are maintained properly for 100% plant availability

Developed and implemented maintenance management control system, including a preventive maintenance programme for pressure vessels.

Supervise tests such as NDT/NDE /elasticity for pressure vessels on air separation and industrial plants

Train and provide development opportunities for plant engineers and acquaint them with company’s policies and operational procedures for air separation and industrial plants

Maintain optimal operations personnel (within allowable budget). Recruit staff as permitted, provide disciplinary action when appropriate.

Support the production and technical staff by being available by phone during non-business hours

Maintained quality control processes to ensure product and services meet quality standards; lead implementation of process improvements such as HACCP and ISO 9001/14000/FSSC 22000

Drive improvement strategies in all key metric areas; manage production flow, staffing schedule and resources to budget and plan.

Assist with the preparation of annual budgets

Assist in the approval of requisitions for equipment, material and supplies within limits of the department budget

Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements and makes recommendations to the General Manager that will improve overall efficiency.

Procure air separation plant (LOX, LIN, CO2) and equipment for installation at IGL Ferry, St. Catherine.

Project manager for installation of air seperation plant and combined heat and power plant (CHP) equipment at IGL Ferry, St. Catherine.

Major Achievements:

Project manager for installation of air separation and chp plant in 2017/2018 – US$5M

Diagnose and solve lubrication problems for Acetylene compressors resulting in a saving of J$2.5 million dollars

Project manager for Installation of liquid oxygen storage tanks at all major hospitals in Jamaica. This resulted in savings for both customers and company.

Spearhead major Medical Gas installation projects at major hospitals totaling over JA$100M in revenue for IGL over the past 10 years

Installed new technology at the plant to produce the VAPE MAT mosquito destroyer. This resulted in a savings of J$1.5 million dollars

Employment History

Line Supervisor 1996 – 1998

Production Department

Kelly’s Food Limited

281 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11

Managed the processing of fruit purees for aseptic packaging

Managed the manufacturing of natural and artificial syrup

Plan and implement maintenance schedules for the packaging line

Plant Supervisor 1993 – 1995

Production and Maintenance Departments

Lascelles Laboratories Limited

Agricultural Chemical Pant, Hill Run, Spanish Town

Developed and implemented preventive maintenance procedures of industrial manufacturing equipment including sourcing of equipment spare parts.

Manage a staff complement of 25 inclusive of both production and maintenance workers

Directed training of workers to improve work performance and acquaint workers with company policies and procedures


Florida International University

Master’s Degree in Engineering Management (MSEM) 2015

Caribbean Maritime Institute 2010-2012

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Crowne Professional College 2008-2010

Completed the course of studies leading to the award of an Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Medical Gas Training Center - Certified Medical Gas Installer

Norwalk Company - Advanced Compressor Repairs

Florida Gas Transmission - Basic Supervisor Training

Casse Consultants of Barbados – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Microbiology and Chemistry Department (UWI)– Basic Microbiology

VTDI/HEART Trust/NTA – Stainless Steel Welding

Heart Foundation of Jamaica – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Currently the Treasurer for St. Simon & St. Jude Anglican Church


Bruce Van Dongen

General Manager

Cosmodyne Packaged Plants


Core Competencies:

Preventative Management

Safety & Compliance Management

Team Building & Leadership

Production Planning & Scheduling

Effective Communication

Troubleshooting skills

Read blue-prints and schematics diagrams

Project Planning and Implementations

Project Management

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite


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