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Engineer Manager

Ogden, UT
April 26, 2014

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Laura J. Farrell

**** *** ***** *****

West Jordan, Utah 84084

Cell # (801)

***-****, **** # 801-***-****



Receiving Chemist

Clean Harbors Environment Services

April, 2013 - Present

. Work in safety team environment, unload tailors with hazardous waste, and

ensure waste is labeled correctly to meet manifest profile sent; wear

proper PPE equipment to pull samples including supplied air and test

samples of waste to ensure it meets compliance and DOT standards.

. Perform other assignments assigned to move waste through: labeling, final

coding, filing, label trucks with DOT labels etc.

Marketing/Referral Agent

HCA Mountain Star 2010 -


. Assist Patient Transfer Call Center for emergent and non- emergent

patient transfers and collaboration with existing transfer centers to

streamline patient transfer.

. Coordinate with multiple departments to maintain accurate

information for patients and healthcare


. Assist in training and mentoring new employees.

. Aid patients in managing and streamlining doctor referrals

through insurance procedures, pre-

authorization, and proper scheduling.

. Maintain a strong work ethic and team building relationship with

internal and external customers.

. Sign consumers/patients up for classes and medical services benefiting

in their health goals either

in Physician program of See-Me-Same-Day, life changes with follow-up

after classes.

. Continuous improvement by data tracking and auditing of customer

service with Cisco system.

Carbon Fiber Quality Engineer

2007 to 2009

Hexcel Carbon Fibers, Salt Lake City, UT

. Process planning and manufacture engineering problem solving by six

sigma methodologies

. Help build new carbon fiber line #10 through oversight of process,

quality, safety, etc.

. Shaped the development of product requirements, test plans and product

documentation from

conception to production.

. Work with process engineers to develop new recipes for product plans in

order to track failures and otherwise monitor yields to determine trends.

. Customer support for Global CAR's, SCAR's (corrective actions) and DER's

(discrepant) on carbon fiber which resulted in vastly improved customer

satisfaction and documentation through development of operating

procedures and a website for real-time tracking of tests.

. Assist with developing router sheets for AS/ISO certification

. Benchmark and analyzing processes and design enhancement strategies in

various domestic-based plants with process flow procedures and SPC

together with manufacturing engineers.

. Excellent knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved

in the production of precision technical plans, calibration, blueprints,

drawings and models.

. Improved yield to 97% shipping by using SPC to track problems that

effected processes.

. Daily production audits with team participation to ensure work-flow was

meeting customer schedules and monitor quality control testing was


. Environmental auditing experience as part of a corporate audit system,

both as an auditor and representative for audit of two facilities in Salt

Lake & Spain.

Safety Engineer Manager & Chemical Process Engineer / Maintenance

Coordinator 2000 to 2007

Triumph Gear Systems, Park City, UT

. Created policies and procedures.

. Annually training of 240+ professionals and staff.

. Increase operating performance by 15% while reducing labor cost through

a 'switched line' process.

. Regularly perform wet chemical and material analysis on chemical systems

to maintain parameters within engineering, customer, and specifications.

. Prepare, polish and review metallurgical mounts for proper

microstructure and discontinuities.

. Perform electroplating plate-thickness, adhesion and coatings

compliance inspections on product.

. Improved production 19% and reduced plate-line downtime from 7.0 to 0.5

hours per week through implementation of preventative-maintenance


. Coordinate all third-party testing for up to 100+ major customers.

. Successfully managed 12 assigned projects and maintained consistent

analytical result.

. Issue out heat treat cards for thermal processes.

. Use Kaizen to reduce turnaround time 20% by eliminating non-value added

activities and reorganizing flow processes which led to approximately

$800K in annual savings.

. Manage the regulatory compliance, employee training, waste management,

environmental reporting, calibration, maintenance scheduling, program

development and implementation to support corporate goals in EPA, DWQ,

DAQ, Title V and BACT.

. Instituted and implemented New Product Approval System for approximately

240 employees over 2 facilities located in Utah and Michigan.

. Decreased manufacturing facilities operational waste by 2% for annual

cost savings of $700K through waste minimization, solvent substitution

and other key processes for reduction in usage water in various

electroplating processes.

. Manage the operation and maintenance of chemical lab, all wet

chemistry's, waste water treatment plant consisting of chemical

precipitation and ultra-filtration.

. Decreased annual recordable injuries from 5 to 2 which led to an annual

cost reduction of approximately $100K.

. Increased equipment availability for 15 housing machines from 78% to 94%

in the first month reducing down time. This brought on approximately

$2.9M in new annual capacity and throughput.

. Maintained a 24 hour on-call status for technical assistance and


. Developed an OSHA Injury and Illness Record keeping Audit Protocol to

ensure compliance with OSHA/BLS Guideline on Injury and Illness Record

keeping / OSHA 300 log year

. Reduced building risk assessment to insurance 7% and decreasing annual

cost 20%.

. Project Manger of construction for design of a new set-up of a

tank/hardware and software system on electro plating line which

delivered strong and sustainable operating gains by improving operating

performance 20%, reducing operating waste 15% and reducing inventory by


Environmental Health & Safety Manager and Quality Engineer 1997 to


Honeywell/AlliedSignal HPG - Aerospace Hardware Group, West Valley, UT

. Maintain physical integrity and functionality of fire suppression system,

extinguishers, diesel generator, conveyor belts, ASRS cranes,

calibrations, forklifts, company trucks and pallet scales

. Assisted in implementing Kaizen Safety Excellence events and Green Belt


. Manage MSDS books.

. Prepare safety reports for corporate review.

. Lowered lost time accident cases 80% through implementation and

management of a Return to Work Program. P.O.C. - Point of Contact

workman's compensation and contractors.


. OSHA (30 hr) General Industry # 900070872 Professional CPR/AED/First Aid

. Safety Certificate Program/ Industrial Hygiene (University of Utah)

. 40 hr HAZWOPER #004091 / OSHA ventilation /respirator training

. 14001 Advanced EMS Certified Lead Auditor # E2053

. 40 hr Chemistry of Hazardous Materials Course #052763

. ISO/AS 9000 Internal Lead Auditor

. Certified Quality Engineer

. Six Sigma Management Overview / TQM/ Cellular Manufacturing

. Six Sigma -Green Belt - Total Preventive Maintenance CMMS (Maximo/


. Industrial Electricity/ Analytical Electronics Diagnostics & Repair

. Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, SPC, Standard Works, Takt Time, 5S, etc.


. Master of Science Engineering Management, Warren National

University, 2007

. Bachelor of Science - Environmental Management, Columbia Southern

University, 2003

. Safety Program Manager/Industrial Hygiene - University of Utah

. American Society for Quality -ASQ ( American Society of Safety

Engineers - ASSE

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