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Maintenance Operation Management

Gary, IN
April 27, 2016

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Gary, IN ***** 219-***-****


Experience, professional Strategic thinker in leadership providing technical and engineering guidance in the manufacturing side of the business. A results oriented, hands-on individual, able to evaluate and analyze manufacturing processes and introduce process improvements that improve efficiency and reduce waste. My strong ability to lead cross-functional teams in delivering engineering solutions that reduce costs, improve production, and increase revenue while upholding quality and compliance standards. I am adept in using automation instrumentation to optimize maintenance and repair projects. Proficient in the use of Asset Management tool both as an analysis tool for Reliability studies and in the practical application as a maintainer. I have strong troubleshooting skills able to identify and resolve operational mechanical problems. Practical background complemented by attainment of Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology. Areas of proficiency include. I tackle production and operational management scenarios with meticulous strategies designed based on my expertise in the following areas:

Maintenance/Repair Management

Process Improvement

Team Leadership

Budget/Inventory Management

Strategic Planning

Operations Analysis

Performance Optimization

Risk Management

Project Management


Safety Assurance


Technical Profile

Training and Certifications include: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Safety Coalition (AC&R)/HVAC License, Illinois Waste Water Treatment, 1200 PSI Boiler, Allen-Bradley Basic and Advanced PLC: ControlLogic using RSLogix 5000, Variable Frequency AC/DC Drives, 1336, and PowerFlex 7000.

Computer Skills: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), including RSView Supervisory Edition, Maximo, ERP, Passport, SCAD, and TIMES System.

Selected Achievements

Managed crew of 14 electricians in removing jumpers and repairing safety devices on conveyor belts, bringing project to successful completion within allotted three months for SunCoke Energy.

Increased efficiency by 90% through strategic management of plant maintenance system that tracked and reduced electrical and mechanical failures for SunCoke Energy.

Saved company $560K monthly by managing the installation of vacuum dehydration system for Morgoil system reducing moisture and erosion by 97% for United States Steel Corporation.

Cut annual costs by $80K by initiating an engineering solution to repetitive failures of gear pumps for United States Steel Corporation.

Reduced downtime by 90% by managing installation of improved hydraulic valves and actuators for Roughing Mills and Finishing Mill rolls and instituted automation improvements to wastewater treatment facilities using PLC programs to build network via RSView Supervisory Edition to control cooling tower systems for United States Steel Corporation.

Coordinated the commission of two $7M state-of-the-art pushing-and-charging machines for production coking batteries. Criticality rankings of production unit assets to ensure practices are in place that minimize risks of failure and create indications for cost effective replacement prior to failure.

Made improvements to SEARS Distribution Center facility JIT conveyor systems.

Professional Experience

SUNCOKE ENERGY, East Chicago, IN 2014 to Present

Area Maintenance Supervisor Electrical /Mechanical

Plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the activities concerned with electrical and mechanical maintenance of heavy industrial equipment, Pusher Coal Machines (PCM), and four Door Machine (DM) for directing coke to three hot car box, the facility electrical equipment, and eleven Conveyor Belt systems and controls. Develops a proactive maintenance process in overseeing, scheduling plan maintenance and repairs, while providing leadership in a continuous improvement environment and minimizing down time by supervising an SR. Maintenance Team Leader, and Electrical Team Leader and 14 electricians and 22 mechanic in applying comprehensive technical expertise in the areas of Batteries Coke oven door machines, locomotives, conveyor belt systems and controls while using Maximo system workflows process for work orders and planned maintenance on a daily schedule. Also providing solution by analyzing the data given, and provide great resources and methods for increasing production and reducing down time. Planned, developed, and recommended action plans to improve on efficiency, as needed. Train and supervise crew of 14 electronic technicians, 22 mechanics, and contractors on equipment. Coordinated the commission of two $7M state-of-the-art pushing-and-charging machines for production coking batteries.

Assist with the in Failure Modes Effects Analysis monthly review of outstanding FMEA, criticality assessments, and corrective actions of RCFA.

Provide input to a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operations.

Manage $9M budget and drive multiple electrical and mechanical maintenance projects of heavy industrial equipment including PCMs, oven door machines, and locomotive and conveyor belt systems.

Maintain perfect safety record with zero incidents or accidents.

ARDAGH GROUP, Dolton, IL 2013 to 2014

General Maintenance Supervisor Electro-Mechanical

Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of 30 hourly skill maintenance and general labor employees. Supervise the glass container lines, while effectively maximizing the utilization of equipment through preventative maintenance system ERP. Including furnace, batch and cullet operations, building and grounds. Monitor and control Ardagh Group established procedures, policies, and quality standards utilized in glass melting, refining, and ingredients used in batches. Maintain a positive inventory of replacement parts.

Ensured adherence to environmental and food safety standards

Supervised fleet of forklifts, building maintenance in plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, carpentry, vehicle, grounds, and equipment maintenance for departments, in planned maintenance and repair.

Identified equipment problems, conducted root cause analyses on failed equipment, and delivered engineering solutions to eliminate repeat failures.

Utilized Automation Electrical Instrumentation (AEI) to maximize processes and procedures.

Direct and supervise departmental employees, and preventative maintenance of area, managed a fleet of 35 forklifts maintenance and upkeep for shipping department.


Maintenance Shift Manager (2008-2013)

Directed the 84” Hot Strip Mill Maintenance Department, in upkeep and maintaining it’s hydraulic, Morgoil and main cooling system for steel process. Managed and controlled an $8M budget. Supervised, scheduled, and led staff of 15 in management of 84” Hot Strip Mill basement equipment. Oversaw mechanical, electrical, Re-Heat Furnace and structural repairs and outages. Administered inventory to maximize productivity.

Implemented process management system (PMS) that tracked and eliminated electrical and mechanical failures.


Electrical Shift Manager West Environmental (2005-2008)

Directed the Electrical and Process engineers Department in Waste water Treatment process controls for Chrome Treatment Plant, Terminal Treatment Plant and Cooling Towers process electrical equipment which include programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), and variable frequency drives (VFD) motors and electrical distribution equipment for the west side of the plant operation. Directed the west side plant engineering, and maintenance budgets of $4M.

Initiated and directed preventative maintenance and asset optimization program.


Maintenance Supervisor

Manages and oversees 14 Skilled, 4 General Maintenance staff and 2 Housekeeping crew in the repair of building maintenance repairs in electrical, plumbing, roofing and grounds. Also includes conveyors, sorter and control system; assigns work orders, ensuring safety and production related work orders are highest priority. Assists maintenance associates with diagnosis and repairs when necessary. Maintained forklift accountability, tracking repairs and readiness.

Managed process management system (PMS) that tracked and eliminated electrical and mechanical failures.

Manages preventive maintenance programs and ensures schedule is adhered to in order to minimize downtime.

Oversees and ensures buildings, grounds and equipment are cleaned and maintained in order to maintain machinery and physical plan. Manages and oversees facility’s waste disposal program; ensures waste is disposed of according to appropriate regulations.

NAVY Leading Supervisor

United States Navy, Various Locations

Responsible for the operation of ship's electrical power generation systems, Ship switch gear electrical distribution, lighting systems, electrical equipment and Auxiliary generator electrical power. Supervisor for the operation and maintain steam turbines and reduction gears used for ship propulsion and auxiliary machinery such as turbo-generators, pumps and oil purifiers. Also auxiliary machinery outside of main machinery spaces, such as electrohydraulic steering engines and elevators, refrigeration plants, air conditioning systems and desalinization plants and maintain compressed gas producing plants.

Education & Training

Master of Business Administration, Business Management

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering Technology

Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA

Naval Mechanical Engineering

Great Lakes Naval Engineering Service School, North Chicago, IL


College of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago

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