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Engineer Project Manager

Location:
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
October 13, 2016

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NAKOTEY OKAI

780-***-**** or acw1r0@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION: State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

Master of Engineering: MEng, Chemical Engineering

Major: Polymer Technology & Project Engineering

Ivanovo State University of Chemistry & Technology, Russia

Master of Science in Engineering: MSc

Major: Technology of Plastics and Elastomer Processing

LICENCE: Professional Engineer license in Alberta (APEGA) P.Eng.

Professional Engineer license in Ontario (PEO) P.Eng

CERTIFICATION: Six Sigma Green Belt

Project Management Professional (PMP) - In process

Management Development Certificate University of Alberta 2015

EXPERIENCE:

2014 – Present Senior Engineer Reliability Solutions

Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Canada

Lead, or provide support for, failure investigations and conduct failure history reviews to identify lessons learned and facilitate improvements.

Drive implementation of corrective actions within Pipeline Integrity's event learning systems to facilitate continuous improvement in Enbridge's operations

Facilitate collaboration with key players in the process safety industry, and present lessons learned to Pipeline Integrity

Developing process and standards for root cause analysis for varying categories of events within pipeline integrity

Project management of incident investigations.

Provides oversight for mandated compliance training programs to ensure preparedness training is completed in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Lead the planning and implementation of Pipeline Integrity group Table top Crisis Management exercise and identification of needed corrective actions, share lessons learned, and track closure of corrective actions through facilitation of debriefs/hot wash exercises.

2013 - 2014 Senior Process Engineer

Stantec Consulting Inc. Canada

Assisting in business development initiatives and obtaining new clients in the Industrial, Oil & Gas sector.

Maintaining strong relationships with existing clients

Project execution - delivering on time, within budget and to the required quality.

Providing technical support to other engineering disciplines and junior team members.

Deliver solutions and troubleshooting to support the Process team on client and technical issues.

Develop / coordinate development of standards and procedures to build an efficient environment for people to thrive in and deliver predictable product quality for the client

2011 - 2013 Operations Section Leader

Celanese EVA Performance Polymers Inc. Canada

Prepared budgets, schedules and resource allocation plans for operations incorporating best practices in cost control and risk analysis.

Managing and controlling polymer & finishing units to ensure that objectives are met in an economical and timely manner, and that applicable standards, procedures and quality control requirements are either developed or met as required.

Identifying, developing and implementing process improvement opportunities

Providing leadership, supervision and mentoring to the production & quality team.

Establishing an ownership mindset and aligned direction in areas of responsibility

Providing timely support to Business Units in identifying operation-related problems and developing cost effective solutions

Engages global engineering/R&D departments and customers/vendors/suppliers in technical discussions.

Ensures accuracy of manufacturing, staff certification, lab personnel work-loads and compliance with industry standards and customer specific

2007 - 2011 Process Engineer/Project Manager/Production Engineer

Celanese EVA Performance Polymers Inc. Canada

Conducting project scoping, feasibility studies and relative economics analysis

Lead major capital and expense projects as a technical resource

Provide technical support to Operations and Maintenance

and start-up support for capital projects

Provide technical support to Operations and Maintenance

and start-up support for capital projects

Identify, screen and develop proposals to improve plant recovery, reliability, and safety

Working with all departments & proving coaching to ensure issues are addressed and processes are followed to achieve performance results.

Participate in Hazard and Operability reviews and champion resolution of action items

Reviewing data and implementing work process improvements

Identify and solves process, production, quality, mechanical, and technical problems

Proposed and implemented improvements to existing products, and processes

2004 - 2007 Site Product/Project Engineer

Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. Canada

Worked with Quality, R&D, Sales, and Production to optimize product & recipe processing time, quality and cost in Resin, Spray Dry and Wax Plants.

Lead investigation of product miss-manufacture and related safety quality incidents

Manage site wastewater and efficiently recycling it into products without impacting product quality

Site PSM (Process Safety Management) coordinator, leading P&ID, PFD & EAC developments, signing off approvals on documents and facilitating EDMS training.

Provide leadership and accountability as project manager throughout project life cycle

Co-ordinate project, with responsibility for technical content, cost management and on-time completion.

Managing and controlling projects to ensure objectives are met in an economical & timely manner and attention is given to the development and maintenance of standards, procedures, and quality control.

Provide guidance to multiple Six Sigma project teams/Green Belts and utilize change management to drive results

Coordination of cGMP documents such as Standard Operating Procedures, PM procedures, batch records, training record, etc.

Provided engineering support to purchasing, manufacturing, validation quality control reliability and product quality for Pharmaceuticals lithium carbonate

Familiar with aseptic process design, steam –in-place, clean in place.

Experience and Exposure to Six Sigma and TQM concepts/initiatives

2002 - 2003 Project Manager (3 months Contract)

Wilson Consultant (Environmental Resource Management Group) USA

Provided strategic directions regarding hazardous waste management and land disposal restrictions

Conducted field assessments on the impact of undertaking, implementation and monitoring of resource management activities

Identified risks and established contingency plans with project team

Supervised and documented the cleaning and disposal of hazardous materials

Monitored environmental regulations and performance

1999 – 2002 Staff Engineer

FMC Corporation, (Specialty Organic) Lithium Division USA

Coordinated process transfer from pilot and bench scale to commercial manufacturing and developed P&ID’s and PFD’s

Preparing process simulations (heat/material balance simulations)

Process data sheets: (pumps, compressors, vessels, exchangers)

Performance rating of installed equipment. Equipment sizing, vessels, tanks, etc.

Safety relief systems design, including specification/selection of valves, Heat loss calculations. HAZOP reviews.

Coordinated and managed engineering projects, including: alternative evaluation, scope development, cost estimate, AFE preparation, capital equipment specification, instrumentation, material specification, detailed design, construction management, cost control, scheduling, supervision, project start-up and commissioning

Identified and developed new process modification to enhance operating reliability and product quality

1998 - 1999 Process Engineer

FMC Corporation, Active Oxidants Division USA

Performed Quality Assurance audits of packaging lines, manufacturing areas and participated in quality oriented training for process based teams

Worked with vendors/suppliers to obtain materials/equipment

Conducted operator training and group safety review sessions on new processes and procedures

Participated in new process development and chemical process improvement or major modification efforts (for existing, new or modified products) by conducting process studies and providing process chemistry support to various projects

Troubleshoot process-operating problems, and ensuring system reliability/integrity.

Participated in root cause analysis for problem and incident investigations/resolutions

Experience and Knowledge of GC, Mass Spectrometry and FTIR Instruments

Knowledge of ASME, ANSI, TEMA and API codes and standards.

1997 - 1998 Staff Scientist

ERM-Northeast (Environmental Resources Management group) USA

Performed Quality Assurance audits of packaging lines, manufacturing areas and participated in quality oriented training for process based teams

Monitoring the deactivation of sodium sulfur batteries & its proper disposal according to OSHA Regulations for Laid Law Environment at BDT facilities in Clarence NY

Assisted with storm water management and water quality issues

Monitored water/waste water processes, solid waste management, surface water quality and field sampling (soils and groundwater)

Supervised a crew of 3 high skilled technicians

SKILLS: Fluency in Russian. Proficient in Microsoft office, Aspen Plus, SPC, Minitab,

AUTO CAD 2007, SAP working knowledge, Stat Graphics, Paradocs (Engineering Document

Management System) ChemPro and Emission Master

ACTIVITIES: Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers USA

Working towards Project Management Professional (PMP) credential

Member, Edmonton Sports & Social Club

Edmonton Golf Club Member

References available Upon Request.



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