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Engineering Manager

Greeneville, Tennessee, United States
October 14, 2016

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Lynn Lyons

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Qualification Highlights

Results oriented professional experienced in engineering, maintenance, management & operations

Self-starter with proven leadership, communication, inter-personal, problem solving & planning skills; including capital/operating budgets

An effective leader with proven problem solving and decision making skills

Skilled in team building and providing motivating guidance

Certified & knowledgeable in lean manufacturing, kaizen, 5S, and quality systems

ISO certification and audits in ISO 9001 (Manufacturing) &14001 (Environmental) & TPM

(Total Productive Maintenance)

Proficient in computer skills; knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel

Knowledgeable in ASME B31.1 & B31.3 piping codes Professional Experience

Facility Manager 2012-Present

Exedy America (Manufacturer of automobile torque converters), Mascot, TN

Responsible for all company facilities and assets, including Air Handling Units (HVAC), air compressors, and cooling towers for both casting and manufacturing plants 500,000 ft. square in size

Manage and supervise facility support staff

Manage facility improvement projects and equipment installations by coordinating overall project concepts, budgets, staff, communications, scheduling, and negotiations with outside contractors and suppliers

Assist with the establishment of capital budgets and expense budgets, while continually evaluating equipment and processes to develop cost saving strategies

Develop specifications and standards for plant support systems; and implement corrective actions as necessary to ensure that facility is in compliance with regulatory requirements Owner 2007-2012,

American Communications International Inc., Morristown, TN 2003-2005

Provided maintenance, fabrication & marketing of mechanical systems on a contract basis; implemented engineering, maintenance, machine work, and management services for various manufacturing businesses

Fabrication of mechanical components and systems Field Engineer 2010 - 2010

ABS Consulting Co.

Los Alamos, National Laboratory (U. S. Dept. of Energy Facility), Los Alamos, New Mexico

Field inspection and safety analysis of high pressure systems throughout National Laboratory; identified noncompliance of ASME B31.1 and B31.3 piping codes and provided solutions for noncompliance; provided P&ID’s and entered data into excel spreadsheet

Certified in all Nuclear Compliance Regulations at with Security Clearance Lynn Lyons – Page 2 of 2

Professional Experience


Engineering/Maintenance Manager 2005 - 2006

Sekisui TA Industries, LLC (Pressure sensitive tape manufacturer), Rogersville, TN

Managed all engineering, maintenance activities, personnel & capital projects

Responsible for reliable performance of all physical plant systems including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and fire protection

Responsible for all contractor/vendor selection and project completion Plant Engineering Manager 1988 - 2002

Moll Industries, Inc. (Contract toothbrush Manufacturer), Morristown, TN

Management of the following departments: Engineering, Machine Shop, Maintenance, Purchasing, Plant Support Personnel, Housekeeping, & Grounds Keeping

Consulted with other engineers, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, property-owners, attorneys, developers, and insurance companies as well as various local, state, and federal officials regarding building codes, and plans review

Responsible for all contractor/vendor selection, purchasing including parts, repair, and service work for plant operations

Plant responsibility consisted of two separate 200,000 square foot manufacturing facilities and three warehouses, capital property and assets

Total responsibility for a 2.5 million dollar annual budget, and departmental staff of 3 managers and 40 craftsmen as well as all engineering, maintenance, purchasing, and construction projects

Permitting and inspection activities with final approval upon capital projects completion Accomplishments:

Responsible for company’s most successful product launch in company history

Responsible for major plant expansion

Plant capacity increased from $1.5 to $10 million/month in sales in a 12 month period

Responsibilities consisted of all engineering, construction, installation and removal of machinery and selection and specification of contractors, vendors and machinery manufacturers

These renovations and installations and upgrades consisted of the following:

Upsizing of air compressors from 250 to 1000 HP centrifugal and screw air compressors

Upgraded chill water system including new 2-750 ton chillers and cooling towers

Plant air supply upgrade increased from 1,000 SCFM to 15,000 SCFM

Structural floor modifications consisted of removing all concrete and reinforcing steel in floors and replacing with higher strength concrete and increased reinforcing steel

Completely renovated storage warehouse and refinished with a state of the art manufacturing facility consisting of dropped ceilings, sheet rock on the walls, and finished floors


Engineer in Training Certification in Tennessee

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (HVAC Option), University of TN

On The Job Training & Certification in Time Management, Handling Stress, Basic Refrigeration, Time Study, Motion and Time Methods

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