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Engineer Engineering

Location:
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2016

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SAVILLE S. SCHELER

**** ****** ****** ****** 410-***-****

Ellicott City, MD 21042 acw3oy@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Seasoned manager with an astute understanding of operations management and business processes in manufacturing industries. Adept at applying strategic tactics at multiple plant sites that minimize bottom line costs and maximize profitability as well as improve organization effectiveness and customer satisfaction. Extensive experience ensuring the environmental compliance of plants with local, state, and federal regulations. Expertise includes quality improvements, streamlining operations, new process implementations, and the optimization of resources for maximum profits. Known for maximizing new technology potential in addition to building and motivating cross-functional teams that exceed corporate performance goals. Estimated construction costs for the various projects of mine. My projects ranged from a few thousand to over a million dollars. Recently, I worked for a general contractor and used RS Means Facility Construction Cost Manuals and Costworks to estimate projects from a few thousand to several million dollars. AutoCAD 2011 experience.

EXPERIENCE

DCI CONSTRUCTION INC. 2010 TO 2011

Federal Contractor

Managed projects, wrote proposals for request for quotes for General Services Administration and the Social Security Administration. Prepared drawings for permits. Used RS Means and Costworks for preparation of bid packages. Performed material take-off and vendor survey for competitive pricing. Escorted sub-contractors, chaired contractor meetings with clients. Performed system analyses as required for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, and refrigeration.

CONSULTING 2004 TO 2010

Federal Contractor

General management consultant to small to medium size businesses in the Baltimore Area. Wrote statement of work to generate proposals for new work as requester by the customer. Coordinated contractor work with tenant schedules to eliminate disturbances. Surveyed Client's property for items requiring service or repair, such as; roof, parking lot, outside and indoor lighting, cafeteria facilities, and building mechanical and electrical systems. Wrote specifications for repairs and/or modifications to building equipment or facility modifications. Design company brochures, worked with sales personnel to stimulate communications with customers. Worked on various mechanical system designs for clients.

BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING, Washington, D.C. 1990 – 2004

$320M Federal securities printing facilities that produces U.S. currency as well as postage stamps, White House stationary, and other security items.

General Engineering, Supervisory

Oversee all activities of seven employees in addition to managing projects, scheduling facilities and equipment for training programs, and working with security to secure transport of items to contractors for development

Coordinate several departments to specify and procure new processing technology, including metals and metal working equipment

Successfully mentored and developed four engineers; resulted in extremely reliable project leaders who are capable of completing major projects on time and within budget

Improved set-up time for changing of printing dies from 3-5 hours to less than 50 minutes by procuring new processing technology

Eliminated chrome electroplating and cyaniding reducing time needed to manufacture a set of seals from three weeks to 32 hours, thereby significantly reducing processing costs

Implemented international specifications for counterfeit deterrence and improved quality, accuracy, and consistency

Corrected die breakage problems at new facility by successfully locating problem and instituting corrective actions

Responsibilities include: developing capital requirements for proposed projects, determining site requirements, establishing permit requirements with environmental, human health, and safety, and developing test plans for proposed process improvements with planning, quality control, and production departments

FREDERICK MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Frederick, MD 1989 – 1990

Provider of design and project engineering services to both public and private sectors. Primary customers included: Aberdeen Proving Grounds, U.S. Postal System, and Grove. Annual revenues exceeded $20M.

Program Manager

Established new business accounts by responding to inquiries for consulting services

Prepared proposals, which included budget estimates, manpower requirements, and project implementation; developed reports that listed task completion and project spending

Utilized Roark to perform stress analyses of weldments, including moment and shear diagrams and fatigue and weld analysis

Executed knowledge of manufacturing, materials, mechanical design, and quality and project management while overseeing projects for U.S. Postal Service program and commercial clients

Delivered innovative sorting tray designs for postal carriers to efficiently sort mail and transport it to the delivery vehicles

Analyzed project budget and resources requirements for commercial client and determined there was an inadequate staffing estimate; outsourced contractors to maintain project schedule and eliminate the problem

EASCO HAND TOOLS, INC., Hunt Valley, MD 1980 – 1989

Manufacturer of hand tools for companies such as Sears, NAPA, KD Tools, Matco, and other house brands. Sales revenue was approximately $250M.

Manager, Facilities Planning Group 1985 – 1989

Reduced $110M budget by 5% after analyzing the five operating plants for strategic opportunities

Developed and implemented environmental standards for multiple plants and directed environmental legal council and consultants to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and requirements

Created strategic business plan for the manufacturing business unit (MBU)

Reduced costs and coordinated the realignment of manufactured products by manufacturing products in facilities that contained pre-eminent manufacturing technology

Established specifications and plans for a $420K feasibility study to reduce manufacturing fixed overhead cost

Served as managing supervisor for $2M groundwater remediation program

Manager of Manufacturing Engineering 1985

Oversaw five engineering functions: industrial engineering, process engineering, project engineering, plant engineering, and manufacturing

Developed and implemented a product introduction system, which included formats for component part specification

Gained respect from the Vice President of Operations by demonstrating analytical skills and mechanical aptitude while managing multiple projects at five operating plants; earned responsibility to travel to facilities, troubleshoot problems, address issues, and report findings

Supervisor of Manufacturing Department 1984

Created an organizational structure for new engineering department that consisted of five engineers

Analyzed and selected plastics needed for material substitution in mechanical hand tools, resulting in the development and implementation of new products

Evaluated materials processes while utilizing expertise in metallurgy and materials science

Supervisor of Process Engineering 1983

Simultaneously supported manufacturing floor activities while organizing and directing staff of seven

Project Engineer 1982

Led all aspects of the purchase and installation of a $2.25M electroplating facility; reduced annual operating costs by $180K

Process Engineer 1980 – 1982

Gained experience in forging, broaching, milling, drilling, punching, grinding and polishing, plating, and waste treatment

Solved routine manufacturing problems in metal processing

METLAB, INC.

$2.4M privately held commercial heat treating facility that specialized in providing one-of-a-kind items using highly technical metallurgical skills.

UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION

$2B primary steel producing plant. Produced finished and semi-finished steel products, such as hot and cold-rolled steel coils, galvanized strip, pipe, billets, rounds, bars, angle iron, rods, and wire.

EDUCATION

M.B.A. – University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

M.S., Applied Physics – The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

B.S., Engineering (Metallurgy and Materials Science) – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office, AutoCAD 2011, Mechanical Desktop, SolidWorks, Intergraph, Visual Basic 6, C++, Simulation Modeling, Arena 2.0 and Mathcad 8, RS Means, Costworks

Licenses

Maryland Professional Engineer License No. 19077

Arkansas Professional Engineer Certificate No. 5704

Massachusetts Professional Engineer License No. EN 33013-MN



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