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Chemical Engineering

Location:
Tomball, Texas, United States
Salary:
65000
Posted:
January 25, 2017

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BRIAN A. GHAZAL

Tel: 832-***-****

acyg75@r.postjobfree.com

Engineering professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas. Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals, process improvement, and chemical engineering operations. SKILLS

Chemical engineering operations Extensive knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering

Risk assessment and

management

Process improvement and simulation Cross-functional team player Time management

Strong oral and written communication

skills

Quick learner Strong organizational and

problem-solving skills

IT Proficiencies: PI Process Book, Aspen, MATLAB, Polymath, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) Licensures: Currently pursuing a Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification from NCEES EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree

Curriculum Highlights

Project Work

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University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Graduated May 2016

Business Foundations Certificate Program

Dean’s List, Fall 2012

President’s Educational Award, Spring 2011

Plant Design and Economics, Process Control, Reactor Analysis and Design, Transport Phenomena, Design for Environment, Statistics, Engineering Physics, Unit Operations, Legal Environment of Business, Finance, Organic and Physical Chemistry

Designed a large scale brewery process flow diagram in Aspen using multiple separation towers capable of producing both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages o Placed in the top of the class for the competition by achieving over $50K in savings (20% increase in process efficiency) over the other competitors o Developed multiple pipeline P&IDs in Microsoft Visio o Worked with three (3) vendors to obtain estimate pricing for equipment and sizing specifications

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society CAREER SUMMARY

Production/Processing Manufacturing Engineer Co-op Ecolab Jun. 2015– Dec. 2015

Chemical Reaction Replication

o Performed a series of small scale batch reactions in a laboratory setting to identify the root cause of reaction failure worth approximately $750K of clean up and downtime o Identified root problem at another Ecolab plan and developed process improvements that would result in increased capacity of millions kg per year

o Resolution of raw material issues and analysis of real time processing data optimized and reduced reactor downtime by at least 40%

Pump Installation Project

o Coordinated three (3) pump installations into the polymer unit

Mechanical Filter Installation

o Identified, recommended and implemented the use of a new filter increasing efficiency. Resulting in savings of at least $16K per year

Standardized and organized entire plant’s chemical database which lead to the identification of potential savings o Implemented new process and chemical database allowing for full visibility of equipment and chemicals in the plant

o Collaborated with 6 seasoned engineers and 3 contractors to complete various projects



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