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Facilities Manager/Engineer

Hillsborough, NH, 03244
January 12, 2020

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Raymond J. Coon

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Position Desired: Maintenance Manager.

Professional Experience:

Experienced Maintenance Manager, Project Manager, Facilities Engineer.

Experienced in High speed Automotive Assembly Operation and manufacturing of light sources.

Focus on improving equipment reliability using process observation, crunching data, TPM techniques.

Familiar with most equipment motion and desired outputs, rotational, linear, and indexing, horizontal/vertical conveying and appropriate lubrication schemes to extend wear life of said equipment.

Ten years’ experience establishing preventative maintenance procedures, databases in Access with associated intervals for inspection, lubrication, repair/replace, calibration and timing reviews.

Collect and sort data to determine problematic devices, diagnose root causes, and implement improvements.

Moved organizations from reactionary maintenance and repair to predictive models with planned downtime. Programs track spare parts needs by device, by machine, by department, max/min stocking.

Track first pass yield, equipment failures, MTBF, MTTR, EOE and develop projects to improve reliability.

Experienced machine builder, mechanical engineer who has improved processes for two decades.

Have managed mechanical/electrical projects, capital improvements, rigging, moving equipment, supporting plant functions. Design experience coupled with strong continuous improvement acumen.

Six years’ experience as a plant staff member. Developed Budgets in the 5-10 million range.

Experienced in trades-work, electrical, HVAC, pipefitting, security, fire, access, building construction, specialty gases, sprinkler, grounds-keeping, IT, HPA, Vacuum, epoxy flooring, roofing, food service, plant housekeeping, ASU (Air Separation Unit) operation, cryogenic liquids, and landscaping.

Have 10 years’ experience in Energy Conservation disciplines. Very successful at reducing fixed and variable costs. Saved employer 1.4 million dollars

5 years’ experience with Kiazen principles. Involved in over 40 plans and execution.

Have 8 years EHS experience.

Sound knowledge of business and technical operations.

International experiences.


Leadership-move Mountains through unity and alignment. Take risks, share rewards, and give credit.

25 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment, mostly in the very demanding Automotive Industry.

Excellent managerial capacity to keep 25 balls in the air and people focused on the goal. Multi-tasking and organizational skills produce results.

Crunch numbers well to exploit opportunities. Have brokered many big deals to get more for less. Quality driven.

Strong interpersonal skills, communicating up and down in the organization. Good computer skills as well.

Strong Negotiation skills to obtain price, quality and timing.

I am a problem solver whose focus is discovering opportunities. Fair intellect, very creative.

Problem solver with systems integration mindset, work smarter not harder. Let technology remove problems.

Strong finance skills. Write RFQ’s, determine scope of work, hire and manage contractors, develop capital projects, run ROI’s.

Have international experience.

Experienced in leading teams across all plant functions. Great coach and motivator.

Excellent time management skills, trusted advisor, team player, loyal stakeholder.

Excellent capacity to support manufacturing needs and improve associate safety.

Proven record.

Reduced Plant downtime by several percentage points equating to major production gains.

Reduced Fixed /variable costs significantly for 4 key metrics.

Developed conservation vision, which was adopted by Corporate with 2 elements becoming core competencies nationally.

Major contributor to EHS at multiple sites reducing risk with environmental controls with all capabilities proven on several occasions.

Recognized with trade secret awards throughout career.

Successfully lead Myriad of cross-functional teams over the goal line every time. Reduced man- power requirements through system development, which yielded major productivity gains in the engineering areas.

Two-time nomination as a High Achiever by my peer group. Improved infrastructure, productivity, teamwork, efficiency, plant uptime, safety and environmental controls in all areas of responsibility.

Live and breathe continuous improvement, discover opportunities and implement in timely fashion.

Principle driven leadership above standard expectations

Ethics are core to success.


Effective collaborator bringing stakeholders and skills sets together to develop strategies to solve current


Strong electrical troubleshooting and mechanical troubleshooting skills and ability to interpret schematics and blueprints.

Proficient computer skills Microsoft office, Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, Microsoft project, Microsoft outlook and AutoCAD. Experienced in PLC programming, computer programming, controls programming. Excellent math skills.

Familiar with Plant electrical distribution networks, panel/ Buss duct installation, cable installations, Switchgear/transformer maintenance, equipment disconnects, lockout-tag out. Plant lighting, VFDs, backup generators, Air Handlers, process exhausts, exhaust fans, makeup air units, propane heaters, compressors, chillers, air conditioners, UPS, refrigeration units and condensers. OSHA certified in Arc Flash Training. Hazardous waste handling, ladder safety and fall protection.

Experienced in Plant services, fire-alarms, sprinkler systems, access systems, conveyor systems, gas distribution systems, liquid nitrogen, vacuum, LPA, HPA, liquid oxygen, Hydrogen, sulfur dioxide, hot water, low pressure steam, boiler operation, chilled water, closed loop chillers, Vacuum pumps, condensers, LN2 recovery.

Good machinist with a solid understanding of metallurgy, machine tool operation, blueprint reading and tolerancing.

Extensive safety management training in Hazardous material identification, handling, disposal and reporting. Experienced in ergonomic competencies to reduce fatigue and injury in the workplace. Training in forklift, low lift, and genie lift, man lift, fall protection, dock, confined space and warehousing procedures.

Experienced in using work instructions, standard operating procedures. 15 years’ experience working within ISO 9001 and ISO 9004. Ten years working with ISO 14000.

Develop annual budgets (5-6 mill) cost estimates, project timelines, perform cost/benefit ROI analysis, select vendors, control project events, plan plant events, execute to plan, report on outcome and pass on lessons learned.

Experienced in Lean Manufacturing techniques and Kaizen principles. Skilled in many levels of machine automation.

Trained Harley Davidson technician in internal combustion, FI, ABS, traction control, fuel management, high performance engine builder.

Education: MBA Franklin Pierce College Keene N.H. Leadership Major.

B/S Business Management, Franklin Pierce College, Concord N.H.

Associates Degree in Applied Science HVAC, Pima College AZ

Abbreviated Work History

Feb 2019 – October 2019

Facilities Manager- Jones Lang Lasalle Contractor for Client Amazon BOS5 Stoughton Mass. Manage 13 associates in sortation center moving 250k to 400k packages daily. Focus is safety, building and equipment maintenance, (800,000 sq. ft.) equipment design, network management, CMMS, continuous improvement, project management, customer experience. Highly technical environment, constant change. Crazy job, major hours, extremely unbalanced. Actual responsibilities far exceed recruiting staff interpretation.

October 2017 – July 2018

Facilities Engineering Project Manager BAE Systems Hudson NH July 2017 -March 2018

Working all phases of projects in the local BAE facilities to satisfy program manager’s requirements and meet BAE standards of excellence. Projects range from major infrastructure upgrades, to fit ups, program moves, lab consolidations, HVAC engineering, Electrical/ Mechanical engineering, computer networking and building automation installations. Extensive estimating of costs, specifying materials, establishing timelines, obtaining capital, developing bid packages, selecting contractors / subs, working with local tradespeople, managing cost, security, labor, materials, safety and reporting until project objective is realized. Managed 11 projects worth 2.8 million.

March 2009- Present

Owner Operator R.C.Cycles Hillsboro N.H.-Retail sales of Custom and Used motorcycles, parts and accessories. Designed and Built 2,400 sg ft shop and showroom. Specialize in engine work and high performance upgrades, custom motorcycle fabrication and day-to-day service with customer service the key metric. Shop is well equipped, organized, clean and efficient. Assist over 350 clients with their motorcycling lifestyle. RCCYCLESNH.COM $ days at Amazon 3 days running business.

April 2008-March-2009

Manager, Facilities, EH&S at Omega Optical Filters Division Brattleboro VT.

Support manufacturing, manage projects, develop budgets, cost reduction programs, and ensure environmental compliance. Two shift operation with main focus on implementing programs to meet LEEDS criteria. Managed machine shop area, work order system, plant maintenance, contingency planning and plant run schedules.

Feb 2002- March 2008:

Manager, Plant Engineering, Maintenance and Environmental Health & Safety for OSRAM SYLVANIA-Hillsboro NH.

Primary responsibility was plant safety, improving operations, providing support to manufacturing and driving continuous improvement. Responsible for all Facilities planning, staffing, performance appraisals, vendor and contractor services, contingency planning, work order system, plant documentation, fire monitoring system, sprinkler system, HPA, specialty gasses, propane distribution, boiler operation, on site ASU, (atmospheric separation unit) plant access, security, surveillance systems, electrical distribution, equipment moves, startup and shutdown schemes, capital spending, plant expansions, plant aesthetics, landscaping, snow removal and internal housekeeping. Meet needs of Plant manager, Plant controller, Manufacturing Superintendents, Design Managers and corporate directives. Lead over 50 significant safety initiatives during this time frame. Implemented Conservation Strategy and changed the culture of an organization from an over consumer of resources to one that only used what it would need to remain sustainable. Updated a light manufacturing facility (8 buildings-280, 000 sg ft) to best in class facility during a ten-year period. Significantly reduced operating costs and improved every metric of performance. Managed modern machine shop with 14 associates and a crew of ten highly qualified tradesmen.

Experienced with exceeding state, federal and local regulations regarding safety and environmental compliance. Have been through several ISO 9001 re-certifications and internal auditing.

Managed plant contingency plans for unplanned events regarding power losses, fire safety and plant IT.

Managed ongoing vendor relationships and service agreements. Developed scope of work for all contractors and vendors.

Maintained documentation on building electrical grid, DDC system, Fire monitoring system, all specialty gases, high-pressure air delivery, HVAC, sprinkler system, city water/sewer and incoming electrical grid.

Manage and issue monthly and quarterly reports against plant metrics.

Developed short and long-term facility management strategies, developing methods to improve operating efficiencies, decreasing costs and achieving favorable performance against industry benchmarks.

Drive local and corporate best practices throughout the function to ensure consistent and high quality operations.

Conduct mid-year and annual performance reviews for all reports using MBO techniques

Supported over 800 stakeholders and 20 plus manufacturing centers. List of accomplishments takes pages to cover.

June 2000- Dec 2002:

HID Project Manager-Responsible for leading the integration activities for the D-2 manufacturing equipment scheduled to arrive in April 2001. This involved a 2.3 million dollar renovation of building 2 in the Hillsboro facility, which was completed on time and under budget. Executed equipment moves out of the building, constructing a new stockroom, installed new services connectors, extensive construction work, and clean room build and mezzanine construction. Decontaminated whole building of lead, installed all new HVAC units, roof penetrations, curbs and associated ductwork. Painted all ceilings and epoxied all floors. Installed new electrical busses and disconnects, rigged incoming equipment, moved to new locations, connected and supplied all services required. Re-lamped whole building and assisted with equipment debug. World-class result!

Dec 1999-2001:

Project Leader for the transfer of a Lamp making Department from the Hillsboro facility to Nove Zamky Slovakia. Engineered the successful move of 4 manufacturing lines from the Hillsboro facility to Western Europe. Scope was immense and involved training European associates on running existing equipment, dismantling said equipment, preparing equipment for overseas travel, shipping overland and reassembling in Slovakia. Traveled abroad, moved equipment into new factory location, assembled, debugged, met quality criteria and commissioned lines. Two-year project with investment in the millions. Great experience with a great end result.

May 1995-Nov 1999

Maintenance Foreman for the S-8 manufacturing area- Responsibilities were overseeing all maintenance and continuous improvement activities to revive 4 manufacturing lines that were supposed to become obsolete. Developed a PM program, database, spare parts history and new PM policy that improved equipment uptime and product quality almost immediately. Trained all support personnel on new predictive maintenance methods and managed continuous improvement projects from conception to final commissioning. Supervised, staffed, completed performance appraisals and managed a mechanical-electrical team developed budgets for spare parts and new equipment. Always worked closely with mechanical design/electrical engineering to met predetermined goals. Implemented many new devices to improve product quality and throughput. Supported plant safety with ergonomic concerns during this period as an additional responsibility.

March 1988-May-1995

Equipment Specialist for GTE now OSRAM SYLVANIA. Hired to set up a skunk’s works equipment revival program centered on process improvement, designing new devices to improve efficiency and improve equipment uptime. Set up maintenance database for routine scheduled maintenance in capsule department. This comprised 7 manufacturing lines, 2 hard glass tubing cutters and all support equipment. Ran with concepts from design through build, procurement, assembly, installation and debug. Worked across all plant functions to reduce timelines with no electrical design or mechanical design limitations. In effect any task that needed to be completed offline was fair game once approved by the manufacturing manager for said department. Work routine involved downtime planning, equipment upgrades, device design, drafting said devices, procurement of materials, machining necessary parts required, device/equipment assembly, installation and debug. Coordination with techs, design and scheduling was other key responsibility. Fabrication of sheet-metal also a necessary skill set for guarding purposes, cabinets to house electrical components, escapement chutes and product delivery schemes. Fabulous job!

Dec 1985-March 1988

Fabricator/Machine Builder for the Al Melanson Company/Kingsbury Machine. Precision Sheet Metal Job shop environment. Single contributor setting up and operating shears, deburring equipment, punch presses, band saws, press brakes, notchers, power rolls, mig and tig welders. Equipment cabinets, exhaust hoods, construction forms, rigging equipment, utility truck components, cylindrical hoppers are a sample of work done. Excellent math/layout skills can use shrink or stretch-out methods; can project any drawing to obtain true lengths, precision diameters, and angles across all materials regardless of thickness.

August 1981-Nov 1985

Shop Foreman Concise Industries Tucson Arizona-Recruited from College to find suitable location and set up precision sheet-metal shop, assisted with site recommendation, power distribution, equipment purchases, facilities services, equipment layout and installation, paint line installation, hiring associates and every day production requirements. Job shop environment building mostly mainframes for the computer industry, United technologies, Hughes aircraft, Gates Learjet, IBM to name a few. Lots of progressive forming dies in Punch press area, Tumblers, rolls, welders, press brakes, timesavers, shears, millers, lathes, spot-welding equipment. Built satellite dishes, truck racks, trailers, rotisseries and racing enduro motorcycles on the side.

Veteran USAF:

C-130 Hercules Aircraft Maintenance Specialist

Management Training: Certificates in Time and Priority Management, Problem Solving/Decision Making, Effective Communications, Mechanical Technology and Statistical Process Control. Computer Training in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Q & A, and AutoCAD. Certificates from Worcester Poly-technical Institute: Finance, For the Non-Professional, Advanced Management training, Team Building, Coaching and Leading teams. Dale Carnegie Human Relations course on How to win Friends and Influence People. Steve Covey the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Managers. Training in Information Management and Systems, MRP, JIT. Schooled in all faucets of facility management and manufacturing principles. Trained in Kaizen techniques.

Additional Skills: Tig Welding, Stick welding, Mig welding, pipefitting, assembler, machinist, fabricator, electrician, carpenter, mason, painter, motorcycle mechanic, engine builder, small engine repair, landscape specialist, tin knocker, HVAC Tech, contract negotiator, ASU operator, iron worker, designer, troubleshooter, equipment operator and purchasing agent. Have built three homes over the years.

References upon request, Exceptional performance appraisals, 10 years of performance reviews, internal memos, accolades for exceeding goals all available in electronic form with pics of project work in my professional career and personal life.

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