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Engineer Plant Manager

Location:
Spanish Fork, UT
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Posted:
February 20, 2020

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Kim LeBaron, Manufacturing & Process Engineer

*** ***** *** ****, ******* Fork, 84660, United States, 801-***-****, adbvuh@r.postjobfree.com Nationality American Driving license UT6549167

PROFILE I'm a motivated and experienced Process and Manufacturing Engineer with over 40 years of experience. Over the course of my career I've developed new and innovative design processes, as well as original manufacturing equipment designs, to help the companies I've worked for meet and exceed projected expectations. I have a proven 40 year track record of building-out projects for established companies such as Nestle, as well as start-ups like Cascata. I'm goal-oriented and motivated to help companies improve sustainability, reduce overall costs, and configure the best approaches for the most seamless and effective production. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Jul 2018 — Jan 2020 Manufacturing Process Engineer, Maple Mountain Co-Packing Provo, Utah

• Designed, developed and installed manufacturing lines

• Put forth safe and reliable manufacturing systems for liquid and powder fills

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Re-engineered processes for already developed lines for efficiency and quantatative throughput

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing May 2019 — Feb 2020 Manufacturing Engineer, SeneGence Corona, CA

• Custom designed, developed and installed manufacturing equipment for high vescosity systems

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing Apr 2018 — Oct 2019 Manufacturing Design & Process Engineer, NantEnergy Los Angeles, CA

• Designed a liquid delivery system for a combustable liquid—said liquid being utilized in new battery technology

• System included automation package that provides a chemistry known as Isopar G, at a temprature of minus 10 degrees, as well as at ambient tempratures

• This process also included a leak detection and monitoring component, through a dual-wall insulated conduit, with a closed-loop return system to the same tank

• This system was an original and required an original design Oct 2017 — Aug 2018 Manufacturing Design & Process Engineer, Intermountain Nutrition

Payson, Utah

• Relocation to an upsized facility

• Designed, developed and installed medium speed manufacturing lines

• Put forth safe and reliable manufacturing systems

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Re-engineered processes for already developed lines for efficiency and quantatative throughput

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed and developed customs mezzanines for large-scale ribbon-mixers

• Designed and installed steam and boiler system

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing Jun 2016 — Sep 2017 Manufacturing Design & Process Engineer, Cascata West Valley, UT

• Startup Facility specializing in liquid pouch filling, utilizing form, fill, and seal equipment

• Custom designed two-level pasteurization system on custom designed mezzanine

• Put forth safe and reliable manufacturing systems

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Re-engineered processes for already developed lines for efficiency and quantitative throughput

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed, procured and installed boiler and steam support system

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing Aug 2005 — Aug 2009 Plant Manager and Design Engineer, Sorenco Salt Lake City, Utah

• Custom designed the necessary equipment and components to augment existing lines

• Procured and installed two medium speed 750 ml bottle-filling lines to accomodate customers such as Mona Vie, Xango, and NuSkin for anti-oxidant neautricuticals

• Researched and procured equipment for rapidly-developing cosmetic lines

• Designed clean rooms for cosmetic processing systems

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing May 2005 — Aug 2005 Plant Manager and Process Engineer, H2OIL Andrews, TX

• Developed and installed an innovative system to recycle tank bottom remnants from oil tankers

• Process included the installation of filter presses using diatomaceous earth as a filtering membrane to remove solids and impurities

• Designed and installed filter press and developed the timing and processes from the pumps that would ensure a successful filtering process

Jan 2003 — May 2005 Plant Manager and Manufacturing/Process Engineer, Bear Creek Country Kitchens

Heber, UT

• Designed and installed horizontal form, fill and seal machines, and medium to high-speed filling and weighing systems for specified and recognized pouched soups

• Put forth safe and reliable manufacturing systems

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Re-engineered processes for already developed lines for efficiency and quantatative throughput

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing

• Designed in-place metal detection for volumetric quality control Aug 2009 — Aug 2010 Production Process Engineer, Innovative Flexpak Springville, UT

• Designed and installed horizontal form, fill and seal machines for liquid fill pouches

• Procured and installed equipment to improve my new process designs

• Put forth safe and reliable manufacturing systems

• Worked to ensure budgets were followed and projects were completed by their due date

• Re-engineered processes for already developed lines for efficiency and quantatative throughput

• Installed adaptive design improvements to increase equipment longevity

• Designed layouts for all facets of support systems around manufacturing EDUCATION

Aug 1994 — May 2004 BA Technology Management, Utah Valley University Orem, UT

• Emphasis in manufacturing and combustion related disciplines

• Taught mechanical classes as a student

• Graduated cum laude.

SKILLS Project Management Expert

Knowledge of Regulations and

Compliance

Expert

Employee Training Expert

Customer Service Expert

Communication Skills Expert

Budget Management Expert

Equipment Procurement Expert

COURSES

Jan 2001 — May 2020 Accounting, UVU

Aug 2000 — Dec 2000 CAD Course, UVU

Jun 2017 — Aug 2017 Inventor Program, Online

Mar 2014 — Jun 2014 Master Gardener Program, Utah State University EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Nov 2013 — Dec 2016 Guest Service Missionary, Temple Square Salt Lake City, Utah Jan 1980 — Aug 1994 Scout Master Elk Ridge, Utah and Odessa, MO

Aug 1984 — Nov 1990 Little League Football Coach Payson, Utah Jun 1994 — Feb 2020 Volunteer for LDS Church Services, eg Welfare Square HOBBIES I like to restore muscle cars. I currently have several cars I'm working on, including a '65 SS Impala, a '63 Ford Thunderbird, and '65 Buick Series 400 Wildcat Convertible. I enjoy gardening which I tend to every year with my children and their families, including 31 fruit trees. Each year we can, bottle and freeze-dry our yield—something that provides me a great amount of satisfaction. REFERENCES Paul Smith from Morinda

adbvuh@r.postjobfree.com · 801-***-****

Kayle Neeley from Maple Mountain Co-Packing

480-***-****

Phillip Sheets from SeneGence

adbvuh@r.postjobfree.com · 919-***-****

Miles Fox from Cascada

801-***-****



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