AFOLABI SAMSON, M. Eng.
Dedicated graduate Chemical engineer adept at coordinating and prioritizing workloads, setting effective process monitoring and maintaining line equipment in peak operating conditions. Top-notch abilities include communicating directions, eliminating non-conformances to processes and products, and process and product improvement. A motivated professional highly experienced in developing innovative ideas and providing troubleshooting and resolution to technical and complex issues to improve safety, quality, operations efficiency and ergonomics using lean manufacturing tools such 5S, root cause analysis and cause and effect analysis. Committed to motivating and providing technical support to the team/other professionals to achieve production goals while ensuring efficient process improvement. Ready to apply my experience to a dynamic position at your organization.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND SKILLS
Quality Management: Knowledgeable quality control, Total Quality Management (TQM), CTX, Critical to (quality, cost and process), ISO 9001 (quality management system), ISO 14001 (environmental management system) and customer specific requirement.
Health and Safety (HSE): Knowledgeable in GMP, WHIMS, HAZOP, HACCP, OHSA.
Supervisory Management and Leadership: 3 years’ experience in team leadership, supervising, Coaching, designing job aids and training manuals to promote operational excellence culture, standard operating procedure and safe equipment handling. Proven leadership, problem solving and decision making skills.
Software: Proficiency in Microsoft suite, Microsoft Visio, Solidworks,1 years’ experience in SAP (control inventory, creating work notification, process order, waste and scraps (broken and rejected), knowledge of Aspen Hysys and ChemSep for plant design, designing piping and instrumentation diagrams, process flow diagrams and process models.
Project management and solution based engineering with technical and analytical ability to carry out trouble shooting activities, performing root cause analysis, and providing requirements for process improvement
Highly organized, confident and ability to take risk
Ability to learn and adapt to new process or environment quickly.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Very reliable in confidentiality, fast paced working skills and meeting deadlines.
Excellent cultural awareness and understanding of work in the Canadian artic weather conditions.
Farm Boy Inc. 2019 - 2020
Addressed customer questions and explained key information about newly stocked dairy offerings.
Confirmed pricing accuracy and checked all department signage, maintaining correct sale prices
Pulled out of date products from shelves and cases, disposing of items in proper bins.
Prioritized job duties, delegating tasks to team of 12 department employees.
Verified that all merchandising standards were maintained daily.
Completed floor replenishment to guarantee size availability and promote customer satisfaction.
Delegated work to employees based on shift requirements, individual strengths and unique training.
Created strategies to develop and expand existing customer sales, resulting in 35% increase in monthly sales.
Processed shipments and maintained organized stock shelves.
Exceeded targeted sales goals by 23.5%.
Automotive Assembly Technician
Mytox manufacturing (Magna International) 2018 - 2019
Utilized hand and power tools, detailed work. Provided own quality controls following set company standards.
Trained new employees on how to perform various assembly procedures.
Inspected each part before being shipped to the customers
Disassembled and reworked test units for production, while maintaining assembly line processes.
Perform quality checks on products and parts.
Coordinate materials handler for accurate and timely distribution of materials to assembly line to meet up production target and reduce waste in term of time.
Worked in injection moulding section by inspecting moulded part to ensure product quality conformance.
PZ Cussons Plc 2016 - 2017
Monitored and controlled process conditions and set points in the daily production of tons of sulphonic acid used in detergent.
Monitored the performance index of fluidized bed for the production of 100 of tons’ detergent.
Coordinate mixing of petroleum jelly in automated jacketed reactors, flow chemistry set up and evaluated process safety requirements using differential scanning calorimetry.
Assisted in the laboratory to analyse samples with various lab equipment and interpret the results.
Monitored production processes to ensure reduction in waste accumulated in terms of time and materials.
Worked with quality, and health safety and environmental team to perform safety routine checks and studies using (HAZOP) and QRA.
Supported in modification of process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), line designation table (LDT).
Responsible for leading the team to perform all changeover and sanitation procedures as predetermined in order to complete them with the minimum possible downtime.
Ensured 5S standard are enforced and Kaizen are frequently raised. Coached production team on quick kaizen and quick kaizen reporting process.
Created, reviewed and updated internal SOPs as necessary to ensure HACCP & GMP compliance.
Supported quality control using statistical analysis to develop production quality and ensure no deviation from quality procedure.
Employed lean six sigma using the DMAIC methodology to increase process and product quality and efficiency
Conferred with team engineers and other personnel to resolve system malfunctions, and document technical information.
Supported quality control using statistical process control analysis to develop production quality
Employed chromatography technique to determine residence time distribution during chemical experimentation and testing to support slit pores optimization.
Specified fluidised bed system components and direct modification of products to conform with engineering design and performance specifications
Assisted with troubleshooting system / process / equipment issues to determine identify the root cause of out of control or breakdown situations and determine necessary remediation.
Nairda Electromechanical Limited 2014 - 2015
Implemented total preventive maintenance program by planning and coordinating major scheduled maintenance outages
Established and maintain a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts and maintenance history of equipment
Implemented and manage a risk-based maintenance strategy to meet business safety, environmental, financial and operational objectives at minimum cost and in the safest manner
Prepared report, analyze data and makes recommendations for improving and solving maintenance-related problems
Ensure to maintain adequate inventories of tools, supplies and parts to accurately repair all equipment.
Ensures compliance to company safety and security standards, procedures and policies.
Ensure maintenance personnel wears and utilizes all safety equipment correctly as needed.
Ensure to keep cleanliness at shop and storage areas as well as well-stocked, organized following company color coded program.
Inspect regularly machinery with respect to safety issues inclusive but not restricted to ground and trip hazards, non-functioning lights, broken pieces along with exposed wiring.
Establish priorities, goals and expectations to prepare action strategies and plans to accomplish same working with team.
Masters in Engineering (M. Eng.) Chemical Engineering 2019
University of Ottawa, Ottawa- Canada Graduate Research Project
Title: Optimization of Slit pore using High Performance Liquid Chromatography with 2D/3D twinned Alumina Nano sheets in a pack bed reactor.
Bachelor’s degree (B.Eng.) Chemical Engineering
Lagos State University
Undergraduate Research Project
Title: Determination of Adsorption capacity of activated carbon in the treatment of wastewater contaminated with Methylene blue”
Plant design project
Title: “Plant design for the production of 36000kg/day of MEK using Hysys.
Project Management Professional (PMP)
HSE from British International Safety Organization (BISO)
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), EIT – P Eng. eligible
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)