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Process Engineer

Midland, MI
March 01, 2021

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Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with Chemistry Minor May 2020 College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities GPA: 3.48/4.00 EXPERIENCE

Process Engineer July 2020 – Present

The Dow Chemical Company – Midland, Michigan

o Evaluate credible manufacturing scenarios to ensure the compliance of relief valves throughout the site o Work with a cross functional team through the GPM process for the installation of multiple reactors and all necessary supporting equipment

o Engage SME’s through the FEL process to ensure the application of LPP and MET standards on all deliverables o Support various capital, expense, compliance, and improvement projects ranging from $10K-$15M Production Engineering Intern May 2019 – August 2019 The Dow Chemical Company – Midland, Michigan

o Tested the performance and feasibility of new column packing material to improve column lifespan o Investigated pump failures and enhanced pump performance by modifying steam source, allowing an increase in production rates by up to 100 kilograms per hour and reducing overall process downtime o Implemented a recipe tracking system to aid in analysis of process steps and overall batch consistency Polymer Lab Research Assistant June 2018 – January 2020 Ellison Lab – Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science o Used melt blowing on selected polymers and tested the oil filtration and absorption properties of the fiber mats o Synthesized monomers and polymers for experimentation and data collection o Mixed and tested the physical properties of various polymers using the micro compounder and rheometer Quality Engineering Intern May 2017 – August 2017

Medtronic Energy and Component Center – Brooklyn Center, Minnesota o Applied Six Sigma techniques to reduce Spreadsheet Validation process time by greater than 25% o Applied process FMEA to mitigate risks for battery and welding processes to ensure FDA compliance o Updated and reviewed over 60 test method validations for current process equipment LEADERSHIP

Fund Development Committee Member Summer 2020 – Present Mid-Michigan Society of Women Engineers

o Work with the treasurer to fund raise, maintain a monthly budget, and allocate funds to each committee RISE Community Build Pillar Committee Member Summer 2020 – Present The Dow Chemical Company

o Work on a cross functional team to promote peer learning and development for early career employees Director of Society of Women Engineers – University of Minnesota General Outreach Spring 2019 – Spring 2020

o Organized volunteers and activities for outreach events for up to 400 local students at University and community sponsored events

o Applied for grants and maintain an updated budget for each event Sustainability Spring 2018 – Spring 2019

o Introduced sustainable practices to SWE members at monthly general meetings o Communicated with other leaders to assist in planning sustainable events Outreach – See Yourself in CSE Spring 2017 – Spring 2018 o Organized the See Yourself in CSE event for 52 students and families interested in STEM at the University o Coordinated with multiple parties to ensure the event requirements were carried through within the assigned budget and deadlines

Institute on the Environment Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Undergraduate Leader

o Worked on a multidisciplinary team of undergraduates to develop leadership skills outside the classroom o Developed a guide for composting in off campus housing for students SKILLS

Python, MATLAB, Aspen, FloMaster, FTIR, Micro compounding, Extrusion, Melt Blowing, Rheology ACTIVITIES

Contract Bridge Tournaments, Pottery, Travel, Painting, Hockey, SCUBA

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