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Engineer Project

Ocean Springs, MS, 39564
August 13, 2012

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John S. Layman, PMP

**** ****** ****, ***** *******, MS 39564

228-***-**** (cell)

Manufacturing Engineer for technical operations with a proven track record for

team building, cost savings and results.


COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, Masters in Business Administration, Project Management Focus, GPA 4.0, Completed March 2011

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, Masters in Systems Engineering, 2001, GPA 3.9

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Completed Graduate level courses in Hazardous Waste Management, Regulatory Compliance, and National Environmental Policy Act Compliance, 1991, GPA 4.0


UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, BSME w/ minor in Naval Sciences

Manufacturing Engineer Experience – 15 plus years related experience

Huntington Ingalls Industries / Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (Shipbuilding) – Manufacturing Engineer, Pascagoula, MS - 2/2004 – 3/2012

• Completed numerous projects to improve production. These include:

o Electrical Plant Mockups

o Panel Line automated welder hydraulic system evaluation

o Cable plant management – improved cable marking for production

o Paint and blast optimization project

o Pre-drilling of electrical foundations for improved efficiency

o National Security Cutter electrical box preparation for production

Received President’s Award for Excellence in 2009. Nominated for a President’s Award for Excellence in 2012.

• Developed the proposal for and received a $100,000 grant for National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) study on Bonding and Grounding. Completed this project with a national team under budget and on schedule. This highly regarded product is being implemented in 2012.

• Lead a 6-Sigma Project to reduce injuries in production. This project was implemented and resulted in a plant-wide reduction in injuries.

• Identified all project risks for the DDG-1000 Integrated Power System design project.

Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company (prime contractor at Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory), Idaho Falls, ID Advisory Systems Engineer, Project Engineering, 8/98 – 1/2004

• Numerous engineering trade studies to select methods to minimize costs while meeting customer requirements.

• Lead team of 11 to research waste storage methods. Database developed for results.

• Worked on systems engineering requirements management project. Developed requirements and project definition for the Pit 9 Alternative Project.

Parsons Infrastructure and Technology, Idaho Falls Idaho and Richland, WA - Senior Systems Engineer 1/96 - 8/98

Planning Lead for OU-7/10 project.

• Tracked cost and schedule for this $100 million project.

• Held progress meetings and produced financial reports.

• Lead a team of 5 to do facility walk-downs of a new processing facility to assure compliance with design requirements. This effort included electrical and mechanical systems.

Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, WA - Senior Engineer, 3/90 -1/96

• Project Lead for three multi-million dollar projects.

• Provided Mechanical Engineering and analysis for a Systems Engineering alternatives analysis.

Clarke American, San Antonio, TX and Philadelphia, PA

• Implemented a major production improvement at our Philadelphia manufacturing plant that substantially improved production and reduced costs.

• Project Manager for the modification of 17 new Heidelberg printing presses involving the installation of a micro-computer PLC control panel, pneumatics, and a major electrical system upgrade. Established formal configuration control procedures for this process.

• Maintained a $440,000 inventory for the above modification and to supply 26 production plants with spare machine parts. Implemented just in time inventory control.

• Lead the work of 105 production and maintenance personnel.

US Navy – Charleston, SC, Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer

• Two years in Charleston Naval Shipyard doing testing of electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems. Lead the efforts of more than 100 shipyard workers and 180 Navy crew during shipyard overhaul.

• Electrical and Interior Communications Division Officer for 4 at sea patrols and a nuclear refueling overhaul of a ballistic missile submarine.

• Advanced training in electrical and electronic theory as part of Nuclear Power School.

Other Training / Qualifications

Project Management Professional Certification, PMI #54413

6 Sigma Green Belt 2008, Certificate Number GB12510457

Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER) 40 Hour, renewed in 2008


Married for 29 years

Master SCUBA Diver

Small Boat Sailing

Grant writer for Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron

Prolific writer; magazine articles and short stories

Enjoy reading, fishing and hunting

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