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Six Sigma Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA, 15108
August 25, 2012

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Process Engineer, Almatis Inc., Leetsdale, PA

June 2007 – May 2012

§ Responsible for process improvement and troubleshooting for a plant producing 10,000 MT/year of premium aluminum oxide powders

§ Generated $50,000 in costs savings in 2011 through cycle time improvements

§ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, collaborated on three separate Six Sigma projects

§ Developed business cases for approval of CAPEX, from $5K projects up to $1M projects

§ Experienced in capital start-up and commissioning projects for capacity expansion and product quality improvement

§ Worked with application managers in the development of new products and scale-up from pilot size to full production size

§ Proficient at communication with all levels of company personnel, from plant workers to executive management

§ Mentored engineering interns for the past four summers

§ Familiar with ISO 9000 requirements for quality management systems as well as ISO 14000 Environmental and OHSAS 18000 Health and Safety management systems

§ Participated in safety-oriented project pre-planning and composed several occupational hazard assessment documents

§ Given the Almatis Award of Excellence for quality of work

§ Began as engineering intern in summer 2006, and also January through May 2007


The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

§ Graduation: December 2006

§ Degree: B.S. Chemical Engineering

§ Minor: Chemistry

§ GPA: 3.2

Computer Skills:


§ Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Access

§ Minitab Statistical Software

§ Proplan and HYSYS process simulators

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