Plant Manager / Process Engineering Manager / Turn-Key Project Manager

Team Building ● Plant Start-Ups ● Plant Expansion ● Plant Safety Compliance

Results-oriented, detail focused, hands-on professional with a successful record of accomplishments from within industry. Skilled in reducing process cost, analyzing process/mechanical issues and designing process improvement test procedures, building motivated teams. Known for analytically assessing and adapting to situations, detailed-dependable work with high ethical standards. 



  • Striving for improvements in areas of safety, defect & rework reduction and decrease production cost.

  • Developing weakness into strengths, both on personal level and training team members, I enjoy sharing and teaching skills.

  • Devising creative solutions to challenges, track record of bringing unique solutions to the table.

  • Identifying and remaining current with technologies and industry trends.

  • Identifying root cause issues and determining corrective actions.


Professional Experience


         On-site project management, construction supervision

         Experience; DOE, Capability Studies and Root Cause Analysis

         Multiple Turn-Key Plant Start ups

         Complete Plant P&L responsibility

Safety and OSHA Compliance


Plant Manager

Lead plant start-up from building shell to $36M per year in sales.

  • Lead a $15,000,000 startup from building construction phase to 1,600,000 lb. per month in production.
  • Implemented plant 6 S protocols.
  • Built a motivated team of 68 employees largely from pool of agency associates: by creating an inclusive work culture while encouraging individual accountability to the over-all team.


Process Engineering Manager

As a member of the management team, I directly lead 16 production, quality technicians and lab personnel.

  • Established and wrote plant wide operational manual.
  • Developed the plant quality plan.
  • Achieved 60% reduction in scrape rates.
  • Reduced material usage variances by 46%.
  • Obtained via tooling re-design and specifications 66% decrease of secondary material usage.


Process and Project Consultant


Working on contract base, providing outsourced extrusion process engineering.   Providing production and maintenance training & education, established and wrote process SOP protocols and problem solving guides.  Provided project management services.

Completed Six-Sigma Certification.

  • Achieved 45% reduction of scrape rates and reduced rework by 17%, by design and implementation of extrusion training program and fine tuning extrusion parameters and procedures within a unionized plant.
  • Delivered a plan and 18 month timeline for a $3.5M extrusion-expansion project. When completed resulted in capable annual revenue growth in excess of $22.5M.
  • Implemented an extrusion plant upgrade resulting in a 20% decrease of unscheduled downtime.