Maintenance Manager - Candidate MP020119

 

maintenance manager

  • AA Degree, 25 + yrs in maintenance, 10+ yrs in beverage
  • Strong Electrical background - PLC installations and troubleshooting
  • High voltage circuit design and wiring
  • Excellent Communication Skills – both verbal and written
  • Low voltage instrumentation and control wiring and control loop setup
  • Sanitary stainless steel and aluminum TIG welding and machine troubleshooting
  • Maintenance troubleshooting of the ammonia system
  • General, ICA, IMA and Goglio built bulk and portion pack packaging
  • Strong preventative maintenance management

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR PLANT ENGINEER / MAINTENANCE MANAGER 2015 – PRESENT

 A $90MM year food and agricultural service manufacturing plant specializing in food grade coatings and post-harvest fruit protection.

  • Implemented several modernization and structural changes to the facility
  • Handle permitting and code requirements
  • Ground up CMMS development and implementation
  • Developed 5-S and Lean processes for 3 facilities as 5-S Practitioner and trainer
  • Wastewater management and trainer for wastewater operation
  • Maintenance and Electrical Employee training, development and management
  • Extensive Research and Development pilot operations
  • Handle CAPEX projects, process development and overall capital budget management. Currently overseeing $3.5MM budget for plant upgrades and facility upgrades

Employed and generally happy, looking for a better opportunity

 

CORPORATE ENGINEERING MANAGER/MAINTENANCE MANAGER 2010 – 2015

Dual roles both as the Manager of Corporate Engineering and as the Maintenance Manager.  We were an SQF level 2 and formerly AIB facility of nearly 600 people. 

  • Developed and handle all engineering capital projects and report to the VP of Operations and CFO.
  • Managed a staff of employees including maintenance, fabrication, electricians and instrumentation and control technicians
  • Designed and managed the expansion of our production capabilities including sanitary fabrication and process control design work
  • Instilled Continuous Improvement throughout the company
  • Maintenance management and troubleshooting of the ammonia system as well as acting as team leader of the Product Safety Management (PSM) system. Given our ammonia system and sulfur dioxide systems I am also a Dept. of Homeland Security licensed team action leader.

 

CORPORATE PACKAGING ENGINEER 2008 – 2010

National Coffee Company - 10 million pounds of product annually

  • 40% improvement in machine efficiency and production
  • Training, management, placement and evaluation of machine operators
  • Production and maintenance scheduling on General, ICA, IMA and Goglio built bulk and portion packaging equip
  • Cap-ex planning, new project implementation, operations, hiring, training and evaluations
  • Strong preventative maintenance management.

 

PACKAGING TECHNICIAN/ SITE EXPERT TRAINER 2003 – 2008

Frito Lay/Pepsico

  • Fabrication, repair, troubleshooting and rebuilds for
  • Product weighers,
  • Form and Fill bag makers
  • Box stuffers
  • Metal detectors,
  • Vibratory and roller and belt conveyance systems
  • Sanitary stainless steel and aluminum TIG welding
  • Factory trained in Markem and Jaguar thermal printers, Ishida form and fill packaging equipment, Hayssen, Douglas and Woodman Polaris Equipment and all essential support equipment

 

LEAD PACKAGING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 2000 – 2003

National Coffee - a multi-million pound per year coffee roasting and packaging facility.

  • Handled all the electrical and mechanical maintenance and machine tuning on a wide variety of U.S. and Italian made packaging machines including Goglio Luigi, TME , Universal, Key pack etc.
  • Designing, backwards engineering, machining, welding and fabrication of difficult to obtain parts.
  • Performed complex electrical diagnostics using CE wiring diagrams and Italian language based Omron, KM and Siemens PLC programs.
  • Especially skilled in diagnostics and repair of GL-26/ GL-18 vacuum and standard vertical form and fill and a wide variety of portion pack machinery.
  • Acted as coordinator and trainer for a crew of packaging maintenance personnel.

 

MAINTENANCE MANAGER 1999 – 2000

Modern sheet metal production shop

  • Managed all maintenance, tuning and troubleshooting operations on Di-Acro punch presses, Amada CNC punch presses, Sheers, Saws, Brakes riveting tools and TIG, MIG and High kVA Spot welders.

 

SHIFT PACKAGING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR 1996 – 1999

Brewery

Conducted plant walk-throughs, scheduled work and oversaw maintenance activities.

  • As working supervisor, performed and oversaw troubleshooting and repairs on motors, Allen Bradley PLC and information super-highway systems, conveyance systems, a wide variety of sensor and peripheral types and performed extensive maintenance and troubleshooting on high-speed packaging, bottling, canning and seamer systems, and palletizing machines.
  • Served as supervisor to crew of 6 maintenance technicians.
  • Designed and assisted in the construction of a variety of specialty packaging and material unloading machines.
  • Experienced with can and bottle depalletizers, hydraulic palletizers, ink jet labelers, Krone rotary labelers, case erectors, HK and Crown counter-pressure bottle fillers, plumbing systems and the entire array of equipment found in a modern full function brewery or wet-pack food plant.
  • Handled extensive metal fabrication including Sanitary stainless TIG welding and aluminum TIG and MIG welding.

 

INDUSTRIAL CHEMIST 1994 – 1996

Cytec Industries

Conducted batch plant operations in a polyacrylamide chemical plant. Performed laboratory analysis and packaging operations.

 

CELLARMASTER 1990 – 1994

Brewery

  • Designed, built and maintained the brewery’s cellar operation during a major growth micro brewery phase of the early 90s.
  • Designed vessels and built piping, silage, filtration and flow-control systems, installed and maintained a variety of pumping, aeration, carbonation and diatomaceous earth filtration systems.
  • Accomplished brewer on an industrial scale
  • Member Master Brewers Association of the Americas
  • Installed and maintained a variety of pumping, aeration, carbonation and filtration systems including centrifugal, positive displacement, metering, air powered diaphragm and hydraulic pumps of various sizes and capacities.
  • Boiler maintenance and operations, Sanitary TIG welding and all aspects of brewery construction and operation.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Currently Pursuing)

Associate Degree

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Current Washington state electrical installation permit holder.
  • Adept at high voltage circuit design and wiring and low voltage instrumentation and control wiring and control loop setup.
  • PLC installations and troubleshooting and adjustment are a long time skill.
  • Current Washington State Water Treatment General Permit holder
  • Former State of Oregon wastewater treatment plant manager license.

 

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