Dedicated Process Engineer with capacity and quality improvement, and downtime reduction experience. Knowledgeable about a broad spectrum of manufacturing processes, particularly automotive plastics paint application.
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering, December 2016 University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 3.85/4.0 GPA Minor in Computer Science
Associate Process Engineer, 01/2017 to Current Tesla – Fremont, CA
Developed the TPM system for the Durr paint robots as well as the daily checklist that the engineering techs currently use.
Led the commissioning of the CO2 cleaning robots and ionization bars, which decreased dirt per facias by 40%.
Reduced the overall plant cycle time by isolating each loading/unloading pitch with its own safety light curtain, which led to a more uninterrupted flow.
Led the commissioning of a 2nd air unit for the prime heated flash that reduced the cycle time from 80 to 70 seconds.
Assisted in robot application adjustments to improve quality.
Implemented robot path programs using 3D-Onsite.
Aided in the troubleshooting of Durr robots in order to reduce production downtime.
Chemical Engineer/Process Controls Intern (3 terms), 01/2015 to 08/2016 Valspar - EPS – Marengo, IL
Designed, scoped, and wrote two capital projects for process improvement in areas of cycle time, QA, and safety that will increase product yield by 2 million pounds annually.
Identified root cause of poor quality batches for two high priority products, resulting in decrease of filtration bags used from an average of 80 bags to 8 bags per batch.
Collaborated with engineers and plant managers regarding standardization, documentation, and implementation of recipe management system for batching control using GE Proficy Batch Execution software.
Configured, designed and wrote SQL code for productivity reports using MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) that are used in the justification of process improvement projects.
Research Assistant, 05/2013 to 08/2013 Universidad Pontificia Comillas – Madrid, Spain
Conducted testing on adhesives to analyze mechanical properties of different adhesives using material testing machines.
Operated and interpreted software used in the quantitative comparison of different adhesives.
Continuous Aqueous Extraction of Soybean Oil Senior Design Project, 01/2016 to 06/2016
Designed manufacturing process, performed economic analysis, and provided recommendations to make design profitable.
Modeled process using ChemCAD simulation software, performed HAZOP analysis, and developed P&ID's for process.
Training program implementation
Fluent in Spanish and English
ChemCAD - chemical process simulation software
Autodesk AutoCAD software
Proficient inC, C++, Python, T-SQL, and Java
Deans List: 6 semesters
President\'s Award Scholarship: Fall 2012 - Current