I have an extensive background in the development and implementation of preventative maintenance procedures, as well as developing routine and specialized maintenance procedures. I have worked in the food industry as well working with the defense industry in the development of maintenance procedures of all types including development of fault isolation procedures. I am well versed in maintenance programs such as SAP and NetFacilities.
Working knowledge of engineering
Strong leadership abilities
Root cause analysis
Cause and effect analysis
Timely safety audits
Practices safety and sanitation standards
Bachelor of Science, 15 hours left: University Studies and Mechanical Engineering University of Texas - Arlington BS University Studies w/Mechanical Engineering, 15 hours to degree completion.
Completed US Naval Nuclear Power School -
Reactor Operations/Maintenance: Nuclear Reactor Operations/Maintenance US Naval Nuclear Power School - Pocatello, ID
05/2014 to Current
Maintenance Manager/SupervisorHeritage Family Specialty Foods – Grand Prairie, TX
I have been hired to run the maintenance department, including facilities, of a privately owned food plant.
My primary task, at present, is to bring the maintenance program up to a first class maintenance department.
I prepared for and succeeded in getting our company SQF certified.
As the manager I am responsible for all phases of running the maintenance department including the development of preventative and predictive maintenance department policies and procedures.
I have authority to determine parts requirements, spare parts inventory and purchases and coordinate all vendor contracts, concerning maintenance, in all aspects of the plant.
I ensure all safety, GMP and HAACP procedures are enforced, provide training for mechanics and promote positive employee relations throughout the plant.
Repaired and maintained culinary machines and support equipment including maintaining and operating the NH3 and steam systems.
Responsibilities included PM program, ordering repairs, spare parts inventory and general building maintenance.
07/2005 to 10/2006
Maintenance Technician IIDoskocil – Arlington, TX
Responsibilities included insuring quality control, health, OSHA and safety standards were met.
Repairs and maintenance of high-pressure injection molding machines and support equipment.
Also, hydraulic and electrical repairs, including three phase motors, process controls, welding and fabricating.
08/1998 to 07/2005
OwnerFox Industries, Inc – St. Petersburg, FL
Directed 6 direct reports and coordinated with multiple vendors Own, operate and manage a fleet of commercial fishing vessels.
Provide logistic support for spare parts, safety equipment, repairs and maintenance and oversaw budget.
05/1987 to 07/1998
Logistics Project ManagerLockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control - Dallas – Grand Prairie, TX
Directed 15 maintenance engineers.
Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control-Dallas, Grand Prairie, TX.
Developed the PAC-3 program's Depot Maintenance Study for both the PAC-3 missile and its associated Ground Support equipment.
Provided the analysis of maintenance requirements for various weapons systems and their associated support equipment.
Generated system specifications and defined system requirements for the U.S.
Army Missile Command pertaining to the FDDM, IFCS/MLRS launcher and family of weaponsystems.
Coordinated the conversion of MIL STD 750-16 LSAR Data Base to MIL STD 1388-2B for the MLRS program.
Developed the LSAR Data Base for the Patriot/ERINT integration program in 1388-2B utilizing SLIC/2B operating system.
Developed a LSAR Data Base, U.S.
Army training and lesson plans and successfully executed a logistics demonstration for a new restricted Army program.
I developed a user's manual to familiarize new employees with the SLIC/2B Operating System as pertaining to maintenance task analysis.
09/1984 to 03/1986
Electrical Field EngineerNuclear Power Plants including Comanche Peak, TX – Clinton, IL and San Onofre, CA.
Responsibilities included the supervision of craft and of project electrical test and project I&C technicians in the removal and replacement of reactor compartment electrical penetrations.
Determined and implemented work schedules of said personnel.
Performed detailed systems analysis in the design of class 1E electrical raceway and support systems.
Graduated USN Nuclear Power School. Reactor Operations/Maintenance.
I do believe in and support a culture of ownership.
I have the ability and resources to only recruit and hire top talented team members to drive success in the Maintenance Department.
My background clearly lets me identify specific development needs for the department, develop and execute a training plan to drive personal development by utilizing a training matrix.
Strongly support execution of required OSHA training and have done so.
Supported and participated in the development of key safety initiatives and programs to drive accident frequency rate reduction.
Driven and participated in the implementation of Self Managed Work Team and ensure comprehensive training of department personnel.
I am a strong believer in quality and will drive a quality mindset with all department employees.
More than capable of evaluating all functions within the department, including the work order system, preventative maintenance system, planning process and parts room operation.
Understands that a MMS process is the key to the success of the maintenance department and I will ensure proper training and development.
I have the determination that will insure a thorough audit, trust and verify each area to determine current state and status.
Demonstrated ability to develop improvement plans when necessary.
Performing an evaluation of the direct reports so that a training plan can be developed will be one of the first projects I will undertake in this position including meeting with each team member to review skills and abilities and put a training plan in place where necessary.
Developing an in-depth understanding of the plant processes is something I will make a priority including understanding the current state of equipment, support systems and getting to know the vendor systems and contacts I have a proven record of understanding the needs and direction of the Production Department as I consider them my primary customer.
I enjoy attending operation meetings to get a better insight of processes.
I spend as much time as possible each day to actually watch the process as production is being run as this is the only way one can truly understand plant processes as well as reviewing plant equipment to understand the current status of that equipment.
I have always developed and maintained excellent relationships with vendors and frequently review contracts with them putting the company's interest first.
Demonstrated ability to monitor ongoing performance of individuals and strongly believe in coaching and mentoring.
I can and will most likely exceed the department's PM rate standard.
I will strive to deliver labor and overtime costs to budget.
I have the ability to plan, schedule and execute plant activities to hit budgeted costs for repairs and maintenance.
Demonstrated ability to plan, review and execute the work order and preventative maintenance systems on a timely / consistent manner to meet or exceed performance standards.
Assisting mechanics in the execution of their day to day performance and offer improvement / training to enhance their skill sets is something I consider crucial to developing respect from the team.
I have the ability to manage a team working on capital projects and working with corporate engineers, Plant Controller and vendors as necessary for the project effectiveness.
I have executed and supported capital and engineering projects, on time and on budget with my own business in the past.
I have executed a PM program and work order systems per company guidelines in the past.
I have demonstrated the ability to provide the necessary hiring, training, mentoring and leadership to meet business and performance objectives within the parameters of the department / facility's budget.