managing partner resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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  • 12 years of experience with Management, Sales, and Engineering for Industrial Kilns, Manufacturing, Refractory products, Process and Thermal Engineering, Industrial Furnaces , PFD, P&ID, Pressure vessels, Combustion Systems, Hydraulics, Fluid/Pressure Systems, Industrial Heating, and Fabrications per NFPA, ASME, API and other standards
  • Expertise in sales strategy, conducting design reviews, establishing Bill of Materials, supervising personnel, estimating labor, establishing schedules, create
  • Schematic Reading
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Technical Drawings
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Process Management
  • Cost Estimates
  • System Integration
  • Request for Proposals RFPs
  • Engineering Design
  • Team Management
  • NFPA 86
  • Field Service
  • Combustion Systems
  • Personnel Management
  • Budget Control
  • Operations Oversight
Technical Experience
Managing Partner, 01/2022 - Current
Darden Restaurants, Inc. Roanoke, VA,
  • LH Technical LLC is an engineering, design, and service company specializing in combustion engineering, energy efficiency, and process automation. Primary applications are industrial kilns, ovens, and furnaces with projects including burner and control retrofits, process audits, and maintenance support.
  • Conducts site visits to assess existing combustion systems in industrial furnaces, ovens, and kilns and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Staying up to date with the latest developments in burner and combustion system technology and applying this knowledge to improve LH Technical LLC's offerings.
  • Managing day-to-day operations of the business, including budgeting, financial planning, and staffing
  • Overseeing project management and ensuring that all projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Recruiting and hiring employees, providing training and coaching, and conducting performance evaluations
Director of Combustion Systems and Services, 02/2020 - 01/2022
James Hardie Cleburne, TX,
  • Manages team of sales, engineering, and service maintenance that supply and supports combustion system rebuilds, MRO, and projects for industrial kiln and furnace applications.
  • Provides direct leadership to field service group by establishing quote standards, technical execution, and proper documentation and reporting. -
  • Developed ‘Combustion 101’ a comprehensive training program that covers thermal design, pressure drops, valve sizing, safety, burner selection, controls, and applications specific to combustion applications. -
  • Technical liaison for specifying, deigning, and providing the proper burner and control application for a variety of processing industries. -
  • Generated, managed, and executed turnkey thermal furnace and oven projects. -
  • Utilize knowledge of combustion and thermal processes to gain market share in west market at a 74% success rate. - $.240MM in first quarter bookings allowed sustainability though COVID pandemic -
  • Designed Maintenance systems that support NFPA 86 and NEC compliance. -
  • Provides training on proper maintenance of rebuilds and retrofits in steel mills and foundries -
  • Conducted risk assessments to ensure that all safety regulations are followed in the design, installation, and operation of upgraded burner and combustion systems
Steel Site Manager, 10/2019 - 02/2020
Air Liquide Branchburg, NJ,
  • VAS/CPT (Site (CMC) Announced closure of Melt shop operations)
  • Coordinated schedules of vendors and service providers to handle diverse operational and supply needs.
  • Responsible for maximizing the performance and application of all refractory product related to the Ladle, Electric Arc Furnace, and tundish for melt shop operations.
  • Pivotal in developing and managing team maintenance staff responsible for executing continuous improvement initiatives - Recognized by supplier (Rockwell Automation) for unique application and use of Allen-Bradley PLC in EAF upgrade.
  • Key member in developing costing and proposal for new Cost-per -ton opportunity
  • Developed significant relationships with Key customer while assisting with performance trial of HWI product
  • Received focus recognition card for ‘exceed objectives and drive forward’ by supporting VAS group during slag-line brick trial
Technical Sales Manager, 01/2016 - 03/2018
Dade Moeller Las Vegas, NV,
  • Responsible for average of 5.6MM in annual bookings -Technical Sales Manager for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of Thermal and Chemical Processing equipment for the steel, transportation, and Wastewater industries.
  • Member of management team assigned to generate new sales and customer technical training strategies for North American operations.
  • Forecasted and formulated regional sales growth plans including: strategic account tactics, new product applications, and targeted customers. Efforts have led to 7 percent profit growth over past two years.
  • Builds relationships with customers Engineering, Purchasing, and Operations disciplines positioning Pennant as the supplier choice.
  • Manage and train Sales Representative’s Inside and Outside Sales on product and marketing initiatives.
  • Provide customers with quotes, in coordination with Sales Engineers, and closes new business
  • Manages problem solving account cClaireenges (quality, billing, pricing, etc.). Coordinates with internal customers
  • Specifies our products with customer’s Engineering and Product Development teams
  • Prepares timely reports: sales forecast, market trends, operational cClaireenges, and competitors’ actions. Works with CRM tool for data and account management activities
Product Manager - High Temperature Fabrications , 10/2014 - 01/2016
Alloy Engineering Company City, STATE,
  • Technical and commercial lead for the Sales, design, management and fabrication of high-temperature and corrosion resistant blowers, fans, and nickel alloy fabrications.
  • Direct Report and lead for a cross functional group of engineers that ensure projects and deliverables are executed on time and within scope.
  • Increased sales effectiveness by increasing product knowledge through educational offerings, marketing materials, communications and technology so that the focus is on selling solutions, not products.
  • Monitor performance of outside sales in effort to ensure account managers utilize proper resources.
  • Developed customer relationships by meeting expectations and solving needs.
  • Execute value selling strategies to monetize technical features and benefits that supersede commodity buying.
  • Generate proposals and bids that specify the design, cost, and resources for new and custom-made product lines.
  • Key member in improving the onetime delivery of proposals and quotations by 50 percent in the past year.
  • Executed projects and cost control in companies MRP system and updates customer relationships within companies CRM database.
  • Responsible for verifying the design and mechanical integrity of products, ensuring design performance, and conformity to ASME, NFPA, AMCA and other standards.
  • Provide leadership and technical discipline using six sigma and lean manufacturing principles to plan and implement robust processes.
  • Ensure field compliance with contract, regulatory and legal requirements by reviewing project documentation and communicating requirements to operations supervisors and staff.
Process Engineer, 01/2014 - 10/2014
CMI Industries America City, STATE,
  • -Executes the Process portion of the project, conforming to contract requirements and guarantees, budget, and schedule.
  • Reviews specifications and evaluate guarantees to non-standard process engineering related issues during the proposal phase of the contract
  • Conducts design reviews and tests. Liaise with Program Manager, Design Director, and Production Manager to transition products from design and prototype through production and completion.
  • Performed pressure and flow calculations to specify required valve, pump, and hydraulic components.
  • Provides proposal engineers with standards and design criteria for sizing furnaces, combustion and atmosphere gas systems, and other process equipment
  • Provides support during installation and start-up of projects, ensuring engineering and design efforts were completed in accordance with project scope, schedule, and costs.
Project Engineer, 08/2011 - 09/2012
Tenova Core City, STATE, Olstrad
  • -Liable of creating project schedule, budget, and assigning resources while honoring scope.
  • Performed essential furnace calculations including a thermal heat balance to establish, energy requirements, Refractory heat loss Calculation, Stress and loads for material handling, pipe and valve sizing based on enduser natural gas pressures, and combustion fan sizing.
  • Developed Bill of Material (BOM) based on technical specifications
  • Specified and developed combustion systems based on customer performance and safety requirements
  • Revised and approved technical drawings created with Auto-Cad, Inventor, and Pro-Engineer
  • Utilized strength in Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Heat Transfer to optimize furnace performance while staying within project budget.
  • Supervised as well as provided Training and support to the development of engineers, technicians and nontechnical associates during start up and commissioning stage.
  • Executed Field Service roles including burner balancing and safety Inspections per NFPA-86 regulations
  • Conducted energy savings, Nox Control, material handling, and equipment functionality Analysis.
  • Involved in the proposal stage of the engineering process including documentation and component.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Engineering Management, Expected in 05/2011
Robert Morris University - Coraopolis, PA
Status -
Activities and Honors
  • Association of Iron and Steel Technology – Energy & Utilities Technology Committee
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated

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School Attended

  • Robert Morris University

Job Titles Held:

  • Managing Partner
  • Director of Combustion Systems and Services
  • Steel Site Manager
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Product Manager - High Temperature Fabrications
  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer


  • Master of Science

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