mechanical engineer resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Gbenga is an experienced mechanical engineer who is presently motivating and leading the mechanical maintenance team in the ammonia section of a fertilizer plant, I have supervised and participated in operation and maintenance at all stages in the manufacturing, automobile, mineral processing, and building construction industry. Experienced in the area of plant operation and maintenance, repair of pumps, valves, heat exchangers, automobiles, drives, and mechanical power transmission systems.Conveyors, Jaw crusher, cone crusher, and vibrating screen. I have led and supervised teams on fast-running bottling and mineral-crushing plants, I am a team builder who is focused on the delivery of professional and quality service, a loyal and dedicated individual who will invest time and effort to get the job done. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Performance-driven and versatile mechanical engineer with years of experience operating and performing maintenance on mechanical and electromechanical equipments. Adept at successfully managing teams and consistently improving processes. Exceptionally skilled at cultivating solid business relationships and effectively communicating with people from diverse backgrounds. Superior problem-solving and analytical skills and ability to identify the root cause of issues and implement creative,targeted solutions. SOFTSKILLS/CORE COMPETENCIES | Cross-Functional Leadership| Teamwork| Relationship Management| Communication| Applied Research|Data Collection| Analysis & Reporting| Quality Control| Regulatory Compliance | Engine components, pumps, and fuel systems knowledge| Troubleshooting| Scheduling| Production line control

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Operating Procedures Implementation
  • Decision Making
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting Methods
  • Material Handling System
  • Pump and Piping Systems
  • Water and Steam Systems
  • Mechanical Requirements
  • Mechanical Systems Installation
  • Technical Drawings
Education and Training
Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna, Expected in 10/2026 Higher National Diploma : Mechanical Engineering - GPA :
The Polytechnic Birnin , kebbi kebbi Expected in 10/2021 National Diploma : Mechanical Engineering - GPA :
Government Technical College Mali Kaduna Kaduna, Expected in 07/1998 National Technical Certificate And Labor Trade Test Ii&iii : Automobile Mechanic - GPA :
Idex Corporation - Mechanical Engineer
Phoenix, AZ, Nigeria 06/2020 - Current
  • Supervised installation of primary reformer tube gaskets and boxing up(720 tubes)) with zero defects or loss
  • Supervised servicing of primary reformer nozzles and air register controls
  • Supervised the unboxing of ammonia recovery column and rectified leakage using alternative gasket material with more than 50% reduction in cost
  • Supervised removal, replacement and installation of ruptured disc and PSVs after recalibration
  • Supervised the reconditioning of leaking flanges and gaskets (ring and spiral) replacement and installation
  • Supervised removal and installation of strainers and filters on process lines(ammonia, amda, lubrication, etc.)
  • I supervised unboxing, inspection and reconditioning of plate heat exchangers and Hyrdojet cleaning of heat exchanger tubes on tubed types
  • I supervised replacement of failed gland packings on regulating valves
  • I supervised Removal, unboxing, removal and replacement of failed bearings in valve control gearboxes and pumps
  • I supervised the assembling(from package to usage) of reformer catalyst loading and unloading machine
  • I am acting as an interface between my employer and contractors on preventive and corrective maintenance activities in the ammonia section of the fertilizer plant
  • I Collaborate with plant superintendents and managers on plant efficiency and maintenance improvement
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and engage appropriate resources to implement solutions
  • Focused on sustaining equipment performance through quality execution of maintenance
  • Identified deficiencies in mechanical processes to develop improvements
  • Applied mechanical problem-solving skills to develop creative solutions for quality work at economically friendly cost
  • Delegated tasks to entry-level engineers, closely monitoring work to ensure prompt delivery of equipment on Maintenance
  • Troubleshoot and diagnosed gearboxes, centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps, heat exchangers, and valves, quickly made plans for repairs, and monitored use to rectify issues.
  • Performed root cause analysis of problems, documented faults in tracking system and generated daily reports.
  • Used troubleshooting methods to identify issues with mechanical tools.
  • Investigated equipment failures or difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and recommend remedial actions.
  • Mentored and coached junior staff members by giving positive feedback and constructive criticism.
Crh - Plant Supervisor
Hood River, OR, Nigeria 11/2016 - 07/2019
  • Supervised day-to-day functions of the mineral-crushing plant
  • Scheduled deliveries, employee shifts, and equipment maintenance
  • Monitored safety practices and made changes or recommendations
  • Implemented organizational systems to maximize plant efficiency
  • Troubleshoot equipments to reduce service calls and downtime
  • Collaborated with other leaders and executives to direct workflow and support operations
  • Reviewed and assessed ongoing operations, developed initiatives for continuous process improvement and coordinated schedules, and reviewed work performance for staff
  • Planned, organized, and monitored resources to deliver efficient use of labor, equipment, and materials, also kept accurate and detailed records of personnel progress and productivity
  • Created and implemented strategies for improving operational efficiency and accuracy
  • Led improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies and increase revenue.
  • Collaborated with engineering team and other departments to maximize productivity.
  • Delegated tasks to multiple employees while maintaining efficient workplace.
  • Directed and coordinated production activities, encouraging employees to meet specifications.
  • Conducted training in equipment operations and safety procedures, briefing employees of hazards associated with work.
  • Kept records of employees' attendance and working hours for accurate calculation of billable cycle.
Cp Kelco - Technical Manager
City, STATE, Nigeria 09/2011 - 11/2015
  • Delivered exemplary mentoring and training to project teams, which included task delegation and performance evaluation to determine project pace and goal achievement.
  • Managed implementation of new technological improvements resulting in in creased efficiency
  • Delivered exemplary customer service, prompting positive interactions.
  • Identified resources needed to complete tasks, resolved issues with personnel and maintained deliverable estimates.
  • Prioritized and resolved backlogs to alleviate burden on product owners.
  • Analyzed company processes to determine outsourcing feasibility
  • Analyzed project-related information and made recommendations based on discoveries.
Nigerian Breweries Plc - Mechanical Support
City, State, Nigeria 01/2005 - 06/2011
  • Ensured and maintained good housekeeping in work areas
  • Observed machine operation and operating parameters to ensure conformity with set standards
  • Performed first-line maintenance (cleaning, inspection, lubrication and tightening) on packaging machines during production and shutdown/start-up
  • Implemented necessary adjustments during start-up/shutdown and normal operation on packaging line and Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repair on packaging machines and pipeline members(product andutility lines)and relieved packaging shift team leaders
  • Member of the technical improvement team on water consumption in the packaging department
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain an outstanding attendance record
  • Member of the overhaul team
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed
  • Worked withing applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote a safe working environment and Collaborated with team members to achieve target results
  • Technical improvement on bottle washer
  • To eliminate wastage and unnecessary water consumption on bottlewasher machines
  • Downtime reduction on vibrating screen machine
  • To reduce to the lowest possible, downtime resulting from vibrating screen breakdown
  • Best innovation award issued by Nigerian Breweries Plc.Kaduna
  • Changed two glue pump labeling machine to one glue pump machine with less glue consumption
  • Eliminated machine defects by recommending operational adjustments.
  • Led a team of nine(9)on three months training with100% performance
  • Supervised team of thirteen bottling line staff members
  • Supervised a team of twenty-five members (operators, technicians and graduate engineers) crushing plant staff.
  • Performed root cause analysis of problems, documented faults in tracking system and generated daily reports.
  • BSS Consulting Limited
  • Safety,health and environmental awareness course
  • Nigeria Industrial Training Fund
  • Industrial health and safety
  • SoftSkills Management Consult
  • Personal effectiveness and team building
English : B1
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School Attended

  • Kaduna Polytechnic
  • The Polytechnic Birnin
  • Government Technical College Mali

Job Titles Held:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Plant Supervisor
  • Technical Manager
  • Mechanical Support


  • Higher National Diploma
  • National Diploma
  • National Technical Certificate And Labor Trade Test Ii&iii

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