Master of Science Management and Bachelors in Packaging, designing defect-free containers for all types of products.
*Technical knowledge in industrial, automotive, quality, pharmaceutical and medical packaging applications.
*Extensive design experience with returnable and expendable containers.
*Available with a 2 week notice
Microsoft Office Products
Packaging Performance Testing
Steel Rack Fabrication
Professional Development, Fred Pryor Seminars, 2005.
Project Management, Financial Management, Human Resources Representative.
Software Training include Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, AutoCad, Unigraphics, Microstation.
Quality Systems Auditor Certificate, Pilkington North America, 2004 - QS-9000, ISO-9000, cGMP, 5S.
Packaging EngineerFuyao Glass America － Lake Orion, Michigan
Develop and Purchase expendable packaging for new business launches
Develop and Purchase returnable packaging for new business launches.
Issue the packaging cost for new business request for quotes.
Communicate with customers regarding packaging approvals for concepts and prototypes.
Submit customer packaging data forms using web portal.
Calculate returnable container fleet sizes to meet customer annual demand.
Assist with the in-house repair of returnable steel racks and conversion of export contianers for domestic reuse.
01/2012 to 01/2015
Packaging EngineerJAC Products － Saline, MI.
Developing and Implementing the Package/Product Development process for concept, sampling, purchasing, production, and labeling.
Engineering and business communication with packaging/product suppliers to obtain cost quotes, samples, production timing, and technology updates ASTM/ISTA performance testing protocols for truck, rail, export, and air shipments to maintain product/package integrity.
The ability to achieve cost savings via design efforts, automated equipment installations, and leveraging purchasing activities.
Returnable container fabrication specifications/standards for steel rack welding, plastic bulk bins/totes, wood crates, plastic/kraft corrugated, and fastener materials.
01/2011 to 01/2012
Packaging EngineerElite Staffing Tenneco Automotive － Monroe, MI
Develop and manage the packaging processes for Tenneco Automotive ensuring cost effectiveness, package integrity, product quality, and conformance to customer specifications.
Product line includes Monroe/Walker Shock Absorbers, Strut Assemblies, and Exhaust/Emission Controls.
Design and implement packaging solutions converting suppliers from expendable to returnable packaging.
Lead meetings with management and staff regarding the packaging system process.
Write standard work processes and train employees, suppliers and third part logistic providers.
Perform site visits for training, monitoring processes, product review and inventory audit.
Assist in design and creation of packaging solutions where customized packaging is required.
Control costs of packaging and focus on cost reductions and cost avoidance.
Train Materials Managers and logistic staff on process updates and all mandatory SAP tracking transactions.
Analyze packaging proposals for new projects, detect potential issues and work on solutions with shop floor management and customers.
Test, analyze and select materials for packaging based upon durability and cost effectiveness.
Update and improve SAP transactions that display packaging in transit.
01/2009 to 01/2011
Materials HandlerSt.John Health Providence Park Hospital － Novi, MI
Material Handling, Pharmacists, and Pharmacy Technicians interface with the Pyxis Medstations to load and unload medications.
Assessed incoming package change requests for accuracy, completeness, consistency for associated components, implementation timing, structural packaging impact, and type of request against internal guidelines.
Operate and changeover packaging machinery for unit dose tablets and liquid filling prescriptions.
Sterile, Aseptic, Infection Control, and GMP application knowledge.
Member of an intra-disciplinary team responsible for meeting the pharmaceutical needs of customers.
Demonstrate personal commitment to core values through active involvement in the quality improvement process.
Voice ideas for process improvement.
Assists in the development, coordination, and monitoring of departmental quality indicators.
Participate in staff meetings.
Familiar with pharmaceutical production packaging, structural package specifications, labeling and labeling guidelines, and proofreading technology.
Excellent computer skills involving data and document management.
Flexible and capable of prioritizing projects and meeting deadlines.
Rotated inventory, maintained required stock levels within specified operational pharmacy dispensing areas, distributed medications to designated non-pharmacy departments and satellite locations.
Retrieved product from loading dock/direct to the storeroom, utilized pallet jack, supply cart or hand truck.
Unpacked shelves, and rotated pharmaceutical orders on a daily basis.
Demonstrated safe work practices and attitudes, followed safety rules, worked to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors.
Participated in organizational and departmental safety programs.
Actively participated in improving customer service performance scores in accordance with department, hospital and system initiatives.
Restocked designated operational areas within the Pharmacy Department.
Delivered and collected medications to and from the patient care areas and other hospital departments.
Generated reports, pick lists, other computer printing.
Maintained logs, records, and documentation accurately.
Filed documentation in the appropriate manner and location.