Seeking a position in the polymer composite industry as a process engineer. I have a proven track record of more than twelve years experience in polymer science and engineering, process development, and pilot and production plant operations. In addition I have a complete understanding of product development of high-performance engineered polymers used in consumer and industrial products that are designed to meet highly technical customer requirements.
Process Engineer January 2010 to CurrentPorex Technologies － Fairburn, Georgia
Porex Corporation is a market leader in porous materials development, manufacturing, and innovation.
Communicate with customer to establish performance goals and objectives and discuss material and design alternatives with customer design engineers.
Operate SolidWorks 2011 software to generate highly complex drawings based on design specs, following general design principles.
Applies ingenuity and knowledge of a broad range of solid and/or porous plastic manufacturing processes in determining the selection, layout, detail and explanatory notes of drawings.
Work with or supervise engineering tech(s) and/or tool room personnel in developing prototype tooling and processes for complex product applications.
Design experiments for testing and verification plans for new products, and coordinate tests of prototype or existing production parts.
Prepare capital expense justification for purchase of new testing equipment.
Prepare customize reports, analyses or technical documentation for customer or for internal marketing/sales staff as requested or as appropriate to document performance characteristics under various operational conditions.
Determine Acceptable AQL and CPK requirements based on customer or internal performance specifications.
Conduct or supervise field testing at customer location, and participate in product development meetings with customer engineers.
Process Engineer January 2006 to January 2010FiberVisions Products, Inc － Athens, Georgia
FiberVisions is as world leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing synthetic fiber based on polyolefin.
The company utilizes its proprietary technology portfolio and state of the art manufacturing facilities to service selected industries with fibers and supply innovative products for customers.
Develop a clear link between the quality management systems and the company strategy and activities to result in a natural evolutionary approach to improving the company's performance.
Implement continuous improvements and waste control using Lean Sigma/Six Sigma approach.
Coordinate cost effective procurement solutions in the value chain from supplier to customer.
Write test letters and insure all requirements are met from the planning, implementation, and conclusions of new products.
Coordinate a tailored fiber designed specifically for a given composition of fiber properties, machinery, and end product.
Interface with customers as needed to evaluate the performance of all suppliers of products for our finished goods on a yearly basis.
Investigate all complaints working closely with sales and production personnel and troubleshoot production issues.
Research & Development Scientist January 2002 to January 2005Kimberly-Clark Corporation － Atlanta, Georgia
Kimberly-Clark is a leading global health and hygiene company with operations in 37 countries with posted sales of $15.1 billion in 2004 and home to some of the world's most trusted and recognized brands.
Developed anti-microbial water-based coatings for non-woven substrate for personal care products.
Involved in the research and product development of adult incontinence products.
Managed development of water based odor reduction coatings for hydrophobic surfaces to reduce human and household mal-odors.
Conducted study in more efficient ways of coating the hydrophobic surfaces with modified silica nanoparticles and tested the efficiency in total removal of sulfur and amine odors.
Developed primer for binding the modified silica nanoparticles to paper and non-woven substrates.
Performed research and testing of new compounds for odor reduction ability using HPLC, SPME GC-headspace, and Zeta-probe.
Process Engineer January 1996 to January 2002AER Energy Resource, Inc － Atlanta, Georgia
AER Energy Resources was engaged in research and development of zinc-air batteries that convert oxygen to electricity to power cellular phones, pagers, hand-held video recorders and other small electronics.
Implemented improved technology for the manufacturing of diffused air carbon electrodes.
Developed and managed research in conductive polyamide-based coating for metal plates.
Established priority with developing a variety of catalytic systems for oxygen reduction.
Initiated and validated work in the development of the new generation of Zn electrode.
Conducted research and testing of row material and final products using SEM/EDS, MACCOR, GS, EG&G Potentiostat.
Instrumental in designing databases for R&D lab, project management, sample storage and distribution.
M.S : Chemical Engineering, 1 1996Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical TechnologyChemical Engineering
B.S : Chemical Engineering, 1 1993Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical TechnologyChemical Engineering
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) 2.
John G.MacDonal, Kevin P.McGrath, Irene Kuznetsov, Jaeho Kim, "Method for reducing odor using colloidal nano-particles", No. 200500084412 (2005) Irene Kuznetsov "Method for making metal-air electrode and water soluble catalyst precursors", No. 6,291,090 (2001) M.Neal Golovin, Irene Kuznetsov, Iyi Artijosan, Lawrence A.Tinker, " Influence of carbon based air electrode for Zn-air batteries", No. 6,272,087 (2001) Irene Kuznetsov, Milton N.Golovin, "Recharge catalyst with thin film carbon coating, metal-air electrode including said catalyst and methods for making said catalyst and electrode", No. 6,069,107 (2000) Ten more submitted patent disclosures.