Metallurgical Engineer with 12 years experience in design understanding across a number of different industries from mineral studies to plastic manufacturing. Familiar with design and manufacture of sheet metal, castings, injection-molded plastic, complex assemblies and mechanisms, electric motors and controllers. In search of position at an innovative firm.
Complex problem solving
Advanced critical thinking
Manufacturing systems integration
Leading technical teams
Component functions and testing requirements
Technical direction and product strategies
Manufacturing process controls
Materials, platings and finishes
Refinery Process Engineer, 12/2015 to Current Gopher Resource – Tampa, FL
Process metallurgist for site lead refining operations.
Refinery includes eight 100 ton kettles and two 150 ton kettles and is a continuous pour facility.
Responsibilities include production support, product specification, quality control, plant project management, energy and cost control, and coordination between both internal and external customers.
Responsible for enforcement of strict environmental and safety compliance throughout the refinery for all personnel.
Process Metallurgical Engineer, 09/2015 to 10/2015 Mineral Development – Tampa, FL
Consultant local phosphate pilot plant development project.
Test design, pilot plant operation, sample analysis and reporting, and equipment operation.
Pilot plant work was a success and construction of local plant now planned to commence in 2016.
Metallurgical Engineer, 05/2013 to 05/2015 Mosaic Co – Tampa, FL
Site metallurgist for multi-product phosphate plant operations.
Concentrator facility process engineer for plant operations and capital projects.
Daily production quality oversight and production correction coordination.
Head of commissioning for new capital projects including flotation column cells, hydrosizers, screen decks, cyclones, pumps, reagent systems, and control HMI systems.
Metallurgical Engineer, 11/2007 to 04/2013 Simplot Phosphates, LLC – Vernal, UT
Project management for major process equipment selection, installation and commissioning.
Plant optimization and quality control.
Implementation of control systems and automation.
Metallurgical laboratory support and testing equipment development.
Production, capital, and expense information management for SAG, concentrator, tailings, and laboratory departments.
Site energy champion and committee chairman.
Use of JK SimMet for plant optimization.
Metallurgical Engineer, 07/2005 to 11/2007 Phelps Dodge Bagdad Corporation Now Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc – Bagdad, AZ
Direct supervision of workforce personnel during rotating shifts.
Plant optimization and quality control of poly-metallic ore separation circuit.
Laboratory analysis and testing of process samples.
Implementation of equipment and control systems.
Procedure development and project management process equipment installation and commissioning.