Project Management Professional with 10+ years of experience, both international and domestically.
Well versed in working with both external and internal customers in order to develop custom and standard industrial control panels.
Experienced in Continuous Improvement / Lean Methodologies Started up new business segments in Houston, Texas and Mexico City, Mexico
Seasoned in material control and customer service
Engineering/project management experience
Creative problem solving
Senior Manufacturing EngineerRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/2011 - Current
Daily manufacturing support of low voltage Motor Control Centers and engineered to order control panels.
Create manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
Evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
Develop and manage implementation of cost reduction projects resulting in measurable annual savings.
Project ManagerRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/2009 - 01/2011
Coordinated the successful transfer of $12M in OEM panel business both engineered to order and standard products domestically and internationally while maintaining budget and schedule.
Worked with external customers to align product transfers with manufacturing locations worldwide.
Traveled internationally to Shanghai, China to ensure successful transfers and facilitate solid client service relationship.
Liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing on resolving issues.
Project Manager / Leader Material control and CuRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/2006 - 01/2009
Lead a team of 5 direct reports responsible for the daily operations of a $40M business.
Responsibilities included order enter, inventory planning, order expediting, processing of engineering and other change notices, lean / cost savings activities, product transfers both domestic and international, post shipment support, shipping and logistics.
Team Leader / Senior ApplicationRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/2005 - 01/2006
Lead a team of 4 engineers that were responsible for multiple OEM accounts.
Transferred $2.5M "Engineered to Order" business to Canada.
Started up new business segments in Houston, Texas and Mexico City, Mexico.
Leveraged cost saving activities resulting in a year over year cost savings of $500K.
Senior Application EngineerRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/2001 - 01/2005
Lead projects of medium scope and complexity with little or no prior definition; effectively teamed with functional experts to leverage resources on a worldwide basis.
Worked directly with customers to launch 16 new product lines of customized OEM panels, including technology transfers to China and Brazil which resulted in $3.5M in sales for Rockwell Automation annually.
Responsible for coordinating proposal preparation, quoting, pricing negotiations, engineering, applicable industry standards, preparing testing procedures, and estimation of product cost.
Established strong customer relationships and contributed to forecasting, pricing, and competitive positioning on an ongoing basis.
Application engineerRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/1997 - 01/2001
Designed and packaged customer specified industrial control panels utilizing a broad range of Allen-Bradley products, including
Manufacturing TechnicianRockwell Automation / Allen Bradley Co01/1995 - 01/1997
Responsible for supporting several production lines Worked with development engineering to make a design changes to improve manufacturability of products Identified and implemented cost reduction Analyzed data and took appropriate corrective action when necessary to assure timely resolution of manufacturing problems Executed procurement of new and refurbished tooling along with certification of parts and processes Acted as Production Supervisor of 32 union employees for 4 months, while maintaining my duties as a.
Developed processes and assisted in writing test procedures in a pre-production manufacturing environment.
Tasks included testing, repairing, modifying of surface mount soldering on printed circuit boards.
Power Generation TechnicianArmy Reserves01/1990 - 01/1996
Bachelor of Science: Electronic Engineering TechnologyITT Technical Institute - Milwaukee, WI1997
Project Management Institute Certified 2012 Project Management Professional (PMP) & Member Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Member since 2013 Rockwell Automation RPS Yellow Belt certification Certified 2012 Green Belt certification Certified 2013 :
Bachelor of Science : Electronic Engineering Technology Project Management Institute Certified 2012 Project Management Professional (PMP) & Member Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Member since 2013 Rockwell Automation RPS Yellow Belt certification Certified 2012 Green Belt certification Certified 2013 :
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