Results-oriented Engineering leader with over 15 years of experience in the Energy industry and hands-on approach to tackling projects and accomplishing goals.
Lean principles knowledge
Complex problem solving
Engine components, pumps, and fuel systems knowledge
Works well in diverse team environment
Strong decision maker
Technology sales experience
Ability to adapt rapidly to changing business
Extensive domestic and international travel
02/2011 to Current
Technical LeaderGeneral Electric - Power & Water – Greenville, SC
Responsible for leading the development and unification of Reliability Engineering processes across GE Energy.
Led the expansion of a Thermal Reliability database to include the Aero- derivative Gas Turbine product line.
Owns the development, validation, and execution of product Reliability analytics used by GE Energy to track the reliability performance of the power generation fleet.
Manages a $3.5MM services agreement between GE Energy and third party suppliers of Reliability data and engineering services.
Leads a team of Reliability engineers and technical specialists.
05/2009 to 02/2011
Black Belt - Design for Six SigmaGeneral Electric - Energy – Greenville, SC
Responsible for driving Lean elements into Reliability processes and strengthening the design and development processes in the Chief Engineer's office.
Implemented processes to correlate Contractual Services unplanned costs with Power Generation equipment failure models enabling the business to better predict unplanned reserves and identify cost drivers for equipment redesign and improvement opportunities.
Led cross-functional execution of a pilot program to reduce the amount of nonconforming parts shipped to customers by 58%. Vice Presidents of Engineering and Global Sourcing endorsed this program for implementation across GE Energy.
Led Lean Six Sigma projects to reduce Cycle Time for Reliability empirical model generation by 50%.
10/2006 to 05/2009
Design Engineer - Gas Turbine AccessoriesGeneral Electric - Energy – Greenville, SC
Responsible for the design and development of Gas Turbine Fluid Accessory Systems.
Controlled the creation of accessory system
customer documents, and equipment supplier documents for power generation
Experienced with New Product Introduction
project execution from concept to implementation.
Managed Direct Material Productivity initiatives
to optimize and reduce accessory system design costs by over $1MM U.S. Dollars.
11/2004 to 10/2006
Field Sales EngineerElliott Turbomachinery Co – Miami, FL
Responsible for New Equipment sales throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Managed the sales of Industrial and Engineered capital equipment for multi-million dollar Oil & Gas and Power Generation projects.
Proficient with Engineered Product, Process Gas Centrifugal Compressor, and Steam Turbine equipment selection, aiming at various industry processes, offering technically and commercially-viable turbo machinery solutions.
Led a group of eleven Elliott representatives in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean to coordinate the company's presence and increase sales opportunities.
General knowledge of main industry processes requiring turbo machinery applications, including: Power Generation, Refining, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Chemical, Steel, and Sugar, and others.
09/1999 to 11/2004
Field EngineerVibration Consultants, Inc – Tampa, FL
Responsible for providing engineering consulting services to a wide variety of industries: Pulp and Paper, Petroleum, Power Generation, Shipping, Utilities, and others.
Coordinated and executed sales of Vibration Analysis Systems and system maintenance contracts.
Generated commercial and technical proposals to implement predictive maintenance service agreements in the U.S and Latin America. Managed predictive maintenance service contracts in South America.
Extensive experience utilizing Vibration Analysis to troubleshoot, analyze, and solve general rotating machinery problems.
Conducted Vibration Analysis Training Seminars focusing on: Bearing Failure Analysis, Gear Failure Analysis, and General Vibration Analysis.
06/1997 to 08/1997
Summer InternBolivian Power Company La Paz, Bolivia Bolivian Power Company – La Paz, Bolivia
Power transformer maintenance
General thermoelectric power plant maintenance and operations.
Design and retrofitting of tools and parts for hydroelectric turbine assembly.
Pipe fitting and assembly of piping network at hydroelectric power plant.
MBA: General Management Clemson University - Greenville, SC
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering with Honors University of Florida - Gainesville, FL GPA: GPA: 3.48/4.0
Associate of Arts Degree with Honors: Santa Fe Community College - Gainesville, FL
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