Graduated from Städtische Realschule Baumberg, Germany, ••••• High School
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Düsseldorf, Germany, ••••• – ••••• 4 Year Degree in Chemistry
Business and Economy Academy of Düsseldorf, Germany, ••••• – ••••• Business Management (••••• U.S•••••Credits)
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, ••••• Secondary Education (••••• U.S•••••Credits)
Highly experienced professional with comprehensive strategic planning and implementation skills in the field of quality assurance, safety, health and environmental protection, offers leadership experience to improve company quality and productivity in a lean manufacturing environment.
•••••; Coordinate onset for new company subdivision •••••; Evaluate market potential •••••; Evaluate and plan building layout and equipment setup to guarantee highest productivity •••••; Prepare for optimize material flow and lean manufacturing •••••; Benchmark materials and equipment •••••; Initialize purchase decisions •••••; Examine and project safety, health, and environmental situations •••••; Develop safety, health, and environmental solutions •••••; Guarantee compliance with federal, state, and local laws •••••; Correspond with federal, state, and local agencies (DEP, OSHA, Water-Authority, etc.) •••••; Evaluate requirements for future employees and prepare hiring process •••••; Revise Employee-Handbook and company policies •••••; Initiate business contacts to P.C.M.I. and other organizations
THERAPEUTIC STAFF SUPPORT Youth Advocate Program Inc., PA, ••••• – •••••
•••••; Provide therapeutic support to children in social, behavior and environmental areas of concern •••••; Provide one-on-one mental health interventions to children with serious emotional disturbances •••••; Integrate or reintegrate the child into normal settings and activities •••••; Help children to develop age-appropriate self-management skills •••••; Enhance therapeutic skills in parents, family members, educators and others to ensure progress •••••; Encourage professional intervention to increase therapeutic success •••••; Implement and address therapeutic treatment plan
MANAGER of SHEQ TRAINING Henkel KGaA – Düsseldorf, Germany, ••••• – •••••
•••••; Responsible for SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental, and Quality) awareness among employees •••••; Direct conceptual, strategic, and tactical creation of target oriented seminars to raise standards •••••; Supervise team of up to ••••• trainers for SHEQ with full department budget responsibility •••••; Implement ISO ••••• ff, ISO •••••, EMAS, and other company internal management systems comparable with U.S. systems such as: Six-Sigma; PPAP; APQP; SPC; etc. •••••; Member of the internal compliance-audit-team and company representative in external audits •••••; Introduce lean manufacturing to employees as a generic process management philosophy to improve overall customer value •••••; Using statistic process control systems to develop and present statistics to various audiences •••••; Organization of environmental protection projects with numerous area High Schools •••••; Develop and maintain relationship with environmental protection organizations and legal agencies
•••••; Responsible for customer training in product safety and product handling •••••; Emphasize lean manufacturing methods in development and production •••••; Research and development of product substitutions or compounds by using company specific “New Component Introduction” systems •••••; Supervise quality control measures for new developments, product series, and random samples •••••; Monitor product abidance with ISO ••••• ff and other quality standards during the production process by applying company management systems likewise PPAP; APQP; etc. •••••; Coordinate introduction of new developments into market •••••; Responsible for material administration, logistic, control and timing •••••; Organize production trails, and handling and answering customer complaints
•••••; Build new market for Henkel products in the furniture production industry •••••; Develop and maintain customer relations and providing technical support •••••; Market research, analysis, and product bench making •••••; Test components for usability as replacement in existing product formulations
•••••; Research additives for detergents and metal surface treatment •••••; Optimize formulation by simulating variations in the production process by using NCI-like methods •••••; Implement and monitor quality assurance measures via company modified PPAP and APQP systems •••••; Develop, improve and replace substances and compounds in product formulations
ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
Volunteer several times a month with the German Program and German Travel Club at Meadville Area Senior High School. Provide lessons on German culture and language.
Volunteer with Project “Support Our Troops” packing monthly packages to be sent to servicemen and women currently serving America.
Assistant Coach for the Meadville Area Senior High School Varsity Football team. Develop and implement new training system and assist in the development of tactical skills.
American Football, Athletic Training, Cross Country running, Snow board (Instructor), Scuba Diving (PADI Rescue Diver), traveling, reading, Golf, Bike Riding, Philosophy, Martial Arts.