Diverse background in Engineering and Project Management within the Pharmaceutical, Consumer Packaged Goods and Engineering Services industries.
Experience within Corporate, International, R&D, and Operations environments.
Global project engineering and management support of capital projects up to $•••••MM.
Management of cross functional groups encompassing new product development through production start-up of pharmaceutical products and consumer packaged goods.
International experience includes the Far East, Europe, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
ELI LILLY/JACOBS ENGINEERING: Indianapolis, Indiana
Contract Consultant: Project Engineer/Manager, ••••• January •••••
Project Engineer/Manager for the implementation of a pharmaceutical/medical device assembly and finishing line in support of a type 2 diabetes drug therapy product launch. Functioned as primary technical coordinator and shared project management responsibilities for Jacobs Engineering. Provided all relevant engineering and forecast information for the development of the overall Lilly scope, schedule and budget. Responsible for the shared management of the project schedule. Developed the Project Delivery Strategy, Execution Plan, Quality Plan, Process Studies, Basis of Design and Line Layout. Estimated project cost, $•••••MM over two years.
PHARMACIA/SSOE ENGINEERING: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Contract Consultant: Project Engineer/Manager, ••••• •••••
Project Engineer/Manager for the design, layout, installation, automation, validation and start-up of solid dose pharmaceutical packaging lines and related facility up-grades. Functioned as primary technical coordinator and project manager for SSOE Engineering. Responsible for achieving consensus between core client groups represented by Engineering, Operations, Validation and Quality Assurance. Responsible for the management of cross-functional teams represented by Pharmacia and various contracting firms encompassing Engineering, Controls, Architecture, HVAC, Utilities, Piping, Packaging, Validation, Production and Quality Assurance. Managed the project scope, schedule and budget for projects in the $1MM - $5MM range.
KELLOGG COMPANY/JACOBS ENGINEERING: Battle Creek, Michigan
Contract Consultant: Project Engineer, ••••• •••••
Project Engineer for the relocation, integration, installation and start-up of two dry cereal packaging lines and related facility up-grades. Functioned as Capital Engineering representative working closely with Construction Management, Engineering disciplines and various trades including; HVAC, Utilities, Piping, Electricians, Masons and Metal Fabricators. Responsible for supporting the definition of project scope, schedule and budget for projects in the $1MM - $2MM range.
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BAYER CORPORATION: AGRICULTURE DIV. ANIMAL HEALTH, Kansas City, Kansas
Contract Consultant: Project Engineer (Operations), ••••• •••••
Project Engineer for the procurement and integration of packaging line equipment in support of a pharmaceutical facility start-up. Responsible for definition and management of project scope, schedule and deliverables in support of capital projects in the $1MM - $2MM range.
THE CLINIPAD CORPORATION: Charlotte, North Carolina
Project Manager (Operations), ••••• •••••
Project Manager within a manufacturing turn around environment for the site transfer of an Iodine Swab production line. Developed and implemented process controls, product costing and performed validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) and training through start-up.
EMERSON ELECTRIC: Kansas City, Kansas
Contract Consultant: Engineering (Operations), ••••• •••••
Reduced operating costs by $•••••K annually by the definition and implementation of materials based standard cost reduction programs.
ALCON LABORATORIES: Fort Worth, Texas
Senior Packaging Engineer (Research & Development), ••••• •••••
Development through FDA registration and technology transfer from R&D to Operations of new or modified packaging based on •••••eting and International Operations requirements. $1 million cost avoidance achieved by coordinating development plans with International Operations in Belgium and Puerto Rico.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL: Arlington, Texas
Packaging Engineer (Corporate), ••••• •••••
Lead Engineer for the development and validation of flexible packaging and processes for newly developed transdermal manufactured in Puerto Rico. Headed engineering team for FDA approval.
BAUSCH & LOMB: Rochester, New York
Packaging Engineer (International), ••••• •••••
Supported Far East joint venture start-up requiring $•••••MM in capital over two years for the manufacture of sterile solutions. Identified and procured packaging line equipment for multiple lines. Implemented primary and secondary packaging by supplier qualification and subsequent USP and functional testing of components.
BS, Packaging, School of Packaging, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan •••••
American Management Association
Project Management Institute
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering