Profiles In Manufacturing

Recent Positions

Asset Integrity Team Leader, Bureau Veritas

Senior Mechanical Engineer - RCM , Velosi Certification Services

Head of Operations, Grundfoss-HMA Pumps Ltd

Accomplishments

Presented a Paper at the 2014 IQPC-9th Annual Asset Integrity Management Summit – Oman.
Conducted a Maintenance - Integrity Systems Audit of a major drilling company leading to projects 5 times the value of the initial project
Managed as Module leader, a four-year, Reliability Management System implementation program at KJO, leading to projects 3 times the size of previous
Managed model year shut downs for 98 LH launch reduced downtime from proposed 10 to 3 weeks for Chrysler

Education

B. Eng. - Mechanical Engineering

PGC - Nuclear Power Plant Technology

CIMCIT - Advanced Manufacturing; BAe Fellowship in Aerospace Manufacture

Recent Positions

Consultant, Government of Ontario

Director Planning & Project Manager, Loblaw Companies Limited & Symcor Inc.

Business Consultant, CIBC

Accomplishments

I help organizations, leaders & teams connect business strategy with projects, people and doing the work to realize benefits and pay special attention to people change mgmt. and manage risks. As a trusted Project Management professional and consultant (15 + years - PMP), I am solutions driven and I communicate effectively, facilitate, connect & deliver. Expertise includes Strategic Planning, Change & Risk Mgmt., PMO, Governance, Process & Consulting.

Education

Business Management

Transformation, Change & Risk Management

Project Management

Recent Positions

Manager, Human Resources, S & C Electric

Human Resources Manager, Multimatic-Inmet

Manager, Human Resources and Administration, Jones Packaging

Accomplishments

A Human Resources Professional possessing extensive experience within manufacturing and service industries. Demonstrated abilities in employee relations, recruitment, performance management and health & safety in diverse multi-facility organizations. Known as a strong communicator, successful at creating and implementing programs that foster an environment of trust and openness at all levels.

Education

University of Ottawa

CHRP

Recent Positions

Plant Manager, Atlas Roofing Corporation

Plant Manager, BPB Westroc

Process and Quality Control, BPB Westroc

Accomplishments

BACK TO BASICS Plant / Operation management:

- process knowledge / logic

- key productivity indices: yield, uptime

- liability managing: health, safety, environment

- people's personal sense of achievement / responsibility

- assertive, not aggressive

- caring, not meek

- continuous improvement

- systems, not firefighting / damage control

All to the benefit of the bottom line in a sustainable way.

Education

B.of T. Industrial Chemistry & Biochemistry

trained as 6 Sigma Black Belt

ISO9001:2000 Lead Auditor

Recent Positions

Plant Superintendent, Freeze-Dry Foods

Maintenance Manager, Cott Beverages

QC Supervisor, Molson Breweries

Accomplishments

ꈉRe-designed shipping containers to increase warehouse utilization space by 150% and reduce shipping costs by 25%

ꈉDesigned PLC based monitoring system to protect compressors and improve freezer efficiency by 30%

ꈉReduced wastewater charges by designing an in-house water treatment plant that saved $500,000 annually

Education

Honours B.Sc. (Chemistry)

Recent Positions

Commissioning Manager, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Senior Applications/Sales Engineer, SMS Demag (former Pro-Eco)

Manager of Engineering & Maintenance, IMSA (now TERNIUM)

Accomplishments

• Produced the commissioning plan for the conversion to galvalume of an existing continuous galvanizing line.

• Project sales leader of 8.5 to 16 million dollar continuous colour coating lines awarded in China and the Middle East.

• Coordinated the installation and commissioning of the automation & control system for a 60 million dollar new galvanizing line.

• Managed a group of 67 staff employees and 200 union workers in a mill environment.

Education

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma in Electronics Engineering

B. Sc. Electronics Engineering

Recent Positions

President, MCY Enterprises Limited

Operations Mgr, PSI Engineering

Engineering Mgr, Thor Global Eqt

Accomplishments

..Consistently making manufacturing better

..Product design, development and manufacture

..Successful R&D for industrial products including SRED

..Effective leadership with positive results amongst cultural barriers

..Proven abilities in team building for high performance

..Project management in all phases, from concept to a satisfied customer

..Always cleans up the mess and makes it better

Education

B.A.Sc. M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

PEO - P.Eng. Professional Engineer

OSPE - Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

Recent Positions

Supply Chain Manager, Coca Cola Refreshments Canada

Operations Manager, Olympic Wholesale Co Ltd

Accounting Manager, Astro Dairy Products

Accomplishments

PART TIME - available up to 24 hours per week. Seasoned Professional with extensive Accounting and Operations experience. Very flexible, including job level, salary and industry. Can provide wide range of expertise from the Office (HR / accounting / planning / customer service ) to the Operations Floor. Experienced in large or small fast paced environments. Develops processes and structure.

Education

BA & CGA (Certified General Accountant)

Understanding the "Big Picture" and Organizing the Details

Hold CRA Business & HST Nos.

Recent Positions

Consultant, Tony Hockett (Self-Employed

Senior Buyer, Stantec Consulting

Project Buyer, EHV Power

Accomplishments

Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP)
Directed the team that successfully implemented JD Edwards and SAP
Effectively directed and supervised the team that successfully completed a 550mw natural gas electrical generating plant with SNC-Lavalin and two 9.4mw and 8.6mw solar farms with EHV Power on time and within budget
Drastically improved productivity and efficiency to organizations by integrating purchasing, inventory control and warehouse procedures

Education

University of Toronto Continuing Eductaion

Cecil Jones College