Engineering Manager: Intelligent, organized, experienced, articulate
Hands-on facility and machine maintenance
Process and project engineering
Safety and environmental management
Sigmund Cohn Corp.,
Mount Vernon, NY, 2008 to 2009
Precious metal drawing and rolling.
Managed up to 6 machinists, electricians, mechanics and a janitor; contractor liaison.
Maintained 100,000 sq. ft. facility, improved rolling and drawing machines, upgraded outdated electrical equipment (vacuum tubes) to more current, improved quality and HAZMAT handling, started safety programs.
Foamex International Inc.,
East Rutherford, NJ, 2001 to 2008
Urethane foam manufacturing
Managed up to 14 mechanics, a Maintenance Supervisor and an EHS Manager; contractor liaison.
Maintained 200,000 sq. ft. facility, greatly reduced defects in automotive products. Instituted regular PM programs. Maintained HVAC, chillers, UPS. Significantly upgraded plant electrical and mechanical equipment including custom filtering, pumping, mixing and pouring systems, curing conveyors, heat exchangers, web handling/slitting, material handling. Responsible for fire and security systems, member of HAZMAT team. Led root-cause analysis teams, both safety and process.
Polycel Structural Foam
Branchburg, NJ, 1998 to 2001
Structural foam (injection) molding
Plant and process engineering. Coordinated maintenance/engineering merger of two companies into one. Managed maintenance and machine shop. New equipment installation, customer and contractor liaison, procuring injection molds, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, safety and environmental management.
FPI Thermoplastic Technologies
Whippany NJ, 1985 to 1996
Profile extrusion, continuous blow molding and injection molding
Senior Engineer, Safety and Environmental Manager
Plant Engineer for the Whippany facility, responsible for:
Maintenance of 64,000 sq. ft. plant and machinery
Supervision of union mechanics and machinists
Design, fabrication and installation of two major new production lines (up to $250,000 budget)
Troubleshooting of automatic control systems including relay logic, pneumatics, hydraulics
Utilities, fire prevention systems, security, purchasing
Compliance with OSHA, EPA, DEP for Whippany and Morristown facilities
Preparation of corporate manual for environmental and safety policy
Canrad-Hanovia, Newark NJ. Arc lamp and housing manufacturing.
Senior Project Engineer, Drafting Department Manager
C.R. Bard, Urological Division, Murray Hill, NJ. Medical device mfg.
Divisional Manager of Mechanical Engineering
Hewitt-Robins Division, Litton Industries, Passaic, NJ. Conveyor manufacturing, urethane fabricating.
Arvey Corp., Cedar Grove, NJ. Film/paper converting, sheet metal stamping.
E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Pompton Lakes, NJ. Blasting cap mfg.
BSME, Newark College of Engineering
Universal Refrigerant Certification No. 000362122
Professional Engineer, NJ license No. 24GE02583500
Courses taken in OSHA compliance, hazardous materials handling
40 hr. HAZMAT with refreshers
Member, National Society of Professional Engineers
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers