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Daniel Mimis

Plant Engineer / Project Engineer


Mechanical Engineering Degree,
- Certified in Treatment of Metal Waste Stream
- Designer, Drafter, Builder and Engineer (hands-on experience)
- Industrial machines, prototypes and plating lines
- Accessories to equipment and machines
- Plant/Project Engineer, maintenance manager always looking for improvements
- New Plant layout with work flow and assembly cells setup
- Broker of steel products; Concepts Coordinator in Research Department
- Management, supervision and training experience
- Work well with upper management; achieve goals
- Quick to learn, enjoy challenges and motivate others in a positive way

Work experience

Dec 2001Present

Plant Engineer/Project Engineer

Plastic Platers LLC, FPE (from 20016), EG Industries(from 2015)

Florida Production Engineering (from); Brooklyn OH Plant Engineer/Project Engineer Design from scratch and build different new components for the Old Plating Lines and New Plating Line Coordinate Contractors for New Plating Line plumbing system: compressed and low-pressure air, city water, DI water, cooling water, steam and condensate return Plan, oversees and coordinates activities concerning mechanical and electrical designs Oversees installation and testing of new equipments, including installation of  new high efficiency Boilers and Nickel, Chrome, Copper Recovery Units In charge of changing material flow in entire Plant from inspection to shipping; including installation of new conveyors, new assembly machines and storage units Coordinate and participate(hands-on) on maintenance for equipment and machinery Safety improvements around Plating Machine Supervise the Waste Water Treatment Department Responsible of all aspects of Environmental documents, risks and opportunities 2: Build New Waste Treatment System with PLC monitoring Continuous improving the Waste Treatment System

Aug 2000Dec 2001

Maintenance Manager

Kowalski Heat Treating, CO.

Maintenance Manager Rebuilt all Vacuum Furnaces using a new designs  to eliminate vacuum leaks(10 months of daily heat-treating without problems) Rebuilt the entire” Hot Zone” for two Temper Furnaces and improved isolation(8 months of daily heat-treating without problems) Designed and built from scratch a Support Line for the Furnace above Performed preventive maintenance and trained maintenance personnel Troubleshot, repaired and improved facility's equipments Met with management team, review current projects and decide new way to improve continuously the heat-treating process and minimize shutdown


Maintenance Engineer

Plastic Platers Inc
Brooklyn, OH Maintenance Engineer Hired to make improvements and to up-date plating lines. Key functions included: Met with owner,vice president and supervisors to assess current needs Reviewed current projects Determined new designs and modifications to improve plating process Prepared sketches for building or modifying equipment and lines Worked on new plating line completed filtration and plumbing systems prior rebuilding the line Performed other routine functions associated with the position: Designed and build different improvements to the Plating Line to reduce scrap and downtime

Broker, Sales Department Manager

Union Steel S.A.

S.C. Galati, Romania Broker, Sales Department Manager Purchased large quantities of rolled and sheet plate steel. Worked with domestic and international customers. Supervised, trained, scheduled and evaluated staff


Designer, Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager

Research & Design Institute for Stee Flat Products & Metal Coatingsl

Maintenance, Designer, Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager (R&D) Designed pilot plating lines and managed the process Worked on the new construction and project designing Oversaw design work and construction projects; supervised testing and oversaw training of personnel Worked closely with designers and engineers Member of team(4 years running) that participated in international trade shows Designed prototypes for production lines:

Continued to be promoted and took on additional responsibilities; started as a mechanic, then promoted to technician mechanical engineer in the design department, then to research department



Bachelor Science Degree 

University of Galati - ROMANIA

Mechanical Engineer


Northeast Section of Ohio Water Environment Association

2012 Pretreatment Award


Married with 2 children; Interests include traveling and sports