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Work Experience

July 2016Present

Manufacturing Engineer

Precision Coatings, Inc.

Evaluating existing manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement, and overall product efficiencies.

Implementing process improvements, applying working knowledge, and performing process analysis to help company meet performance and budgetary goals.  Including savings of over $6,000 for commercial filtration process per run, while reducing line time by 50%.

Working with a cross-functional team to create and execute action plans in conjunction with corporate goals and objectives.

Carrying out employee training and problem resolution with focus in the manufacturing department.

Creating and revising quality system documents, including Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions. 

Procurement, installation, and implementation of capital equipment in excess of $500,000.

Working with customers to ensure timely delivery of quality product .

Jun 2010July 2016

Process Engineer

Corium International

Developing and implementing manufacturing processes in a pharmaceutical plant from concept through production. Focus on coating and mixing processes in a cGMP environment.

Managing specific project deliverables on time and within budget working with a project team of peers.

Planning process development trials, Design of Experiments, writing development plans, and managing material and equipment demands.

Conducting statistical analysis and process optimization on trial results and summarizing findings in technical reports.

Executing development and clinical production on pilot and commercial scale equipment.

Leading and supporting Continuous Improvement Projects (CIPs) and Corrective/Preventive Actions (CAPAs).

Providing support for regulatory submissions, FDA responses and audits.

Education

Sep 2005May 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering 

Michigan State University

Skills

Microsoft Excel
Minitab
Microsoft Visio/Microsoft Project
Pilot/Commercial Scale Coating Lines
Pilot/Commercial Scale Mixing Equipment