Project and Process Management Leader and key player in the efficient management of successful chemical and pharmaceutical projects – from early stage to validation. Deep technical, manufacturing and chemical engineering expertise in customer-focused environments. Adept at maximizing resources to meet customer needs. Recognized for creativity, project follow-through, strong decision-making abilities, and the talent to gain buy-in at all levels to rollout strategy and systems that maximize performance and simplify/promote change. BS in Chemical Engineering.
Managing for Results through Top-Line Performance
§Efficiency Expertise in a Scientific Setting – Instrumental in delivering four major multi-million dollar campaigns on-time and within 1% of budget for Eli Lily. Possess unique ability to interact and translate PhD Chemist requirements into engineering and process language. Managed conversion cost budgets: direct labor, indirect labor, building charges and raw material costs.
§Process Turnaround – Successfully delivered a production planning process that resolved ongoing late-stage development campaign issues at the Eli Lilly Tippecanoe Laboratories facility around deadline and budget concerns.
§Product Development – Forecasted long-range production costing for manufacturing planning for Small Molecule Development (SMD) portfolio evaluation, a valuable decision-making tool used across Eli Lilly.
§Team Leader and Independent Contributor – In key engineering and leadership roles, worked as an internal liaison, consultant and team leader driving scientific transformation campaigns across functional boundaries: QC, development, manufacturing operations, and project managers at Eli Lilly production facilities worldwide.
§Goal Alignment – Trend expert skilled at analyzing and identifying core strengths and areas for improvement in all aspects of the production life cycle. Drove engagement working across an organization to deliver and communicate innovative concepts all players understand and rally around.
§Performance Management – Adept at motivating, mentoring and developing teams and individuals that drive efficiency, quality and profitability.
Capabilities and Skills
§Efficiency-Driven, Pilot Plant and Full-Scale Manufacturing
§Supply Chain Excellence/Six Sigma Lean
§Technical Management/Master Scheduling
§Deep Scientific Knowledge – Drug/Process Development
§Budget Control of Campaigns/Optimal Resource Utilization
§Continuous Improvement/Process Automation
§Large-Scale Capital Project Management
§Metrics for Organizational Effectiveness
§Long-Range Manufacturing Cost Estimates