Samantha Yancey Boutan

  • Aurora CO
  • 510-417-6913
  • yanceysam78@gmail.com
Samantha Yancey Boutan

Motivated, Problem Solver

Professional Experience

Over 12 years of successful management and leadership experience with a reputation for meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. A pragmatic and focused individual recognized for “making seemingly impossible situations work.” Excellent technical writing skills combined with drafting reports and official correspondence. Team player with a successful record of accomplishments in electrical troubleshooting, customer service, training, and purchasing.

  • Coordination of manufacturing activities to ensure packaging and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Implemented technical improvements, streamlining processes and creating efficiencies in a wide range of electrical engineering applications and industrial operations, all within applicable standards and regulations.
  • Experienced in improving and leading electrical and electro-mechanical equipment maintenance scheduling and repairs.
  • Prepared and administered training, and managed quality assurance programs.
  • Focused on providing the chain of command, as well as customers with the highest quality service possible.
  • Major strengths include strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, and dutiful respect for compliance in regulated environments.
  • Strong technical training background with the ability to motivate technicians and senior level students.
  • Trained and proficient in MS Windows platforms, MS Office Suite and various databases.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015

Production Floor Manager

Community Coffee Company
  • Coordinated manufacturing activities to ensure packaging and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Reviewed packaging and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, quality and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Inspected machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Compiled, stored and retrieved packaging data. As well as compiling OEE database info.
  • Planned packaging schedule, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing all products.
  • Analyzed key performance metrics. OEE SAP (and internal operator performance reports)
  • Assisted in the development and/or revision of standard operational and working practices and observed workers to ensure compliance with company standards.
  • Accomplished manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Resolved personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, and executing or recommending appropriate action.
Mar 2013 - Jan 2014

Plant Engineer

Community Coffee Company
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of the plant’s facility and manufacturing systems, including “hands on” maintenance of plant electrical and refrigeration systems.
  • Managed the preventative and operational maintenance programs, environmental health and safety compliance, and budgetary responsibilities.
  • Responsible for Capital and Expense Budgeting to support listed duties including energy/ utility management, facility improvement projects, or any other expense activity.
  • Managed guidance, training, potential development, and productivity of assistant engineers, plant maintenance technicians, skilled tradesmen, and processing and vault employees.

 

Nov 2011 - Mar 2013

Maintenance & Engineering Dept Head

Thompson Packers
  • Diagnosed maintained and repaired electrical and mechanical needs of 53 pieces of food processing machinery.
  • Led the maintenance teams as well as conducted maintenance and repairs to HVAC and ammonia refrigeration systems.
  • Experienced with computer based preventative maintenance and spare parts stores systems/databases.
  • Ensured all maintenance records and complied with all OSHA, FDA, USDA, as well as local government standards.
  • Managed and carried out electrical and engineering needs of the company
Aug 2010 - Sep 2011

Journeyman Electrician

FISK ELECTRIC ST
  • Responsibilities included: Blue print interpretation-Electrical wiring - Electrical engineering-Equipment testing - Circuit Breakers and Transformers - Commercial and Industrial construction - Service repair and maintenance.

 

Apr 1998 - Apr 2008

Senior Aviation Electricians mate

US NAVY
  • Test install, and maintained a wide range of aircraft instruments and electrical equipment. Including generators, motors, and lighting systems. This includes power generation, and all sub components, also all quality assurance inspections.
  • Performed electrical troubleshooting operations, and micro mine module repair.
  • Calibrated fuel capacitance, and inertial navigation systems, and maintained aircraft flight controls, and fuel capacitance systems.
Apr 2005 - Apr 2008

Maintenance Shop Supervisor, Nas

US NAVY
  • Test install, and maintained a wide range of aircraft instruments and electrical equipment. Including generators, motors, and lighting systems. This includes power generation, and all sub components, also all quality assurance inspections.
  • Performed electrical troubleshooting operations, and micro mine module repair.
  • Calibrated fuel capacitance, and inertial navigation systems, and maintained aircraft flight controls, and fuel capacitance systems.
Apr 2002 - Apr 2005

Lead Manager- Student Transitions Office

US NAVY US NAVY
  • Facilitated educational, projects successfully for circulating personnel averaging forty five every three months.
  • Reduced personnel turnovers, resulting in a retention increase of 35%.
  • Generated extensive training documentation, project files, quality reports and standard operating procedures. Gained extensive experience with MS Office Suite and data base management.
  • Facilitated educational projects successfully for circulating personnel averaging forty five every three months.

 

Apr 1999 - Apr 2002

Aviation Electrician VP

KANOEHE MARINE CORPS BASE US NAVY
  • Conducted extensive “hands on” maintenance, repair, installation and testing on a wide range of aircraft instruments and electrical equipment. These systems included; generators, motors, wire harness assembly/repair,  lighting systems, fuel systems, navigation equipment and flight controls.
  • Maintained, repaired and tested aircraft power generation and distribution systems and equipment, to include utilizing load banks and other test equipment.
  • Performed electrical troubleshooting on aircraft electrical and electronic systems, test stands and auxiliary equipment.

 

Education

Education
Jan 2015 - Jan 2017

BS Electrical Eng.

CCA
Feb 2008 - Nov 2010

AA Business Administration

Ashford University/ Merritt College

Technical Training

  • Active Forklift Certification
  • First Aid training, various locations 2008
  • Hazmat training certificate, Whidbey Island, WA 2005
  • Time Management for Leaders certification, MILPERS, US Navy 2005
  • Instructor - Training certification, Pensacola, FL 2003
  • Microsoft Office Suite training certification, Pensacola, Fl 2003
  • Leadership management certification, Pensacola, FL 2002
  • FRAMP School (electrical system training on the P3 Orion aircraft), Whidbey Island, WA 1998
  • Electrical Systems Maintenance and Repair - Electriciansmate “A” School, Pensacola, FL 1998