zacharyp
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About

I am a licensed professional engineer specializing in machine design with a masters in mechanical engineering, a masters in business administration and a bachelors in mechanical engineering. I am experienced with AutoCAD and Solidworks. I have completed design work at a component and systems level. I have worked professionally as a plant engineer, design engineer, and manufacturing engineer. My diverse background allows me to approach many problems from differing angles resulting in superior solutions.

Experience

  • Manufacturing Plant Manager Imerys · Full-time Apr 2019 – Present 1 yrs 11 mos Cincinnati, OH, United States
  • Senior Manufacturing Engineer Okonite · Full-time Sep 2018 – Apr 2019 7 mos Richmond, KY, United States  Lead analytical and design activities using a first principle approach.
     Utilized finite element analysis, Solidworks, and AutoCAD.
     Managed, specified, selected, and installed $(hidden),(hidden),(hidden) of internal factory equipment.
  • Plant Engineer Okonite · Full-time Jul 2016 – Sep 2018 2 yrs 2 mos Cumberland, RI, United States  Implemented a computerized maintenance management software, Tabware.
     Mentored a maintenance team to ensure equipment readiness to deliver on time, on budget, and a quality product.
     Implement a code of ethics to increase quality, customer service, and the effectiveness of the craftsmen.
     Reduced labor costs $175,000 annually by presenting strategies, risks, and recommendations to senior leaders.
     Created and maintained the high performance culture surrounding 16 reports that completed over 7,500 work orders annually to maintain two, 24/5, manufacturing facilities encompassing 500,000 ft2.
  • Manufacturing Engineer Okonite · Full-time Jun 2013 – Jul 2016 3 yrs 1 mos Richmond, KY, United States  Worked on a team of 7 engineers to analyze and resolve quality, process, six sigma, and machine problems.
     Suggested and drove improvements in products, processes, and procedures.
     Spearheaded cost reduction projects totaling a savings of $178,000 in 24 months.
     Lead and collaborated with a multi-level and multi-functional team in the creation and deployment of a universal component utilized in 145 machines to increase reliability, and reduce machine complexity and inventory costs.

Education

  • Eastern Kentucky University Masters of Business Administration , Business Administration 2014 – 2016
  • University of Louisville Masters of Engineering, M.Eng. Mechanical 2012 – 2013
  • University of Louisville Bachelor of Science, Mechaical Engineering 2008 – 2012

Licenses & Certifications

  • Professional Engineer State of Kentucky Jul 2018 – Present See credential