Lomas de Serrania Violeta 334
EXPERTISE / JOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Ø Led Automation/Validation team for a Batch sequence and electronic batch record project for the Chemical process plant resulting in a 25% increase in manufacturing capacity.
Ø Redesigned Electronic Batch Record software to decrease errors in documentation to zero.
Ø Led Automation/Validation team for the implementation of new DCS system in an existing manufacturing plant in record time.
Ø Start up of Power utility systems for major pharmaceutical companies.
Ø Led Technical team during pre-engineering phase for a plant expansion.
Ø Implemented new instrumentation technology to enhance predictive maintenance program initiatives.
Ø Managed new equipment projects for the Fill and Pack area.
Ø Developed a data acquisition program for In-process inspections of several electronics products.
Ø Developed database program to calculate yields at several stages of the manufacturing process.
Ø Successfully started up power control systems equipments for several major companies in Puerto Rico and in the United States.
Ø Implemented operator control systems for continuous monitoring, and operation of control system custom tailored to client requirements, achieving complete satisfaction .
Ø TNT (Technology) project Baxter Corporate award Recipient.
P.I. OF PUERTO RICO (2008- PRESENT)
Ø Business Development of P.I. products and services in Puerto Rico.
Ø Perform client presentations and development of proposals.
Ø Assessment of client business processes and needs to identify opportunities and estimate Return of investment.
Ø Recruitment and development of junior sales personnel.
BAXTER (2004- 2008)
ENGINEERING NAGER ELECTRICAL/AUTOTION (I&C)
Ø Responsible for leading the strategic planning, design, management and validation of new capacity expansion projects that require automated equipments.
Ø Direct all the electrical and instrumentation operational activities such as routine calibrations and equipment maintenance. Recruitment & hiring of team members.
Ø Coordinantion of shutdowns with local utility company. Equipments include:
o Electrical Generators (13 kV, 4160 VAC & 480 VAC)
o ATS (Transfer Switches)
o NETA certified and Infrared maintenance for Electrical substations (38kV/480 VAC), MCC’s, Capacitor Banks, Synchronous Motors
Ø Perform presentations to upper management to justify new automation initiatives.
Ø Perform Risk analysis studies for new automation projects.
Ø Write capital appropriation/project justification documents.
Ø Interpret, create and implement automation policies following cGMP, GAMP as well as corporate guidelines.
Ø Management and supervision of technical staff comprised of over 25 Engineers and technicians.
Ø Management of maintenance programs for automated systems, Delta V backups and change management.
Ø Negotiation and supervision of outside contractors.
SENIOR PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER (I&C)
Ø Development of control systems to improve manufacturing equipment reliability. In charge of maintaining electrical power system.
Ø Coordination of projects between contractors and customers.
Ø In charge of maintaining Delta V control system.
Ø Development of project design documentation for automation project following regulatory guidelines.
Ø Responsible for all central utilities activities such as electrical system, chilled water system (Chillers), Cooling Towers, boiler and steam system, RO system, Waste Water plant, HVAC system for a Parenterals facility. Supervisor of operations and maintenance personnel.
o In charge of performing energy consumption analysis for the jobsite by developing consumption scenarios. Developed projects for energy cost reduction of electricity, fuel etc. Met with suppliers such as PREPA (local utility company), ARC Power systems to explore new energy savings opportunities.
o Manage Predictive and Preventive maintenance program of utilities area equipments.
o Coordination of electrical maintenance for power generation and distribution equipment including coordination of shutdowns with utility companies. Coordination with NETA certified contractor to provide maintenance to all major electrical equipment.
o Maintain proper documentation of PM’s, corrective actions interventions and Manufacturing documentation as per cGMP and company SOP’s.
o Issue change control requests regarding all improvements of my area.
o Loss prevention program coordinator. In charge of developing equipment failure prevention program.
Russelectric, Inc., . (1998 – 2002)
Control Engineer/Field Service Engineer
Ø Factory service representative in the Caribbean. In charge of all customer service and technical issues regarding installation, start-up and commissioning of all control systems for Power generation paralleling switchgear equipment supplied by employer.
Ø Supervisor of third party personnel (electricians) during the equipment installation process including union personnel.
Ø Manage all emergency and service calls on a 24 hour availability basis. Responsible for design and implementation of improvements and modifications to existing power control systems.
Ø In charge of developing training for utility equipment operators. Recommend settings for protective relays, and system parameters.
o Startups of Power Control Systems (Electrical Utility equipment) for Peak Shaving, Close transition and Cogeneration facilities.
o Technical support of all projects installed in P.R.
o Configuration of PLC’s, SCADA and operator interfaces controlling Generators, switchgears and Automatic Transfer switches. Configuration of protective relays, power monitors, breakers.
o Experience with low and medium voltage equipment.
Autopak Engineering Corp., Caguas P.R., (1997 – 1998)
Control Engineer/Project Engineer
Ø In charge of the design and implementation of control systems for different packaging processes. Responsible for the installation of newly designed equipment at different jobsites. Project leader and supervisor of installation personnel: electricians and mechanics.
o Design of electrical panels: hardwire logic and software.
o PLC and Panel View (operator interface) programmer.
o Major projects:
§ Coca Cola Company – Design and installation of the control system for packaging line.
§ Universal Containers – Design and installation of a control system for a Flex-Link Conveyor.
§ Bristol Myers – Installation of two new packaging lines. Design and installation of bottle reject station using control system techniques.
§ Baxter Guayama -Automation of filling process. Design of control system. Startup of vision system for packaging line.
§ Lilly – Design of automated process for packaging line.
§ Pfizer –Design and installation of the control system for a Heat Induction sealer verification system.
§ Baxter R.D. –Design of the control system for an ergonomic packaging table.
Quality Assurance Engineer
Ø Supervisor of incoming inspection operations. Developed procedures and software to automate quality inspections at different levels of the manufacturing process. Development of Software for the Test Equipment, Data Collection and Sampling Plans (Variable Sampling). Training of personnel in the usage of measuring equipment and ISO procedures. Development of Software for Yield Analysis and operation of Optical Comparator.
Interamerican University, Metro Campus
o MBA – Finance (In progress 2005: 36/42 credits )
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, P.R
o BSEE- 1989-1994
o Concentration: Electronics & Controls
Emerson Process Management
o Delta V Implementation I
o Delta V Implementation II
o Delta V Batch
Member of Colegio de Ingenieros Y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico. PE License: 17485
Member of International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE).
Fully bilingual: English and Spanish