№1143 Production and capital construction optimizator

Engineering professional specializing in supply chain management technologies and industrial automation. Substantial career history includes management and leadership. Poised for an engineering role in an industrial company. Change agent, committed to driving operational improvements that reduce costs and ultimately deliver significant positive impact for the clients. Critical thinker; unwavering technical excellence. Collaborative approach, with solid ability to influence. Keen ability to engage key stakeholders so they understand the value they’re delivering to the client, the positive impact on each individual contributor, as well as their role in changing and improving the organization as a whole.

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  • Lean Manufacturing & Construction
  • Infrastructure Mega Projects
  • Industrial Project Management
  • Packaging Technologies
  • Industrial Automation
  • RFP & Proposal Development
  • Business Case Development
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Project Planning / Project Management
  • Client Engagements
  • Client Service Delivery
  • Budget Development
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Multi-National Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Scrap & Waste Minimization
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Knowledge Building & Transfer

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Arrowhead Center Business Incubator Las Cruces, NM, USA

 

Technology Commercialization Leader (2/2013 to Present): Provide comprehensive analysis to entrepreneurs, to impact their decisions regarding market issues and opportunities. Arrowhead’s overall strategic objective is to promote commercialization and development, to keep New Mexico on the leading edge of discovery and sustainable economic growth.

 

  • Developed marketing and license commercialization technologies for 5 businesses, leveraging existing IP.
  • Prepared qualitative interview-based marketing research for 3 businesses.
  • Collaborated on developing 2 businesses, from concept, to prototype, to commercialization.
  • Contributed to researchers’ efforts to transform scientific findings into commercialized products.
  • Studied researchers’ existing patents, identified potential business implementation industries and competitive advantages, and projected costs of prototype development.

Munchkin Inc.                                                                                                                                                   Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

Lean Manufacturing Leader (internship) (2013): Primarily interfaced with a manufacturing consulting team guiding key projects for Munchkin, a category leader in the juvenile products industry, and primarily drove technical execution. Analyzed the process map of the warehouse, in order to propose strategic operational changes that would ensure the warehouse’s readiness for exponential sales growth. In addition, built and directed the team.

 

  • Comprehensively assessed the existing warehouse and pick-pack operation line (retail packaging line) to identify productivity gaps and recommend process, engineering, and construction improvements.
  • Conducted best value option analysis for packaging lines extension, to build capacity for the Black Friday sales peak.
  • Sourced and qualified engineering assembly contractors, managed the bidding process, and ensured milestone delivery.

 

Bunge, Ltd.                                                                                                                                                         Ukraine

Lean 6 Sigma & Continious Improvement Plant Supervisor (2011 to 2012): Strategically drove enterprise-wide supply chain optimization. Challenged this post-Soviet Union culture, training management on cost reduction, KPI improvement, and skill enhancement.

 

  • Achieved a $145K annual savings by proposing a supply chain modification to reduce scrap and waste.
  • Contributed to the facility being named #1 among Europe’s 11 plants for lowest maintenance costs and downtime.

 

Procter & Gamble Ukraine

Industrial Project Manager (2009 to 2011): Directed a series of engineering and supply chain modification projects critical to a global marketing initiative. Collaobrated with the consulting team, performed technical execution, and led the internal teams. Scope encompassed defining milestones, building the budget, directing sourcing, controlling deviations using MS Project, and proposing mitigation.

  • Captured a $2.5 million annual productivity savings, by delivering initiatives on time and within budget.

­   Managed 3 hand dish washing packing and packaging projects, from feasibility study, best value options, procurement and sourcing from 250+ suppliers, and RFQs.

­   Led a series of optimization projects, including a packaging equipment scrap reduction, through detailed oriented statistical analysis of the overpacking.

­   Directed a project to fully change over the medium voltage electric distribution system to state-of-the-art technology, with zero negative impact on the production line.

  • Prinicpally directed negotiations of contract terms and bidding prices.
  • Directly supervised 4 staff, and indirectly oversaw up to 12 specialists.
  • Promoted cross-functional collaboration by instituting a reporting system to all the key stakeholders.

Manufacturing Project Engineer (2008 to 2009): Orchestrated the technical, logistical, and purchasing phases of business-critical projects. Sourced price-competitive equipment manufacturers from China and Malaysia. Prinicpally interfaced with stakeholders.

 

  • Saved $1.25 million annually, by strategically delivering these initiatives on time and within budget.
  • Successfully managed an industrial transformation with a multinational team of up to 65 engineers.
  • Achieved the largest single project savings; won the award for Best Eastern Europe Engineering team.

Process Engineer (2007 to 2008): Integrally contributed to a cost reduction project, by identifying scrap and overhead savings. In addition, delivered an 11% packing line operational efficiency increase.

Education

 

Master of Business Administration Candidate, Marketing

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM                                                                                   2014

GPA: 4.0

Fully sponsored by Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship, as a program of the Bureau of Educational &
Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State

 

Master of Science, Industrial Management in Electro-Mechanical Engineering

National Mining University of Ukraine, Ukraine                                                                               2008

GPA: 3.9

 

Industry Training

 

Lean Six Sigma Productivity                                                                                                             2012

Bunge Management Program                                                                                                          2012

Root Cause Analysis, Ukraine                                                                                                           2012

Accelerating Change Effectively, Spain                                                                                              2012

Procter and Gamble Leadership Training                                                                                            2011

Successful Presentation Practical Skills, Ukraine                                                                                   2010

Manufacturing Technologies, Czech Republic                                                                                     2008

Capital Project Management Training, Belgium                                                                                   2008

 

Languages

 

English, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese (basic)