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Expert in Facilities and Chemical Project Engineering


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Massachusetts (MA)
USA
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He has been in full financial charge and control at all levels for over 40 years. This control varied from cost estimation of a project or purchase to submittal of capital and expense department budgets. In this realm his knowledge of the assignment or assigned area and willingness to dig and ask questions have producted cost estimates which are always on target and realistic.

In his roles as project engineer, project manager, program manager and department group leader he has managed and controlled budgets approaching $50,000,000. He knows where the money is being spent and is more than willing to make the tough decision or to reassign funding.

As a graduate chemical engineer and employed in a chemical engineering role for over forty years, he is well acquainted with batch chemical manufacture associated with fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals. He completely understands and relates to the interrelationship between equipment and operators. He has instituted change where change is necessary but is more interested in keeping a process safe, simple and economical.

He is fully capable of walking through a batch chemical process or operation and determining the functionality of the system as well as any required potential improvements. This relates to both the production as well as environmental features.

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activity-based costing

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cost

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cost accounting

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cost analysis

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cost control

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cost engineering

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cost estimation

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cost evaluation

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cost reduction

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cost-benefit analysis

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engineering cost

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budget control

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engineering economics

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engineering project management

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operating cost analysis

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project cost control

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project cost engineering

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project cost estimation

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project cost management

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project management

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project planning

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project review

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project scheduling

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chemical engineering

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chemical plant

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chemical plant design

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chemical plant layout

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chemical plant start-up

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chemical manufacturing facility evaluation

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chemical process design

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chemical process equipment

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chemical industry

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chemical process safety analysis

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chemical process safety engineering

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chemical processing plant

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chemical processing system

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chemical processing system safety

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chemical project engineering


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1963   B.S.   Chemical Engineering   Tufts University  
1967   M.S.   Engineering Management   Northeastern University  
1994   Certificate   Environmental Engineering   Northeastern University  
1983   Certicate   Management Development   Boston University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

owner

 

He designed and installed chemical mix systems for Fortune 500 companies. He developed building and equipment modifications to allow consolidation and more efficient use of facilities. He analyzed and recommended site utility modifications saving $500,000 annually

1999 to 2005

 

CDM

 


 

Consulting Engineer

 

He developed and designed the storage and feed system for a hazardous waste incinerator; including a novel approach to storage tank fume abatement. He scoped and designed a storage tank farm and distribution system for electronics manufacturer. He developed and designed lime neutralization system for waste treatment at a tantalum plant

1993 to 1996

 

Polaroid Corporation

 

Camera Division

 

Plant Engineer

 

He managed and directed personnel responsible for the engineering and maintenance of a chemical and camera manufacturing site; this included development and management of a $60 million capital and expense budget. He provided engineering design and management of all site environmental projects including meeting with state and local officials on permitting issues. He led PSM and HAZOP review teams for Chemical Division processes

1985 to 1993

 

Polaroid Corporation

 

Engineering

 

Principal Engineer

 

He designed and installed chemical manufacturing and abatement facilities including: 99.8% efficient vapor incinerator; methylene chloride recovery system. He authored standards for emergency chemical relief venting and founded and led the engineering department safety team including introduction of HAZOP reviews and safety awareness training. He served as leader of several PSM process and equipment teams

1979 to 1985

 

Polaroid Corporation

 

Engineering

 

Site Engineering Manager

 

He managed and directed trades and engineering at a chemical facility and was responsible for a $20 million capital budget. He developed the relationship between utility usage and production facilitating control of utility consumption and 30% usage savings. He served as Site Safety Manager and chaired the Energy Conservation Committee as well as Instituting new designs and equipment for safer plant operation.

1974 to 1979

 

Polaroid Corporation

 

Chemical Operations

 

Group Leader

 

He managed engineering and trades support for the largest chemical synthesis building and off shift for entire chemical division. He scheduled and coordinated equipment repairs and modifications and was the lead engineer on capital projects including provision of filtration and drying equipment.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Local Chaper AIChE


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has over 10 years of consulting work.
Recent Client Requests:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1997 to 1998   Brussels, Belgium   He developed and designed a glove box contained chemical reactor system. This system was all "plug and play" to facilitate easy connection and recording of parameters.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
German  

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

His experience both at Polaroid and as a private consultant has always involved the preparation of biddable specifications. A minimum of three bids was obtained on every specification. He located, contacted and co-ordinated the bid process.

Other Skills and Services

In his role as house chairperson for his religous affiliation, he has specified and performed a $3 mm sanctuary upgrade. He has been house chairperson for 12 years and is responsible for the efficient functioning of the building's physical plant, utility provision and security.


 

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