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Senior Engineering Manager Resume

Rochester, NY

SUMMARY Senior Engineering Manager A highly analytical, creative and detail-minded self starter team leader with several years of progressive and diversified experience in all phases of engineering & management including industrial, manufacturing, process, product, finance, IT and maintenance in a GMP, FDA and ISO regulated medical device industry (contact lens).

A team player that utilizes excellent interpersonal, planning, and problem solving skills to help the manufacturing operations become more efficient and competitive in global market. Strengths in:

  • Continuous / Cellular Manufacturing
  • Cost Improvements / Lean Concepts
  • Bottleneck Analysis / Line Balancing
  • Start up new product and process
  • Process / Product Rationalization
  • Plant Consolidation Planning
  • Demand / Capacity Planning
  • High Performance Team Building
  • Design & Development of Process/Product
  • Project Management


Confidential - Rochester, NY (Contact Lens Product) 2000-2011 Senior Engineering Manager

Responsibilities included providing technology, engineering, and maintenance management support to Cooper Vision Scottsville facility producing contact lenses using state of the art processes and technologies.

  • Provided leadership and technical expertise to a department of over 20 people.
  • Lead a project to design, develop, validate, and implement a universal polishing process resulting in a savings of over $500,000 dollars.
  • Systematically, logical and statistically justified and implemented a radius vs. power measurement system for a contact lens resulting in 7% yield improvements.
  • Provided project management and leadership to convert manufacturing platform from FIPs I to FIPs II.
  • Provided leadership and Project management skills to integrate and consolidate offsite manufacturing and distribution facilities in to Rochester facilities.
  • Responsible for scaling up production of new multifocal contact lenses including design & development of new cells, equipment and validation of new processes and software.
  • Created Design History File for new contact lens products and existing process improvements projects.
  • Managed and lead projects to eliminate optics and edge polishing operations involving process development / validations resulting in an annualized savings of several thousand dollars.
  • Participated in design, development, and implementation of a flexible blister sealing machine and lens filling machine to support a new Made To Order (MTO) contact lens manufacturing process.
  • Lead team to develop a polymerization automation process for an annualized savings of over $250,000.
  • Participated, developed and implemented Global Engineering Change Control (ECO) process in Agile System.
  • Initiated, developed, justified and implemented several Capital Expenditures Projects (I.e.: DAC lathe machines, Getinge Network systems, 3 UP blister sealing machines, Building improvements projects).

Confidential - Rochester, NY (Contact Lens Product) 1980 - 1999 Senior Industrial Engineer - Global Operations 1997 - 1999

  • Identified 25 improvement projects at Scotland plant. Identified an annualized savings of over half million dollars for Injection molding operations. Five ideas implemented.
  • Conducted a detailed process flow analysis and developed a mathematical line balance model to do "what if" analysis to determine the impact of process changes on productivity, staffing, and capacity.
  • Participated and provided engineering support to process yield improvement team. The team achieved yield increase of 15%. Designed and implemented a yield database.
  • Analyzed, proposed, and implemented a proposal to run dispatch area as a continuous manufacturing line. Project increased productivity by 25%.
  • Developed costs, methods, standards, equipment, and staffing and space requirements for a new two weeks high volume disposable contact lens product to produce in Scotland.
  • Received a Focus on Excellence award for contributions made to Scotland plant.

    • M.S. Industrial Engineering
    • B.S. Mechanical Engineering


    • Project Management
    • DOE / SPC
    • New Product Design / Process Validations
    • Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing
    • AutoCAD
    • Executive Leadership
    • Dale Carnegie Courses
    • Computer Simulation
    • MTM / 4M
    • Lean manufacturing Six Sigma

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