CAREER EXPERIENCE:

ARC Group Worldwide (ARC) - Business Development Manager February 2018 – Present
Project manage new product development programs in coordination with program managers and engineers
• Develops competitive quotes with production, finance and engineering teams
• Collaborates with Customer Support Team to support customer programs, purchase orders and unique customer needs/requests
• Create and execute own sales plan that drives against corporate sales objectives and meets/exceeds agreed upon annual sales goals
• Develops, builds and maintains relationships with potential and existing customers, key decision makers and critical customer teams (engineering, purchasing, product management, finance, etc.)
• Manages portfolio of existing clients to maintain and grow relationships and expand business opportunities
• Targets new customer opportunities and expands key vertical industry categories
• Secures new project opportunities and receives confirmed sales orders


ARC Group Worldwide (ARC) - Plastics Program Manager June 2016 – January 2018
Champions and supports the engineering group’s specific needs and requirements:
• Assesses customer needs regarding priorities, deadlines, and quantities
• Reviews part prints and approves for production
• Schedules and monitors all pre-production activities through the New Product Development system, from design and tooling through validation stages (IQ, OQ, PQ) to final part production
• Maintains documentation of customer communication, processing data and update Gantt charts
• Develops and maintains work instructions [procedures] to be used for part processing
• Develops, documents, and implements process parameters for molding
• Create PFMEA, control plans, flowcharts and inspection plans for each project
• Assists advanced research and development with new methods or materials, as requested
• Serves as consultant on mold design/automation (and other tooling processes, as needed)
• Travel internationally (Mexico), to customer's plant to resolve quality/assembly issues
• Manager of all medical and commercial plastics programs as well as metal injection molding (MIM) medical projects. Champions continuous improvement on all parts and medical device assemblies


Carclo Technical Plastics – Project Engineer Jan. 2014 – June 2016
• Perform Injection Molding Validation (FAT, IQ, SAT, OQ, PQ) procedures for each project
• Manage custom projects from initiation, by the customer, assist with industrial design, part design and Moldflow simulation, mold design, mold build and finally complete validation to proceed to production
• Assist facility with current parts, which involve troubleshooting and optimizing both molding and secondary operations activities as well as improve cost reduction in packaging and other areas
• Travel to on-site mold suppliers to ensure mold build is being completed in a timely manner
• Coordinate all activities of a multi-discipline team and serve as the single point of contact until the project is approved for production
• Resolve customer complaints and perform root cause analysis
• Create Gantt chart from project kick-off to product final approval with milestone reviews
• Implement and update project files through Document Control System through Q-pulse software.
• Create Standard Operating Procedures and update revisions for production department
• Enhance automation equipment and process improvement and execute into training procedures
• Oversee projects at Shanghai facility and recommend tooling improvements to manufacturers


INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE:
Fenwal, Inc., a Fresenius Kabi Company - Supplier Quality Engineer May 2013-Aug. 2013
• Understand Injection Molding Validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) procedures and visited molding facilities
• Analyzed data from suppliers to ensure statistical and dimensional evaluations are correct (FAI reports, capability studies, etc.)
Caplugs - Development Engineer May 2012 – Feb. 2013
• Product testing of caps and plugs, research and development, assisting in new product development and materials selection for Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) protective covers

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
• Pro/Engineer, Solidworks, Excel, Mold flow, Word, PowerPoint, Navision, Q-pulse, Syteline, Minitab
ORGANIZATIONS:
Member of Project Management Institute (PMI), Mile Hi Chapter Fall 2016 - Present
Society of Plastic Engineers Summer 2011-Present
Alumni Executive board, Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity Fall 2009-Present
Volunteer/Alumni, Sarah Heinz House Boys & Girls Club of America Fall 2007-2016