Production Engineer – (April 2011 – Present): Responsibilities;
Execute production plan and Supervise shift operations of the refinery.
Establish, monitor and evaluate process parameters i.e temperature, pressure and volumetric flow.
Identify and audit process equipment failures during operations.
Work with maintenance section for effective maintenance of process utilities.
Liaise with quality control for routine sampling of process feed materials, process-line and finished products for analysis.
Daily update of document shift report, operations hourly logbook, stock levels crude, finished products as well as by products.
I supervise and successfully manage the production of food grade ethanol for two ethanol refining plants with a combined output of 250,000 litres daily at a cost effective rate.
Installation and fabrication of an ethanol refinery plant project.
Chemical descaling of heat exchangers project.
Turn around maintenance of chemical plant project.
Engineering store restructure project.
Induction/Operations manual project.
I managed vehicles and performed cost efficient maintenance.
I worked closely with mechanics and electricians during repairs.
I purchased spares and assisted in parts replacement.
I performed driving tasks for VIP passengers.
Successfully implemented a journey management procedure.
I worked hand in hand with Warehouse manager, Production manager, Planning and Procurement officers to control wastages; from material shelf life expiration, losses in processes and lead times.
I worked in the supply chain to identify, analyze and re-engineer processes.
I worked on conveyors, gears, motors and various production machines.
I followed up on supplies of spares and materials to ensure adequacy throughout production.
I created a database manufacturing information system and implemented process flow diagrams to optimize procedures, provide realtime information, avert process failures, reduce paper work and improve productivity in inventory and production units.
I minimized downtime to the minimum in cooperation with efficient technicians on production floors and ensured machines were operated by skilled workers.
Root cause analysis on material losses in process.
I assisted the Maintenance Engineer to perform routine inspection of facility.
I collected and documented consumption records of AGO, PMS, daily of logs of generator operations, stocks of supplies and equipment.
Hands-on welding (Arc and Oxy-Acetylene), bench work and Metal Tools Fabrication.
Overhauling of a caterpillar 800kva. generator project.