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Alexander D. Walker 4 Jefferson Drive Laurel Springs, NJ 08021 m: (856)404-1658, h: (856)228-0165 aw59e644@westpost.

net http://www.linkedin.com/in/alexdwalker Profile Automation & Controls engineer with extensive experience in process control incl uding networks, OPC, Historization, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distribut ed Control Systems (DCS, TDC 3000, Experion), wireless instrumentation, support for Computerized Numerical Control (CNC), and Robotics and Lasers. Motivational leader with excellent problem solving skills and validation experience. Strong customer service orientation with the ability to build consensus. Excel in a t eam environment and a proficient champion for targeted goals. Exceptional commu nication and computer skills. Experienced in cGMP qualifications for all system s. Professional Experience GLAXOSMITHKLINE, Collegeville, PA 2001-2010 (Global pharmaceutical corporation) Building Operations Manager, 2008-2010 Managed the compliance, reliability and budget for building systems and facility equipment for three sites and 56 buildings. Included project management, operat ions, maintenance and repair of building and facility equipment and systems supp orting clinical manufacturing, pilot plant, research labs and administrative are as. * Improved customer relations by realigning workflow from supporting multiple lo cations to supporting individual customer. * Lowered installation costs by 50% to 75% by management of capital project for lower cost building management system (BMS). * Improved quality incident (QI) count over 75%, reducing QI response labor cost by more than 75%. * Led implementation of Lean Sigma Visual Factory tool for proactive calibration management for multi site, diverse GxP customer base. * Group Liaison ensuring that I&C (Instrumentation and Controls) groups remained compliant with FDA, MHRA (Medicinal Health Regulatory Agency) regulations and G SK's Quality Management System. Responsible for proper compliance with applicab le government regulations including those of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration [i.e. GLP (Good Laboratory Practices)/cGMP(current Good Manufactu ring Practices)]. * Managed GMP & GLP compliant I&C services through outsourced service provider w ith a $2 million contract. Includes deviation review, quality document approval via Carisma2, instructional review, and training. * Developed, edited, authorized and applied procedures, instructions, work pract ices and calibration management applications. * Managed capital projects for the upgrade and processes related to computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) which required a change in procedures and employee responsibilities ensuring a smooth transition. * Evaluated proposals for alternative BAS systems and calibration processes that minimized cost and maximized efficiency. * Provided operational management of 48+ reports. Building Operations Supervisor, 2005-2008 Managed 4 reports, reducing head count with a savings of $50K. Multi site respo

nsibility: Upper Merion, Upper Providence and Corporate office for Automation ma nagement, planned reasonable growth through upgrades and migration. * Provided Project Management for large and small capital projects to $1M. * Designed and built monitoring system from inputs through PLC to Interface (OPC ) to off site data archiving (OSIsoft PI). * Managed Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS, Bailey DCS and Johnson Controls Metasys buildi ng management system (BMS) installation. * Authored validation documents such as SOPs (Standard Operation Procedures), UR S (User Requirement Specifications), FRS (Functional Requirement Specifications) , etc. * Supported energy management by overseeing programming that optimized energy us e. * Implemented alarm management which included development of alarm policy and co nfiguration change planning that synchronized the system with customer expectati ons and reduced ineffectual alarming. * Managed security system project installing redundant servers and large securit y system site wide servicing 20 buildings. * Led Building Management System (BMS, BAS) qualification (technical stream) of distributed control system (DCS) encompassing two major facilities. Through a r isk assessment process, reduced the amount of qualified loops from 20,000 to 7,0 00 (65% reduction, saving $52K per year). Leveraged existing calibration proces s to reduce execution time. * Developed and implemented validation strategy for complex control systems such as cleaning and sterilization systems. Senior Engineer, Instrumentation and Controls, 2001-2005 Supervisor and system administrator for building automation system providing env ironmental control for 10+ buildings, 1.5 million square feet, managing hardware and software revisions and upgrades for Honeywell TDC 3000 distributed control system, CL Programming, Rockwell ControlLogix PLC with ControlNet network, Rockw ell PLC5 SCADA system, Pi data collection, and several server class computers ac ting as gateways, OPC data servers/clients, and domain controllers. * Developed control system strategy for new building including development of co mpliance strategy. * Managed an operating budget of $100K plus up to $500K of capital projects year ly requiring system upgrades and new additions. * Reduced system maintenance cost from $297K to $67K annually, by eliminating se rvice contract. * Installed ControlNet network utilizing ControLogix redundant processors. HONEYWELL, INC., Fort Washington, PA 1976 - 2001 (Industrial controls) Principal Support Specialist Commissioned, validated, and maintained Honeywell TDC 3000 Distributed Control S ystem (DCS) and Honeywell XSM Fire and Security system for pharmaceuticals, petr ochemicals, and manufacturing. * Supported applications for HVAC, Building Automation (BAS) in animal research facilities and government facilities. * Provided network administration, system software modifications, hardware and s oftware troubleshooting, upgrades, parts management and equipment specifications . * Maintained, specified modifications, modified programs (CL), and assisted with design and construction for Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines, Robot ics, Pick and Place machines, Laser Etching machines, Dent Tuning machines, and custom built machines. * Reduced production time from 720 hours to 24 hours for Aegis Radar system ante nna array by streamlining Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Control (PLC) program ming.

* Trained customer staff on DCS maintenance and operation via contracted classro om training. Education/Training Bachelor of Science Degree, Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET), New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 3.71 GPA, Member Tau Alpha Pi Honor Society Associate Degree, Electrical Engineering Technology (ASEET), Pennsylvania State University, Abington, PA Completed 16 credits toward Masters Electrical Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ Six Sigma Yellow Belt, GxP (GLP, GMP, GEP), Honeywell Site Support Specialist tr aining program.