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Charles B. Savageau, P.E.

605 Crestwood Drive
Greenville, SC 29609
Home and Fax: 864 243 8124
Mobile: 864 901 3158
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B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michi
Mechanical Engineer, Kansas, No. 7909
Over thirty years experience in design / build services to international and nat
ional clients in the chemical, polysilicon, pharmaceutical, and consumer busines
s lines. Background includes significant experience in Front-end Engineering De
sign (FEED) and detailed design of the system integration of batch and continuou
s processes both in revamp / modernization projects and new / grass roots projec
ts. Responsible for all phases of instrumentation / control system integration
activities, including cost and effort-hour estimating, scheduling, and leading a
nd training staff engineers. Experience in SIL-rating for safety systems.
Experienced in leading and training multi-cultural engineering teams as ex-pat L
ead Control Systems Engineer in China and Philippines.
E Technologies Group Cincinnati, Ohio
Various Clients
1/2010 - Present
Lead engineer on global hair care initiative for a leading personal care manufac
turer. Performed the site audits of Asian and US manufacturing facilities. Led d
esign of the modifications to the existing control systems to meet the new globa
l standards.
Consultant on definition project for automotive paints electrostatic test spray
booth upgrade for North American facilities of worldwide chemical manufacturer.
Developed the Scope of Facilities for implementing a Safety Instrument System (S
IS). Worked closely with Client safety engineer to ensure that the target SIL wa
s met for the new requirements.
Fluor Corporation - 2007 through 2009
BASF-YPC Company Limited - IPS Phase II
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
12/2008 a" 11/2009
Ex-Pat Lead Control Systems Engineer responsible for managing the design effort
of local Chinese Design Institute (CDI) for a $1.4B expansion of an existing che
mical production facility. Managed Control Systems Team consisting of (7) Fluor-
China engineers, (9) CDI engineers and (3) Client engineers. Project utilized Ma
in Automation Vendor (MAV) concept which streamlined the requisition cycle. Proj
ect control system was DCS and SIS (SIL 2 and SIL 3). Classifications were Ex-nL
and Ex-ib. Trained newly hired Fluor-China Control System engineers in Fluor me
thods and standards.
LDK PV Silicon Technology Company LTD. - LDK Polysilicon Project
Xinyu, Jiangxi, China
Lead control systems engineer for the design of a $1.5+B grass-roots 15000 TPA p
olysilicon manufacturing facility. Responsible for overall control systems desig
n and for managing the efforts of Fluoras Greenville, Manila, and Shanghai contr
ol systems teams. Also required close coordination with the Main Automation Vend
or (Emerson) with the multi-cultural control systems team.
Usolye-Siberian Silicon, LLC (USS) - Silicon PolyCrystalline (SIPC) Project
Usolye, Siberia, Russian Federation
Lead control systems engineer for the control systems front-end design (FEED) of
a $350 million 3000 TPA polysilicon manufacturing facility. Responsible for the
overall control systems FEED deliverables a" Control System Philosophy, Functio
nal Specifications, Cause and Effect diagrams, etc. Responsibilities have expand
ed to include providing support to the selected system integrator and design fir
Jacobs Engineering - 2001 to 2007
Eli Lilly & Company - T100 Project
Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Lead Control Systems Engineer for bulk pharmaceutical chemical retrofit project.
Responsible for leading and managing the control system design and procurement
effort for this schedule-driven, large capital project.
Genzyme Corporation - gRPM Project
Instrument engineer responsible for the specifications, quotation, and procureme
nt of instruments required for $200 MM pharmaceutical facility. Project utilized
FieldBus, ASiBus, and conventional analog devices with Emerson Delta V control
Rohm & Haas Corporation - Project Phoenix
Kankakee, IL and Various Sites
Lead Control Systems Engineer for the Rohm & Haas / Jacobs alliance. Responsible
for leading and managing the design effort for multiple, concurrent capital and
plant projects. Projects ranged from simple, single-loop controllers to a new E
merson Delta V installation.
Dow Chemical - SCORE Project
Midland, Michigan
Lead Control Systems Engineer for a latex storage and handling facility expansio
n project. Responsibilities included engineering effort hour estimating and sche
dule management; developing the control system construction scope of work; and d
eveloping the instrumentation installation design.
M&G Polymers - PET Recycling Project
Apple Grove, WV
Lead control systems engineer for prototype PET recycling process. Responsibilit
ies included engineering effort hour estimating and schedule management; develop
ing the control system construction scope of work; and developing the instrument
ation installation design.
Fluor Corporation - 1984 to 2001
Procter & Gamble - Sulfur Burning Project
Alexandria, Louisiana
Lead Design Engineer for existing tank farm modifications and new tank farm inst
allation. Project utilized Allen Bradley ControlLogix controller and DeviceNet c
ommunications system.
Procter & Gamble - NOLA
New Orleans, Louisiana
Area C&IS Engineer responsible for the control system design basis of a $40MM co
ffee manufacturing consolidation project which required interfacing with the raw
material unloading and batch dryer manufacturers, and third-party engineering f
irms. Project utilized Honeywell TDC 3000 and Allen Bradley PLC 5/40B PLCas as t
he primary control systems.
Procter & Gamble - Gemini Project
Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Lead C&IS Engineer for the conceptual and definition phases of an expansion of a
n existing amines production facility. This led to the award of a lump sum, 6% e
ngineering project. In order to meet the 6% constraints, this project was worksh
ared with FDIP in Manila. Approximately 90% of the entire C&IS design was done i
n Manila, which required very close coordination with the team there. Establishe
d and managed the responsibilities and workshare split between the two offices.
Project was completed under the 6% engineering budget.
Procter & Gamble - Granules Project
Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines
Lead Ex-Pat C&IS Engineer responsible for conceptual, definition and design of n
ew dry laundry granules manufacturing facility. Project was a true global facili
ty that utilized suppliers from throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. This
required strong coordination with these suppliers to ensure that the project ne
eds were met. Project used Allen Bradley PLC 5/80 with WonderWare operator inter
face. Trained FDI - Philippines Control System engineers in P&G methods and stan
Procter & Gamble - Project 6A
Albany, Georgia
Lead C&IS Engineer responsible for definition and design of a new paper manufact
uring line. Project installed a TDC 3000 APM (Advanced Process Manager) and Univ
ersal Operator Stations with Modicon 984-785 PLC. Required close coordination wi
th Honeywell programming engineers for programming effort.
Procter & Gamble - Project 5A
Albany, Georgia
C&IS Engineer responsible for definition and design of new paper manufacturing l
ine. Areas of responsibility included pulp-handling conveyor systems; stock prep
aration area; steam and condensate; and chemical additives. Installed TDC 3000 A
PM and Universal Operator Stations with Modicon 984-785 PLC. Required close coor
dination with Honeywell engineering for design effort.
Procter & Gamble - LDL Project
Kansas City, Kansas
Lead E&I Engineer responsible for definition and design of process enhancements
for existing liquid dishwashing manufacturing facility. Installed TDC 3000 APM (
Advanced Process Manager) and Universal Operator Stations. Required close coordi
nation with St. Louis area engineering firm that was utilized for PLC programmin
g and Phoenix-area engineering firm utilized for the TDC programming.
Procter & Gamble - Project C
St. Louis, Missouri
Lead E&I Engineer responsible for definition and design of process enhancements
for existing dishwashing detergent manufacturing facility. Project was "blitz-pa
ced.a Replaced the 8-year-old Honeywell TDC 2000 with TDC 3000 APM (Advanced Pro
cess Manager) and Universal Operator Stations. Required close coordination with
St. Louis area engineering firm that was utilized for PLC programming and some E
&I design effort.
Procter & Gamble - Bar Soap Modernization Project
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lead Instrumentation Engineer responsible for the definition, design, checkout (
PSI), start-up/commissioning and on-going support of a new soap manufacturing fa
cility and control system modernization for an existing soap manufacturing facil
ity. New facility utilized Honeywell TDC 3000 Process Manager (PM) and Logic Man
ager (LM). Replaced a TDC 2000 and Allen Bradley 2/30 PLC with TDC 3000 PM and L
M as part of the control system modernization.
Procter & Gamble - HSC Project
St. Louis, Missouri
Lead Instrumentation Engineer responsible for all areas of instrumentation desig
n from definition through detailed design of a household-cleaning product manufa
cturing facility relocation/upgrade. Project replaced existing Allen-Bradley 2/3
0 PLC with A-B 5/250 PLC for control of batch process for (5) different consumer
Union Carbide - DCS Upgrade Project
Sistersville, West Virginia
Lead Instrumentation Engineer for a three-office (Cincinnati, OH; Greenville, SC
; Irvine, CA) Control System Retrofit product for Union Carbide. The project rep
laced 1950 and 1960 Vintage pneumatic controllers in three (3) separate control
rooms with a 2,000 point Bailey Net 90 DCS consisting of (10) operator consoles
in one consolidated control room. Responsible for P&ID walk-down and revisions,
and design and instrument specifications for two (2) of the three (3) production
General Electric Plastics - Valox DCS Upgrade Project
Mt. Vernon, Indiana
Project Engineer on a four-phase instrumentation (Valox) modernization project f
or plastics manufacturing facility. This project replaced Taylor 1300 controller
s, Texas Instruments PM550, and associated control panels with a Fisher ProVox d
istributed control system.
Sun Chemical - Pigment Manufacturing Project
Amelia, Ohio
Lead Instrumentation Engineer for a batch pigment dispersions plant addition inc
orporating Square D Sy/Max programmable controller as the primary controller.
Procter & Gamble - PLS Project
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lead Instrumentation Engineer for low-saturate oil facility, utilizing Honeywell
TDC-2000 and Allen-Bradley 2/30 programmable controllers. Responsible for all a
reas of the instrumentation design, pre-startup inspection and start-up of the f
GPA Technical Consultants - 1983 to 1984
Procter & Gamble - Crisco Modernization Project
Cincinnati, Ohio
Lead Instrumentation Engineer for a modernization project for a shortening (Cris
co) facility. Project incorporated a TDC-2000 system and Allen-Bradley 1774 PLC
into the design.
Pedco, Inc. - 1978 to 1983
Searle Chemicals - Bulk Pharmaceuticals Project
Augusta, Georgia
Lead Instrumentation Engineer for a $35MM bulk pharmaceutical chemical plant uti
lizing Taylor Micro-Scan 1300 controllers and General Electric Series Six progra
mmable controllers. Project required use of intrinsically safe barriers due to I
-A, B, C and D-1 electrical classification. Responsible for all phases of the in
strumentation area including program development, programming, vendor selection,
pre-startup inspection, and startup.
Fisher Control Valve School
Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS Implementation and Installation
Allen Bradley PLC Courses
ISO Auditor Training
Various Supervisor and Management Training Courses
Senior Member Instrument Society of America (ISA)
Conference Chairman, 1995, 1997, and 2001 Cincinnati ISA-IEEE Conference & Exhib
Past President, Cincinnati Section of ISA (1983-1984)
Chairman of 1985 Cincinnati ISA-IEEE Conference & Exhibit
Cincinnati Section ISA Outstanding Member, 1986
"Plant Retrofits" Session Developer for ISA Food & Pharmaceutical Division Sympo
sium (12/1986)
"Modernizing Controls System" Developer & Speaker for 1989 ISA-IEEE Conference &
Exhibit ()
"Back to the Basics" Developer & Speaker for 1991 ISA-IEEE Conference & Exhibit
"Fluid Flow Fundamentals" Instructor - ISA Educational Conference (04/1992)
"Control System Design" Developer & Speaker for 1995 ISA-IEEE Conference & Exhib
it ()
"Control System Design" Instructor - ISA Educational Conference (04/1996)
aManaging Your Control System Projecta Developer & Speaker for 2001 ISA-IEEE Con
ference & Exhibit