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John E.

171 Rolling Meadows Rd.
Fletcher, N.C. 28732
(828) 684-4542
(828) 215-9064

Senior Engineering & Project Management

Expert in the Design & Installation of Complex Technology

Twenty years of progressively responsible experience in engineering design

and project management for World Leaders in Manufacturing. Combines
excellent technical, analytical and engineering qualifications with
demonstrated achievement in delivering multi-million dollar projects on time
and within budget. Strong leadership, team building, and problem solving
expertise. Qualifications:

Project design & Management Cross-Functional Team

Estimating & Budgeting Vendor Selection & Negotiation
Field Installation Management Material Selection &
Resource Planning & Management Product & Technology R&D

Professional Experience:

Advantage Development Company, Arden, North Carolina

2005 to 2008
N.C. Unlimited Licensed Building Contractor
Chief Operating Officer for local developer & builder. Performed
all types of
Commercial & Luxury Home Construction in the Asheville area. In
charge of all
Phases of design, estimating, and build out on multi-million dollar
Augusta Newsprint Company, Augusta, Georgia 1989
to 2005
Project Manager/Senior Design Engineer
Responsible for engineering, modifications, and upgrades to
process equipment,
resulting in increased production in a newsprint manufacturing
plant. Provide
technical support to department managers, maintenance, and
personnel in problem situations. Project tracking to ensure on
time and under
budget installation of new plant equipment.
Augusta Newsprint Company (Continued)
Project Manager/Senior Design Engineer
Headed up a corporate wide Energy Conservation Initiative,
educated sister mills
on proper design of systems to minimize energy usage. Managed
Departmental teams to determine root causes of process lost
time, implemented
procedures to correct, thus boosting paper machinery efficiency.
Instrumental in
forming working partnerships with O.E.M’s to better negotiate
monies spent on
all capital equipment purchases.

Significant Accomplishments
• Energy Conservation Initiative. Partnered w/ the U.S. Department
of Energy to perform 12 major Energy Reducing Projects saving the
plant 15%/year in Energy Costs.
• Total Productive Manufacturing. Team Leader on this program that
reorganized production & maintenance areas to make them more
ergonomically correct.
• Consistent High Performance. Instrumental in forming C.H.P. Teams
to analyze, and determine root causes of lost production in operating
• Recycle News Plant Installation. Lead Project Engineer on 300 ton
per day newsprint deinking mill - $75M Capital Project.
• Recycle News Plant Expansion. Expanded original plant to 500 ton
per day by adding process equipment & upgrading DCS System.
• #1 & #2 Paper Machine Speed-Ups. Upgraded DC Drive Systems,
PLC’s, and Honeywell DCS Systems to increase machine speeds,
quality, and reliability.
• P.I. System Integration. Worked closely with the mills I.T. group to
connect all critical plant systems to the P.I. System Server & Historian.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Beech Island, South Carolina

1985 to 1989
Senior Project Engineer
Sole project engineer over rolled and folded products area.
Automated and
Increased line speed of both Kleenex production lines by 25
percent. Also
Performed plc, drives, and controls upgraded throughout
converting areas.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina,
Columbia, S.C., 1985