•Hot Strip Mills (Conventional, Steckel, and Mini-Mill)
•Continuous Casters (Slabs, Rounds, and Thin Strip)
•Tandem Cold Mills, Temper Mills, Pickle Line
•Seamless Pipe Mills
Senior Consulting Engineer – Software and Hardware design of new line additions, using PLC’s (GE Innovation and Siemens S-7) and Computer Systems (PC’s – Alpha/VMS – Setup Models) for Continuous Pickle Line Tandem Cold Mill, Temper Mills and Annealing Lines. Used Six Sigma approach to improve operating ratio, operating productivity and yield. Worked with the Quality department to improve Shape, Gage and Width parameters. Design and implementation of Cold Mill Setup, Shape and Furnace Control Models. Design and implementation of Line Pacing Control. Improvements to Continuous thin strip caster.
Lead Engineer/Site Manager – Software and hardware design, installation and commissioning for green field Continuous Caster startup in Qinquangdao China, and Hot Strip Mill in Maryland, U.S.A. Refurbishing Main Drives, AHMSA Hot Strip Mill, Mexico. Four Casters, Eight Hot Strip Mills, one Pickle Line Tandem Cold Mill and Four Tandem Cold Mills, either green field or revamp startups. Two GE managerial awards for outstanding contribution. Hoogovens HSM startup, Netherlands and Commonwealth Aluminum TCM startup, Kentucky.
•PLC’s GE – DMC/Innovation, Siemens – S5, S7. Westinghouse WDPF.
•Networking TCP/IP, Ethernet, EGD.
•C++, C, Fortran, Delphi, Macro, Open VMS, Windows Operating Systems, SAS
•Databases Oracle, SQL
•PC, VAX, Alpha, Itanium
•Drives Siltron, Silcomatic
•L1, L2, L3 programming, design and development. Hot Strip Mill, Tandem Cold Mill, Temper mill and Annealing Line models, tracking, pacing, data gathering. HMI systems. L3 scheduling.
•Senior Consulting Engineer, Fusion Automation. Most projects at various lines at USS-Posco, Pittsburg, California. 2007-2013
•Senior Consulting Engineer, Siemens E &A, Alpharetta, Georgia. 2003-2007