Current: Shipyard, Alabama - Projects and Performance Metrics
•Develop and track performance metrics to ensure group projects and deliverables meet schedule and budget.
•Coordinate execution of projects with production supervisors, project coordinators, design engineers, and modelers.
Maersk Odense Steel Shipyard, Odense, Denmark
MBA Quality Compliance Intern, May 2009 –August 2009
•Identified defects in ship production and developed strategies to reduce construction costs.
•Analyzed firms operation resulting in the recognition of a unique opportunity for company to leverage its management and organization expertise in manufacturing and design for new business line.
•Developed proposal to utilize capabilities to offer international consultancy services.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard, Ulsan, Korea
Training Coordinator, June 2008- July 2008
•Represented the University of Michigan as training coordinator in the development and implementation of an onsite shipbuilding training program at the Ulsan Shipyard in South Korea.
•Conducted research on differences between US Shipbuilding techniques and advanced methods used in Korea.
Northrop Grumman Corporation Ship Systems Ingalls Shipyard, Pascagoula, MS
MBA Intern: Finance and Contract Estimations, May 2008- August 2008
•Analyzed material costs and labor rates to determine vessel designs changes leading to significant construction cost savings.
•Developed a project management training program and its associated implementation strategy for area business managers in conjunction with consultant group.
Arizona Media Solutions, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Management Consulting Project Manager, February 2008 – May 2008
•Created new product bundle to offer US market based on companies financials and projected ROI, presented detailed tactics for firm entry to executives and firm’s investors.
•Led consulting team in analysis of firm’s operational capabilities and market potential to develop multi-million dollar US market entry strategy.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Port of Long Beach, CA
Assistant Surveyor, June 2007 – August 2007
•Consulted with clients to verify maintenance intervals and testing procedures satisfied Flag Classification requirements to ensure shipboard safety.
•Conducted surveys and routine inspections including weld integrity and corrosion inspection onboard tugs, barges, container ships, and tankers.
•Consulted to the client's suppliers to ensure product specifications were met and to keep them abreast of the latest industry standards and best practices.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Houston, TX
Engineering Intern, May 2006 – August 2006
•Coordinated with surveyors and clients on product design reviews on shipboard engines, generators and motors to ensure emissions were maintained in accordance with ship flag regulations and standards set by the IMO resulting in expedited certificate approvals
US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Plant Department, USS Carl Vinson CVN 70
Quality Assurance Inspector, 2001 – 2002
•Organized and managed division Quality Assurance (QA), directed Work Center Supervisors on QA controls, and authorized projects involving multi-million dollar reactor plant equipment resulting in a reduction of maintenance lead time by over 40%.
Work Center Supervisor, 2000 – 2001
•Managed project created to reduce component failures resulting in departmental award for outstanding efficiency in operations and maintenance.
Nuclear Plant Operator/ Technician, 1998 – 2000
•Operated, analyzed, and troubleshooted nuclear power plant equipment.
•Routinely demonstrated technical expertise through oral presentations to executive level management.
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Master of Business Administration, August 2010
•Emphases in Corporate Finance and Operations Management
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
College of Engineering
Master of Science, Naval Architecture Engineering August 2010
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
Viterbi School of Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, June 2007
•Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
•Project Management Professional (PMP)
MS Office, Finance and Accounting