Vacuum Pump Consultant: Chemical Vacuum Process Engineering Expert

Technical Consultant #1402


Expertise

  • Chemical process vacuum equipment - technical authority and product marketing manager.
  • Consultant on vacuum pumps and related applications engineering.
  • Expert and consultant on major types of vacuum pumps: Dry pumps (claw, screw, lobe and vane), liquid ring, ejector, rotary vane, rotary piston, roots type vacuum boosters, vapor boosters, diffusion pumps, scroll pumps and turbomolecular pumps.
  • Vacuum pump applications: Solvent recovery, reactors, distillation, dryers, freeze drying, filters, sterilization, filter/dryers, extruders, solid state polymerization, central systems, laboratories, emissions controls, soil vapor extraction, oil elimination and effluent reduction.

Experience

Technical Expertise

  • Chemical Process Vacuum Applications: solvent recovery, reactors, distillation, dryers, freeze drying, filters, sterilization, filter/dryers, extruders, solid state polymerization, central systems, laboratories.
  • Environmental Vacuum Applications: Solvent recovery, emissions controls, VOC and irradiated soil remediation, oil elimination, effluent reduction.
  • Vacuum Pumps: All major dry pumps (claw, screw, lobe and vane). Liquid ring, ejector, rotary vane, rotary piston, roots type vacuum boosters, vapor boosters, diffusion pumps, scroll pumps, turbomolecular pumps.
  • Related Process Equipment: Large scale vacuum cone and shelf dryers, freeze dryers, oil degassers, heating packages and main intake seawater strainers.
  • Special Materials: Hastelloy, Nickel, Monel, "Kalrez" fluoroelastomer, PTFE/MoS2, PTFE lined pipe and coated ASME vessels.
  • Safety: US NFPA explosion proof, ATEX (Europe) and general industrial area classifications. Expert in active and reactive safety methods and consults on constructional and design safety. Normal operation/expected misuse/rare misuse risk analyses.

Employment Experience

BOC Edwards, Inc., Wilmington, MA and Philadelphia, PA 2000 - 2007

Product Marketing Manager, Process Vacuum

  • Increased profitable sales of six process vacuum equipment lines substantially by growing core chemical/pharmaceutical business and new biofuels, power and polysilicon production markets.
  • Developed and implemented pricing policy, specifications, sales tools, advertising and trade shows.

Product Applications Manager

  • Recognized by Global Applications Group as Technical Authority (North and South America) for vacuum application sign-offs, estimates/proposals, training and customer-focused support.

Product Marketing Specialist

  • Introduced concepts and practices of process vacuum to new clients.
  • Performed initial specification review, applications engineering and proposed solutions for new business and troubleshooting of existing installations.
  • Developed the winning $1 million vapor booster proposal for irradiated soil remediation.
  • Championed successful $800k and $600k rotary cone dryer system projects.

Busch, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA , Applications Engineer 1997 - 2000

  • Responsible for specification review, sizing, estimates, proposals, revisions, order acceptance, contract managing and continued support of chemical and pharmaceutical vacuum systems.
  • Major focus on specialized Huckepack, Cobra, and Lonza vacuum pump systems.

Wintek Corporation, Randolph, NJ and Califon, NJ 1992 - 1996

Sales Engineer

  • Exceeded all annual sales quotas of Busch, Intervac, Travaini and Nitech vacuum pumps and systems to major chemical manufacturers and A & E firms in New Jersey.

Applications Engineer

  • Analyzed project requirements and commercial situations for competitive advantage.
  • Presented and defended technical proposals.
  • Developed equipment specifications and pricing guidelines.

Honors & Publications

  • Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2000
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers Senior Member, PA Chapter and Environmental Division
  • ISO9000 and ISO14000 Internal Auditor

Education

B.S., Chemical Engineering with Honors, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Save Resume #1402
to Contact Form?

You must first click "Yes" to save this resume

Submit Request

You have no Saved Resumes

Add resumes within our various Ares of Expertise by clicking "Add Resume(s)" below.

Add Resume(s)