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Erik J Smitt, PE

Multi plant and P&L responsibility

Diverse food processing facility experience; entrees to beverages; high and low acid foods; shelf stable, refrigerated and frozen

Strategic planner; as manager of planning and development executed capital improvements and new product launches

Standardized operating procedures; strong organizational skills

Practical problem solver; new process/product development and start up

Lean culture transformation; Kaisen process change

Strong financial abilities: cost accounting, new product development/introduction, acquisition, and P&L targets

Project management; cross disciplinary teams from operations, marketing, R&D, finance; concept, funding, design, construction, operation; food/beverage processing and packaging machinery

Extensive background in the food/beverage industry; operated canning, glass and plastic bottling lines

APICS, MRP, logistics and supply chain proficient

Quality driven customer focus; Statistical Process Control tool set; Six Sigma

Positive and productive relationships with the USDA, FDA, regulatory agencies, and unionized and nonunion work forces

Self directed and provide leadership to advance the business

Facilitator: certified; team based organizations

Analysis: financial, operational and engineering analysis of manufacturing systems; MRP

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering - University of California, Berkeley; Registered Professional Engineer - California

Technical/Professional Knowledge; operate and maintain all plant systems including boilers, electrical, refrigeration, water treatment, processing lines; retorts; packaging systems

Management of maintenance and engineering; installed both manual and computer based maintenance management systems; preventive maintenance; Datastream MPII work order and material control

Planning and Organization: Microsoft Project implemented on projects

Development of Organizational Talent: implemented a development plan for each employee; foster a learning environment; experienced in union environments

Negotiation: product cost and contracts; utility rate reduction $1million; city sewer payment refund $181 thousand; union contracts

MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Datastream MPII, ERP, MS Project and Power Point; presentations to management on project initiatives, status, conclusions 

Speak and read Spanish

Erik Smitt,
Feb 20, 2018, 7:39 AM