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John N. Rivara Hypoluxo, Florida 33641 (813) 995-4004 email@example.com M ANAGEMENT Resourceful, innovative professional with over 20 years General and Operations Management experience within both domestic and international arenas. Expertise in initiating projects and programs that boost productivity and efficiency while identifying new avenues of business for the company. A Hands-on Manager with proven skills in analysis, strategic planning, budgeting, negotiation, training, motivation, coordination, and improvement of operations through policies that promote a team-based work atmosphere, creative thinking, process enhancement, and a positive result on the corporate bottom line. SELECTED R ESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Managed all aspects of a company facility including development of business and marketing plans, recruitment, hiring and training of personnel, budgeting, P&L, scheduling work and activities, establishing policies and procedures, performance evaluation and motivation of employees. Started from the ground up and managed a new joint venture between my company and a Chinese government owned company. Researched best practices and established all operational and administrative policies for the day-to-day operations of the venture including HR, Finance, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Health & Safety. Served on the company’s corporate process improvement initiative. Learned process improvement techniques and then led process improvement training programs at sites companywide. Developed strategic 5-year business plans to ensure the company location was moving in accordance with corporate goals. Took in to account the evolution of gross and net revenue, budget plan, economic condition and strategies, working capital requirements, and HR staffing. Increased revenue to the Company by identifying a new market for our energy product. Negotiated a new energy contract with a utility company that brought in additional $5 to $10 dollars/Megawatt revenue on off peak power production. Increased productivity through promotion of a team-based work atmosphere. Provided assignments of increased responsibility along with incentives and key measurements for plant versus individual goals. Encouraged a sense of ownership in the overall operation. Reduced OSHA recordable injuries in assuming the responsibilities of the Environmental Health & Safety Director in addition to Operation Management responsibilities during an 8-month period. Boosted accident investigation, safety inspections and training while working with an outside consultant to attain renewal of needed permits. John N. Rivara… Page 2 Reduced downtime and increased productivity by coordinating the equipment preventative maintenance schedules for 5 company power plants within the Mid Atlantic States. Put in place effective techniques, and planning necessary for this needed maintenance and capital projects. Analyzed the efficiency of the steam utilization and turbine generator operation. Instituted a number of modifications to the operation that yielded new revenue through an additional 10% in electrical sales. Optimized the facility’s performance through creation of a new tool that enabled the staff to analyze key performance indicators for daily operation of the incinerator, turbine generator, water make-up, and waste water treatment systems. Monitoring and quick corrective action could easily be taken if needed. Provided the due diligence as required for anticipated acquisitions. Developed 5-year operation and maintenance budgets that included staffing, system changes, and capital expenditures for use by the finance department in creation of project Performa. EXPERIENCE DELTA POWER SERVICES 2011-2012 Plant Manager Piedmont Green Power M ARYLAND E NVIRONMENTA L SYSTEMS 2010-2011 Senior Operation Manager ECI Co Generation Facility VEOLIAE NVIRONMENTA SIA 2003 - 2009 General Manager, Jiangquiao Waste to Energy Plant Shanghai Plant Manager, Central De Incineracao Macau W HEELABRATOR ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS 1992 -2003 Plant Manager, Ridge Generating Station Operations Manager, Ridge Generating Station Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Manager Maintenance Manager COMBUSTION E NGINEERIN, RESOURCE RECOVERY 1985 – 1992 Maintenance Manager Principal Process Engineer OCCIDENTAL CHEMICALC ORPORATION 1975 – 1985 Production Superintendent Start-Up Coordinator Area Superintendent Plant Engineer EDUCATION /PROFESSIONAL T RAINING BS, Chemical Engineering, State University of New York (SUNY) 1975 AAS, Applied Science, State University of New York (SUNY) 1973 Additional coursework in Troubleshooting Techniques, Management, Resource Recovery, Industrial Hygiene, Leadership, Finance & Accounting, Process Improvement Team Leader Training, Environmental Law, Landfill Gas Operation, OSHA, Hazmat, Diversity, Sexual Harassment, Time Management, Conflict Resolution, Team Building and Root Cause Analysis.
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