Jim Felton

Process / Project Engineer at Stonyfield Farm
Dairy

Experience

Process / Project Engineer
Stonyfield Farm
201-500 employees; Privately Held; Food Production
September 2011 - Present

Process / Project Engineer in a plant manufacturing Yogurt products


Project Manager
Lantheus Medical Imaging
Privately Held; Pharmaceuticals
January 2009 - August 2011

Project and Program management in a facility producing imaging products for the medical industry. Projects including upgrades to fit and finish in a pharmaceutical manufacturing area, replacement of floor scales with load cell based portable tank scales, and installation of clean nitrogen distribution system.


Project and Facilities Manager
Rohm and Haas / England
Public Company; Chemicals
September 2001 - August 2008

Directed all facility maintenance operations including budgeting. Administered contracts. Managed energy budgets.. Developed contractor management program. Installed several new facility systems including Silent Knight fire panel, intrusion alarm system, CCure 800 card access system, and network based security cameras with DVR capability. Utilized SAP for purchasing, budgeting, and capital project management. Maintained HVAC system. Managed installation of building management system resulting in significant energy savings. Acted as facility liaison to plant safety team, safety review board, and incident investigation teams. Managed calibration programs for critical equipment . Provided technical competency to plant on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and PSM initiatives Managed Engineering personnel including performance reviews and salary planning. Principle engineer on a team granted a patent for a novel manufacturing method for metal organics.


Senior Project Engineer
Procter & Gamble
10,001+ employees; Public Company; Consumer Goods
October 1987 - August 2001

Projects in a manufacturing facility ranging in value up to $2,000,000


Senior Project Engineer
Procter & Gamble
10,001+ employees; Public Company; Consumer Goods
1987 - 2001

Project Chemical Engineer / Senior Chemical Engineer Directed engineering team on $9.2MM mix and filling line installation for a hot filled antiperspirant product. Project completed on time, under budget, and with filling rates 25% in excess of design. Managed revisions to bulk storage and gas room redesign projects for high speed aerosol filling lines. Managed personnel and equipment in tank farm area handling liquefied petroleum gases in rail cars and tank trucks. Installation of unloading station, pumps, and associated equipment. Directed team on waste / source reduction activities working with local, state and federal resulting in decreases in waste of over 75%.


Process / Project Engineer
Rohm and Haas / England
Public Company; Chemicals
November 1976 - October 1987

Senior Process / Project Engineer / Safety Coordinator Directed entire plant safety program including accident and incident reporting, operator training, monthly inspections, and incentive programs at a 75 employee chemical facility. Prepared and presented capital budgets. Managed engineer and coop student including hiring, evaluations and compensation.


Education

Northeastern University
Computer Systems Analysis
2000 - 2001

Activities and Societies: Deans List / Honor Society

Certificate with High Honors Course work included Java Programming, C, HTML, Visual Basic and SDLC.


Southern New Hampshire University
Business Administration
1977 - 1981

Activities and Societies: Honor Society

Management Specialization


University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Chemical Engineering
1971 - 1975

Graduated with High Honors


Patents (2)

Alkyl group VA metal compounds
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Artashes Amamchyan, Michael Brendan Power, Ronald L DiCarol Jr, James Edward Felton
September 6, 2005: 06939983

Alkyl group VA metal compounds
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Artashes Amamchyan, Michael Brendan Power, Ronald L Dicarlo, James Edward Felton
February 10, 2005: 20050033073-A1