Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Nathan_Heimeyer_Resume_20160118
1706 Valero Street Phone: 832.385.6043 (Cell) 281.816.4032 (Home)
Friendswood, Texas 77546 Email: Heimeyer@yahoo.com
SUMMARY Highly effective operation and project management professional with a proven track record of
delivering productive and profitable operational improvements and on time and within budget capital
projects while fostering a strong EHSS culture.
• Dynamic project leader with expertise in execution of large, strategic projects to small, base projects
• Simultaneous management of multiple sites, projects, and personnel
• Development of scope of work, budget, schedule, and optimization for processes, projects, and turnarounds
• Six Sigma (Black Belt Certified) and Lean Manufacturing (Facilitator)
09/13 – Present: TPC Group, LLC – Houston, TX
Staff Project Manager
Staff Project Manager with the responsibility, accountability, and authority to manage the execution of the
engineering design, procurement, construction, and commissioning of capital projects in accordance with applicable
specifications and standards in order to achieve project objectives and deliverables. Responsibilities include
managing intracompany project team, directing EPC and CMT firms, overseeing construction contractor to meet
project deliverables, schedule, and budget. Team leader for the enhancement of FEL stage gate processes and
procedures. Driver for the development of cost tracking system and methodology for improving project controls
forecasting and reporting. Projects include:
• $200MM TIC: FEL2 through FEL3 for construction of new unit within an existing plant.
• $17MM TIC: FEL3 through commissioning for multi-year PSM projects focusing on PRD and SIS
• $2MM TIC: FEL2 through daily operations for pipeline valve station
• <$1MM TIC: raw material injection skid, cooling tower sulfuric acid injection, conversion of EHSS data
acquisition, site infrastructure improvements (piping, pumps, analyzers)
02/11 – 04/13: The Dow Chemical Company, Salt Dome Operations – Freeport, TX
Operations Leader (Assistant Plant Manager)
Operation Leader for twenty-two technicians, three technical advisors, and multiple cross-functional teams in the
daily production of brine and storage/export of hydrocarbons at the Stratton Ridge Salt Dome Facility. Facility
includes more than 50 miles of above/below ground piping within 3,200 acre site, hydrocarbon compressors and
pumps, ethylene and propylene drying towers, 13 hydrocarbon storage caverns, 15 brine mining wells, benzene
stripper, and 4 flares. Daily production averages 18,000 gallons of brine and 15,000,000 pounds of hydrocarbons
(ethylene, propylene, LPG, naphtha, propane, methane) exported to commercial plants or stored within a cavern.
Primary focus is the coordination of operations/assets to minimize downtime while maximizing the completion of
work and maintaining daily production requirements. This requires the daily and long term planning of turn around
activities, EHS requirements, governmental compliances, and production of downstream/upstream partners. Driver
of $30MM operational budget and key team member for $45MM capital project team. Primary contributor for the
EHS for the site which has zero OHSA recordables and zero LOPCs within the past two years. Facilitator for the
development of new and existing team members.
Senior Cavern Engineer
Cavern Engineer focused on developing scope of work and schedule for cavern and wellhead workovers and
turnarounds, developing and tracking budget ($2MM per workover with yearly average of 10 – 15), performing state
required Mechanical Integrity Test, maintaining internal compliance documentation and with appropriate
governmental reporting agencies, and development of scheduled services system for wellhead maintenance.
Senior Storage Engineer
Storage Engineer focused on the technical operations of storing and exporting hydrocarbons, planning and execution
of integrity management activities, and special projects to optimize operations. Work within and improve
operational systems: management of change, root cause analysis, process hazard analysis, FMEA, critical event
review, job safety analysis, job execution plan, etc.
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01/98 – 01/11: 3M Company – Various Locations
Accepted new roles and responsibilities while at 3M. Each position provided unique challenges, opportunities, and
avenues for utilizing my engineering and leader attributes and skills.
3M Corrosion Protection Products Division – Angleton, TX and New Ulm, MN
Senior Process/Product/Quality Engineer
Processes include twin-screw extruders, grinders, powder screening, resin transporting, and material handling. Duties
include day-to-day support of operations of multi-location manufacturing operation, process simulation, test method
development and qualification, scheduling of production and order fulfillment, raw material substitution and
qualification, and training of personnel.
• Decrease unit cost by 7.5% and increase OEE by 14% by improving process control systems.
• Increase rolling throughput yield by 12% by leading projects that link quality parameters to process conditions
and raw material properties.
3M Communication Markets and OHES Division – Austin, TX
Senior Process/Product/Project/Quality Engineer and Production Team Leader
Processes include new product development and commercialization, transfer of manufacturing operation from
acquisition to internal manufacturing location, raw material and outsource manufacturing qualification, plastic
injection molding, high pressure coining and stamping, automated and manual hardgoods assembly. Leader for ISO,
UL, CSA, and TUV compliance.
• Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Plant Leader with annual savings of $225K
• Increase customer order fulfillment from 83% to 95%.
3M Multi-Layer Film Division – Decatur, AL
Senior Process/Product/Quality Engineer
Processes include multiple twin-screw extruders, multi-feed dies, resin transporting, and web handling. Duties
include technical support and liaison for internal and external customers, defining process and product specification
through SPC, development of standard operating procedures, equipment checkout and standardization, process &
product understanding projects, and product qualification. Completed the qualification of new manufacturing line
within defined timeline. Deployed Six Sigma Continuous Improvement program for improving PPU.
• Increase yield from 35% to 70% with annual savings of $300K.
3M Electro Communication Business Supply Chain and Outsourcing Department – Austin, TX
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Team leader for ECB Plastic, Electronic, and Packaging Commodity Teams. Focus towards raw material cost
reductions for multiple manufacturing locations.
• Lead Six Sigma savings with annual savings of $350K.
3M Communication Markets Division – Austin, TX
Senior Process/Project/Product Engineer
Processes include plastic injection molding, mold design and optimization, high pressure coining and stamping,
automated and manual hardgoods assembly, and internal and external product and process transfer. Duties include
financial analysis and planning, production scheduling, capital equipment justification and installation, quality
improvement programs, development of personnel, cost reduction projects, and PPU projects.
3M Traffic Control Material Division – Brownwood, TX
Advanced Process/Project/Product Engineer
Processes include high-pressure extrusion and dies, web coating and curing, film slitting and converting, resin
handling and transporting, multi-layer film bonding and sealing, and product test development. Duties include cost
reduction projects, process & product understanding projects, quality improvement programs, and statistical process
1994 – 1997 Texas A&M University – College Station, TX
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Systems Safety Engineering Specialty Certificate
1991 – 1993 Brazosport College – Clute, TX
Associate of Applied Science in Chemical Technology