Daniel Zeilermeir


Senior Technician -Process Engineering

Crystal, MN

Daniel F. Zeilermeir
5729 Oregon Ct. N.
Crystal, MN 55428
(763) 486­6413

PROFESSIONAL Project Management/Coordinator for process/projects. Highly motivated and
SUMMARY: energetic technical professional looking for the opportunity to showcase my
talents, help grow the business, and instill a proactive approach. Extensive
project experiences, driven by execution and accountability, strategic thinking,
diverse education, and confidence are tools I will bring to your organization.

EDUCATION: MBA Student (current) ­ University of Northwestern ­ St. Paul – 2014­2016 (4 yr.)
BA (Organization Leadership) ­ Bethel University – 2011­2013 (4 yr.)
Associates (Electronic/Electro­Mechanical Technology) ­ Chippewa Valley
Technical College (1988­1990; 2 yr.)

EXPERIENCE: St. Jude Medical 12/03 ­ Present
177 East County Road B, St. Paul, MN 55117

Senior Technician –Process Engineering (1/14­Present)
Senior Technician –Process Development (3/13­1/14)
Manufacturing and Engineering Tech II (3/07­3/13)

• Operational Excellence (ME): Apply Lean and Six Sigma with optimization
fundamentals for new line setups and continuous line improvements
• Product / Process Development (PD): Machine & fixture design, product
testing; writing, performing, and executing qualifications with reports:
Qualification & Validation with DOE experience, V&V
Successfully designed a die to address project critical issue
• Experience: Over twenty­four years working in the medical device field
• Project Management: Successfully construct and sustain timelines; coordinate
product line setups and transfers (Talent Team for process optimization)
Successfully constructed and validated custom freeze­drying equipment
Successfully validated vacuum drying process time reduction 24 to 8 hours
• Key team member or point person for product line transfer from site to site
(MN) and from Minnesota to Costa Rica; Project manager for line move from
clean room to new clean room contingent with new product line construction
• Component/fixture/process– critical­thinking designs, modifications, improve
and implement new technologies, set up and/or revise equipment and
processes (software/hardware) with all supporting documentation
• Environmental Core Team member: ISO 14001 ­ write and implement related
policies, documents, and procedures for ISO and the EPA
• Failure analysis, root cause analysis (fixture biases)

Manufacturing Tech (7/2005­3/2007)
Electro­Mechanical Maintenance Technician (12/03­7/05)

• Engineering project support, problem solving, and lean manufacturing
applications, write and execute test plans, protocols/reports, with continuous
regard to FDA and ISO regulations
• Production/engineering support: dashboard metrics, problem solving, lean
manufacturing, continuous improvement, 5S, NCMR and CAPA support
Celestica, Inc.
925 First Ave. Chippewa Falls, WI

Operations Engineering Support Technician (9/00­12/03)
• Perform and modify production test machines and modules with upgrades
• Troubleshooting to the component level with failure analysis and trends
• Coordinate Change Orders (engineering and production)
• Focus on Critical Product for engineering, new product designs, test coverage,
development, troubleshooting for product turn­around times, documentation,
and a standards focus on record keeping and feedback.
• GMP, 5S, World Class, Lean, 6 Sigma, and Clean­room Manufacturing
Training and Certification
• Continuous improvement, documentation project control regarding FDA and
ISO requirements

Dotronix, Inc
3833 N. White Ave. Eau Claire, WI

Maintenance/ Calibration/Production Technician (6/90­9/00)

• Production floor lead technician ­product support, troubleshooting and repair
• Calibration certification classes to learn industry standards
Successfully set up company calibration system with vendor and internal
processes and procedures
• Prepared, documented and ISO 13485 core team member
• Lead (NPI) New Product Introduction technician for production testing

Johnson Matthey, Inc.
620 Cashman Dr., Chippewa Falls, WI

Electro­Mechanical Maintenance Technician (8/97­10/97)

• Production tool, fixture, machine support and improvement suggestions
• Conceptualized and designed new product/production fixtures, tools, and
constructed maintenance procedures and schedules

SPECIFIC Project Management Professional (PMI) – Boot camp (35 credit certificate)
KNOWLEDGE: Process Validation Principles (two day course – 3 credits)
Metrology Fundamentals (one day course – 3 credits)

Vacuum Technologies and Freeze Drying, GE FANUC Proficy (RTIP), Infor EAM,
Windchill/QMX, Fabmaster, Windows O/S, MS Office, SolidWorks/Pro E (beginner),
Unix, BT Basic, and MP2
SKILLS: Root Cause Analysis, Welding, Carpentry, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics

Empathy, Communication, Detail­oriented, Execution, Equalization, Strategic
Thinking/Scientific, Developer, Achiever, Responsibility, Teaching, Individualization,
Consistency, Woo, and Influencer

REFERENCES: Available upon request.

  • Updated 7 years ago

To contact this candidate email dmagnum79@yahoo.com

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