Nahdir Austin


Jr. Process Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

Nahdir Austin |267-650-4464| 5020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139

Professional Summary
Graduating Chemical Engineering Senior with 2 years of professional work experience in manufacturing,
healthcare supply chain, and corporate engineering. Experienced in utilizing Integrated Work Systems (IWS),
Lean, and Six Sigma methodologies to execute projects and deliver creative and cost-effective solutions.

Work Experience

Procter and Gamble Lima, OH
Process Engineer Intern June 2015 – September 2015
• Eliminated $280,000 in losses due to failed steam traps by implementing a standardized steam trap
maintenance program across the plant
• Designed and implemented improvements to safety latch system, eliminating 95% of unplanned downtime
due to safety latch failures
• Developed an engineering tool that calculated and documented raw material flow capabilities for pumps
and control valves, resulting in a 98% reduction in effort

The Dow Chemical Company Bristol, PA
Process Improvement Engineer Co-op March 2014 – September 2014
• Developed and managed the design and implementation of 3 capital projects within a $100,000 budget
• Developed a cost-effective, alternative solution to implement a bypass system for a wastewater tank,
resulting in a $25,000 cost-savings
• Independently executed the planning, design, and implementation of rerouting an existing ammonia
pipeline, improving the accuracy of ammonia charged to the reactor

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Supply Chain Business Analyst Co-op March 2013 – S eptember 2 013
• Constructed a comprehensive statistical analysis to evaluate the performance of the hospital’s automated
inventory management system
• Improved the hospital’s revenue capture by generating an effective solution to prevent lost supply
charges, saving approximately $100,000
• Led a group initiative to develop a business case that analyzed the feasibility of moving the
existing Hospital Storeroom to an offsite location

Philadelphia Water Department Philadelphia, PA
Environmental Engineer Co-op September 2011 – M arch 2012
• Collaborated with engineers in writing, amending, and enforcing wastewater permits
• Conducted over 30 facility inspections to verify process flow diagrams (PFD’s), process and
instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s), and wastewater and groundwater permit applicability

• Peer Counselor, Drexel Peer Counseling Hotline, June 2011 – Present
• NACME Scholar, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, April 2011 – Present
• Calculus Teaching Assistant, Drexel University, September 2012 – June 2 014

Computer Skills
SAP, Aspen, DeltaV, Matlab, , AutoCad, Pro-Engineer, Labview, Comsol, RS Logix 5000, Wonderware
Historian, JMP, Minitab, Maple16, Epic, Lawson, Oracle, QlikView, Microsoft Office Suite

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Anticipated Graduation: June 2016
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Cumulative GPA: 2.81

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