MBA, International Business / Marketing @
University of Illinois at Chicago
Experienced Bilingual, Global, Professional Engineer with unique customer buy-in, team building, extensive project planning / project management experience, global relations, technical expertise and increasing managerial responsibility in several Fortune 500 companies, Recognized wih several awards for unique client buy-in, team building, Serialization product validation, capital project execution, improving quality and reducing costs. BS in Chemical Engineering, MBA
Experienced Bilingual, Global, Professional Engineer with unique customer buy-in, team building, extensive project planning / project management experience, global relations, technical expertise and increasing managerial responsibility in several Fortune 500 companies, Recognized wih several awards for unique client buy-in, team building, Serialization product validation, capital project execution, improving quality and reducing costs. BS in Chemical Engineering, MBA in International Business Marketing, Bilingual in Spanish and Basic in French.
PARTICULAR STRENGTHS INCLUDE:
•Exceptional interpersonal skills
•Excellent organizational ability
•Outstanding diverse/cross-functional leader/player
•Strong analytical talent
•Strong communication skills
•Driven for high-performance results
•Practical problem solver • Strong computer skills
Specialties: • Engineering Management
• Project Management / Process Start-up
• Cross-Functional Team Leadership
• Global Manufacturing
• Consumer Product Manufacturing
• Bulk Chemical Manufacturing, Bulk API Manufacturing
• Quality and Regulatory Compliance
Project Validation Engineer @ Created and executed successfully several Serialization Equipment major Corporate project (S/F/S (Seal/Fill/Seal) installations and validations of FDA compliance for human and machine readable unique device identifier requirement on medical devices From November 2014 to Present (1 year) Round LakeProject Validation Engineer (contract position) @ Support of AbbVie new product validation activities involving an automated system that injected product into a small cassette medical device. From September 2014 to November 2014 (3 months) Abbott Park, ILProject Consultant-Commercial Products (contract position) @ Accountable for the technology transfer and support of Commercial product launches from non-sterile to sterile and container resin change. From August 2012 to September 2014 (2 years 2 months) Woodstock, ILQuality Tech Consultant (contract position) @ Contractor within the Quality Department working on several projects related to company overall documentation and procedures. From September 2011 to July 2012 (11 months) Sturtevant, WIProject Consultant-New Product Development (contract position) @ Accountable for the technology transfer and support of New Product Development product launches from R&D to Commercial.
• Directed multi-functional personnel to launch a new product in the New Product Development division of a TPM (third party manufacturer) for a Blow/Fill/Seal (BFS) pharmaceutical company
• Successfully met tight project schedule for new BFS product R&D transfer; including new resins, required documents, executing qualifications, stability runs and secondary packaging. From April 2010 to July 2011 (1 year 4 months) Consultant @ Employed organization skills for several projects in several organizations
• Saint James - Board of Jurisdiction / Enrollment Committee
• The Transition Network - Chicago Chapter Steering Committee
• Sacred Heart - Religious Education Teacher From November 2007 to July 2011 (3 years 9 months) Volunteer Instructor @ Provide job search teaching and guidance workshops for professionals in transition on job search techniques, tools, resume writing, elevator speech. From January 2010 to June 2010 (6 months) Principal Validation Engineer @ Executed validation from creation to final approval under aggressive schedules and limted funding. Decreased costs by reducing compliance testing 15% for domestic and international sites.
Lead an informal team of Quality Assurance, Reg. Affairs, Pilot Plant, Technical Operations and Compliance involving multiple sites. From May 2003 to November 2007 (4 years 7 months) Sr Project Engineer / Section Manager @ Successfully lead several off-site pharmaceutical production projects averaging ~$9.0 MM each.
Controlled $3.0 MM engineering budgets in a R&D pilot plant environment while exceeding or meeting engineering/validation timelines/spending limits. Served as a Subject Matter Expert on the Validatin Review Board. From January 1998 to May 2003 (5 years 5 months) Lead Project Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer @ Earned 2 awards for R&D to Manufacturing scale-up and process start-up. Justified maintaining budgets during time of budget cuts.
Supervised 5 exempts / 2 designers & own projects on time within $2.0MM budget. Promoted to Section Manager.
Increased Fermentation production by adding new technology and met EPA compliance / documentation. From January 1993 to January 1998 (5 years 1 month) Site Engineer / Contractor @ Team player on several plant projects supervising contractors meeting safety and cGMP (good manufacturing practices).
Converted from temporary contractor to permanent position. From April 1992 to January 1993 (10 months) Sr Production Engr / Engineer @ Responsible for day-to-day Ziploc (registered trademark) production. Installed equipment for a new consumer product, in an at-capacity plant working with non-union workers that produced a 15% return on investment within 3 months. Promoted to Sr. Production Engineer
Responsible for day-to-day of several bulk chemical/plastic manufacturing plants. Utilized Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for internal / EPA reporting. Completed production projects for bulk chemical manufacturing plants (Bromine, Iodine, ABS, Polystyrene) working with union workers within current OSHA and MIOSHA standards. From July 1976 to January 1988 (11 years 7 months)
BS, Chemical Engineering @ University of Illinois at Chicago From 1988 to 1990 MBA, International Business / Marketing @ University of Illinois at Chicago From 1988 to 1990 Lillian Rangel is skilled in: Project Management, Capital Projects, Cross-functional Team..., Project Planning, New Product Development, Physical Test Method..., Medical Device Product..., Pharmaceutical..., GMP, Medical Devices, Product Development, FDA, Management, Validation, Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Software Documentation, Six Sigma, Quality System, Quality Assurance, Leadership, Process Improvement, Start-ups, Change Control, V&V, CAPA, Technology Transfer, Pharmaceutical Industry, R&D, 21 CFR Part 11, SOP, Continuous Improvement
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