James Welch

Freelance Chemical Engineer & Technical Project Manager

Location:Fullerton, California, United States
2 Skills
Management / Project Management / Capabilities
• Manage Applications, Service, and Customer Support for technical, measurement & control instrumentation
• Entrepreneur Startup of Technical Sales and Service Firm, $300k
• Product Management – Mass Flow Controllers
• Managed Valve Modification Project – 4 phase project from design to manufacturing, 1000/year
• Operated within ISO9001 Quality System, JIT Manufacturing System
• Managed and Engineered Electro-Pneumatic Flow Control System Project
• Served on API Tank Level Gauge Working Group

• Account Management- Negotiated OEM annual blankets with Capital Equipment Manufacturers
• Service Contracts – Negotiated and managed annual service contract
• Territory Management – Identified Target Accounts with plan to obtain business
• Managed/Coordinated Sales Representatives for Analyzer Manufacturer in various regions
• Designed and Implemented Sales Forecasting Process with Sales Force providing deliverables to Production
• Field Sales activities with Sales Force at customer sites
• Sales Activities at Trade Shows including representative training, Presentations, and Sales Promotion
• Markets Served – Semiconductor, Petrochemical, Government, Food & Beverage, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Environmental
• Products Included: Mass Flow Controllers, Flow meters, Moisture Analyzers, Oxygen Analyzers, Gas Mixing Systems, Micro controllers, Polystyrene Microspheres, Valves, Automation Control, Scales and Surplus Equipment

Project Engineer
• Engineering Study - Energy Balance on Heat Exchanger for Polypropylene Plant
• Training Course Development and Presentation – Mass Flow Controller / Pressure Controller (PID Control)
• Engineering Study - Recommendation for Analysis of Solution Chemical Concentrations used in Passivation Processes
• Estimating and Takeoffs using On-center Takeoff software
• Epoxy Density Determination Study

Eagle Pacific Controls, Placentia, CA (Manufacturer’s Representative / Distributor- Analyzers, Process Instrumentation)
Tylan General, Rancho Dominguez, CA (purchased by Millipore) (Manufacturer of gas meters and controllers)
Varec, Cypress, CA (Manufacturers of tank level gauges and valves)
Teledyne Analytical Instruments, City of Industry, CA (Manufacturers of gas and liquid analyzers)
Clark Construction (General Contractor)

Computer Software Knowledge:
• On-center Takeoff / Constructware / Primavera
• Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) MS Project, MS Visio
• Quickbooks / Lotus Notes, Outlook / email-contact database

Education / Degrees / Licenses
• Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering University of Colorado at Boulder
• Complying with Export Controls - United States Department of Commerce, BIS, Certificate of Training February 2004
• CA Insurance License #0G68104