Blake Jenkins
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Location: Ridgeville, SC, USA
School: Clemson University
Major: Chemical Engineering

Blake Jenkins

D. BLAKE JENKINS
200 McArn Rd. Ridgeville, SC 29472 | ------------ | ------------

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Chemical engineering degree and one year of experience in a chemical manufacturing facility
• Experienced with improving product quality through testing tools and material via the DMAIC approach to problems
• Peer leader capable of cooperating with different types of personalities both directly as well as in group settings.
• Passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam in July of 2018
• Adept with explaining product information to customers in a retail setting

EDUCATION
Clemson University GPA: 3.07
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Graduation: May 10, 2018

WORK EXPERIENCE
Ascend Performance Materials | Pensacola, FL May 2017-August 2017
Manufacturing Engineer Co-op Nylon Department
• Chartered and completed project on correlation of die plate forms to quantity of optical defects
• Established baseline data for a quality improvement project to remove contaminants
• Created a digital dashboard to prevent excessive wear and tear of equipment
• Developed and began measurement system analysis plan for critical nylon process components
Ascend Performance Materials | Greenwood, SC January 2016-December 2016
Manufacturing Engineer Co-op IF & BCF/Polymer Departments
• Led LEAN improvement project for an equipment-building room to reduce waste
• Generated a method to track polymer through multiple stages and vessels in order to expedite troubleshooting
• Analyzed tools and techniques of equipment-making process to increase efficiency
• Determined expected relative viscosity and amine end offsets for different carpet fiber products
• Optimized amount of material per shipment by testing the viability of sea bulk container liners
Cabela’s Outdoor Store | Greenville, SC September 2018-July 2019
Outfitter Camouflage Clothing Department
• Provided quality information and assistance to any and every inquisitive customer
• Spearheaded multiple remerchandising projects within the department
• Selected often as member of overnight store-organization and display-improvement teams
Clemson University Academic Success Center | Clemson, SC
Level 2 Tutor Fall 2014-Spring 2015
• Tutored over 50 students throughout the academic year
• Assisted student learning by facilitating individual and group study sessions

ACTIVITIES/HONORS
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity Spring 2014-Spring 2018
Clemson University Tiger Band Fall 2012-2017

chemical, engineer, process, manufacture