Zeke Silva, Senior Consultant
Zeke is a chemical engineer from the University of Houston. He worked for The Monsanto Chemicals Group for over 30 years. This entire career was spent directly in line manufacturing with extensive experience in operations, maintenance, process/reliability, cost control and capital project management.
Since becoming a consultant in 2005, Zeke has worked with companies such as Koch Industries, Georgia Pacific, Valspar, SABIC, Kraton, and Dupont. He has lead many projects teaching, consulting and implementing best practices in Operations Change, Maintenance, Reliability and Turnaround Management. He has successfully managed teams working with large scale clients on many business /organizational change projects at the shop-floor level. Zeke has participated in more than 20 successful client transformation projects.
Duties in these transformation projects included Operations ( from Plant Managers to Shift Personnel) , Maintenance Redesign ( from Dept Supervision to Technicians), Turnaround / Materials Control, Reliability process implementation. Zeke has a working knowledge of the process elements, organizational roles and responsibilities, associated metrics and cultural impact of transformation projects.