Want your profile here?

Becoming a member is easy! works with you to help you advance your career by putting you directly in front of tens of thousands of recruiters in your field. Sign up today on

RssDirector of Quality

Luiza S. Yordanova Production Supervisor & Plant Supervisor& Quality Manager 317 Johnson St. app. B C: 815-993-0177 Greencastle, IN 46135 Email: Summary of Qualifications Professional Profile: Proven 22 years experience in chemical, laboratory and manufacturing industries, including work with worldwide international firm ESSROC Italcementi Group, Buzzi Unicem USA, and Sovay Soda Ash. Expertise includes emphasis in chemical analysis, quarry management, organizational development, and ability to problem solve. Strong effective leadership skills by planning, providing direction, and assigning responsibilities; persuasive communication skills. Areas of Effectiveness  Keen sense of detail  Effective at procedures  Proven self-starter  Self-directed professional  Able to analyze and process  Thrives in a results oriented environment Selected Accomplishments  Expert in cement and quarry materials for the industrial and infrastructure marketplace  Proficient in the formulation & modification of raw and cement chemicals and admixtures  Strong R&D and bench skills Plant Operations  Enjoy solving complex problems through independent and team thinking;  Able to create comprehensive plan of action, EHS, & scheduling  Adept at documentation, emphasis in record keeping and report writing  Certified by and worked to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS)  Acquainted with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and proprietary telemetry SAP and SCADA programs Chemistry and Engineering  Proven trustworthy with contracts, documents, and regulations  13 years of hands on research, formulation, and new product development experience in cement-based construction materials including managing a quarry for raw materials such as sand and limestone Supervision and Talent Management  Outstanding diplomacy that produces win-win results for all team participants  Possess calm temperament and adaptability for working with a variety of personality types; maintain considerate and cooperative work style  Skillful talent in coordinating people, information, and resources  Assists in corporate technical training for customers and employees as needed and directed  Experienced with budgeting Luiza S. Yordanova Resume, p. 2 PROFESSIONAL HISTORY Quality Control Manager & Acting Plant Chemist Buzzi Unicem USA, Oglesby, IL 11/2007—Present Acting as Quality Control Manager and Acting Plant Chemist in charge of chemistry lab, and supervising the Shipping Department in this dry cement manufacturing plant. Duties include providing production support to Manufacturing; supervising the quality and directing changes for procedures for raw kiln feed, clinker feed and operation of the cement mill. Evaluating the chemical composition of all raw materials including sand, limestone rock, shale, and synthetic gypsum using mass spectrometer, etc. Testing of the quarry drill chips. Ensuring the correct use of additives, and reviewing corporate information. Directly managing up to 15 people, including one supervisor. Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee, Gr. 3, (4 being highest) City of Tempe, Arizona 5/2007—11/2007 Monitoring plant functions, performing and evaluating chemical tests; changing plant operations to adjust to changing processing needs; adjusting pumps, flow valves and feeder systems. Filling in until I could find a cement based job. Plant Supervisor Devnya Cement Plant, ESSROC Italcementi Group 6/1987—3/2006 Production Supervisor Plant Chemist Supervisor Technician Organized all aspects of production processes in one of Europe’s largest cement manufacturing plants, including kiln, kiln feed, and cement mill technologies. Supervised up to 100 employees. As day or night shift plant supervisor was responsible for coordinating plant activities as well. This included organizing deliveries of raw materials as well as other deliveries and disbursements—such as cements, cement glues, and raw materials; overseeing the EHS and drug-testing program; and coordinating the departments as a whole, including the maintenance department with other departments. Created department schedules and budgets. Dealt directly with on-site corporate representative on plant activities and corporate expectations. As Pit Quarry Supervisor extracted and crushed limestone rock of high and low quality, and separated sands. Successfully managed two main laboratories—chemical and water quality. Managed the Shipping department, including packaging, distribution and sending and receiving. Made critical quality/ technical/ maintenance decisions, and ordered and performed laboratory tests for processes. Managed in this six-kiln wet process plant for over19 of my 21 years here. Repeatedly worked with many types of cement for many different country and business clients, and to many different codes and requirements. Acted as a research chemist to accommodate these orders. Produced blended cements with additives such as ferrous sulfate, gypsum, and aluminum-oxidized silicates, fiberglass, slag, pure limestone, fly ash, and polyonitrite carbon fibers (PAN), to develop new products. Lab Technician Solvay Soda Ash, Devnya, Bulgaria 1981-1982 EDUCATION Masters of Science, Chemical Engineer, Higher Institute of Chemistry and Technologies, City of Burgas, Bulgaria 1987 Bachelors of Art, Teacher of Economics, Varna University, Varna, Bulgaria 1994 (Concurrent with work) MEMBERSHIPS Portland Cement Association American Concrete Institute

Director of Quality

Greencastle, IN

About Me


Manufacturing & Production


Director of Quality

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Greencastle, IN