Richard Rummel is an electrical engineer with extensive experience within various industries, including the following: Chemical, Gas and Oil, Manufacturing, Petro-Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Pulp and Paper. His experience includes hands on controls modification with troubleshooting of computer based equipment, including the following:
Product Design/Development: PLC, DCS, Process Control Systems, HMI Software, OPC, SCADA and Embedded Controls
Work experience: PLC and DCS Programming, Electrical Engineering, Field Installation,
Start-up, HMI/SCADA Configuration, P&ID Development, Panel Assembly and Wiring
Panel Layout / Design with usage of Acad & Visio, Motor Control, Vision and Optical Systems.
With heavy experience with control logic plc (Allen Bradley) with associated I/O devices, electrical diagram updates, working with P&ID's diagrams, changes to developmental software for Wonderware scada with associated tags, embedded control software modifications, knowledge of communication protocols, HMI's, motor control, vision systems, and system networking. Richard has a high degree of computer skills, including data base software and has applied his understanding within written documentation. His validation experience is a complement to his process GMP background. Richard has commissioned equipment and been involved with change control method for documentation, written function specification, design specification for pharmaceutical equipment, developed SOP's, preventive maintenance documentation, and summary reports. . His validation experience is a complement to his automation background.