SHELDON LIGHT, P.E.
Master Group Consultants, Fort Wayne, IN (1991-2008)
Partner: Responsible for business development and client satisfaction.
Project Manager: Process design responsbilities for industrial related projects, specifically steam generation and go-generation systems, pressure vessles, and buld material handling.
Bluffton Agri-Business Inc., Bluffton, IN (1990-1991)
Chief Engineer-Seed Cleaners: Managed upgrades, product development and product improvements for seed cleaner division.
Blount World Trade, Bluffton, IN (1988-1990)
Manager of Technical Services: Responsible for activities of engineering group designing feed mill systems for export to China, Africa and other overseas destinations. Responsible for activities of materals handling design group.
Central Soya Company, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN (1983-1988)
Project Manager: Responsible for design and installation of process improvements and expansions at soybean processing and edible oil refining operations throughout the United States.
Central Soya Company, Inc., Belmond, IA (1980-1983)
Facilities Superintendent: Responsible for operation of soybean extraction and elevator. Maintenance Superintendent: responsible for plant engineering and plant maintenance departments.
Central Soya Company, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN (1970-1980)
Associate Engineering Manager: Supervised two engineers. Administered 30-student Co-op Engineering Program. Responsible for on-going corporate energy program, regulatory affiars and computerized process control development programs. Acted as consultant to Corporate Engineering Department.
Corporate Energy Coordinator: Developed and supervised implemenation of Corporate Energy Program.
Senior Engineer: Performed detailed project design and acted as Project Engineer on multitude of projects from conceptualization through start-up.
Construction Products, Lafayette, IN (1968-1970)
Drafter: Prepared layout and detail drawings of prestressed concrete beams.
Central Soya Company, Inc. (1964-1968)
Drafter: Prepared layout and detail of plant facilities and equipment.
Conco Engineering Works, Mendota, IL (1963-1964)
Drafter: Layout and detailing of overhead traveling crane systems, plant facilities and equipment.
Indiana University, IN
M.S. Business Administration, 1973
Purdue University, IN
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1970
Chicago Technical College, IL
Mechanical Drafting Course, 1963
Registered Professional Engineer
Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Iowa, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Partner in a design/build firm specializing in industrial process and facility installations that exceeded $2 million in sales and 35 employees
Member of Indiana Boiler & Pressure Vessel Board
Design Certifying Engineer for DOT Specification MC 331 and MC 338 Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles
Investigator to determine cause of explosion at large soybean processing facility
Project manager for construction of six animal feed processing facilities in China and one seed processing facility in Cameroon
Project manager for large soybean and extraction projects ranging from $2 to $20 million
Supervised maintenance at multi-purpose soybean processing, animal feed production and grain elevator facility
Served on project team developing improved process for manufacturing animal feed pellets
Instrumental in one of first U.S.A. applications of fluidized bed combustion technology for industrial steam generation
Former member of Food Industry Advisory Committee to U.S. Department of Energy, also chairperson of the Technology Development Subcommittee