iBL Graduate of the Month

Matthew Parker came into the Maintenance and Reliability Engineering iBL curriculum with an interesting background. While in college, he took advantage of three internships including a manufacturing role with Altec Industries, a design engineering role with Cummins Filtration, and a maintenance role with Kruger Products.After graduating from University of Memphis is 2010, he was hired by Kruger as a Reliability Engineer within the mill. It was in this role he learned the importance of implementing and utilizing a properly installed Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Through his accomplishments, he was promoted to Project Engineer in December 2012. However, in 2014, anopportunity with BASF as a Mechanical Reliability Engineer presented itself. In this role, he is working with industry and company leaders to implement reliability best practices. “I’ve learned some of these practices through my experience with Kruger, however the iBL course offered through Eruditio, greatly expanded my knowledge and gave me tools to apply to my current, and future, roles” said Matthew. Matthew submitted one of the best case studies we have seen to date, with great data, analysis, and explanation of the results. BASF has to be very happy with the results he has achieved. We at Eruditio definitely are, said Shon Isenhour, Partner at Eruditio. Because of the great work he has put forth we wanted to celebrate him as our graduate of the month.